Zmicer Hvedaruk

Zmicer Hvedaruk together with Nasta Dashkievich (Palazhanka), Aliaksiej Yanusheuski, Aleh Korban and Borys Gorieckij were arrested in so called the Young Front case. He was born on 5 March 1988. He graduated from high school No. 11 in Minsk. He played professional football. He is interested in Belarusian history and culture. He actively participated in the actions of the opposition.

Chronicle of repression

Criminal case against the activists of the Young Front was launched on 4 February 2007. They were charged under the article 193, part 1 of the Criminal Code (acting on behalf of an unregistered organization). The authorities arrested a number of Young Front activist during their meeting in a private apartment in Minsk.

Zmicer Hvedaruk and Aleh Korban were placed in the KGB detention center, where they spent three days as suspects in a criminal case. Finally, the judge fined Zmicer Hvedaruk, Aliaksiej Yanusheuski, Aleh Korban and Borys Gorieckij and imposed the court warning to Nasta Dashkievich (Palazhanka).

The accusation was based on materials seized during the search, as well as on recordings of telephone conversations and records from meetings of the members of the organization, which took place on 29 September 2006, and on 25 and 29 January and 1 and 4 February 2007. According to the indictment, the aim of the Young Front was to seize power by organizing mass actions. The trial began on 28 May 2007,  in Minsk.

The prosecutor, Mrs. Michonska  asked to punish Zmicer with a fine of 500 minimal wages. Judge Ruslan Aniskevich found Zmitser guilty and fined him with 40 minimal wages (1 million, 240 thousand BYR).

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