Novy Mir TV

The Novy Mir TV channel is the first Russian-language TV channel in Germany with its own news programs and weather forecast.
This channel began broadcasting on February 14, 2016 on the HotBird satellite and immediately became the favorite family channel of millions of viewers.

The channel’s main audience is more than 3 million people, mainly the Russian-speaking diaspora in Germany but not only.
At the end of 2016, Novy Mir expanded its satellite audience with other users. The channel is widely known in all EU countries, Great Britain, Israel, USA, Canada and CIS countries.
With a high-quality broadcasting network, over 60% of the channel’s airtime is occupied by entertainment content: the best feature films, the latest TV series and sitcoms, favorite Soviet movies, infotainment programs and exclusive shows from popular bloggers.

This channel can be received in the all Europe region, through the Eutelsat HOTBIRD 13°Est satellite, and viewers can enjoy all of it for free.


The NTV television company is the largest Russian independent television company.

NTV Mir channel offers a wide range of informational, educational and entertainment programs that can interest the widest range of viewers.

This channel can be received in the all Middle East and North Africa region, through the Eutelsat/Nilesat 7°W satellite, and viewers can receive it for free.


TV channel UA | TV is addressed to a wide foreign audience and is called upon to convey to the whole world objective, relevant and interesting information from Ukraine and Ukraine from the first mouth.
UA | TV is the latest news every hour in five languages ​​(Ukrainian, English, Russian, Arabic, Crimean Tatar), as well as self-produced programs about today’s events in Ukraine, the East and Crimea, on the progress of economic reforms, on achievements in sciences and culture, about famous Ukrainians, history, and also amazing nature and tourist routes!

CurrentTime 1

Do you need to follow the news in former Soviet bloc countries and get correct, impartial, up to date information regarding hot button issues not covered by the local press of those countries? Tune into Current Time 1 on Hotbird, broadcasting continuously since 2014. This television channel offers a daily detailed and complete review of the real news in the region through live hits, news updates, discussion and analysis with the goal of presenting all of the facts with as much objectivity as possible.

Curent Time 1 was born from a desire on the part of its founders to present a truly impartial and uncensored version of the news. Thus, the channel fearlessly broaches controversial topics frequently pushed to the side by official media channels. Current Time 1 offers a responsible dialogue around these hot topics by giving multiple different parties the opportunity to be heard and express and defend their point of view. A rare occurrence in journals, magazines and on television in countries like Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, the Ukraine and even Russia, where freedom of the press is often very limited.

In its programming schedule, Current Time 1 offers a daily news program, as well as several shows which analyse, interpret and discuss current events based above all on the facts as they stand.

Belarus 24

Belarus 24 is a general Belarusian public television channel owned by the state. It was launched in 2005, with the main objective being to offer Belarusian citizens living abroad the opportunity to follow current in-country news in detail, as well as to be able to access the main programmes available on the national networks. The programmes are therefore varied but also include the standard news and weather bulletins, as well as a variety of television series. Political programmes, documentaries and children’s cartoons among others are also available to viewers. Belarus 24 works with highly professional journalists and the mix of programmes broadcast are of excellent quality. The channel offers expatriates the chance to monitor and keep up to date with local news in their home Belarus, from the countries they are currently living in. The news is not pre-recorded meaning that viewers can stay informed as and when important events happen. Belarus 24 appeals to the whole family whatever the individual’s age. Whether it is cartoons for the children, a favourite drama series or a political debate, there is something for everyone to sit back and relax in front of. No matter the length of your stay abroad, Belarus 24 will quickly turn into your regular television channel where staying in touch with local Belarusian affairs is concerned.

