Vladislav Novozhilov, creative alias Lesley Knife, vocalist for the band Gods Tower. In September 2020 he did eight days in jail on 23.34 for organizing a backyard concert of A. Pomidorov. Participated in solidarity motorcycle rallies, helped organize yard activities in the Angarskaya district of Minsk. In spring 2021 the Investigative Committee started a case under article 369 for insulting Gomel Governor G. Solovin in his comments on YouTube, where he reported exactly in five words about his impressions of the speaker.
The insulted governor did not even come to the trial, having asked to consider the case without him “due to his official employment.
The court found me guilty and sentenced me to the maximum possible punishment under this article — three years of chemistry with referral to an open institution. They even confiscated my phone.
I'm leaving the country, as I can't do anything under these conditions, the pressure is unbearable.
I need money for rent, household goods and food, until I get a job.
How much is needed?
1650€ — Rent for a few months, essentials, transportation costs.