The offer from the Iraqi embassy in Moscow to arrange the evacuation of nationals who want to return home is unlikely to be accepted by those who have risked their lives and spent thousands of dollars trying to exit Belarus.

Migrants in Peril, and Raw Emotions, in a Volatile European Border Standoff

Some have called for the suspension of all border crossings while Belarusian commodities, notably potash fertiliser, continue to do so.

Migrants in Peril, and Raw Emotions, in a Volatile European Border Standoff

Isn’t it feasible to stop the flow of natural gas to that region? According to Mr. Lukashenko, “We are warning Europe, and yet they threaten to seal the border.”

Think before you say, especially if you’re “brainless” like the leaders of Poland, Lithuania, and other nations.

Belarusian security services had carried the youngster’s body away overnight. The claimed death of a 14-year-old Kurdish boy could not be confirmed because military had closed the border zone to reporters and relief workers.

The European Union announced last week that it was considering “blacklisting third-country airlines active in human trafficking,” which includes Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, whose airlines have been accused of helping Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko by ferrying migrants to Minsk, the capital of Belarus.

Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Turkey “is one of the countries that best understands the test Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia are left to face and is in full support of its allies.” Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu responded angrily to claims that Turkish Airlines, by flying to Minsk, had exacerbated the current crisis.

Last Words

Some young men trampled a rainbow flag outside a subway station near stalls that sold books debunking the Holocaust and honouring European fascist leaders like Spain’s former dictator, Frederico Franco.

Right-wing demonstrators in Warsaw marched through the Roman Dmowski roundabout, named after the anti-Semitic nationalist leader who led Poland before World War II, to begin their march.