“As the license holder repeatedly disregarded warnings by the
Council’s regional representative, the Investigative Department of the
Melitopol Prosecutor’s Office entered the case on the single register of
pre-trial inquiries and started an investigation,” it said.
The Kyiv District Administrative Court started hearings in March 2014
of the case of banning broadcasts of four Russian television channels –
Channel One. World Network, RTR-Planeta, Rossiya 24 and NTV-Mir in
Ukraine. Pending litigation, broadcasts of these channels will remain
banned through cable networks.