Zakharova announced a critical situation with media freedom in Ukraine
The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, announced a critical situation with media freedom in Ukraine.
“The situation with media freedom, the safety of journalists in this country continues to be simply critical. Silence on this account of the international community gives official Kiev confidence in the impunity of its policy of repression against media workers, a total cleansing of the information space, ”she said.
According to Zakharova, the statements of the new Ukrainian authorities regarding the media, although they are “democratic in nature, with respect for principles and freedoms,” but in reality the situation is not improving.
“At least, this dynamics is definitely not noticeable,” said Zakharova.
Earlier, the Ukrainian party, Opposition Platform - For Life, accused the office of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky of starting a war with independent media.
On August 20, 112 Ukraine TV channel called on the Ukrainian leadership to comment on information about criminal proceedings against the television company.