Imprisoned opposition politician Mikalay Statkevich turns 56
Former presidential candidate Mikalay Statkevich, who is serving a six-year prison sentence, turned 56 on August 12.
As the opposition politician’s wife, Maryna Adamovich, told
Mr. Statkevich has been again assigned work in prison, according to the woman. “He is happy with that, he sees it as another opportunity to get out of a small cell and into a big one,” she said.
Ms. Adamovich said that her husband was in a cheerful mood. “He has not complained about prison conditions, apparently he has not experienced any particular problems, the atmosphere is quiet so far,” she said.