The Verkhovna Rada may allow local Ukrainian radio stations in the Donbass to work without a license. For the draft amendments to some laws about the territories with a special regime of broadcasting N6565 the first reading of 267 MPs voted, the correspondent of LIGA.net.
Instead of a license such stations the national Council on television and radio broadcasting will issue temporary permission to broadcast.
As explained in introducing the document, the head of the Committee on freedom of speech Victoria syumar, in front-line areas it is possible to quickly organize local radio stations and overlapping Russian radio broadcasts. And the granting of licences by the full procedure can delay the process.
Earlier, the national Council determined the winner of the competition for broadcasting in the cities Stremennaya, Starobelsk and Happiness of the Luhansk region the Central radio Studio of the defence Ministry – Radio project FM Army.
Prior to this, the national Council has identified five channels that will broadcast from the Kherson area in the annexed Crimea.