Olma Media Group is one of the most rapidly expanding publishing houses in Russia. Its catalogue includes fiction, nonfiction, gift books and reference guides. International partners include Carlton Books, Working Partners Ltd, DAMI International, Hay House Publishers, Kingfisher Publications PLC., Parramon Ediciones, Oxford Publishing, Dorling Kindersley, and Falken-Verlag. Olma fully acquired Russia’s largest educational publisher JSC Prosveshcheniye Publishers in 2011 for 2.25 billion RUB. Olma has branches in Samara, Omsk, Kazan, Ryazan, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhniy Novgorod, St.-Petersburg, Volgograd, Perm, Ufa, Vladivostok, Kirov, and Orenburg.

The educational unit prints 90 million textbooks and supplementary products per year.

The group released 2,881 titles in 2014 with a total print run of 76,730,600.

The parent company’s name was changed from Olma Media Group Ltd. to Prosveshcheniye Holdings Limited in 2015.


In 2013, Olma’s trade and educational division reached a total print run of 106 million copies from 3,124 titles. The revenue accounted for 324 million USD (10.01 billion RUB). In 2012, Olma sold 62 million copies of 2,129 titles, with revenues of 257 million USD (8.26 billion RUB).

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