Belarus MiG-29 ‘Hijacks’ Flight to Detain Prominent Opposition Journalist

Belarus MiG-29 ‘Hijacks’ Flight to Detain Prominent Opposition Journalist

Belarus President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko, “Europe’s last dictator” stunned the world when he ordered a fighter jet to force a commercial plane to redirect its course under the guise of a potential security threat aboard on May 23, 2021. The Ryanair flight traveling from Athens to Vilnius, Lithuania, was in Belarus airspace when the flight […]