Simferopol cable TV operators stopped broadcasting the leading Ukrainian TV-channels and replaced them in Russian.
" for example, terminated cable broadcasting of TV channels " inter", " 1 1 ", " 2 2 ", " 5 channel ", ICTV, New channel ", " NEWS 24 ", " NTN ", " Happy ". Instead they include different Russian TV channels ", - RIA " news " referring to the UNN. Recall, in March the Kyiv district administrative court has stopped the activity of Russian TV channels in Ukraine during consideration of the suit of the National Council, which addressed the providers of the Republic with the recommendation to stop the re-broadcasts of Russian TV channels. The head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov Century, explaining the possible ban on Ukraine on broadcasting of Russian TV channels, said, it will be a serious infractions of international norms. The Commissioner of the foreign Ministry on the issues of human rights Konstantin Dolgov noticed that disabling channels is an attack on freedom of Ukrainians who can watch TV on Russian language. The OSCE also urged the Ukrainian authorities not to block the channels.