IHWC in Belarus: country has opened up, system remains closed

“We are monitoring international media and have noted a heightened interest to Belarus due to the Championships, as well as a larger amount of articles about the country which are not connected with sport” said Yuliya Slutskaya, director of Solidarity with Belarus Information Office. She also added that “the main topics in the media outside Belarus are: the dictatorship, the fates of political prisoners, the Championships as Lukashenko’s PR project, human rights violations, attitude to Russian- Ukrainian conflict; the EU’s eastern policy”.  Read more Author: Handbook on Belarus for International journalists