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We report in 27 languages to 23 countries, including Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Russia. With over 700 full-time journalists and 1,300 freelancers, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world.​

Afghan Service

Despite significant pressure from the Taliban, Radio Azadi is one of the most popular and trusted media outlets in Afghanistan.

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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 reputation as a leading source of independent news in Azerbaijan.

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Balkan Service

RFE/RL’s Balkan Service provides independent news in a polarized media landscape.
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Belarus Service

Radio Svaboda overcomes significant censorship accompanied by draconian criminal penalties to provide audiences in Belarus with independent reporting. It counters pervasive disinformation and is a trailblazer on social media.

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Bulgarian Service

RFE/RL’s Bulgarian Service, Svobodna Evropa, provides independent reporting in a media landscape weakened by monopolistic ownership and corruption.

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Georgian Service

Radio Tavisupleba provides politically and financially independent journalism in a polarized media landscape.

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Hungarian Service

Szabad Európa, a 21st-century update of RFE/RL’s Hungarian Service, provides objective reporting in an EU country that has witnessed a deterioration of the media environment and a pro-government biased centralization of the market.

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Kazakh Service

In a propaganda-filled media environment, Radio Azattyq offers informed and accurate reporting that exposes corruption and counters Chinese and Russian disinformation.

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Kyrgyz Service

Radio Azattyk is a trusted news leader, with a history of contributing to Kyrgyzstan’s democratic transition. It is known for coverage of public corruption, violence against women and girls, and environmental conservation.

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Moldovan Service

Radio Europa Libera provides audiences with objective reporting and independent commentary in a region where disinformation is widespread.

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North Caucasus Service

RFE/RL's North Caucasus Service reports the news in one of the most violent and dangerous regions in the world where media freedom and journalists remain under severe threat.

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Pashto-Language Service

Radio Mashaal is an impactful alternative to extremist propaganda in Pakistan's tribal regions along the border with Afghanistan, investigating issues of local concern.

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Persian-Language Service

In one of the world’s most repressive media environments, Radio Farda breaks through government censorship, providing trusted news.​

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Romanian Service

RFE/RL’s Romanian Service, known locally as Europa Liberă, has relaunched after closing over a decade ago to help strengthen public trust in the media and address the spread of disinformation.

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Russian Service

Radio Svoboda is a multi-platform alternative to state-controlled media, providing audiences in Russia with independent news and analysis.

Tajik Service

Radio Ozodi is a trusted source of local news, attracting outsized audiences with 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, Bashkir, and Russian languages to audiences in Russia’s multi-ethnic, Muslim-majority Volga-Ural region.

Turkmen Service

Azatlyk Radiosy is the only independent Turkmen-language media reporting from inside one of the world's most closed authoritarian regimes.

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Ukrainian Service

Radio Svoboda has set a standard for independence, professionalism, and innovation in its coverage of local news, regional conflict, and global events.

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Uzbek Service

Radio Ozodlik relies on a wide network of local sources to uncover news and engage with audiences in one of the world’s most closed 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.

Votvot

Votvot is RFE/RL’s on-demand Russian-language streaming platform for voices targeted and silenced by the Putin regime, launched in April 2023. As part of RFE/RL’s comprehensive strategy to counter Kremlin disinformation, Votvot features cultural content inaccessible inside Russia from creators who are often banned because of their criticism of the full-scale invasion of Ukraine.​

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