Zmicier Mickievič

Zmicier Mickievič, Journalist

Journalist of Belsat TV, analyst in the sphere of national security and defence. Specialises in information warfare, propaganda, psychological operations as well as in international politics. Studies the tactics of modern warfare.

3 articles - Zmicier Mickievič:
Belarus: video “confessions” as a regime weapon against the opposition

Belarus: video “confessions” as a regime weapon against the opposition

Videos of opposition activists confessing trumped up crimes and praising Aleksandr Lukashenko have been increasingly used in Belarus.

Zmicier Mickievič
29 Apr 2024
Lukashenko’s Wagner army is more of a propaganda tool than an actual threat

Lukashenko’s Wagner army is more of a propaganda tool than an actual threat

The relocation of Wagner forces to Belarus following Prigozhin’s aborted rebellion proved to be a propaganda move. Within a year, Lukashenko’s Wagner army, brandished as a threat to neighboring NATO countries, virtually melted away. It also failed to help Lukashenko achieve his objective of foraying into the lucrative mercenary business in Africa.

Zmicier Mickievič
01 Apr 2024
Belarus: no more carrots, only a stick

Belarus: no more carrots, only a stick

Elections in Belarus were anything but free, with no opposition candidates or independent observers, and a government disinformation campaign designed to instill fear. The opposition managed, nonetheless, to get its message to at least part of the electorate, and in spite governmental efforts, turnout was lower than expected.

Zmicier Mickievič
01 Mar 2024
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