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General Media Partners

Media Partners

  • Russian Information Agency "TASS"

    TASS, founded in 1904, is Russia’s state information agency and one of the world’s largest media outlets.

    TASS daily publishes about 3,000 news items and 600-800 mass media materials.

    The TASS correspondent network, 59 foreign offices in 56 countries, and 58 regional centers and bureaus in Russia, makes it possible to quickly recieve information worldwide.

    TASS subscribers have access to over 70 news feeds and services in Russian, English, Spanish, Chinese and French.

    TASS Photo Bank has the largest collection of news photos in CIS countries. It contains more than 28 mln images, works by TASS correspondents, partners and the agency’s archive materials since the beginning of the 20th century.

    TASS special projects have received numerous awards at Russian and international professional competitions.

    The agency has press centers in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Novosibirsk. TASS annually organizes more than a thousand press conferences, and educational and business events.

    TASS maintains partnerships with 370 international news agencies from 134 countries. The news service is a member of the largest global and regional media organizations.
  • Russian information channel “Russia 24”

    Russian information channel “Russia 24” is the undisputed leader of fieldwork with the most important events – maximum live broadcasts, crews in the very action, access to true-to-fact information.

    Three quarters of Russians note that “Russia 24” is the main source of information for them and more than half of the respondents states that they watch the TV channel regularly.

    According to the information and analytics system Medialogiya, “Russia 24” holds the highest citation index among Russian TV channels in 2021.

    TV channel “Russia 24” has created a single information space in the country, providing one-time access to the news to everyone from Kamchatka to Kaliningrad.



    Evgeny Bekasov — Russia 24 Senior Editor
  • RT TV news network

    With its first international news channel launched in 2005, RT is now a global TV news network providing news, current affairs and documentaries in six languages: English, Arabic, Spanish, French, German and Russian, and sister multimedia news agency RUPTLY that provides livestreaming, video on demand, archive footage and broadcast services. RT covers stories overlooked by the mainstream media, provides alternative perspectives on current affairs, and acquaints international audiences with a Russian viewpoint on relevant events. In 2020, RT became the first TV news network in the world to hit 10 billion views across its channels on YouTube. Online, RT is the top non-Anglo-Saxon TV news network in terms of traffic: as of March 2022, RT websites, collectively, had more than 200 million monthly visits (SimilarWeb). RT is also the winner of the Monte Carlo TV Festival Award for best 24-hour newscast and an eleven-time Emmy finalist.



    Margarita Simonyan — Editor-in-Chief RT and Rossiya Segodnya
  • RBC

    RBC is a major media holding in Russia. It started its operations in 1993 by distributing printouts of stock market and forex data. Nowadays it is a group of companies that includes digital media (the website, mobile apps, and social media), video production (the TV channel, YouTube, RuTube, alternative distribution in
    business centers, hotels etc.), print products (the newspaper and magazine), events, as well as thematic projects such as Autonews, RBC Realty, RBC Sport, Style, and others. In 2019, RBC Pro and RBC Trends projects were launched. Our average monthly number of unique visitors amounts to 55.4 mln people. The website ranks
    first in terms of citation of internet resources (according to Medialogia 2021), and the newspaper continues to be a leader in the business press segment (Mediascope 2021). Today, RBC is a media tech company that offers its audience an opportunity
    to choose how best to engage with content. To this end, we work with analytics, improve our apps, subscription services, infoglut filtering algorithms, distribute content on various platforms of our own ecosystem, and provide personalized content to each user.



    Nikolay Molibog — CEO of RBC Holding
  • MIC Izvestia

    MIC Izvestia is the first multimedia information center in Russia. MIC Izvestia includes Internet news portal IZ.ru, 24/7 news channel Izvestia (IZ.RU), Izvestia newspaper, Delovoy Peterburg newspaper, the news services of REN TV channel and Channel Five, and regional TV Channel 78. MIC Izvestia is a multi-purpose platform for generating multi-format information content (TV, print, online). Monthly online audience of MIC Izvestia is about 61 mln people, TV audience – 80 mln people. MIC Izvestia is constantly getting into the top 3 news online sources according to LiveInternet.
    The Center also runs a brand new Internet portal called IZ.ru allowing for both twenty-four-hour news TV broadcasting and socio-political publishing. The editorial team works in an innovative format, and simultaneously broadcasts in several formats, including news, video, photo, and analytics.
    Users can see the hottest news in the crawl line, and enjoy a number of modern visualization tools, such as 3D infographics with location-based maps, photo and video elements. The 360-degree camera provides for the participation effect. The portal has many state-of-the-art interactive features, such as auto-attendant and text-to-speech.
  • RIA Novosti (part of the Russia Today media group)

    RIA Novosti is the flagship website of the Rossiya Segodnya media group. The agency’s correspondent network covers over 120 cities in the world. The agency is the most quoted Russian media outlet, including on social media. RIA.RU gets around 8 million readers daily, which makes it the leading website among all news portals in the Runet. RIA Novosti’s total audience on social media (Twitter, VKontakte, Odnoklassniki, TikTok, Rutube, Yandex Zen) is around 10.5 million subscribers.



