Belarus seizes blogger after ‘hijacking’ Ryanair flight

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    Belarus has faced international condemnation after forcing a Ryanair flight carrying an opposition activist to land in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, in order to arrest him.

    Blogger Roman Protasevich was arrested in a move that some European leaders have called an ‘act of state terror and kidnapping’  after Belearus placed KGB personnel onboard the flight to force the plane’s diversion from  its Athens-Vilnius route

    Monday briefing: Outrage over Belarus ‘hijack’ of Ryanair plane

    US joins global outcry at Belarus over seizure of blogger from Ryanair flight

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