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Belarus hijacks Biden-Putin summit

The extraordinary May 23 interception of a Ryanair flight carrying Belarusian opposition journalist Raman Pratasevich and 132 other passengers over Minsk, the capital of Belarus, came at an awkward time for the US and Russia. On June 16, Joe Biden and Russian leader Vladimir Putin are set to meet for the first time since Biden took office. […]