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folder Categories of cases: Anti-war actions
Hometown: Minsk
Date of birth 29.07.1986
Address for letters: IK No. 1, 211440, Novopolotsk, st. Technical, 8
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At the end of October 2022, six men were detained in Minsk for allegedly hanging a sewn white-red-white flag along with the flag of Ukraine on power line supports in Minsk on October 7. These are Igor Tepteev, Yuri Nesterenko, Victor Grinko, Valery Balabeshko, Vladimir Savelyev, Igor Tikach. Only the next day a post appeared on Anton Mot’s Telegram channel with a photo of the flag and the caption: “Minsk residents congratulate the Ukrainian people on the wonderful news from the Crimean bridge. Crime is Ukraine! Long live Belarus! Glory to Ukraine!”

Tepteev said in the pro-government film that he has known the other defendants in the case since childhood. According to Igor, he did not think that there would be criminal liability for hanging flags. The flag was made back in March, Igor kept it at home for a long time, and then gave it to Yuri.

According to propagandist Gladkaya, Igor’s wife was forced to leave Belarus due to persecution for the events of 2020. Now she is in Poland, and the man with small children is in Belarus.

On September 14, 2023, an appeal hearing was held. The verdict came into force.

Trial outcome 12.06.2023:

3.5 years imprisonment in a colony

After the sentence comes into effect, it is only possible to write letters to a prisoner. According to article 85 of the Penal Enforcement Code, prisoners cannot receive money transfers from persons who are not family members. Parcels are also only possible from relatives. If you want to help, help families directly, if this option is available on the prisoner's card.
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folder Categories of cases: Anti-war actions
Hometown: Minsk
Date of birth 04.04.1987
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At the beginning of October 2022, in the Moscow district of the capital, unknown persons hung a white-red-white flag and the flag of Ukraine on a power line support. Only the next day a post appeared on Anton Mot’s Telegram channel with a photo of the flag and the caption: “Minsk residents congratulate the Ukrainian people on the wonderful news from the Crimean bridge. Crime is Ukraine! Long live Belarus! Glory to Ukraine!” During operational search activities, police officers detained six Minsk residents aged 34 to 36 years who allegedly did this. Including Igor.

According to propagandist Gladkaya, since September 2020, Igor Tikach has left more than three thousand messages in one of the extremist courtyard chats.

Gladkaya also notes that Savelyev and Tikach allegedly wanted to get visas, renewed their passports, and Igor was already waiting for a call from the Polish consulate. Igor still has two minor children and a wife who has serious health problems.

On September 14, 2023, an appeal hearing was held. The verdict came into force.

Trial outcome 12.06.2023:

unknown years of imprisonment in colony

After the sentence comes into effect, it is only possible to write letters to a prisoner. According to article 85 of the Penal Enforcement Code, prisoners cannot receive money transfers from persons who are not family members. Parcels are also only possible from relatives. If you want to help, help families directly, if this option is available on the prisoner's card.
Political prisoners
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folder Categories of cases: Anti-war actions
Hometown: Minsk
Date of birth 19.02.1987
Address for letters: No information
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At the beginning of October 2022, in the Moscow district of the capital, unknown persons hung a white-red-white flag and the flag of Ukraine on a power line support. Only the next day a post appeared on Anton Mot’s Telegram channel with a photo of the flag and the caption: “Minsk residents congratulate the Ukrainian people on the wonderful news from the Crimean bridge. Crime is Ukraine! Long live Belarus! Glory to Ukraine!” During operational search activities, police officers detained six Minsk residents aged 34 to 36 years who allegedly did this. Including Vladimir.

Savelyev said in a pro-government video that the action was organized in support of Ukrainians: “This is support for civilians who are dying in an unnecessary war.”

On September 14, 2023, an appeal hearing was held. The verdict came into force.

Trial outcome 12.06.2023:

unknown years of imprisonment in colony

After the sentence comes into effect, it is only possible to write letters to a prisoner. According to article 85 of the Penal Enforcement Code, prisoners cannot receive money transfers from persons who are not family members. Parcels are also only possible from relatives. If you want to help, help families directly, if this option is available on the prisoner's card.
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Bank of letters 2
In custody: 502 days
folder Categories of cases: Anti-war actions, Anti-war campaigns
Hometown: Gomel
Date of birth 08.06.1998
Address for letters: No information
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On January 9, 2023, the Gomel Regional Court considered the case of two Homel residents - Vladislav Yatsenko and Kirill Plakushchev. According to the investigation, one of them repeatedly posted publications in one of the social networks calling for participation in the battalion of Kastus Kalinouski, «Azov» and other formations of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. And I also transferred 21 EUR for Kastus Kalinouski's battalion. And both guys were accused of putting cynical inscriptions and drawings on the walls of buildings. The court estimated the damage at 130 BYN.

