Interfax Information Services Group
Interfax is the leading information group in the CIS and the recognized leader in the B2B segment of Russia’s information market. Interfax was founded in 1989, when a group of journalists formed an information agency that became the first nongovernmental outlet for the political and economic news about the Soviet Union. Interfax is the most frequently cited source for information on Russia and the CIS in the world media and the most popular newswire service on the Russian financial market.
Interfax develops professional information solutions that help companies operate in the financial and commodity markets, enabling them to make investment decisions, manage risk, organize external communications and fulfill regulatory requirements.
Interfax's best-known services include SPARK (counterparty risk management), EFiR (market data and analytics), SPARK-Marketing (analysis of commodity markets), E-DISCLOSURE.RU (regulatory news disclosure center), SCAN (media analysis and monitoring), ASTRA (analytical solution for compliance with Russian law on transfer pricing), X-Compliance (Know Your Customer solution to comply with anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing legislation).
Under the Interfax Global Energy brand the Interfax group provides English language information services on the global natural gas market.
Working with Sberbank of Russia and Experian, Interfax created the United Credit Bureau, Russia’s market leader for consumer credit information. Interfax's joint venture with Dun & Bradstreet, another international information market leader, provides business information.
Russia’s main news channel
For the past 10 years, news channel Russia 24 has been leading Russia’s television news broadcast.
75% of Russians regard the channel as their main news source, while more than half of the interviewed state that they watch Russia 24 on a regular basis.
Our channel’s audience has been constantly growing throughout its history: since the first broadcast year, when it reached 0.3%, the share has now increased to 2.4%. The most loyal segment of the audience is comprised of men from 25 to 39 years old.
News channel Russia 24 has created a unified and united information space, giving simultaneous news access to the entire Russian population: from Kamchatka to Kaliningrad.
According to the data of the Analytical Information System "Medialogia", "Russia 24" is a leader in quoting among the Russian TV channels.
«Rossiyskaya Gazeta» is a modern multimedia group that provides readers daily with up-
to-date, reliable and relevant information about Russian regional and federal affairs and
Media holding of «Rossiyskaya gazeta» include:
«Rossiyskaya gazeta» - daily social and political newspaper
«Rossiyskaya gazeta - Nedelya» - weekly issue
«Rodina» - monthly historical magazine
RG.RU - web portal
«Rossiyskaya gazeta» supplements - special thematic supplements
Gazeta.RU is the first socio-political online newspaper was launched in September 1999. It’s one of the 5 biggest Russian on-line newspapers according to the LiveInternet.RU audience rating and one of the 3 leading Russian on-line newspaper according to the mlg.ru citation rating. Gazeta.RU daily publishes news, exclusive materials and interviews of leading public and political figures, as well as picture stories and events online broadcasting. In addition, it provides special projects, video galleries, video programs and mobile applications.
Gazprom is a global energy company focused on geological exploration, production, transportation, storage, processing and sales of gas, gas condensate and oil, sales of gas as a vehicle fuel, as well as generation and marketing of heat and electric power.
Gazprom views its mission as ensuring a reliable, efficient and balanced supply of natural gas, other energy resources and their derivatives to consumers.
Gazprom’s strategic goal is to establish itself as a leader among global energy companies by diversifying sales markets, ensuring reliable supplies, improving operating efficiency and fulfilling its scientific and technical potential.
Gazprom holds the world’s largest natural gas reserves. The Company’s share in the global and Russian gas reserves amounts to 17 and 72 per cent respectively. Gazprom accounts for 11 and 66 per cent of the global and national gas output correspondingly. At present, the Company is actively implementing large-scale gas development projects in the Yamal Peninsula, the Arctic shelf, Eastern Siberia and the Russian Far East, as well as a number of hydrocarbon exploration and production projects abroad.
Gazprom is a reliable supplier of gas to Russian and foreign consumers. The Company owns the world’s largest gas transmission system with a total length of 171.2 thousand kilometers. Gazprom sells more than half of its gas to Russian consumers and exports gas to more than 30 countries within and beyond the former Soviet Union.
Gazprom is the only producer and exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Russia. The Company is successfully expanding its LNG sales within the existing Sakhalin II project and implementing new initiatives in order to substantially strengthen its position in the fast-growing global LNG market.
Gazprom is among Russia’s top four oil producers. The Company also owns major power-generating assets accounting for some 17 per cent of the total installed capacity of the national energy system. In addition, Gazprom ranks number one in the world in terms of thermal energy generation.
Gazprombank (Joint-Stock Company) is one of the major Russian universal financial institutions providing a wide range of banking, financial and investment products and services for corporate and private clients, financial institutions and institutional and private investors.
The bank is one of the three leading Russian banks in terms of all key indicators and ranks third on the list of the Central and Eastern European banks in terms of owned capital.
The bank provides services for the key sectors of the Russian economy: gas, oil, atomic, chemical and petrochemical, steel industry and non-ferrous metallurgy, electric power industry, machine building and metal working, transport, construction, communication, agriculture, commerce and other industries.
In 2017, Unilever, one of the world’s leading producers of fast moving consumer goods, celebrates its 25th anniversary in Russia.
Every year, consumers buy 170 bln items of Unilever products. Unilever employs over 169,000 people around the world and in 2015 generated sales of over €53.3 bln. The company’s portfolio (i.e. foods, refreshment, tea and ice cream, personal and home care products) includes some of the world’s best-known brands, 13 of which now generate a turnover of €1bln or more.
