Crimean Tatar TV channels ATR, LALE to broadcast in Crimea from Chonhar tower
The National Council for Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine in accordance with the Information Policy Ministry of Ukraine has issued new licenses for temporary broadcasting from Chonhar TV tower to the territory of Crimea for Crimean Tatar TV channels ATR and LALE.
Member of the Council Serhiy Kostynsky gave the information on his Facebook page, adding that the licenses were issued using a simplified procedure.
"According to the draft Broadcasting Development Strategy in the south of Kherson region and Crimea, in line with the schedule we are increasing the number of broadcasters, first of all local ones," he said.
In addition, the National Council re-issued licenses for temporary broadcasting in Luhansk and Donetsk regions to broadcasters already broadcasting in accordance with the requirements of the new law, in particular: UA: Ukrainian Radio, UA Radio Luch, Tryzub FM, Radio Pulse, Strana FM, Russian Radio Ukraine, Radio FM Halychyna, Army FM, Public Radio and Radio Klass.
As reported, in March the National Council for Television and Radio Broadcasting said that the media holding ATR intends to apply to the international court with a claim for damages incurred as a result of the occupation of Crimea.