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externalPodolyak criticizes splitting of Nobel Peace Prize with Russian, Belarusian nominees

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by The Kyiv Independent news deskOctober 7, 2022 5:55 pm

Mykhailo Podolyak, an advisor to the President’s Office, said the Norwegian Nobel Committee has an “interesting understanding of the word ‘peace,’” if it split the award with two countries that have attacked Ukraine. “Neither Russian nor Belarusian organizations were able to oppose this war,” he said. The 2022 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Ukrainian human rights organization Center for Civil Liberties, Belarusian human rights advocate Ales Bialiatski, and the Russian human rights organization Memorial.

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