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  • CGTN

    China Global Television Network (CGTN) is an international media organization, launched on December 31, 2016.

    Under the strategy, “Mobile First”, CGTN aims to meet the demand of global viewers and users for easier access to content on different platforms. Its international team of media professionals are based at its headquarters in Beijing, and at broadcasting centers in Washington DC and Nairobi; a European center is on the way.

    As a multi-language, multi-platform media organization, CGTN consists of six TV channels, along with CGTN Digital and CCTV Plus.

    TV channels

    The main 24-hour English-language news channel, CGTN, took over from CCTV-NEWS.

    The other language channels are CGTN Spanish, French, Arabic and Russian.

    CGTN also offers CGTN Documentary, China’s first English-language documentary channel to broadcast globally.

    CGTN Digital

    CGTN delivers content across a range of digital platforms. The new official website,, and the CGTN news app offer original stories from China and around the world. Viewers and users can also follow CGTN on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Weibo and WeChat.

    CCTV Plus

    The video content provider, CCTV Plus, supplies news footage to thousands of TV stations and media organizations worldwide.

    CGTN is committed to reporting global news from a unique perspective.


  • Thomson Reuters

    Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world’s most trusted news organization. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges (symbol: TRI).

  • CO., LTD

    Founded on January 1, 1997, People’s Daily Online is a large-scale information exchange platform centered on news. It was constructed by China’s largest newspaper – People’s Daily, and is also a publicly-traded media and cultural company with People’s Daily as its biggest shareholder. On April 27, 2012, People’s Daily Online was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, becoming China’s first news website to be listed on the A-shares market.

    People’s Daily Online is one of the largest and most comprehensive internet media sources in the world. In addition to the Chinese-language edition, it also provides news and other information in seven ethnic minority languages and in nine foreign languages, including, among others, English, Russian, French, Spanish, and Arabic.

    As the flagship media outlet of People’s Daily, People’s Daily Online has given full play to its value in terms of politics, capital, platform, brand, and communication in its 21 years of development.

  • Yonhap News Agency

    Yonhap News Agency is the standard of Korean news. As South Korea’s representative news agency, Yonhap News operates the nation’s largest news coverage network – more than 580 - and is dedicated to producing fast and accurate domestic and international news in real time.

    Designated as the nation’s main news agency under the News Agency Promotion Act, Yonhap is committed to its public responsibility to protect information sovereignty and reduce information gaps. Yonhap produces news content 24 hours a day, 365 days a year through its extensive network at home and abroad.

    Yonhap covers a broad range of Korean and international issues and provides content to more than 1,000 client organizations in South Korea. Yonhap also deliver news in six foreign languages – English, Chinese, Japanese, French, Spanish and Arabic – to 88 news agencies in 74 countries through news exchanges arrangements.

    Yonhap has long maintained exclusive distribution contracts with North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency and Rodong Sinmun and is providing the fastest and most accurate news on North Korea to media companies.

  • Maekyung Media Group

    Maekyung Media Group is a diversified media company owning publishing, broadcasting and digital properties that include Maeil Business Newspaper (daily economic and business newspaper), MBN (Maeil Broadcasting Network, which is cable TV channel), Mmoney (Business news TV channel), (Business and economic news portal site, (Maeil Business Newspaper's English news site) and Maekyung Economy (Weekly economic and business news magazine). From the foundation of Maeil Business Newspaper in 1966, Maekyung Media Group has been trying to achieve its goal of presenting the world's best knowledge media. Maekyung Media Group hosts World Knowledge Forum, the biggest business forum in Asia. Over the past 18 years, thousands of scholars, policy-makers, global leaders and corporate CEOs have participated in the World Knowledge Forum to share their knowledge with a multinational audience and co-panelists.


    Caixin is China’s leading business and financial news organizations, recognized internationally for its independent and investigative journalism. With years chronicling China’s economic rise, Caixin has become an invaluable source of information for investors, business leaders, policy-makers and academics. Caixin powers critical decisions, moves markets, and uncovers truths in the fast-paced world of business and finance.

    As Caixin’s English-language outlet, Caixin Global delivers fast-paced, reliable business and financial news about China to the outside world. Caixin Global also has an intelligence arm that offers policy analysis, industry monitoring, and in-depth research with insight into China’s economic policy-making and its financial markets.

