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Vladislav Listyev
May, 10th, 1956 - March, 1st, 1995


History of Russian Television
Television in Russia was born in the first half of the 20th century. In 1930 the television laboratory of the All-Union Electrotechnical Institute in Moscow developed a mechanical system for transmitting images on radio-waves.
Russian TV Channels
Watching TV has become an obsession for millions of people in Russia, who spend from 5 to 14 hours a day with a television switched on. New entertaining TV channels, home-made series, funny shows and quiz programs have completely changed our life and TV preferences for the past 15 years. Nevertheless, the majority of Russian people still doesnt have an access to satellite TV and are almost forced to watching three or four federal channels covering the whole territory of Russia and therefore influencing the peoples opinions.


Russian First Channel Reaches China
The First Channel might start broadcasting in China in 2016.
Russian Officials Allow CNN to Continue Broadcasting
Russia's federal communications watchdog agency Roskomnadzor has signed an order to issue a certificate of registration in Russia for the popular US-based news channel CNN, the agency's spokesperson told the press.
CNN to Return to Russian Television Networks
Popular US-based TV channel CNN plans to resume its broadcasting in Russia as soon as possible, a representative from of Turner Broadcasting System International (TBSI) company, told the press on Monday.
CNN to Stop Broadcasting in Russia
American CNN TV company will stop broadcasting in Russia's cable and satellite networks from December 31, the official representatives of Turner Broadcasting System International (TBSI) company told the press.
Russian Animation TV Channel May Soon Appear
The RF Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky supports the suggestion of the Animation Association about creating the Russian Animation TV channel.
Russian Liberal TV Channel Faces Closure Over Recent Media Scandal
Natalya Sindeeva, a founder of the Dozhd independent television channel, said on Tuesday that it faces shutdown in weeks after controversy over a poll on the siege of Leningrad in World War II.
Russian Opposition TV Channel Faces Closure Threats Over WWII Poll
On Wednesday, Lawmakers in St. Petersburg called authorities to consider closing an independent television channel that caused outrage by holding a poll asking viewers if Leningrad should have been surrendered to the Nazis.
Russian Famous TV Reporter Receives Top French Award
Russian competent reporter and television host Vladimir Pozner has been awarded Frances highest honor in recognition for a career covering political affairs in Russia and the United States.
Anti-Putin Video Illegally Broadcasted on Russian Local TV
An ordinary news block on the Chelyabinsk local TV-channel was suddenly interrupted by an opposition video with a sharp criticism of the current Russian President.
TV is Still Main Source of Information for Russians
Television is the main source of news for Russians, although they are less inclined to trust it than in 2009, the Levada Center independent pollster reveals.
Public TV Channel Starts Its Work in Russia
Russias Public Television started broadcasting on May 19, offering TV viewers newscasts, films, entertainment and cognitive programs for free and without any commercials.
Russian Politician Proposes to Jail Journalists for Violence on TV
A Fair Russia fraction MP has proposed a bill that is expected to decrease negative content on Russian TV and to protect people from harmful information.
No More MTV in Russia
Profmedia holding company has taken a decision to shut down one of the most popular TV channels in the country Russian MTV - in order to replace it with another entartainment channel.
Duma Warns Russian Media Against Apocalypse Hype
A group of Russian deputies have urged national TV networks to show restraint in broadcasting material about "the forthcoming end of the world."
Apocalyptic Propaganda Can Be Banned in Russian Media
The St. Petersburg lawmaker has proposed a law to limit propaganda about the end of days in local newspapers and television.
No More Itchy and Scratchy in Simpsons for Russian TV
Theyve been killing each other for decades, but Russian censorship managed to hit them at one stroke - famous cat and mouse will be cut from the Simpsons for Russian broadcast.
Paid TV market Russia is to grow 31.5% by 2016
Russian paid TV market is one of the largest in the world. At the moment the number of subscribers is 28.6 million people. By 2016 this figure is to grow 31.5% and make up 37.6 million.
First Muslim TV Channel to Appear in Russia in August
Russias first public Muslim TV channel, Al-RTV, will go on air in August. The channel is expected to target young and active viewers.
Angry Citizens Against Russian Television
On Sunday, about 100 opposition activists have been detained in an unauthorized rally at the Ostankino TV center in Moscow, in a protest against a scandalous documentary.
Famous Film Director Died in Moscow
On January 15, famous movie and television director Evgeny Ginzburg died in the 67th year of his life due to cerebral hemorrhage.
Non-Political Gesture by Russian Newsreader
Tatyana Limanova, a Russian newsreader of the REN TV channel, was dismissed on Tuesday because of the showing the finger during live news broadcast.
Happy and Inventive Russian Host Marks His 70th Birthday
Today one of the most well-known Russian television hosts, Alexander Maslyakov, celebrates his 70th anniversary.
Disney Federal TV Channel to Start Broadcasting in Russia
The Disney Channel will air on broadcast stations in 54 cities, including Moscow and Saint Petersburg.The Walt Disney Company is acquiring a 49 percent stake in the Seven TV network from media company UTH Russia.
LookAtMe Portal Adds a TV Section to the Menu
A popular Russian web portal, LookAtMe, has announced the start of its own Internet TV. The audiences will now be able to follow the latest style and design trends, catwalks, and fashionable looks in a new audio-visual dimension
Alexander Lebedev is Accused of the Fight During TV-show
A criminal investigation has been opened into media tycoon Alexander Lebedev in connection with a brawl with real estate developer Sergei Polonsky during an NTV talk show last month.
The Novgorod Television will Pay a Fine for the "Goat"
The Novgorod citizens have complained about an abusive advertisment which compared them with goats.

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