    Dmitry Kiselev — Director General of the Rossiya Segodnya International Media Group
  • Gazeta.ru

    Gazeta.Ru is the first socio-political online media in Runet, founded in September 1999. The monthly audience is more than 20 million people (according to Mediascope, March 2022). Gazeta.Ru is one of the three most cited Internet resources in Russia (according to Medialogy, 2021) and holds a leading position among the media in social networks in terms of audience engagement. The online media uses all existing modern information formats - news, articles, interviews, opinion pieces and videos.
  • Lenta.ru

    Lenta.ru is the largest federal online media in Russia, holding a leading position in terms of audience indicators - more than 36 million people per month (according to Mediascope, March 2022). Thе online media is one of the top 5 most cited Internet resources in Russia (according to Medialogy, 2021), and is also the most viral media on the Russian-language Internet (according to Brand Analytics, August 2021). Lenta.ru is a TEFI-Multimedia-2021 finalist, as well as a multiple winner of the Runet Prize and a number of other industry awards.
  • The Secret of the Firm

    The Firm's Secret is a media about entrepreneurship, economics and business lifestyle, founded in 2001. Every month, millions of unique users visit the website of the online magazine in search of news and information about business development in Russia and around the world.
  • Interfax Group

    Interfax is Russia’s biggest independent media group. It has developed data-driven solutions to help businesses with informed decision making and is one of the leading news agencies in Russia itself and one of the most frequently quoted Russian news agencies globally.
    The Group’s best-known IT products are SPARK, SCAN, X-Compliance, Marker and RU Data, which help businesses to successfully manage risk and solve problems in areas like KYC, compliance, competitive intelligence, due diligence and business reputation assessment; to work in the financial and commodity markets, including the public procurement sector; to comply with regulatory requirements; to analyze and monitor the media and social media; and to organize external communications.
    Interfax produces information products for professional use in the media, government agencies, companies and banks.
    Interfax holds the status of an agency accredited by the Bank of Russia to disclose information on the stock market.
  • Business FM

    Business FM - Russia’s first business radio station.

    Broadcasting in Moscow at the frequency 87.5 FM,

    Saint-Petersburg - 107,4 FM,

    Ufa - 107,5 FM,

    Kaliningrad - 101,8 FM,

    Ekaterinburg - 99,4 FM,

    Krasnoyarsk - 104,2 FM,

    Сhelyabinsk - 100,8 FM.

    Nignii Novgorod - 107,8 FM,

    Novosibirsk - 105,7 FM,

    Kazan - 93,5 FM,

    Barnaul - 90,7 FM,

    Krasnodar - 106,8 FM,

    Samara - 91,5 FM.

    Business FM provides an exclusive product for a small segment of the general public, but the most active and influential one, which in minutes must have the full spectrum of information about money. Business FM is a member company of the RUMEDIA group of companies.
  • FSВI «Editorial «Rossiyskaya gazeta»

    “RG Media” is a media holding with a 30—year history that provides timely and reliable information about the most significant events of federal, regional and international scale 24/7. It explores news, reports, exclusive interviews, and comments from statesmen and influential representatives of business, political and cultural life of the country in all digital formats and print.

    The media holding includes:

    “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”, a daily print publication that is the leader in terms of the volume of the federal audience among daily socio-political newspapers.

    “Rossiyskaya Gazeta – Nedelya”, a weekly issue for family reading, offering its audience not only key topics analytics for the week, but also explaining federal initiatives and significant events in the country in an accessible way.

    “Rodina”, a monthly historical magazine with a 140–year history.

    RG.RU, an information portal that occupies a leading position in terms of the site's audience among the media.
  • The publishing house “Komsomolskaya Pravda”

    Komsomolskaya Pravda Media Group is the largest Russian multimedia holding. It comprises the Komsomolskaya Pravda daily and weekly newspapers, the online portals KP.RU, radiokp.ru and teleprogramma.pro, the Komsomolskaya Pravda federal radio station and the Teleprogramma magazine.

    The Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper is available in over 450 cities across 85 Russian regions. Komsomolskaya Pravda digests are published in 45 countries worldwide.

    The KP.RU news portal is one of the Top 3 Russian businesses by audience reach in the Media and News category. KP.RU gets over 4.5 million unique visitors daily. It is a 3-time Runet Prize winner, including the 2020 Runet Prize in the Culture, Media and Mass Communications category.

    The Komsomolskaya Pravda radio station covers over 400 Russian cities. It won the Best News Radio Station Award twice, as well as the Best Business Radio Station Award.
  • «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 «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 Android and iOS platforms.
  • Business publication "VEDOMOSTI"

    The newspaper Vedomosti, published by Business News Media JSC, has for more than 20 years confirmed its indisputable authority on the market of leading economic and business media in Russia.
    Vedomosti is a reliable and up-to-date newspaper that focuses on companies’ news and markets and allows the readers to make their own opinion on all issues of the economy and business processes, macroeconomic development and the influence of political factors on them; it is an objective and relevant analytical information for managers and decision-makers, expert commentary on issues of concern to the business community, interviews with contemporary figures in their fields. Vedomosti’s editorial policy fully meets the demands of its readers for deliberated, analytical, and objective coverage of events in both business and political areas.
    Top managers and business owners constitute the major part of Vedomosti’s audience (49%), which proves the high standards of business reporting.
    Apart from the newspaper and the web-page (www.vedomosti.ru), Vedomosti includes a wide range of standalone projects and supplements.
  • Sputnik (Rossiya Segodnya International Media Group)

    Sputnik is one of the largest international media companies offering country-specific and regional multimedia websites in dozens of languages, analog and digital radio broadcasting. Sputnik newsfeeds deliver 24/7 content to leading international media around the world in English, Arabic, Spanish, Chinese and Farsi. Sputnik websites get more than 21 million visitors. Sputnik is a part of the Rossiya Segodnya media group with its headquarters in Moscow.



    Margarita Simonyan — Editor-in-Chief of the Rossiya Segodnya media group
  • 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.
  • «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 thousands 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.