The national Council of Ukraine on television and radio broadcasting did not apply sanctions against the Ukrainian broadcasting company “Radio Chanson” from a live broadcast songs with words about the Russian special forces, as the radio station has provided an explanation.

Check the radio station was launched on November 21 in connection with the translation of the song Arina Kramer, containing the following lines:
Soldier of his country,
You deserve a reward.
Today all is calm,
May you dream dreams
Where there is no war,
I’ll be around for a while.
I put the icon
At the head of silence
And you will see dreams,
I’ll be around for a while.

I’m so proud of you,
When the coat you pull out
And friends come
In the August holiday.
I’m happy when a guitar
In hand you take
And pour the song of Russian special forces…

As reported by “Ukrainian news”, the regulator has heard the explanation of the lawyer Oleg Sulimovka, volunteer Alexander Karpyuk and leading Natalia Silina, who assured that he put on the air a song without any intent, without hearing the text to the end.

Members of the national Council on television, discussed the situation, weighed all the circumstances, took into account the position of the volunteer and the explanations of the representatives of the company and did not apply to television sanctions.

The national Council in may, was also appointed an additional check of radio “Chanson” due to the fact that it sounds live not enough songs of Ukrainian authors and performers. As noted by the then Governor, representatives of the radio do not agree that breaking the law, and argue that in the air sounds at least 52% of works of Ukrainian artists.

In November, the Council also appointed an unscheduled inspection of television and radio “Chanson” from playing live songs on the Russian naval fleet.

In 2015 in Ukraine came into force a lawthat allows you to prohibit the showing of movies, TV series and broadcast songs, “promoting” the power structures of Russia. Vice Prime Minister for humanitarian Affairs, Minister of culture of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kyrylenko said that the ban applies to all “militarist” films and TV series that were released after 1991, as well as all Russian TV and film production, created after 2014.

In January 2015 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted a statement in which Russia is called “an aggressor”, as Kiev believes that Russia intervenes in the Affairs of Ukraine is a party to the conflict in the Donbass. Evidence of this was provided. The Russian foreign Ministry called the allegations “unsubstantiated public insinuations”. Moscow has repeatedly claimed that completely uninvolved in the events in the South-East of Ukraine, does not supply the militia military equipment and ammunition, not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.



Ukraine radio “Chanson” were not to punish a song about Russian special forces, having received an explanation from the radio station 25.11.2016

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