EU leaders are discussing possible sanctions, after Belarus diverted a passenger jet in order to arrest a journalist.
But will strong rhetoric in Brussels turn into real action?
Little appeared to change after the country’s much-disputed Presidential Election, which the UK, US and EU all said was effectively rigged by leader Alexander Lukashenko.
Many put that down to the links between Lukashenko and Russia.
Sky’s Foreign Affairs Editor, Deborah Haynes reports.
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