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Lukashenko’s air piracy puts Putin in a pickle

Alexander Lukashenko, Europe’s longest-reigning dictator and most recent airplane hijacker, has presented both Western Europe and Russia with a quandary. It may seem surprising, given the Belarus leader’s authoritarian propensities, that the European Union has long provided his impoverished fiefdom with aid in hopes of persuading him to join the democratic West. It may be […]