MOSCOW, APRIL 16, 2014 – RT, the winner of the 2013 Monte-Carlo Television Festival for Best 24-hour News Programme, is once again a finalist in this category for its report titled “Anti-government Protests in Kiev, Ukraine”.
MOSCOW, APRIL 9 2014 – RT has become a 2014 Gold medalist at the esteemed New York Festivals Television and Film Awards, beating CNN for the award in the Documentary category. The network also took two bronze medals. The award ceremony was held in Las Vegas at NAB Show on April 8, 2014.
MOSCOW, APRIL 3, 2014 – “News Team” is a 20-part series directed by Josh Silberman, the award-winning producer from Deadliest Catch, Fear Factor and Dancing with the Stars. Silberman and his crew followed RT correspondents around the clock as they reported on breaking stories, from fighting in Syria to protests in Ukraine.
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.