Crimean authorities promised to stop the broadcasting of Ukrainian media on the Peninsula

Крымские власти пообещали пресечь трансляцию украинских медиа на полуостров

Broadcasting of Ukrainian media on the territory of Crimea, which is scheduled to begin with constructed in the Kherson area the tower will be stopped, as not corresponding to the Russian legislation, told RIA Novosti the Minister of internal policy, information and communication Crimea Dmitry Polonsky.

Installation of a television tower to ensure that the Ukrainian TV and radio broadcasting in the Crimea began in the village of Chongar in Kherson region, said Friday the Deputy Minister of information policy of Ukraine Artem Bidenko. According to him, the tower will be 150 meters high.

“This project has no prospects, in this sense, it is similar to the Ukrainian project “the Wall”, which is more well-known large-scale embezzlement of funds”, — said Polonsky. The result of the efforts of the Ukrainian authorities, according to the Crimean Minister, can only become more stable reception of Ukrainian programs in the most in Kherson region. Broadcasting in the Crimea will not be allowed for lack of legal basis, said the Minister.

“We have enough technical means to prevent unauthorized Russian legislation, the broadcasting on the territory of the Republic of Crimea”, — said Polonsky.

Crimean Minister added that Ukrainian authorities have long known, are ready for it. He noted that the suppression of signal from new towers on the Peninsula will not affect the quality of broadcasting in the Crimea.

Crimea became a Russian region after held there in March 2014 referendum in which 96.77% of voters of the Republic of Crimea and 95.6% of residents of Sevastopol voted for joining Russian Federation. Crimean authorities held a referendum after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. Ukraine still considers Crimea its but temporarily occupied territory. The Russian leadership has repeatedly stated that the inhabitants of Crimea democratically in full compliance with international law and the UN Charter voted for reunification with Russia. According to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, the Crimea issue “is closed permanently.”

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