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RFE/RL welcomes the re-use, republication, and redistribution of content published on its websites. We also welcome the reposting of RFE/RL content to websites, mailing lists, newsgroups, and databases on a regular basis. The sale of RFE/RL content, however, is strictly prohibited.

Re-Use of Text Content

When using RFE/RL text content in full, we require that you credit RFE/RL by including:

  • A permanent link, placed before the text of the article, to the original article on,
  • The following text somewhere in the article: Copyright (c) 2017. RFE/RL, Inc. Reprinted with the permission of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 1201 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 400, Washington DC 20036.

When using excerpts of RFE/RL text content, we require that you note that the material is an excerpt and link to the original content somewhere in your text. You must also refrain from altering the meaning, name, or integrity of the product. RFE/RL reserves the right to revoke permission for use of its content at any time.

To inquire about the re-use of RFE/RL text content, including the establishment of syndication relationships, please contact Deputy Director of Media and Public Affairs Martins Zvaners at

Re-Use of Audio, Video, Graphic, or Photo Content

Internet-based live and archived broadcasts of RFE/RL and its 20 broadcast services are intended solely for the personal use of our audience. No broadcast, rebroadcast, or other use of these programs is permitted without the express, written authorization of RFE/RL, Inc.

Permission to re-use RFE/RL audio, video, graphic, or photo content must be requested in advance.

To request permission to re-use RFE/RL audio, video, graphic, or photo content:

  • Complete and sign this form: LICENSE AGREEMENT - multimedia content
  • Send it to Deputy Director of Media and Public Affairs Martins Zvaners at Once it is confirmed that the requested material belongs to RFE/RL, the form will be countersigned and returned to you.

RFE/RL audio, video, graphic, and photo content must be visibly credited to "Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.” For instructions on use of RFE/RL logos, email

Third-Party Content

Some RFE/RL news products contain content created by individual photographers and/or outside parties ("third-party content") such as Associated Press, Reuters, Agence France-Presse, ITAR-TASS, and so on. Before using any RFE/RL products containing third-party content, you must first obtain permission not only from RFE/RL, but from the owner of the rights to the third-party content.

Please direct all questions regarding re-use of RFE/RL content to