Channel One Russia

Channel One Russia Worldwide is a top Russian television channel that was first launched in 2006. It’s the TV version of a famous Russian radio programme. With its exciting variety of high quality programmes and foreign music videos, the Channel One Russia Worldwide channel is ideal for those people interested in TV series and movies. By broadcasting music throughout the day in France, viewers of all ages can enjoy music, artists, actors and dancers performing their favourite songs. Channel One Russia Worldwide is broadcast in French with lots of interesting news, entertainment and documentary style programmes to enjoy. It’s also a very interactive channel which already appeals to many viewers. The chain SAT.TV also has a reputation for providing excellent quality programmes in Russia like “Stars in Shock with Sergey Zverev”, great entertainment, “UK News”, a dedicated top news programme, lifestyle documentaries and “SpilbergVLOG” which offers some of the best videos from the net. Channel One Russia Worldwide has an exciting programme schedule broadcast in high definition, glorious colour and crystal clear sound. It’s not surprising that Channel One Russia Worldwide has attracted loyal audiences who are hungry for music, world news and the latest scoop on the ruthless world of Russian show business. The diversity of the programmes keeps viewers entertained with many movies and television series. Channel One Russia Worldwide is highly recommended for its exceptional service and has a growing reputation as a must-have channel.


Founded in 2003, Soyuz is an Orthodox Russian TV station that was created with the blessing of the Archbishop of Yekaterinburg. Since 2007, it has also been available on satellite. This Russian-language channel aims to educate and introduce viewers to the values of Orthodox Christianity. Its programs are specially chosen in order to appeal to all social categories, and its broadcasts solely include information about the Orthodox Christian religion. So, if you are interested in religion or Russian culture, this channel is therefore a leading way to stay connected with the latest news related to this religious current. The television station relays news about the daily and ritual life of the various Orthodox congregations, both in Russia and in the rest of the world. Every Sunday and on special occasions, religious services, vigils and structured liturgies are programmed and broadcast live or repeated later on the day. This allows people who can’t make it to church to share in the religious experience. Sermons, reports and programs on faith and what to do in our daily lives to remain faithful to liturgical teachings are another major part of the schedule. Soyuz also devotes considerable attention specifically to the coverage of Patriarch Kirill’s activities.

Beyond its religious orientation, the channel also addresses broader themes, so believers of other denominations may therefore be interested in some programs on this television station. Issues covered include spirituality or metaphysics, while music tracks are also included in the Soyuz daily schedule.

TNT International

The Russian language is well known for having produced world quality literature treasures over the years, with today’s day and age being no exception. Russian culture continues to produce a high level of literature in television format, via channels such as TNT international which offer a diverse selection of programmes to the Russian speaking population of the world.
TNT International is a family channel offering a rich selection of programmes to its viewers that are not easy to find elsewhere on Russian television. For the younger generation, the channel offers a wide choice of high quality cartoons which are broadcast in the mornings as well as at the latter ends of the afternoons. For adults on the other hand, TNT International offers an impressive selection of films which fill the evening programme schedule. TNT International targets all sectors of society with its broad range of programme categories. Whether it is action, romance or crime, this channel has something to suit everyone’s taste. For daytime television fans, there are also plenty of afternoon TV films filling up the schedule.
TBT International is best known for its entertainment programmes, including game shows and comedy sets. These popular shows, which draw in an abundance of viewers, feature well known comedians as well as those just starting out in the field. Flag-ship programmes of this genre contribute to the TNT International identity and include ‘Comedy Club’, ‘Comedy Woman’ and ‘Stand Up’.

RTR Planeta

Public broadcast entity VGTRK, RTR Planeta is a Russian general channel that launched its operations in 2002. As its name indicates, it’s vocation is to provide a global television station to those wanting an authentic Russian station wherever they may be in the world.The international arm of state television Rossiya 1 is therefore intended for a Russian speaking audience throughout the world and it is the perfect choice of channel through which both the Russophile and citizens in the diaspora can stay connected to the realities of Russia. Broadcasting from its offices in Moscow, this member of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) covers several destinations in the world: Europe, Africa, Asia and also North America.
The spread of RTR-Planeta programs is general. As an international version of the Russia-1, it’s programming schedule also includes part of the programs of the latter, in some cases takes live as they happen. Coverage of Russian, European and global news also occupies an important place in programming. As such, the general channel broadcasts the news of its counterparts (including Telekanal Rossiya) featuring local and regional news bulletins. Documentaries covering various topics, ranging from health to new technologies, through the social and economy are also on this channel. Similarly, a variety of cultural programs are aired on RTR Planeta and reveal the country’s rich cultural heritage. Viewers can also follow the broadcast of TV series from Russian production companies.