  • CNBC

    CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, is the world’s leading business and financial news channel. Its mission is to help the influential and aspirational make astute decisions to get ahead by providing live market updates, breaking news, in-depth analysis and exclusive interviews across its TV and digital platforms from Monday to Friday. During evenings and weekends the channel shows the best in sport, current affairs and entertainment.

    With headquarters in New Jersey, London, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi CNBC provides a truly global 24-hour business briefing for senior business leaders, the financial community and those with assets to invest or protect.

    A growing portfolio of digital products, such as the CNBC Flash Briefing for Amazon Alexa and the CNBC mobile app, help busy audiences to Get Ahead and Stay Ahead no matter where they are.

    Today the channel is available in more than 410 million homes worldwide and we reach a global audience of almost 72 million unique users every month on


  • The Voice of Vietnam

    The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) is the Socialist Republic of Vietnam national broadcaster.

    It was established on 2 September 1945, when the President Ho Chi Minh read out the Declaration of Independence.

    With a frequency coverage of 99.5% of the national territory and a regular number of listeners from more than 70 countries around the world, VOV is one of the most effective means of media in Vietnam. The Voice of Vietnam has 6 radio channels and 16 television channels. Previously, VOV has one TV channel. In 2015, VTC (Digital Television Network) merged into VOV.

    VOV is an active member of several international and regional organizations such as the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU), the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD), the International Council of French speaking radios and televisions (CIRTEF), AIF, ASEAN Committee of Culture and Information (ASEAN-COCI).

  • NHK

    NHK, the only national public broadcasting corporation in Japan, was founded in 1925. It’s funded by television license fees, paid by every family which owns a TV.

    Such system allows the corporation to stay independent from the government or private sector influences, making their audience’s opinions a priority.

    Currently NHK operates four television networks and three radio networks. Terrestrial television networks NHK General TV and NHK Educational TV are key to the corporation.

    Three radio networks broadcast news and information, educational shows and family programming.

    Two satellite TV network broadcast various content. NHK also broadcasts internationally as NHK World.

    About NHK World

    NHK World is the international broadcasting service of NHK, which is available globally on TV, radio and internet. 

  • Xinhua News Agency

    Xinhua News Agency, Xinhua in short, founded on November 7, 1931, is the state news agency of China and world news agency as well.

    With its headquarters in Beijing, Xinhua has established 33 branches in China’s provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities, The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and has resident correspondents in Taiwan Province. There are more than 180 overseas bureaus, constituting a worldwide network of news and information gathering and releasing.

    Xinhua had a multi-lingual, multi-media, multi-channel, multi-level, multi-function news release system, offering its broad clients news and financial information products in the form of text, photo, graphic, audio, video and mobile phone message 24 hours a day in eight languages of Chinese, English, Russian, French, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese and Japanese.

    Within the print media sector Xinhua News Agency has a portfolio of more than 20 newspapers and magazines, with combined single-issue circulation topping 10 million. Its highly respected newspapers, such as “The Xinhua Daily Telegraph”, and news magazines, such as the popular “Outlook”, are among the most authoritative and influential publications in the country.

    Xinhua also has the largest multilingual databank in China’s media industry. By the end of 2013 it had stored 120 million text messages, more than 19 million photo and graphic products, 650 000 hours of audio and video news broadcasts. This constantly upgraded and daily-growing databank provides modern, fast, commercial intelligence that displays Xinhua’s news and information products in many languages and multimedia formats, directly serving its end users of China and abroad.     

  • RBC

    RBC is a leading Russian media holding, with leadership positions in news and business media, as well as in domain name registration and hosting. The company’s history counts more than 20 years. RBC employs key media platforms such as the Internet,TV,and press,develops B2B media services,and provides domain registration and hosting services (RU-CENTER Group).

    RBC’s aggregate monthly business audience exceeds 34m people (source: TNS data, including overlapping audience). At the same time, has continually been ranked among top online media in the citation ranking (source: Medialogia data for 2014).

    RU-CENTER Group provides services to more than 1 million users, with major Russian companies and leading players on the Internet market among them.

    In 2013, RBC’s brand was valued at RUB 10.6bn by Interbrand, an international branding agency, making it 24th out of 40 most valuable Russian brands.

