The UN criticized the closure of the Ukrainian media through the NSDC sanctions

The report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights mentions the sanctions imposed by the NSDC, which led to the closure of the TV channels of the MP  Taras Kozak (Zip, 112 Ukraine, NewsOne), and also blocked access to the online newspapers "Country" and .
"The text of the decrees did not contain justification, in particular, specific problems for national security.  Consequently, these decisions did not prove compliance with international standards of necessity and proportionality of restrictions on freedom of expression," the document says. Its authors suggest that such methods may entail self-censorship of the media.