Alternatively Pro-Russian: How NASH Operates

Analysts and Journalists at UkraineWorld and Internews Ukraine analysed how NASH TV channel operates.

The NASH news network controlled by Yevhen Murayev has taken the place of the banned TV channels of Viktor Medvedchuk. It mostly features the same guests and spreads very similar messages.

2021 has been a good year so far for the news channel NASH. In February, the TV networks 112 UkraineNewsOne and ZIK controlled by Viktor Medvedchuk, the key pro-Russian politician in Ukraine, were taken off the air by the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine (NSDC).

The First Independent TV channel, Medvedchuk’s latest attempt to come back to Ukraine’s TV scene, had its satellite signal blocked mere hours after its launch. Meanwhile, the popularity of NASH has grown threefoldNASH has become the second most popular news channel in Ukraine.

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