Partners 2023

General media partner
General Television Partner
General International News Partner
General International News Partner
General Multimedia Partner
General Internet Partners
Media partner and photo host agency
Media partners
International Media Partner
Gazprom-Media Holding
General media partner

Gazprom-Media Holding is the largest media holding in Russia and a leader in the production of original sports and entertainment television content, in the distribution of Russian films, and in radio broadcasting in Moscow.

It manages 9 TV channels (including NTV, TNT, TV-3, Friday!, Match TV, 2x2, and Subbota!), 9 radio stations (including Autoradio, Radio Energy, Yumor FM, Comedy Radio, Like FM, Detskoe Radio, and Radio Zenit), and the NTV-PLUS operator.

Comedy Club Production, Good Story Media, 1-2-3 Production, KIT Film Studio, and YARKO are part of the holding’s content factory.

Central Partnership and White Nights operate in the film distribution market, and the holding operates the PREMIER video service, the RUTUBE video hosting service, the YAPPY short video application, the Vokrug TV online TV guide, and other services in the digital environment.

The portfolio of Gazprom-Media Holding includes the Seven Days and Media Press publishing houses, the Gazprom-Media sales house, which develops the ecosystem of advertising products, and other assets.

Russian information channel “Russia 24”
General Television Partner

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.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.

At the end of 2022 "Russia 24" took the first place in citation rating among Russian TV channels (according to the analytical research "Medialogia")

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.

RT TV news network
General International News Partner

With its first international news channel launched in 2005, RT is now a global TV news network providing news, current affairs and documentaries in seven languages: English, Arabic, Spanish, French, German, Serbian and Russian, and sister multimedia news agency RUPTLY. RUPTLY provides livestreaming, video on demand, archive footage and broadcast services; in 2023 the agency marks its 10-year anniversary. RT covers stories overlooked by the mainstream media, provides alternative perspectives on current affairs, and acquaints international audiences with a Russian viewpoint on news 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 ahead of Al Jazeera, DW, France 24 and Euronews, among others, which makes it the top non-Anglo-Saxon TV news network in terms of traffic, according to SimilarWeb. RT is also the winner of the Monte Carlo TV Festival Award for best 24-hour newscast and an eleven-time Emmy finalist.

General International News Partner

RBC is a leading business media, that has been helping to find important information for the last 25 years.

Established in 1993, it began with the distribution of printouts of stock quotes and exchange rates. In 1995, the website was created, in 2003 the first business TV channel in Russian was launched, in 2006 the RBC Daily newspaper and RBC Magazine appeared, in the same year RBC began to hold business events. In 2010, thematic projects appeared - Autonews, Real Estate, Style and RBC Market Research (marketplace research and research agency). In 2014, all platforms were united under a single RBC brand: digital, TV channel, press. In 2019, new projects were launched - RBC Pro (professional information for business) and RBC Trends.

Our audience is professionals, business owners and government officials. These are economically active people who value their time, so we distribute content wherever it is convenient to consume it: on the website, in mobile, on social networks, TV channel, daily newspaper and magazine.

RBC's ecosystem is now digital (website: mobile applications, social networks), video (TV channel, YouTube, alternative distribution in business centers, hotels and restaurants), press (subscription and alternative distribution, including Aeroflot and S7) and business - conferences.

The total audience coverage of RBC on its own platforms, according to MediaScope, is 24 million people (8,6 million people on the Internet, 2,1 million in the press, 16,6 million on the TV channel). We are also developing our YouTube channel which contains already 9,8K videos and 930K subscribers.

General Multimedia Partner

MIC Izvestia is the first multimedia information center in Russia. MIC Izvestia includes Internet news portal, 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 60 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 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.

General Internet Partner

Gazeta.Ru is the socio-political online media, one of the top 3 most cited Internet resources in Russia (according to Medialogy, 2023). The media which around the clock covers the common Russian and world agenda and also shapes it with its exclusive materials. Gazeta.Ru is a part of the media holding Rambler&Co.
General Internet Partner is the largest federal online media in Russia, included in the top 5 most cited Internet resources in Russia (according to Medialogy, 2023), and is also one of the most viral media on the Russian-language Internet (Brand Analytics, 2023). is a multiple winner of the Runet Prize, the finalist of TEFI-Multimedia and of a number of other industry awards and competitions. is a part of the media holding Rambler&Co.

