A ‘barbed wire curtain’ rises in Europe amid war in Ukraine

              FILE - Guards and the military watching the start of work on the first part of a 180 kilometers (115 miles) and 5.5 meter (18ft)-high metal wall intended to block migrants from Belarus crossing illegally into EU territory, in Tolcze, near Kuznica, Poland, Jan. 27, 2022. When relations with Belarus deteriorated after its authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko was declared the winner of an election widely seen as fraudulent, the government in Minsk sent thousands of migrants streaming across the EU's frontiers. In response, Poland and Lithuania erected walls along their borders with Belarus. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File)