fine of 1, 190 thousand Belarusian rubles was imposed on Valeriy Shchukin
A trial of the public activist was held
in the Orsha City Court.
He was punished with a fine of 1,190 thousand
Belarusian rubles. Radio Freedom (Radio Svoboda) reports, he was imposed
a fine of 4 baseline rates (140,000 BLR) for disorderly conduct and 30
baseline rates (1,190,000 BLR - 190 Euro) for disobedience to the police.
He was detained on March 29 after the trial of Sergei Kaliakin, head of
the Just World (Spravedlivyi Mir) Party, AnatoliyLebedko, head of the
United Civil Party of Belarus, and Sergei Otroshchenkov, coordinator of
the European Belarus.
Shchukin protested against in camera hearing. When policemen closed the
entrance to the third floor where the trial of the politicians was held,
ValeriyShchukin blocked the doorway so that the policemen could not close
the door. When detained, Shchukin was said that his actions impede the
work of the court. He spent the night at the temporal detention center.