Website was the last remnant of the media empire of Russian oligarch Vladimir Gusinsky, who was forced into exile in 2000. It started out as the website of TV channel NTV. The Moscow-based newsroom provided extensive critical and independent news coverage but did not comment on anything itself. On 31 May 2021 its operations were discontinued, officially for financial reasons. The website is still online.

Political orientation Critical of the government
Visits 1.000.000 - 5.000.000
Online payment model All content for free
Location Moscow, Russia
Publisher Wladimir Gussinski
Area of distribution Nationwide
Established 2000
Address Moscow
Twitter @newsruall