Minsk court fines entrepreneur Aliaksandr Makayeu

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Aliaksandr Makayeu

Aliaksandr Makayeu

The Court of Minsk Maskouski District considered on December 27 the administrative charges brought against businessman Aliaksandr Makayeu. He was charged under Article 23.34, Para. 3 (“participation in an unauthorized mass event, repeated throughout the year”). The case was heard by Judge Yauhen Khatkevich.

The entrepreneur was found guilty and sentenced to a fine of 5 mln rubles.

Aliaksandr Makayeu’s car was stopped on December 1 during the marking of the anniversary of the Slutsk anti-Soviet uprising of 1920s. On December the police of  the town of Kopyl district detained Aliaksandr Makayeu in Minsk at the market "Rakauski Kirmash"; he was forced to provide explanations and later charged by a police major Shapashnikau.