Lithuania: border conflicts lead to note of protest

The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry handed a note of protest to Minsk, said Gabrielus Landsbergis, foreign minister. As reported by Sputnik Lithuania, Belarusian border guards entered the territory of Lithuania. The Baltic country called the incident a provocation of the Belarusian authorities, which is causing an escalation of the already difficult situation in the border areas. […]

The dispatcher from Belarus who landed the Ryanair plane in Minsk left the country with his family

The air traffic controller of the Minsk airport, who called the Ryanair plane with Roman Protasevich on board for an emergency landing in Minsk, left the country. His family left Belarus with him, Nasha Niva reports, referring to a source in Belaeronavigatsia. According to the newspaper, the dispatcher Oleg Galegov took a vacation at the […]

Greece and Lithuania agreed to work together to resolve the migration crisis

Greece will help Lithuania cope with illegal immigration across the Belarusian border. Athens hosted a meeting between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and head of the Lithuanian government Ingrida Simonite. They called on the EU to work together to overcome the migration crisis. The Greek Prime Minister said at a press conference after the talks: […]

European Union: introduction of economic sectoral sanctions against Belarus

The EU Council announced the measures taken in the form of economic sectoral sanctions against Belarus in response to the forced landing of a Ryanair plane in Minsk and the arrest of the founder of the Nexta Telegram channel Roman Protasevich. Their list includes: restrictions on the trade of petrochemical products, potassium chloride, technologies and […]

Roman Protasevich shocked Western journalists

Roman Protasevich’s speech at a briefing at the Belarusian Foreign Ministry shocked some Western journalists so much that instead of asking him questions in person, they left the press center. Too much it broke the carefully constructed template … It is noteworthy that after the arrest of Protasevich, politicians and media in opposition to the […]

EU against Belarus: what sanctions are included in the fourth package

Bloomberg managed to learn about the details of the accelerated introduction of the fourth package of individual sanctions and sectoral economic sanctions against Belarus. According to the newspaper, 7 organizations and 71 people were blacklisted – officials, representatives of law enforcement agencies, deputies, members of the government and parliament, judges and prosecutors who worked on […]

A car with a Lithuanian diplomatic post was detained in Belarus

Yesterday, the press service of the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry reported that at the Medininkai border crossing, the Belarusian authorities detained a car with a Lithuanian diplomatic post from Vilnius. The border guards demanded to open the diplomatic seals and open access to the inspection of the car of the Lithuanian diplomatic mission. After the diplomatic […]

Roman Protasevich: voluntary / compulsory (?) Interview

26-year-old Roman Protasevich, arrested during a forced landing in Minsk, gave an interview to the Belarusian state television. Relatives consider his remorse compulsory, human rights activists claim that he was tortured. Tears, recognition in the attempt to overthrow Lukashenka, praise for the Belarusian president and hopes for a calm family life, without politics and protests […]

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