Belarus

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"This is yet another blatant attempt by the Belarusian authorities to silence all opposition voices," the EU said in a statement on Monday. ...
A pilot aboard a Ryanair jetliner forced to land in Belarus over the weekend undefinedrepeatedly questioned air-traffic controllers about their request to reroute the plane to Minsk amid a purported bomb threat, according to a partial transcript released by Belarus’ government aviation agency. ...
Airlines are avoiding Belarusian airspace after accusations the country forced a Ryanair flight to land in Minsk and detained opposition journalist Roman Protasevich. Molly Hunter joins Stephanie Ruhle. ...
European airlines began skirting Belarus on Tuesday after the ex-Soviet nation forced the diversion of an airliner to arrest a journalist. ...

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