Viasna Human Rights Centre reports.
The Minsk Regional Court passed the sentence on December 1.
According to the prosecution, the convicted Aleksandr Goncharov made a bank transfer to finance the activities of the Kastuś Kalinoŭski Regiment.
The Belarusian prosecutor's office filed charges under Article 361-3 of the Criminal Code, which means participation in an armed formation or armed conflict, military operations, recruitment or preparation of persons for such participation in a foreign country.
As a result, Goncharov was sentenced to five years' imprisonment in a high-security penal colony.