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CNN Granted License to Braodcast in Russia

Russian authorities grant CNN International a licence to broadcast to the country Russian authorities grant CNN International a licence to broadcast to the country

CNN International will return to the airwaves across Russia once again after disappearing late last year.

CNN has reached an agreement with Roskomnadzor, the Russian telecom regulator, to return to the airwaves in the country, and will resume it's distribution.

The agreement includes a license to broadcast for 10 years.

A CNN spokesperson told The Hollywood Reporter; “In accordance with the Russian Federation Law on Mass Media, the company is authorized to broadcast CNN International pursuant to the broadcasting license recently issued under this law.

“We have complied with all the procedural requirements and are delighted to now be officially licensed in Russia. We look forward to resuming distribution for CNN International in Russia as soon as possible.”