Deported Current Time journalists arrive in Ukraine from Belarus – media One member of the team has said they have been banned from entering Belarus for 10 years.
13:10, 08 August 2020
Journalists in Russian-occupied areas must be protected, MFA Ukraine says on World Press Freedom Day Ukraine Mission to EU added that "Russian propaganda is afraid of truth".
15:50, 03 May 2020
Kyiv court rules SBU raid on 1+1 journalist Denys Danko's flat as unlawful The 1+1 Media Group informs about developments around cases related to SBU searches in the editorial office of the Sekretni Materialy (Secret Materials) project and journalists' flats on February 5, 2020.
21:50, 27 February 2020
Yermak vows President's Office to guarantee freedom of speech, media independence Yermak also promised to improve communication channels of the President's Office.
12:58, 12 February 2020
Zelensky sets up Council on Freedom of Speech and Protection of Journalists The council is an advisory body under the president of Ukraine.
15:22, 06 November 2019
RFE/RL condemns threatened release of journalists' personal data In Ukraine The RFE/RL president urged the Ukrainian authorities to "hold accountable those who commit actions that undermine the public's belief in Ukraine's commitment to freedom of expression."
23:30, 03 November 2019
Russia calls German news agency "foreign agent," claims it "justifies extremism" The State Duma commission is also analyzing the materials published by other news outlets, including opposition ones such as Meduza, Radio Liberty, and the BBC's Russian service.
16:20, 27 September 2019
Zelensky's spokeswoman in spotlight after pushing journo (Photo, video) The journalist wonders whether this is "freedom of speech".
12:00, 27 September 2019
Council on Freedom of Speech to be created in Ukraine It is expected that the Council will help record and eliminate threats to freedom of speech, as well as manifestation of censorship.
15:40, 17 July 2019
Ukraine records 36 attacks on journalists over six months (Photo) In June alone, six journalists were assaulted.
11:20, 04 July 2019
Assaulted anti-graft Cherkasy journalist dies in hospital Komarov was heavily beaten by an unidentified perpetrator in the city center on May 4.
10:15, 20 June 2019
Russia outlaws "fake news", "disrespect" for government Free speech advocates have warned the new legislation could repress political speech, especially as the Kremlin moves to expand their control over the internet and require all web traffic in the country to go through domestic servers.
11:30, 19 March 2019
New law lets Russia jail people who 'disrespect' the government online – CNN The anti-"fake news" bill also compels internet service providers to block access to content "which offends human dignity and public morality."
14:20, 07 March 2019
Ukraine's Parliament to consider bill on criminalizing libel The punishment may range from a fine to an actual imprisonment.
23:10, 21 November 2018
Victim of Kherson acid attack activist Kateryna Handziuk dies The investigation into the attack on the activist has not yet revealed the organizers of the atrocious assault.
12:55, 04 November 2018
"He exposed Russian propaganda": Diplomats call Sushchenko case evidence of Russia's attacks on freedom of speech On the second anniversary of the illegal detention of the Ukrainian journalist, the Ukrainian embassy in the United States is calling on the international community to take all measures toward the release of the Ukrainian political prisoners.
10:20, 01 October 2018
Website blocking bill introduces severe online censorship – expert The authors of the bill seek to gain control over Ukrainian netizens, the expert says.
15:40, 05 July 2018
Rada's National Security Committee greenlights website blocking bill Following the Committee hearing, its secretary Ivan Vinnik noted that the draft requires a number of amendments to be made before the second reading.
18:30, 04 July 2018
Russian electrician may be sentenced for anti-Putin post in social network The Memorial human rights center has recognized Yegorov as a political prisoner.
13:00, 29 May 2018