Ukraine suspended work of RIA News agency for three years

Ukraine suspended work of RIA News agency for three years
Ukraine has suspended the work of the agency RIA News-Ukraine for three years. This was stated in the decree of Ukraine's President.
Ukraine obliged Internet providers to block access to the internet resource of the agency -
According to the document, assets of the agency will be blocked within the sanctions - temporary restriction of the right to use and handle property will come into force.
In addition, according to sanctions, the restriction or termination of telecommunication services and the use of public telecommunication networks will take effect.

As it was reported earlier, European Parliament at the next plenary session the will raise the issue of the situation with the arrest of RIA News-Ukraine Chief Editor Kyrylo Vyshynsky. 
According to the agency, the MEPs, as well as some of the deputies of national parliaments, are planning to appeal to the Ukrainian government with a request to solve the situation.
Jaromir Kohlicek, the MEP from the Czech Republic, said that the letter would be forwarded next week.

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