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CEO Bennett Travels to The Netherlands, Latvia, and Czechia

USAGM Chief Executive Officer Amanda Bennett will travel to The Netherlands, Latvia, and Czechia from March 28 —April 6. Her trip will showcase U.S. support for press freedom and information access, USAGM efforts to counter disinformation with factual reporting, and to recognize agency efforts in informing, engaging, and connecting people around the world in support of freedom and democracy.

USAGM expands Russian-language programming to Europe

In response to the growing need for reliable Russian-language news and information in Central and Eastern Europe, the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) announced it is expanding its satellite distribution of Current Time TV. 

RFE/RL expands broadcasts to Afghanistan despite Taliban ban

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s (RFE/RL) award-winning programming is now available 24 hours a day for millions of Afghan listeners who have come to rely on the broadcaster in the last two decades. Two months after the Taliban removed RFE/RL from AM and FM radio transmitters in Afghanistan, Azadi, as RFE/RL is known locally, is doubling its time on air providing Afghans with independent news in the Dari and Pashto languages. From 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. local time, Azadi is broadcasting on mediumwave on 1296 kHz, while during the second half of the day, programming is available on shortwave.