Fire Sends Moscow TV Players Scrambling

Zolotov Jr., Andrei
September 2000
Multichannel News;09/04/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 36, p30
Focuses on developments related to the television broadcasting industry in Moscow, Russia, as of September 4, 2000. Impact of the August 2000 fire which destroyed the Ostankino Tower on the industry; Television networks' failure to broadcast their signals.


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