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04.10.2021

Russia’s Komsomolskaya Pravda to send its envoy to Minsk following arrest of its journalist

Komsomolskaya Pravda will send its envoy to Minsk on October 4 in connection with the arrest of its journalist Hienadź Mažejka, the Russian newspaper reported with reference to its editor in chief, Vladimir Sungorkin. 

04.10.2021

Editor in chief of Russian newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda describes situation regarding its Belarus version as arbitrariness

 Vladimir Sungorkin, editor in chief of the Russian newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda, has described the situation regarding its Belarus version as arbitrariness.

04.10.2021

Moscow says it expects Belarus to respect rights of detained Komsomolskaya Pravda journalist

The Russian foreign ministry expects that the rights of a Komsomolskaya Pravda journalist who is currently detained in Belarus will be respected, Maria Zakharova, spokesperson for the ministry, told reporters in Moscow on Saturday.  

03.10.2021

Newspaper reports arrest of its journalist who wrote article about deadly KGB raid

Minsk, 2 October. Hienadź Mažejka, a journalist with the Belarus version of the Russian newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda, has been arrested and placed in a detention center in Minsk, according to the newspaper. 

02.10.2021

Blocking of website of Russian newspaper’s Belarus version angers Kremlin

The Kremlin has condemned the Belarusian government’s move to block access to the website of a Russian newspaper’s Belarus version over an interview with a former classmate of a Minsk man killed by Committee for State Security (KGB) officers during a raid on his apartment.

30.09.2021

Information ministry reproaches state newspaper over controversial cartoon that angered Catholic Church

The information ministry has reproached a state newspaper for publishing a controversial cartoon likening Catholic priests to Nazis earlier this month.

30.09.2021

Editor in chief of Russian newspaper criticizes blocking of website of its Belarus version

 The editor in chief of Russia’s Komsomolskaya Pravda has criticized the Belarusian authorities’ move to block the website of the popular newspaper’s Belarus edition over an interview with a former classmate of a Minsk man who was killed during Tuesday’s raid by Committee for State Security (KGB) officers on his apartment.

30.09.2021

Information ministry accuses newspaper of producing content threatening national security

The website of the Belarus version of Russia’s newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda has been blocked over content that may create “sources of threats to national security” by artificially stirring up tension and conflict between the public and the government, the information ministry said on Wednesday.

25.09.2021

TV presenter Pytleva charged with calling to actions that harm national security

Ekaterina Pytleva, program director of Malanka Media, is charged with Article 361-1 of the Criminal Code - "Creation of an extremist formation."

23.09.2021

Hrodna.life media website blocked by authorities

On 22 September, Hrodna.life editors received a decision from the Prosecutor’s Office of Hrodna Region. They were informed that Hrodna.life website is blocked and “access to its social media pages is restricted by including the identifier of this Internet resource in the list of restricted access”.