Krystsina Tsimanouskaya case: "This story reflects the degree of repression of the regime"
Belarusian athlete Krystsina Tsimanouskaya upon arrival at the Polish Embassy in Tokyo on August 2, 2021. REUTERS - KIM KYUNG-HOON
By: Florent Guignard
Big fear in Tokyo for the sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya who narrowly escaped a forced return to Belarus because she had criticized the choices of the Belarusian athletics federation.
She was finally brought to safety by the International Olympic Committee and Poland has just granted her a humanitarian visa.
Analysis of the situation with Ronan Hervouet, professor of sociology at the University of Bordeaux and specialist in Belarus.
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