The first channel “Ukrainian radio” began broadcasting in uncontrolled Kiev territory of Donbass. This was announced on his page in Facebook the Governor of the Donetsk region (controlled by the Kiev authorities of the region) Pavlo zhebrivskyi.
According to him, the transmitter, which broadcasts a signal installed about 20 kilometers from the demarcation line of the parties in the area of ATO (anti — terrorist operation in Kiev called military operation in the Donbass). “Our people in the temporarily occupied territories say that the signal reaches Rostov-on-don”, — wrote the official.
Zhebrivskyi said that work is also continuing on improving the signal for mobile networks.
In February a member of the National broadcasting Council of Ukraine Sergey Kostinsky told that “now in the Crimea you can listen to the “Ukrainian radio” Meydan Radiosı”. According to him, broadcasting is carried out in the Central and Northern regions of the Russian region.
Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of internal policy, information and communication, Republic of Crimea Dmitry Polonsky explained the statements of Kiev about Ukrainian broadcasting on the Peninsula sound hallucinations.
The armed conflict in the South-East of Ukraine began in April 2014 after the Ukrainian government announced the start of the ATO. In the Donbass after this was proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk people’s Republic.
Crimea became part of Russia in March 2014 after a referendum in which the majority of residents supported this decision. The Ukrainian authorities did not recognize the results of voting and of joining the Peninsula is considered the annexation. Moscow claims that the procedure is in full compliance with international law.