Daily Memo: Polish-Belarusian Border Gets Tense, China Holds Firm on ‘COVID Zero’

Beijing is imposing new lockdown measures despite growing public frustration.

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Standoff. Poland’s Defense Ministry said on Thursday that around 250 migrants were spotted across the border in Belarus guarded by Belarusian soldiers who threatened to open fire at Polish troops. The European Union has accused Minsk of helping migrants cross its borders into EU member states in retaliation for EU sanctions against Belarus. In September, […]

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