Unilever in Russia manufactures its products in 4 major industrial clusters: food and ice cream clusters in the Tula region; tea, personal care & household care clusters in St. Petersburg; personal care cluster in Yekaterinburg; and another ice cream cluster in Omsk.
ACIGGroup of Companies
ACIGGroup of Companies aims at promoting the sustainable development of organizations, territories and society.
For the last 15 years we have been improving, acquiring new competencies and activity areas, finding new partners.
ACIG today is an organized network of companies and subdivisions working in the following business areas:
However, financial success and business growth are not the only priorities that we have. ACIG is committed to the principle of social responsibility and deploys significant resources for the development and implementation of projects and initiatives of great social importance such as the “Sustainable Future of Russia” Youth Talent Development Platform and the “Viable Healthcare” platform in a strategic partnership with the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.
ACIG strategic priorities include professionalism and experience of its management team. All employees at all hierarchical levels enjoy high business reputation in their respective professional field. Our business is based on trust, responsibility and individual approach to the needs of our clients, while a vast variety of competencies allows us to perform difficult and complex tasks using the internal resources of the Group of Companies.
Izvestia witnessed and participated in the revolutionary events in the first quarter of the 20th century. The only national newspaper in the 300 year history of publishing, keeping true to its unique identity during the whole century.
For 130 years, the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies has been committed to caring for people around the world. Today the Company has 265 operating companies in more than 60 countries being the most comprehensive manufacturer of health care products in the world. At Johnson & Johnson, everything begins with innovation: out of more than 70 billion USD in total sales in 2015, 9 billion were invested to support R&D. Johnson & Johnson employs approximately 127,100 people working in three company segments: Consumer Goods, Medical Devices, and Pharmaceuticals.
The Consumer segment includes a broad range of consumer health and personal care products in beauty, baby, oral care and women's health categories, as well as nutritional products and over-the-counter medicines and wellness and prevention platforms. The Medical Devices & Diagnostics segment focuses on technologies, solutions and services in cardiovascular disease, diabetes care, orthopedics, vision care, wound care, aesthetics, sports medicine, infection prevention, minimally invasive surgery, and diagnostics. The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson are dedicated to addressing and solving important unmet medical needs, including oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious disease, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.
Johnson & Johnson opened its office in Russia in 1991, and now is one of the leaders in the healthcare system. Company partners with the Russian government, supporting innovative economic development and implementation of state programs Health2020 and Pharma/MedTech2020, improving the quality of life of millions of Russians.
Rambler News Service
Rambler News Service (RNS) is a rapidly growing agency, specializing in providing in-depth and engaging analysis of current affairs in Russia and beyond, exclusive economic news and related multimedia content.
By focusing on the major events, decisions, appointments and resignations within the intricate framework of big corporations, we are able to bring you video content featuring topical commentary from leading business, economic and political experts.
Forming part of the Rambler&Co digital group, our team of over 50 seasoned specialists report in real time and around the clock on the economy, policies and everything in between, delivering content for thirteen different topic-specific news feeds: Economy, Finances, Energy sector, Internet, Industry, Consumer markets, IT and Media, Transport, Military-Industrial complex, Sports economics, Regional economics.
Novartis Group in Russia
Novartis is a transnational corporation, specialized in development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical and other medical products. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis operates in the majority of the countries. Established in over than 140 countries Novartis employs around 119 000 associates worldwide. All Company's business units and production facility are currently presented in Russia, more than 2,000 Novartis employees are working for the benefit of patients in the majority of the Russian regions.
Company has more than 120 years of history in Russia. From the opening of the first pharmaceutical factory in the late 19th century up to the present day Novartis Group has always been a reliable partner for Russia in the development of health care and improvement of the patient access to quality health care services. December 2010, Novartis Group announced a strategic investment program in Russia. The program includes full cooperation aimed to accomplish three objectives: establishing of local production, cooperation in the field of research and development of the Russian health care system.
The «Snob» project is a unique discussion, informational and social platform. Today The Snob is the magazine, site and the community of people, united by common interests.
The materials about important events, people and phenomenas, the reports and announcements on project's own events, and the newest text of famous modern authors are published on the pages of the «SNOB» magazine.
www.snob.ru site is not just an electronic media, but to a greater extent is a discussion platform of the community, that allows its members to publish their own text parallel with the editorial ones and to discuss these with other readers.
Another component- constantly renewed events program, which includes special film previews, excursions, tasting, lectionaries etc. - makes the project members' communication even more varied and exciting.
Masterсard (NYSE: MA), www.mastercard.com,is a technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. Masterсard’s products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone. Follow us on Twitter @MasterсardNews, join the discussion on the Cashless Conversations Blog and subscribe for the latest news.
Radio "Echo of Moscow"
Radio "Echo of Moscow" first aired in 1990, August 22nd. It is the first independent radio station which has obtained the licence in Moscow after adoption the new soviet law, which allowed private broadcasting. Now radio station works twenty four hours a day on FM - 91.2 MHz(Moscow).
The radio station broadcasts more than in 40 cities of Russia, including St.-Petersburg, Rostov-on-Don, Saratov, Yekaterinburg, Samara, Irkutsk, Chelyabinsk, Tyumen, Tomsk. According to TNS Global (Russia) (October-December, 2015), weekly audience of radio station is about 5 million 374 thousand persons.
"Echo of Moscow" – is an information radio. It is possible to hear voices of visible Russian and foreign politicians, businessmen, economists, public figures, writers, actors, sportsmen on radio "Echo of Moscow" air.
