On television, the losses can be up to 50 billion rubles, for radio about 89 billion rubles, for papers up to 11 billion rubles.

the relevance of the media during the pandemic increased significantly. The ratings of TV channels has increased by about 30-40%, while traffic to the websites of the leading media in the aggregate increased by 150 million users in two months, said Wolin.

Deputy Minister recalled that the Ministry had previously asked to include media in the list of industries most affected by the economic consequences from the epidemic COVID-19.