In the near future, three TV channels of Novyny (News) media holding will turn to the Supreme Court of Ukraine. They will bring the appeals, asking to consider the decree about sanctions against these media illegal. The media will also ask to cancel the document.
Other outlets claim that the appeals have already been submitted. However, 112 Ukraine officially claims: the documents are being prepared yet.
Earlier, Nicolas Bay, the French politician and MEP said that President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has crossed the line the moment he decided to shut down three opposition TV channels. According to him, the government should not introduce censorship, because it stands in the way of free democratic discussions.
Member of European Parliament Maximilian Krah added that the European Parliament will not make concessions to Ukraine as long as there is a suppression of freedom of speech in the country.