20 Jun 2013 12:23

Interfax opens press center in Omsk

The Interfax - Siberia news agency, a part of the Interfax Information Services Group, has announced opening a press center in Omsk, which has become the Interfax‘s 26th press center in Russia.
The press center in Omsk has become the seventh in the Siberia Federal District. The Interfax - Siberia news agency has press centers in Novosibirsk, Barnaul, Krasnoyarsk, Tomsk, Kemerovo and Irkutsk.
"The creation of our press center in Omsk, the city that has played a particular role in the socio-political and economic development of Russia, is a long-awaited and logical move. Now every city with a population over one million people in Russia has an Interfax press center. We intend to actively work in this strategically important region," Interfax Deputy General Director Alexei Gorshkov said.
"I am sure that our newswires will reflect events that make local residents truly and sincerely interested in and Interfax‘ new media ground will host many public events with the participation of officials, businessmen, scientists, artists and athletes," Gorshkov said.
The opening of the Interfax press center has become a signification event for the region, Omsk region governor Viktor Nazarov said.
"With the coming of such a serious media the Omsk region has got another reason to assert itself at the regional and federal levels and show positive trends of events in the region," Nazarov said.
Interfax‘s press centers include almost every important regions in Russia, including Moscow, St. Petersburg, Voronezh, Ivanovo, Yaroslavl, Yekaterinburg, Tyumen, Chelyabinsk, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm, Samara, Ufa, Barnaul, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Volgograd, Krasnodar, Rostov-on-Don, Khabarovsk, Yakutsk and Vladivostok. Omsk has become the 26th city with an Interfax press center.