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Ukraine Media Leaders Sound Alarm on Oligarchical Control at Virtual VOA Town Hall

For the first time since achieving independence in 1991, Ukraine has ranked among the top 100 countries in the world for press freedom, according to Paris-based Reporters Without Borders.But observers and journalists on the ground in Kyiv paint a more nuanced picture of the former Soviet state’s media landscape.Although Ukraine climbed six spots in RSF’s 2020 World Press Freedom Index, it is partially because press freedoms are in decline elsewhere.“We can talk about some relative progress of Ukraine — indeed, we are in the first hundred countries in terms of freedom of speech, and this is for the first time …read more

Source:: Voice of America


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