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ITAR TASS, Russia's Oldest and Most Prestigious News Provider, Becomes Official Information Newswire Sponsor for Landmark EuraMedia Summit in Boston Focusing on Russia Media and Tech Industry

(May 20, 2012)

MOSCOW, May 20, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EuraMedia Summit 2012, scheduled to take place in Boston from June 13th to 16th 2012, announced that ITAR TASS information agency will be its general Russian media partner.

The director of the information projects' service and the editor in chief of TASS-Telecom, Alexei Yeriomin, will represent ITAR TASS at the summit.

Project TASS-Telecom is an agency set up in 2011 by ITAR TASS Russian News Agency and the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation. The agency focuses on the latest in telecommunications, media and information technologies. The project's main mission is to be a tool for the field's professionals such as representatives of the state, business, science and expert community.

Tass-Telecom's (ITAR TASS) partners include (but are not limited to):

The Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation, the Federal Communications Agency, the Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Telecom, Information Technologies and Mass Communications, OAO Sviaz'invest, OAO Rostelecom, RU/P Domains Coordination Centre, Sviaznoi, OAO Skartel, FSUE Russian Post, MTS, Megafon, Infra Engineering, Kaspersky Labs, Rambler-Afisha, Yandex, Group, FSUE RTRS, Uralsib, Sberbank, St. Petersburg International Economic Forum Fund.

"It's been for the first time that a summit of such level and with such representation from both Russian and American sides takes place. Exchange of opinions and visions on modern tendencies in news making and delivery appears to be conceptually important, useful and timely for the agency with century-old traditions"- an ITAR TASS official emphasized.

It is also important to say that the summit's media partners include a large number of Russian media brands, such as Rain TV, Kommersant Publishing House, Expert Media Holding, portal, Radio Station, INTERFAX News Agency and others.

Notes to Editor

  • EuraMedia Summit will take place June 13 - June 16 2012 at The Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center located at 200 Seaport Blvd. in Boston, MA. For more information contact

  • The multi faceted summit will ultimately offer attendees access to the great and good in Russian business. They will hear from top industry speakers such as Steve Wozniak of Apple Computer Inc, learn from case studies of existing Western success stories doing business in Russia, intimately network to create future long term relationships, attend educational seminars to aid them in future business ventures with Russia and explore new business leads.

  • A VIP networking opportunity; a black tie awards ceremony and charity event to be co-hosted by IDEA Media and famed actress Sarah Jessica Parker will also happen at the Summit. The awards, to be given out by top media executives as well as celebrities, will focus on the entertainment and media industries (both traditional and digital) and will honor pioneers from Russia and the CIS in these fields. The event also will feature an auction of vintage Soviet and US movie memorabilia and will benefit The Life Line Charity Fund.

  • Matthew Goldstein, co-founder and principal of IDEA Consulting Inc. is a graduate of Phillips Academy Andover and a J.William Fulbright Scholar on Popular Culture and Youth Political Mobilization in the former Soviet space.

CONTACT: Matt Goldstein

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