EU faces Belarus crisis as deadly protests persist
Protests against President Alexander Lukashenko continued in Belarus on Friday, as European Union ministers prepared to discuss sanctions aimed at curbing a crackdown on post-election demonstrations. Just last February, the EU had extended sanctions on Belarus, extending an arms embargo and asset f»»»
Belarus authorities free detainees amid protesters’ pressure
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarusian authorities have released about 1,000 people detained amid demonstrations contesting the results of the presidential election, in an attempt to assuage public anger against a brutal crackdown on peaceful protests. Around midnight, scores of detainees were seen walki»»»
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