sentenced to 1 1/2 years in prison
Date of detention: 13 July 2021
Art. 342 of the Criminal Code — Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order, or active participation in them
Sentence: 1 1/2 years
Penalty: imprisonment in a general-security penal colony
Judge: Siarhei Shatsila
Prosecutor: Raman Chabatarou
Prison: Penal colony No. 14
Yauhen Kuzmiankou is a resident of Minsk convicted under Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (group actions grossly violating public order).
According to the case file, on August 9, 2020, Kuzmiankou was in central Minsk, where he, being intoxicated and acting in a group of people, took part in actions that "grossly violated public order". In particular, he publicly shouted slogans and loudly clapped his hands. He was also accused of participating in the protest held on September 6.
At the August rally, Kuzmiankou was wounded by a rubber bullet.
In October 2021, he was sentenced to 1 year and 6 months in a general-security penal colony.