Alexa: website RIA Novosti has become the most popular among Russian media

MOSCOW, November 9 — RIA Novosti. The website of RIA news ria.ru — ranked first among Internet resources of the Russian media rating research company Alexa, a member of the group Amazon.

The company presented its rating of the popular worldwide sites and bring the data on individual countries. The website of news Agency RIA Novosti is the flagship resource of the MIA “Russia today” – took the first place among the Russian media. According to the company, 56.4 per cent of users visited the website of the Agency of Russia, 8.5% of Germany, third place was taken by visitors from China was 2.7%.

Among the news portals site ria.ru took first place in Russia in the General ranking Internet sites it is situated on the 25th place according to the criterion of traffic. This criterion includes an assessment of the site’s popularity in a country and is calculated as a combination of the average number of website visitors and pageviews of a website in the last month.

Analysts estimate that the average user spends on the Agency’s website about five minutes.

The most popular site in Russia was the social network Vkontakte. On the second and third places were the search engines Google and Yandex. Russia is one of the few countries where the most popular website was Google. Other media of the first fifty rating–, RBC (26-th place), Lenta.ru (28th), “Komsomolskaya Pravda” (41st), Life.ru (48-e).

The five most popular sites in the world is as follows: first Google, then Youtube video, social network Facebook, Chinese search engine Baidu and online encyclopedia Wikipedia.

American research company comScore announced at the end of may 2016, ria.ru ranked first among Internet resources of the Russian media on the number of unique visitors and entered the top 4 of the Runet.

In addition to the RIA Novosti media group “Russia today” is represented by the following Russian resources: economic information Agency PRIME, a sports information Agency R-Sport, real estate portal RIA Property, the rating Agency RIA Rating, the portal bill of materials from foreign media, the new York times. Overseas media group develops a news Agency and radio Sputnik more than 30 languages, including Russian.

The range of news mobile applications “Russia today” includes the popular app “RIA Novosti” — the number of downloads exceeded 2 million; the application “RIA Novosti: Results of the day” (most important day). “RIA Novosti: the Dynamics of the day” (news in brief at the time of or prior to their appearance on the tape); Appendix Sputnik (news more than 30 languages, including Russian, with the function of streaming radio); “new York times” (translations of foreign press); Mobile application “R-Sport” (all of world sport for the Russian-speaking fans). All apps are available in AppStore and GooglePlay.