  • NTV Broadcasting Company JSC

    NTV is the largest private broadcasting company in Russia, working nationwide. It was founded in 1993. The company owns 7 brands: NTV – one of the largest generally available channels in Russia; “NTV-Series”, “NTV-Style”, “NTV-Law”, NTV-HIT” – themed channels; “NTV-World” and “NTV-America” – international versions of main NTV channel. The channel is traditionally one of the top three broadcasters in the country. It presents a wide range of content: news, social and political talk shows, series and films, entertaining and educational programs, documentaries and social projects. NTV is the largest action-packed drama producer in Russia; channel’s series have no peers on other channels of the country. NTV is the first Russian channel developing socially significant projects on and off air. The channel is a pioneer of new television ideas, formats and genre development. In early 2000, NTV started to develop life-style television. Social and political talk shows of NTV became a trademark for a whole generation of viewers.


  • Interfax Information Services Group

    Interfax is the biggest information group in the former Soviet Union and the recognized leader in the B2B segment of Russia’s information market.

    Interfax dates back to 1989, when the country's first independent news agency was founded.

    Interfax is the most frequently cited source for up-to-the-minute information about Russia and the CIS in the world media and the most popular newswire service on the Russian financial market.

    Interfax develops professional information systems that help companies operate in the financial and commodity markets, enabling them to make investment decisions, manage risk, organize external communications and fulfill regulatory requirements.

    Interfax's best-known IT services include SPARK (counterparty risk management), SCAN (media analysis and monitoring), ASTRA (analytical solution for compliance with Russian law on transfer pricing), X-Compliance (Know Your Customer solution to comply with anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing legislation), SPARK-Marketing (commodity markets analysis), Regulatory news disclosure center (e-DISCLOSURE.RU) and RU DATA (reference data and analytics).

    Interfax actively develops partnerships with the leading world brands.

    Working with Sberbank of Russia and Experian, Interfax created the United Credit Bureau, Russia’s market leader for consumer credit information. Interfax's joint venture with Dun & Bradstreet, another international information market leader, provides data about companies abroad.

  • Business daily VEDOMOSTI

    Vedomosti Business daily is the authoritative source of business and economics information for 18 years. Vedomosti is a part of The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal. The publication earned readers' trust due to high-quality journalism, their impartiality and independence.

    Vedomosti Business daily includes web-site, mobile version and free mobile app for all platforms.

  • The publishing house “Komsomolskaya Pravda”

    The publishing house “Komsomolskaya Pravda” is the largest Russian media holding. It consists of the daily and weekly newspaper “Komsomolskaya Pravda”, the magazine “TV Program” and the weekly newspaper “Express-gazeta”. Group's portfolio also includes: websites KP.RU,,, radio “Komsomolskaya Pravda” with the Federal broadcasting as well as printing locations in the largest cities of the Russian Federation.

    The newspaper “Komsomolskaya Pravda” is distributed in more than 450 cities in 85 regions of Russia. Our digests come out in 11 CIS countries and in 37 countries around the world – from Australia to Canada.

    Website KP.RU is included in the first Russian “The Three” in terms of coverage in a “media and news” category. Every day 2 500 000 people visit the website KP.RU

    Radio “Komsomolskaya Pravda” is broadcasting in 400 cities of Russia. Twice the winner of the “The best news radio station” Radio Station Awards (2014, 2015) and the Radio Station Awards (2016) winner in the “The best business radio station” nomination.

  • PH “Kommersant”

    “Kommersant” is one of the first independent media companies founded in Russia. For almost 30 years, impartiality, accurateness and speed guided the authors of “Kommersant”, the first business daily in the country. These principles helped “Kommersant” to remain among the most reliable and influential media.

    Apart from the broadsheet daily, the company also publishes a weekly magazine “Ogonyok”, a weekly magazine “Kommersant WEEKEND”, monthly automobile magazine “Kommersant AUTOPILOT”, supplements “Kommersant DENGI” and “Kommersant KIDS”, monthly color supplement “Kommersant STYLE” about lifestyle and actual fashion trends.

    “Kommersant” has been online since 1995, and opened “Kommersant FM” radio in 2010.

