Franka Hummels is a historian and a freelance journalist. She lived and worked in Belarus and wrote the book 'The Generator generation, life after Chernobyl'. Her website: www.frankahummels.nl.
Written by Franka
It’s been six months since the Belarusian elections marked the beginning of a political uprising. Even Naviband, the Belarusian finalist of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, took part. Arciom Lukjanenka and Ksienija Žuk performed during the protests and their song, Devotsjka v belom (‘Girl in White’), about female protesters became a huge social media hit. Journalist and Belarus expert Franka … »