The 19th December 2010 protests. Person(s) involved:

1. Ivan Haponau


Born on 27 April 1988. Russian citizen, has a Belarusian residence permit, residing in Belarus since 1995. His mother Sabira Atakishiyeva was born in Kyrgyzstan, his father is of Russian origin. Ivan finished school in Belarus and speaks Belarusian fluently. Ivan studied on the Odessa University. Chronicle of repression Ivan Haponau participated in the 19 December […]

2. Aleh Fedarkevich


Aleh Fedarkevich was born in 1961. He is a construction worker. He worked in a construction company in his hometown. In the 90’s for a time he was a member of The Belarusian Popular Front. Chronicle of repression He participated in the actions of protest in Minsk on 19 December 2010. He was arrested during […]

3. Aleh Hnyedchyk

Born on 22 November 1986. In 2003-2005, he was repeatedly arrested and convicted for his activities as a member of the Young Front youth movement. During the 2010 presidential election, he  was a member of election campaign team of  Uladzimir Niklajeu. Chronicle of repression In July 2003, when Aleh Hnyedchyk was still a minor he was detained […]

4. Aleh Korban


Born on 4 February 1985. A member of the National Committee of the United Civil Party and a chair of the Minsk city organization of the Yound Democrats, the UCP youth wing. During the presidential election 2010 he was a member of the electoral campaign of Jaroslau Ramanchuk. Chronicle of repression In 2007, as a member […]

5. Ales Kirkievich


The deputy chair and Hrodna leader of the Young Front. Born in 1989 in Hrodna, in the family of historians. Former student of the History Faculty of the Hrodna State University. Chronology of repression Participant of the 19 December 2010 rally. Detained during the 24 December solidarity picket outside the Okrestina detention center. Sentenced to […]

6. Ales Mikhalevich

Born on 15 May 1975 in Minsk in the family of scientists. In 1997, he graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Belarusian State University. During his studies, he was a head of the Association of Belarusian Students. Attended the internship courses at the Warsaw University as well as at the Oxford University. Since […]

7. Aliaksandr Arastovich

Аляксандр Арастовіч

Born on 9 December 1952 in the town of Slutsk. Graduate of Belarusian Polytechnic Institute and postgraduate course in then Czechoslovakia. Worked as a university professor for 27 years. At present, he is an employee of a private company. In 1992-2005 – member of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party. In 2001 elected deputy chair of […]

8. Aliaksandr Atroszczankau

Аляксандр Атрошчанкаў

Born on 22 March, 1981 in Minsk. Former student of the Foreign Relations Faculty of the Belarusian State University, expelled for political activities and his cooperation with Aliaksandr Kazulin. In 2001-2006 he was a member of Zubr organization, taking part in its events, repeatedly detained by the police. In 2000, during the Freedom Day rally […]

9. Aliaksandr Fieduta

Аляксандр Фядута

Born on 3 November 1964 in Hrodno. Belarusian author, literary critic and member of the Belarus PEN. He graduated from the Faculty of Philology of the Russian State University in Hrodno (1986). In 1986-1991 he worked as a teacher of Russian language and Russian literature at school No. 20 in Hrodno. In 1991, he decided […]

10. Aliaksandr Klaskouski


Born on 26 September 1978. Finished Minsk school No. 55 and entered the Faculty of Journalism of the Belarusian State University, later received a diploma in law. In 1999, he returned from military service and married a girl from the town of Bialynichy, Mahiliou region. They have three children. In 1999, he got employed as […]

11. Aliaksandr Kviatkievich


Born on 4 February 1987 in a family of workers. He has helped his mother in her work and household since childhood. Kviatkievich finished secondary school No. 168, and then a vocational school, where he received the qualification of a joiner and machine operator. He worked at a plant, producing compressors for cars. Chronicle of […]

12. Aliaksandr Malchanau


Born on 22 June 1988 in Borisov. Former member of the Zubr youth opposition movement. His mother was reportedly dismissed from work for her son’s political activity. He studied at the Minsk International Humanities and Economics Institute. He was relegated from the Institute for his political activity. Chronicle of repression Aliaksandr was detained on 6 […]

