Russia destroyed Ukraine’s TV, radio infrastructure worth $20 mln
During the month of the war, according to preliminary estimates of the Concern for Radio Broadcasting of Radio Communications and Television (CRRT), which belongs to the administration of the State Service for Special Communications and Information Protection, Russian troops damaged the infrastructure of television and radio communications in Ukraine worth more than UAH 600 million.
“Since the beginning of the military aggression, in attacks on populated areas, Russia has primarily been trying to physically destroy the communications and television infrastructure. More than two dozen transmitting television substations of the CRRT were shelled and were completely or partially destroyed,” the State Special Communications Service said in the Telegram channel.
The department also said that in general, for various reasons, 46 settlements are not able to receive on-air television and radio broadcasting services (mainly Kharkiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Donetsk, Luhansk and Kherson regions).