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Belarus faces sanctions backlash over jetliner “state piracy”

Belarus Minsk Ryanair plane at airport

Brussels, Belgium/Kyiv, Ukraine Reuters Western powers prepared to pile sanctions on Belarus and cut off its aviation links on Monday, furious after it scrambled a warplane to intercept a Ryanair aircraft and arrest a dissident journalist, an act one leader denounced as “state piracy”. In a video posted online, the detained blogger Roman Protasevich, 26, […]