The Ministry of information policy wishes to test the activity of the Russian channel "millet" ( "People" ) and radio stations "Vatan Sedasy" ( "Voice of the Motherland" ), which broadcasts in Crimea, which according to the results of the referendum more than 1 year ago became part of the Russian Federation, said on Thursday the adviser to the Minister of information policy of Ukraine Sergey Local.
The Crimean Tatar public broadcasting company, which includes the television channel "millet" and radio " Vatan Sedasy ", was created on June 9 instead of a private TV channel ATR and radio Meydan, which are unable to be re-registered. New TV channel will start broadcasting in September, while the new year is expected to reach satellite broadcasting that, as declared Crimean officials, will provide an opportunity to bring objective data, as well as among them Ukraine, Central Asian countries and Turkey.
"The question of the lawfulness of such media broadcasting in Ukraine will be included into the agenda of the meeting of the Council on the problems of ensuring the stable functioning of the system of national television and radio broadcasting," said Kostinsky in explanations of the Crimean Tatar news Agency " QHA ".
according to his statement, will be tested, what kind of material and technical base used "millet" and "Vatan Sedasy" and at what frequencies they will be broadcasting in Crimea. Kostinsky also insists on the study of the question, is it legitimate commercial cooperation between Russian state-owned enterprises operating in the Peninsula, with European companies, and whether the content of such media to the norms of European law.
The official said that in the case of violations of these media have the opportunity to fall under the ban for inclusion in packages of Ukrainian operators.
Crimea became a Russian region after the March 2014 referendum in which a Large number of residents at that time still Ukrainian autonomy, do not recognise the legitimacy of the February coup in Ukraine, voted for joining the Russian Federation. In the capital of Russia notice that the referendum in Crimea complies with international law and the UN Charter. Ukraine still considers Crimea its, but at the time occupied territory.