The Crimean Tatar TV channel "millet" hired part of former employees of the ATR channel, which belonged to one of the initiators of a food blockade of the Crimea, Russian citizen She Islamova, said Vice-Premier of the Crimean government Ruslan Balbec.
The public TV channel "millet" began analogue and digital broadcasting on the Crimean Peninsula on 1 September. First on the Peninsula worked private Crimean-Tatar television channel ATR, which has ceased broadcasting on 1 April after re-registration under Russian law. Over time, TV channel, speaking in opposition to Crimean authorities, resumed its broadcasts in Ukraine.
"Workers opposition channel ATR willing to work on a new Crimean Tatar channel" millet ". Some already enrolled in a regular structure, most of them are willing to have a dialogue on transition to a new job, " said Balbec.
Vice Prime Minister drew attention that certain Employees of ATR themselves out on the channel guide " millet ".
"correspondents who look at life soberly, understand that their homeland is Crimea, and that there's no persecution of Crimean Tatars, no oppression of Muslims, no schism totalitarian regime, how about that scream of the Ukrainian authorities. For this reason, they decided to work in a new Crimean Tatar mass media, where they were warmly received, because people have a good experience, " said Balbec.
However, he drew attention to that part of ATR employees continue to " be a prisoner of its delusions."
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