Cooperative Russian Language News Exchange (RLNE)
|5.2 Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine|
|Theme||Media and Accountability|
|Donor or donors|
|Partner or partners||Media in or from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine|
|Overall objective||To improve the quality of information available in Russian-speaking regions, including greater pluralism and free expression, by providing trustworthy, fact-based, accurate, balanced and timely news and analysis in Russian.|
Developed cooperation between the working partnership of independent media in the Eastern Partnership and Russia (members of RLNE).
|Achieved results||Seven media outlets from the European Union’s Eastern Partnership established closer ties by participating in the start-up phase of the Russian Language News Exchange. They agreed on the main editorial values of cooperation, established procedures for joint decision making and engaged in the creation of a new kind of news-exchange partnership that will enable their audiences to receive good quality news and information about events in the region.|