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Breaking News: The president of Belarus ordered a fighter jet to force a commercial plane carrying a prominent dissident to land so the authorities could arrest him.

 
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The president of Belarus ordered a fighter jet to force a commercial plane carrying a prominent dissident to land so the authorities could arrest him.

Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:46 AM EST

The plane was flying from Athens to Lithuania when it was forced to make an emergency landing in Minsk while flying over Belarus.

The dissident, Roman Protasevich, co-founded a Telegram channel that is a popular opposition outlet in Belarus.

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