|Mijatovic meets with journalists Wednesday in Simferopol|
All other outlets, he said, are spreading “mendacious” lies about Russian interference in Crimean affairs.
But forces aligned with Polonsky and the Kremlin did more than just switch the channel. Over the past 72 hours, armed men stormed Ukraine’s 5 Kanal TV, Black Sea TV and One Plus One TV and took the stations off the air. Those outlets are now transmitting pro-Moscow news from Russia’s Rossiya 24 TV.