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Kanstantsin Lashkevich

About Kanstantsin Lashkevich

Kanstantsin Lashkevich is editor-in-chief at dev.by, a leading tech news website in Belarus. He has 12 years of experience with print and online media and has been honoured with a number of awards for high-quality journalism from the Belarusian Association of Journalists. He is a Chevening Scholarship holder from UK’s Foreign Office and he earned his MA degree, in International Politics, from City University, London (2012).

Why Is Belarus Tech Booming?

At the beginning of July, the Russian media reported on the success of two Belarusian programmers. Gennady Korotkevich and Adam Bardashevich, both students at the St Petersburg ITMO University, teamed up to win $16,000 in the finals of the VK Cup 2016. This event is widely regarded as the biggest competitive programming competition in the Russian-speaking world. Continue reading Why Is Belarus Tech Booming?