Current Time TV
Current Time TV is a Russian-language television channel with editorial office in Prague, created by the media corporations Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty with participation of Voice of America. The channel - via RFE/RL - is funded through grants from the US Congress through the US Agency for Global Media. Representatives of the US government, including the head of the Governing Council on Broadcasting, are prohibited from interfering in the work of the channel's journalists. The media sees its task in "promoting democratic values and institutions". RFE/RL launched Current Time, in October 2014. The official round-the-clock broadcasting began on February 7, 2017.