The national Council banned the rebroadcasting in Ukraine Multimania TV TV channel, including because of the Russian display advertising

The national Council of Ukraine on television and radio broadcasting at a meeting on Thursday decided to exclude Multimania TV TV channel from the list of foreign programs that are allowed to relay by program service providers in Ukraine.

As reported on Thursday the press service of the national Council, on the website of the TV channel Multimania TV (www.multimania.tv.) absent any information about what it is – Latvian TV channel, but are only Russian permitting documents, particularly the certificate of registration and license of the Federal service for supervision in the sphere of Telecom, information technologies and mass communications (Roskomnadzor).

Also during the monitoring of TV channel was recorded a stream of unidentified Russian-speaking commercial information (advertising or sponsorship information) .

“According to the Ukrainian advertising legislation, broadcasting/retransmission of foreign television programs, which contain advertising and originate from countries that have not ratified the European Convention on transfrontier television are not the countries of the European Union are prohibited”, – stated in the message of the national Council.

It is noted that the Ukrainian controller asked the National Council for electronic media of the Republic of Latvia for clarification on the situation with the European jurisdiction Multimania TV TV channel, and received a response on December 1, 2016, the license of the Voxell Baltic LTD (Latvia) to broadcast for the program Multimania were cancelled.

“Given such circumstances, the national Council decided to withdraw Multimania TV TV channel from the list of programs permitted to relay”, – it is told in the message.

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