Free Word Winners Announced

07.05.2015 Source: Press service of the Belarusian Association of Journalists

On May 7, the jury of the creative contest for journalists Volnaye Slova (Free Word)  announced the names of the winners; the awarding ceremony is held traditionally at the beginning of May, dedicated to the Press Freedom Day.


Lukashuk Zmitser (Euroradio, Euroradio helps free 8 captive Ukrainian soldiers

Lidziya Mikheyeva (Belarusskiy Zhurnal, War: cute and not scary (Ru)

Pankavets Zmitser (Nasha Niva,  Fed up with the police's state (By)



Pavel Sviardlou (Timer Magazine, Linked with one chain (Ru)

Iosif Siaredzich (Narodnaya Volya, We miss them (By)

Seviaryna Kviatkouski (Belarusskiy Zhurnal, Moscow war opened up Belarusians (By)



Zmitser Halko (Novy Chas, Kiborgs are guys from the next door yard (By)

Aleh Hardziyenka (Nasha Niva, Orsha Battle of 1514. A report from the battlefield (By)

Tatsiana Matsveyeva, Vitebsk ( Through camps and electroshock. How patriots sacrificed their young years and health for Belarus in 1940 (By)



Yahor Martsinovich (Nasha Niva, Drazdy №2: full list of officials who got the land of value $10 million

Volha Deksnis  (Komsomolskaya Pravda v Belarusi, How I worked as a waitress in a Vietnamese cafe Saigon (Parts Частка 1, Частка 2, Частка 3, Частка 4, Частка 5, Частка 6).

Alena Spasiuk (BelaPAN,  "Golden" punches installed in the public transport of Minsk



Raman Stefanenka, Krychau / Minsk ( – multimedia history project). White Legion Created

Volha Shyrakastup, Baranavichy (Intex-press, Teachers get to be free builders, social workers and accountants at a time.

Nastassia Rouda, Maladzechna  (Rehiyanalnaya Hazeta, Shooting of Jews in Valozhyn. Witnesses talk


The jury:

Andrei Skurko

Aliaksandr Starykevich

Anzhela Belush

Anatol Huliayeu

Maxim Zhbankou

Andrei Aliaksandrau

Yuras Karmanau, president of the jury

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