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Ukrainian Government Wants to Make Money on Bloggers?

Jul 16th, 2011 | By

More than a year ago Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine submitted draft of a law on state registration of information agencies. The draft proposes penalties for unregistered information agencies. While the effective law regulating information agencies defines its subject as any entity that “collects, processes, creates, stores, prepares information for distribution, produces and distributes informational products”.

Dismissal of the Chief Editor of “Kyiv Post” Newspaper: the Ukrainian Government Intimidates Media Owners and the Owners Intimidate Journalists

Apr 15th, 2011 | By

“If they can throw off the chief editor so easily, what you can say about the usual journalists? – The chairman of KIMTU Yuriy Lukanov says. – Journalists should realize that the only way to resist such political pressure is by solidarity protests. Because tomorrow every colleague may find himself in of Brian Bonner and Serhiy Tykhyi” .