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We broadcast in 25 languages to 20 countries, including Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Russia. With over 600 full-time journalists, 750 freelancers, and 18 local bureaus, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world.

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Afghan Service

Radio Azadi is an online pioneer and media leader in Afghanistan, reaching 25 percent of the adult audience nationally with reporting that promotes human rights and peace on radio, SMS, and the Internet.
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Armenian Service

RFE/RL’s Armenian Service has paired exemplary journalism with digital innovation to become a leading source of credible, independent news.
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Azerbaijani Service

Despite near-total government control over the media, Radio Azadliq has built a high-impact social media presence in Azerbaijan and a reputation as a leading source of independent news.
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Balkan Service

RFE/RL’s Balkan Service is a professional and balanced news source in a region where most outlets reflect ethnic divisions, and media ownership by political and financial interests compromises journalistic independence.
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Belarus Service

RFE/RL's Radio Svaboda is one of the leading providers of news and analysis to Belarusian audiences in their own language. It is a bulwark against pervasive Russian propaganda, and a trailblazer on social media.
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Georgian Service

Radio Tavisupleba is a trusted source of politically and financially independent journalism in a country where much of the media is aligned the government or the opposition.
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Iranian Service

Radio Farda breaks through government censorship, providing accurate news and a platform for informed discussion and debate to audiences in Iran.
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Kazakh Service

Radio Azattyq offers informed and accurate reporting in the Kazakh and Russian languages about issues that matter in Kazakhstan, while providing a dynamic platform for audience engagement and the free exchange of news and ideas.
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Kyrgyz Service

Radio Azattyk is an award-winning, multimedia source of independent news and informed debate in Kyrgyzstan, covering major stories and under-reported topics, including women, minority rights, high-level corruption, and religious radicalism.
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Moldovan Service

Radio Europa Libera reaches 30 percent of the population in Moldova each week, increasing listeners’ understanding of local, regional, and global events.
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North Caucasus Service

RFE/RL's North Caucasus Service is one of the few independent media outlets reporting in this predominantly Muslim region, one of the most repressive and arbitrary in the Russian Federation where journalists remain under severe threat.
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Pakistani Service

Radio Mashaal is a public service broadcaster providing a powerful alternative to extremist propaganda in Pakistan's remote tribal regions along the border with Afghanistan.
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Russian Service

Radio Svoboda is a multiplatform alternative to Russian state-controlled media, providing audiences in the Russian Federation with informed and accurate news, analysis, and opinion.
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Tajik Service

Radio Ozodi is a trusted source of local news, attracting outsized audiences with compelling reporting on issues not otherwise covered by Tajikistan’s state-run media.
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Tatar-Bashkir Service

Radio Azatliq is the only major international news provider reporting in the Tatar and Bashkir languages to audiences in the Russian Federation’s multi-ethnic, Muslim-majority Volga-Ural region.
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Turkmen Service

Radio Azatlyk is the only international Turkmen-language media working inside Turkmenistan and reporting independently on political, economic, cultural and security issues.
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Ukrainian Service

Radio Svoboda is dedicated to covering all of Ukraine, including the conflict zones and Crimea, and sets a standard for balanced reporting and high-impact investigative journalism.
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Uzbek Service

Radio Ozodlik relies on innovation and a wide network of local sources and platforms to uncover news and engage with audiences in one of the world’s most restrictive societies.
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Current Time TV

Current Time is a 24/7 Russian-language digital network airing on television and social networks. Its mission is to provide fair and accurate reporting and serve as a reality check on disinformation that is driving conflict in countries bordering Russia.
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