Current Time Expanding in Eastern Europe

Current Time, a TV news program for Russian-speaking audiences in countries bordering Russia, launched its new weekend edition with shows affording viewers a fresh alternative to Russian-controlled TV.

Ramp up of USIM programs to Russia and environs

Since the fall of the Yanukovych government and ensuing Russian aggression in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, VOA and RFE/RL have added or expanded more than 25 new radio, television and digital programs in Russian, Ukrainian, and other languages engaging audiences in the former Soviet space. Several highlights include: