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2017

July

Interfax opens a regional R&D Center in Samara.

Interfax becomes the most frequently cited Russian news agency in foreign and domestic media in H1, 2017.

April

Thomson Reuters and Interfax sign letter of intent on joint promotion of services in Russia for verification of counterparties in regard to compliance with requirements for combating corruption and money laundering.

March

Interfax secures right to distribute Moodys ratings on the Russian market.

January

Interfax and Fitch Solutions agree to work together in distribution of information about Fitch credit ratings in Russia.

2016

December

Interfax holds annual SPARK-2017 conference in Moscow on business security and risk management with record attendance.

November

Interfax Dun & Bradstreet launch new version of www.dnb.ru web site.

SPARK project given Runet award in the category 'Economy, business and investment'.

June

SPARK begins providing information about companies in Moldova.

1C and Interfax sign agreement at the 2016 St. Petersburg International Economic Forum to launch a new joint service for managing tax risks.

May

Thomson Reuters and Interfax enter into partnership agreement.

March

SPARK becomes available to users of the Unified Electronic Trading Platform.

February

Interfax confirms its title as most cited news agency in leading foreign and Russian media outlets in 2015.

SCAN launches service to monitor and analyze social networks.

RU DATA database becomes available to users of QORT platform.

2015

November

Interfax presents a fundamentally new version of its popular SPARK system SPARK 3.0.

Interfax wins Runet Prize.

April

Interfax Group launches the new ASTRA (Automated System for Transfer Analysis) service, which makes it possible to determine the market level of prices in transactions between affiliated companies and automate preparation of declarations and documentation on controlled transactions in compliance with Russian law.

February

New versions of SPARK and SPARK Marketing launched.

Audit Chamber signs agreement on cooperation with Interfax Group and the use of the SPARK and SPARK Marketing systems in work to monitor and control government procurements.

January

Interfax confirms its title as most cited Russian information agency in leading foreign and Russian media in 2014.

2014

December

United Credit Bureau (Joint Venture between Interfax, Sberbank and Experian) opens office in Moscow to work with individuals and launches online service.

November

Interfax receives 'Best in Russia' award in category of 'Company of the Year' (Media).

September

Professor Oliver Boyd-Barretts book Interfax: Breaking into Global News, detailing the history and development of Interfax, is published.

Interfax celebrates 25-year anniversary.

March

Interfax develops specialized tool to prepare documentation in order to meet the requirements of legislation on transfer pricing.

January

Interfax confirms its position as most cited Russian information agency in leading foreign and Russian media in 2013.

2013

November

New comprehensive Internet resource on corporate issuers, the Corporate Information Disclosure Center, is launched (www.e-disclosure.ru).

September

SPARK offers new comprehensive analytical indicator, the Financial Risk Index, and launches service for substantiating transfer prices on financial transactions.

2012


August

Interfax and Thomson Reuters expand cooperation into the IR services sector.

April

Sberbank, Experian and Interfax complete establishment of their United Credit Bureau.

2011


November

Interfax and Sport Express announce the launch of a sports news agency.

October

The Experian Interfax Credit History Bureau is renamed United Credit Bureau.

May

The Interfax Due Diligence Index obtains the D&B Worldwide Network award.

January

Interfax achieves the highest number of citations among information agencies working in Russia in the Russian and Foreign press for 2010.

2010


November

The Interfax Group and Dun & Bradstreet announce the launch in Russia of Trade Exchange Program, a payment monitoring system that gives companies the insight of their commercial credit portfolios.

June

April

Interfax launches a Russian language news service on over 2,000 Bloomberg terminals set up in Russia and other former Soviet Union countries.

March

Experian Interfax becomes the fastest growing credit bureau in Russia, boosting its credit history volume by 75%.

January

Interfax achieves the highest number of citations among information agencies working in Russia in the Russian and Foreign press for 2009.

2009

December

Sberbank Russia, Experian and Interfax set up a credit bureau on the basis of Experian Interfax and Infocredit.

November

Interfax and French Altares - D&B sign an agreement on strategic cooperation.

September

Interfax celebrates its 20th birthday.

Interfax and Switzerland's Dun & Bradstreet (Schweiz) AG sign a strategic cooperation agreement.

June

The D&B global network holds an annual summit in Moscow with the support of Interfax-D&B.

March

Interfax and Spains INFORMA D&B sign a strategic cooperation agreement.

February

Interfax holds the lead among news agencies operating in Russia in the number of references in the Russian and foreign media.

2008

November

Interfax and Platts launch a joint Russian language publication on the energy market.

September

Interfax News and Intelligence become available on CQG, a charting, analytics, and trade execution platform for global, electronically-traded futures markets.

June

Interfax is included in the Inside Market Data Reference annual review compiled by U.S. publisher Incisive Media.

May

The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation and Interfax announce a Joint Venture in Russia.

April

Interfax receives award for best federal mass media outlet covering economic issues in the Economic Revival of Russia competition sponsored by the Russian Chamber of Commerce and the Russian Journalists Union.

March

Interfax remained the most frequently cited name among Russian and CIS media outlets in 2007.

