The national Council on TV have threatened to ban the broadcasting of the TV channel “Belarus 24” for displaying the map of Ukraine without Crimea

Нацсовет по ТВ пригрозил запретить вещание телеканала "Беларусь 24" за показ карты Украины без Крыма

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The national Council on TV and radio may ban the broadcasting of the TV channel “Belarus 24” for displaying the map of Ukraine without the Crimea. This reports the press service of the regulator.

“The national Council by letter informed the Director of the TV channel “Belarus 24″ Alexander Martynenko about the detected broadcast channel of the violations of the legislation of Ukraine and requests to fix them”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that during the monitoring of the channel from 14 Feb in the program is information-analytical direction in the category “Accents” were shown a virtual map of the countries that are members of the regional Association “Central European initiative”, which includes and Ukraine. On this map the territory of Ukraine was depicted without the Crimea.

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The Council noted that the way the channel broadcasts biased information about current situation in Ukraine: in particular, on February 26 in the information-analytical program “the Main air” was not a balance of views on various political developments in the country, which led to their one-sided coverage.

“In the case of ignoring of requirements of the Ukrainian legislation the regulator will be forced to consider the suspension of retransmission of the programs of “Belarus 24″ on the territory of Ukraine”, – stated in the national Council.

We will remind, earlier the national Council concerning TV and radio broadcasting refused to renew the license “Radio Vesti” in Kiev.

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