Management in sheaves with mass media of the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ukraine officially commented on refusal the Prime minister - the minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko to take part in the Freedom on Intera program on January 23, 2009 together with the owner of "Rosukrenergo" Dmitry Firtash.
"After all the actions D. Firtash has to discuss not on the air with the Prime minister - the minister, and with the investigator in the Prosecutor General's Office, - is spoken in the management statement. - Any more isn't secret that the real owner of the Inter channel is the shareholder of "Rosukrenergo" Dmitry Firtash. The prime minister - the minister of Ukraine considers for himself and for the supporters inadmissible to take part in the political farce under a look current - show which makes the channel existing on money actually stolen from the state, received as a result of corruption transactions with gas.
The last "Freedom on Intera" with the assistance of the First vice-the prime minister - the minister of Oleksandr Turchynov proved that a program task - not search and establishment of truth and the objective analysis of a difficult situation, and the real persecution. And this task carefully performed not only guests of air, on strange combination of circumstances representing mostly one political force, but also leaders who the lakeysky behavior as if "fulfilled tips" in the presence of "owner" - D. Firtasha.
Therefore the Prime minister - the minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko made the decision to ignore political programs of Inter TV channel while journalists, heads and owners of this channel won't stop destroying a freedom of speech and won't remember an essence of the profession - honesty, objectivity, a nezaangazhirovannost".