Vladislav is an antifascist from Minsk who participated in the 2020 uprising against the dictatorship and rigged elections. He was detained on November 30 under Art. 342 part 1 (gross violation of public order). Vlad was also detained on the march on November 1, severely beaten, the next day he was fined. A search was also conducted in his apartment.
On February 23, 2021, he was sentenced to 3 years of custodial restraint. On June 3 was transfered to an open-type correctional facility.
Denis Boltut is an antifascist and fan of the MTZ-RIPO football club. He was detained on September 25, 2020 after the protests against Lukashenko’s inauguration. Denis was charged with art. 342.1 (organization and preparation of actions grossly violating public order, or active participation in them), 364 (violence against the police), 293.1 (organisation of mass riots).
Vitaliy Shishlov is an antifascist and fan of “MTZ-RIPO” football club. He was detained on September 25, 2020 for participation in protests against Lukashenko’s inauguration. Vitaly was charged under Art. 364 (violence or threat of violence against an officer of internal affairs) and Art. 293.1 (organization of mass riots).
Tamaz Pipiya is an antifascist from Minsk and a fan of the football club “MTZ-RIPO”. He was detained on 26 September 2020 on suspicion of organizing mass riots on September 23 during the inauguration of Lukashenko. The charges were brought under part 2 of article 293 (participation in mass riots).
Timur Pipiya – antifascist from Minsk and a fan of the football club “MTZ-RIPO”. He was detained on 25 September 2020 on suspicion of organizing mass riots on September 23 during Lukashenko’s inauguration. He was charged under part 1 of article 342 (organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order or active participation in them), organising mass riots (art. 293.1) and using violence against the police (art. 364).
On 2 July 2021 sentenced to 6 years and 2 months in prison.
Arrested on 29.09.2020 for POLITICAL REASONS according to part 2 of Article 293 of the criminal article of the Republic of Belarus charged with participation in mass riots and sentenced to 8 years of imprisonment.
Ilya was born in the city of Moksha (Penza region). At the time of his arrest Ilya lived in Penza. He is a student of the Faculty of Physics, Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the Pedagogical Institute n.a. Belinsky of Penza State University. The environmental activist-ecologist, anti-fascist. At school, Shakursky gathered classmates and went with them to clean the river Moksha. He writes poems and prose.
Viktor was born in Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan. From the age of 10, he was interested in remote control robots, fixing electronic devices, and computer programming. After school he moved to Omsk (Russia) where he started working as computer programmer (coder), linux-community user, open-source software and open-internet enthusiast and gave lectures about internet-security. He is also a left-wing activist, antifascist, supporter of working unions.
In the run-up to presidential elections and the FIFA World Cup, repressions against antifascists and anarchists started in Russia. In Autumn 2017, 6 people were arrested in Penza; several of them had weapons and explosives planted on them. FSB officers then tortured the antifascists right in the detention facility: they applied naked wires to the activists’ various body parts and turned the electricity on, they beat them up, hanged them upside down.
On April 5, 2019 in Cremona, Tommy was arrested. He is an anarchist who tried to resist a police arrest under the house of a fascist (who in the previous days had put himself on display with some cowardly provocations). A police car was smashed during the episode. On April 10, the sentence was pronounced by the Cremona court: one year, eight months and ten days of imprisonment for charges of “resistance, aggravated damage, injuries, threats and outrage”.