The owner and the General Director of TV channel "112 Ukraine" Andrey Podsypku said that some citizens on behalf of the country's top leadership made a proposal to him to "give" television channel, however he refused such an offer and now fears that the television channel have the opportunity to deny the license, and against him to open a case under the criminal code.
"over the past period of time the pressure from the national Council was at the time stopped for a while at the direction of people who, on behalf of the country's top leadership came to me with the initiative to "give" television channel at a lower cost. Yesterday was another common unverified information about what "112 Ukraine" has even sold. In response to these actions, once again, I publicly announce about the fact that no one can force me to accept the conclusion of the sale channel, " informs Podsypku in his own statement, published on the Internet representation of the TV channel on Wednesday.
according to his statement, through the national Council on television and radio broadcasting on the TV channel under pressure, continue " active attempts to select a channel from the authorities ".
"After refusing to sell a television channel at a reduced price" of Pro-government businessmen " I think there was real reason to wait for the danger of opening criminal cases against me and forced to leave the country. I also see a real danger of my life. In addition, I was given to understand that tomorrow will be announced the next warning from the controlled power of the National Council on television and radio broadcasting, After which the Council will address in court with the claim about cancellation of license of the TV company ", - informs the owner.
Podsypku agitates society, public organizations and parties who have expressed interest in preserving the reputation of Ukraine as a civilized and independent country, to defend the freedom of speech, property rights and the existence of independent media.