opposition activist, sentenced to 2 years in prison
Date of birth: 30 January 1982
Date of detention: 14 October 2020
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Part 2 of Art. 339 of the Criminal Code - Hooliganism committed by a group of persons
Sentence: 2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Maryna Zapasnik
Prison: Penal colony No. 4
Volha Klaskouskaya is a former Narodnaya Volya journalist detained on October 14 in Minsk. She is accused of blocking traffic at the intersection of Rakasouski Avenue and Plekhanov Street on the evening of October 13. The protest was held by about 7 people, including Volha Klaskouskaya. They had a fight with one of the drivers. She is accused of committing a crime under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (organization of group actions that grossly violate public order and caused a disruption of transport).
On December 22, 2020, the Lieninski District Court of Minsk ruled to sentence Volha Klaskouskaya to two years in prison.