The Firm's Secret
General Internet Partner

The Firm's Secret is a media about entrepreneurship, economics and business lifestyle. Every month, millions of readers visit the website of the online magazine in search of news and information about business development in Russia and around the world. The Firm's Secret is a part of the media holding Rambler&Co.

RIA Novosti
Media partner and photo host agency

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.

Media partner

TASS is Russia’s state information agency, founded in 1904.

TASS publishes about 2,000 news items and about 600-800 photographs and videos from correspondents in Russia and across the world daily, forming a complete and objective picture of events. TASS subscribers, including Russian and foreign media, as well as federal and regional government bodies, have access to a wide range of 70 news feeds and topic-oriented services both in Russian, English and Spanish.

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.

Business FM - Russia’s first business radio station.
Media partner

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.

“RG Media”
Media partner

“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.

Media partner

«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 daily news paper, the company also publishes the company also publishes a weekly magazine «Kommersant WEEKEND», monthly automobile magazine «Kommersant AUTOPILOT», supplement «Kommersant DENGI», 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.

NTV TV Channel
Media partner

NTV is an international commercial television channel in Russia that broadcasts federally. The channel is consistently among the top three leaders of the national TV market, annually reducing the gap to the second place.

The NTV channel is a pioneer in the development of new television genres and formats. The basis of the broadcast is a wide range of content comprising of news, social and political talk shows, films, series, entertainment shows, educational programs, documentaries and social projects. The channel's library exceeds 52,000 hours of the original content, 18,000 of which are films and series. The TV channel is also actively creating socially significant and charity projects.

NTV sets trends in the news broadcasting – the channel was the first in the history of the Russian television to introduce a dual newscasting model. The Information Department of NTV operates as a round-the-clock news channel. It produces 37 newscast spots daily and the maximum daily duration of live broadcasting is 10 hours and 26 minutes. Among the hallmarks of NTV are such news programs as “Today”, “Emergency State”, “Weekly Overview with Irada Zeynalova”, “The Central Television with Vadim Takmenev”, “Meeting Point”, “Own Truth” and others.

According to the results of 2022, NTV is in the second place among the channels of the “big three”. In the audience category of 18+ the share is 10.1% and among viewers over four years old – 9.6%. Thanks to the balance between the news programs, series and prime shows, NTV was able not only to retain a loyal viewer but also to attract young people, demonstrating growth in all audience categories important for the advertisers.

The NTV channel became one of the leaders to be quoted in the mass media, taking the second position among the Russian television channels, based on the results of the coverage of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (according to Medialogy, the time period from June 15 to June 20, 2022).

Media partner

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; 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, which proves the high standards of business reporting.

Apart from the newspaper and the web-page (, Vedomosti includes a wide range of standalone projects and supplements.

Shkulev Media Holding
Media partner

Shkulev Media Holding is one of the largest media companies in Russia. It includes 58 brands among which are lifestyle web-sites, for example,,,,,,,,,,,; the largest network of web-sites in 46 Russian cities: in Saint-Petersburg, in Ekaterinburg, in Novosibirsk, in Chelyabinsk, in Moscow, etc.; as well as magazines Marie Claire, Psychologies, Vokrug Sveta and the nationwide TV-guide "Antenna-Telesem". The audience of the web-sited covers 123 million unique visitors per month, 15 million subscribers in social networks. Holding is represented in 49 regions of Russia.

Interfax Group
Media partner

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.

Interfax's clients include leading Russian and foreign media, government agencies, major corporations, banks, companies and funds in Russia and globally.

Holding 1MI
Media partner

Holding 1MI – multidisciplinary communicational holding, founded in 2016. Today it has one of the biggest local chains of socio-political regional media and a number of open communities on social networks. Its assets are in Nizhny Novgorod, Stavropol, Ufa, Izhevsk, Kazan, Petrozavodsk, Vladivostok, Rostov-on-Don, Omsk, Tumen, Volgograd, Orenburg, Belgorod, Nizhny Tagil, Chelyabinsk, Khanty-Mansiysk, Khabarovsk, Abakan, Novosibirsk, Krashoyarsk, Perm. During the 2022 1MI schedule to increase the number of regions of its operation up to 30 and become the regional reach leader in Russia.

