5 Kanal (Ukraine)

5 Kanal
5 Kanal logo
Launched September 1, 2003
Owned by Petro Poroshenko[1]
Picture format 16:9 (576i, SDTV)
Slogan овини народжуються тут (News borns here)
Country  Ukraine
Broadcast area Ukraine
Headquarters Kiev, Ukraine
Website http://5.ua
Sirius 4 11766 H 27500
Available on most cable systems Check local listings for channels
IMB+ Records (Toll Free: 1.877.IMB.IPTV) Check local listings for channels
Streaming media
Channel 5 Live Free

5 Kanal (Ukrainian: 5 канал; English: Channel 5) is a television station in Ukraine controlled by businessman and President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.[1]

The channel became well known as the first major broadcaster during the 2004 presidential election offering critical broadcasting on candidate Viktor Yanukovych.[2] The whole staff of the channel went on hunger strike when (at the time, late 2004) the government threatened to close it.[3]

According to the Ukrainian media watchdog Telekrytyka Kanal 5 and TVi were the only remaining TV channels mid-May 2010 with independent and fair TV news coverage.[4]

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