Zhanna Litvina elected as BAJ chairperson

Zhanna Litvina has been re-elected as the chairperson of the Belarusian Associaion of Journalists (BAJ).
Congress delegate Uladzimir Dziuba proposed journalist Yauheni Ahurtsou as an alternative candidate but the latter was not a delegate and was not present at the congress.

Many delegates regarded it as a joke, and the congress rejected this candidature, reports Belapan.

Four depuies -- BAJ's lawyer Andrei Bastunets, Sollidarnosc e-newspaper editor Alexander Starikevich, BAJ members Alina Suravets and Andrei Aliaksandrau -- were also elected by the congress.