Ukrainian Independent Information Agency

Ukrainian news agency

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

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.

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 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.

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 people


  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 Information - UNIAN".
  6. ^ "Про Прес-центр - УНІАН".
  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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