Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an independent, international news and broadcast organization, whose programs--radio, internet and television--reach influential audiences in Russia, Central Asia, Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan. Through broadcasts in 28 languages RFE/RL provides news, information and responsible discussion of domestic and international issues to countries where free and independent media are not permitted or not yet fully established. More than 30 million people enjoy and rely on RFE/RL programs. RFE/RL is funded by the U.S. Congress. RFE/RL maintains bureaus in 19 countries. Its operational headquarters is in Prague. Its corporate headquarters is in Washington D.C.