The website of ZIK TV channel has moved to a new domain. The redirect from zik.ua to zikua.tv already started working.
The previous domain was taken away from the website, it was "delegated". In fact, the owner of the domain, the channel's website, lost the opportunity to administer it. As a result of the authorities' attack on freedom of speech, zik.ua domain was illegally taken away from ZIK website.
Later, after this statement, the previous domain zik.ua was returned to the website of ZIK TV channel, but it is not yet clear for how long. This story can repeat itself at any time, according to the channel.
On February 2, Volodymyr Zelensky signed a decree on sanctions against 112 Ukraine, NewsONE and ZiK TV channels. By this decree, he enforced the decision of the National Security and Defense Council on sanctions on the cancellation of the broadcasting licenses of the TV channels belonging to Taras Kozak (112 Ukraine, NewsOne, ZIK). According to the decree that is eligible since the moment of signature, the TV channels faced sanctions that will be active for five years. These sanctions make the broadcasting process impossible.
The media holding, in its turn, sees the imposition of sanctions as a political crackdown on undesirable media.