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2007-04-03 12:00:21

WASHINGTON and MOSCOW, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- America's media pioneer MHz Networks launches Russia Today as its 5th international 24/7 channel in Washington DC. Beginning April 3, viewers can watch the Russian perspective on world events in English on MHz 5 (terrestrial 30-5, 57-5 and Comcast channel 206). Covering news, business, culture, sports and science and an emphasis on Russia's role in the international economy, the channel will provide a valuable guide for viewers with...

2005-12-10 09:53:08

By Meg Clothier MOSCOW (Reuters) - A 24-hour, English-language, state-funded television channel went live from its Moscow studios on Saturday, designed to broadcast news from a Russian perspective around the globe. At 4 p.m. (1 p.m. British time) the countdown clock and swirling orange graphics melted away and the anchor welcomed viewers to Russia Today -- "from Russia to the world." The launch comes amid growing Western criticism of Moscow's attitude to democracy and the rule of...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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