13. Anatol Liabedzka


Born on 27 June 1961 in the village of Tryles. Worked as a mechanizer on a collective farm in his district. Then he entered the Faculty of French and History of Minsk Pedagogic University, graduating in 1985. Between 1985 and 1987 Anatol served in the Soviet Army. Then he worked as deputy head of the […]

14. Anatol Paulau


Chair of the Minsk city organization of the United Civil Party (UCP), member of its Political and National councils. Born on 18 June 1949 in the town of Vyborg in the Leningrad region, in the family of a military officer. He spent a part of his childhood at the Novaya Zemlya. Has lived in Minsk […]

15. Andrej Dzmitryeu

Андрэй Дзьмітрыеў

Born on 12 May 1981 in Minsk, studied at the philosophical faculty of the European Humanities University. Served in the army in 2000-2001. A member of the United Civil Party since 2001. Has taken part in the electoral campaigns since 1999. In the course of time he advanced from a volunteer to the head of […]

16. Andrej Pazniak

Андрэй Пазьняк

Andrej was born on 20 May 1977 in Zhodino. He worked for 14 years as an electrician. He was never involved in politics, and did not belong to any political party or political organization. From teenage years he was interested in football. His father was a well-known Belarusian football coach. Chronicle of repression Detained on […]

17. Andrej Pratasenia


Andrej was born on 12 December 1981. He studied applied mathematics at the Belarusian State University. He worked as an IT programmer. He was involved in charity work, he was helping people suffering from serious health problems to collect funds for their medical treatment. In November 2010,  a month prior to the events on the Independence […]

18. Andrej Sannikau


Andrej Sannikau was born on 8 March 1954. He is a Belarusian politician and activist. He co-founded the civil action Charter 97 and is a coordinator of the European Belarus campaign. Sannikau was a candidate at the 2010 presidential election in Belarus.

19. Arciom Hrybkou


Born on 6 January 1989 in the village of Savashy, Hrodna region.  He studied in the Minsk College of Light Industry. But he was always interested in theater, literature and art. He also finished a vocational school in Karelichy. He moved to Minsk, where he worked as a loader and pressman. Chronicle of repression On […]

20. Artyom Breus

Арцём Брэус

Born on 5 August 1983 in Estonia, where he is currently registered by the local consular section of the Russian Federation embassy as a Russian citizen. He spent his childhood in Estonia, he graduated from high school in Tallinn and then from the Tallinn European Universit. Until his arrest he lived in Minsk, Belarus. His […]

21. Dzmitry Bulanau

Дзьмітрый Буланаў

Born on 25 August 1984 in Minsk. Graduate of a medical college, he worked in a hospital, has profound interest in music. He studied also at the Institute of Contemporary Knowledge, majoring in Art. He has never been engaged in politics. Chronicle of repression Detained and beaten up (head injury) during the dispersal of the […]

22. Dzmitry Daronin


A resident of Minsk. Born on 19 April 1982. He graduated from a vocational school, was interested in computer science. He worked as a locksmith in the Minsk Motor Plant. He grew up in a large family. His father has the 1st group of disability, therefore Dzmitry was the main breadwinner in the family and […]

23. Dzmitry Drozd


Born on 26 March 1973 in the village of Drazdy (which became a part of Minsk in 1976). In 1992, Drozd graduated from the Minsk Technological School as a specialist in phototechnique. In 2005, he graduated from the historical faculty of the Belarusian State University where he studied museum management and protection of historical and cultural […]

24. Dzmitry Miadzvedz


Dzmitry was born on 16 January 1960 in Minsk. He graduated from the National Technical University with specialization in electrical engineering. For some time he worked as a scholar, later in the construction industry. He participated in the construction of many famous buildings built in the capital of Belarus, for example, he was the general […]

25. Dzmitry Us


Dzmitry was born on 10 June, 1971 in Minsk. He graduated from the Juridical Faculty of the Hrodna State University. Dzmitry worked at the Integral plant in Minsk as a construction worker. He has headed the Trivium publishing house since 1992.

