Freezing Payments and Halting Exports How the EU Wants to Sanction Belarus

The European Union seems strongly determined to sanction Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko after his country forced a Ryanair jet to land so it could arrest an exiled dissident. But leading diplomats fear the moves could exacerbate an already bad situation.
By Markus Becker in Brussels
Dictator Alexander Lukashenko: Europe fears Russia's influence over Belarus could grow

Dictator Alexander Lukashenko: Europe fears Russia's influence over Belarus could grow

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DER SPIEGEL 22/2021
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