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Third Key Industrialist Arrested in Belarus

9 January 2002 MINSK, 8 January (Racyja)–Another industrialist, the general director of the state-run Minsk Tractor Works, Mihail Lyavonau, was arrested on 7 January, reportedly while trying to leave Belarus on a train to Russia. Law-enforcement officers claim he was carrying fake documents. The director of Tractor Works, one of the world’s leading tractor manufacturers, […]