Censor.NET source close to the Privat group, says the tycoon Ihor Kolomoyskyy decided to close the UNIAN news agency.
The reason for such a decision is the independent position of the journalists. As is the case with Kyiv Newspaper, the official reason for the closure will be declared financial component. Operating losses of UNIAN are about 1 million hryvnia per month. Kolomoyskyy is also considering closing Glavred website. The propositions on closing UNIAN and Glavred have been prepared by head of Kolomoyskyy's media holding Oleksandr Tkachenko. He finds it necessary to maintain investment in the information service of the TSN and TSN website where the work is conducted by manageable staff, performing all the instructions of the management.