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Journalists have raised fears that the government may be trying to sabotage reform of public broadcasting in Ukraine after the head of the country’s national television company resigned on Nov. 1.

Zurab Alasania, who was appointed the National Television Company’s director general in March 2014, following the EuroMaidan Revolution, told media he had reached an impasse with the authorities over investigative programs that probe Ukraine’s widespread corruption.

Journalists from Ukraine’s top investigative projects also voiced concerns that Alasania’s successor might be much more loyal to Ukrainian officials.

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