Protasevich is best known for his involvement with Telegram channel NEXTA, a news service that helped inform Belarusian activists and protesters about locations of demonstrations in summer 2020, following what some opposition supporters believe to be a rigged presidential election. Activists were met with force by the country’s security services, …Read More »
Roman Protasevich’s dramatic arrest by Belarus has caused outrage. But why is Western media failing to report his neo-Nazi links?
It’s probably safe to say that before this week almost nobody in the West had heard of Belarusian opposition activist Roman Protasevich, the editor of a Telegram channel banned by officials in his native country. On Sunday, however, all that changed. Protasevich became an international cause celebre after the passenger …Read More »
Jailed Belarusian activist Protasevich spent Donbass War with Neo-Nazi Azov Battalion, but was it as a soldier or journalist?
That’s according to multiple sources, who have revealed that the Belarusian spent a long time with the Ukrainian militia. However, there is some debate about his role with the battalion, with some believing he was just a volunteer journalist, and others suggesting he was involved in fighting. According to the …Read More »