Tag: regional TV in Russia

Putin Moves to Take Full Control of Regional Television Channels

February 14, 2015

Staunton, February 14 — Concerned that regional TV channels in Russia might broadcast something at variance to Moscow ones, especially in the run-up to the 2016 presidential elections, Vladimir Putin is moving quietly but quickly to take total control of those channels based outside of Moscow and in some cases still relatively independent of it. […]