Date of birth: 24 Feb
Date of detention: 12 Aug 2020
Part 1 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code - Organization of riots
Yury Vaskrasenski is a businessman and coordinator of Viktar Babaryka's campaign team. He was detained on August 12. The next day, a story aired on Belarus 1 TV called him the organizer of the protests in the capital's Uruchcha district. Vaskrasenski is suspected of committing crimes under Articles 293 (mass riots) and 310 (deliberate blocking of transport communications) of the Criminal Code.
He was held in the KGB pre-trial prison.
*On October 11, Vaskrasenski was released from pre-trial detention