Site map    |       Subscription    |     Russian


<< < March 2011 > >>
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 26 27
28 29 30 31      

The Press Distributors Association (PDA) of Russia


The Press Distributors Association (PDA) is one of the oldest public mass-media organizations in Russia. The Association was founded on July 16, 1995 as a voluntary non-profit nongovernmental structure and was registered on September 3, 1996.

The Association brings together press distributors, publishers and others who involved in media business. The PDA members work with more than 2500 customers all over Russia and the CIS countries.

Main Objectives

  • Professional interests protection of distributors and publishers of periodicals in Russia and CIS countries.
  • Formation in Russia of the civilized pressmarket and its distribution system.
  • The PDA member coordination for the distribution of media and other printed products.


The supreme governing body of the Association is the general meeting. The executive bodies that manage the activities of the Association are the President and the Board of the Association. The PDA President is Mr. Dmitry Martynov. The Chairman of the Board is Mr. Alexander Oskin. The Executive Director is Ms. Yanina Polukhovich.


Membership in the Association is voluntary and individual. ARPP members can be Russian and foreign citizens and legal entities, creative unions of journalists, workers of culture and art, research centers engaged in marketing, sociological, economic and other research of the media market, commercial and non-profit organizations interested in expanding and improving the market of production and periodicals distribution.

The PDA members are the leading distribution companies of periodical printed media, as well as the major publishers of newspapers and magazines. Currently, the Association consists of more than one hundred capital and regional companies, operating on whole territory of the Russian Federation and in CIS and foreign countries.

PDA Partners

The Press Distributors Association constantly and successfully cooperates with the governmental, public and professional organizations and structures, including: Committees of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, The Council of the Federation, Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Federal Agency for Press and Mass Media, Moscow City Duma, Department for Media and Advertising of Moscow, Department of Trade and Services of Moscow, Alliance of Independent Regional Publishers, Alliance of Heads Russian Regional Media, Baltic Press, Guild of Press Publishers, NP "Soyuzpechat", National Publishers Association, Russian Journalists Union, Moscow Journalists Union, Distripress.


  • Studying of the printed products market trends.
  • Informational, scientific-methodical, organizational and other assistance to distributors of printed media.
  • Promotion the development and implementation of promising projects aimed at creating a progressive system of Distribution of printed products.
  • Cooperation with the social and political organizations of the country and its separate regions for the purpose of realization and protection of political, economic and other rights of the members, as well as the rights of citizens to freely receive printed products permitted by applicable law.
  • Development and strengthening of international relations in the sphere of media distribution, to create conditions for the exchange of best practices in this field, the entry into international printed media distribution organizations.

The Press Distributors Association acts as organizer of seminars, round tables and conferences for representatives of the media community on topical issues of the industry, as well as taking part in activities organized by the executive authorities of the federal and regional levels, it is a partner of a number of industry professional contests and prizes.

Contact us