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EU sanctions Belarus for arresting journalist in Ryanair ‘hijacking’

The government of Belarus on Sunday forced an international civilian plane flying over its airspace to land to arrest a passenger, a dissident Belorussian blogger. The move was widely condemned in the United States and in Europe. Nick Schifrin reports on the forced landing and its fallout with Matthew Rojansky, director of the Kennan Institute at the Wilson Center, a Washington, D.C. think tank.

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