18 January 2018, Thursday, 16:32

Everyday life of Belarusian journalists in Vecherniy Urgant show


A photo of independent journalists being arrested by police was shown on air of Channel One Russia.

Ivan Urgant, the host of Vecherniy Urgant show, offered satirical writer Efim Shifrin to guess who of the people in photos was engaged in sporting activities. Shifrin was shown a part of the photo depicting journalist Syarhei Balai being detained at a rally in Minsk. The writer suggested that the journalist was doing sport.  The host then showed the whole photo of Minsk riot police detaining the resisting journalist.

“It's wrestling,” Shifrin concluded.

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