Mikalay Ilyushenka


Age: 64

Summary: Belarusian journalist and former deputy chief editor of the Vecherny Minsk newspaper who had undergone 12 operations after suffering severe injuries in the April 2011 subway bombing of the Minsk metro station, which killed 15 people and also faced a torrent of international criticism over the March 2012 executions of the two suspects Uladzislau Kavalyou and Dzmitry Kanavalau amid questions over evidence in the case and concern over the legal rights of the convicts.

Cause of Death: Complications from injuries sustained in a terrorist attack

Born: June 14, 1949

Died: November 5, 2013

Minsk, Belarus