Trial outcome:

5 years of imprisonment in a penal colony of strict regime.

After the sentence comes into effect, it is only possible to write letters to a prisoner. According to article 85 of the Penal Enforcement Code, prisoners cannot receive money transfers from persons who are not family members. Parcels are also only possible from relatives. If you want to help, help families directly, if this option is available on the prisoner's card.
Political prisoners
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folder Categories of cases: Anti-war actions
Hometown: Minsk
Date of birth 25.02.1987
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At the end of October 2022, six men were detained in Minsk for allegedly hanging a sewn white-red-white flag along with the flag of Ukraine on power line supports in Minsk on October 7. These are Igor Tepteev, Yuri Nesterenko, Victor Grinko, Valery Balabeshko, Vladimir Savelyev, Igor Tikach. Only the next day a post appeared on Anton Mot’s Telegram channel with a photo of the flag and the caption: “Minsk residents congratulate the Ukrainian people on the wonderful news from the Crimean bridge. Crime is Ukraine! Long live Belarus! Glory to Ukraine!”

It is reported that it was Yuri who took the photo, which later appeared in Anton Motolko’s tg channel. But Yuri himself said that he sent the photo only to a friendly chat.

On September 14, 2023, an appeal hearing was held. The verdict came into force.

Trial outcome 12.06.2023:

2 years imprisonment in a colony

After the sentence comes into effect, it is only possible to write letters to a prisoner. According to article 85 of the Penal Enforcement Code, prisoners cannot receive money transfers from persons who are not family members. Parcels are also only possible from relatives. If you want to help, help families directly, if this option is available on the prisoner's card.
Political prisoners
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folder Categories of cases: Anti-war actions
Hometown: Minsk
Date of birth 23.07.1986
Address for letters: No information
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At the beginning of October 2022, in the Moscow district of the capital, unknown persons hung a white-red-white flag and the flag of Ukraine on a power line support. During operational search activities, police officers detained six Minsk residents aged 34 to 36 years who allegedly did this. Including Victor . Only the next day a post appeared on Anton Mot’s Telegram channel with a photo of the flag and the caption: “Minsk residents congratulate the Ukrainian people on the wonderful news from the Crimean bridge. Crime is Ukraine! Long live Belarus! Glory to Ukraine!”

Former employee of BelVEB Bank.

On September 14, 2023, an appeal hearing was held. The verdict came into force.

Trial outcome 12.06.2023:

unknown years of imprisonment in colony

After the sentence comes into effect, it is only possible to write letters to a prisoner. According to article 85 of the Penal Enforcement Code, prisoners cannot receive money transfers from persons who are not family members. Parcels are also only possible from relatives. If you want to help, help families directly, if this option is available on the prisoner's card.
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In custody: 630 days
folder Categories of cases: Anti-war actions
Hometown: Minsk
Date of birth 10.03.1980
Address for letters: IK -22, p.o.b 20, Brest region, Ivatsevichi, st. Domanovo, 225295
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Detained for hanging a white-red-white flag and the flag of Ukraine on the facade of a high-rise building in Minsk.

After his detention, the channel in the Zello mobile application, through which he communicated during the rally, was recognized as an extremist formation.

21.03.2023 The trial began on March 20, 2023, Judge Kuchuk

Trial outcome 06.04.2023:

5 years of imprisonment in a penal colony of strict regime.

After the sentence comes into effect, it is only possible to write letters to a prisoner. According to article 85 of the Penal Enforcement Code, prisoners cannot receive money transfers from persons who are not family members. Parcels are also only possible from relatives. If you want to help, help families directly, if this option is available on the prisoner's card.
Political prisoners
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In custody: 630 days
folder Categories of cases: Anti-war actions
Hometown: Minsk
Date of birth 09.04.1971
Address for letters: IK No. 1, 211440, Novopolotsk, st. Technical, 8
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Detained for hanging a white-red-white flag After their detention, the channel in the Zello mobile application through which they communicated during the rally was recognized as an extremist formation.

21.03.2023 The trial began on March 20, 2023, Judge Kuchuk

Trial outcome 06.04.2023:

4 years 9 months of imprisonment in a penal colony of strict regime.

After the sentence comes into effect, it is only possible to write letters to a prisoner. According to article 85 of the Penal Enforcement Code, prisoners cannot receive money transfers from persons who are not family members. Parcels are also only possible from relatives. If you want to help, help families directly, if this option is available on the prisoner's card.
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In custody: 630 days
folder Categories of cases: Anti-war actions
Hometown: Minsk
Date of birth 25.06.1981
Guardian: Janina Sazanovich
Address for letters: IK №17, 213004, Shklov, ul. 1-ya Zavodskaya, 8
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He was detained for hanging a white-red-white flag and the flag of Ukraine in a 19-storey building on Lesya Ukrainka Street.

