“How does banning a basketball game help the Ukraine crisis?!” : Twitter reacts as UK Home Secretary revokes visas for Belarusian men’s basketball team for supporting Russia


UK Home Secretary Priti Patel revokes visas for Belarus men’s basketball team ahead of their game against Britain

The world is facing a serious crisis right now. A few days ago, Russian armed forces attacked Ukraine. They infiltrated the border towns of Lugansk and Donetsk. On February 24, President Putin announced a full-scale land, sea and air invasion of Ukraine.

Since then, many people have stood up in support of Ukraine and its citizens. A few players have stopped playing for their clubs, which supported Russia and its actions. Recently, UK Home Secretary Priti Patel revoked the visas of the Belarusian men’s basketball team. The Belarusian team was supposed to face Great Britain in the FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup Qualifiers, to earn a spot for the FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup 2022.

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This got a lot of mixed reactions from the audience.

Twitter reacts to the cancellation of visas for the Belarusian men’s basketball team

Belarus is a small nation sharing two of its borders with Russia and one with Ukraine. Throughout this conflict, Belarus has made it clear that it is siding with Russia. The United States, United Kingdom and other major countries condemn this decision and, initially, Priti Patel canceled the visas of the Belarusian men’s basketball team. NBA Twitter reacted to the same thing in different ways.

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While the UK government has done what it feels is right, it should probably think about opening its borders to refugees in these trying times. We hope Ukrainians are safe and this whole issue will be resolved soon.


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