The All-Russia TV channel with the widest broadcast area. The Russian government controls 51% of its shares. Its headquarters are in the Technical Center "Ostankino" near the Ostankino Tower, Moscow. It remains the most prosperous of Russian TV channels and has by far the largest budget.. From 1 April 1995 until 1 September 2002 the channel was called ORT (ÎÐÒ—Îáùåñòâåííîå Ðîññèéñêîå Òåëåâèäåíèå, Public Russian Television). It preserved traditional programs and shows of the First Channel of the Soviet Television.
A state-owned Russian television channel founded in 1991. «Ðîññèÿ-1» has the second largest audience in Russian television (75% of urban Russian viewers. ÒV channels «Ðîññèÿ-1» and «Ïåðâûé êàíàë» are similar in their politics, and they compete directly in entertainment. Russia 1 has many regional variations and broadcasts in many languages.
A state-owned Russia TV station with the fourth largest coverage area in Russia, after «Ïåðâûé êàíàë», «Ðîññèÿ-1» and NTV. It is owned by the administration of the city of Moscow and is dedicated to programming that highlights various aspects of Moscow life.
A Russian television channel. As a subsidiary of Vladimir Gusinsky's company Media-Most, it was a pioneer in the post-Soviet independent television media, but was later taken over by state-owned Gazprom.
A Russian television network, broadcasting a culturally-oriented material. It belongs to the state-controlled VGTRK group. It started broadcasting on 1 November 1997. Information about the TV-channel, News review. TV-programs. Main focus is on cultural events.
A state-owned round-the-clock (twenty-four-hour) Russian-language news channel from Russia. It covers major national and international events from a Russian perspective and a focus on domestic issues. The channel aspires to give a broad and impartial outline of life in all of Russia’s regions from its European enclave of Kaliningrad to Vladivostok in the Far East.
Russia Today (RT)
A globally broadcast English-language channel from Russia, and the first all-digital Russian TV network It started broadcasting on December 10, 2005 with nearly 100 English-speaking journalists reporting for it worldwide. It is available around the world via cable, satellite, and online free from the RT website.
Private-owned commercial enrtainment Rissian TV channels.
A state-owned TV channel based in St. Petersburg.