: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Belarus crackdown’s next victim: Its booming IT sector

Franak Viačorka is a journalist and analyst based in Minsk. He is a non-resident fellow at the Atlantic Council and vice president of DigiComNet.
MINSK — For years, there was an unspoken contract between the Belarusian regime and its growing IT sector: We do not touch you, and you do not meddle in politics.
That tacit agreement appears to have fallen apart. In what could be a huge blow for the country and its future, major companies including EPAM, Yandex and Wargaming are starting to move staff or headquarters out of the country in response to the political upheaval that followed the …read more

Source:: European Voice


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