TV1000 Russkoe Kino

TV1000 Russkoe Kino (also known as TV1000 Russian Kino, ТВ1000 Русское Кино) is a television channel broadcasting Russian language movies owned by Modern Times Group.

TV1000 Russkoe Kino
ТВ1000 Русское Кино
LaunchedOctober 1, 2005
Owned byModern Times Group
Picture format16:9 576i SDTV
1080i HDTV
Broadcast areaBaltic states, CIS states and United States
WebsiteOfficial site
naxoo (Switzerland)Channel 300
LattelecomChannel 221
Spectrum (USA)Channel
Xfinity (USA)Channel 3227

The channel launched on October 1, 2005 in the Baltics, Russia, Ukraine, & other CIS states, broadcasting from both the Viasat platform in the Baltics and cable systems in the region. It was the fifth pay channel from Viasat in the region after TV1000 East, Viasat Explorer, Viasat History and Viasat Sport.[1]

In the autumn of 2008, the channel was added to the "Russian Mega Pack" on the DISH Network in the United States.[2] As of 2018, it is no longer available on Dish.

In 2009 the channel became available through Time Warner Cable (Now Spectrum) in the New York City Region, and the Southern California area, including Los Angeles.[3] It subsequently launched on Xfinity cable in 2012.


  1. "VIASAT BROADCASTING TO LAUNCH PREMIUM MOVIE CHANNEL IN RUSSIA" (Press release). Modern Times Group. August 26, 2005.
  2. "TV1000 Russian Kino heads west". Broadbandtvnews. November 10, 2008.
  3. History of TV1000 Russian Kino
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