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

This really happened. The priest became a janitor. The regime's revenge on all Roman Catholics in #Belarus.

I used to go to this church and now the regime took it away. I met the priest-canon Uladzislau Zavalniuk and attended his masses.

I am rubbing my eyes at the number of conspiracy theories caused by FM Uladzimir Makei’s death. Of course, any sudden death, especially of an important official in a dictatorship provokes interest. The independent outlet @nashaniva wrote about heart attack, citing its own sources

102 years ago, the Slutsk uprising began. It was an armed attempt to stand for the independence of #Belarus against the Soviet army. The uprising was brutally suppressed, and most of its participants were repressed. They fought for their country against the much larger army

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