Victor Medvedchuk: Victor Tolochko / RIA Novosti
First assistant of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky Sergey Shafir said that the President’s team sees a threat in a huge media resource is concentrated in the hands of the head of the political Council of the “Opposition platform For life” Viktor Medvedchuk. The opinion he expressed in an interview to the edition “Left coast”.
“I have an idea to develop a bill that the media has no right to buy people who do business in Russia. Or close to the owner people. I’m not a lawyer, to correctly Express this idea, but restrict it deserves”, he said.
Safir said that if I had the money, the President’s team itself would have bought some TV channel.
Earlier Zelensky addressed the staff of some Ukrainian channels, urging them to remember that they are not a “collection of Medvedchuk” or “slaves” of the owners of the channel. He called the media the “fourth estate” and “servants of the people”.
Prior to that, he promised at the legislative level to deal with Pro-Russian channels of the head of the political Council of the “Opposition platform For life” Viktor Medvedchuk.
“During the war, any people who have narochanskie vision, can’t monopolize the Ukrainian channel. We need to deal with this. People like Mr. Medvedchuk, will not allow to monopolize our Ukrainian television,” — said the head of state.
In anticipation of the first round of presidential elections, a similar statement was made by the former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. He promised to arrange “cheerful life” media Medvedchuk himself after his victory in the presidential race.
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