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Lukashenko

13 entries added to the Belarus regime

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The FINANCIAL -- 11 individuals and 2 entities have been added to the Belarus financial sanctions regime.…

UK Added Lukashenko and his to the Sanction List

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The FINANCIAL -- The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office have updated the UK Sanctions List on GOV.UK. This list includes the President of Belarus, his son and six other senior government officials judged to be responsible for rigging the August presidential poll and suppressing subsequent street protests. The sanctions include an asset freeze and travel ban imposed…

Belarusian police detained 47 journalists

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Belarusian police detained 47 local and international journalists preparing to cover protests in Minsk and Brest, on Thursday. According to the European Federation of Journalists the police confiscated their telephones and identity documents. The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) considers these arbitrary detentions as another act of censorship by the Belarusian authorities.…