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Belarusian authorities parade jailed activist at news conference

The Irish Times 15 Jun 2021
In protest, journalists from the BBC walked out of the news conference, at which Belarusian authorities had promised to provide new details in their story of how and why the Ryanair flight was forced to land after entering the country’s air space on a flight to Lithuania from Greece.
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The Latest: Erdogan hopes Greece-Turkey talks mean stability

Springfield News-Sun 14 Jun 2021
The White House says Biden met Monday with Prime Minister Kaja Kallas of Estonia, President Egils Levits of Latvia, and President Gitanas Nauseda of Lithuania and “underscored strong U.S ... Lithuania's President Gitanas Nauseda speaks with the media as he arrives for a NATO summit at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Monday, June 14, 2021.
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Belarusian Government Shuts Down The Country’s Largest Independent News Organization

OWP 11 Jun 2021
Belarusian authorities continued its brutal media suppression efforts last week, shutting down the country’s largest independent news organization, Tut.by ... It is crucial to help media continue their work.” After the election, Tsikhanouskaya was forced to flee Belarus and is currently living in Lithuania.
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After fleeing Russia, Putin critic Gudkov decries ‘dictatorship’

Dawn 10 Jun 2021
His decision to go into exile is the latest by several high-profile Kremlin opponents who left recently, also to EU member Lithuania, and comes amid a broader sweep of independent media and civil society groups.
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UN experts voice concern over Protasevich arrest

Anadolu Agency 07 Jun 2021
UN human rights experts Monday expressed outrage at the arrest, alleged torture, and forced confession of a Belarus journalist and human rights defender and the continued crackdown on independent media in Belarus ... In December 2020, Tut.by was stripped of its media license for supposedly spreading "false information.".
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Here is your handy guide to sport on television this week

The Irish Times 06 Jun 2021
MONDAY (June 7th). GOLF Sky Sports Golf, 8.30am-2pm. Hamburg European Open. TENNIS Eurosport, 9.55am-11.15pm. ITV4, 10am-10pm. Roland Garros French Open. SOCCER Sky Sports Red Button. International. 5pm Ukraine v Cyprus. 7.45pm Andorra v Gibraltar ... 7.45pm Spain v Lithuania. SOCCER Virgin Media Sport from 8pm ... SOCCER Virgin Media Sport from 7.35pm ... 7.45pm SL ... .
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The 'shocking' arrest of a Belarusian dissident sparked international condemnation, but it falls into a ...

Business Insider 04 Jun 2021
Passengers on Ryanair Flight 4978 told media outlets that the plane was "just minutes" from its destination in Lithuania when the pilot announced the aircraft would make an emergency landing in the Belarusian capital, after previously flying through the country's airspace.
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Girlfriend of Belarus protester Roman Protasevich could be sent to Moscow jail

The Times/The Sunday Times 01 Jun 2021
Belarusian state media released a video after the arrests in which Sapega, who has a Belarusian residency permit but studies in Lithuania, admitted to editing a.
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The Chinese wanted to destroy Lithuania: “Crush the booger country with your foot”

The Eastern Herald 29 May 2021
The people of China reacted very jealously to the steps of Lithuania related to the PRC’s policy in the Xinjiang region ... At the same time, the media recalled that in March Lithuania announced that it would open a representative office in Taiwan, which is also a sensitive issue for China.
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Putin and Lukashenko to meet after Belarus plane diversion

Raw Story 28 May 2021
I am appealing, I am begging, help me free my son," his mother Natalia told journalists in Warsaw, visibly moved ... Christophe Deloire, head of media rights watchdog Reporters Sans Frontieres (Reporters Without Borders) was also in Lithuania to file a legal complaint against Lukashenko with prosecutors investigating Sunday's incident ... .
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Britain is paranoid about our role in Belarus, says Russia

The Times/The Sunday Times 26 May 2021
A MiG-29 fighter jet was scrambled to “escort” it to Minsk as it was about to leave Belarus air space and cross into Lithuania, state media said.Sponsored ...
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US Secretary of State condemns Belarus’ Lukashenko over journalist arrest

Jurist 25 May 2021
Lukashenko’s security forces allegedly reported a false bomb threat on a Ryanair flight from Athens, Greece, to Vilnius, Lithuania ... Sapega is a Russian citizen studying in Lithuania ... Independent media are an essential pillar supporting the rule of law and a vital component of a democratic society ... ....
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EU agrees new Belarus sanctions after plane arrest

Business Ghana 25 May 2021
Roman Protasevich, 26, was on a flight from Greece to Lithuania which was rerouted over a supposed bomb threat ... Belarus sent a fighter jet to force Ryanair flight FR4978 - which had departed from the Greek capital, Athens, and was bound for Vilnius in Lithuania - to land, claiming there was a bomb threat.
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European airlines reroute flights to avoid Belarus

RNZ 25 May 2021
The Greece-Lithuania flight was rerouted over a supposed bomb threat ... Belarus sent a fighter jet to force Ryanair flight FR4978 - which had departed from the Greek capital, Athens, and was bound for Vilnius in Lithuania - to land, claiming there was a bomb threat ... Protasevich is a former editor of Nexta, a media operation with a Telegram channel.
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Belarus flights redirected after Roman Protasevich's arrest

BBC News 25 May 2021
The Greece-Lithuania flight was rerouted over a supposed bomb threat ... Belarus sent a fighter jet to force Ryanair flight FR4978 - which had departed from the Greek capital, Athens, and was bound for Vilnius in Lithuania - to land, claiming there was a bomb threat ... Mr Protasevich is a former editor of Nexta, a media operation with a Telegram channel.

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