INTERNET and Satellites
You can listen "Echo of Moscow" all over the world - our Internet address is www.echo.msk.ru. Also we have mobile version for pocket PC’s and smart phones. Fresh news from "Echo of Moscow" are available by phone: +7-495-695-92-29, all around the world.
Yegor Gaidar Foundation
Yegor Gaidar Foundation was established in May 2010. Its mission is development and dissemination of culture, thinking and vision associated with Yegor Gaidar in Russia. The Foundation is committed to the principles of free academic discussion, rational perception of history and economy and openness to fair critics and cooperation.
The Foundation’s priorities are:
- supporting private and public initiatives contributing to the establishment of civil society in Russia;
- facilitating elaboration of the country’s development strategy;
- supporting free thinking in the economy, history and other social and humanitarian sciences;
- shaping and disseminating adequate image of the Russian history;
- raising awareness and providing training;
- popularizing and interpreting Yegor Gaidar’s intellectual heritage;
- perpetuating the memory of Yegor Gaidar.
The Foundation is engaged in numerous joint and in-house projects. The most important of them are: the Yegor Gaidar Award to best historians, economists and those people who have contributed significantly to the establishment of civil society in Russia; the Yegor Gaidar Scholarship awarded annually to economic students; the Grant Competition for researchers studying ideological and theoretical heritage of Yegor Gaidar and an open discussion platform – the Gaidar Club.
MSD (Merck Sharp & Dohme) has been a global healthcare leader for 125 years. MSD is the brand of Merck & Co., Inc. with headquarters in Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA.
We discover, develop, manufacture and deliver innovative prescription medicines including biologic therapies and vaccines that help save and improve people’s lives. MSD portfolio include medicines for treatment and prevention of cancer, diabetes, Hepatitis C, HIV and other infectious diseases, autoimmune inflammatory diseases, respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, etc.
In addition, we implement and support partnership programs which contribute to improvement of access to healthcare.
MSD has been operating in Russia since 1991 with a focus on providing access to innovative medicines and vaccines, cooperation with local manufacturers and leading medical institutions as well as medical education support. We use our global expertize to contribute to the development of healthcare and pharmaceutical industry in Russia.
Xinhua News Agency
Xinhua News Agency, Xinhua in short, founded on November 7, 1931, is the state news agency of China and world news agency as well.
With its headquarters in Beijing, Xinhua has established 33 branches in China’s provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities, The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and has resident correspondents in Taiwan Province. There are more than 180 overseas bureaus, constituting a worldwide network of news and information gathering and releasing.
Xinhua had a multi-lingual, multi-media, multi-channel, multi-level, multi-function news release system, offering its broad clients news and financial information products in the form of text, photo, graphic, audio, video and mobile phone message 24 hours a day in eight languages of Chinese, English, Russian, French, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese and Japanese.
Within the print media sector Xinhua News Agency has a portfolio of more than 20 newspapers and magazines, with combined single-issue circulation topping 10 million. Its highly respected newspapers, such as “The Xinhua Daily Telegraph”, and news magazines, such as the popular “Outlook”, are among the most authoritative and influential publications in the country.
Xinhua also has the largest multilingual databank in China’s media industry. By the end of 2013 it had stored 120 million text messages, more than 19 million photo and graphic products, 650 000 hours of audio and video news broadcasts. This constantly upgraded and daily-growing databank provides modern, fast, commercial intelligence that displays Xinhua’s news and information products in many languages and multimedia formats, directly serving its end users of China and abroad.
Efe is the leading Spanish language news agency and the fourth largest news agency in the world, with more than seventy years of experience.
A multimedia news company with a network of journalists worldwide, more than 3,000 professionals of 60 nationalities working 24 hours a day in over 120 countries, and four publishing houses in Madrid, Miami, El Cairo and Rio de Janeiro.
EFE distributes almost 3 million pieces of news every year in various news formats: text, photographs, audio, video and multimedia, reaching more than 2,000 news media in the world every day.
EFE instantaneously offers the Spanish and Latin American view of the world in Spanish, Portuguese, English, Arabic, Catalan and Galician.
EFE is responsible for more than forty percent of international news published in Latin America.
EFE’s news archive (Efedata) is the largest database of news articles, biographies and documents in Spanish, and also contains articles in Portuguese, Arabic, English and Catalan. An intelligent historical archive with more than 11 million files, soon there will be a version for America and another for Business (Efedata América and Efedata empresas).
EFE’s video library contains 15,000 video tapes that store images and programs dating back to 1989.
The Moscow Times
The Moscow Times is the independent English-language media outlet providing the most important news from Russia and the helpful information about Moscow city life. You can find the weekly newspaper in the best Moscow restaurants and cafes, our latest news and articles are at https://themoscowtimes.com/.
Phoenix Satellite Television
Phoenix Satellite Television is a Hong Kong-based Chinese television broadcaster aiming to promote a free flow of information to the Chinese communities around the world. Since its launch on 31 March 1996, Phoenix Satellite Television has transformed into a transnational multi-media group involving in multi-business fronts, including television, website, magazine, outdoor LED, radio broadcasting and TV dramas.
With six different channels — Phoenix Chinese Channel, Phoenix InfoNews Channel, Phoenix Hong Kong Channel, Phoenix Movies Channel, Phoenix Chinese News and Entertainment Channel in Europe, and Phoenix North America Chinese Channel — Phoenix TV covers more than 150 countries over the world and has 25 work stations around the globe. It was listed in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s Growth Enterprise Market in 2000 and moved to the main board in 2008. In 2011, Phoenix New Media, subsidiary of Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings Ltd., launched its IPO in New York Stock Exchange.
