MINSK CITY COURT LEFT EX-LAWYER'S SENTENCE UNALTERED.
Ihar Aksionchyk, ex-lawyer of the family of missing journalist Dzmitry Zavadski, was tried in November 2002. He was charged with disclosure of investigation secret in the disappearance case of ORT cameraman Dzmitry Zavadski and received a suspended sentence of 18 months of prison. Aksionchyk informed journalists that Prosecutor General Viktar Sheiman was possibly linked to disappearances of well-known people in Belarus.
He appealed against the sentence to Minsk city court, but it left the verdict of the lower court unchanged.