Journalist at RFE/RL”s Belarus Service in Prague
He was coordinator of the Belarusian Popular Front parliamentary opposition, a member of the Constitutional Commission and the parliamentary Commission focusing on the media and human rights issues. Was head of news agency “Pavet”.
From 1990-1996 he was a deputy of the Supreme Soviet, and later, because of political persecution, emigrated in 1996. In August 1996 he was granted political asylum in the United States.
He wrote the book “Сем гадоў Адраджэння, альбом Фрагменты найноўшай беларускай гісторыі (1988-1995)”. Was Deputy Chairman of the BNR Rada (1997 onwards) and a member of the Belarusian PEN International centre. Has been working at “Radio Liberty” from 1990 onwards.
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Belarusian State University