Source Pravda.Ru

Opposition against closing popular TV program in Russia

Yabloko political party denounces the plans of the new executives of NTV to cancel Freedom of Speech program, Rosbalt reports. The program of anchor Savik Shuster is the only program being broadcast live, Yabloko calls it the only oasis of free exchange of ideas on Russian TV. The democratic party believes that the closure of this program will mean full TV’s driving out of public policy. According to Yabloko statement, freedom of speech in Russia has been under threat, and this undermines the basis of the social order.

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