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Vitsebsk Members of Christian Democratic Party Get Fined $900

2003 2003-06-23T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Judge Vartynskaya of Vitsebsk Chyhunachny Borough Court fined the members of Vitsebsk branch of Christian Democratic Party BPF Uladzimir Pleshchanka and Aliaksandr Salawian 150 basic units (about 2 million rubles, 1 basic unit is about $6) for gathering signatures in support of their party comrade Siarhey Papkow who applied to court concerning the illegality of the treaty about establishment of the Union State, signed on 8 December 1999 by Aliaksandr Lukashenka and Boris Yeltsin.

For the last week several dozens of Vitsebsk citizens signed against this treaty.

Information Department of PA HRC “Viasna”