BRICS Business Magazine
BRICS Business Magazine is a bookazine – a book-like magazine – addressed to global investors, business executives, politicians, and experts. A business and humanitarian publication on rapid-growth markets, it is issued four times a year and explains how to understand others. The goal of the project is to organize a direct information exchange between the BRICS countries and other emerging markets, to help bridge communities, guide investors and lead nations. The magazine is published in two language versions – English and Russian.
The Chairman of the Editorial Board is Ruben Vardanyan, entrepreneur and philanthropist, cofounder of the RVVZ Foundation, cofounder of Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, Member of the Boards of KAMAZ, SIBUR Holding, United Grain Company and other corporations.
China Radio International
China Radio International (CRI) was founded on December 3, 1941. CRI aims to introduce China to the rest of the world, introduce the world to China, report global affairs to the world, and promote understanding and friendship between the Chinese and peoples from other countries. CRI is China's only state-level radio and television media organization specializing in international communications.
CRI has undergone a great transformation from a traditional single-platform media organization using shortwave broadcasts to an international multimedia entity that incorporates all mass communication means. At present, CRI uses 61 languages in its overseas reporting work and broadcasts a daily total of 2,700-plus programming hours. CRI has nearly 70 overseas, dedicated affiliate radio stations and 18 global internet radio services, and receives 3 million pieces of audience feedback every year. CRI has six overseas main regional bureaus and 32 overseas correspondent bureaus. It is a communication platform that incorporates the greatest number of communication means in China and includes the greatest number of language services among mainstream global media organizations.
PR Newswire, a Cision company, is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms and distribution that marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers leverage to engage key audiences. Having pioneered the commercial news distribution industry over 60 years ago, PR Newswire today provides end-to-end solutions to produce, optimise and target content and then distribute and measure results. Combining the world's largest multi-channel, multi-cultural content distribution and optimisation network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire powers the stories of organisations around the world. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients from offices in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions.
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today’s communication professionals.
Polit.ru is the oldest Internet media outlet in Russia (founded in 1998), which offers both news and in-depth analysis. It is also a leading on-line forum where independent discussions regarding domestic, foreign and social policies, economics, science, education and culture are held. Polit.ru combines on-line and off-line activities. The latter are represented by organizing public lectures (since 2004), open seminars, round tables, as well as publishing books. Combining last updates with analysis provides a comprehensive picture of most important topics.
«STRANA» is a channel for those who create. 24-hour information channel is included into «Digital Television Russia» VGTRK and «Rostelecom». «STRANA» tells about large businesses, effective startups, about people who have gained success. «STRANA» broadcasts on the largest satellite and copper networks: «Rostelecom», «Tricolor TV», «NTV plus».
125040, Russia, Moscow, 5th street Yamskogo polya, bld 9.
Tel: (495) 280 10 91
RAEX (Expert RA)
RAEX (Expert RA) is the largest rating agency in Russia with a 19-year experience. RAEX (Expert RA) is the leader in rating assignment, as well as research and communication activities.
RAEX (Expert RA) is included in the Bank of Russia’s register of credit rating agencies.
Currently, the agency assigned over 600 individual ratings. The rating agency holds the 1st place after assigning about 42% of the total number of ratings in Russia, as well as the 1st place in the number of ratings, relating to banks, insurance and leasing companies, pension funds, microfinance institutions, guarantee funds and non-financial sector.
RAEX (Expert RA) ratings are listed in requisitions for banks, insurers, pension funds, issuers. The agency ratings are used in tendering processes by the RF Central Bank and Vnesheconombank, Moscow Exchange, Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending, Deposit Insurance Agency, professional associations and self-regulatory organizations (All-Russian Insurance Association, Association “Russia”, Agency for Strategic Initiatives, Russian Association of Motor Insurers, National Association of Pension Funds, National League of Management Companies, National Insurance Group, National Finance Association) and hundreds of other companies and authorities.
The magazine “Region of development”
The magazine “Region of development” is one of the most bright monthly business analytical publications in Russia. The knowledge and experience are made for the interaction with Russian companies to promote their development, improvement and help to be guided with the difficult conditions of modern economy and business. We are directly working with ministries, administrations of regions, heads of Russian and foreign companies. We also help regions to realize different investigations projects by introducing investment programs and technologies. We are a link between the power and business at different levels, giving support to the companies.
FederalPress Russian News & Information Agency is the largest multiregional media that has a 14 years' history worth providing timely information, analytics, and research in politics and economy to the establishment of Russian regions and the official Moscow.
FederalPress is a trademark of Russian regions.
The Finmarket Information Agency
The Finmarket Information Agency was established in 1994 and specializes in providing financial and business information intended for securities market players, including banks, financial, investment, broker and insurance companies, as well as a broad audience of specialists interested in events taking place on Russia’s financial markets. Finmarket provides a full range of original operational information on currency, stock and commodity markets, as well as retail financial services. Finmarket started at about the same time as the Russian financial market appeared and is now considered to be one of the most authoritative sources of financial, economic and business information in Russia. Today, agency offers more than 300 news, analytical comments and forecasts on daily basis and provides digital information about the services in the financial market, coming from hundreds of banks, as well as participants of OTC market and other financial institutions. Since 2007 Finmarket is a part of Interfax Information Services Group.
Ekonomika I Zhizn’
Founded on 6 November 1918, Ekonomika I Zhizn is the oldest high-volume economic weekly in Russia, as well as the most reputable B2B edition. The newspaper is distributed by subscription in all regions of the Russian Federation, its audience of one number — about 296 200 people.