RT Documentary

RT Documentary is a Russian continuous broadcast TV news channel . The chain RT Documentary broadcasts in different languages: English, Arabic, French, and of course Russian. Its objective is to offer the international community an additional image of Russia through a quite different presentation of information from that offered by the Western media.
RT Documentary information programs include comprehensive news programs at fixed times, debate programmes and columns on various themes. Whether national and international news or the latest consumer trends in Russia, most of the news is explored and examined. The viewers can also enjoy stories or investigations on matters that affect their daily lives: health, education, culture and of course sport.
RT Documentary was launched in 2005. This news channel is owned by the RIA Novosti news agency. The success of RT Documentary has been a great success as evidenced by the fact that it is, in the United States in particular, the second most popular foreign news channel and the number of regular viewers keeps growing. Although other information channels exist in Russia, RT Documentary is in sharp competition with its domestic challengers. Providing information and news continuously RT Documentary clearly has the will to compete in the field of information with other major international channels such as Al Jazeera or CNN.
RT Documentary is now accessible via the Hotbird satellite throughout Europe, Asia Minor, North Africa, the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Follow live news 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

Rossiya 24

Rossiya 24 (Russia-24 in English) is the heiress of the state TV channel Vosti. Part of the television station’s network belonging to public broadcaster VGTRK (Compagnie State television and broadcast throughout Russia), it has established its headquarters in the Russian capital, Moscow. This channel provides continuous coverage of national and international news. Its purpose is to relay the news of the world from Russia. Broadcasting in Russian, Russia-24 is intended for a Russian-speaking audience. All programming of Russia-24 consists of a relay and decryption topics making the news in Russia and around the world. The news channel has for that purpose assembled a team of journalists and correspondents dispatched both around the country and also in other countries throughout the world.
Daily and 24 hours a day, it is possible to get the news in real time, thanks to an accurate and speedy provision of information in the many bulletins. On Russia-24, a direct, comprehensive and effective coverage of everything important that happens in the world today is available where it happens, as it happens. Opinion pieces and comprehensive analysis of the most relevant events are broadcast on the air. Experts and researchers, under the supervision of experienced and professional journalists, comb through the different subjects. The themes are many and varied. These TV programs cover news in the political, geo-strategic, sporting, economic or social spheres offering a broad range of subjects combined with a depth of analysis.


Established in June 1995, Life TV is an Estonian interdenominational channel dedicated to Christianity. Since 2007, the channel has benefited from being broadcast through the Hot Bird satellite network to increase its audience in the Baltics and around the world. Life TV wants to reach as many people as possible in Estonia and abroad. Although Russian is the primary tongue of the TV station’s programmes, some are in English or have subtitles in that language, while a section of the schedules is also reserved for Estonian-language TV shows.

The ambition of the TV channel’s founder Valeri Rukovichkin is to allow viewers to hear the words of the Gospel. Life TV hopes to nourish Christians around the world with the word of God and help them to build their faith on the basis of a clear and comprehensive education.

To achieve its objectives, Life TV broadcasts around the clock, seven days a week. The channel offers topics for reflection and debate, as well as broadcasting news relating to the Orthodox and Catholic Churches. The schedules include shows in which invited guests give their views on aspects of their faith.

While religious programmes are the mainstay of the channel, it also finds time for entertainment aimed at a broad audience, regardless of age. Thus, in the mornings viewers can watch children’s shows and cartoons. During the day, documentaries alternate with music programmes, feature films and TV shows made in the United States.