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BBC MW Service Restored in Moscow

BBC MW Service Restored in Moscow

The BBC World Service said it is back on medium wave in Moscow.
“Following a brief interruption, BBC Russian has resumed broadcasting on 1260 kHz frequency,” a publicist for the service said in a statement. “The BBC came off air in Moscow when the technical license of its former distributor, Octode, expired in late December 2005.”
BBC Russian broadcasts on 1260 kHz in St. Petersburg and 666 kHz in Ekaterinburg. It is also available in Moscow on a partnering FM station and can be heard online at