Kremlin will not react towards Ukraine's MP Savchenko arrival in MoscowRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 26, 14:34
Head of auditor giant wins Top Russian Managers AwardBusiness & Economy October 26, 14:31
Flying laboratory for A-100 Premier advanced aircraft radar takes off for first timeMilitary & Defense October 26, 14:29
NATO defense ministers discuss more presence in Black Sea region — StoltenbergWorld October 26, 14:24
FIDE president hopes US authorities to grant him entry visa next weekSport October 26, 14:20
Medvedev, participants in Open Innovations forum leave confernce hall for security reasonsBusiness & Economy October 26, 14:03
Russian early warning and control aircraft A-50 take part in CIS air defense drillsMilitary & Defense October 26, 13:55
Diplomat stresses Russia carries out no airstrikes near AleppoRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 26, 13:46
Russian diplomat points out EU refusal to establish contacts with Eurasian Economic UnionRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 26, 13:23
NOVOSIBIRSK, December 17./ITAR-TASS/. Russian news agency Itar-Tass opened the doors to a multimedia news and information centre in Siberia's capital, Novosibirsk, on Tuesday - the second location in the agency's new network of regional operations.
The center and congress hall partners the Urals complex opened in September at Yekaterinburg. They will be followed by similar operations to be opened or modernized in the cities of Rostov, Khabarovsk and elsewhere "in response to the call of the times," said Itar-Tass director general Sergei Mikhailov.
Novosobirsk's modern news center opens to accommodate the agency's Siberian editorial and associated services, operating from headquarters by the banks of the Ob river.
Operations were launched at a news conference marked today by an agreement between Itar-Tass and Novosibirsk region's government on "interaction in the information field".
The accord was hailed by region governor Vasily Yurchenko, noting to journalists that "As a governor, I could not miss the chance to use the professionalism of the Itar-Tass news agency and its experience for the benefit of Novosibirsk region.”
Looking ahead to co-operation between the agency and the regional administration, director general Mikhailov said close contact would enable the media center to "pass word to the authorities and let them express their opinion” on issues of importance, "to be broadcast in the same way as any other opinions on the same issue.