The Russian edition of National Geographic Magazines has been part of Independent Media Sanoma Magazines' portfolio as of October 2006.

National Geographic Magazine provides abundant information about different nations and cultures, as well as nature, science and new technologies. According to the editorial concept of National Geographic Magazine, all national editions receive the most important content of the magazine at the same time. The local editorial office then takes care of the interesting Russian topics.

National Geographic has been published in English since 1888. The magazine has a total circulation of more than 8.5 million copies and is sold all over the world.

Independent Media Sanoma Magazines is part of Sanoma Magazines International and belongs to the SanomaWSOY Group's magazine publishing division Sanoma Magazines.