26. Fiodar Mirzajanau


Born on 9 December 1990 in the town of Baranavichy in the Brest region. When he was a student he was an active participant of educational contests in history, computer science and geography that were held in the town, the region and the country. In 2008 he entered the Faculty of Management at the Belarusian […]

27. Ilya Vasilevich


Born on 6 August 1991 in Baranavichy. Former student of the Minsk Polytechnic College. Chronicle of repression He served 10 days of arrest for participation in the 19 December. He was expelled from College. Detained by the KGB as a suspect in the mass riots case and taken to the Okrestina Street detention center, later […]

28. Irina Chalip

Ірына Халіп

Born on 12 November 1976 in Minsk. Personal correspondent of Russian Novaya Gazeta in Belarus. Former deputy editor-in-chief of Belaruskaya Delovaya Gazeta and editor-in-chief of Imya weekly, which was closed down by the authorities. Repeatedly prosecuted for her journalist activities. In April 1997, Irina, together with her father, screenwriter and documentarian Uladzimir Chalip, was badly […]

29. Jauhien Sakret


Jauhien Sakret was born on 3 October 1966 in Minsk. After graduating from the high school No. 110, he served in the army. He graduated from the Technological Institute of Forestry (now the Belarusian State University of Technology). Jauhien Sakret is the author of poems and prose, his works have been published in periodicals. During […]

30. Mikita Likhavid


Born on 27 May 1990 in Minsk. Former student of the Faculty of Law at Minsk Institute of Management. His studies were suspended after the 19 December events. Activist of the For Freedom movement. Chronicle of repression Mikita was detained on 19 December 2010 on the Independence Square in Minsk and sentenced to 15 days […]

31. Mikola Statkevich

Мікола Статкевіч

Born on 12 August 1956 in the village Ladno, Slutsk region, in the district of Minsk in Belarus. In 1978 he graduated from the College of Engineering, with the title of Radio-electronics engineer. From 1978-1982 he served in the Red Army in Murmansk in the north perimeter of the USSR. There he became a member […]

32. Nasta Dashkievich

Дашкевіч (Палажанка)

Nasta Dashkievich née Palazhanka was born on 2 August 1990 in Minsk. Deputy chair of the Young Front, a nation-oriented democratic youth organization. Attended Schools no. 73 and 37 in Minsk. In 2008 she entered the Philosophy and Political Studies Faculty of the European Humanities University. Nasta has been repeatedly subjected to harassment by the authorities, nevertheless […]

33. Natalia Radzina


Journalist of the Charter-97 web-site. Born on 3 May 1979 in the town of Kobryn in the family of an officer. She has worked with various independent periodicals – Imya, Narodnaya Volia, Naviny, Nasha Svaboda. Repeatedly arrested and beaten during opposition rallies. On 16 March 2010 she was beaten during the search at the Charter-97 […]

34. Pavel Sieviaryniets

Павал Севярынец

Born on 30 December 1976 in Orsha. He graduated from the Geography Faculty of the Belarusian State University.In 1995 Paval Sieviaryniets joined the Belarusian Popular Front. In February 1997 he became leader of the Minsk youth fraction of the organization. In September 1997 he became one of the founders of Malady Front. From 1994 till 1999 […]

35. Pavel Vinogradov


Born on 24 April 1988 in Minsk. Graduate of  a vocational school. epeatedly detained by the militia for his political activity. Former activist of the European Belarus campaign. In 2007 he was sentenced to 5 days of arrest. In 2008 Pavel was one of the defendants in the Case of 14 and was sentenced to […]

36. Siarhiej Kazakou


Born on 12 February 1992 in Leninogorsk, Russia. Later moved to Minsk with his mother. Activist of the European Belarus civil campaign. He graduated from high school No. 85 in Minsk. He is passionate  with music, he participated in several music competitions. Self taught himself to play guitar and bass guitar, he was the guitarists […]

37. Siarhiej Marcalieu

Сяргей Марцалеў

Siarhiej was born 29 April 1977 in Minsk in a family of scientists. He is a grandson of Stanislav Marcalieu, director of the Institute of Arts, Ethnography and Folklore of the Academy of Sciences. After  graduating high school he studied at the Faculty of International Relations at the Belarusian State University, he was expelled for political […]

