Ukraine passed the bill about sanctions in first reading, it give power to close media, websites, and more

Anton Nesterov
Tue Aug 12 06:01:43 PDT 2014

It includes many types of sanctions, but most interesting is that ones:

9) the prohibition or restriction of the retransmission of television
and radio channels;
10) the prohibition to use radio frequency resource of Ukraine;
11) the restriction or termination of the media or other information
activities, including those in the Internet;
12) the restriction or prohibition of production or distribution of
printed materials and other information materials;
24) the prohibition of political parties, movements and other civil
society associations and foundations;

So if that bill will be passed, National Security and Defense Council
can ban any foreign media, website, foundation, movement, printed
material, etc. without court. news report (in Ukrainian) text (in

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