"The Interfax News Agency is a symbol of freedom of expression, a major achievement of our time. Interfax reports are closely followed by businesspeople, political figures and cabinet ministers.”
Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation
"Interfax is a valuable source of information."
Horst Kohler, Ex-president of Germany
“Interfax is very familiar to the Chinese people. You are a bridge linking our two nations. You promptly inform the Russian people about our development and about changes underway in China, and highlight Russia‘s diversified life. Your work serves the purpose of strengthening friendship between our countries".
Hu Jintao, President of China and General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee
"The successful cooperation between Moody‘s and the Interfax Group has helped to establish MIRA as the leading domestic rating agency in the Russian market and I look forward to many more years of collaboration as we strive to serve the financial markets."
Ray McDaniel, Chairman & CEO, Moody‘s Corporation
"I am sure you and your team take great pride in the role you have played in creating the modern Russian business society, especially as the leaders who have created and promoted standards of informational journalism.
My sincere congratulations to you and your team. We are proud to be a partner of your firm and look forward to a long and prosperous relationship."
Sara Mathew, President & COO, Dun & Bradstreet
"Over the years your agency has commanded authority as a highly professional, objective and the fastest source news about Russian finances. It has created a unique system of specialized information services for all segments of the Russian financial market. The Agency’s news is one of the factors that make a real impact on Russian stock market trends.”
Alexei Kudrin, Ex-minister of Finance, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation
"Few business people can now imagine a working day without consulting Interfax’s financial newswire. The Agency is the business information leader, combining promptness with far-reaching analysis.”
Sergei Ignatiyev, Chairman of the Central Bank of Russia
"Interfax has confirmed its status as the country’s key specialized financial news provider.”
German Gref, Chairman of Sberbank, Russia
Interfax is a dynamic and vibrant news organization that is setting the Russian news agenda
Lorry I. Lokey, Business Wire founder
"We have found the Interfax service very comprehensive and informative. Interfax correspondents have excellent contacts not only in Russia and Eastern Europe but throughout the world and give us another insight into international affairs"
Dr. J. Mark Mobius, PH.D, Managing Director, Templeton Asset Management Ltd.
Interfax has played a key role in reporting on historic events in Russia over the last twenty years, from the fall of Communism and the emergence of a new Russia to the important diplomatic, political, and social events of today. Throughout this period, your news organization has been an eloquent and credible voice in a time of tremendous change both within Russia and abroad, and it remains an independent source of complete, accurate information that the public deserves. You and your colleagues have established a high professional standard for the Russian media and greatly contributed to the education and professional development of the new generation of Russian journalists.
John R. Beyrle, Ambassador of the United States to the Russian Federation
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has given an interview to Interfax ahead of his visit to Russia on May 16-19 in which he speaks about the goals of his visit, pressing tasks that the UN face, the organization‘s reform, as well as topical issues on the international agenda, including situation in Syria and the Middle East settlement.
Deputy NATO Secretary General Alexander Vershbow, who is visiting Moscow for an informal conference of former U.S. ambassadors to Russia and Russian ambassador to the United States, has given an interview to Interfax in which he speaks about NATO-Russia cooperation, as well as pressing issues on the international agenda, such as the missile defense issue, North Korea, Syria and Afghanistan.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague has given an interview to Interfax‘ journalist Olga Golovanova ahead of the 2+2 meeting slated for March 13 in London, on which he speaks about the agenda of the upcoming 2+2 talks, the whole range of British-Russian relations, including human rights, as well as pressing international issues notably Syria.