Seminar on aircraft landing in Belarus

The forced landing of a Ryanair plane by the Belarusian authorities and the forced detention of journalist Roman Protasevich highlighted the practice of transnational repression: attacks by authoritarian authorities and their security services on political exiles and opposition representatives abroad. The audacious act of President Alexander Lukashenko was called an "organized state" ...

Belarus reduces the number of American diplomats and complicates the issuance of visas for US citizens

Belarus imposed sanctions against the United States. According to the press secretary of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry Anatoly Glaz, this is a response to the fact that earlier the United States and a number of other countries imposed sanctions against Belarus. Novaya Gazeta writes about this. Among the restrictions - ...

Russia refused to let planes flying around Belarus from Europe: flights had to be canceled

Russia expressed its position on the air blockade of Belarus, which was introduced by the European Union after a special operation to force-land a Ryanair flight in Minsk. Writes about this Finanz.Ru. On Wednesday, AirFrance - Europe's third largest airline in terms of passenger traffic - had to reschedule its evening flight ...

Belarusians in the USA write to congressmen about the situation at home: how it can help

Belarusians living in the United States urge each other and all those who are not indifferent to send messages to American senators and congressmen to tell them about the situation in Belarus and call for action. In the Facebook group “Belarusians ZSHA. Razam lyagchey ”compatriots urge to write letters to senators and ...

Who is Roman Protasevich, for whose arrest Belarus intercepted the plane

On May 23, a Ryanair plane made an emergency landing in Minsk. Among his passengers was Roman Protasevich, the former editor-in-chief of the Nexta telegram channel, one of the symbols of last year's protests, writes the BBC. On May 5, Roman Protasevich turned 26 years old. On his Twitter profile ...

Aircraft interception by Belarus: pilot talks published, Europe stops flights over the country

On May 23, Belarus lifted a fighter jet to land a Ryanair Athens-Vilnius plane in Minsk, which was carrying the former editor of the opposition telegram channel NEXTA Roman Protasevich. Protasevich and his girlfriend were detained. The Aviation Department has published a transcript of the negotiations between the Ryanair pilot and the dispatcher in Minsk ...

Global scandal: Belarus intercepts an international flight and arrested a passenger

Former editor-in-chief of the telegram channel Nexta, which covered the protests in Belarus, Roman Protasevich, was detained in Minsk. He was taken off the plane, which was flying from Athens to Vilnius and urgently landed in Minsk after the message about "mining", writes the BBC. “Roman Protasevich was detained. It…

Supernovae Israelis: Come and Succeed

"Maidan Aliyah" and "Putin's repatriation": these words describe a new phenomenon in the history of modern Israel - a sharp increase in the number of people who left and continue to leave Ukraine and Russia in recent years. Some leave from hostilities in the east of Ukraine and from the fall ...

'Covid followed on his heels': how Belarus visited the USA and other closed countries during the pandemic

Belarus Nikita Smirnov is only 23, but he already has 30 countries behind him, he plans to travel the whole world. And even the pandemic hasn't changed this guy's plans. In 2020, he traveled almost all over Belarus, spent two months in America, visited ...

Belarus was not allowed to participate in Eurovision-2021: political overtones were found in the announced songs

Belarus will not go to the Eurovision Song Contest. The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) said that the songs submitted to the competition by the selection organizer, the media holding Belteleradiocompany, do not meet the criteria and cast doubt on the non-political nature of the music competition. The BBC reported in more detail. Belarus wanted to send ...

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