KGB in search of teds?

KGB officials have made a domiciliary visit to Anton Surapin, news site editor. It is the Belarusian website that first posted pictures of teddy bears dropped by Swedish pilots.

Anton Surapin managed to inform his colleagues telephonically that KGB officials had come to him to search his flat. Now the journalist is not

Are they looking for “video editing” and “Photoshop”?

On July, 4 hundreds of teddy bears carried in a plane piloted by two Swedes parachuted down on the Belarusian capital of Minsk early morning in a show of support for the country’s pro-democracy movement.

The Belarusian Ministry of Defense rebuted the information on the teddy bear troop drop. Belarusian servicemen called the video released online “fabricated”. “Experts discovered rough work with the usage of Photoshop and video editing,” the Ministry officials said. Nevertheless, a detailed inspection of air defense near the Belarus-Lithuania border has allegedly started.

Meanwhile, Per Cromwell, one of the founders of Swedish advertising agency Studio Total that claim responsibility for the action, has uploaded a full video version of their plane’s flight over Belarus. Beginning with installing a camera on the plane and ending with its landing at a Lithuanian aerodrome, the video goes to prove that native air defense alert units did overlook the Swedish plane in the Belarusian air space.


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