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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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