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CTC Media appoints new finance chief

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Russia’s CTC Media has appointed Stanislav Ploschenko, the senior vice-president for finance at mining and metals company Mechel, as its new chief financial officer.  Ploschenko… Read more

CTC Media appoints new head of Peretz Channel

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Russia’s CTC Media has appointed the chief executive of U TV, Ruben Oganesyan, as the head of its Peretz Channel. Oganesyan will join Peretz on… Read more

New chief for CTC

Elmira Makhmutova

Russian broadcaster CTC Media has named Elmira Makhmutova as the new head of the CTC Channel, effective from January 1. Makhmutova, who is currently deputy… Read more

CTC Media sets out ambitions for licensing business

Yuliana Slashcheva.

Russian broadcaster CTC Media has launched a licensing business and has presented opportunities to potential partners at an inaugural licensing summit. CTC said it planned… Read more

CTC names new strategic communications chief

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Russian broadcasters CTC Media has named Oleg Kuzmin as chief strategic communications officer.  Kuzmin’s responsibilities will include development and implementation of the Company’s PR strategy… Read more

CTC mulls channels refocus

Yuliana Slashcheva

The target audience shares of CTC Media’s Russian TV networks were affected by overall audience fragmentation and increased competition from news broadcasts in the third… Read more

Russian media law amendments pass second and third reading

Yuliana Slashcheva

Proposed amendments to Russian media law, which would block foreign investors owning more than 20% of Russian media firms, passed their second and third readings… Read more

CTC evaluating Russian media law threat

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CTC Media and its part stakeholder Modern Times Group have each said they are evaluating their business interests after Russian legislators moved to limit foreign… Read more

Russian legislators call for 20% ceiling on foreign media ownership

Russian legislators have called for a ceiling of 20% to be imposed on foreign ownership of media outlets. Sergei Zheleznyak, the deputy secretary of the… Read more

VimpelCom hires CTC Media exec as legal affairs chief

Anton Bykov

Russian service provider VimpelCom, which operates as Beeline, has hired former CTC Media executive Anton Bykov in a senior legal affairs role.  Bykov, who will… Read more