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“I’m proposing to use the capabilities of the Foundation for Effective Governance to attract the best experts, Ukrainian and international, in order to systematically study world practices the legislation of other countries, to organize transparent discussions and work out the best option for our country,” the press service of Akhmetov quotes him as saying.

“I’m against slander, but I’m even more against journalists being pressured and be imprisoned for the truth,” he said.

According to the businessman, Ukraine “needs a decision that will protect the freedom of speech, defend journalists and protect ordinary people from slander.”

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