Artem Boyarsky

Date of birth: 18.06.2001

Date of Detention: 24.03.2021

Accused: Article 342 of the Criminal Code - Organization and preparation of actions that grossly violate public order or active participation in them.
Also charged under Article 361-1 of the Criminal Code - Creation of an extremist formation or participation in it.

Verdict: 5 years of imprisonment in a colony under strict conditions.

Days behind bars: 1213

Artem studied at the Faculty of Chemistry at BSU and played the piano. He was first detained after the March of the Elderly, and the arrest took place in the dormitory. He was repeatedly beaten during each arrest. He was forced to record a video confession. Artem was added to the "list of extremists".
He is recognized as a political prisoner by the human rights center.