Svetlana Aleksievich

Svetlana Alexievich / From the Euroradio archive
Svetlana Alexievich / From the Euroradio archive

This time the bureaucracy won.

Svetlana Alexievich / Radio Liberty
Svetlana Alexievich / Radio Liberty

"We saw that we were becoming a nation, and of course, this frightened the authorities."

Svetlana Alexievich at Taobuk press conference​
Svetlana Alexievich at Taobuk press conference​

The Nobel Prize-winning writer fears that she will not be allowed to enter Belarus when she travels back from the EU.

Events in Belarus have shocked many people in the world / Reuters
Events in Belarus have shocked many people in the world / Reuters

Belarusian writer and Nobel Prize winner emotionally challenges Lukashenka in an open letter.

Svetlana Alexievich / Euroradio
Svetlana Alexievich / Euroradio

The Nobel laureate reckons that both the authorities and opposition do not like their own people.

Svetlana Alexievich / Euroradio archive photo​
Svetlana Alexievich / Euroradio archive photo​

The Belarusian 2016 Nobel Prize laureate is one of the five vice-presidents of the international freedom of expression group.

Svetlana Alexievich / Reuters
Svetlana Alexievich / Reuters

“I am not going to discuss my personal life,” the Belarusian writer and Nobel Prize laureate said.

Svetlana Alexievich. Photo: Zmitser Lukashuk
Svetlana Alexievich. Photo: Zmitser Lukashuk

People will not revolt but will remember what has bene done to Kurapaty crosses for a long time, Svetlana Alexievich believes.

Svetlana Alexievich at a 'Intellectual Club' session in Minsk / Zmicier Lukashuk, Euroradio
Svetlana Alexievich at a 'Intellectual Club' session in Minsk / Zmicier Lukashuk, Euroradio

Belarusian writer and Nobel Prize laureate Svetlana Alexievich has commented on the recent events - Freedom Day and detentions.