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Voice of Russia Radio Launches New U.S. Stations, Delivering Russian News & Perspective to Americans
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/voice-of-russia-radio-launches-new-us-stations-delivering-russian-news--perspective-to-americans-123539349.html ^

Posted on 06/09/2011 1:32:47 PM PDT by kronos77

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Voice of Russia (VOR) Radio announces the launch of two U.S. stations in New York and Washington, D.C. The new stations will air live programming with the Russian perspective on international news, culture, arts and events over 1430 AM and 1390 AM frequency, respectively. The stations mark the first time VOR will produce programming directly from the United States rather than broadcasting news from the Moscow-based radio program.

"This is a very significant move for Voice of Russia because it is the first time in the history of the station that material being broadcast to the North American market will actually originate and be produced locally," said Andrei Bystritsky, Chairman of VOR. VOR has been broadcasting since October 29, 1929, and was the first radio station to broadcast internationally to provide a Russian perspective on news and culture. VOR currently broadcasts to 160 countries in 38 languages for a total of 151 hours per day, on short and medium waves, in the FM band, via satellite and through a global mobile communications network. The Washington, D.C. station will employ over 15 correspondents throughout the U.S. who will cover stories on culture, sports, science and politics.

To kick-off the Washington, D.C. station, Mr. Bystritsky is hosting a panel discussion on Thursday, June 9 that will focus on the changes of Russian and U.S. approaches to public diplomacy since the end of the Cold War more than two decades ago; the impact of an American broadcast on attitudes and perceptions toward U.S.-Russian relations; and, the value of international broadcast programs.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: coldwar; coldwar2; kgb; media; russia; sovietunion

1 posted on 06/09/2011 1:32:57 PM PDT by kronos77
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To: kronos77

All Putin, All the time?................


2 posted on 06/09/2011 1:33:45 PM PDT by Red Badger (Nothing is a 'right' if someone has to give it to you................)
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To: kronos77

“Voice of Russia Radio Launches New U.S. Stations, Delivering Russian News & Perspective to Americans”

Um...why?


3 posted on 06/09/2011 1:35:18 PM PDT by Grunthor (Make the lefts' collective brain cell implode; Cain/Bolton 2012.)
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To: kronos77

Radio Free America????


4 posted on 06/09/2011 1:35:43 PM PDT by gwilhelm56 (islam ... church of the Perpetually Offended!)
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To: kronos77

FINALLY, a news source we can trust.


5 posted on 06/09/2011 1:36:58 PM PDT by Gator113 ("GAME ON." I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: kronos77

The Chicoms started one up here in the DC area about 6 weeks ago that drowns out Glenn Beck.


6 posted on 06/09/2011 1:38:12 PM PDT by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: kronos77



7 posted on 06/09/2011 1:39:34 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine (Here you are in the Ninth - two men out and two men on.)
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To: kronos77; a fool in paradise; JoeProBono; Daffynition
Finally a voice of freedom to reach our oppressed land!


8 posted on 06/09/2011 1:40:03 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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We already have NPR. No need for another.


9 posted on 06/09/2011 1:41:50 PM PDT by Reaganez
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To: kronos77

Radio Moscow all over again...

I got to listen to them in the 80’s, guaranteed that anytime I heard them, I’d be treated to the biggest crock of crap ever to be broadcast over the ether. Lies, lies, propaganda, and damned lies.

Nowadays, to hear the same thing, I just turn on the news.


10 posted on 06/09/2011 1:44:28 PM PDT by hoagy62 (Help stamp out crack-pull up your pants.)
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To: Revolting cat!


11 posted on 06/09/2011 1:44:53 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: kronos77

Amazing when the thought that “Voice of Russia” might possibly be a better source of news than CNNABCMSNBCCBSPBS is crosses my mind.


12 posted on 06/09/2011 1:46:18 PM PDT by MeganC (NO WAR FOR OIL! ........except when a Democrat's in charge.)
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To: kronos77

That’s fine. We’ve already begun our own kind of nonpolitical politics and don’t listen much to the global elite.


13 posted on 06/09/2011 1:53:04 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in a thunderous avalanche of rottenness heard across the universe.)
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To: kronos77

Here’s what the US is going to do:

“As part of its yearlong review, Mr. Isaacson’s board is seeking ways to streamline and modernize Voice of America and its sister networks: Radio Free Europe, Radio Free Asia, Alhurra, and Radio and TV Martí. Each service has its protectors in Congress — Cuban-American lawmakers fiercely defend Radio Martí, for example — and they are likely to view any change as a threat.”
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/08/world/08voice.html?_r=1&nl=todaysheadlines&emc=tha26


14 posted on 06/09/2011 2:04:45 PM PDT by radioone
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To: kronos77
Radio Moscow all over again...

Bob from Toledo writes, "What do Soviets do for fun?" Well, I'll tell you Bob, Soviets do lots of things for fun...
15 posted on 06/09/2011 2:20:27 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: SpaceBar

They might be better than Fox. I seen their girls and they are awesome.


16 posted on 06/09/2011 3:05:24 PM PDT by scooby321
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To: Revolting cat!
Putin on the 'phones.


17 posted on 06/09/2011 3:08:34 PM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: radioone
A good friend with a golden voice, Dick Bertel, out of WTIC Radio, Hartford, CT was executive producer for the Voice of America; focused on music. Great guy.
18 posted on 06/09/2011 3:13:49 PM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: Daffynition

Any of you old timers out there remember “Moscow Mailbag?” We used to listen to it in Italy in the early 60s. It was supposedly a radio broadcaster who would answer mail that he received from Americans who wanted to know how well socialism working. The “letters” were obviously made up and the answers were right out Dr. Goebbels playbook. Very entertaining.


19 posted on 06/09/2011 3:14:39 PM PDT by Ax
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To: Daffynition
What they'll do to your radio if they catch you listening!


20 posted on 06/09/2011 3:15:07 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: MeganC

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Amazing when the thought that “Voice of Russia” might possibly be a better source of news than CNNABCMSNBCCBSPBS is crosses my mind.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Sure, modern Pravda is a pretty conservative tabloid, something like Fox.
Most Russian private owned medias does.
RT is a bit different since it is a government funded but still worth watching.


21 posted on 06/09/2011 7:36:20 PM PDT by cunning_fish
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To: scooby321; cunning_fish

Sure, modern Pravda is a pretty conservative tabloid, something like Fox.
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They might be better than Fox. I seen their girls and they are awesome.
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great comments! and Russia, even the Daily Mail in England, often has good stories for conservatives, even about events IN America, that not even Fox covers.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2731950/posts

-SWAT team launch dawn raid on family home to collect unpaid student loans [O’s Dept of Education]
-U.S. gives billions in foreign aid to world’s richest countries - then asks to borrow it back
-The ghost ships of Mothball Fleet: Incredible pictures of abandoned Navy war ships
-Buying lobster with food stamps

(and i have to agree about Russian and Ukrainian women... an average girl in a shop, is prettier than many actresses here...)


22 posted on 06/10/2011 7:29:10 AM PDT by Elendur (the hope and change i need: Sarah / Colonel West in 2012)
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To: ETL

PING


23 posted on 06/10/2011 8:34:51 AM PDT by Thunder90 (Fighting for truth and the American way... http://citizensfortruthandtheamericanway.blogspot.com/)
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