RIA Novosti is Russia's leading news agency and news website. It is part of the Rossiya Segodnya media group. Correspondent network of RIA Novosti covers more than 100 cities around the world. The agency is the most quoted media outlet in social networks. The RIA.ru website has an audience of more than 6 million users daily. The total audience of RIA Novosti in Facebook, Twitter, Vkontakte, Odnoklassniki, Instagram and Youtube exceeds 9.5 million subscribers.
TAR-TASS News Agency
TASS is Russia's state information agency, founded in 1904.
TASS subscribers, including Russian and foreign media, federal and regional government bodies, have access to a wide range of 60 news feeds and topic-oriented services both in Russian and English.
TASS publishes about 1,500 news items and more than 500 photographs and videos from correspondents in Russia and across the world daily, forming a complete and objective picture of events. Sixty-three offices in 60 countries, regional centers and correspondent offices in Russia ensure the agency's operation, enabling TASS to quickly receive information from any corner of the globe.
TASS Photo Bank has the largest collection of news snapshots among CIS news services, containing more than 28 million images, works by TASS correspondents, partners and the agency's archive materials since the beginning of the 20th century.
TASS archives contain more than 10 million documents.
TASS Now and TASS Calendar apps are available for smartphone users.
TASS special projects have received numerous awards at Russian and international professional contests.
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 both in Russia and abroad in various formats. TASS maintains partnerships with more than 60 news agencies around the world. The news service is a member of global and regional media organizations.
Almost 2,000 employees worldwide ensure the agency's operation in real time.