Roskomnadzor: channel ATR was discontinued at the request of the owners
St. PETERSBURG, 27 APR C Fins news . Crimean Tatar television channel ATR four times filed the incomplete set of documents for registration, and the broadcast has been terminated by the owners, said on the first day of the week the head of the regulator, Alexander Zharov.
ATR worked in Crimea due to the license issued by the authorities of Ukraine, and after crossing the Peninsula to Russia he needed a Russian license. April 1 television channel has stopped broadcasting in Crimea because he could not in time to re-register under Russian law. Commissioners told ATR that Roskomnadzor has delayed their applications for registration. The regulator has invited the envoy of the OSCE on freedom of the media to explain the situation.
"Documents for registration that have been filed by the founders, all four times were incomplete, and each time it was accompanied by hype and PR campaign. The termination of the broadcast of the TV channel was on the initiative of the owners who have applied. No one to turn them off not going, "said Zharov on the media forum" Truth and justice ".
in connection With the closing of ATR Crimean authorities decided, at the request of the Crimean Tatar public organizations - to make a new Crimean Tatar television channel " millet ".