What is your freedom?
The possibility of self-realization. This is — as a feeling of potency in a broad sense, the awareness that something can, and it means you know how to work, business, social life …
What is most limiting your freedom?
Barriers, obstacles to self-realization.
What is happiness for you?
With yourself and with your friends.
What are you most afraid of?
What goes into a better world is my mother.
What a talent you would like to have?
Talent workaholic to have time to do more, more organized on a certain thing.
Who of his contemporaries do you admire?
Unfortunately, the greatness of the person most often begin to talk and talk when she leaves us. A few years ago, as the undisputed moral authority called the pope John Paul II. Among fellow single out the most powerful talents Gregory Baradulin and Arlen Kashkurevich.
What do you most enjoy doing?
Create and build — in different forms. Familiar journalist says that my best work — the youngest daughter Cristina.
If you could live your life again, what would you change?
Sometimes wish I went to graduate school, and that he refused to run for deputy in the early 90s.
What's the best advice you have received?
For some reason, first of all mentioned Council to continue their education in the Belarusian branch filyalagichnaga Faculty of Belarusian State University.
What is your favorite motto?
Belarusian adage — do not do evil, and do not be afraid to anybody!
In any political system, you want to live?
I would not absalyutavats a particular system. In an absolute monarchy, the monarch himself, perhaps, not bad. Fidel Castro's half-century drinks every morning glass of grapefruit juice and a mustache (or beard) is not blowing. And how it feels to Cuban-farmer on a sugar plantation?
What country do you want to live?
At home. But to live for a few months would be in Italy, Japan, France, Tahiti …
In what era you want to live?
Apparently, during the hours of the High Renaissance, but as someone … Destiny artisan condottieres or cardinal, and then there were the opposite.
If you were the ruler of Belarus, what would you do first?
I would propose an amendment to the Constitution — to establish a parliamentary republic.
What relations of Belarus with the European Union should have?
One director of a Russian publisher asked me, "How do you see the future of Belarus?". Honestly said, I'd like to see her strong, independent, European countries like Poland or Slovakia. And what I heard? "Vladimir, where did you anti-Russian "" Zlituytsesya — I say — did I ever mention hint Russia? My mother was born on the Belarusian-Russian borderland between Nevlem and the Great Luki and the passport was recorded Russians. In Russian I speak better than you, tsverytsyanina (so recently called to love people of the city Tver). Diplomas I have written "Specialist Belarusian and Russian language and literature." Before the guests sometimes with relatives on the Volga and take them with you. Finally, heuristic and cost contributes to your business, and you all tryznyatstsa anti-Russian sentiments! Can better explain to me the meaning of your recent holiday — the Independence Day of the Russian Federation? Very interesting, from whom it is you, the Russians suddenly became independent on June 12, those who have oppressed and plundered the end of the last century? '
What relations of Belarus with Russia should have?
Neighborly. But to live in their apartments.
Some think so, "Let dictatorship, just to own." And you?
Strongly against the dictatorship, as well as introduced by the home-grown. Although he was a dictator for an hour, according to one of the participating national dictation. Over nadyktavanym my text, the famous "Preface …" Mateja Burachek, she signed her name and specification of "Dictator Vladimir Sivchikov."
When and how to change of power in Belarus?
Surprisingly, and, hopefully, quickly and without blood. Catalans this year brought to the streets of Barcelona polutoramillionnom (!) Demonstration in defense of its independence!
If Belarusians will speak Belarusian?
They spoke during the Skarina Francis Bogushevich say today. Moreover, among the young Belarusian language is considered to be elitist, you can hear it in Warsaw, Prague, New York …
What happens if you do not start speaking Belarusians Belarusian?
Matthew alyssum almost half a century ago, urged his compatriots not to leave the Belarusian language, to die. Die as a nation we do not want, and therefore do not leave.