Posted 23 февраля, 14:45
Published 23 февраля, 14:45
Modified 23 февраля, 14:49
Updated 23 февраля, 14:49
"On Sputnik in Crimea, broadcasting was hacked for a very short time in some areas of Crimea", - the regional government told the Rise.
The station itself noted that the failure was observed in the equipment preparing the signal for transmission on FM frequencies.
The radio editorial office and the Ministry of Internal Policy, in an interview with RIA Novosti, said that the audio message was broadcast on Sputnik in Crimea in some areas of the peninsula: in Alushta, Sudak, Belogorsk, Dzhankoy. The appeal was also broadcast on the waves of Radio Vera.
"Radio broadcasting was promptly interrupted. At the same time, in Simferopol and Sevastopol, the attackers were unable to hack the airwaves," the editorial office of the radio station said.
The fact of hacking was confirmed by Yulia Kilik, Deputy Minister of Internal Policy, Information and Communications of Crimea.
Later, the broadcasting of radio stations was restored.
On the eve of a similar incident occurred in the Voronezh, Belgorod, Kurgan regions and other regions. On the air of radio Relax FM, Autoradio, Humor FM, Comedy Radio, a false message about an air alert and the threat of a missile strike sounded.