World  /  Published 22.06.21

Belarus hit by a wave of new sanctions

Western powers hit Belarus with a wave of new sanctions on Monday in a coordinated response to Minsk’s forced landing of a Ryanair plane last month to arrest a journalist on board, an act that i...
By Reuters in Brussels

World  /  Published 28.05.21

‘Bomb threat’ came after jet diversion

A bomb threat cited by Belarusian authorities as the reason for forcing a Ryanair jetliner carrying a dissident journalist to land in Minsk was sent after the plane was diverted, privacy-focused email...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 25.05.21

Death penalty awaits me, says Roman

The tray tables were being raised and the seat backs returned to the upright position as passengers on Ryanair Flight 4978 prepared for the scheduled landing in the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius. Then, ...
By Ivan Nechepurenko in New York

World  /  Published 25.05.21

US asks Belarus to release journalist

International outrage mounted on Monday as new details emerged about a brazen operation by the strongman leader of Belarus to divert a Ryanair passenger jet and arrest a dissident Belarusian journalis...
By Anton Troianovski and Marc Santora in Moscow

World  /  Published 24.05.21

Belarus: ‘Hijack’ to detain critic

By Reuters in Moscow


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...

Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.