Ukraine condemns ‘persecution of journalists’ in Belarus… after shutting down outlets at home linked to largest opposition party

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Ukraine has condemned a series of searches in Belarus targeting journalists and rights activists, but the scolding comes amid Kiev’s own full-blown crackdown on opposition press and politicians at home – fully supported by the US.

Strongly denouncing the recent events in Belarus “where authorities continue (to) pressure and persecute journalists,” Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba and Culture Minister Oleksandr Tkachenko lashed out at Minsk in a statement on Sunday.

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