The Gomel Regional Court announced the so-called “verdict” to the defendants in the “Tsikhanouski case”: Siarhei Tsikhanouski and Mikalai Statkevich, Ihar Losik, the author of the telegram channel “Belarus golovnogo mozga”, Uladzimir Tsyhanovich, the author if the MozgON Youtube-channel, Artsiom Sakau, the cameraman of “A country to live in” and Dmitry Popov, a social network moderator of “A country to live in”.
Siarhei Tsikhanouski — 18 years
Ihar Losik — 15 years
Mikalai Statkevich — 14 years
Uladzimir Tsyhanovich — 15 years
Artsiom Sakau — 16 years
Dmitry Popov — 16 years
All six defendants were tried behind closed doors in the Gomel pre-trial detention center, the case began on June 24. All political prisoners will serve their sentences in a high-security prison colony.
На русском языке:
Сергея Тихановского приговорили к 18 годам лишения свободы
На беларускай мове: Сяргея Ціханоўскага прыгаварылі да 18 гадоў пазбаўлення волі