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Over 20 companies cleared to broadcast to Donbas, Crimea

A total of 25 licenses have been approved.

Over 20 companies cleared to broadcast to Donbas, Crimea
Slovyansk TV tower
Photo: Myroslav Hay

The National Council for TV and Radio Broadcasting has permitted 22 companies to temporarily broadcast to the Joint Forces Operation area in Donbas and Crimea.

The decision "to permit temporary broadcasting in the territories with a special broadcasting regime to companies whose previous permits have expired" and to issue new licenses for temporary broadcasting was taken on 4 July.

The companies cleared for broadcasting are UA:First, UA:Donbas, Ukrainian Radio, Radio Luch, Ukrainian Radio.Pulse, UA Culture, UA:Crimea and UA:Kherson (all – the National Public TV Company); Army FM – Military Radio, Radio NV, KISS FM, HIT FM, Radio Rocks – Ukraine, Russian Radio Ukraine, Radio M, Radio Meydan; Ukrayina and Donbas of Ukrayina TV and Radio Company; Z ZIK, Pryamyy, Foreign Broadcasting Multimedia Platform (UA); ICTV, One Plus One, 5+, 5, First Western, Radio UNA.The First Ukrainian Nationalist Wave, Perets FM and Stylne of Class TV and Radio Company, Kherson FM and RELAX Radio.

They will be able to broadcast in the following locations of Donetsk Region: Avdiyivka, Bakhmut, Volnovakha, Hirnyak, Druzhkivka, Kostyantynivka, Kramatorsk, Novotroyitske, Mariupol, Pokrovsk and the Maryinka checkpoint.

In Luhansk Region, they are permitted to broadcast in Bakhmutovka, Lysychansk, Novotoshkivske, Podhorivka, Popasna, Starobilsk, Svatove, Shyrokyne, Shchastya and the Stanytsya Luhanska checkpoint.

In Kherson Region, they can broadcast in Henichesk, Skadovsk and Chaplynka.

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