“People’s front” began a boycott of the TV channel “NewsOne” for more than a year ago / photo UNIAN
Faction “popular front” more than a year ago, has decided that its representatives will not go on air of TV channel “NewsOne” and continues boycott this channel today.
This was stated by the representative of the faction “people’s front” Anton Gerashchenko in an interview with journalists, commenting on the fact that the ally of Yanukovych Andriy Portnov has been running the TV channel “NewsOne”.
The MP noted that the anti-Ukrainian position of the TV channel “NewsOne” has long been apparent, therefore, “signs and names of those who rule, does not change the essence of who this channel is done, to whom it belongs and why it was done.”
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“If we don’t clean the information space from Russian influence and the influence of those who plundered our country and for the fifth year fugitive from justice, we will lose Ukraine. Faction “popular front” more than a year ago, has decided that its representatives will not go to channel “NewsOne” and we will continue to boycott this TV channel. We call on other political forces of Pro-Ukrainian, Patriotic camps to boycott the TV channel “NewsOne” and help to create the impression that this democratic channel, which expresses all thoughts,” he said.
According to the MP, the way out of this situation can be the adoption by the Verkhovna Rada bills concerning transparency of financing of Ukrainian TV channels, as well as their expenses and income.
“If this is not done, then Russia and her henchmen will be able to freely spend hundreds of millions of dollars to Fund campaigns against our country due to the opacity and lack of control of income and expenditure channels,” – said Anton Gerashchenko.