The court of Minsk's Maskouski district fined businessman Alyaksandr Makayeu 50 base penalty units.
He was found guilty of holding an unsanctioned rally in the village of Hrozava on December 1 on the anniversary of the Slutsk Uprising. Alyaksandr Makayeu has to pay a fine of 5 million rubles, Radio Svaboda reports.
The opposition activist said at the trial that commemoration of the heroes of the Slutsk Uprising was not a rally. Witnesses said at the trial people had prayed and sung, but no one had chanted slogans.