The head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko paid homage to Svetlana Aleksievich with the award of the Nobel prize for literature in 2015, said Thursday the press service of the head of the country.
"Your creativity has not left indifferent not only Belarusians, but also readers in many countries of the world," – reported in the statement on the Internet office of the President." I am sincerely happy for Your success. I do hope that Your reward will serve our state and the Belarusian people ", – leads to the press service of Lukashenko's congratulation.
the leader also wished Svetlana Aleksievich health, happiness and new creative achievements for the benefit of native Belarus. Remember, the Nobel prize for literature this year went to Aleksievich for " polyphonic compositions, a monument to suffering and courage in our time ", a reward she was promised for several years. Aleksievich known for his anti-Russian views, for example, she opposed the reunification of Russia with Crimea. At a press conference after the award Aleksievich said that he considers what is happening in Ukraine occupation. In the Russian leadership believe that the newly minted winner of the Nobel prize for literature in Belarusian writer Svetlana Aleksievich does not have the necessary information to assess the situation in Ukraine.