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KGB "Department of Kind Affairs" Interested in Journalists

2008 2008-02-25T16:23:00+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en

BAJ member Maryja Savushkina is insistently invited by some unknown man, who represents himself as "a representative of KGB Department of Kind Affairs" by phone for a meeting.

KGB representative Yury phoned to Maryja’s personal mobile number on February 21, 2008. He proposed to meet with the journalist.

Having received a refusal, he re-phoned in the morning of February 22 to another mobile number, belonging to Maryja Savushkina. (The KGB-men’s phone number was encrypted.)

"I refused again and the KGB representative told that I was unwise", noted Maryja.

The journalist retorted to the unknown special police officer that she would come for "a talk", if she received a corresponding writ from the KGB. She connects these threatening phone calls with her professional activity for independent media outlets.


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