In the news, it is a lot about the Belarusian athlete Kristina Timanovskaya. From her team leadership, the Olympic athlete had to return to Belarus, but she absolutely doesnt want to. It wouldnt be safe for her.
Kristina Timanovskaya was punished for criticizing her leadership. After having posted an angry video online, she was taken to Tokyo Airport. There she asked for help and told her she doesnt want to go to Belarus at all.
At the airport, the athlete got the help she asked for. According to the Olympic Games organization, she was taken to a safe place. Poland has offered her to live in that country as well.
Over the past few months, the Youth Journal has been talking about Belarus more often. A critical journalist from that country was arrested and a lot of people were angry about that.