Popular blogger Valery Petrov shares with his readers information about the leader of the Belarusian protest Sergei Tikhanovsky, who was arrested on the orders of Lukashenka. As you know, the banner of protest, which fell out of his hands, was picked up by his wife, Svetlana.
So, very interesting details come to light. It turns out that Tikhanovsky is not a blogger at all, but wrote until May 2019 one or two posts a year on VKontakte, in which he told, for example, how he opened a coffee shop or that sugar is harmful. In addition, he was engaged in self-promotion, as a wedding videographer. That is, there was no scent of politics.
In addition, since 2005, he has been constantly living in Moscow, doing business weddings'.
By the way, in November 2016, Tikhanovsky, in the status of an accredited TASS journalist, met with the patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church, and congratulated his friends on the coming 2017 by publishing a touching picture of Putin.
But suddenly, in May 2019, Tikhanovsky becomes an "opposition blogger", exactly after Lukashenko once again quarreled with the Kremlin. It was then that the "blogger" remembered his homeland and politics, starting with enviable regularity - three a day - to publish anti-Lukashenko videos, moreover, in the style of Navalny, whose office was next door.
In addition, the Kremlin political strategist Vitaly Shklyarov (also arrested on the orders of Lukashenko), who led the election campaigns of Ksenia Sobchak and Dmitry Gudkov, began to work with Tikhanovsky...