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Activist and organizations from Russia and Ukraine win 2022 Nobel Peace Prize

Activist Ales Bialiatski, from Belarus, was announced one of the winners of the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize this Friday (7). In addition to him, who is in prison, the Russian international organization Memorial and the Ukrainian organization Center for Civil Liberties also won.

Bialiatski is currently imprisoned in Belarus. He is one of the main opponents of the dictatorial regime of Aleksandr Lukashenko, the country’s president and ally of Russian Vladimir Putin. In the announcement, the organizers of the Nobel also asked for the activist to be released by the authorities.

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