Rambler (Рамблер) is a Russian search engine and one of the biggest Russian web portals. It is owned by the Rambler Media Group, which belongs to Prof-Media since 2006.
Services offered by Rambler include web search, e-mail, media, e-commerce and other services to the Russian-speaking community globally. It is complemented by a number of other Rambler Media Group owned web properties including:
- Lenta.ru - an on-line Russian language newspaper,
- Doktor.ru - providing health and medical advice,
- Mama.ru - parenting advice,
- Ferra.ru - information about computer equipment.
It has been online since 1996. In 2005 the Rambler Media Group become public, and in 2006 was bought by Prof-Media.
On July 18 2008 it was announced that Google acquires Begun, part of Rambler Media and one of the biggest Russian context advertising service for $140 million.
Main competitors of Rambler on Russian market are Yandex and Mail.ru.