UPDATE 1-Netflix, Russia's NMG group team up for fully Russian service

MOSCOW, Sept 2- Streaming giant Netflix and Russia’s National Media Group have set up a partnership to run the U.S. group’s Russian service, they said on Wednesday. Netflix’ s international version has been available in Russia since 2015. National Media Group will become the operator of Netflix service in Russia, Olga Plaskina, NMG chief executive, said in a…

MOSCOW, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Streaming giant Netflix

and Russia’s National Media Group (NMG) have set up a

partnership to run the U.S. group’s Russian service, they said

on Wednesday.

Netflix’s international version has been available in Russiasince 2015. NMG is a leading private media holding in thecountry.

Starting from mid-October, Netflix’s service in Russia willbe available with local payments options, Russian subtitles andlocal films, a Netflix representative told Reuters.

National Media Group will become the operator of Netflixservice in Russia, Olga Plaskina, NMG chief executive, said in astatement.(Reporting by Nadezhda Tsydenova; writing by Polina Devitt;editing by Emelia Sithole-Matarise and Louise Heavens)

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