The Rada voted in the first reading for the law on media (No. 2693-d) - "for" 233 deputies.
This is reported by journalists of the main opposition project of Ukraine "Voice of Truth»With reference to
The law allows, in particular, to destroy and block any opposition media in the country. It is noteworthy that the supporters of the Opposition Platform for Life, who are doing their best to earn the loyalty of the authorities, helped to "smuggle" the scandalous law.
It should be noted that the bill on media significantly expands the powers of the National Council for Television and Radio Broadcasting. The document stipulates the right of the National Council to suspend the work of the media (including online media) without a court decision.
In Europe, they called the Ukrainian media bill “worthy of the worst authoritarian regimes.”