The channels can have another year and four months to broadcast in Russian.
Russian television, which produced in Ukraine, will in the course of a year and four months to count in Ukrainian-language quota. Reported about it.head of the Committee on freedom of speech and information policy Victoria syumar.
“The law (of quotas on Ukrainian television – if) after the signing will take effect in 4 months. But during the year made in Ukraine program may be counted in the quota, even if they are in Russian, so TV could go into the Ukrainian language”, – said the MP.
The politician stressed that it is not a Russian product, but only of made in Ukraine Russian-speaking content.
In addition, according to her, the law stipulates that all films in a foreign language in Ukraine needs to be duplicated or dubbed in the state language, except for the Soviet films. Thus, these films will be translated into the Ukrainian language, but they will not be counted in the quota for Ukrainian-language TV channels.
V. syumar said that some MPs before the vote for the law on quotas on Ukrainian television tried to exert pressure. According to her, some parliamentarians received a text message asking them not to vote for this initiative.
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