Swedish television will tell about South Ossetia for the first time

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 13:08

Correspondents of the Swedish Public Television STV have arrived in South Ossetia on a three-day visit. As reported to IA “Res“by the State Committee for Information and Press of the Republic, as part of the shooting project was organized a blitz interview with President Anatoly Bibilov.

The journalists met with the rector and students of the South Ossetian State University, have seen the performance of children's choreographic group “Kaft”. They also visited the meat processing and packing factory "Naerton". Representatives of the Swedish television also wanted to talk with high school students and kindergartens, but because of the quarantine, the meeting did not take place,

The journalists showed interest in how the Republic is developing and how it sees its future.

It was also noted that the interest of foreign media in the Republic had increased 10 years after the war.

It should be noted that SVT is a Swedish public broadcaster that has been broadcasting since 1925. In general, the Swedish Radio, the Swedish Television and the educational information channel are three non-profit companies, where advertising is prohibited on all channels. The annual budget is 6.7 billion crowns. Financing by subscription fees for TV owners. Until 1967, it was called the license fee. Monthly fee from 2009 to 2014 is 173 crowns. One of the advantages of this system is its independence from politicians, political parties and allocation of the budget funds, since the money goes directly to a special account.

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