38. Siarhiej Vazniak

Сяргей Вазьняк

Siarhej is a civil activist and a member of the Belarusian Association of Journalists. He is one of the founders of the Party of Communist of Belarus (they were renamed in 2009 and became the Belarusian United Left Party ‘Fair World’ in 2009). During the 2010 presidential election he worked as a member of Uladzimir Niklajeu’s […]

39. Sviatoslav Baranovich

Сьвятаслаў Барановіч

Born on 18 April 1986 in the province of Vileyka in the district of Minsk. By the time of the arrest he was living in Minsk, he worked as a construction worker. Chronicle of repression Sviatoslav participated in the protests against the rigged elections on 19 December 2010 in Minsk. He was arrested and charged […]

40. Uladzimir Hamichenka


Born on 1986. He was brought up in an orphanage and educated at boarding school in the town of Rudzensk, Minsk region. Graduate of Slutsk agricultural college. Not affiliated with any political movements. Chronicle of repression Repeatedly convicted of administrative offences and twice convicted of criminal offences. On 6 December 2010, he was freed on […]

41. Uladzimir Jaromienak

Уладзімер Яроменак

Born on 4 September 1990 in the town of Miyory. Student of the  Belarusian State University at the Faculty of Informatics and Radioelectronics. Member of the Young Front movement and activist of the Belarusian Christian Democracy (BCD). Participated in the 19 December events. Chronicle of repression Detained after 19 December 2010 rally. Sentenced to 15 […]

42. Uladzimir Kobiec


Born in 1971. In 1989  he graduated from the Geography Department at the  Belarusian State University. Former employer of the Minsk Regional Institute of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of Belarus. In 2000, he graduated from the Academy of Public Administration under the aegis of the President […]

43. Uladzimir Loban

Born on 16 January 1978 in the town of Khoiniki, Homel region. After the Chernobyl disaster, his family moved to Vitebsk region. Graduate of the Belarusian State Technology University. Not affiliated with any political movement. Chronicle of repression Detained during the dispersal of the 19 December rally and sentenced to 10 days of arrest in […]

44. Uladzimir Niklajeu

Уладзімір Някляеў

Was born on 9 July 1946 in Smarhon. He is a Belarusian politician, poet and writer. Uladzimir Niklajeu spent his childhood in village Kreva.  From 1962 till 1966 Uladzimir Niklajeu was a student of the Higher State Communications College.  In 1969 Uladzimir entered the Department of Philology of the Minsk Pedagogical Institute (graduated in 1973). In […]

45. Vasil Parfiankou


He was born on 30 August 1983 in Minsk, finished 9 classes of the Minsk school No. 163. He worked as a locksmith. He was an activist of the unregistered Belarusian Freedom Party. Actively participated in the defense of Kuropaty in 2002. He took part in protest actions of the Young Front and Zubr youth movement. […]

46. Vital Matsukevich


Born on 2 May 1987. He graduated from the school No. 138 in Minsk. He studied economics and law at the Belarusian Institute of Jurisprudence. He did not participate in any political movements.

47. Vital Rymasheuski

Віталь Рымашэўскі

Born on 3 March 1975. A Construction engineer, graduated from the Belarusian National Technical University in 1997. In 1999 he studied at the High State Management School at the Union of Public Management in Germany, where he did research on the economical and political situation of Germany. Professionally involved in politics since 1996. Has been a member […]

48. Zmicer Bandarenka

Зміцер Бандарэнка

Zmicer Bandarenka was born on 28 September 1963 in Minsk. Zmicer is a civic activist and a supporter of the Belarusian Association of Journalists. He was born in Minsk on September 28, 1963, and graduated from the Physical Education Institute in 1984. In 1995-1996 he worked for an independent radio 101.2 FM that was shut […]

49. Zmicer Novik


Born on 16 September 1981 in Baranovichi. He graduated from the high school No. 13, then studied at the Academy of Physical Education in Minsk.  He worked as a security worker in a restaurant, and later in the embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Belarus. He was never interested in politics. Chronicle of repression […]