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Ukrainian Journalist Pavel Sharoika Stays In Belarusian Prison

Ukrainian Journalist Pavel Sharoika Stays In Belarusian Prison
PAVEL SHAROIKO
PHOTO: UNIAN

He wrote a petition for pardon.

Ukrainian journalist Pavel Sharoiko, convicted in Belarus for alleged espionage for 8 years, filed a petition for pardon, Deputy Prosecutor General of Belarus Aliaksei Stuk informed, Interfax reports.

"He filed a petition for clemency. The Commission is considering it," - Stuk said at a press conference in Minsk on Tuesday.

Deputy Prosecutor notes that "the final decision has been postponed until the onset of certain conditions," without explaining what conditions he is talking about.