U.S. Indicts Belarusian Officials Over ‘Air Piracy’ Incident

Ryanair 737 forced to at Minsk landing at Vilnius
Credit: Petras Malukas/AFP/Getty Images
The U.S. Justice Department has indicted four Belarusian government officials that it says were instrumental in the May 2021 diversion of a Ryanair flight that resulted in the arrest of two dissidents. Indictments have been laid against Leonid Mikalaevich Churo, DG of the eastern European nation’s...

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