Lukashenko’s way: Why the brazen capture of Belarus journalist?

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    Was it worth it for Alexander Lukashenko? A European Union that so often struggles to reach consensus on foreign policy this time quick to unanimously agree on new sanctions against Belarus over Sunday’s forced landing of a Ryanair flight from Greece to Lithuania. More measures could follow after the brazen capture of Roman Pratasevich.

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