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History heads to Russia

A+E Networks is continuing the roll-out of its channels internationally with the upcoming launch of History and History HD on NTV+ in Russia. (Pictured: Ice Road Truckers)
November 21, 2013

A+E Networks is continuing the roll-out of its channels internationally with the upcoming launch of History and History HD on NTV+ in Russia.

Owned and operated by A+E Networks, the channels will broadcast on the Rostelcom platform later this year. History Russia’s schedule at launch will include Ice Road Truckers (pictured above), Pawn Stars, American Pickers, American Restoration, Counting Cars and Mountain Men. 

“The roll out of History in Russia marks an important milestone for A+E Networks,” said Dean Possenniskie, Europe MD. “Russia is an important territory for us and we’re looking forward to bringing the highest quality factual entertainment to the market.”

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Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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