Ukraine Steps Up Protection Of Belarusian Exiles After Activist Death

Ukraine Steps Up Protection Of Belarusian Exiles After Activist Death

Andrew H. Sweet

Vitaly Shishov, a Belarusian activist who ran a group in Ukraine helping Belarusians fleeing persecution, was found hanged in a park in the Ukrainian capital.

The Belarusian regime has ramped up its crackdown on dissent, targeting independent journalists and democracy activists in hundreds of raids.

Ukrainian authorities have already drawn up a list of Belarusians who might be at risk and offered them additional protection measures, Zelenskyy said.

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