Zmicer Abaudouski son of Sergei Abaudouski, a renowned human rights activist from Mogilev. Repression against Abaudouski began shortly before 20 July 1999 which was according to the Constitution of 1996 the date on which President Lukashenko should end his presidency term. On that day the opposition scheduled protests.
Slavomir Adamovich was born on 8 March 1962 in Russia. Later, his family moved to ancestral homelands and settled in Belarus. He graduated from vocational school No. 17 in Swirsk (the Southern Baikal region). He has worked in Kazakhstan, sovkhoz Budslav, for Belarusian railways, and in the Kirov machine factory in Minsk. He is a […]
Jauhien was born in 1979. He is an activist of the civil campaign European Belarus. He lives in Minsk. Chronicle of repression He was detained on 27 July 1999, after an opposition rally and accused of “malicious hooliganism” (Article 201 part 2 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus). He allegedly struck the […]
Mikalay Astreika was born on 11 November 1980 in Minsk. He graduated from high school, and then, from the Belarusian State University. Chronicle of repression In October 2005, Mikalay tried to register the social organization Partnership that would deal with an independent electoral observation, but the authorities did not register it. On 29 October the […]
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 […]
A veteran of the war in Afghanistan, a successful entrepreneur and pro-democracy activist from Volkovysk. Born on 7 January 1963 in Volkovysk. He graduated from Vocational School No. 37 in the neighbouring village Bolszaja Bierestovitza, he was trained as a car mechanic. Since 1981, he served in the Army as a driver in the strategic […]
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 […]
Yury Bandazhevsky is a former director of the Medical Institute in Gomel (Belarus), he is a scientist working on sanitary consequences of the Chernobyl disaster. In 1989 he created the first scientific institute in Belarus, dedicated to work on the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. He was born on 9 January 1957 in Radun in the Voranava […]
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 […]
Born on 9 May 1988 in Pinsk. He studied at the University of Wroclaw in Poland, and at the University of St. Petersburg. One of the defendants in the Case of 14. He is an independent journalist. He lives and works in Minsk.
11. Bondar Ales
Ales Bondar – in 2008 one of the defendants in the Case of 14. Born on 14 May 1981 into a military family in Russia. After some time the family moved to Belarus, his father’s homeland. In 2003 he graduated from the Belarusian Institute of Jurisprudence, received a degree in law with a specialization in […]
12. Bondarau Ales
Ales Bondarau is a citizen of Minsk, a physicist by profession. He was one of the first political prisoners in modern history of Belarus. He was convicted for taking part in the the Day of Will – Belarusian Independence Day on 23 March 1997 at which demonstrators and militia clashed. Chronicle of repression On 1 […]
13. Branickaja Enira
Enira Bronickaja was born on 31 August 1981 in Minsk. She graduated with honors from the law department at the Belarusian State University (the BSU), and was admitted into the doctoral program. In the years 2004-2005 she was teaching on the BSU “Ideology of the Belarusian state.” She was actively involved in the activities of […]
14. Bulanau Dzmitry
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 […]
15. Burlaka Andrej
A citizen of Ukraine, participant of the Chernobyl Path in 1996, an annual demonstration that takes place in commemoration of the Chernobyl nuclear accident. Member of the UNA-UNSO (Ukrainian National Assembly – Ukrainian National Self Defence). Andrei was born in 1985 in Ukraine, he tried to enter the seminary because he wanted to become a […]
16. Chalip Irina
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 […]
A son of former Prime Minister Mikalay Chigir. The case of Aliaksandr Chigir from the very beginning was considered political. According to experts, its aim was to attack Mikalay Chigir, who in 1996 resigned from his post as prime minister because he did not agree with Lukashenko’s way of running the country.
18. Chigir Julia
Julia Chigir is a wife of a political prisoner, Mikalay Chigir, the former Prime Minister of Belarus and mother of Aliaksandr Chigir. Julia is a lawyer by profession, she defended her husband in a court.
19. Chigir Mikalay
Born on 24 May 1948 in Usovo. Was the second Prime Minister of Belarus. In 1970 he graduated from the Belarusian State Institute of National Economy. Appointed Prime Minister by President Lukashenko on 21 July 1994. Prior to this, he served as head of Belagroprombank, a bank specializing in agricultural pursuits. He resigned from his […]
20. Czarnuszou Ales
Activist of JEANS for Freedom movement and European Belarus. One of the defendants in the Case of 14.
