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English translation: national vs. federal

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16:17 Dec 4, 2010
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Russian term or phrase: общенациональный versus общефедеральный
Evidently, there's a difference between these two terms. I can't figure out what it might be unless общефедеральный means government-funded or state-supported and общенациональный just means with nationwide coverage.

Here's the context:

По данным аналитического центра[...]в 2010 году в сегменте общефедерального эфирного телевидения в России работает 20 каналов, претендующих на статус телеканалов общенационального охвата, хотя уровень реального технического проникновения этих телеканалов варьируется в широком диапазоне[...]
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United States
Local time: 03:16
English translation:national vs. federal
Explanation:
национальный канал - канал, который охватывает бОльшую часть территории России.

Федеральный канал, телевидение охватывают (ОБЯЗАНЫ охватывать) каждый уголок необъятной России, абсолютно без исключения.
Кроме того, думаю, что канал общефедерального значения скорее всего финансируется государством.


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Note added at 17 mins (2010-12-04 16:34:59 GMT)
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The thing is that общефедеральный is used here to show that we are talking about the whole Russia, not just its parts.

about 20 nation-wide channels are in this segment, some of them are really large, and some are quite small. It may be that In Russia there are also some other large channels, but still, they cannot be included into the segment of federal TV due to the fact that they cover only some regions (even large ones).

In other words, national channel is not always a federal one (because it can be a private asset, and because it can cover only 90 or 89 % of Russia), but all federal channels are nation-wide.

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Note added at 51 mins (2010-12-04 17:08:24 GMT)
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Vadim Kadyrov
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Local time: 10:16
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national vs. federal


Explanation:
национальный канал - канал, который охватывает бОльшую часть территории России.

Федеральный канал, телевидение охватывают (ОБЯЗАНЫ охватывать) каждый уголок необъятной России, абсолютно без исключения.
Кроме того, думаю, что канал общефедерального значения скорее всего финансируется государством.


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Note added at 17 mins (2010-12-04 16:34:59 GMT)
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The thing is that общефедеральный is used here to show that we are talking about the whole Russia, not just its parts.

about 20 nation-wide channels are in this segment, some of them are really large, and some are quite small. It may be that In Russia there are also some other large channels, but still, they cannot be included into the segment of federal TV due to the fact that they cover only some regions (even large ones).

In other words, national channel is not always a federal one (because it can be a private asset, and because it can cover only 90 or 89 % of Russia), but all federal channels are nation-wide.

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Note added at 51 mins (2010-12-04 17:08:24 GMT)
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yes

Vadim Kadyrov
Ukraine
Local time: 10:16
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Grading comment
My sincere thanks for your input!
Notes to answerer
Asker: So an общефедеральный channel is a channel that is free, thanks to some level of gov't support and operating under a particular set of rules, whereas an общенациональный channel is simply any channel, federal or private, that broadcasts nationwide?


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