A Businessman's Arrest and the Decline of a Regime

Herasimenka, A. 2015. A Businessman's Arrest and the Decline of a Regime. New Eastern Europe.

TitleA Businessman's Arrest and the Decline of a Regime
AuthorsHerasimenka, A.
Abstract

On the April 3rd 2015 one of the most prominent hi-tech entrepreneurs of Belarus, Viktar Prakapenia, was arrested in Minsk. By the time the arrest was formally announced in the media,the businessman had already spent more than two weeks in prison. Prakapenia was accused of illegal business activity, specifically making websites and publishing ads on the Internet without state registration “within an organised criminal group” between 2006 and 2008.

Year2015
Output mediaMagazine article
PublisherNew Eastern Europe
Publication dates
Published12 May 2015
Web address (URL)http://neweasterneurope.eu/articles-and-commentary/1581-a-businessman-s-arrest-and-the-decline-of-a-regime

Related outputs

What’s behind Alexei Navalny’s digital challenge to Vladimir Putin’s regime? Five things to know.
Herasimenka, A. 2018. What’s behind Alexei Navalny’s digital challenge to Vladimir Putin’s regime? Five things to know. Washington Post.

2017 – ein Jahr der Proteste in Belarus [2017 - a year of protests in Belarus]
Herasimenka, A. 2017. 2017 – ein Jahr der Proteste in Belarus [2017 - a year of protests in Belarus]. Belarus-Analysen Zentrum für Osteuropa- und internationale Studien und Deutsche Gesellschaft für Osteuropakunde e.V.

Why do dictators need women?
Herasimenka, A. 2016. Why do dictators need women? New Eastern Europe.

Belarus. The two hidden mechanisms of media censorship
Herasimenka, A. 2016. Belarus. The two hidden mechanisms of media censorship. New Eastern Europe.

Information and Communication Technologies and New Possibilities of Political Participation in Belarus
Herasimenka, A. 2016. Information and Communication Technologies and New Possibilities of Political Participation in Belarus. The Fifth International Congress of Belarusian Studies. Kaunas, Lithuania 02 Oct 2015 Vytautas Magnus University.

Political participation and internet platforms: How new communication technologies help Belarusian civic activists
Herasimenka, A. 2016. Political participation and internet platforms: How new communication technologies help Belarusian civic activists. Politics and Society in Belarus European Humanities University.

Permalink - https://westminsterresearch.westminster.ac.uk/item/q8qq5/a-businessman-s-arrest-and-the-decline-of-a-regime


Restricted files

All other files
Under embargo indefinitely

Share this
Tweet
Email