ITAR-TASS. Informatsionnye Telegrafnoye Agentstvto Rossii–Telegrafnoe Agentstvo Sovetskovo Soyuza (news agency) Edit

Summary

Agent Type
Corporate Entity

Dates

  • 1992-2014 (Existence)

Name Forms

  • ITAR-TASS. Informatsionnye Telegrafnoye Agentstvto Rossii–Telegrafnoe Agentstvo Sovetskovo Soyuza (news agency)

Notes

  • Biography/Historical Note

    ITAR-TASS, or Informatsionnye Telegrafnoye Agentstvto Rossii–Telegrafnoe Agentstvo Sovetskovo Soyuza (Information Telegraph Agency of Russia–Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union). Russian news agency formed in 1992 after the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991. ITAR reported on domestic news, while TASS reported on world events, including news from the other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). In September 2014 the agency changed name to TASS.