Journalists massively detained near the building of KGB of Belarus


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Near the building of the state security Committee (KGB) of Belarus in Minsk massively detained journalists, including a photojournalist TASS Natalia Fedoseenko, which managed to report about it to the editor of your Agency. This writes

Law enforcement officers claim that taking journalists to verify their identity. Security officials refused to say what office they are sent with detainees, stating that it may say “senior”.

In addition to the TASS photographer detained journalist Elena Tolkacheva and the employees of the TV channel “Belsat” Galina Abakunchik, Catherine Andreyev, Anton Selitsky, Igor’ilhas.

On Tuesday, July 28, one of the leaders of the opposition headquarters Maria Kolesnikova had planned to serve in the KGB of Belarus the petition to change the measure of restraint to Victor Babariko and his son Edward, in respect of which the investigation is carried out in the case of Belgazprombank. She asked concerned Belarusians to act as their guarantors.

Earlier the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko urged security forces to act harshly against members of the media, the destructive feeding information. He ordered to expel “calling for independence” of foreign journalists.

In may, the journalist of the First channel Alexey Kruchinina and operator Sergey Panasyuk was deprived of accreditation and deported from Belarus without any official letters and decrees. It happened after Lukashenko accused the Russian media of biased coverage of the topic of pandemic COVID-2019.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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