RIA Novosti offers the latest coverage of major events in Russia and abroad that audiences can count on. We see our mission as providing an accurate picture of the day as it unfolds.
RIA.RU is among the leading news websites in the Russian segment of the internet and the most cited source in Russian social media*.
We provide only reliable information from verified sources and the agency’s own correspondents in Russia and abroad.
RIA.RU reaches over 95 million unique visitors per month*
RIA Novosti’s continuously updated newswires carry the latest reporting from correspondents in 125 cities around the world. We also produce dozens of dedicated newswires on various topics and industries.
Each day RIA Novosti newswires deliver over 2,500 updates that can be accessed via an online terminal, by email, or via an FTP server or a mobile app.
Interviews and expert commentary, detailed game stats and rankings, live match tickers and more. RIA Novosti Sport covers the most important sporting events in the world of football, hockey, figure skating, biathlon, tennis and other sports.
Russian sports news agency
The agency is the general information partner of the Russian Olympic Committee, partner of the Russian Figure Skating Federation and the Russian Rhythmic Gymnastics Federation. RIA Novosti Sport acted as the official media partner of the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship, the host agency of the 27th World Summer Universiade in Kazan, the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi, the World Aquatics Championship in Kazan, and the World Boxing Championship.
RIA Novosti Realty brings you news on market events, commentary, expert columns and interviews. It isan important source of business information for professional participants in the real estate market and publishes announcements of the most important industry events, price reviews and analytics.
RIA Novosti Realty users have access to legal advice, visualization of new architecture projects, infographics and special projects dedicated to current trends in the real estate sector.
More than 1.4 million unique visitors per month*
1.6 million unique visitors per month*
The journalists of the RIA Novosti Crimea website produce original reporting, news, interviews, photowires, online streams, and short videos. None other than Mostik the Cat writes for the website.
Sputnik in Crimea is an FM and online radio station providing news and analysis around the clock. A leader among Crimean talk radio stations, its guests include key figures in Crimea and Sevastopol.
The RIA Rating agency, established by RIA Novosti in 2011, conducts comprehensive economic research in the financial, corporate and public segments. Its rankings are widely cited by federal and regional media and are recognized at the state level as well as among the expert community. They are widely used as a tool for drafting regional economic policies, helping federal executive and legislative authorities assess the current socioeconomic situation, and guiding managerial decision-making.
RIA Rating publishes analytical bulletins by industry and region – regular publications that analyze the situation in the oil and gas, chemical, power generation, metals and engineering industries, as well as in Russia’s regions. RIA Rating analytical bulletins are used by government agencies, research institutes, and major corporations.
The digitized Visualrian photo bank contains over 2.8 million images, with the latest photos from Russia and around the world added daily. Users also have access to archival photographs – a unique digitized collection dating back to the mid-19th century – as well as many thematic collections.
Rossiya Segodnya press photographers have won numerous prestigious international and Russian awards, including World Press Photo, Best of Photojournalism (BOP), Professional Photographer of the Year, Hamdan International Photography Award (HIPA), China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP), Picture of the Year International (POYi) and others.
More than 2.8 million photos
Photo archive dating back to the mid-19th century
RIA Novosti was the first media outlet in Russia to routinely work in immersive formats. Today we release up to 10 projects per year using virtual and augmented reality technologies.
Using AR and VR encourages the audience to actively engage with content, gives users information as part of an interactive experience, and creates an emotional connection, immersing them in the story. Starting from 2021, some of our projects have become available in the big VR format on Steam.
RIA Novosti media projects in augmented and virtual reality have won Russian and international awards, including the Russian Culture Online Prize, Digital Communication Awards, Eventiada IPRA GoldenWorld Awards and others.