In 2020, Cichanousk, who is still in exile, ran for president against the current head of Belarus, Alexander Lukaenko, a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
She ran for her husband, blogger Sjarheje Cichanouskho. He was sentenced last year to 18 years in prison for preparing and organizing mass riots and inciting social hatred. Together with them, Belarus has condemned long-term sentences to five other opposition activists and critics of the Belarusian regime. The collapse of the verdicts condemned.
Cichanousk will speak this week at the international conference of the Vlav Havel Library Truth and Democracy and will also negotiate with Sentu’s wife Milo Vystril from the ODS.