Who we are

BBC News Russian is the team of dedicated BBC journalists based in London and across the world, covering news and current affairs for Russian-speakers everywhere. We’ve been doing it since 1946 - on radio, and now online.

Often we get asked if our original stories could be accessed in English (Google-translate doesn’t count). So, we started this publication on Substack, to deliver the best of our journalism to you in English.

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You will get the best of BBC Russian stories straight into your mailbox. And it is free! About twice a week we choose a story, get it translated and subbed, and publish on Substack. All subscribers get them into their inbox, and never miss an update.

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