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English-language newspapers and TV available? Cost?

Moscow times, Moscow News, expat newsletters. - Jul 28, 2013
The Moscow Times publishes daily and has a website that is constantly being updated. The Moscow News comes out weekly. Cable TV is available on the embassy compound -- which I'm assuming includes English-language channels. Many people have AFN, and one family we know brought their own satellite dish with them. I don't know how much cable television costs. - Jul 18, 2013
Moscow Times is in English. All embassy housing gets access to AFN. - Jan 13, 2013
AFN is available, except in city apartments and there's English language news/local-doings magazines. - Mar 14, 2012
The Moscow Times is in English. There are a few English language stations on cable. Ours comes with our house, so I don't know how much it would cost otherwise. I mainly get my news online. - May 29, 2011
Moscow Times - Jan 1, 2011
The Moscow Times is a decent expat newspaper. Cable TV is available in a multitude of languages. Cable (for me) was a bit pricey but worth it. - Jul 31, 2010
Limited AFN channels are available in some housing areas. Cosmos has a cable offering that is okay. - May 22, 2010
The embassy offers a cable package. Most of the channels are British imports, which is just fine. There are a few English papers you can get. - May 5, 2010
I buy the Economist, and read the free Moscow Times. My TV has English-language news. I could pay fro more channels, but I find that I watch more on my computer than my TV anyway, and there I can get whatever I want. - Feb 13, 2010
We have been here a year and haven't seen any english language newspapers or magazines for sale anywhere - so you'll need an internet connection asap!Likewise, is only a very small selection of (mostly British) english language TV channels, and those only available if you pay for cable/sat TV.Most Embassy people either depend on AFN, a slingbox, or order TV shows over the internet. - Jan 23, 2010
We get AFN for free in our housing. - Nov 6, 2009
IHT available. Some local papers with Russian news and local events in English at www.mnweekly.ru and expat.ru. - Oct 24, 2009
There is the M-F Moscow Times which is mostly business and political news. - Aug 29, 2009
There's Moscow Times in English. We got AFN, and there's also Russian basic cable, although we got rid of that after a few months. We used a slingbox and watched Direct TV from the States. - Aug 22, 2009
Yes. The Moscow Times comes out daily and is free (it can be found at a number of restaurants, shops, and bars). Other English-language publications are also around, but the quality is questionable. There are English-language bookshops that carry American magazines and newspapers in addition to books. - Sep 12, 2008
Embassy families get AFN at no cost. The Moscow Times is a local daily newspaper in English and can be found for free at many stores or restaurants. - Aug 25, 2008