Leeds alumnus interviews Alexander Lukashenko for BBC

The leader of Belarus was recently interviewed by the BBC’s Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg (Russian Studies, 1991).

In an exclusive TV interview for the BBC, Steve interviewed Lukashenko about the ongoing migrant crisis.

Watch highlights of the interview.

Steve later posted a Tweet praising the interview’s production team and the University of Leeds for teaching him Russian almost twenty years ago.

The School of Languages, Cultures and Societies at Leeds offers a range of degrees in Russian and Slavonic Studies at undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD level and we are very proud of the diverse careers in which our alumni succeed.