s jar and JCI Chanoski
Sjarhej Cichanouski or from Russian Sergei Tikhanovsky (Belarusian Сяргей Леанідавіч Ціханоўскі; Russian Серге́й Леони́дович Тихано́вский; * August 18, 1978, Gomel, Belarusian Soviet Socialist Union, is He is best known for his actions against Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko. In May 2020, he announced his intention to run in the Belarusian presidential election, but was arrested and not registered for the election when, according to the election commission, his application for registration was not properly signed. Subsequently, he supported his wife Svjatlana, who decided to run for him. In December 2021, he was sentenced to 18 years in prison for preparing and organizing mass riots and incitement to social hatred.
He was born in 1978 in the Belarusian city of Horki, and grew up in the city of Gomel. He studied at the Mathematical and Physical Gymnasium, then studied philology at the Gomel State University of František Skorina (Гомельскі дзяржаўны ўніверсітэт імя Францыска Скарыны). He then started a business, ran two nightclubs in Gomel and nearby Mazyr, and organized concerts and music performances. In his club in Mazyr, he also met his later wife, Svjatlana, in 2005. In 2010 they had a son, in 2016 a daughter. He lives with his wife and children in Minsk. In 2005, he founded Studio Kompas (Студия КОМПАС), which produces commercials and video clips. The company has branches in Russia and Ukraine. Cichanouski owns a 51% stake in the company, the rest is owned by his wife Svjatlana.
Politics and videos
In 2016, he bought a dilapidated monument at auction, a house in a village near the Russian border. He wanted to renovate the house, run a hotel and agritourism. In 2019, journalists visited him again, but the project did not make much progress, according to Cichanous, mainly due to a large amount of bureaucracy. He started shooting videos more and more often, he also published several videos a day, the videos mainly concern economics and politics. In November 2019, the channel had 37 thousand. customers, in August 2020 it has almost 300 thousand In 2019, he was sentenced to 15 days in prison for participating in an unauthorized demonstration against integration with Russia. In May 2020, he announced his intention to run for president in Belarus, but was arrested again and not registered for the election when, according to the election commission, his application to register for the election was not properly signed. After returning from prison, he found out that his wife had also submitted the application on her own, which surprised him. However, he supported his wife and helped her collect 100 thousand. required signatures required to register for the election.
Sentenced to 18 years in prison
On December 14, 2021, Cichanouski was sentenced to 18 years in prison for preparing and organizing mass riots and incitement to social hatred. "The dictator is publicly taking revenge on his strongest opponents," his wife, Sviatlana Cichanouska, commented on the verdict. Sakava.
According to European Union and United States officials, activists are victims of fabricated trials. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the trial was not in accordance with the rule of law. Lukashenko's regime called for an end