Ukraine government are trying to stop a French documentary film from being broadcast in the West

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A documentary film (here above) about the political conflict and the civil war in Ukraine, directed by the French filmmaker Paul Moreira, has been asked by the Ukraine government to be stopped and censured in Western countries. The premiere of the film, was held February 1, 2016.

The documentary film, Ukraine: The masks of the revolution, was broadcasted on the French TV channel Canal +, but the Ukrainian Embassy in Paris and in other Western countries, has asked the government and the media to not allow the documentary film to be shown to the public. In Sweden state owned media has apparently agreed not to show the film according.

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The plot tells the story of the tragic events that took place in Odessa in 2014: the fire in the House of Trade Unions and the burning of about 40 people (according to official figures) and 300 (unofficial sources).

The director, talking about the shooting of the film said that his aim was to show the world the bloody history of Ukraine and Odessa in particular: "In the heart of Europe, people are burned alive and everyone is silent about that."