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 since 1965. He finished secondary school No. 4 in 1966, and graduated from the Faculty of Chemistry at the Belarusian State University in 1971. Worked as a teacher in the Lahoisk district. In 1973-2000 he worked at the University. In 2001 he headed the electoral headquarters of the presidential candidate Mikalay Chigir.

Chronicle of repression

In 2010 was a member of election campaign team of the presidential candidate Jaroslau Romanchuk during the 2010 presidential election. Detained at 7 a.m. on 20 December at home. Received charges under the article 293, part 1 and 2 of the Criminal Code (mass riot), and was placed in the pre-trial prison of the KGB. On 7 January was released under a written recognizance not to leave Minsk. In August 2011 the criminal case against him was closed.

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