Israeli Blogger Jailed in Belarus for Criticizing Azerbaijan and Its President

Alexander Lapshin facing extradition over his visits and comments about Nagorno-Karabakh. Israel quietly negotiating for his release: 'We are asking the Azeris to forget about it, but it's not easy,' official says.

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An Israeli blogger was arrested in Belarus last Wednesday at the request of the Azerbaijani government over his visits to the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.