People attend a rally in Vilnius, Lithuania on Monday marking the anniversary of the start of mass demonstrations in Belarus. Photo: EPA-EFE People attend a rally in Vilnius, Lithuania on Monday marking the anniversary of the start of mass demonstrations in Belarus. Photo: EPA-EFE
People attend a rally in Vilnius, Lithuania on Monday marking the anniversary of the start of mass demonstrations in Belarus. Photo: EPA-EFE
Belarus

New barrier to rise in Europe’s east amid dispute with Belarus

  • Lithuania will build a 508km-long fence to stop an unprecedented surge of migrants pouring across its border
  • Officials say the arrivals are part of Belarus leader Lukashenko’s strategy to retaliate against EU sanctions over his crackdown on dissidents

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People attend a rally in Vilnius, Lithuania on Monday marking the anniversary of the start of mass demonstrations in Belarus. Photo: EPA-EFE People attend a rally in Vilnius, Lithuania on Monday marking the anniversary of the start of mass demonstrations in Belarus. Photo: EPA-EFE
People attend a rally in Vilnius, Lithuania on Monday marking the anniversary of the start of mass demonstrations in Belarus. Photo: EPA-EFE
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