Welcome to the Mendeleyev Journal radio page. We attempt to list the top radio stations of Russia and Ukraine. If you find a link that is not working, please email our staff. Listening to Russian language stations is helpful to keep abreast of the news, to enjoy different styles of music, and is an excellent resource for learning how Russian words and sounds are spoken.
There is a separate page for readers/listeners looking specifically for Russian Orthodox media and you can find that here.
Thank you for your interest in Russian language media. Enjoy!
Radio Svoboda (Freedom)
Follow the logo and then click on the play button to listen to Vesna FM. Moscow’s adult favourites station.
Ruskoe Radio-Moscow is a great station for Russian pop music by all the top Russian singers and bands.
Radio Mayak is one of the national networks owned by the Russian government, Radio Mayak is broadcast across the nation in a variety format of music, talk and news. Watch the studio via live webcam here.
Business FM Moscow: 24 hours Business and News.
MOSCOW FM. (Click on the play button in the middle of the page.) English language for expats and tourists in Moscow. This station features an eclectic mix of English language music and talk shows. Newscasts are anchored by Russian English speakers from Russia Today TV.
PCH Radio: (RSN) the national news resources of the Russian News Agency.
RECORD FM: Dance Hits from Moscow.
RADIO ULTRA: Rockin’ Moscow.
Radio Romantika – all love songs, all the time.
Radio Svoyo (Classical music)
Radio Russian Songs: the best Russian song variety.
FM Smooth Jazz – Moscow
FM Traditional Jazz – Moscow
Radio Monte Carlo-Moscow presents pop hits and oldies in a very nice presentation. Once the link loads, click on the play arrow to listen.
Radio Monte Carlo-Sweet mixes dance/techno and smooth pop in a nice presentation. (When the link loads click the arrow button on the player)
Monte Carlo-Nights features smooth and romantic jazz songs that are perfect for the night.
Monte Carlo Bossa Nova is your link to great jazz instrumentals and vocals with some refreshing “chill” songs from time to time.
Radio Culture (Культура)-Moscow is one of the nicest and most pleasant stations when you’re ready to relax.
Radio Retro – Moscow. If you like oldies and flashbacks to the past, then you’ll enjoy Radio Retro!
Radio Nashe-Moscow is a contemporary and hip-hop station.
FM “Radio Radio” is Moscow’s dance and party station! Click on the logo and the play button will begin.
Radio Unitron is an exciting music blend for young adults.
Radio Slovo in Novosibirsk.
Kazan and Tatarstan stations:
Kazak FM is an ethnic station serving the nation from Tatarstan.
Radio Kuray-Kazan is definitely an Asian station. Located in the heart of Tatarstan, a self-ruling Muslim republic, you’ll hear more of the Tatar language ‘Татарча’ a language of the Turkish family.
Ufa Region Stations:
FM Sputnik, Ufa Russia.
Chelyabinsk Region Stations:
Radio Lore from Asha Russia (Chelyabinsk Oblast): songs in a blend of Russian and English.
Tomsk Region Stations:
Radio Tomsk in Tomsk, Russia. Popular hits and news. Click the play arrow near the top left of the home page.
Samara Region Stations:
TOK FM–Samara, Russia: a variety of music and news.
Love FM-Samara: Love songs.
Radio Pilot-Ekaterinaburg: a bit of everything from Russian to American music, pop to dance to rock.
Radio Borneo-Vorenzh Stations:
Radio Borneo: pop and dance music with news programmes.
BBC Russia: English language service from London and Moscow.
Kyiv (Kiev) Stations:
Radio Melodia – Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
Radio Hit – Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine.
Gala FM – Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
Radio 24-Kyiv: Popular music, oldies, and news. Follow the link to the home page and click on the play arrow.
KISS FM-Kyiv: Dance and trance music.
Crimea Regional Stations:
Yalta FM – Crimea. Note: this station is dark, shut down by the Russian government after the illegal annexation of Crimea. We will not forget the voices in Crimea who for now, have no voice.
Radio Mix FM: popular hits.
Europa Plus-Dnipropetrovsk: popular European hits.
Lviv Region (Ukraine) Stations:
Galichina Radio-Lviv, Ukraine
Radio Lux-Lviv, Ukraine
Kharkiv (Kharkov) Region Stations:
Best FM–Kharkiv, Ukraine
Best FM-Mariupol, Ukraine
Odessa Region Stations:
Armjanskoe FM-Odessa, Ukraine
Radio from Belarus:
A dictatorship, the government of Belarus has shut down international/internet broadcasts of stations inside Belarus as punishment for airing listener comments critical of the Belarussian Dictator/President-for-Life. We will keep this notice on our list as a ‘silent’ protest against freedom of speech and the media in Belarus.
Here is a link to the official government media.
Radio from the Republic of Georgia:
Georgia Radio-Tbilsi-Channel One: music and news.
Radio GIPA (Georgia): music and News.