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Death at the EU border: Migrants pay the price of Belarus’s ‘hybrid warfare’

Mail Guardian South Africa 27 Nov 2021
According to documents, Tsentrkurort — a state tourism company that is part of the Office of the President of Belarus — allegedly also provided transfer from Minsk airport to the city and accommodation in centrally located hotels, from where guests were taken to the border in an organised manner.
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All Refugees From Camp on Border With Poland Moved to Logistics Center - Minsk

Urdu Point 18 Nov 2021
MINSK (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 18th November, 2021) The Belarusian State Border Committee said that all refugees from the spontaneous camp at the Bruzgi checkpoint on the border with Poland voluntarily moved ...
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Why are people using Belarus to reach the EU?

The Times/The Sunday Times 16 Nov 2021
Travel agencies across the Middle East have been working with Belarusian companies to provide visas, flights and accommodation in Minsk, the Belarusian capital.Sponsored ... .
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Why Iraqi Kurdish migrants are fleeing to Europe

The New Arab 16 Nov 2021
Azad and two other migrants told The New Arab that there are several travel agencies in the Iraqi Kurdistan region that will arrange a package including the visa, airfare, and several days’ accommodation in return for nearly $4,000. Once in Minsk, migrants pay nearly $3,000 to smugglers in order to take them to the Polish border.
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Russia blunts Belarus gas threat

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 13 Nov 2021
European leaders accuse Lukashenko of orchestrating a migrant crisis on Belarus's border with the European Union in retaliation for sanctions, a claim Minsk denies ... According to Latushka and Belarusian human rights groups, migrants arriving in Minsk are being taken to hotels and other accommodation sites -- depending on how much they have paid.
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Turkey halts flights for some Mideast citizens to EU's door

Cadillac News 12 Nov 2021
The EU said it received confirmation that Iraqi Airways, which halted flights to Minsk in the summer, will not resume them ... According to Latushka and Belarusian human rights groups, in Minsk migrants are being taken to hotels and other accommodation sites -- depending on how much they have paid.
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Poland reports violent clashes overnight as migrants attempt new border breach

Metro USA 11 Nov 2021
The EU on Wednesday accused Belarus of mounting a “hybrid attack” on the bloc by encouraging thousands of migrants fleeing poverty and war-torn areas to try to cross into Poland, and is gearing up to impose new sanctions on Minsk ... started flying to Minsk this spring.
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EU unity over the Belarus migrant crisis may not last

New Statesman 11 Nov 2021
... even harsher measures, including sanctions on non-Belarusian airlines suspected of flying migrants into Minsk ... Some will argue for Poland to change its policies; others will call for greater pressure on Minsk; still more might plead for accommodation with Minsk to stop the flow.
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Fears of war due to Belarus-Poland migrant crisis

Business Day 11 Nov 2021
Large groups of people fleeing conflicts and poverty in the Middle East and elsewhere started flying to Minsk this northern spring ... Most migrants use travel agencies across the Middle East which partner with Belarusian companies to book tourism packages that usually include visa, flight and accommodation.
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Neighbours of Belarus say migrant crisis risks military clash

The Wire 11 Nov 2021
Large groups of people fleeing conflicts and poverty in the Middle East and elsewhere started flying to Minsk this spring ... Most migrants use travel agencies across the Middle East which partner with Belarusian companies to book tourism packages that usually include visa, flight and accommodation.
photo: AP / Sergei Grits, File
In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017 file photo, a protestor holds an overturned portrait of President Alexander Lukashenko during a rally in Minsk, Belarus.
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Vitaly Shishov: Head of Belarus exiles group found dead in Ukraine

The Independent 03 Aug 2021
The head of a Ukraine-based NGO helping Belarusians fleeing persecution has been found hanged in a park in Kiev. An investigation into the case has been opened by police ... UkrMr Shishov ran the Belarusian House in Ukraine (BDU), an organisation helping those who have fled Minsk find accommodation, work and legal advice in Kyiv ... (REUTERS) ... .
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Vitaly Shishov: Head of Belarus exiles group found dead in Ukraine as Olympian defects

The Independent 03 Aug 2021
The head of a Ukraine-based NGO helping Belarusians fleeing persecution has been found hanged in a park in Kyiv ... Mr Shishov ran the Belarusian House in Ukraine (BDU), an organisation helping those who have fled Minsk find accommodation, work and legal advice in Kyiv ... My heart is with his family ... You have a young man, out jogging, who is now dead ... .
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Lithuania to build wall at border with Belarus

Taipei Times 10 Jul 2021
Tensions between Minsk and Vilnius soared last year after Lithuania became a hub for the Belarusian opposition, following a disputed presidential election ... A nation of 2.8 million, Lithuania is struggling to accommodate the unprecedented spike ... The Lithuanian military is expanding tent camps set up to accommodate the migrants.
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EU vows to help Lithuania amid flow of migrants from Belarus

Wtop 06 Jul 2021
Lithuania has set up tent camps to accommodate the growing number of migrants, most of them from Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Cameroon ... “They have developed an entire scheme to get migrants to Minsk and move them to Europe in retaliation for the sanctions.”.
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Protasevich's Role Was Transit of People Who Wished to Fight in Donbas - LPR

Urdu Point 04 Jun 2021
The cost of the transfer from Minsk to the conflict zone was $5,000, the price included 7-day accommodation, meals and three exits to the first ...
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