One of the leading Ukrainian TV channels - - regards open criminal cases against him, the pressure on freedom of speech and an attempt of raider capture, reported Tuesday in the appeal of " inter ".
yesterday the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine has informed that investigates the sale of shares of "inter" and the influence of founders on information policy are registered for this channel.
"Quite Clearly, it's just another political attack from the authorities in the person of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine and authorized the "Popular front" (the party of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk - ed.) to the owners and staff of " inter ", which is carried out in order to illegally raiding popular Ukrainian TV channel ", - reported in the document.
Inter consider such steps " as pressure on freedom of speech and the systematic crackdown on independent media ". Television channel believes that such pressure is due to the fact that in his news out materials about bribery in the government.
"We see in these actions a serious danger to freedom of speech and all independent media in Ukraine and consider such actions from politicians and law enforcement agencies as a direct path to rigorous censorship and dictatorship. We oppose political pressure on the TV channel "inter" and all independent mass media ", - informs television channel.
according to the interior Ministry, in 1997 and 1999 unidentified officials of the state property Fund of Ukraine, abusing his official position, made illegal the transfer to private ownership of 20% of actions of TV channel " inter ". In the end of the contract losses have exceeded $ 800 million.
in addition, informs the Ministry of internal Affairs, during 2010-2011, the unknown people from the founders of the TV channel "inter" had an impact on its information policy.