Volha Biziukova

PhD candidate in Cultural and Social Anthropology, University of Vienna.  Junior Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna (project: Eurasia in Global Dialogue).


Cover for: Whose revolt is it?

The description of Russia’s anti-Putin protests of 2011–12 as ‘middle class’ was only partially accurate and used to discredit them. The middle class label applies even less to the Belarusian protests of 2020, whose core message is that dignity and respect are not reserved for a privileged minority.