OREANDA-NEWS. The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports of Ukraine plans to launch in February 2020 a TV channel, aimed at residents of the territories of Donbass republics not controlled by Kiev. This was reported by Anatoly Maksimchuk, the First Deputy Minister.

Earlier, the National Council of Ukraine on Television and Radio Broadcasting supported the creation of a new local television channel named Donbass Online.

“In February 2020, a television channel will be created for the temporarily occupied territories… At the first stage, it will be an entertainment and information channel that will combine the best entertainment programs of Ukrainian production and information broadcasting, which will be government’s,” Maksimchuk said. According to him, the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are working “on the formation of a strategic package of messages for the temporarily occupied territories.”