Half of Ukraine's providers stop broadcasting Russian television channels

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March 11, 2014, 3:47 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

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The Ukrainian National Council on Television and Radio Broadcasting demands that providers stop broadcasting some Russian television channels on their networks by 7 p.m.

The Ukrainian National Council on Television and Radio Broadcasting demands that the providers should stop broadcasting Russian television channels Vesti, Rossiya 24, ORT, RTR Planeta, and NTV Mir.

At the same time, according to the press service, up to 50% of the providers in Ukraine stopped broadcasting these channels as of noon on March 11 and the others are preparing to do so.


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