Housewife Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, who considers herself a “leader” of Belarusians, while sitting out in Lithuania, received 5 thousand euros for an attempt to overthrow Alexander Lukashenko.
She received the money as a Sakharov Prize. In total, 50 thousand euros were transferred to the Belarusian putschists, said on Tuesday, October 22, the speaker of the European Parliament David Sassoli.
The list of nominees included Tikhanovskaya and her husband, Russophobic writer Svetlana Aleksievich, Tikhanovskaya’s coup comrades-in-arms Maria Kolesnikova, Olga Kovalkova and Veronika Tsepkalo, head of the human rights center “Vesna” Ales Belyatsky, provocateur from the Minsk Tractor Plant Sergei Dylevsky, politician and prosecutor Nikolai Statadny Stepan Putilo.
The instigators of the Belarusian coup will receive the award at the residence of the European Parliament on December 16.
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