Radio Sweden Thursday
We look ahead to a very special anniversary year in Sweden, celebrated both at home and abroad.
A former government minister dogged by controversy while in office is once again causing a stir .
And we’ve news of Swedish efforts to finance a Belarussian ”university in exile.”
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2007 marks a very special anniversary here in Sweden. And it’s an event that the country will be celebrating on many levels, both here and abroad. Radio Sweden’s Juan Navas has more.
Sweden has also recently joined forces with the other Nordic nations to help finance a Belarusian ’university in exile’ known as IHG in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius.
At a recent Nordic Council meeting in Copenhagen, Radio Sweden’s Bill Schiller met the exiled dean of this unusual university – and some of the students – who translated the text of a film showing the closing of their former school in Minsk by the regime trying to silence critical voices.