Senior Advisor to Sviatlana TsikhanouskayaBelarus
Franak Viačorka is Senior Advisor to Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, nonresident fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center, and a journalist from Belarus. He previously worked as a research media analyst for the US Agency for Global Media as a contractor focusing on Eurasia’s digital markets. His research focused on Russian and Chinese efforts to control the global media space, spread of disinformation, and building sovereign internet infrastructure. He served as Creative Director for the Belarus service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), Vice President for the Digital Communication Network, consultant for Freedom House, and the Broadcasting Board of Governors. Mr. Viačorka is a member of the International Coalition for Democratic Renewal.