Author: Hanna Liubakova

2019 WPI Fellow

Freelance journalist,
Minsk, Belarus
Bio: Hanna is an investigative journalist and researcher from Belarus. For the past six years she has written for various Belarusian and international media outlets. Her prior experience includes radio, digital and television production, including work for Radio Free Europe as a recipient of Vaclav Havel Fellowship. She also worked as a Belsat TV presenter and correspondent from Prague, London, Warsaw and Brussels, among others.

Twitter: @HannaLiubakova

On strike. Workers at state-owned enterprises are very much dependent on the state. It’s not fair to expect them to launch a nationwide strike.They didn’t make the largest share of the protest - the main driver was the middle class. It doesn’t mean that workers support Lukashenko


I hope that @icao will publish the final report on the forced landing of the Ryanair aircraft as soon as possible.I understand that the regime in Minsk isn’t much helpful with information. I am also aware that Russia and #Belarus could block decisions. But we can’t allow impunity

#Belarus According to Polish border guards, among those who were forcing the border, the officers recognised Belarusian soldiers in civilian clothes who, among other things, cut barbed wire with scissors. A group of some 60 migrants attempted to force their way to Poland.

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