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Belarus brands US broadcaster Radio Liberty as extremist

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By Reuters

<div> <p><span class="caps">MOSCOW</span> – Belarus’ interior ministry said on Thursday it has added United States broadcaster Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty to its list of extremist organisations.</p> <p>The move, which comes amid heightened tensions between the Minsk government and the West, means that Belarusians who subscribe to <span class="caps">RFE</span>/RL online could face up to six years in prison.</p> <p/> </div>