21. Daronin Dzmitry
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 […]
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 […]
Zmitser was born on 20 July 1981 in the village of Kushnery, Ivatsevichy district, Brest region. As a child, Zmitser lived in Magadan in Russia, later his family moved to the town of Staryja Darohi, Belarus.
24. Dashuk Maksim
Maksim Dashuk – an oppositional activist from the village of Krasnoye.
Tsimafei Dranchuk was born on 5 August 1981 in Zaslavl, Minsk region. Tsimafei is the leader of the unregistered Belarusian movement fighting for prisoner’s rights Over the Barrier. In 1996-1997 he attended the Belarus Humanities Lyceum (later Yakub Kolas National Lyceum). In 1999 he became a student of journalist faculty of the Belarusian State University. […]
26. Drozd Dzmitry
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 […]
27. Dryhaila Andrej
Andrej is a citizen of Ukraine, participant of the Chernobyl Path in 1996, an annual demonstration that takes place in commemoration of the Chernobyl nuclear accident. Member of the UNA-UNSO (Ukrainian National Assembly – Ukrainian National Self Defence). Chronicle of repression Andrej Dryhaila was arrested during the pacification of the Chernobyl Path-96 demonstration by the […]
28. Dubski Arciom
Arciom Dubski – the Young Front activist from Osipovichi. In January 2008 he was arrested for 15 days for taking part in the protest of entrepreneurs, held in the center of Minsk on 10 January.
29. Dzianisau Denis
Denis Dzianisau – the United Civil Party activist, participant of the tent camp organized on the Minsk October Square in March 2006 in protest against rigged presidential elections. The action lasted three days, until the arrest of all its participants.
30. Dzmitryeu Andrej
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 […]
31. Fedarkevich Aleh
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 […]
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 […]
33. Finkievich Artur
Artur Finkievich was born on 8 February 1985 in Minsk. He graduated from the Minsk highschool No. 38, and began his studies at the Institute of Parliamentarism and Entrepreneurship. He studied there for 2 years, because he failed to pass his exams as he was arrested. Since 2001, he was a member of the Young […]
Born on 6 May 1990 in Novopolotsk. After graduating high school he worked as an IT programmer. Later he moved to Minsk, where he began to work. He was interested in the history of political parties. In his hometown he joined the anti-fascist movement, in Minsk he became friends with anarchists, with whom he shared […]
35. Gilevich Andrej
Andrej was born in 1980. He was a student at the Minsk Information and Radio-Technical Institute and a member of the Young Front. Chronicle of repression Andrej Gilevich was charged together with his friends Ales Muchin and Pavel Murashka. On 28 February 1998 militia arrested the three youngsters for spray-painting Zhiyvie Belarus and other slogans, […]
36. Gocz Vyacheslav
Vyacheslav is a citizen of Ukraine, participant of the Chernobyl Path in 1996, an annual demonstration that takes place in commemoration of the Chernobyl nuclear accident. Member of the UNA-UNSO (Ukrainian National Assembly – Ukrainian National Self Defence). Chronicle of repression Vyacheslav was arrested during the pacification of the Chernobyl Path-96 demonstration by the Belarusian […]
37. Hadyka Yury
A well known politician and scholar. One of the first political prisoners in independent Belarus. He was born on 23 June 1938 in Minsk. Yury Hadyka graduated with honours from the high school No. 4 in Minsk. In 1960 he graduated from the Faculty of Physics of the Belarusian State University. He worked at the […]
38. Hajdukou Andrej
Andrej Hajdukou was born in 1990 in Novopolatsk, Vitebsk district. Chronicle of repression Andrej Hajdukou was arrested in Vitebsk on 8 November 2012. He allegedly had “gathered and passed political and economic information on the instructions of a foreign intelligence agency.” Andriej was held for a period of nine months in Minsk KGB detention center and later […]
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 […]
40. Hnyedchyk Aleh
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 […]
41. Hrybkou Arciom
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 […]
Viktor Ivashkievich was a well known Belarusian politician, activist, journalist, member of the Belarusian Popular Front and the Belarusian Congress of Democratic Trade Unions. He graduated in absentia from the Journalism Faculty of the Belarusian State University. In the 80’s he was employed at the Minsk railway and was a member of the Majstrouni and […]
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 […]
44. Kabanchuk Vadim
He was born in Bobruisk. In the 90’s he was an activist of the Young Front. He graduated from the Belarusian Polytechnical Academy. On 27 March 1998, he was sentenced to three years imprisonment, suspended for two years. Chronicle of repression Vadim Kabanchuk was arrested in 1997 and placed in the Volodarka prison, where he […]
Zmicer Kasparovich is a youth activist from Minsk, member of the Belarusian Popular Front. He was born in 1983. On 28 September 2008 Zmicer Kasparovich together with Artur Finkievich and Tsimafei Dranchuk founded a youth movement Young Belarus.
