Lithuania: Vilnius-Minsk buses full despite diplomatic tensions

Despite diplomatic tensions, buses between Lithuania’s capital, Vilnius, and the Belarusian capital, Minsk, are running at full capacity, LRT reports. Buses remain the only form of public transport between Lithuania and Belarus, as train services have remained suspended since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and Lithuania’s airspace is closed to Belarusian aircraft. Moreover, Lithuania has stopped issuing visas to Belarusian citizens. Both Lithuanian and Belarusian carriers operate buses on the Vilnius-Minsk route.

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