The audience of the newspaper for six months — 1 468 700 people (TNS Russia. According to NRS Russia).
The mission of the newspaper is to support business management and services with the economical and financial expertise.
The weekly advises on corporate governance, business and financial management, as well as taxation, accounting, legislation in different fields of law, legal defence of the business interests in the arbitration court. It analyzes and predicts the economy developments in Russia and globally.
AK&M, one of the leading Russian news and analysis agencies, delivers daily business, finance and corporate news, publishes weekly reviews of the key sectors of economy and the well-known monthly bulletin MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS MARKET. Besides, AK&M hosts the information retrieval and reporting system DataCapital containing information about Russian companies, and provides information disclosure services as the duly authorized by the Bank of Russia.
AK&M аlso arranges country-wide and regional conferences and forums.
The National Banking Journal
The National Banking Journal is the national scale business edition, devoted to the problems of the banking community. It was established by Association of Russian Banks in November, 2003.
The magazine covers a state of the domestic banking market, its part in the development of national economy and society, its place in the world financial system.
Three topical sections “Banks & World”, “Banks & Business”, “Banks & Society” disclose peculiarities of the bank community’s life and its activity in Russia and abroad. Every issue has a key topic, and basic articles refer to it.
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The Strategy Journal is an official business edition of the Gaidar Forum – 2017 "Russia and the World: choice of priorities".
The journal covers the following topics:
- Socio-economic development of Russia in the context of global trends;
- Problems of international, trade and economic relations;
- Innovative solutions aimed at improving the efficiency of government and municipal management;
- Breakthrough business projects and technologies;
- Current trends in the field of education and staff training.
Business Excellence - Magazine for those who build effective business.
It is a practical magazine for company owners, top-managers, business advisers and coaches.
Business Excellence Magazine’s Mission is to support of all kinds of the business enterprises aspiring to perfection through introduction of modern tools of quality management, improving operating systems, minimizing costs and investing in the human capital development. Business Excellence is both a platform for dialogue and a guidebook in the world of business technologies.
RIA Standards & Quality
The company is involved in publishing and distribution of the following magazines: Standards & Quality, Methods of Quality Management, Quality Control, Business Excellence, Measurements World; as well as books and manuals; information products in an electronic format for standardization, metrology, certification, quality management, technical regulations, compliance assessment, benchmarking, and ecology.
The magazine “Moscow – Beijing. Two Countries – One Thing”
The magazine “Moscow – Beijing. Two Countries – One Thing” is a leading federal international business publication, published in Russian and Chinese, which provides readers with up-to-date, interesting and useful information necessary for successful business.
Mission of the magazine:
• To provide readers with information that facilitates the development of business relationships and enables them to make the right business decisions;
• To become the best professional platform for communication and exchange of information among representatives of business circles of the two countries;
• To contribute to the development and strengthening of cooperation among businessmen of Russia and China.
The scientific and political journal Gosudarstvennaya Sluzba (Public Administration) is a periodical duly registered by state which has earned wide acclaim among experts, government representatives, NGOs and business community as a reputable publication striving to present an objective and thorough analysis of the history and current activities of public service and management. The journal also covers current social and political events.
It was designated by the Supreme Certification Commission of the Ministry of Educational and Science of the Russian Federation as a recommended periodical to publish articles submitted by Ph.D. and post-graduate candidates in the following fields: Political Science, Philosophy, Sociology, Cultural Studies, Economics, History, Teaching Methodology, Psychology and Law.
The journal can be found in the Russian National Index of Scientific Reference.
The journal facilitates the exchange and consolidation of expert opinions on the issues of public service and management, accepts for publication only original (never published before) scientific articles dealing with current issues in theory, history and modern evolution of public service and management.
The Banking Review
The Banking Review covers key events in the banking industry, information about intentions and actions by regulating authorities, opinions of professional participants, practices of business processes, industry ratings and researches.
At present, the Banking Review project includes:
1. Monthly magazine The Banking Rewiew (with appendices)
2. The banking site bosfera.ru
3. The Banking Industry and Financial Sector annual awards
4. Industry conferences
Magazine "BANKING" is published since January, 1994. Now is the leading scientifically-applied edition about banking business. The main readers’ audience is the higher and average management of banks, financial groups and the insurance companies, IT corporations, analytical and consulting enterprises, faculties of higher educational institutions, employees of Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation and other public authorities.
Subjects of the magazine:
- monetary and financial policy practice;
- trends and challenges of financial markets;
- burning issues of organization and management of banking legislation;
- review of foreign banking practices;
- analysis and forecast of Russian and international trends in banking business, etc.
In 2016 the magazine “BANKING” turned 22 years old!
The magazine is distributed by subscription. The subscribers are credit organizations, including Bank of Russia, individuals, libraries, higher educational establishments, research institutes, public authorities (Administration of the President of the Russian Federation, Federation Council, State Duma, etc.)
According to the audience, based on results of the survey conducted by Bankir.ru portal, the magazine is specifically interesting and reputable among trade magazines, as it offers more practical and valuable information, and the most interesting.
The magazine "Banking" is represented in the Russian Science Citation Index and in the Science Electronic Library.
Award “BANKING” and Annual Christmas Ball were established by the magazine editorial office.
The magazine is independent of financial-industrial groups and government authorities.
Published by LLC AGENCY INFORMBANK.
Financial One is the only Russian magazine about trading and financial markets. It contains articles about profitable strategies, profiles, interviews, lifestyle, blogs. The target audience of Financial One is the Russian financial community (traders, investment bankers, brokers etc). The magazine is published 4 times per year.
