Tuesday, June 08, 2010
Two Ukrainian Opposition TV Channels Stripped Of Frequencies
Now here is real proof of freedom of speach working in Ukraine.
A court has stripped two Ukrainian TV channels -- Channel 5 and TVi -- of their new broadcast frequencies, RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service reports.
The Kyiv district court today annulled the January results of a tender held by Ukraine's National Council on Television and Radio Broadcasting that allocated those frequencies.
According to Ukrainian media experts, Channel 5 and TVi are among the few Ukrainian TV channels that provide independent news coverage.
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