Kudrin: Russia may limit support to Belarus

Society "If the Belarusian authorities continue to restrict the work of Russian media, Russia could, in turn, limit the credit support this country"Today in the course of the St. Petersburg Economic Forum, Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin.

"The government is concerned about the actions of the Russian Federation Administration of Belarus on halting or limiting media from Russia," — he said.

He stressed that the Government of the Russian Federation can not be ignored such cases are, when they occur, the news agency RIA Novosti reported.

"Then we see a decrease in public, disrespectful or unfriendly steps against Russian media. Unfortunately, we will have take this into account when providing regular loans — in the coming months will repeat this kind of restrictive measures, then of course we reserve the right to take measures to restrict credit support to Belarus, "- said Alexey Kudrin.

May 27, Alexander Lukashenko said the possibility of ending work in Belarus, some foreign media, especially Russian.

In early June, an anonymous Kremlin source told Interfax: "In the territory of Belarus made regular restrictive measures against the Russian media … The decision of the Belarusian authorities, of course, as previously warned, complicate lending Belarus from Russia."

In response, the head of the Presidential Administration of Belarus Vladimir Mackay called "absolute nonsense" reports in the Russian media about the allegedly imposed on them by the limitations of the Belarusian authorities.

Now the Kremlin anonymous warning repeated Russia's finance minister.

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