Ukraine wanted to close the opposition TV channels

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The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine voted for an appeal to the Council of national security and defense Council (NSDC) with the proposal to impose sanctions on NewsOne and TV “112 Ukraine”. Reports about it “Strenia”.

The sanctions include a number of restrictions, including withdrawal of the license, the prohibition to use the radio frequencies and the blocking of assets. “In the draft resolution seven companies in respect of which it is proposed to impose sanctions: “Ariadna TV”, “the New Format TV”, “TV Selection”, “112 TV Broadcasting company”, “Lider TV”, “Partner TV” and “news 24”. The first six companies associated with the TV channel “112 Ukraine”, the last — NewsOne”, — stated in the message.

The basis for the decision of the deputies was previously published on the website of the Parliament a petition on “cessation of anti-Ukrainian activities of the TV channel “112 Ukraine” NewsOne”. It was posted September 20, and October 1, scored 25 thousand signatures is required for consideration 10 thousand. It TV channels, known for his critical attitude to the current Ukrainian authorities, accused of keeping “Russian propaganda” and “broadcast of information policy of the “Russian world””. The author of the petition is Artur Pereverzev, volunteer of the Ministry of defence and colleague Yuri Biryukov, adviser to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

This is not the first case of pressure on the Ukrainian opposition media. 17 Sep Ukrainian radicals attacked a journalist of TV channel NewsOne Darin the Beeler and beat her. The incident occurred near the building of General Prosecutor’s office, however, present at the scene, the police remained inactive.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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