Natalia Pinchuk, left, on behalf of her husband, jailed Belarusian activist Ales Bialiatski, and chairman Yan Rachinsky on behalf of Russian human rights organisation Memorial, centre, applaud after Nobel Peace Prize 2022 winner and Head of the Ukrainian Centre for Civil Liberties, Oleksandra Matviichuk, right, delivered her speech during the awards ceremony in Norway. Photo: AFP
Natalia Pinchuk, left, on behalf of her husband, jailed Belarusian activist Ales Bialiatski, and chairman Yan Rachinsky on behalf of Russian human rights organisation Memorial, centre, applaud after Nobel Peace Prize 2022 winner and Head of the Ukrainian Centre for Civil Liberties, Oleksandra Matviichuk, right, delivered her speech during the awards ceremony in Norway. Photo: AFP
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Ukrainian, Russian Nobel Peace winners slam Putin’s ‘insane’ war

  • Belarusian Ales Bialiatski, Russia’s Memorial and Ukraine’s Centre for Civil Liberties were honoured for their struggle in the face of authoritarianism
  • The world’s most prestigious prize for peace efforts has not weakened the trio’s resolve to stand up and fight as they denounced Russia’s ‘imperial ambitions’

Natalia Pinchuk, left, on behalf of her husband, jailed Belarusian activist Ales Bialiatski, and chairman Yan Rachinsky on behalf of Russian human rights organisation Memorial, centre, applaud after Nobel Peace Prize 2022 winner and Head of the Ukrainian Centre for Civil Liberties, Oleksandra Matviichuk, right, delivered her speech during the awards ceremony in Norway. Photo: AFP
Natalia Pinchuk, left, on behalf of her husband, jailed Belarusian activist Ales Bialiatski, and chairman Yan Rachinsky on behalf of Russian human rights organisation Memorial, centre, applaud after Nobel Peace Prize 2022 winner and Head of the Ukrainian Centre for Civil Liberties, Oleksandra Matviichuk, right, delivered her speech during the awards ceremony in Norway. Photo: AFP
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