Vladimir Yanukevich, the editor-in-chief of the Baranavichy publication Intex-Press, was fined for distributing extremist materials. As Yanukevich explained to the liquidated Belarusian Association of Journalists, the case concerns not the Publication of Intex-Press, but the advertising enterprise PUE “Center Run”, which he also heads.
Vladimir Yanukevich said that during the search in these organizations, equipment was seized, allegedly prohibited information was found in one of the tablets. As a result, he was brought to justice as an individual, although according to the case materials he was held as the director of the “Rune Center”.
The Ministry of Information restricted access to the website of the publication. The reason is “violations of the legislation on the media in terms of posting information, the dissemination of which is prohibited.” Earlier, searches were conducted in the editorial office in the case of terrorism, and Belarusian printing houses refused to print the newspaper of the publication.