The National TV and Radio Council of Ukraine issued a fine on Ukrainian TV channel “NewsOne” in the amount of almost 100 thousand UAH (3712 USD).
It is reported that during the inspection of the “NewsOne”, three types of violations of the law were discovered: “…in the context of the ban on the use of television and radio broadcasting to incite ethnic hatred; in the context of the ban on the broadcast of programs created after August 1, 1991, which contain the popularization, propaganda of the authorities of the “aggressor state”; in the context of violation of the requirements of truthfulness and reliability of broadcasted information”
It was reported, that the fine must be paid within a month. If the requirements are not met, the regulator may impose new sanctions.
It should be reminded that October 4, 2018, the Ukrainian parliament adopted a resolution concerning the appeal to the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine on the subject of imposing sanctions on seven legal entities-owners of TV channels “112 Ukraine” and “NewsOne”.