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Isolation Pushes Belarus’s Lukashenko Closer to Russia’s Putin

MOSCOW—The increasing political and economic isolation of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko is pushing the beleaguered leader closer to Russia, providing an opening for Russian President...

Ryanair CEO Calls Belarus Flight Diversion a ‘Premeditated Hijacking’

Ryanair Holdings RYAAY 1.64% PLC rejected Belarus’s account of the diversion of one of its planes Sunday, angrily condemning the forced landing in a private...

Belarus President Defends Plane Diversion, Defying Pressure From West

MOSCOW—Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko accused the West of launching a hybrid war against his country and unfairly demonizing him for diverting a Ryanair flight over...

Belarus Faces EU Flight Ban for Grounding Ryanair Plane With Dissident

European Union leaders agreed to impose a new round of sanctions against Belarus and ban its airlines from entering the bloc’s airspace and airports, a...

Belarus Jet Forces Ryanair Plane to Land in Minsk

MOSCOW—Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko scrambled a jet fighter to force a Ryanair commercial aircraft to land in Minsk, where a Belarusian journalist and opposition activist...