Ukraine called the new Russian-language channel is too expensive


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The launch in Ukraine of a new Russian-language TV channel will cost the country two billion dollars. About this on his page in Facebook said the head of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on issues of freedom of speech and information policy Victoria syumar.

According to her, the implementation of the project should be an amount commensurate with that which Russia allocates for the support of their media organizations abroad. “From the budget of Ukraine it is necessary to allocate the equivalent of two billion us dollars. A quarter of the total defence budget of Ukraine, including Netpolicy, border guards, etc.”, — wrote Sumar.

The Deputy advised the authors of such ideas to set ourselves realistic goals. “For a start provide work jamming in the area of differentiation from the penetration of Russian propaganda. The defense Ministry can not the debt for electricity to repay. Here’s the reality,” she added. Only after solving these problems could create a “conceptual channel for the occupied territories,” said syumar.

On July 29, the Deputy head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Kirill Timoshenko announced the launch of a TV channel broadcasting in Russian. He stressed that Kiev will be able to fight “for the minds of Ukrainians, and for the minds of Russians.” Team Zelensky expressed a desire to make the channel state. In Russia, assured that Russian-speaking citizens of Ukraine will be to critically perceive the information broadcast on this channel.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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