The Young Front movement activist. Born 1 December 1988 in Vilnius. In his teens Eduard decided to pursue a military career. He was interested in military literature and practiced sports. Served in the special unit of Vitebsk paratroops. After leaving the army, Eduard became chair of the Young Front Minsk office.
Chronicle of repression
On 24 March 2011 Eduard Lobau was sentenced to four years in a high-security colony by the Maskouski District Court of Minsk. The verdict was delivered by judge Alena Shylko. 22 year old Lobau was charged under the art. 339, part 3 (malicious hooliganism). Lobau was detained on 18 December 2010 together with the Young Front leader Zmitser Dashkevich. They were accused of beating passers-by, Konstantin Savitsky and Aleh Malyshevl. The detention of Lobau and Dashkevich was a preventive action prepared by the Belarusian special services before the presidential election that took place on 19 December 2010. From 7 July 2011 Lobau is serving the sentence in the colony No. 22 in Ivatsevichy.