The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko believes that Europe ought to make the Russian-language channel broadcasting, said
at the end of last year the Minister for foreign Affairs lawtey the Edgars rink?vi?s said that the Republic is trying to persuade the EU to allocate funds for the development of European TV channel in Russian.
during the meeting in Kiev with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, who arrived on the first day of the weekend in the capital of Ukraine on a working visit, Poroshenko said that already discussed the necessity of such a channel with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and now looks forward to supporting their Lithuanian colleagues.
"We urgently need to do the TRANS-European Russian-language channel broadcasting. I have initiative, and count on Your support, so we extended it to Lithuania. You have a Russian-speaking audience, we are ready to send the best correspondents, can make the rules. It is important that in Lithuania knew what was happening, it is Important to communicate alternative position, " said Poroshenko.
Latvia is home to 2 million people. Of these, about 40% are Russian-speaking. Only the EU is home to several million Russian-speaking.