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‘He was very sad’: the moment a Belarusian dissident knew his time was up

The minute his plane was diverted, journalist Roman Protasevich tried to offload his luggage, but it was too late

24 May 2021 - 19:20 By Andrius Sytas

Ryanair Flight 4978 had already begun its descent into the Lithuanian capital when the pilot announced that the plane would be diverting to Minsk, capital of neighbouring Belarus...

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