Updated at 18:18,16-07-2018

Ukraine bans Belarus 24 TV over 'anti-Ukrainian propaganda'


Ukraine's authorities says the content of Belarus 24 state TV channel violates the European Convention and Ukrainian laws.

Ukraine's National Council on Television and Radio Broadcasting on October 15 ruled to ban the broadcasts of Belarusian state TV channel Belarus 24 on the territory of Belarus. On October 1, the Council carried out random monitoring of Belarus 24's content. The monitoring team concluded that the Human Rights. View in the World program on Belarus 24 contained anti-Ukrainian propaganda and distorted information about the developments in Ukraine.

National Council Deputy Hryhoriy Shverk said that the next step for his agency wll be to take legal action. The today's resolution will be communicated to the providers of broadcasting services.