Department of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on issues of public safety appealed to the police forces to stop the work of the TV channel "inter" and the newspaper " Vesti ", said the people's Deputy from "Popular front" Andrew Levus.
According to Levoca, he initiated the meeting of the division for the discussion of the activities of the inter TV channel and newspaper " Vesti ". The Committee agreed that the media " are a danger to state security, destabilize the social situation ".
"The Committee also appealed to the police forces and relevant departments to stop the destructive activities of these media in Accordance with applicable law," wrote Levus on his page in Facebook.
before the national Council for television and radio broadcasting of Ukraine issued the "inter" the alert program, with the participation of Russian stars, and among Ukrainian politicians erupted on this issue a series of opponents. In addition, the Prosecutor General's office found the ransom a businessman Dmytro Firtash of actions "inter the Russian" First channel "" financing of terrorism ".
in the newspaper "Vesti" was first searched. The print edition is published the largest circulation among all daily Newspapers in Ukraine - 350 thousand copies daily. In the Council of national security and defense Council (NSDC) said that searches were conducted due to suspicion of illegal financing of the newspaper. In the editorial linked the incident with the criticism of the current government yesterday of presidential elections in may last year, which defeated Petro Poroshenko.
the Commissioner of the OSCE on freedom of the media Dunja Mijatovic stated before, that reasons of national security cannot lead to the denial of media freedom.