PR Newswire: Yanukovych says Ukraine improves legislation on media freedoms

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Sept. 7, 2012, 8:44 a.m. |

President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych

The government has been constantly improving legislation that is related to the principles of access to public information, said President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych in his speech at the opening of the 64th World Newspaper Forum and the 19th World Forum of Editors in Kyiv (September 2-5, 2012). Those public officials who impede access to public information will face administrative and criminal charges, assured head of state. In his address the Ukrainian president stressed that because of the soviet heritage, country's young age, political and economic crisis there is still a false stereotype regarding the lack of freedom of speech in Ukraine. 

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