Posts tagged as Belarusia

Belarusian IT firms face legal challenges

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Around 60 Belarus-based tech companies and 2,000 professionals are interested in moving to Lithuania, according to Invest Lithuania, a state investment promotion agency. However, unsolved legal challenges are hampering the process. Around 1,500 tech companies operate in Belarus. But after internet outages and a crackdown on protesters following the August 9 presidential election, many are now considering moving their offices abroad. Lithuania’s Migration Department has recently introduced an online relocation…

Interview with Tikhanovskaya in Vilnius: ‘I am a national leader’

Monday, August 24, 2020

Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, the main opposition candidate in the Belarusian August 9 presidential election, said she considers herself a national leader with a mission to help the people of Belarus hold a fair and transparent election. Forced to flee Minsk after the presidential election, Tikhanovskaya said she chose Lithuania as she had the country’s visa and her children were already in the country. In an interview with BNS, Tikhanovskaya said Alexander…