Interview with Belarusian Nobel Laureate Svetlana Alexievich "I'm Horrified By What Is Happening in Belarus"

Literature Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich is currently in Berlin receiving medical treatment. In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, she spoke about the protests in her homeland of Belarus, the horrors of the Lukashenko regime and how the international community can help.
Interview Conducted by Tobias Rapp und Volker Weidermann
Author Svetlana Alexievich in Berlin: "Who wants to be the last Soviet republic in Europe?"

Author Svetlana Alexievich in Berlin: "Who wants to be the last Soviet republic in Europe?"

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DER SPIEGEL 48/2020
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A demonstrator with a photo showing a victim of police brutality: "A small, proud country is fighting against a crazy murderer."

A demonstrator with a photo showing a victim of police brutality: "A small, proud country is fighting against a crazy murderer."

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Police and protesters in Minsk: "The demonstrations were supposed to be celebrations."

Police and protesters in Minsk: "The demonstrations were supposed to be celebrations."

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