About us

Sputnik Mediabank is an online content bank by Rossiya Segodnya Media Group. It offers prompt news coverage, Russia’s biggest digitized and attributed photo archive , videos, infographics and cartoons.

The bank contains over 3.000.000 images, including historical photographs dating back to the late 19th century and unique collections by master photographers. Every day we publish more than 1.500 editorial photos and videos covering Russian and international events. We also offer static and dynamic infographics, as well as cartoon illustrations around the biggest news and politics issues.

Our correspondents have won prestigious awards at major international and domestic photo contests:

  • World Press Photo
  • The Best of Photojournalism (BOP)
  • Professional Photographer of the Year
  • China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP)
  • Picture of the Year International (POYi)
  • Sony World Photography Award (Sony WPA)
  • Silver Camera, a Moscow city photo contest
  • The Energy of Victories, a national sports journalism photo contest

Rossiya Segodnya is a leading international media group with a mission to provide prompt, balanced and objective coverage of international events, and to keep its audiences informed of different perspectives on key events, including stories not told by other media outlets.

Our photography team brings together top personnel and resources to create new trends in photojournalism. We cover politics, economy, culture and sports in Russia and the world, following one of the media group’s key goals - a prompt delivery of photo content from all around the globe.

The media group is also one of Russia’s largest information producers, with newswires in Russian, English, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and Farsi, industry-specific newsletters, reviews and monitoring reports for an international audience, business and government clients and the general public.

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