Viable Healthcare is a permanent interactive discussion platform uniting the leading experts of public and private companies, aimed at the search of new solutions and development paths of the health care system, which require comprehensive interdepartmental coordination.
The topics of the events are determined by the assignments of the President of the Russian Federation and strategic objective of the healthcare system development.
The speakers of the platform events are the chief executives of the federal and regional ministries and agencies, the leading Russian and world healthcare experts and business representatives.
The work of the discussion platform Viable Healthcare is of great practical value for the implementation of the decisions made at the conferences. Among the most significant results of its work are establishment of interdepartmental working groups, adoption of state programs and formation of the legislative initiatives to address the most acute problems of the sector.
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.
Samara - 90,6 FM.
Rostov- on Don – 106,6 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. www.businessfm.bfm.ru. Telephone: +7 (495) 660-88-75, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cotton Way is the largest Russian company rendering textile rental services, a market leader and a reliable provider of such services. Cotton Way’s production capacities amount to more than 400 tons daily in 7 industry-scale laundry facilities and 30 service and logistics centers across the country.
The company offices are located in the most of million-plus cities such as Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Nizhniy Novgorod, Novosibirsk, and Omsk.
All company facilities operate state-of-the-art hi-tech energy-efficient equipment, apply the advanced industrial technologies for handling of goods.
Cotton Way works with a wide range of clients in the public and private sector. Long-term professional textile handling background of the company guarantees the unsurpassed quality of the provided services.
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
EY works together with companies across the CIS and assists them in realizing their business goals. 4,800 professionals work at 20 CIS offices (in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Krasnodar, Togliatti, Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Rostov-on-Don, Almaty, Astana, Atyrau, Bishkek, Baku, Kyiv, Tashkent, Tbilisi, Yerevan, and Minsk).
EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients.
Italian Radio television
RAI - Italian Radio television – Italian State Radio & Television.
Founded by the Italian Government in 1954. It is the main Italian broadcasting organization of Italy.
RAI TV and radio channels are broadcasted not only in Italy, but also throughout the world via Internet and the satellite system.
The company’s staff is more than 11,000 people.
RAI has correspondent offices in 12 counties of the world including Russian Federation.The Correspondent office of Moscow was opened in 1962
Microsoft Inc. is the world leader in information technology, software, devices and IT services. It is one of the largest corporations in the world with representatives in more than 190 countries. According to Millward Brown annual research in 2013, Microsoft is one of the ten most expensive brands in the world ($69 billion).
“Microsoft Rus” Ltd operates in Russia since 1992. Nowadays Microsoft is represented in 70 Russian cities, and its branches are opened in 34 of them. The company has its headquarter in Moscow, and regional centers are located in St. Petersburg, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Rostov-on-Don, and Novosibirsk. Over the country, about 1000 employees work for Microsoft. There are over 10 000 Russian companies among Microsoft authorized partners.
Cloud and mobility are key Microsoft priorities. Microsoft product and service portfolio includes desktop and network operating systems, devices, server applications, desktop business and office applications for end users, cloud solutions and so on.
Otkritie Bank is the largest Russian privately-owned bank ranking fourth among all Russian banking groups by assets.
Active in the market since 1993, Otkritie Bank is the largest Russian privately-owned bank ranking fourth among all Russian banking groups by assets.
As at 30 June 2016, IFRS-based assets of the Bank and its subsidiaries totalled RUB 3,087.6 billion while its equity was reported at RUB 217.8 billion.
Otkritie is a full-service commercial bank benefiting from a resilient diversified business structure and efficient equity management. The Bank focuses on corporate and investment banking, retail business, SMEs and private banking, with high-tech services being its top priority. Its Rocketbank and Tochka projects offer online-only banking services to individuals and business owners.
Otkritie Bank was formed through the merger of more than ten banks of various sizes, including such major nation-wide institutions as NOMOS-BANK, the Bank of Khanty-Mansiysk, and Petrocommerce Bank.
Otkritie Bank is one of the ten systemically important credit institutions according to the Russian Central Bank, and was named among the world’s major companies by Forbes Global 2000.
The Bank’s sound credit standing is recognised by S&P Global (ВВ-) and Moody’s Investors Service (Ba3).
The Bank’s client base comprises more than 30,000 corporations, 165,000 SMEs, and about 3.2 million individual customers (including high net worth clients). Its 470 offices with varying functionality spread across 53 Russian regions of economic importance. The Bank’s business is mostly concentrated in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, the Tyumen Region (including the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District where the Bank operates under the Bank of Khanty-Mansiysk brand which has won high recognition in the region over the years), Yekaterinburg, the Novosibirsk Region, the Khabarovsk Region, and the Volgograd Region.
Otkritie Bank’s major shareholder is Otkritie Holding with its 64.7% of voting shares. Otkritie Holding is beneficially owned by Vadim Belyaev, IFD Kapital Group, VTB Bank, ICT Holding, Ruben Aganbegyan, and Alexander Mamut. The Bank’s securities are publicly traded at the Moscow Exchange.
Dmitry Romaev chairs the Supervisory Board of Otkritie Bank; Evgeny Dankevich is the Chairman of the Management Board.
Otkritie Bank takes an active part in the implementation of various social projects by supporting sciences (Polytechnic Museum), education (Lomonosov Moscow State University, European University in Saint Petersburg), culture (support to the Maly Theatre and collaboration with Yuri Norshtein, author of The Hedgehog in the Fog cartoon), healthcare (VERA Hospice Charity Foundation), and sports (strategic partnership with Spartak Moscow Football Club, the Ugra Ski Marathon).
