In the night from Friday to Saturday, July 13, in Kiev, unidentified persons shelled the building of the TV channel “112 Ukraine” from the grenade launcher. There were no injuries, damaged the facade of the building and the sign on it. About this on his page in Facebook said the Department of communication of the police of Kiev.
“At 3.40 to the police, it was reported that local residents heard a sound like an explosion on Church street in the Shevchenko district of the city. At the address immediately went investigative team of the territorial and the Chief of police, bomb experts, cynologists and the crews of the patrol. Having arrived to a call, police found a damaged facade of the building and cordoned off the territory adjacent to the scene of the crime. When developing found shot barrel grenade launcher, which will send for examination. Event information made in the Unified register of pre-trial investigations under part 1 of article 258 (terrorism) of the Criminal code of Ukraine”, — stated in the message.
General Director of “112 Ukraine” Yegor Benkendorf has already issued a statement demanding “to immediately condemn the criminal actions” against the channel.
Earlier, the TV channel “112 Ukraine” has announced its intention to show the film by American Director Oliver stone “the Untold history of Ukraine”, which included an interview with the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and head of the political Council of the party “Opposition platform For freedom” Viktor Medvedchuk.
The Agency RBC-Ukraine reported on Thursday, July 11, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko has warned the channel “112 Ukraine” from the film screening, Oliver stone, Recalling that the anti-Ukrainian propaganda is a criminal offense. “For any attempts of the past, a teleconference, and future — a demonstration of Russian propaganda film, which is advertised on the channel Medvedchuk, will be the responsibility”, — he stressed.
On Friday, the TV channel “112 Ukraine” stated that the editorial Board has received “direct threats of physical attack” from ultranationalist organizations. After warning Lutsenko stream of the film, scheduled for Tuesday, was canceled.
July 7 NewsOne TV channel has announced of holding a teleconference with the Russian channel “Russia 1”. The next day, the PGO of Ukraine has opened a criminal case against the management of the TV channel under the article “attempt to commit treason”.