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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

Russian internet video group names new CEO

Askar Tuganbayev

Russia’s Internet Video Association has named former CTC Media executive Askar Tuganbayev as CEO. Tuganbayev said he would use his position to further the cause… Read more

CTC Media to supply content to Hulu

Vyacheslav Murugov

Russian broadcaster CTC Media is to supply content to US on-demand service Hulu and Hulu Plus as part of a deal to supply Russian content… Read more

CTC Media gets ready for Love

Russia’s CTC Media is set to launch a new female-skewing network called CTC Love at the end of March or beginning of April, according to… Read more

CTC Media launches Peretz in central Asia

Russian broadcaster CTC Media has launched its Peretz channel in Kyrgyzstan following a deal with local distribution partner Evropa-Azia. Kyrgyzstan is the second international market… Read more

CTC Media appoints new head of Domashny network

Russia’s CTC Media has appointed former MTV Russia executive Lika Blank as the new head of its female-skewing network, Domashny Channel. Blank, who takes up… Read more