In Ukraine banned 15 Russian TV channels

The national Council on television and radio was taken out of the list of foreign programmes, the content of which meets the requirements of the European Convention on transfrontier television and laws of Ukraine, 15 Russian TV channels.

The decision was made based on the results of the monitoring channels rebroadcast on cable networks in Ukraine and are not signatories of the Convention, and will enter into force one month after its promulgation, the press service of the national Council.

«Because of the detected during monitoring from 16 to 28 January 2016 violations of the Russian legislation now in the country can’t be relayed such channel: «top secret», «who is Who», «Chanson TV», «amusement Park», «World series», «Auto plus», «Kitchen TV», «CHL», «Science 2.0», «My planet», «Telecafe», «Fighter», «Time: distant and close», «Real Scary TV» («NBT») and «Sundress», — stated in the message.

Chairman of the National Council Yuriy Artemenko said that the main reason for removal of these channels from the list of foreign programs has become the violations of legislation on national security and of the legislation on advertising.

«It’s about showing persons included in the List of persons who pose a threat to national security, and display advertising, which prohibits the broadcast of foreign television and radio organizations if they do not fall under the jurisdiction of member States of the European Union or States that have ratified the European Convention on transfrontier television», — stated in the message.

Earlier, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has banned the State cinema Agency (Goskino) to carry out state registration and issue the rolling certificate to movies, parties which are included in the list of persons threatening national security (the security service of Ukraine, published by the Ministry of culture).

In Ukraine banned 15 Russian TV channels 11.02.2016

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