Medvedev voices support for Opposition Platform – For Life over censorship on Ukrainian TV

In the conversation they pointed out that Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky’s steps to block the opposition media have nothing in common with the European values declared by the Ukrainian authoritiesDeputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev Ekaterina Shtukina/POOL/TASSDeputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev© Ekaterina Shtukina/POOL/TASS

MOSCOW, February 6. /TASS/. Chairman of the United Russia party, Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev has voiced support for Ukraine’s Opposition Platform – For Life party over its efforts against the censorship on three Ukrainian television channels, the United Russia press service said on Saturday after Medvedev’s phone conversation with Viktor Medvedchuk who heads the Ukrainian party’s Political Council.

According to the press release, in the phone call with Medvedchuk, Medvedev “voiced support for the efforts taken by the Ukrainian party to prevent the censorship from being imposed” on the 112 Ukraine, NewsOne and ZIK television channels.

“In the conversation they pointed out that [Ukrainian] President [Vladimir] Zelensky’s steps to block the opposition media have nothing in common with the European values declared by the Ukrainian authorities, which unconditionally include the freedom of expression,” it said.

(C)TASS 2021

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