The moscow times

the moscow times

Is the Moscow Times free to read?

The Moscow Times is an English-language weekly newspaper published in Moscow, with a circulation of 55,000 copies. It is distributed free of charge at places frequented by English-speaking tourists and expatriates such as hotels, cafés, embassies, and airlines and is also available by subscription.

When was the first Moscow Times published?

The first edition of The Moscow Times was published in March 1992. It was the first Western daily to be published in Russia, and quickly became a primary source of news and opinion quoted in both Russia and the West. It played an important role by giving space to Russian commentators.

When did the Moscow Times change its format?

In November 2015 the newspaper changed its design and type from daily to weekly (released every Thursday) and increased the number of pages to 24, and it became online-only in July 2017. The newspaper regularly publishes articles by prominent Russian journalists such as Yulia Latynina and Ivan Nechepurenko.

Who owns the Moscow Times?

The Moscow Times currently belongs to a limited liability company which is 51% owned-by Vladimir Dzhao, the CEO of an airline catering company, 30% by Svetlana Korshunova, general director of the paper, and 19% by Derk Sauer, the original founder of the paper.

When did Moscow switch to Eastern European Time?

In 1922–1930 and 1991–1992, Moscow observed Eastern European Time (UTC+02:00). Daylight saving time (UTC+03:00) was observed in the summer of 1991, and the city and region reverted to UTC+03:00 by the summer of 1992.

What is the Moscow Times?

The Moscow Times was founded in 1992 by Derk Sauer to reach US and European expats who moved to Moscow after the fall of communism. Sauer said, It was a completely different time, there was no internet and there was a huge influx of Western expats who didnt speak Russian.

What is the difference between Moscow time and other time zones?

After the Soviet Union was created, Moscow Time became UTC+02:00 and the various other time zones (up to UTC+12:00) were introduced throughout Russia and the rest of the Soviet Union, for example Irkutsk Time UTC+07:00 (Irkutsk has since this always been MSK+5).

When was the first Moscow Times published?

The first edition of The Moscow Times was published in March 1992. It was the first Western daily to be published in Russia, and quickly became a primary source of news and opinion quoted in both Russia and the West. It played an important role by giving space to Russian commentators.

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