Dozens of people gathered outside the office of Ukrainian TV Channel NewsOne to protest against a planned teleconference between Russia’s Rossiya 1 on Monday.
Protesters were seen chanting slogans and lighting flares.
The teleconference was announced on Sunday during the 'Vesti Nedeli' [news of the week] show of the Russian state TV channel Rossiya 1. It was meant to connect Rossiya 1 and... Еще NewsOne on Friday.
NewsOne cancelled the event on Monday, citing threats directed towards their employees.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called it a ‘cheap, but dangerous PR stunt’ in his speech addressed to the public.
Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yury Lutsenko stated on Monday that a criminal case for attempted treason against Ukraine was opened against NewsOne.