About: Svetlana Tsikhanouskaya

Global Europe 29-07-2021

Biden meets Belarus opposition leader, vowing support for democracy

US President Joe Biden met Wednesday (28 July) with Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanouskaya at the White House, in a strong show of support for pro-democracy protesters who say she won last year's election.
Europe's East 21-07-2021

On Washington visit, Belarus opposition leader asks US for more help

Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya appealed on Monday (19 July) for more help from the United States as she began a visit to Washington for meetings with top Biden administration officials this week.
Europe's East 27-05-2021

Defiant Lukashenko defends plane diversion, blasts critics

A defiant President Alexander Lukashenko on Wednesday (26 May) defended Belarus's diversion of a European flight and arrest of a dissident on board, lashing out at critics at home and abroad.
Europe's East 11-05-2021

EU prepares new round of Belarus sanctions from June

The European Union is readying a fourth round of sanctions against senior Belarus officials in response to last year's contested presidential election and could target as many as 50 people from June, four diplomats said.