: Putin says Russian TV will be available in China "very soon"

17:16 Jun. 25, 2016

Putin says Russian TV will be available in China "very soon"

Chinese President Xi Jinping (not pictured) accompanies Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) to view an honour guard during a welcoming ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People on June 25, 2016 in Beijing, China. (GettyImages Photo)

Russian President arrives in Beijing to discuss cooperation between two countries

Russian television will be available in China "very soon", Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is paying a visit to Beijing, has announced, according to RFE/RL.

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"We are strengthening informational cooperation. In the nearest future Chinese viewers will be able to watch Russian third channel "Katyusha", Putin said on Saturday, June 25.

The channel provides entertaining content and belongs to Russian Gazprom.

According to Putin, it was agreed upon that several other Russian media, namely the First channel and TASS news agency, would "deepen contacts" with their Chinese colleagues.

Read also: Reuters: Snubbed by West, Russia rolls out red carpet for Asian leaders

President Putin has arrived in Beijing to discuss the Euroasian integration and sign several documents on cooperation. Leader of China, Xi Jinping has had around 15 meetings with the Russian President in the last three years. 

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