Rymasheuski Canceled Press Conference under KGB Pressure

04.01.2011 10:10
Архив Редакция

The KGB recommended the ex-presidential candidate from the unregistered party "Belarusian Christian Democracy" Vital Rymasheuski, released on bail, to cancel his press conference, scheduled for Tuesday, January 4. According to Denis Sadovski, the executive secretary of the BCHD, with Vital Rymasheuski as a co-founder, the former candidate was forced to cancel a press conference to avoid re-arrest.

«Vital Rymasheuski was summoned to the KGB on January 3 and warned that press conferences and other public declarations would be regarded as a violation of the signed statement of investigation secrecy,» Denis Sadovski. said

According to Denis Sadovski, Vital Rymasheuski was explained that detention would be a preventive measure again in the event of a scheduled press-conference.

A press conference of another defendant — Andrei Dmitriev, head of the electoral headquarters of the former presidential candidate Vladimir Niakliaeu, is also scheduled in Minsk on Tuesday, January 4. He was also released from the KGB detention center on Monday, December 3, on his own recognizance, RIA «Novosti.»

Julia Rymasheuskaya, Press Secretary of Vladimir Niakliaeu, reported that she didn’t exclude cancellation of that press conference in response to recent events.

According to Telegraf, four former presidential candidates — Ales Mikcalevich, Vladimir Niakliaeu, Andrei Sannikov and Nikolai Statkevich — are in the KGB jail today. They, along with other members of the unsanctioned rally in Minsk on December 19, are suspects in a criminal case on the organization of mass disturbances. Ex-candidate Vital Rymasheuski, used to be under arrest in the KGB jail, was released on December 31 on undertaking not to leave.