Belarus: EU imposes sanctions after Roman Protasevich arrest - BBC Newsnight

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As Belarus is accused of state sponsored hijacking after the arrest of dissident journalist Roman Protasevich, EU heads of state call for his release and impose economic sanctions. Please subscribe HERE Roman Protasevich, 26, was on a flight from Greece which was rerouted to Minsk on Sunday over a supposed bomb threat. Western countries have accused Belarus of "hijacking" the Ryanair plane in order to arrest the dissident reporter. Dmitri Protasevich said he was "really afraid" of how his son would be treated by the authorities in his home country. Newsnight’s Mark Urban reports. #Newsnight #BBCNews #BBCNews Newsnight is the BBC's flagship news and current affairs TV programme - with analysis, debate, exclusives, and robust interviews. Website: Twitter: Facebook:
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