Born on 16 January 1975. He is a Belarusian political activist and member of the Conservative Christian Party of the Belarusian People’s Front from Vitebsk. Siarhiej received his education in engineering and programming. Later, he became an entrepreneur, runs company renovating premises. He has two kids. Chronicle of repression On 7 January 2010, on the Orthodox […]
Aliaksandr was a youth activist of the Zubr movement, which he joined while he was in high school. Aliaksandr was born in 1986 in Borisov. He studied computer science and radioelectronics at the Belarusian State University. He was also an active member of the Boy Scouts movement in Krupki.
48. Kazakou Siarhiej
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 […]
Born on 25 November 1955 in Minsk. Aliaksandr Kazulin is and one of the candidates who ran for the office of President of Belarus on 19 March 2006. He was a rector of the Belarusian State University from 1996 to 2003 and a government minister serving under the Belarus President Aliaksandr Lukashenko but in November 2003 […]
50. Kijko Ryhor
Ryhor Kijko – an artist, a painter, an activist of the Belarusian Popular Front party (BPF). He was born on 27 June in the village of Celujkovo, in Ukraine, in a family of teachers. His family later moved to Belarus, his mother’s homeland. In 1980 he graduated from the Belarusian Art Institute. He is a […]
51. Kim Andrej
Andrej Kim was born on 26 February 1986 in Minsk. He graduated from the banned Byelorussian Jakub Kolasa High-School, then studied history at the Belarusian State University. An activist of the oppositional youth movement. Chronicle of repression Thousands of people, including civil society activists and businessmen, took to the streets in Minsk on 10 January […]
52. Kirkievich Ales
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 […]
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 […]
54. Klimau Andrej
Andrej Klimau is a well known businessman, a Member of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Belarus of the 13th convocation. One of the initiators of impeachment against President Lukashenko in November 1996. A Member of the United Civic Party. Andrej Klimau was arrested three times for political reasons. He was born on 17 […]
55. Koval Ales
In the 90’s Ales worked in the Minsk subway, was one of the first people convicted for political reasons in Belarus. Chronicle of repression He was arrested after the Day of the Will in 1997 in Minsk. The march on the occasion of the Day of the Will ended while demonstrators clashed with militia. Officers […]
56. Krasouski Pavel
Pavel Krasouski was born in 1983. He is a resident of Zhodino. Chronicle of repression In 2006, Pavel was charged under the article 369 of the Criminal Code (insulting public officials). He was persecuted for publishing satirical cartoons of the representatives of the city authorities of Zhodino. Caricatures were found during the search conducted in […]
57. Kruk Ivan
Ivan Kruk was born on 27 October 1944 in the village of Kozan-Gorodok. He graduated from the Minsk school of militia, and later from the Kaliningrad State University. He is a lawyer with 30 years of experience. He was a deputy for the Ostroviec region. Member of the United Civic Party. During the 2006 election […]
58. Kryvau Mikalay
An activist of the United Civil Party. He was one of the detainees in the Case of 14 and sentenced for his participation in the solidarity demonstration with the entrepreneurs on 10 January 2008. On 11 January, he was arrested for 15 days. In February 2008, he was summoned for questioning as a suspect.
