Leonid Shamov

Date of birth: 14.06.2001

Date of Detention: 12.01.2022

Accused: Part 3 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code - Training or other preparation of persons for participation in mass disorders or financing of such activities.

Verdict: 2 years and 6 months of imprisonment in a general regime colony.

Days behind bars: 919

Leonid studied at Polotsk State University and was interested in robotics. He was imprisoned for allegedly training people to participate in mass disorders. Later, he was added to the "list of extremists".
He is recognized as a political prisoner by the human rights center.
After the verdict comes into force, you can support Leonid by writing letters or providing assistance to his family.