SIMFEROPOL, March 12. /ITAR-TASS/. Ukrainian television channels can resume broadcasting in Crimea after a referendum on the republic’s accession to Russia due to take place on March 16, Crimean first vice-premier Rustam Temirgaliev said.
“Ukrainian television channels are temporarily banned broadcasting. After a referendum on March 16 the channels can be accredited in compliance with legislation and continue the work on the territory of Crimea,” the first vice-premier said.
“Unfortunately, we faced mass falsification in Crimea. All is calm in the republic and there are no conflicts or armed clashes,” he said.
Earlier, Crimean Information Minister Dmitry Polonsky said Ukrainian television channels had stopped broadcasting for juridical and moral reasons.