A former Member of the Supreme Soviet, a businessman, he collaborated with the social organization Civil Action, which was one of the initiators of impeachment of Lukashenko in November 1996. Member of the United Civic Party. During the referendum in 1996 he prepared protocols enumerating many violations that took place in his constituency, these materials […]
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 […]
61. Labkovich Vadim
Vadim Labkovich was born in 1981 in Minsk. In 1996 he joined the Young Front, he later left the organization. He was working in the press office of the Belarusian Popular Front Party. Currently he rarely participates in the actions of the opposition. He has been working in a furniture company, and studies economy at a […]
62. Lavonau Yury
Yury Lavonau was born on 23 August 1961 in Kalinino in the Moscow Oblast. He graduated from the Moscow aviation institute, he served two years in the army. He served on the aerodromie in Russia, in 1991 he resigned. He has been a chairman of the organizing committee of the movement For a New Belarus […]
He was born on 15 August 1963 in Grodno. He graduated from a vocational school in Grodno, then studied at the Belarusian Institute for the National Economy. He worked as a locksmith. In 1991 registered as an entrepreneur. Headed Grodno regional union for protection of taxpayers’, consumers’ and drivers’ rights and Grodno consumer protection center.
Siargey Liashkievich was born on 13 September 1978 in Lida. He graduated from the State University of Agriculture in Grodno. From 1977 he was a member of the Belarusian Popular Front. During the 2006 presidential elections, he was the head of the initiative group of presidential candidate Aliaksandr Milinkevich in Szczucin. He graduated from the […]
65. Liavonau Vasil
Vasil Liavonau is a former Minister of Agriculture. Before becoming minister, he was a sales representative of Belarus in Germany. Since then, Vasil Liavonau was familiar with the President of Belarus, Aliaksandr Lukashenko, who at that time was a head of the state farm ‘Gorodiec’. During the first presidential election in Belarus in 90’s, Vasil […]
66. Likhavid Mikita
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 […]
67. Loban Uladzimir
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 […]
68. Lukashou Kastus
Brother of a well known Belarusian politician Vyacheslav Sivchik.
69. Lysko Uladzimir
Uladzimir Lysko was born on 20 July 1957 in Borisov. After graduation, he enrolled in technical college where he studied Geophysics. In 1975, he was drafted into the army, he served three years in the Baltic Fleet. After serving in the Army and graduating from technical school, he moved to Minsk, where he started to […]
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 […]
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 […]
Mikola was born on 29 June 1962. A native of the town of Grodno. He graduated from the Philology Department at the Kaliningrad University. He worked in Grodno newspapers Wysota and Grodno Truth. He was a deputy of the Supreme Soviet. In 1991, he founded the Batkivshchyna Foundation. In 1992-a year after Belarus emerged as a […]
73. Marynich Mikhail
Mikhail Marynich was born on 13 January 1940. He is an opposition leader in Belarus. He is a former minister of foreign economic affairs, and former ambassador of Belarus to Latvia, Estonia and Finland. In the years 1990 – 1991 he was the mayor of Minsk, in 1990-1994 the Member of the Supreme Council of Belarus. In […]
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.
75. Mazejka Pavel
Pavel Mazejka was born on 25 May 1978 in Grodno. Pavel was a journalist of Pahonia newspaper. In 2006 he served as the press spokesman for opposition candidate Aliaksandr Milinkevich.
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 […]
77. Miraniuk Andrej
A citizen of Ukraine, participant of the Chernobyl Path in 1996, an annual demonstration that takes place in commemoration of the Chernobyl nuclear accident. Born in 1975, comes from Taman.
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 […]
79. Muchin Ales
Ales is a former student of the Minsk State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics. Chronicle of repression On 28 February 1998 militia arrested the three youngsters for spray-painting Zhiyvie Belarus and other slogans, including phrases of a political nature, along with painting a picture of a white-red-white flag. Criminal proceedings were instituted under three articles of the […]
80. Murashka Pavel
Chronicle of repression Pavel Murashka was charged together with his both friends Ales Muchin and Andrej Gilevich. On 28 February 1998 militia arrested the three youngsters for spray-painting Zhiyvie Belarus and other slogans, including phrases of a political nature, along with painting a picture of a white-red-white flag. Criminal proceedings were instituted under three articles of the Criminal […]
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 […]
82. Novik Zmicer
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 […]
83. Novikova Oksana
Oksana Novikova is a private entrepreneur from Minsk, and a social activist. She was born in 1973 in the village Klypowshchina. She was living in France for one and a half year, where in 2001 she gave birth to her daughter Rijanna. Oksana Novikova is often compared to the Soviet dissidents.
