Former political prisoner Artsiom Hrybkou tragically dies
This happened on December 13, 2012, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports.
“He died in a car accident, but I do not want to make it public”, his widow Sviatlana said. He was buried in Karelichy district (Hrodna region).
Artsiom Hrybkou was born on January 6, 1989 in Karelichy. He was detained on December 19, 2010 in Independence square after the protest action against the election fraud. After spending ten days under arrest he was charged with participation in mass riots. In May 2011 Leninski district court of Minsk sentenced Hrybkou to four years of imprisonment. He was released from Babruysk penal colony on August 13, 2011.