Deputy Prosecutor General of Belarus Nikolai Kuklis issued a warning to the newspaper "Nasha Niva" for publication in the number of Article 14, "Colonel bearded man: explosives planted the staff of one of the special services."
A former colonel in the Army Special Forces expressed its opinion that the terrorist act could stand for someone in authority, are interested in destabilizing the situation in the country. The prosecutor gave a warning to the editor "Nasha Niva"Andrei Skurko in the newspaper, taking the explanation of the fact of publication, said," Freedom " Andrei Skurko:
"In the explanation we have written our vision of these events that the newspaper strip" Comments and opinions "and is designed to ensure that they were placed different views on important social events. With this material we are in no way trying to spread fear and panic in society and a fortiori not to discredit certain public bodies and authorities. In my opinion, this material does not violate existing laws. To refute this warning can be in the Attorney-General, as the deputy issued a warning. Accordingly, we will challenge it.
We now live in a hot time and economic circumstances so develop, and, unfortunately, the tragic events occur, and political background of fairly electrified. It is clear that an independent press is now a lot of attention. And her great desire to moderate and limited. And all this takes place, unfortunately, it is logical.
I hope that in the government and in All remaining segments of society have the wisdom and intelligence to really spread fear and panic among the population. And also to keep the balance between society and government, as well as the independent press — as representative of society. "
On the eve of the chief editor of "Nasha Niva" was summoned to the KGB and warned about the responsibility for the disclosure of the investigation in the terrorist attack on April 11. At the same time the Ministry of Information sent to the editorial office warning against violations of the law "On mass media".