Baltic states have expanded the sanctions list against Belarus

Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia have expanded the sanctions list against Belarusian officials. It added 28 people who are prohibited from entering the Baltic countries. The list now includes 156 names. It includes representatives of the authorities who “played a key role in falsifying election results in Belarus and using violence against peaceful demonstrators.” They are […]

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Belarus shuts western borders as Lukashenko warns of ‘war’

Belarus will close its borders with Poland and Lithuania and step up security measures at the Ukrainian frontier, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said Thursday. His announcement came with a warning that the countries could descend into the war. He continues to blame Western influence for a sustained protest movement that broke out after his disputed […]

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BALTIC STATES HIT LUKASHENKO, OTHER BELARUS OFFICIALS WITH SANCTIONS

Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia imposed travel bans on President Alexander Lukashenko and 29 other Belarusian officials on Monday, jumping into action to impose sanctions before the rest of the EU. The three Baltic states have led calls for the West to take firmer action against Lukashenko, who is accused by opponents and the West of […]

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Russia accused of ‘rewriting history’

Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the United States have accused Russia of seeking to “rewrite history” to justify the annexation of the Baltic states in 1940. The joint statement marks the 80th anniversary of the Welles Declaration, in which the US outlined its “non-recognition policy” of the Soviet occupation of the Baltic countries, Euronews report. Estonia […]

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Lithuania bans Russian television channel RT

Lithuania’s media watchdog has banned RT due its connection with Dmitry Kiselev, a Russian national who is under EU sanctions for his role in promoting Kremlin’s propaganda during the annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea in 2014. The ban includes five different RT channels: RT, RT HD, RT Spanish, RT Documentary and RT Documentary HD. The move […]

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