1According to the Interfax-CEA ranking based on the RAS financial statements for Q2 2016.
PH «Kommersant» was founded in 1989. Nowadays, it is one of the eldest Russian publishing houses and one of the most authoritative and influential mass-media in the country, whose main principles are efficiency, authenticity and objectiveness.
Daily newspaper «Kommersant» is a first private business title in Russia. Portfolio of the PH «Kommersant» consists of weekly analytical magazine «Kommersant Vlast», economic weekly «Kommersant Dengi», socio-political weekly «Ogoniok», weekly magazine about lifestyle «Kommersant WEEKEND», monthly shopping guide «Kommersant CATALOG», monthly automobile magazine «Kommersant AUTOPILOT» and monthly color supplement to the Kommersant newspaper «STYLE» about lifestyle and actual fashion tendencies & news.
Prime Business News Agency CJSC
Prime is the leading business news agency in Russia and a subsidiary of Rossiya Segodnya media company. It ranks 1st among the most-cited financial news agencies in the country.*
An outstanding team of journalists and analysts works day and night so that subscribers will be the first to know the key Russian and global economic news and events.
PRIME provides data to the Russia's Presidential Executive Office, Russian Government, Bank of Russia and other public agencies as well as to major Russian banks and companies. PRIME subscribers include news aggregators and leading business media.
PRIME has an exclusive cooperation agreement with Dow Jones Newswires in Russia, publishing news items on the global foreign exchange, commodity and stock markets.
PRIME is also accredited by the Bank of Russia to disclose securities information. The agency acts as a publisher and distributor of the Bank of Russia Bulletin.
Besides, PRIME is an official partner of major trading platforms and rating agencies. Through PRIME Inforterminal the agency can broadcast a wide range of data feeds, news and analytic items and macroeconomic data.
The agency's portfolio comprises over 40 corporate products and services, such as BIR-Analitik system – a tool for comprehensive corporate analysis and evaluation of business landscape, credibility assessment, identification of customers and market research. Another system – Prime Trading Terminal – is used to manage liquidity, conversion, deposit and credit transactions with bank subsidiaries and customers.
*According to the 1Q data by Medialogia
RIA Novosti - the flagship resource of the Media Group "Rossiya Segodnya". RIA Novosti is the most quoted News Agency and the primary source of information for the majority of Russian internet resources. Its’ website Ria.ru gets circa 2mln readers daily, which is the biggest audience among all Russian language news portals. RIA Novosti's correspondent network covers circa 90 cities around the world. Rossiya Segodnya operates a number of information resources, including RIA Novosti, RIA Real Estate, Prime, R-Sport, RIA Rating, Social Navigator and InoSMI.
Rosgosstrakh is the largest nationwide insurance company in Russia with 94 years of experience.
Rosgosstrakh Group of companies includes Rosgosstrakh Ltd., JSC Rosgosstrakh, RGS-Life, RGS-Medicine (operating compulsory medical insurance), RGS pension fund, Kapital insurance and Kapital Reinsurance companies, which mainly deal with corporate clients.
Rosgosstrakh Group is number one in the non-life and life insurance segments. Rosgosstrakh has the largest regional infrastructure among Russian insurance companies, operating through 83 regional branches, more than 3,000 offices, and 400 claims settlement centers. The company employs 100,000 highly qualified professional staff, including insurance agents.Rosgosstrakh is the leader on the Russian insurance market serving over 45,000,000 clients annually.
With its first international news channel launched in December 2005, RT television network now consists of three round-the-clock news channels broadcasting in English, Arabic and Spanish, a documentary channel RTDoc airing in both English and Russian, a video news agency RUPTLY, as well as online news platforms in Russian, German, and French. RT America channel airs fr om a Washington, DC studio while RT UK broadcasts fr om London. Today, RT is available to 700 million people in more than 100 countries spanning 5 continents.
RT creates news with an edge for viewers who Question More. RT coveres stories overlooked by the mainstream media, providing alternative perspectives on current affairs, and acquaints international audiences with a Russian viewpoint on major global events.
RT is the winner of the Monte Carlo TV Festival Awards for best 24-hr newscast, and the only Russian TV channel to become a four-time finalist of the International Emmy Award for News. The channel was nominated in 2010 for its coverage of U.S. President Barack Obama’s first visit to Moscow; in 2012 for covering Occupy Wall Street protests in the United States in 2011; and in 2014 for a series of reports on a Guantanamo Bay inmates’ hunger strike. It received its fourth nomination in August 2016 for producing a series of special reports covering the 70th session of the UN General Assembly. RT also holds multiple medals from the New York Festivals for its documentary and news programming, and has taken home 37 international media awards in 2016 alone.
According to a November 2015 Ipsos - a leading audience research firm - survey of TV news consumption conducted in 38 countries of the more than 100 wh ere RT broadcasts are available, 70 million people watch RT channels every week. 35 million – watch RT daily.*
RT enjoys its largest regional audience in Europe, with more than 36 million people watching RT weekly in 10 European countries, placing it in the top 5 pan-regional news channels.** RT also makes the top-5 list of the most watched international TV news channels in the US, with a weekly audience of more than 8 million viewers. 11 million people watch RT weekly in the Middle East and Africa, wh ere news consumers were polled in 16 different countries.
