Yanukovych's security admits limiting freedom of speech

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Sep. 17, 2012 23:48
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Ukrainian journalists stage a protest against government censorship and oligarch control of Ukrainian news media during President Viktor Yanukovych’s speech at the World Newspaper Congress in Kyiv on Sept. 3. The silent protest involved about 16 journalists who rose from their seats and held up posters reading “Stop Censorship” and “Media Oligarchs Serve the Authorities.” Yanukovych did not acknowledge the protesters
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 A senior official from the president's guard admitted on Sept. 17 that his staff limited people's freedom of speech in at least one occasion on Sept. 3.

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