In particular, Kolomoisky has closed the channel Ukraine Today

Медиагруппа Коломойского закрыла канал Ukraine Today

Media holding Kolomoisky has closed the project of foreign broadcasting of Ukraine Today

The state is not interested in his existence, said the General Director of 1+1 media.

International news channel Ukraine Today 1 January 2017 ceases to exist, the press service of the holding 1+1 media, which belongs to the businessman Igor Kolomoysky.

Ukraine Today channel began broadcasting in August 2014. The channel was conducted around the clock in English, was subsequently broadcast in Russian, was also considered German-language version.

“In fact, in 2014 (when it launched Ukraine Today – ed.) it was the only opportunity for us to be heard. But now the state has assumed this function, and we believe that our mission is completed,” – said in the message.

The General Director of 1+1 media Alexander Tkachenko added that the state is not interested in its existence.

“Given the economic situation in the country, to support the project, which has a purely social nature, and the state at the same time shows zero interest in his existence, for us is impossible,” he said.

Note, this spring, the national Council has revoked the licence of the broadcaster of Ukraine Today at the request of the owner.