Open Joint Stock Company Russian Railways is one of the world's largest railway companies, having huge volumes of freight and passenger traffic, high ratings, qualified specialists in all areas of rail, an extensive scientific and technological base, design and construction facilities, and much experience in international cooperation.
Russian Railways were established by the Government of the Russian Federation by resolution no. 585 dated September 18, 2003, "On the Establishment of Joint Stock Company Russian Railways.” The company was created in accordance with the governmental decree of May 18, 2001, no. 384 "On the Program of Structural Reform in Rail Transport" and is a result of the first stage of reform of the railway industry. Russian Railways began operating on October 1, 2003.
The company's mission is to meet the market demand for transportation, improve efficiency and quality of service, and integrate completely into the Eurasian transportation system.
The property of the company was formed through an amendment to the charter capital of Russian Railways on the book value of assets of 987 organizations of the federal railways owned by the state.
The authorized capital of Russian Railways is 2 trillion, 144 billion, 315 million, 141 thousand rubles. It is divided into 2 billion 094 million 315 thousand 141 ordinary shares with a par value of 1000 rubles each and 50 billion preference shares with a par value of 1000 rubles each. The sole shareholder of Russian Railways is the Russian Federation.
There are representative offices in North Korea (Pyongyang), China (Beijing), Poland (Warsaw), Slovakia (Bratislava), Finland (Helsinki), Germany (Berlin), Hungary (Budapest), Estonia (Tallinn), Ukraine (Kiev), Belarus (Minsk), and France (Paris).
Technical characteristics of Russian Railways are as follows:
Russian Railways is one of the largest transportation systems in the world, operating a length of 85 300 km.
Russian Railways provides 45.5% of the total turnover (including pipelines) and 27.8% of passenger traffic in Russia.
Production and economic indicators (based on 2015):
- Loading: 1.214 billion t;
- Turnover: 2.954 trillion t/km;
- Long-distance and suburban passengers: 1 billion 20 million people;
- Passenger turnover: 120.4 billion passengers/km.
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RVC is a government fund of funds and a development institute of the Russian Federation, one of Russia's key tools in building its own national innovation system.
RVC’s authorized capital — RUB 30 011 320 700 — is 100% owned by the Federal Agency for State Property Management (Rosimuschestvo). All in all, RVC has backed 21 funds to a total capitalization of RUB 32.4 bln, its share amounting to RUB 19.9 bln. RVC backed funds run a portfolio of 193 companies, invested capital totaling more than RUB 17.2 bln.
TASS - Russia’s government-run news agency, an integral part of the world media system – has been in the media business since 1904.
TASS generates a diversified line of news and audio-visual products and services in Russian and English, encompassing practically all aspects of society’s life: politics, the economy, business, international relations, science, culture and sports.
Every year TASS holds hundreds of promotion events featuring Russian and foreign political leaders, representatives of the biggest Russian and foreign companies, culture workers, scientists and athletes.
TASS is the most authoritative member of world and regional media organizations, which maintain relations of partnership with more than 60 news agencies around the world.
The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands and more than 3,800 beverage choices. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company's portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands, 18 of which are available in reduced-, low- or no-calorie options.
Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of more than 1.9 billion servings a day.
Coca-Cola Russia, consisting of the Coca‑Cola Company and its bottling partner, Coca-Cola HBC Russia, directly employs more than 10,000 highly-qualified individuals and generates about 60,000 additional jobs in related industries.
Coca-Cola Russia – is a leader on soft-drink market and one of the country’s largest foreign investors, having invested more than $4 billion in the Russian economy. We use up to 80% of local ingredients and materials for soft drinks production.
The Coca-Cola system is proud to be an integral part of Russia, and an active participant in the continuing development of the country’s economy.
The Russian Brewers' Union
The Russian Brewers' Union is a nonprofit organization uniting producers of beer and related products and representing the interests of the brewing industry in the Russian Federation.
The Union was founded on September 15, 1999 by a resolution passed at the All-Russian (Constituent) Conference of alcohol-free beer producers in Moscow, which was attended by representatives of 66 companies working in the industry from 52 regions of the Russian Federation.
The Union is currently the largest Russian trade association of brewers. The Union members come from both the Russian brewing industry and the alcohol-free beer market. The Union is currently comprised of 90 companies with a total of approximately 100 plants throughout the Russian Federation producing around 85% of beer in the country.
More than 17 years of active work have earned the Union its well-deserved reputation among brewers, related businesses, and government agencies, who recognize it for its unfailing integrity, irreproachable business standing and consistent protection of brewers' interests at the highest professional level.
Tomsk Region is located in the geographical center of Siberia and belongs to the Siberian Federal District.
Tomsk Region is an industrially developed territory. Its industrial sector is dominated by oil and gas extraction industry, chemical, petrochemical and electric power industries as well as instrument making and metal processing. Our Region has reached a lot in the last three years in the field of economy diversification. Innovation activity has become an integral part of almost all the branches of the regional economy. The annual growth of the innovation output constitutes 10-15%. Key per capita indicators of small and medium size business development make Tomsk Region one of the Russian champions in this area.
Tomsk Region leadership is aspiring to provide the Region’s citizens with the best quality of life in Siberia relying on the model of intensive development.
The Federal Government Decree №22-p of the 14th of January 2015 approved the Concept of the creation of a territorial innovation center INO Tomsk in Tomsk Region.
O1 Group is the international investment holding company that owns and manages assets in CEE in various sectors of economy, including real estate and finance. Among the Group’s strategic assets are: O1 Properties, one of the major owners of prime office real estate in Moscow; and FUTURE Financial Group, one of the largest managers of private pension funds in Russia.