The richest man in Ukraine leaves the country’s media

The richest man in Ukraine, Rinat Akhmetov, announced that he would leave the country’s media field and transfer his media licenses to the state.

Akhmetov said that his investment company SCM will exit the media business in Ukraine, and Media Group Ukraine will transfer all its licenses to the country within a week.

“I have made a binding decision to withdraw my investment company SCM from the media sector. This week, Media Group Ukraine will waive all broadcasting and satellite licenses for our channels and licenses for our print publications in Ukraine in favor of the state “We will also stop the activities of our media,” he confirmed in a statement released by the press service of his company . online.

According to the press release, this decision was made in connection with the enactment of a law on the protection of Ukraine’s national security from threats related to excessive influence on public life by persons of great economic and political weight.

The statement notes that the current situation in Ukraine has prevented SCM from selling its media business.

Sources: TASS

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