February

Interfax Group becomes one of the disclosure Leaders in emerging markets.

2007


October

Interfax launches new SCAN system project.

September

July

MICEX Stock Exchange and Interfax launch joint corporate information disclosure project.

June

January

Interfax-Azerbaijan News Agency has announced the launching of a new portal, http://www.interfax.az in the Russian and Azeri languages.

In 2006 Interfax ranked second among the most frequently mentioned brands on the Russian Internet.

2006


June

Business Wire, Interfax Information Services enter into CIS distribution, sales agreement. Business Wire releases will be translated into Russian and distributed via the Interfax network to the Russian media, financial community and other key points.

March

Experian-Interfax issues its first credit history report.

Interfax opens its 20th press center in Russia.

2004

Moody's Investors Service becomes the majority shareholder in Interfax Rating Agency, which is renamed Moody's Interfax Rating Agency.

Interfax and Experian, a leading global information solutions company, form a Joint Venture to set up a credit bureau for consumers and businesses in Russia.

2003

Creation of the Interfax Gas News Agency (Interfax-GNA).

2001

Interfax Military News Agency (Interfax-MNA) is set up to offer a unique coverage of armed forces and the military industrial complex of Russia and other CIS countries.

2000

Interfax expands outside the former Soviet Union to open a business reporting agency in China (www.interfax.cn).

1999

Interfax enters a new market with the launch of EFIR terminal (Economy, Finance and Markets, http://www.ideal.ru/) with financial news, market data and fundamentals.

1997

Interfax news becomes available on the terminals of the Russian Trading System, Russia's electronic stock exchange.

1995

Interfax news becomes available at Bloomberg terminals.

1994

Launch of an analytical service that includes bank rankings and Russian stock indexes. Interfax Petroleum News Agency (Interfax-PNA) becomes the first specialist information service for the the oil & energy sector in Russia and the CIS.

1993

Interfax Financial News Agency (Interfax-FNA) is set up in September and rapidly becomes the key news source for players at the fledgling Russian financial market.

1992

Interfax Ukraine News Agency is launched, soon to become the country's largest agency. In the following years Interfax will form news agencies in all major countries of the former Soviet Union and in the largest regions of Russia from St. Petersburg to Vladivostok.

1991

In January, Soviet authorities impose closure of Interfax and evict it from its premises. Within hours the Agency resumed activities in the building of the Russian Supreme Soviet, which was then led by Boris Yeltsin, the future first president of Russia. In June Interfax launches the Soviet Business Report, the first business news bulletin in the Soviet Union. In July Interfax opens a company in the United States to sell its products abroad. Within a year sales offices in London and Frankfurt will follow, later in Hong Kong and Warsaw. Interfax's coverage of the August 1991 coup is nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.

1990

March

Interfax strengthens its reputation as the prime source of objective news from the Soviet Union and signs its 100th subscriber.

1989

July

Mikhail Komissar, together with colleagues from Radio Moscow launch a special news service for foreign media, companies and embassies, mainly situated in Moscow, which covered developments in the USSR.


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Secretary General of the League of Arab States has given an interview with Interfax in the wake of his negotiations with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in which he speaks about the participation of Arab countries in the Astana process, Russia‘s political and military role in Syria, as well as prospects for resuming Syria‘s membership in the Arab League.

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Bahraini Ambassador to Russia Ahmed Abdulrahman Al Saati has given an interview to Interfax in which he speaks about the prolongation of the decision of OPEC and non-OPEC countries to freeze oil output, prospects of energy cooperation between Bahrain and Russia, bilateral military-technical cooperation and prospects for resuming diplomatic relations with Iran.

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Following strikes of the U.S.-led coalition on pro-governmental forces in Syria, the coalitions spokesman Ryan Dillon has given a Skype interview to Interfaxs correspondent Ksenia Baygarova in which he speaks about if U.S. notified Russia in advance of upcoming strikes on pro-governmental forces in Syria, about how to avoid incidents in the future and about when al-Raqqa and Mosul will be liberated from terrorists.

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Pakistani Defense Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has given an interview to Interfax correspondent Veronika Vishnyakova in which he speaks about his recent talks with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Pakistan-Russian interaction on Afghanistan, as well as his expectations from upcoming entry of Pakistan to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).

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Austrian Ambassador to Russia Emil Brix has given an interview to Interfax foreign political desk chief Olga Golovanova on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of bilateral relations, in which he speaks about Austrias position on Ukraine in light of resolving the South Tyrol conflict, about the use of sanctions in international relations, which he considers unwise, about Austrias neutral status, as well as Austrian-Russian energy cooperation.

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High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini has given an interview to Interfax correspondents Alexander Korzun and Viktor Onuchko ahead of her first visit to Russia. The interview covers such issues as prospects of partnership between the European Union and Russia, the situation in Ukraine, anti-Russian sanctions and the Syrian conflict.

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OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz has given an interview to Interfax in which he speaks about his vision of the Ukrainian settlement and the role of the SMM OSCE in it, about conditions under which EU sanctions against Russia can be lifted at any time and tells about what he values in his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.

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