Ukraine Today

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Ukraine Today
CountryUkraine
Slogan'Ukraine's first international TV news network'
HeadquartersKyiv, Ukraine
Programming
Language(s)English
Ownership
Owner1+1 Media
Links
Websiteuatoday.tv

Ukraine Today is a satellite television channel from Ukraine. It broadcasts in English. In the future it will broadcast in Russian.[1] It is owned by 1+1 Media Group. The channel's headquarters is in Kiev.

Beginning[change | change source]

Ukraine Today began on the 14th August 2014, live on YouTube and the Eutelsat Hotbird satellite. It showed a testcard and words telling people how to receive the channel. On Independence Day in Ukraine, the 24th August, the channel launch officially,[2] and began to show news.

Format[change | change source]

Ukraine Today says that it focuses on Ukrainian current affairs, EU expansion, Russia's relations with Europe and America, and the difficulties of building a country in the 21st century.[3]

Ukraine Today started broadcasting with a Euronews-style, with no presenters or studio, just videos of the news.[4] Once more staff are employed, Ukraine Today will become a more traditional channel with a studio and presenters.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "International news channel Ukraine Today can start broadcasting August 24". ITARTASS News Agency. Retrieved 15 August 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Ukraine Today homepage". Retrieved 15 August 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Ukraine Today Facebook page". Retrieved 15 August 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "Kiev Launches English Language TV Channel Ukraine Today". RIA Novosti. Retrieved 25 August 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. "1+1 Media launches international television news channel" (in Ukrainian). TSN. 21 July 2014. Retrieved 15 August 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

Other websites[change | change source]