Ukrainian Independent Information Agency

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The UNIAN or Ukrainian Independent Information Agency of News (Ukrainian: Українське Незалежне Інформаційне Агентство Новин, УНІАН; Ukrayins'ke Nezalezhne Informatsiyne Ahentstvo Novyn) is a Kyiv-based Ukrainian news agency. It produces and provides political, business and financial information, as well as a photo reporting service.

IndustryNews agency
FoundedMarch 1993
HeadquartersKyiv, Ukraine
Owner1+1 Media Group[1]

UNIAN is a part of 1+1 Media Group, related to oligarch Ihor Kolomoyskyi.[2][3]

UNIAN Building in Kyiv

UNIAN was founded in March[citation needed] 1993 as Ukrainian Independent Information Agency of News.[4]

UNIAN has close to 500 media clients worldwide and its photobank includes over 200,000 images.[citation needed]

The agency has its own building, inherited from the period of the Soviet Union. It is situated on Khreshchatyk Street in Kyiv.[5]

UNIAN offers own press conference hall to interested customers.[6][7]

UNIAN also runs its own TV channel, UNIAN TV. The channel's content includes news, analytical programs, documentaries, sport and movies. The General Producer of the channel is Vladyslav Svinchenko.[8]

The channel is available on satellite, cable and IPTV networks. It broadcasts unencrypted from the AMOS-2 satellite (4.0 W), at 10722 Horizonal, 27500.

Notable peopleEdit


  1. ^ 1+1 Group (18 August 2014)
  2. ^ "President v oligarch". The Economist. 28 March 2015. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  3. ^ Lydia Tomkiw (25 August 2014). "Ukraine Today jumps into the Ukraine-Russia media war". Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Ukrainian Independent Information Agency of News (UNIAN) | GHDx". Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. 22 October 2020. Retrieved 10 December 2020.
  5. ^ Contact us. UNIAN
  6. ^ Інформація для замовника. UNIAN
  7. ^ List of press conferences in Kiev on 6 March 2018. Kiev city administration. 6 March 2018
  8. ^ "UNIAN TV". 1+1 Media Group.

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