Information policy deputy minister resigns in protest

12:14, 03 August 2016
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Deputy Minister of Information Policy of Ukraine Tetiana Popova has decided to resign.

Tetiana Popova /

"I am resigning. I don't agree with attacks on journalists and attacks on freedom of speech by political organizations and individual political officials. I can't tolerate the absence of proper reaction to that kind of attacks," she wrote on Facebook.

"As a protest, I am leaving the government, but will continue fighting for the Maidan ideas, for freedom and democracy as a citizen and a volunteer. I'll continue fighting for everything our patriots are fighting for at the front line," she said.

Popova held the position of deputy minister of information policy from February 4, 2015.

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