Tsikhanouskaya: ‘I didn’t give up my fight’
08 January 2023 | 8:00 am
Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, together with two fellow activists, has been awarded with the 2022 Charlemagne Prize. In an exclusive DW interview, she demands that Russia withdraws all troops from Belarus.
In an interview with FRANCE 24 on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei said that using nuclear weapons was not the solution regarding the war in Ukraine.
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One of the men accused of funding and supporting the genocide in Rwanda goes on trial in The Hague. Prosecutors say Félicien Kabuga played a crucial role in the mass killings, in which 800,000 people were killed over just three months in 1994.
Former DW reporter Andrei Alexandrov has been handed a 14-year prison term. Human rights activists and journalists in Belarus believe this is a clear case of revenge by Alexander Lukashenko's regime.
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Speaking to DW, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya said she believed that a Russia weakened by the Ukraine war offers pro-democracy Belarusians an opportunity - as long as the international community does not abandon them.
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