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On 18 February the Administrative Commission of Rahachou District Executive Committee headed by Valiantsina Zaitseva, Executive Committee Head for Affairs, imposed a fine of 120 thousand rubles on Dzmitry Shkulkou, a deputy of the local District Soviet and a member of UCP.

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This is the information provided Radio Liberty. The deputy was accused of illegally producing flyers covering the reform of the housing and utilities complex.

The report registering the violation allegedly committed by Shkulkou arrived from the police department of Chyhunachny Borough of Homel. On 4 February Homel police officers together with representatives of the traffic police had stopped a taxi that was taking Deputy Shkulkou to the railroad station and searched his personal belongings. In the deputy’s bag the police officers found flyers of the Partnership initiative about the reform of the housing and utilities complex in Belarus.

A report registering the distribution of flyers whose content allegedly aims to damage the state and civil order was drawn up. After Deputy Shkulkou said at the sitting of the Administrative Commission that he could not be possibly going to Homel to distribute the flyers as he had been in a taxi, the commission fined him for illegal production of flyers.

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