Information about TASS

TASS is Russia’s government-run news agency, an integral part of the global media environment, operating since 1904.

A staff of more than 1,000 and more than 60 foreign bureaus and 70 regional centers across Russia maintain a steady news flow on-line, round the clock.

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, economy, business, international relations, science, culture and sports.

TASS Photo is a multi-million-item photographic archive charting the nation’s history and current affairs. A bank of more than 10 million archive photographs provides documentary illustrations for any event within a matter of seconds. Latest news pictures and genre scenes caught on camera by TASS photographers accompany topical reports available on-line.

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