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OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Désir has reacted to searches at the premises of National Public Broadcasting Company of Ukraine (UA:PBC).

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"I am worried about today's search at PSB 1tvua and the homes of Ukraine public service media managers, including Zurab Alasania. I call on the authorities to refrain from any pressure on the independence of public media," he wrote on Twitter on August 30, 2019.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukraine's State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) and the SBU Security Service on Friday conducted authorized searches at the premises of National Public Broadcasting Company of Ukraine (UA:PBC).