Tag: Raman Pratasevich


Everything you need to know (and don’t want to know) about Lukashenko’s hellish Belarus hijacking

Alexander Lukashenko has once again made headlines around t he world. This time they come at the expense of an opposition journalist who was illegally arrested after the hijacking of an Irish passenger plane. A reported hijacking that in fact took place at the orders of Lukashenko simply because Lukashenko considers the opposition leader his arch-nemesis. That journalist has been identified as opp leader Raman Pratasevich who also runs a popular opposition website that for years has been critical of Lukashenko (who is the disputed President of Belarus.) Ryanair the Irish airline involved maintains that it did not know what was going on and instead was misled over a fake bomb threat. Airline officials who are cooperating with the European Union have since revealed that the B...
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