BDG PRINTED IN RUSSIA, DETAINED IN MINSK

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BDG PRINTED IN RUSSIA, DETAINED IN MINSK

In the night of 11 June police detained 7 vans with printing materials, including the print run of The Beloruskaya Delovaya Gazeta. The BDG was suspended by the authorities for three months for publications which disgrace the honor and dignity of President Lukashenka. This time the banned paper was printed in Smolensk, Russian Federation, under title The Predprinimatelskaya Gazeta.
There were no problems at the Russia, Belarus border, because the drivers had all proper documents, reports Interfax agency.
The traffic police ordered a van to stop on the entrance to Minsk. They referred to the internal information that the van carried drugs. Then they detained other 6 vans. They all were ordered to follow the police car to the police station.
In the morning all arrested vans were let go. The newspaper should appear in sale soon.
The Belaruskaya Delovaya Gazeta is the leading opposition newspaper in the country. On 29 May the Information Ministry suspended its publication for three months.

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