• Everyone has the right to freedom of personal philosophy and religion. This right includes the freedom to profess or not to profess any religion, to perform alone or collectively and without constraint religious rites and ceremonial rituals, and to c conduct religious activity.
  • The exercise of this right may be restricted by law only in the interests of protecting public order, the health and morality of the population, or protecting the rights and freedoms of other persons.
  • The Church and religious organizations in Ukraine are separated from the State, and the school — from the Church. No religion shall be recognized by the State as mandatory.
  • No one shall be relieved of his or her duties before the State or refuse to perform the laws for reasons of religious beliefs. In the event that the performance of military duty is contrary to the religious beliefs of a citizen, the performance of the is duty shall be replaced by alternative (non-military) service.

Main legal acts for Ukrainian and foreign media

  • The Law of Ukraine “On Information”;
  • Law of Ukraine “On Television and Radio Broadcasting”;
  • Law of Ukraine “On Print Media (Press) in Ukraine”;
  • Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine On the state registration of print media, news agencies and the size of registration fees of November 17, 1997 №1287;
  • Ministry of Justice Order On Approving the Regulation on State Registration of Print Media in Ukraine and the Regulation on State Registration of Information Agencies as Subjects of Information Activity No.2 / 5 of February 21, 2006;
    Law of Ukraine “On news agencies”;
  • The Law of Ukraine “On State Support of Mass Media and Social Protection of Journalists”;
  • The Law of Ukraine “On the Procedure of Reporting the Activity of State Bodies and Local Self-Government Bodies in Ukraine by the Mass Media”;
  • Criminal codex of Ukraine;
  • Law of Ukraine “On Copyright and Related Rights”.