The regional internet-media monthly audience is more than 14 million unique users (almost 60 million views) and it’s growing – 2.7 times increase since January, 2016. The main audience of 1MI’s internet-resources – middle-aged and older people. The great amount of 1MI’s assets take place in TOP-5 publications in its regions of operation, all media take place in TOP-10 according to Medialogia.

1MI has its own chain of open communities on various social networks (VK, Instagram, Odnoklassniki, Facebook, Telegram channels), the regional ecosystem’s overall coverage is more than 62 million users.

General Director 1MI (“PremierMediaInvest” OOO (limited liability company)) – Fedor Nikolaevich Shcherbakov.

Publishing house «Argumenty i Fakty»
Media partner

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 30 million people.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Publishing house «Argumenty i fakty» Ruslan Novikov

Editor in chief of the newspaper «Argumenty i Fakty» Michael Chkanikov

Media partner

«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.

"Moskovsky Komsomolets" MK - in Petersburg
Media partner

"MK in St. Petersburg" - the most important news of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region.

We build an information agenda based on current news in politics, economics, society, culture, science and sports.

TV Channel 360°
Media partner

TV Channel 360° is federal multi-platform media. In addition to traditional TV broadcasting, 360° has been represented on large online streaming platforms (Yandex.Ether, and others), as well. There are more than 40 regional media outlets in the 360° partnership network.

The brand has been successfully developing digitally. We have extensive experience in content adaptation to the specific requirements of each platform where we distribute our content. Our correspondents quickly adapted to the latest content production specifics and can create a full-length reportage with only an iPhone.

The 360° website is one of the biggest Moscow region news sites by daily visits. For several years now, we have been among the top 5 most cited online media outlets according to Medialogia (local media monitoring company).

The average monthly video coverage on the Zen platform is more than 30 million views.

We successfully work with VKontakte having more than 380K subscribers there, and monthly coverage exceeds the figure of 3 million views.

Odnoklassniki is also a popular platform for our audience: we have more than 460K subscribers, and our page collects more than 10 million coverage per month.

More than 110 thousand people have subscribed to our channel in Rutube. We are in the top 3 of the fastest growing media on this site.

The @tv360 Telegram channel is the main source of information for those who follow the news. The number of subscribers has reached 180K.

The Introduction to China Media Group
International Media Partner

China Media Group (CMG), established in 2018, is one of the largest media conglomerates in the world.

CMG operates a vast broadcasting network. It has 51 television channels including nine international ones, 22 radio frequencies targeting domestic audiences, and programming in 68 languages targeting global audiences. Its online presence includes three major news websites. Also, CMG's rapidly growing digital presence comprises - the national-level 5G digital platform, CCTVNews App, Ethereal Sound App, and other multilingual mobile platforms, with continuously growing subscriptions and influence. CMG's highly effective global news gathering and production network is supported by bureaus in 66 countries and regions. When it comes to being the first to report breaking news, CMG ranks among the forefront of the world's mainstream media organizations. Its international news agency CCTV+ provides video news services to more than 4,400 media organizations – radio, television, mobile device and internet – in 147 countries and regions worldwide.

CMG has established a comprehensive audio-video archive containing some three million hours of material. Each day it produces around 1,105 hours of TV programs and 3,700 hours of radio and online audio content. Xinwen Lianbo, the national prime-time evening news broadcast, attracts an average daily audience of 109 million. Among CMG’s special productions is the annual Spring Festival Gala, a visual spectacular that has generated over 19.7 billion view counts through all media platforms in 2023. More than 1,000 media organizations in 173 countries and regions carried a live broadcast or reported on the event.

As its strategic "5G+4K/8K+AI" plan advances, CMG has been actively carrying out the establishment of its 8K UHD communication system and the application of the key technologies of 8K UHD production and broadcasting. Its UHD technological innovation projects, such as the 4K/8K UHD TV production and presentation system and its industrial application, are on an advanced world level.

CMG is a major member of the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, European Broadcasting Union, Arab States Broadcasting Union, and many other international media organizations. CMG has also established various wide-ranging partnerships in news content sharing, program co-production, and exchanges of personnel and broadcasting technology with a multitude of international mainstream media organizations.