Ukraine complains over propaganda film about Euromaidan aired on French channel

16:40, 04 February 2016
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Journalist Ethics Commission will submit a complaint to the Alliance of Independent Press Councils of Europe on the activities of French Canal+ and Paul Moreira for broadcasting an anti-Ukrainian documentary about Euromaidan, according to the report of the Commission published on its website.


The complaint will relate to the controversial documentary titled "Ukraine: The Masks of the Revolution," which was broadcast on Canal+.

Ukraine requests that France review and evaluate compliance with the professional ethics of journalism of a reporter and editor who prepared the release and took the decision to broadcast the film.

It is noted that the French press has already expressed its readiness to consider the complaint.

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As UNIAN reported earlier, on February 1, one of France's largest and most popular private TV channels, Canal+, broadcasted a documentary by French film director Paul Moreira "Ukraine: Les masques de la Revolution," which was made in the spirit of Russian propaganda.

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