Belarus flights redirected after Roman Protasevich’s arrest


It begs the query – can sanctions change a “hooligan’s” behaviour? Earlier makes an attempt have failed. European leaders clearly felt that after the faux bomb scare, the diversion of Ryanair Flight 4978 to Minsk and the arrest of a political opponent on board, they wanted to ship a powerful message that such a brazen act was unacceptable. Therefore the brand new sanctions. It is unclear, although, how efficient they are going to be.