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 Regulatory body schedules extraordinary check of Inter TV channel due to Russian movies broadcast and Stolyarova scandal

National Council on Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine has scheduled unannounced inspection of Inter TV channel due to broadcast of movies violating Ukrainian law and the incident that occurred during the live broadcast on the Heavenly Hundred.

The regulatory body took the decision on Thursday, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine.

In particular, the monitoring of the National Council revealed movies produced in Russia in 2014 that were shown by Inter in violation of the Ukrainian legislation (the ban imposed on movies and TV series produced in Russia or in cooperation with the Russian production studios after Jan 1, 2014 - Ed.).

See more: Infamous Inter TV channel chief editor took pictures with terrorists, - Advisor to Interior Minister demands that Stolyarova be banished. PHOTO

Besides, the TV channel has shown a movie produced in the Soviet Union in 1958, which bore signs of propaganda, which also violates the television and radio broadcasting law, as stated in the decision of the National Council.

The National Council will also check the TV channel in connection with the incident that took place during the live broadcast of the story dedicated to the Heavenly Hundred. As reported earlier, the chief creative officer used explicit language on air of Podrobytsi Tyzhnia TV program.

See more: Inter TV channel dismisses Russian journalist Stolyarova, who urged Russia to bring troops in Ukraine, - media. DOCUMENT (in Ukrainian)

The representative of the TV channel called the situation a technical incident.

"Those, who work in studios, know what the head set is. This phrase was intended for the sound producer, who was in the studio. We have apologized (for the incident) that occurred on air of the Podrobytsi Tyzhnia program and offered apology to the participants of the program. Besides, (Maria Stolyarova - Ed.) was fired due to the public outcry," the Inter TV channel representative said.

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