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16 May 2024

Gazprom-Media and China Media Group have signed a cooperation agreement

The document was signed by Aleksandr Zharov, CEO of Gazprom-Media, and Shen Haixiong, President of China Media Group (CMG), in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Gazprom-Media Holding and CMG will jointly promote and exchange expertise on technological developments in the media sphere, and strengthen cooperation in news broadcasting.

Gazprom-Media Holding’s partners in China include major media corporations. We are obviously active in the movie distribution market. Our Central Partnership asset recently launched distribution of the movie The Challenge in the People’s Republic of China. We are confident that by entering into partnership with China Media Group, the leading media organization in the People’s Republic of China, we will achieve outstanding results in information broadcasting, as both China Media Group and Gazprom-Media Holding are undisputed leaders in this area in their respective countries.
Aleksandr Zharov General Director of Gazprom-Media Holding

In addition, Zharov noted that the friendship between Russia and China has reached the highest level of trust and mutual understanding in recent years, and this is especially evident in the media cooperation between the two countries. According to the CEO of Gazprom-Media Holding, the agreement with the China Media Group will further strengthen this area.

As the leading media outlets of China and Russia with great international influence, having signed this document on cooperation under the strategic leadership of the two heads of state against the backdrop of the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Russia and the China-Russia Year of Culture, China Media Corporation reaffirms its willingness to establish a regular cooperation mechanism together with Gazprom-Media Holding JSC to promote the sustainable, healthy and stable development of China-Russia relations of comprehensive strategic cooperation partnership entering a new era, and is ready to share its wisdom and strength for the benefit of the two countries and their peoples.
Shen Haixiong Deputy Head of the Publicity Department of the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee, President of China Media Group

Gazprom-Media Holding is Russia’s largest media corporation with assets in news broadcasting, television, film, content production and distribution, digital services, radio, press and online publications. In particular, the media holding owns the NTV, TNT and TV-3 television channels, Autoradio radio station, as well as the national RUTUBE video hosting service.

China Media Group is the largest media company in the People’s Republic of China, founded in 2018. It includes China Central Television (CCTV), Chinese National Radio (CNR) and China Radio International (CRI).