Siarhiej Parsiukievich is a retired militia officer. He started his own business in Vitebsk in 2004. He was a leader of the Union of Pivate Businessmen in Vitebsk. During the 2006 presidential election he served as an observer, appointed by Aliaksandr Milinkevich. He was detained and arrested a number of times. Currently he is involved in […]
One of the defendants in the Case of 14. Mikalay Pashkevich was born in 1986 in the Komi Republic (Russia). His father worked as a doctor, and his mother was an economist. A few years after the birth of Mikalay, family returned to the native Belarus. Mikalay Pashkevich studied history at the Belarusian State University. He was […]
86. Pazniak Andrej
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 […]
87. Potapov Sergiej
A citizen of Ukraine, participant of the Chernobyl Path in 1996, an annual demonstration that takes place in commemoration of the Chernobyl nuclear accident. Member of the UNA-UNSO (Ukrainian National Assembly – Ukrainian National Self Defence).
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 […]
89. Pushkin Ales
Belarusian opposition activist and artis.
90. Radziwil Yury
Yury Radziwil was Aliaksandr Kazulin’s campaign staff member. Chronicle of repression On 2 March 2006 Yury Radziwil was driving a car of candidate for president of the Republic of Belarus, Aliaksandr Kozulin when he was arrested by officers in plain clothes. A car driven by Yury, from which he filmed the mass detention and beatings […]
Andrej was born on 18 July 1970 in Minsk. He studied chemistry at the Belarusian State University. In 1993, he created the Beer Lovers Party of Belarus. For a time he cooperated with BPF News and Svaboda newspapers.
92. Razumov Mikalay
Mikalay Razumov – a resident of Orsha, one of the leaders of the Orsha Strike Committee in the first half of the 90’s, which organized mass protests of workers.
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 […]
Kaciaryna Sadouskaya was born on 28 January 1946 in Homel. After finishing school she found job in Svetlogorsk. After a year she moved to Minsk. She worked as a tram driver, at a communal farm and in a factory. Since 1988, engaged in human rights movement. In the mid-90’s, she started to cooperate with the […]
95. Sakret Jauhien
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 […]
A citizen of Ukraine, participant of the Chernobyl Path in 1996, an annual demonstration that takes place in commemoration of the Chernobyl nuclear accident. Member of the UNA-UNSO (Ukrainian National Assembly – Ukrainian National Self Defence). He was born in 1943 in a small town of Saratov, Russia. The professional military, the participant of war […]
97. Sannikau Andrej
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.
98. Sarokin Anatol
Anatol Sarokin was arrested after the Day of the Will in 1997 in Minsk. Chronicle of repression The march on the occasion of the Day of the Will that took place on 23 March 1997 ended while demonstrators clashed with militia. Officers tried to stop the demonstrators and do not allow them to reach the […]
99. Sasim Mikita
Mikita Sasim was born in Baranovichi in the Brest region. He studied at the College of Light Industry. He was a member of the Zubr movement. Mikita Sasim participated in a number of opposition protests. He was excluded from the college in June 2004 due to his political activities. He was detained several times. At […]
100. Sdvizhkov Aliaksandr
Belarusian journalist. Born in 1959 in East Germany, in a military family. In 1981 he graduated from a linguistic department with a specialization in Spanish. Prior to his military service he was Spanish teacher in a school in Borisov. In the years 1985-1988 he served in the army.
