Europarliament is concerned about the lack of freedom of speech in Ukraine

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September 28 , 2017 – Fort Russ News – 

Vesti – translated by Inessa Sinchougova

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The European Parliament is concerned about the violation of human rights in Ukraine , political repression and the lack of freedom of speech in the media.

The topic was discussed at a hearing in Brussels. The initiators were the deputies of Latvia and the Czech Republic. According to them, in Ukraine, around everyone, whose opinion differs from the position of Kiev, is fueled by an atmosphere of fear.

Back in early September, the European Commission urged the Ukrainian authorities to refrain from restrictions on media freedom . The reason for the appeal was the detention and deportation of the correspondent of Channel One Anna Kurbatova,of “Russia 24”.

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