Roman Dmitriyevich Protasevich (Russian: Роман Дмитриевич Протасевич; born 5 May 1995), or Raman Dzmitryevič Pratasevič (Belarusian: Раман Дзмітрыевіч Пратасевіч, romanized: Raman Dzmitryyevich Pratasyevich), is a Belarusian journalist and activist. He was the former editor-in-chief of the Telegram channel Nexta, as well as the chief editor of the Telegram channel “Belarus of the Brain”. — Wikipedia
Roman Protasevich is one of Belarus’ “top media activists,” said Artyom Shraibman, a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Moscow Center in Minsk.
Roman Protasevich, a Belarusian journalist, is under arrest by the Belarus government
Video emerges of journalist Roman Protasevich as leaders call for his release
The detention of Roman Protasevich demonstrates Lukashenko’s propensity for revenge, say Belarusians.
Roman Protasevich is wanted for organising last year’s protests against Alexander Lukashenko
Second episode looks at the arrest of dissident journalist Roman Protasevich in Minsk
Roman Protasevich appears to have been beaten, his father and former girlfriend claim
Roman Protasevich: The Dissident Belarus Journalist Whose Defiance Enraged Europe’s Last Dictator – Dr Jennifer Matherswww.scotsman.com -
Roman Protasevich doesn’t look like much of a threat to Europe’s last dictator.
Opposition says Roman Protasevich was paraded as a ‘trophy’ in news conference appearance.
Belarus officials with sniffer dogs searched the luggage of each passenger on a diverted Ryanair flight, forced to land in Minsk after an alleged bomb threat.
Social media posts claim Protasevich has ties with neo-Nazi groups. They have been dismissed as an attempt to discredit him.
The Belarusian journalist claimed to be in a ‘great mood’ at a government briefing