RIA Novosti is an international multimedia news agency. Its goal is to provide balanced and objective coverage of world events and to offer the Russian perspective on world news to international audiences.
RIA Novosti operates more than 17 newswires in Russian, English, Spanish, and Arabic which can be accessed via a web-based information terminal. It offers subscription terms for its thematic newswires to sociopolitical journals; entertainment and glossy magazines; and business, sports, and information outlets.
RIA Novosti’s correspondent network includes more than 80 correspondents from around the world in more than 50 countries and 22 bureaus in Russia. It has a team which includes media professionals with extensive experience in the international media market.
Founded in 1941, RIA Novosti is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.