“Young Front” activists fined for throwing eggs at Lenin

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The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

The court of the Maskouski district of Minsk satisfied in part the claim by communists Mikalai Yushchanka and Mikalai Valovich.

“Young Front” activists are obliged to pay them 1,166,731 rubles as the moral and material compensation for an egg attack on a monument to Lenin, RFE/RL reports.

Communists Yushchanka and Valovich filed a claim against “Young Front” activists Mikhail Muski, Raman Vasiliieu and Pavel Siarhei.

The “Young Front” members organized an egg attack on the monument to Lenin on Nezalezhnasts Square in Minsk on the October Revolution Day, an official holiday in Belarus. They also chanted “Communists must be drawn to account” and “Tribunal for Communism”.

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