sentenced to 2 years of restricted freedom
Date of birth: 15 October 1983
Date of detention: 22 August 2021
Art. 370 of the Criminal Code - Desecration of state symbols
Part 1 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code - Hooliganism
Sentence: 2 years
Penalty: restricted freedom in an open penal facility ("khimiya")
Prison: Open correctional facility No. 43
Vital Samsonau is a resident of Navahrudak sentenced to two years of restricted freedom (“khimiya”) under Articles 339 of the Criminal Code (hooliganism) and 370 of the Criminal Code (insulting the state flag).
He has been serving his sentence since late August 2021.