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Ukraine is on a very low level of freedom of press (112 UA)
18 Sep 2019
BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

A well-known British organization Index on Censorship published its July report on Press freedom in Ukraine, in which stated on violations against some journalists and media. The report also mentioned the attack on 112 Ukraine TV channel.

The Index on Censorship notes that “Channel 112 has come under pressure from nationalist groups since it was purchased last year by Taras Kozak, a close ally of controversial Ukrainian politician Viktor Medvedchuk, often criticised for his pro-Russian views and ties to Russian president Vladimir Putin.” Another channel Kozak also owns, NewsOne, was also attacked by the radicals in July. They interfered with the work of the journalists, burned flares and threw cracker at the building of the channel.

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