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In Alchevsk, 5 Ukrainian TV channels got switched off on terrorists’ demand

25.05.2014, 20:35

In Alchevsk, Luhanska oblast, the cable TV operators switched off 5 Ukrainian TV channels, namely: «1+1», «First National /ERA», «Channel 5», «24» (news channel), and «112 Ukraine», as they were called fascist by the self-proclaimed governor of the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic. This happened on May 23 under a threat of armed violence from the self-proclaimed Alchevsk People’s Home Guard HQ. The cable TV operator’s offices were flooded with calls from their clients demanding their TV channels or their money back, but suggested to take the questions Alchevsk People’s Home Guard HQ. 

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