101. Sedov Valery
Valery is a Belarusian activist, known for his participation in the protest actions in the late 80s and 90s of the twentieth century. Valery Sedov is sometimes called the last Soviet dissident. He was born in Georgia in the ’60s in the Russian family, his grandfather came from a family of Cossacks, sent by Catherine […]
102. Shalajka Aliaksandr
Aliaksandr Shalajka was born on 17 January 1977 in Minsk. He graduated with honors from high school and then from the Department of International Relations at the Belarusian State University. In 2001 he graduated from the Law Department. He worked at the National Academy of Sciences as a specialist responsible with the cooperation with UNESCO. […]
103. Sharamet Pavel
A well known Belarusian and Russian journalist. He was born on 28 November 1971 in Minsk. He studied at the Belarusian State University at the History Department. After receiving his bachelor degree he continued his studies at the Faculty of International Economic Relations (thesis topic: Offshore business). Until 1992 he worked at the bank, he […]
104. Shchukin Valiery
Valery Shchukin is a freelance journalist, human rights activist and a member of the 13th Supreme Soviet. He was born on 22 March 1942 in Vladivostok (Russia). Graduated from the Leningrad Higher Naval Engineer College. Capitan of the second rank of reserve. In 1960-1987 served in The Naval Fleet of the USSR. He is actively engaged […]
105. Sheptytsky Andrej
A citizen of Ukraine, participant of the Chernobyl Path in 1996, an annual demonstration that takes place in commemoration of the Chernobyl nuclear accident. A descendant of the famous Polish-Ukrainian noble family, further relative and namesake of the famous Andrej Sheptytsky, the Metropolitan Archbishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. What is interesting due to […]
106. Shumchanka Anatol
Anatol Shumchanka is a chairman of the Association of Entrepreneurs Perspektyva. Chronicle of repression Anatol Shumchanka was arrested on 1 March 2005 for taking part in protest actions of entrepreneurs. He was sentenced to 10 days of administrative detention. On 11 March Anatol was transferred to a detention center in Minsk, since he was accused […]
107. Sieviaryniets Pavel
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 […]
108. Sivchyk Vyacheslav
Vyacheslav Sivchyk together with Yury Hadyka were the first Belarusian political prisoner in the post-Soviet times.
109. Skoczka Jauhien
Jauhien Skoczka was born on 7 October 1976 in Homel. He studied directing at the Belarusian State Academy of Arts in Minsk. During his studies, he joined the youth wing of the Belarusian Popular Front, which in 1997 was transformed into the organization Young Front. Later he became the deputy chairman of the Young Front.
110. Skrabec Siarhiej
Siarhiej Skrabec was born on 25 October 1963 in Lida, Grodno region. He graduated from the University of Technology, and worked as a technologist in the 90’s. From 1997 to 2001 he was a CEO of the department store BiełBabajewskoje.
111. Starovoytov Vasil
Vasil Starovoytov was born on 13 June 1924 in the village of Borok in Belarus. Before the outbreak of the World War II, he graduated from the school for obstetricians. After the liberation of Belarus he became the Communist Party member. He has worked in the Communist Youth Union of the Republic of Belarus, as […]
112. Strielcov Ales
Aleś Strielcow is one of the defendants in the Case of 14. Аles Strielcov is a Social Democrat, he was a deputy chairman of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party. He was detained a number of times for participating in opposition actions. On the night of 24 March 2006 he took part in the tent city protests […]
113. Surgan Aleh
Aleh Surgan is an opposition activist from Vitebsk.
114. Syramolatau Pavel
Born in April 1991 in Bobruisk, Mahilou region. He graduated from a vocational school. He had no specific political views neither did he belong to any political party. He worked as a turner in a metallurgical plant. At the same time he enrolled in the Technical High School of Chemistry. He is interested in computer […]
Born on 27 December 1978 in Stowbtsy. One of the first political prisoners of the post- independence Belarus and co-founder of the Young Front and Zubr movements. Studied journalism at the Belarusian State University.
116. Tsishkevich Tatsiana
An activist of the JEANS for freedom movement and the European Belarus. One of the defendants in the Case of 14.
117. Us Dzmitry
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.
118. Vasilevich Ilya
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 […]
119. Vasiljeu Aliaksandr
Aliaksandr Vasiljeu was born on 18 March 1946 in the village Golicyno in Russia. After completing military school he graduated from the Leningrad Artillery Academy. From 1964 to 1991 he served in the Soviet Army, he ended his service in the rank of lieutenant colonel. He served also in the German Democratic Republic, where he […]
120. Vazniak Siarhiej
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 […]
121. Vinogradov Pavel
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 […]
122. Wieczar Ales
Belarusian scientist, grew up in Minsk, in a family of scientists and biologists. He was friends with the children of the Prime Minister of Belarus Mikhail Chigir for which, in fact, he was imprisoned. Chronicle of repression He was imprisoned in 1996 under fabricated charges of theft of car spare parts. In fact, the investigators […]
123. Zavatski Zmicer
He was born on 28 August 1972, he disappeared without a trace on 7 July 2000 year. Belarusian journalist and TV operator. He studied at the Institute of Culture. From 1989 he worked in the Belarusian television. In 1994-1997, he was a personal cameraman of the President of Belarus Aliaksandr Lukashenko. Until 1997, he worked […]
124. Zubro Zmicer
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.