Disinfo: Propagandists of terrorism among the guests of the “Big talk with the Belarusian president”


Representatives of Russophobe circles, co-participants to political repressions and those keen on terrorism propaganda were among attendees of the “The Big Talk with the Belarusian President”, Aleksandr Lukashenko, on 1 March 2019. In particular, the leaders of the Belarusian Language Society (TBM) and the sparring-partner of the Belarusian leader, the chairwoman of Belarusian Language Society Alena Anisim, were there.


Recurrent pro-Kremlin narrative on allegations of the Russian language in Belarus being threatened. The "Big Talk with the Belarusian President" is a regular meeting of the President with a large number of journalists, social activists, government officials, etc. The Belarusian Language Society works for promoting and developing the Belarusian language. Their activities include public campaigns to protect various linguistic rights related to the Belarusian language. They provide legal support for victims of linguistic discrimination and work out draft bills securing equal rights of all linguistic communities of Belarus. They are an active member of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum.

See more cases about the Belarusian language here.


  • Reported in: Issue 140
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 01/03/2019
  • Language/target audience: Belarus
  • Country: Belarus
  • Keywords: Propaganda, Russophobia, Terrorism
  • Outlet: Regnum
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