Prime Time Russia

  • PTR - Ferbruary 19, 2015
    The number of media outlets in Russia is expected to drop two-fold by the end of the year. The state is working out a set of measures to ease economic pressure on the industry; A Canadian barge is trapped in sea ice off the Russian coast....
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  • PTR - Ferbruary 19, 2015
    PTR - Ferbruary 19, 2015
    The number of media outlets in Russia is expected to drop two-fold by the end of the year. The state is working out a set of measures to ease economic pressure on the industry; A Canadian barge is trapped in sea ice off the Russian coast....
  • PTR - Ferbruary 18, 2015
    PTR - Ferbruary 18, 2015
    Russian search engine provider Yandex has asked the country`s antitrust authorities to formally investigate Google over the bundling of its services with Android devices. The Federation of track and field athletics of Russia is sueing a German...
  • PTR - Ferbruary 17, 2015
    PTR - Ferbruary 17, 2015
    State Duma deputies want to regulate the number of foreign players and coaches that can be hired by the country's football clubs - we tell you what's behind the initiative, later in the programme. A global hacking group responsible for...
  • PTR - Ferbruary 16, 2015
    PTR - Ferbruary 16, 2015
    Police officers say goodbye to exotic foreign trips - we'll be telling you why the Interior Ministry wants its staff to take their holidays closer to home. Maslenitsa kicks off in the Russian capital. It's time for outdoor festivals - and piles...
  • PTR - Ferbruary 13, 2015
    PTR - Ferbruary 13, 2015
    Russian lawmakers are set to consider a far-reaching amnesty for minor offenders - to celebrate 70 years since victory in the Second World War; The most romantic day of the year is approaching - and we'll be telling you how Moscow is getting into...
  • PTR - Ferbruary 12, 2015
    PTR - Ferbruary 12, 2015
    Marathon peace talks in Minsk draw to a close - with the promise of a ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine; Officials in St Petersburg call for new rules, banning the arrest of elderly people for minor offences after the death of an 81-year-old woman in...
  • PTR - Ferbruary 10, 2015
    PTR - Ferbruary 10, 2015
    Ratings agencies may have their work restricted in Russia - as deputies try to stop them making politically motivated assessments of global economies. Fog, icy roads, speeding drivers, and incompetent police officers. All these are being...
  • PTR - Ferbruary 09, 2015
    PTR - Ferbruary 09, 2015
    Russia is revising its plans for space exploration - due to the economic slowdown. We'll be telling you which projects are in the firing line. School children in the Kaluga region could start singing the national anthem before classes every day,...
  • PTR - Ferbruary 06, 2015
    PTR - Ferbruary 06, 2015
    As the German chancellor and French president touch down in Moscow with a fresh peace plan - both are heading to the Kremlin now for talks with Vladimir Putin; The Russian national football team's manager Fabio Capello who has gone unpaid since...
  • PTR - Ferbruary 05, 2015
    PTR - Ferbruary 05, 2015
    Renewed hopes for peace in Ukraine as the German and French leaders prepare to travel to Moscow to present a new plan to end the conflict; An elderly woman dies of a suspected heart attack in a police station in St Petersburg after being...