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Lukashenko sees plane forced back to Minsk - but was the hijacking our reward for weakness with Putin over Nordstream 2?

Weakness with Russia is dangerous. Inaction is a choice, and it’s a choice with negative consequences.

Yesterday, after the hijacking of a Ryanair flight and the kidnap and torture of a journalist and his Russian citizen girlfriend, flight B2869 took off from Minsk, Belarus, to sunny Barcelona, Spain. It didn’t exactly go well.

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