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September 15, 2022 12:34 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

The Committee to Protect Journalists said lawmakers should pause its progress in parliament until the European Union can weigh in with recommendations. If passed, the legislation would expand the powers of the National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council. It would allow the council to regulate online and print outlets, invalidate the license of any media outlet, block online media without a court order, and request that social media platforms and web browsers remove content forbidden under the law.

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