Viju TV1000 Russkoe
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|Broadcast area||Russia, CIS states|
|Picture format||16:9 576i SDTV|
(National Media Group)
|Launched||October 1, 2005|
|Former names||TV1000 Russkoe Kino (2005-2023)|
Viju TV1000 Russkoe is a television channel broadcasting Russian language movies owned by Viasat Russia. The channel is available in Russia and Commonwealth of Independent States
The channel launched on October 1, 2005, in the Baltics, Russia, Ukraine, and 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.
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. It subsequently launched on Xfinity cable in 2012.
On February 28, 2022, the channel stopped operating in the Baltic States and was replaced by TV1000 World Kino, it was the decision of TV3 Group, after the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
In March 1, 2023, TV1000 Russkoe Kino renamed to Viju TV1000 Russkoe.
- "VIASAT BROADCASTING TO LAUNCH PREMIUM MOVIE CHANNEL IN RUSSIA" (Press release). Modern Times Group. August 26, 2005.
- "TV1000 Russian Kino heads west". Broadbandtvnews. November 10, 2008.
- History of TV1000 Russian Kino
- "Switching TV1000 Russian Kino to TV1000 World Kino in Baltic States (28 February 2022)". February 28, 2022.
- "TV3 Group приостанавливает распространение контента, созданного в России (In Russian)". TV3.lv. February 28, 2022.
- "Виасат объединит все телеканалы под новым брендом / iXBT.Market / iXBT Live". iXBT Live (in Russian). 16 February 2023.