UNIAN (Ukrainian Independent News Agency of News) is the largest independent news agency, first in Ukraine, founded in 1993, remaining the leader among the country's news media, being the most cited source of news from across Ukraine.
We produce news in three languages: Ukrainian, Russian, and English, distributing them through paid subscription, digests, preview compilations, and an acclaimed news website unian.ua (which is the main version posting in Ukrainian, along with unian.net – in Russian, and unian.info – in English).
The unian.ua news portal is Ukraine's largest information supermarket, with a monthly audience of over 15 million readers, covering a wide range of events in the political, economic and social life in Ukraine and worldwide, as well as delivering news in the field of tourism, gaming, show business, sports, environment, science, and healthcare.
UNIAN Photo Service – the first and largest in Ukraine – has been producing and distributing news photo content since 1999. Millions of exclusive photos by UNIAN correspondents reflect the modern history of Ukraine in its entirety, including all of the countrys' revolutions and the most important events in the country's life. UNIAN photos have been and are published by thousands of media in dozens of countries and also used in numerous documentaries, feature films, and television shows.
UNIAN Press Center, located in the heart of Kyiv, at Khreschatyk, 2, is the most popular site for public media events (press conferences, round tables, and briefings) in Ukraine, with its own TV studio for live TV broadcasts of events held.
Also, UNIAN provides media monitoring services and an open free service UNIAN Weather, offering the most accurate and long-term weather forecasts for Ukraine and all over the world on the Ukrainian market of specialized media through its partnership with an international weather forecasting leader Foreca.
UNIAN's partners in information dissemination and exchange are the world's leading news agencies Thompson Reuters and Bloomberg. Its subscribers and clients include the largest Ukrainian and international corporations (The Coca Cola Company, Siemens, Phillip Morris Ukraine, ESET, P&G, NJSC Energoatom, Ukrlandfarming, Ukrenergo, Carlsberg Ukraine, Kyivstar, Vodafone, Ukrnafta, and others), Ukraine's central authorities (such as the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the National Bank, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Security Service of Ukraine, and others), diplomatic missions and embassies of various international organizations (OSCE, the European Commission in Ukraine, etc.), influential international media, including BBC, Der Spiegel, and The Times, and so on.
UNIAN's main principles are efficiency, speedy delivery of the latest news no all important events taking place in the country and beyond, in-depth coverage, and accuracy in reporting. Analytical articles and expert opinions published by UNIAN elaborately explain to our readers what stands behind the covered events mean and what will be their future impact on the life of Ukraine.