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TVi, LB.ua targets of investigations

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July 20, 2012, 12:43 a.m. | Ukraine — by Svitlana Tuchynska

On July 19, about 100 journalists and activists protested in front of the General Prosecutor’s Office in Kyiv, demanding the cases be dropped and that the government stop pressure on independent media.
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Svitlana Tuchynska

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Two criminal cases opened against large media outlets – TVi channel and LB.ua website – have stirred an outcry among journalists and experts who say the investigations are attacks on free press ahead of the Oct. 28 parliamentary elections.

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