Tikhanovskaya named one of the favorites for the Nobel Peace Prize

The ex-presidential candidate of Belarus has a great chance to receive the Nobel Peace Prize this year Svetlana Tikhanovskaya. This opinion was expressed by the head of the Institute for Peace Research (Oslo) Henryk Urdal.

“Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has played a leading role in non-violent opposition to Alexander Lukashenko and the Belarusian authorities, calling for both fair elections and an end to violence against demonstrators against the abuses of the current regime. And for her specific role in the campaign for democracy in Belarus, and for the role of the nominal leader of the pro-democracy movement in Belarus, Tikhanovskaya would be a worthy winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, ”said Urdal.

As reported IA REGNUMthis year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner will be announced on October 7th.

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