Hienadź Mažejka, a reporter for the Belarus version of the Russian newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda, was not released after the expiry of his initial 72-hour detention on October 5.
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.
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.
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.
Newspaper reports arrest of its journalist who wrote article about deadly KGB raid
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.