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Belarus hijack shock: Initial thoughts and implications

  • A commercial flight from Greece to Lithuania has landed in Minsk after being forcibly redirected by the Belarus military

  • The hijack and arrest of a passenger, an exiled opposition activist, has provoked international condemnation

  • The immediate impact will be sanctions risk on Belarus, but we see some wider implications for emerging market investors

Belarus hijack shock: Initial thoughts and implications
Stuart Culverhouse
Stuart Culverhouse

Head of Sovereign & Fixed Income Research

Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik

Strategy & Head of Equity Research

Tellimer Research
24 May 2021
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