Ukraine-Based Crimean Tatar TV Channel Blames Lack of State Funding for Imminent Closure
|02/11/2020||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Ukraine’s first and currently only television channel in the Crimean Tatar language says it is on the brink of shutting down operations due to lack of government funding.
ATR hasn’t received $2 million that the government allocated for the channel in this year’s state budget, a statement by the channel said on Feb. 10.
The channel said it received $610,000 on its account on Dec. 28, but couldn’t access the money because banks were closed that day so it had to return the money, as required by law.
A portion of the $2 million that was allocated this year was transferred to ATR’s read more >>>