The national Council of Ukraine on television and radio broadcasting is considering going to court with the petition to ban in the country retransmission " TV Center-International ", LifeNews, REN-TV and Russia Today, said the head of the national Council Vladimir Manzhosov.
He said that currently in the County administrative court of Kyiv continues hearing on the prohibition of broadcasting in the square of Ukraine 4 Russian TV channels " 1st channel. World network ", " RTR-Planeta ", " Russia 24 ", " NTV-Mir " - notified on the Internet representative office of the national Council." In addition to these channels, a number of other Russian broadcasters broadcasts containing false and hostile data ", - is informed in the report. ÒVCI relay 165 providers, REN-TV - 26 providers, LifeNews - 39 providers, Russia Today - eleven providers. Recall, in March the Kyiv district administrative court has stopped the activity of Russian TV channels in Ukraine during consideration of the suit of the National Council, which addressed the providers of the Republic with the recommendation to stop the re-broadcasts of Russian TV channels. The head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov Century, explaining the possible ban on Ukraine on broadcasting of Russian TV channels, said, it will be a serious infractions of international norms. The Commissioner of the foreign Ministry on the issues of human rights Konstantin Dolgov noticed that disabling channels is an attack on freedom of Ukrainians who can watch TV on Russian language. The OSCE also urged the Ukrainian authorities not to block the channels.