The national Council of Ukraine on television and radio broadcasting issued a warning to TV company “MTV-Plus” (Melitopol, Zaporizhia reg.) for a demonstration of the map of Ukraine without Crimea, reported the press service of the national Council.
It is reported that on February 13, 2016, the TV channel was shown a map of Ukraine without the Crimea. In this regard, the regulator has issued a warning to the broadcaster.
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The channel guide said that the incident occurred due to a technical error and negligence of the employee. “The management has apologized for this unfortunate incident before the audience, and the employee received an administrative punishment”, – said the Director of the company.
Previously, the Czech publishing house Nakladatelstvi Ottovo apologized for the publication in “Football Atlas maps with Crimea as part of Russia. Also Bulgarian national television found a technical error demonstration video with a map with Crimea as part of Russia.
We will remind that the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine officially declared on 20 February 2014 the beginning of the temporary occupation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia. 7 Oct 2015 the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the law defining 20 Feb 2014 the beginning of the occupation of the Peninsula.