    “Kommersant” apps are available for mobile devices operating on Windows Mobile, Windows Phone, Android and iOS platforms.

  • Lenta.Ru

    Lenta.Ru is one of the oldest and most respected online media in Russia. It covers a wide variety of topics including Politics, Economy, Science, Internet, Culture and Sports. Lenta.Ru is the only Russian title within Top-5 Europe’s Most Visited Websites. It has 2.5 million unique visitors daily and about 30 million unique visitors monthly.

  • is the first socio-political online media in RuNet. It was established in September 1999. The publishing house is among five largest online media in RuNet in terms of the number of unique visitors according to LiveInternet and is included in top three quoting outlets according to Medialogy. Everyday publishes news, exclusive materials and interviews with leading public and political figures, as well as photo reports and online event broadcasting. In addition, the publishing house produces special projects, video galleries, own video programs and mobile applications.

  • RNS

    Rambler News Service (RNS) is a rapidly growing agency, specializing in providing in-depth and engaging analysis of current affairs in Russia and beyond, exclusive economic news and related multimedia content.

    By focusing on the major events, decisions, appointments and resignations within the intricate framework of big corporations, we are able to bring you content featuring topical commentary from leading business, economic and political experts.

    Forming part of the Rambler&Co digital group, our team of seasoned specialists report on the economy, policies and everything in between, delivering content for eleven different topic-specific news feeds: Economy, Society, Finances, Energy sector, Internet, Industry, Consumer markets, IT and Media, Transport, Sports economics, Regional economics.

  • FSВI “Editorial “Rossiyskaya gazeta”

    “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” is a modern multimedia group that provides readers daily with up-to-date, reliable and relevant information about Russian regional and federal affairs and worldwide events.

    The newspaper and its electronic platforms publish news, features, exclusive interviews and comments from public officials and the most powerful representatives of business, politics and culture.

    Today “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” is the leader in terms of audience size in the segment of daily sociopolitical and business newspapers. It is also among the leaders of the media citation rating.

     Media holding of “Rossiyskaya gazeta” include:

    “Rossiyskaya gazeta” – Daily social and political newspaper

    “Rossiyskaya gazeta - Nedelya” – Weekly issue

    “Rodina” – Monthly historical magazine

    RG.RU – Web portal

    “Rossiyskaya gazeta” supplements – Special color thematic supplements.

  • Echo of Moscow

    Echo of Moscow is a Russian radio station based in Moscow, broadcasting in many Russian cities and via the Internet, which some observers describe as «the last bastion of free media in Russia».

    Most of the content consists of news and talk shows focusing on social and political issues and the station tries to represent different points of view.

    The current editor is Alexey Venediktov.

  • “EXPERT”

    “EXPERT” is the exclusive business weekly that works at economics, business, social and political processes deeply and professionally. Over the years, “EXPERT” has become not just a magazine, but business partner to hundreds of business owners, topmanagers, executives, and managers at various levels all over the country. “EXPERT” is a desk edition of the decision makers.

    “EXPERT” is not limited to facts and figures, but gives readers the volume and reliable information, representing the trends, analysis, forecasts, ratings, characterizing the state of industries, publishing interviews with key figures in business. The magazine holds an open and independent position, leads an active social life, gaining more and more great reputation each year.

  • JSC “Argumenty i Fakty”, Publishing house

    Publishing house “Argumenty i Fakty” publishes same-titled and the largest weekly edition in Russia, as well as regional and topical applications.

    “Argumenty i Fakty” is the federal weekly newspaper number 1, a leader among of the social-political weekly in audience, sales, subscription and federal quality of edition (according to Mediascope and the Bureau of edition audit).

    Web-site of the Publishing House “Argumenty i Facty” is ranked in the top-10 Russian media reports, according to Liveinternet and Mediascope. Monthly site visits more than 20 million people.

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Publishing house “Argumenty i Fakty” Ruslan Novikov.

    Editor in chief of the newspaper “Argumenty i Fakty” Igor Chernyak.

  • Editorship RZD-Partner Magazine

    The RZD-Partner is the leading transport business edition in Russia. It has been published since 1998. The main objective of the magazine is to meet the information needs of transport market players and guide the readers through the major events and trends of the sector.

