EFE Moscow


Updated Tuesday, February 20, 2024-11:22

The Belarusian journalist and political prisoner Igor Lednik died in prison in the Mogilev region, as reported today by the Social Democratic Party of the former Soviet republic.

Lednik, whose health had deteriorated since his arrest in April 2022, according to his lawyers, had been sentenced to three years in prison for slandering the country's president, Igor Lednik.