Business New Europe: Conference to highlight Ukraine's press freedom shortcomings

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Sept. 3, 2012, 8:30 a.m. | Ukraine abroad — by Business New Europe


The World Newspaper Conference arrived in Ukraine on September 2, throwing the spotlight on the country's poor record for press freedom. After the heyday of the Orange Revolution, when liberal values flourished, the media has been on rocky ground under President Viktor Yanukovych - a point that some hope the conference will flag up ahead of parliamentary elections in October.

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