Political prisoner Natallia Vasilevich released awaiting sentence commencement

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Natallia Vasilevich

Natallia Vasilevich

On June 14, the Saviecki District Court of Minsk considered the criminal case against Natallia Vasilevich, who was charged with insulting a government official under Article 369 of the Criminal Code and insulting the President under Part 1 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code.

Judge Aliaksandr Volk considered the case.

Natallia Vasilevich was arrested on December 15, 2021. She was kept in pre-trial detention center in Žodzina.

The first court hearing was held on June 7. On June 10, the state prosecutor requested to send Vasilevich to an open-type correctional facility for three years. The court found no mitigating circumstances and granted the prosecution's proposal to sentence Natallia Vasilevich to three years of freedom restriction in an open-type correctional penitentiary.

Natallia was released in the courtroom awaiting the commencement of the sentence.