Born October 5, 1984 in Mogilev (Belarus).
Economic studies at the University of Belarusian-Russian
2007 - 2010 - Polish Television (TVP), the channel "Belsat" - the operator and editor of news and reports
2010 - 2012 - Polish Television (TVP), the channel "Belsat" - a special correspondent in Moscow
2011 - 2012 - "Transcontinental MediaKompania" (TPK) in Moscow - the operator (eg. Photo programs: "Poszukiwacze" (''The seekers'') ("Cyvilizacja"), "Poranek NTV", "Ni światło, ni zorza" (REN-TV) , "Program na żywo z Mikhailem Zielieńskim" (Rossiya-2)).
2013 - until today - Polish TV channel Belsat - projects: ,,Bez granic'' ("Without borders") (documentary about the life of the Belarusian border), “Bez retuszu'' ("Without Retouch") (13’ documentary), "Reporter" (7’ documentary).
Mikhail Zyzniewski - Belarusian patriot, at the age of 17 years, is forced to leave his homeland - a small village near Gomel. By the twist of fate he goes to Ukraine. Then he meets the UNA-UNSO activists. He is very absorbed by this military-patriotic movement. Together with friends from the organization he get to the Maidan. His task is to take care about order, deals with the protection of EuroMaidan, acts as peacekeeper soldier, chased provocateurs, cooling conflicts.
January 22th during the fighting on the street Hrushevskoho Mihkail dies by shot in the heart. According to the reconstruction of those events carried out by journalists, the bullet came from the troops of "Berkut". Mikhail hid the "hole" between two buses by his body to prevent militiamen from shooting to unarmed demonstrators.
Our hero's favorite song was the ballad "Flowing duck". The text tells the story of the sufferings of a man who feels that he die on exile. The song asks the mother. There is something mystical in the fact that this is his favorite song, which practically described the fate of our hero.
Mikhail burial took place on January 28th, near the village of Banner of Labor near Gomel. The coffin was delivered with the 8-hour delay ( the militia checked it on the Belarusian border). The burial took place in the dark, with only lights of cars. Hero of Ukraine is awkward hero on Belarus.