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 Kiev-based Ukrainian news agency. It produces and provides political, business and financial information, as well as a photo reporting service.

IndustryNews agency
FoundedMarch 1993
HeadquartersKiev, 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 Kiev

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

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 Kiev.[4]

UNIAN press conference hallEdit

UNIAN offers own press conference hall to interested customers.[5][6]


Owned by1+1 Media Group
Picture format16:9 576i (SDTV)

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.[7]

Broadcast detailsEdit

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


In the first half of 2020 the website was one of the most popular and reliable sources in Ukrainian Wikipedia.[8][9]

According to third-party web analytics providers Alexa and SimilarWeb, the website is the 108th and 68th most visited in Ukraine respectively, as of July 2020.[10][11]


  1. ^ [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. ^ Contact us. UNIAN
  5. ^ Інформація для замовника. UNIAN
  6. ^ List of press conferences in Kiev on 6 March 2018. Kiev city administration. 6 March 2018
  7. ^ "UNIAN TV | 1+1 Media". 1+1 Media Group.
  8. ^ " as a source in references of Wikipedia - BestRef". Archived from the original on 30 July 2020. Retrieved 30 July 2020.
  9. ^ Lewoniewski, Włodzimierz; Węcel, Krzysztof; Abramowicz, Witold (13 May 2020). "Modeling Popularity and Reliability of Sources in Multilingual Wikipedia". Information. 11 (5). doi:10.3390/info11050263. Retrieved 30 July 2020.
  10. ^ " Competitive Analysis, Marketing Mix and Traffic - Alexa". Alexa. Retrieved 30 July 2020.
  11. ^ " Analytics - Market Share Stats & Traffic Ranking". SimilarWeb. Retrieved 30 July 2020.

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