OREANDA-NEWS. As co-chairman of the faction Vadym Rabinovich said in parliament, the Ukrainian party Opposition Platform - For Life is going to initiate an impeachment procedure against President Volodymyr Zelensky after the decision to impose sanctions on several Ukrainian TV channels.

Rabinovich said, addressing the president: "Today you struck at the heart of democracy, freedom of speech, the existence of a democratic independent Ukraine is under threat. In the near future we will hold an emergency party congress, which will determine our next steps. Remember, you will not shut the mouth of our party. , not a million of our voters ... We are initiating an impeachment procedure against President Zelensky, who mocked voters and the country. "

It is reported that earlier Zelensky signed a decree on the entry into force of the decision of the National Security and Defense Council on the introduction of sanctions for a period of five years, directed against the domestic TV channels "112. Ukraine", NewsOne and ZIK, as well as the deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from the faction "Opposition Platform - For life of Taras Kozak, who owns these channels. These TV channels are distinguished by their oppositional stance towards the authorities; deputies from the Opposition Platform - For Life party most often spoke at them.