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EU’s Double Standards on Migrant Crisis in Greece and Lithuania

Greece and Lithuania are looking for ways to curb the flow of migrants from Turkey and Belarus. However, just because the situations are similar, does not mean the EU has dealt with them the same. This piece compares the...

Summit Between Biden and Putin to be held Wednesday

U.S. President Joe Biden will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Geneva this Wednesday. The American and Russian leaders will be meeting for the first time since Biden took office in January. This closely watched,...

Greece Dismisses Spy Theories on Forced Belarus Landing

Greece's PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis stated that there is no evidence of spies onboard the Ryanair flight forced to land in Minsk on Sunday.

Greek Passenger on Harrowing Belarus Flight Diversion Drama

Passengers -among them a Greek national- described the scene inside plane that was ordered by Belarus to change course and land in Minsk

EU Calls on European Airlines to Avoid Belarus Airspace

The European Union urged EU-based airlines to avoid Belarus's airspace on Monday after the country diverted a flight from Athens to Vilnius.

Belarus’ “Hijacking” of Athens to Vilnius Flight Sparks International Outrage

The sudden diversion of an Athens to Vilnius flight by Belarus on Sunday has been described as "state hijacking" and sparked global outrage.

Belarus Dictator Forces Athens to Vilnius Flight to Land in Minsk

A Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius, Lithuania was forced to land in Belarus to allegedly facilitate the arrest of a dissident to President Alexander Lukashenko on Sunday. Aboard the plane was Roman Protasevich, a 26-year-old journalist who has criticized...

Cyprus Under Fire for Vetoing EU Sanctions on Belarus

Cyprus blocked the proposed EU sanctions against Belarus on Monday, citing the bloc's inaction over Turkish aggression in the Eastern Mediterranean. The sanctions were being considered in response to the election that saw Lukashenko --considered the last European dictator --...

EU Chief Calls Summit as Belarus on Edge After Contested Election

The nation of Belarus is in a state of near-siege nine days after its authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko reportedly won the latest presidential election on August 9. Lukashenko, who has already served for 26 years, is facing widespread unrest...

Anna Korakaki Wins Gold Medal at European Games in Minsk

Greek Olympic champion, gold medalist and world champion shooter Anna Korakaki added a second title by winning a gold medal during this year's European Games competition in Minsk, Belarus. The Olympic gold medalist from Drama, Greece won first place in the...