MOSCOW, FEBRUARY 25, 2014 –RT’s series of reports on the Guantanamo Bay detention camp received a nomination for the prestigious international New York Festivals award. RT’s entries are in the finals of five more categories, competing alongside CNN, BBC, CNBC and HBO.
KIEV, FEBRUARY 20, 2014 – Shots were fired at RT crew on the balcony of a hotel in central Kiev as they were readying to go to a live broadcast, hitting a nearby window.
MOSCOW, FEBRUARY 5, 2014 –RT Arabic’s Facebook page has reached the 2 million subscribers milestone, surpassing many other Arabic-language news broadcasters, including CNN Arabic. The combined number of RT Facebook fans in English, Spanish and Arabic has passed the 4 million mark.
Radio station Sochi Today, launched in advance of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, began broadcasting in Sochi (101.5 FM) and Krasnaya Polyana (105.8 FM).
MOSCOW, JULY 16, 2013 – RT begins delivering real-time news and original documentary content for Finland’s largest airline.
MOSCOW, JUNE 21, 2013 – RT’s entries overtook contenders from Fox and Universal to take two gold medals at the PromaxBDA Global Excellence Awards 2013 – the most prestigious award in television design and marketing.
MOSCOW, JUNE 13, 2013 – RT took top prize in the Best 24-Hour News Programme category at Europe’s most prestigious television festival.
MOSCOW, JUNE 3, 2013 – RT’s YouTube channel becomes the first television news channel ever to reach the one billion views mark, confirming RT’s status as the top news content provider on the world’s largest video-sharing platform.
WASHINGTON, DC, MAY 29, 2013 – “Larry King Now” and new politics show hosted by King to air on RT beginning in June.
MOSCOW, APRIL 11, 2013 – RT television network receives two prizes at the prestigious international media festival.