Russia Beyond the Headlines is an international multimedia project about Russia launched by Rossiyskaya Gazeta in 2007.  RBTH offers news, opinion, analysis and comment on far-ranging issues – politics, culture, business, science and public life in Russia.

In its print supplements and Internet-based resources, RBTH covers current events in Russia and far beyond, and relies on professional, independent Russian and foreign journalists.

RBTH’s Mission is to contribute to a better understanding of Russia in the world, be it ordinary citizens, public officials, opinion experts or entrepreneurs. To achieve this goal, RBTH goes beyond dull news summaries and offers an innovative approach in covering and analyzing news while explaining, educating and entertaining readers.

RBTH’s Target Audience is a wide range of educated, socially active and wealthy people who read major international newspapers.

In its Editorial part, RBTH is guided by the principles of quality journalism, balance and impartiality, relevance for the audience and representativeness. All foreign editors who work with RBTH are native speakers.  They make sure revisions are made in compliance with standards of journalism, editorial polices and traditions of countries in which the content is published.

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