Rada TV

Parliamentary TV-channel «RADA»
Парламентський телеканал «РАДА»
Launched 23 March 1999
Owned by Verkhovna Rada
Picture format 4:3 (576i, SDTV)
Slogan "Lawmaking live"
Country Ukraine
Broadcast area Ukraine
Headquarters Kiev, Ukraine
Website tv.rada.gov.ua
Availability
Satellite
Sirius 4 11766 H 27500
Cable
Available on most cable systems Check local listings for channels[1]

Parliamentary TV-channel «RADA» (Ukrainian: Парламентський телеканал «РАДА») is an official television channel of the Ukrainian parliament (Verkhovna Rada).

It shows live broadcasts of the parliament's meetings, and others programs related to the law-making process. The channel was created in 1998 and is financed from the state budget.[2]

Controversies

According to UDAR MP Iryna Herashchenko in December 2013 the channel ignored the pro-European rallies of Euromaidan while broadcasting mostly speeches and statements made by government members and rallies held by Party of Regions (and thus not covering the activities of all parliamentary factions and MPs, including opposition and independent deputies).[3]

CEOs

  • Mykola Orlovskyi (1999 — 2012)[4]
  • Vasyl Klymchuk (February 2012 — March 2013)[4][5]
  • Ihor Tolstykh (March 2013 — March 2014)[5][6]
  • Vasyl Klymchuk (acting, from March 2014)[6][7]

See also

References

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