Since the outbreak of war in Ukraine the number of people reading The Portugal News in Russian has increased fivefold, demonstrating the desire for journalism with integrity from Russian speaking readers.

The majority of readers on the Russian language site in the month of March came from Ukraine (31.71 percent) however there was also a significant number coming from Russia (10.98 percent).

The Portugal News has been reporting about initiatives to support refugees coming from Ukraine, sharing information about procedures to enter the country, basic requirements and also about support available to those who come to Portugal as a refugee, and will continue to do so.

Providing unbiased reporting with integrity is a cornerstone of The Portugal News, and will remain so in all of the languages that we share with our readers. is available to read in English, Dutch, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Russian, Romanian, Chinese and Turkish, with more languages coming very soon.