Employees of «Radio News» was obliged to write a letter of resignation on 20 February. This «Ukrainian truth» said one of the employees.
«Asked to write letters of all employees. The reason for the dismissal while nobody explains» — said the source.
According to him, the statements asked the date of his dismissal on 20 February.
At the same time, as reports RBC-Ukraine, according to their sources, letters of resignation written in February 28.
At the same time, in his letter to edition pack the press service of «Radio News» reported that on 29 December was held a General meeting of the employees of the radio station.
«It all notified of the action of the national Council on television and radio broadcasting and about the theoretical impossibility preloadimage broadcasting in connection with the unwillingness of the regulator to renew the license of Radio News. The media warned of a possible termination of the employment relationship from February 28,» — said in a statement.
«We’re going to fight for our licenses in Ukrainian courts and in international, claiming bias and subjective to us with respect. No one will be fired if the radio will receive the license for which has the full legal right as a law-abiding Ukrainian media», — noted in press service.
«Employees signed only warnings which do not have any power if radio will survive, in what we hope and what we are fighting!» the statement stresses.
We will note, on January 23, the national Council on television and radio broadcasting stated that it would not renew radio «News» until I get that information, because I do not trust the information on beneficiaries, «Radio News».
Recall that in July 2016 the chief editor of «Radio News» was fired after allegations of mock the deaths of the military.
In November 2016, the Council warned, «Radio News» for insults to the heroes of the Maidan.
December 30, 2016, the press service of the media holding «Vesti Ukraine» said that the national Council on television and radio broadcasting refused to renew the license of «Radio News».
«The term of the current license of the radio station ends in February 2017. But the decision in the statutory period and is not accepted by the regulator,» — said in the message.
The management of «Radio News» reported that forced to warn of possible reduction of about 100 employees.
The media link «the Radio «Vesti» with the Ukrainian billionaire Rinat Akhmetov, in other versions, the company is linked to Viktor Medvedchuk, the first Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine under President Viktor Yanukovych, Serhiy Arbuzov, and billionaire Sergei Kurchenko, considered a «purse Yanukovych.»
The staff of «Radio News» has signed the notice 27.01.2017