Russia-24

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Russia-24
Россия-24
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Launched 1 July 2006
Owned by VGTRK
Picture format 16:9 (SDTV)
Country Russia
Language Russian,
English,
French,
German
Broadcast area CIS
EU
USA
Headquarters Moscow, Russia
Formerly called Vesti
Sister channel(s) Russia-1, Russia-2, Carousel, Russia-K, RTR-Planeta
Website http://vesti.ru/
Availability
Terrestrial
Analogue Various
Digital Terrestrial in Yekaterinburg, Kansk, Kursk, Moscow, Khabarovsk & the rest of the regions
Satellite
DirecTV (USA) Channel 2147
Cable
Natsionalniye Kabelniye Seti Channel 28
UPC Romania Channel 427 (digital with DVR)
Channel 195 (digital)
IPTV
Free (ISP) (France) Channel 653

Russia-24 (Russian: Россия-24) is a VGTRK-owned international and national Russian-language news channel from Russia. It covers major national and international events with a Russian perspective and a focus on domestic issues.

The broadcast began January 1, 2007 in Russia, February 7 - at the West Coast of the United States, May 19, 2008 - in Serbia, October 9, 2008 - in Kirgizia. Since March 10, 2014 VGTRK Crimea started broadcasting.

The main editor of the channel - Evgeniy Bekasov (since 2012).

former logo

The channel aspires to give a broad and impartial[citation needed] outline of life in all of Russia’s regions from its European enclave of Kaliningrad to Vladivostok in the Far East.

The channel was named Vesti until 1 January 2010, when the public-owned VGTRK rebranded its channels.

The channel is banned in Ukraine and Moldova.

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