Seventy-media registered in the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic, said on the last working day of the week information Minister DND Elena Nikitina at the meeting with head of the Republic Alexander Zakharchenko.
"according to our information, registered in DND 70 media outlets, including 40 printed publications, other radio and television. The Ministry of information supports the release of eight print media. We take upon his own shoulders the cost of the purchase of newsprint, printing as well as paid service ", - quotes the expression Nikitina.
She said that this situation was caused by the fact that cities and regions there are no means for the press as before. For this reason money should be allocated centrally from the budget of the DND. One of the key issues of the print media remains an acute shortage of paper." Because of the economic blockade from Kiev, We are experiencing a shortage of newsprint, " - said Nikitin.
Zakharchenko has said that he would take the question on the shortage of paper under his personal supervision.
Also the information Minister expressed the need for modernization of equipment of TV channels DNR. In her expressions, at present their material base does not meet modern requirements, which affects the quality of the content. Zakharchenko, in turn, said that the issue of power will work.
after the February 2014 Ukraine coup and the leadership and among them, the Ukrainian nationalists, the majority of the inhabitants of the South-Eastern regions did not realize the legitimacy of these changes and began to demand the federalization of the country, and then independence for their regions.
in April in Donetsk and Luhansk regions proclaimed " people's Republic ", After the referendums in may they declared its sovereignty and later formed an Alliance with the name Novorossiya. In Kiev, DPR and LPR do not recognize, from mid-April in Eastern Ukraine began the military special operation aimed at suppressing dissent.
Adopted by the contact group on settling the situation in Donbas on 12 February, the complex of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements suggests that, to a final resolution of the conflict situation in Ukraine should be prepared and carried out constitutional reform, which should be a deep decentralization of public administration.