On Thursday the Volyn oblast representation of “Our Ukraine” got the information that the Lutsk TV company “Avers” would not be able to give the live broadcast to Viktor Yushchenko. This live broadcast with the participation of the leader of the bloc was planned to be conducted on 15 November, during the oblast forum of democratic forces, informs the press service of “Our Ukraine”. “All organizational and technical aspects were coordinated beforehand with the administration of the TV company, and there were no grounds for the refusal”, stated the press service. “Ukrainska Pravda” informs that Oleg Velichko, the president of the corporation “Avers” that owns the TV company, explained, in the talk with representatives of “Our Ukraine”, the causes of the breach of the agreement: sudden illness of an engineer, technical unavailability of the studio, uncertainty about the place and regime of transmission, etc.
“Members of “Our Ukraine” expressed their sincere regret to Oleg Velichko and wished him to solve all sudden problems as soon as possible. Representatives of the Volyn oblast organization are absolutely sure that the problems of the TV company “Avers” and other mass media will be solved in autumn of 2004. We hope that the professional creative collective of the TV company will also do their best for the improvement of situation”, stated the press service.
(«ForUm», 13.11.2003, www.for-ua.com)