RIA Novosti Photo Library is part of one of Russia's largest press and photo agencies—the Russian Information Agency-Novosti (RIA-Novosti). Novosti means "news" in Russian. Its archives show every aspect of Russian life, history, and culture. A team of staff photographers is constantly adding fresh material in all subject areas. Novosti provides imagery of social-political, economic, scientific, and financial subjects. With both historical and contemporary material, Novosti has been in operation in various forms for over 60 years.