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Gazeta logo.gif
Type of site
News site
Online newspaper
Available inRussian
Created byAnton Nosik
Alexa rankDecrease 841 (As of 27 January 2019)[1]
LaunchedFebruary 28, 1999
Current statusActive

Gazeta.Ru (Russian: Газета.Ru) is a Russian news site based in Moscow and owned by Rambler&Co.[2] It covers politics, business, entertainment, technology, lifestyle, culture and sports. Gazeta.Ru is one of the most popular Russian language news sources with over a million visitors daily.[3][4]


Gazeta.Ru was launched in 1999. Once controlled by Vladislav Borodulin [ru], former editor-in-chief of the business daily newspaper Kommersant, Gazeta.Ru was sold in 2005 to Sekret Firmy, a publishing house owned by Alisher Usmanov. It was later ceded by Usmanov to SUP Fabrik. In 2012 Alisher Usmanov sold his interest in SUP Media to Alexander Mamut. In 2013 companies SUP Media and Rambler-Afisha were united in the Combined company Afisha.Rambler.SUP (from 2014 Rambler&Co).


Gazeta.Ru features continually updated breaking news, photo and video, user-submitted comments. Gazeta.Ru is also known for its editorials, op-eds, columns and online interviews with politicians and economists.

Columnists (different periods)[edit]

Vladimir Putin in March 2001 during online news conference with BBC correspondent Bridget Kendall and Editor-in-Chief of Gazeta.Ru Vladislav Borodulin

Yulia Latynina, writer and journalist

Igor Irtenyev, poet

Valery Panyushkin, journalist and writer

Aleksandr Kabakov [ru], writer

Irina Yasina [ru], economist

Aleksandr Auzan [ru], economist

Georgiy Bovt [ru], political scientist

Fyodor Lukyanov [ru], political scientist

Sergey Aleksashenko [ru], economist

Nataliya Gevorkyan [ru], writer and journalist


Anton Nossik (1999)

Vladislav Borodulin (1999 – 2005)

Aleksandr Pisarev (2005 – 2006)

Mikhail Mikhaylin [ru] (2006 – 2010)

Mikhail Kotov (2010 – 2013)

Svetlana Lolaeva (2013)

Svetlana Babaeva (since 2013)


  1. ^ " Traffic, Demographics and Competitors - Alexa". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2019-01-27.
  2. ^ "Rambler&Co".
  3. ^ "".
  4. ^ "Alexa Top Sites in Russia".

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