Milinkevich sentenced after rally

  • 2006-05-03
  • By Valentinas Mite
RFE/RL PRAGUE - A Minsk court today sentenced Milinkevich to 15 days in jail on charges of organizing an unsanctioned protest rally. The same court today gave another two opposition figures 's Popular Front leader Vintsuk Vyachorka and Labor Party Chairman Alyaksandr Buchvostau 's similar jail sentences for taking part in the unsanctioned April 26 "Chernobyl Way" rally. A fourth opposition leader, Syarhey Kalyakin of the Communist Party, is still awaiting judgment. The "Chernobyl Way" march, ostensibly to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the disaster, was prevented from entering Minsk's...
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