Lukashenko is destroying the Belarusian language

  • 2006-01-11
Alexandr Voytovich, former head of the Belarusian Academy of Sciences and leader of the upper chamber of Parliament in 2003-04, dropped out of the presidential race on Jan. 9, calling the election illegitimate. He recently spoke with RFE/RL's Belarus Service about the role of the opposition in the upcoming race, and other issues.Do you consider yourself as belonging to the Belarusian culture, or to some other culture, like Russian? I, of course, consider myself as belonging to the Belarusian culture. I was born in a Belarusian family, one which spoke Belarusian. I have grown up on this terr...
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