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CEC approves Regulation on media use during preparation and conduct of elections, to ensure equal opportunities for all candidates
Besides publishing their programmes, candidates for the presidency will be able to appear on Belarus 1 TV Channel from September 14th-25th without charge. Moreover, radio time is to be allocated during the working week from September 21st to October 2nd. TV debates are scheduled for October 3rd.
Belarus’ Information Minister, Lilia Ananich, tells us, “The most important task is to fully ensure the constitutional right of citizens to access objective and complete information, as well as attracting them to polling stations. Weighty and responsible journalism is vital to media success.”
By Mikhail Averianov