    RZD-Partner project includes:

    • RZD-Partner magazine in Russian

    • The RZD-Partner magazine in English

    • The RZD-Partner magazine in Chinese

    • RZD-Partner.Ru Information Agency

  • EastRussia News&Analytics Agency

    EastRussia provides expert analytics and independent information on Russia’s Far East.

    EastRussia effectively combines three information products: the Internet portal, the EastRussia magazine and a weekly newsletter for commercial subscribers. Since 2013, the project has proved to be a source of high-quality business information on the Russian Far East. Our regular readers are representatives of Russian and foreign companies who value an objective presentation of information, quality assessment and analytics.

    The weekly EastRussia newsletter is intended for top managers, government officials, and research institutes. It conveniently summarizes the news and analysis of state regulation in the Far East, as well as key information on the economic and political situation.

    EEF participants are provided with a 20% discount for commercial subscription.

  • The magazine “Russian Business Guide”

    Launched in 2006, is the official printed edition of the chamber of Commerce and industry of the Russian Federation (CCI RF).

    Publisher – “The international Institute of management of business associations” (IIMBA).

    The Institute provides services in the field of business education for managers and specialists of CCI RF, business associations, authorities, entrepreneurs.

    The main objectives of the journal is to promote the formation of positive business image of Russia and Russian business structures, showing the role played by the CCI RF in support of small and medium business in the country, promotion of the interests of Russian entrepreneurs abroad.

    The journal is published with the support of the CCI RF, Central exhibition complex Expocenter, World Trade Center of Moscow. The project partners are the Corporation for the development of small and medium business, the School of education of the Russian export center.

    It is published in two languages – Russian and English, with a circulation of 3000 copies.

  • FederalPress Russian News & Information Agency

    FederalPress Russian News & Information Agency is the largest multiregional media holding that provides timely information, analytics, and research in politics and economy to public authorities and the political and business establishment of Russian regions and the official Moscow.

    In the 14 years of work in Russian regions, FederalPress has acquired a reputation of an authoritative and influential information resource among the Russian political and business elite.

    FederalPress Russian News & Information Agency focuses on a target audience that may be characterized as “influence groups”: federal and regional structures of public and municipal government agencies; experts in various areas of economics and finance; federal and regional mass media.

    Currently, FederalPress Russian News & Information Agency is a mass media outlet that largely influences the agenda: the latest news, key topics in politics and economy of Russian regions, Internet TV, expert opinions and blogs, news coverage, journalist research, analytical articles, and ratings.

    Monthly traffic numbers over 6,000,000 visitors.

  • Sport-Express

    Founded in 1991 by Vladimir Kuchmiy, “Sport-Express” is Russian leading sports issue. Novadays, the Sport-Express contains many media products – it is a daily newspaper, additional glossy magazines, official web-site, Internet-TV and a mobile application as well. The newspaper is distributed in 309 cities in Russia, it's neighboring countries and beyond. “Sport-Express” became the most reliable and popular sports media brand in Russia over the past 25 years. The issue's stature is granted by the worldwide recognition: “Sport-Express” is the only Russian representative at European Sports Media, the European sports issues affluent association. A noteworthly details is that “Sport-Express” is a member of “National Media Group” (NMG, Natsionalnaya Media Gruppa) holdings starting March 2016.


  • Sovetsky Sport

    “Sovetsky sport” is the eldest sport-related publishing house that since long ago has earned its popularity in the nation as a trustworthy source of information for sport-lovers.

    The flagship of “Sovetsky sport” Publishing House is a weekly magazine “Sovetsky sport. Football”, the leader of sports-oriented press in the country with readership over 958 700 people.

    Everyday newspaper “Sovetsky sport” have been released without breaks since 1924 in 55 Russian cities and has a circulation of 182 059 copies.

    Now “Sovetsky sport” is, first of all, a web-site, that is regularly visited by approximately 3 500 000 readers every month. We communicate with our readers using any platforms they might find convenient: Facebook, VKontakte, Twitter, Odniklassniki, Instagram, Telegram, via mobile apps on Android and iOS.

    The number of our subscribers in the social network service is estimated to be around 500 000 people.

    The press-center of “Sovetsky sport” Publishing House is the first and, to this day, the only information platform in Russia which specializes on delivering the news from the world of sporting achievements.