After his arrest, the channel in the Zello mobile application, through which he communicated during the rally, was recognized as an extremist formation.

19.09.2023 Сегодня 19 сентября прошёл суд в закрытом режиме, в Верховном суде, приговор без изменения
20.03.2023 Judge Kuchuk

Trial outcome 06.04.2023:

5 years of imprisonment in a penal colony of strict regime.

After the sentence comes into effect, it is only possible to write letters to a prisoner. According to article 85 of the Penal Enforcement Code, prisoners cannot receive money transfers from persons who are not family members. Parcels are also only possible from relatives. If you want to help, help families directly, if this option is available on the prisoner's card.
Political prisoners
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In custody: 630 days
folder Categories of cases: Anti-war actions
Hometown: Minsk
Date of birth 26.06.1987
Address for letters: IK-4, ul. Antoshkina, 3, 246035, Gomel
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She was detained for hanging a white-red-white flag and the flag of Ukraine in a 19-storey building on Lesya Ukrainka Street.

After her arrest, the channel in the Zello mobile application, through which she communicated during the rally, was recognized as an extremist formation.

On September 19, 2023, an appeal hearing was held. The verdict came into force.

Trial outcome 06.04.2023:

5 years of imprisonment in a penal colony of general regime.

After the sentence comes into effect, it is only possible to write letters to a prisoner. According to article 85 of the Penal Enforcement Code, prisoners cannot receive money transfers from persons who are not family members. Parcels are also only possible from relatives. If you want to help, help families directly, if this option is available on the prisoner's card.
Political prisoners
Bank of letters 0
folder Categories of cases: Anti-war actions
Hometown: Novolukoml
Date of birth 02.09.1998
Address for letters: Released pending appeal
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Stepan is 23 years old, he is a resident of Novolukoml. He was accused of having made extremist inscriptions on the pipeline of the Lukoml power station in March of this year, and two months later painted images of white-red-white and blue-yellow flags on the surface of an artillery piece installed on the territory of a military burial in the village of Starie Lavki of the Chashniki district.

Trial outcome 23.08.2022:

2,5 years of freedom restriction with referral to an open-type correctional facility.

Anna-Louise Belkevich
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In custody: 112 days
folder Categories of cases: Anti-war actions
Hometown: Minsk
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19 year old student of MSLU.

Before the verdict was announced, the girl had been in custody since September 2, 2020. She was found guilty that on March 6, 2022, she pasted a leaflet containing slander against Lukashenko on an advertising banner on one of the streets of Minsk. According to the position of the prosecution, she spread false information about Lukashenko.

The girl admitted her guilt and said that she had printed out a leaflet and pasted it together with her friend to draw people's attention to what was happening in the world. Witnesses reported about the sticker to the police. The girl were identified by CCTV cameras.

Trial outcome:

1.5 years of freedom restriction without referral to a correctional facility.

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In custody: 521 day
folder Categories of cases: Anti-war actions
Hometown: Brest
Date of birth 24.11.1954
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It seems that the criminal case is connected with the application of protest inscriptions in Brest with a felt-tip pen. Earlier, the security forces announced the detention of a 68-year-old pensioner who wrote “No to war” and “Long live Belarus!” at the stopping point.

Trial outcome 22.02.2023:

1 year of restriction of liberty without a referral.

Oksana Anatolievna Zaretskaya
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Trial date: 27 may 2024, 14:30
г.Минск, пр.газеты «Правда», 27
In custody: 470 days
folder Categories of cases: Protests 2020, Minsk, Anti-war actions
Hometown: Minsk
Date of birth 17.05.1982
Number of children: 2 children
Was in: IK-4IK-4, ul. Antoshkina, 3, 246035, Gomel
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According to human rights activists, Oksana was detained at the end of December 2022.
She was a member of the core team of the Coordination Council. In June 2021, she was detained during the premiere of the production “White Rabbit, Red Rabbit” and was released after drawing up a report. In May 2021, her apartment was searched.

Oksana was tried together with political prisoner Bohdan Korovets , founder of the Astronim company and the White Square advertising and marketing festival.

Oksana Zaretskaya’s father has health problems, Bogdan is raising a child with a disability.

According to human rights activists, Oksana felt unwell after the verdict was announced and was hospitalized. The woman spent at least three days in a coma, and after some time she was returned to Volodarka. The pre-trial detention center doctors did not provide proper medical care to Zaretskaya, and did not even take valerian for her in the packages from her relatives.

On April 10, 2024, she was released after fully serving the sentence imposed by the court.

Trial outcome:

1,5 years of imprisonment in a penal colony of general regime.

Valery Balabeshko
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folder Categories of cases: Anti-war actions
Hometown: Minsk
Date of birth 13.10.1986
Number of children: 2 children
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According to the pro-government telegram channels, he was detained for displaying a black-and-white and Ukrainian flag in early October 2022.

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