News about Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich's death a hoax
Reports in French and Russian media on May 18 about the death of Nobel Literature Prize laureate Svetlana Alexievich from Belarus have turned out to be based on a hoax. The writer picked up a call from Euroradio and confirmed she was alive attending her book's translation launch in Seul, South Korea. "I am alive in Seul, it was a bad joke", she told a Euroradio reporter. Please check more details in this story.