The Ukrainian media that broadcast to the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, as well as to the territory of the annexed Crimea, will conduct 75% of their broadcasting in October this year in Ukrainian language. The member of the National Council of Ukraine on TV and Radio Broadcasting Serhiy Kostinsky told about it on the Crimea. Realii.
"Now the law allows broadcasting in any language, the main thing is that these are Ukrainian programs, the national product, the European product. There is a corresponding quota of the European product. Since October, the language of the broadcasting of 75% will be Ukrainian. We work for those territories that Russia stole from Ukraine, and the Ukrainian language is not a problem, I'm telling you this as a Crimean. If you get access to quality journalism, then the language does not matter, "he said.
The day before it was reported that the National Council of Ukraine on Broadcasting issued new permits for temporary broadcasting under a simplified procedure on temporarily uncontrolled territories in the Donetsk region and in Crimea.
In January 2018, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed the Law of Ukraine "On Amending Certain Laws of Ukraine on Temporary Permits for Broadcasting in the Antiterrorist Operation Zone and Border Regions of Ukraine."
Earlier Italian Interior Minister and Vice Prime Minister Matteo Salvini considers the annexation of Crimea legal and said that the Revolution of Dignity in Ukraine is fake at the interview to The Washington Post.
Talking about different issues, the journalist and Salvini touched upon the sanctions against. A journalist asked why the Italian political wants to lift them.
"Because they (sanctions, - 112.international) didn’t prove to be useful, and according to the data, they hurt Italian exports".
Also, the journalist asked about the right of Russia to annex Crimea and Salvini said that there was "a referendum". However, the journalist noted that it was fake, Salvini said:
"That is your point of view. . . . There was a referendum, and 90 percent of the people voted for the return of Crimea to the Russian Federation… Compare it to the fake revolution in Ukraine, which was a pseudo-revolution funded by foreign powers — similar to the Arab Spring revolutions".