Ukrainian TV channel will check the words Medvedchuk about the politics of Putin
The national Council of Ukraine on TV has appointed check of the TV channel "112.Ukraine" because of the statements of the head of the political Council of the parliamentary faction "the Opposition platform For life", Viktor Medvedchuk, in which he endorses the strategy of Russian President Vladimir Putin in international politics, said Thursday the press service of the regulator.
Earlier, the Ukrainian Parliament established a Commission to investigate the activities of the TV channel "112.Ukraine", NewsOne and ZIK and ensure that counter the "information impact" of the Russian Federation.
"The national Council decided to appoint an unscheduled inspection of OOO "Teleradiokompaniya "112-TV" satellite channel, the logo "112.Ukraine". The broadcaster will check in the context of the dissemination of incitement to aggressive war or propaganda and/or incitement to national, racial or religious enmity and hatred, as well as the responsibilities of broadcasters to disseminate objective information", - stated in the message.
According to the press centre, the TV channel several times heard the comment Medvedchuk, in which he commended the initiative of Putin in international politics and expressed optimism for their implementation. This review Medvedchuk gave the journalists of "Russian newspaper" in response to Putin's article in the American magazine "The National Interest" about the causes of the Second world war. While the regulator insists that the current version of the channel has not released the opposite opinion.
"The TV channel "112 Ukraine" the eyeliner (review Medvedchuk - ed.) each time commented on the new experts invited to the Studio... in addition to approving the review of Viktor Medvedchuk with signs of popularization of the head of the aggressor state, the editor of the TV channel did not provide the stream of other opinions and views, rebuttal, objection or other forms of messages that would explain or give grounds for a public debate on the issue than the audience is limited solely to one point of view," - said the press service.
As noted in the national Council, the position of Medvedchuk in the article, Putin is "favorable to the Russian government," and such statements provide "information support" of the Russian Federation in the context of the war in the Donbass.
Relations between Moscow and Kiev deteriorated on the background of the situation in the Donbass. Ukrainian authorities have repeatedly accused Russia of meddling in the internal Affairs of the country. In January 2015 the Verkhovna Rada adopted the statement in which Russia is called "an aggressor country". Russia charges Ukrainian side denies and calls unacceptable. Moscow has repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Kiev overcame political and economic crisis.