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Her career, she said, had been on a slide since she lobbed a
provocative question at President Viktor Yanukovich and fought
attempts by politicians and businessmen to buy screen time at
her STB channel on the sly.

With a parliamentary election due on Oct. 28, journalists
complain of increased pressure on independent newspapers and key
TV news outlets from the authorities and their allies.

If Yanukovich’s Regions Party and its partners hold on to
their majority as expected, they fear the screws will only
tighten in a country due to preside over the regional security,
development and democracy promotion body, OSCE, from January.

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