Tanya Beckett asks if Europe’s last dictator can cling on to power for much longer.
— Read on www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3ct1z21
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken demanded the “immediate release” of Roman Protasevich, the dissident journalist arrested in Belarus after the authorities forced a passenger jet to land there. Russia signaled support for Belarus.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/live/2021/05/24/world/belarus-ryanair-protasevich
European nations demand the dissident’s release, after the Greece-Lithuania flight lands in Minsk.
— Read on www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-57219860
The draft law abolishes the notification procedure for the organization and holding of public events in permanent places, BelTA informs.
— Read on belsat.eu/en/news/03-04-2021-journalists-to-be-banned-from-covering-protests-in-belarus/