Type of site
|Available in||Russian, Ukrainian|
|Alexa rank||1,329 (April 2014[update])|
|Launched||August 28, 2000|
Yelena Bereznitskaya-Bruni replaced the initial Editor in Chief Igor Barchugov in 2001. The network has a head office in Moscow, Russia and two foreign posts. The network set up editorial offices in Israel and Ukraine.
Besides the basic site, the NEWSru service owns a number of special interest news sites.