Today, 18 October, the High Council of justice has considered the complaint of the MP and of the national Council on television and radio broadcasting in Lviv judge Basil Masendych, and then decided to fire him. Earlier the representative of the judiciary banned the national Council to consider the issue of withdrawal of license of Radio News, reported in Facebook the request to VSP Sergei Vysotsky.

“In my experience, were convinced that the new institutions work. Only the High Council of justice decided to dismiss judge Masendych, which is illegal by the way defended the Kremlin’s radio News, forbidding the Council to consider the license,” he wrote, adding, “let this be a lesson to all the judges who have decided to work on Russia.”

The case for Masendeke took place at the Third session of the disciplinary chamber of the High Council of justice.

“The chamber has decided to bring the judge to disciplinary liability and to apply disciplinary punishment in the form to make representations on the dismissal from office of a judge”, – stated in the message Department, which is available on

From 18 October, Masendycz removed from the law, said the press service. He has the right to appeal the decision of the chamber, and a final decision on the fate of judges will take the Supreme Council of justice.

See also: the Head of the national Council on TV: I would have banned all Russian

In February 2017 the judge Basil Masendych of Frankivsk district court of Lviv, who has previously worked in the proletarian district court of Donetsk, blocked the withdrawal of the license Radio Vesti in Kiev. Almost immediately it www the complaint was filed.

In the same month the national Council on television and radio broadcasting decided not to renew the license for Radio News broadcasting in Kharkov. The reason for this was previously applied sanctions and insufficient number of programs in Ukrainian language on the air.

Dismissed the judge from Lviv, the prohibition to deny a license Radio News 18.10.2017

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