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05.10.2021

Editorial office of regional newspaper "Hantsavitski chas" searched

The editorial office of the Hantsavitski chas newspaper has been searched, devices have been seized. The office survived searches in July 2021 and December 2020.

05.10.2021

Komsomolskaya Pravda journalist’s arrest cannot be supported if related to his work, Kremlin spokesperson says

If the arrest of Komsomolskaya Pravda journalist Hienadź Mažejka is related to his professional activities, “undoubtedly, such actions cannot be approved of,” Dmitry Peskov, spokesperson for Russian President Vladimir Putin, told reporters on Monday. 

05.10.2021

Authorities extend detention of sports journalist Aliaksandr Ivulin

Aliaksandr Ivulin, a journalist with the now-blacklisted sports news website by.tribuna.com and soccer player, has had his pretrial detention extended again, the unregistered Viasna Human Rights Center reported on Monday.

05.10.2021

Russian Union of Journalists demands release of Komsomolskaya Pravda journalist in Belarus

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

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.