Zmicer Zubro was born in Borisov. In early 2000, he joined the youth movement Zubr. He was actively involved in politics since the age of 17. He graduated from the Polytechnic College in Borisov with the specialization engineer – mechanic.
Chronicle of repression
Zmicer Zubro and Aliaksandr Kazakou were detained at night on 28 December 2005 for political graffiti (they wrote on a wall number 16 that symbolizes the Day of Solidarity). The youngsters spent more than two days in a temporary detention and were released under written undertaking not to leave Minsk. They were charged with violation of the article 363, part 2 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus (resisting militia officers).
On 7 April 2006 Judge Valery Jesman found Zmicer Zubro guilty and sentenced him to 2 years of freedom restriction. Soon Zubro left Belarus. He lived in Kiev, then in Warsaw, where he enrolled at the Warsaw University of Technology.