A Belarusian sprinter, Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, stated she was pressured to depart the Olympic Video games in Tokyo early for criticizing sporting officers from her nation. Tsimanouskaya, who was taken to the airport in opposition to her will, was afraid to return residence, the place Lukashenko’s son Viktor runs the Olympic committee, and refused to board her flight. She sought safety and wound up receiving a visa to go to Poland. In Could, a Ryanair Holdings Plc airplane flying from Athens to Vilnius was pressured to land within the Belarusian capital Minsk, the place authorities arrested a passenger, journalist Raman Pratasevich, who rose to prominence protecting the 2020 protests. He was detained along with his girlfriend Sofia Sapega, a Russian citizen. Lithuania, which has provided shelter to many opposition figures from Belarus, accuses Lukashenko of channeling hundreds of migrants, primarily from Iraq, throughout their border and is now planning to construct a 508-kilometer (316-mile) fence to cease the move.
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