Sergei Tikhanovsky’s supporters take part in a rally in Minsk, Belarus. File photo: AFP
Sergei Tikhanovsky’s supporters take part in a rally in Minsk, Belarus. File photo: AFP
Belarus

Belarus opposition leader Sergei Tikhanovsky jailed for 18 years

  • Tikhanovsky’s wife and self-exiled activist Svetlana denounced the verdict, which found him guilty of organising riots and inciting social hatred
  • A high-profile co-defendant in the case, veteran politician Mikola Statkevich, was sentenced to 14 years in prison

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Sergei Tikhanovsky’s supporters take part in a rally in Minsk, Belarus. File photo: AFP
Sergei Tikhanovsky’s supporters take part in a rally in Minsk, Belarus. File photo: AFP
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