Russians have put in a word for our freedom of speech
On Monday in the Irish Dublin has opened 56 - j the World newspaper congress. At opening ceremony of the Belarus association of journalists the award " has been handed over; the Gold feather of freedom for 2003 “. Among winners of the award of last years, journalists from Iran, Vietnam, China, Zimbabwe. The president of the World forum of editors Gloria Brown has told: “ Belarus - one of the most dangerous countries for work of journalists, the country which equals on the Soviet past and is a shame for Europe “. To hear such from Europeans and it is awful and habitual.
Unexpected slap in the face pohleshche the Belarus authorities have received from … the Russian colleagues. “ we with bitterness conceive claims to the Belarus authorities from the world community, being generally fair and proved “ - these words of the first deputy of the Minister of Press of Russia of Michael Seslavinsky which heads the Russian delegation in Dublin, are resulted on an official site of the ministry. For last two weeks the Ministry of Press of Russia the second time publicly “ faces “ with a freedom of speech in our country. Last days May the Ministry of Press has officially expressed bewilderment and a regret concerning forcing of passions round the staff reporter “ News “ in Belarus.