MOSCOW, MAY 14, 2015 – In “119 Lives Unlived,” RT correspondent Paula Slier looks into her family’s past to discover the exact fate of the 119 members of her family who were exterminated in Nazi concentration camps during World War 2. Seventy years after the end of the war, she conducts a personal investigation into where and how they died.
MOSCOW, MAY 8, 2015 – RT will air a live broadcast of the Victory Day parades from all around Russia as part of the extensive project that marks the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Victory in the Great Patriotic War. Dubbed Parade Relay, the event will stream on RT channels and online platforms around the world in Russian, English, Spanish and Arabic on May 9.
MOSCOW, APRIL 21, 2015– An RT news programme about tragic events in southeastern Ukraine in May 2014, when the National Guard opened fire on civilians on Victory Day, has been nominated for the Golden Nymph Award of the Monte Carlo Television Festival – the largest and one of the most prestigious TV festivals in the world.
MOSCOW, APRIL 15, 2015 — RT host Anissa Naouai and program Technology Update won in their respective categories, and documentary film “Albino Africa” was awarded silver at the 2015 New York Festivals.
MOSCOW, APRIL 14, 2015 – At the Q&A session following the film’s exclusive Russian premiere WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange joined the creators of “Terminal F” – award-winning journalist John Goetz and documentarian Poul-Erik Heilbuth – to discuss how Snowden avoided capture, Assange’s own asylum at the Ecuadorean embassy in London, and whether the consequences suffered by him and Snowden will deter further whistleblowing activity.
MOSCOW, APRIL 13, 2015 – The film chronicles the secret journey of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden from Hong Kong to Moscow. The invitation-only screening will be followed by a Q&A with the film’s creators, award-winning journalist John Goetz and documentarian Poul-Erik Heilbuth, as well as with representatives from WikiLeaks.
MOSCOW, APRIL 7, 2015 – RT launches War Witness: Heritage project, marking 70 years since the end of the Second World War. Viewers will get a chance to hear moving, tragic and inspiring accounts from those who had experienced the horrors of the Great Patriotic War first-hand.
WASHINGTON, D.C., MARCH 9, 2015 - RT America announces the launch of its latest live television program, "Watching the Hawks", which seeks to rescue the stories buried in the hype and faux outrage permeating our society and get to the real issues. The hosts, Tyrel Ventura, Sean Stone and Tabetha Wallace along with their guests are your eyes and ears on the ground in the world of media, politics and pop culture.
MOSCOW, FEBRUARY 19, 2015 – RT’s Arabic-language news channel has higher daily audience in six MENA countries than UK’s BBC Arabic and Sky News Arabia, US’ Al Hurra and China’s CCTV in Arabic, placing it among the top three most watched news channels in the surveyed states. In Egypt, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, UAE and Iraq RT Arabic is watched by 6.7 million viewers every day.