April. 19, 2011, Moscow, Russia – Russia Beyond The Headlines (RBTH), an internationally recognized source of news about Russia, has expanded to the Greek language both online and in print.
The new resource, Η ΡΩΣΙΑ ΤΩΡΑ, delivers information about Russia in Greek on the website rbth.gr and as a monthly print insert in the Greek newspaper Akropolis. The four-page full-color print insert Η ΡΩΣΙΑ ΤΩΡΑ has already appeared for the second time. The second edition featured preparations for the APEC summit, which Russia will host this fall; economic cooperation between BRICS countries and a story about 12 inventions by Russian scientists that changed the world.
Russia Beyond the Headlines publishes in 11 languages, including Greek, and appears as a print insert in 16 countries around the world, reaching more than 20 million people every month. RBTH features political, business and cultural news and analysis on Russia. Its original, on-the-ground coverage of Russia is provided by professional, independent journalists who are passionate and knowledgeable about the country.
Η ΡΩΣΙΑ ΤΩΡΑ’s first three days online generated more than 2,500 mentions – a high response rate for a country of 11 million people. Comments included: “Thank you for your initiative and support of Greece” and “Finally there is a possibility to read news from Russia in Greek.” The launch of the new website was also announced in the local press.
Readers are invited to sign-up for an electronic version of the newspaper online at rbth.gr to receive Η ΡΩΣΙΑ ΤΩΡΑ via email.
Russia Beyond the Headlines is an internationally recognized source of political, business and cultural news and analysis. It offers original, on-the-ground coverage of Russia from professional, independent journalists who are passionate and knowledgeable about the country along with opinion pieces from commentators who hold a wide range of views about Russia’s leadership and direction.
Since 2007, Russia Beyond the Headlines has published monthly supplements about modern Russia in leading global media. Currently, supplements are published in 19 of the world’s leading newspapers, including the “New York Times” (United States), the “Washington Post” (United States), the “Daily Telegraph” (UK), “Le Figaro” (France) and “Yomiuri Shimbun” (Japan). In addition to print supplements, Russia Beyond the Headlines maintains a website, moblie version and an iPad™ application which features expanded content and resources.
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