Press releases

  • RT – FOUR-TIME INTERNATIONAL EMMY FINALIST
    MOSCOW, AUGUST 9, 2016 – RT has become Russia’s first broadcaster to be nominated for the fourth time for the prestigious International Emmy Awards. RT’s series of reports covering the 70th anniversary session of the United Nations General Assembly has made it to the finals in the News category.
  • BACKSTAGE WITH MARIA ZAKHAROVA: RT'S NEW SPECIAL FEATURE ON INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMACY
    MOSCOW, JULY 22 – RT and Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova reveal what goes on behind closed doors at international meetings in a new special project. “This is a sort of a genre experiment – a series of...
  • RT, ARGENTINA REACH BROADCASTING AGREEMENT, EXPAND COOPERATION
    MOSCOW, JULY 19, 2016 – RT and the government of Argentina have reached an agreement for RT Spanish to remain a part of Argentina’s national TV broadcasting network, Television Digital Abierta (TDA), which enables the channel’s...
  • RT TO SHOW EMELIANENKO FIGHT AT EFN 50 MMA EVENT IN 360-DEGREE VIDEO
    ST. PETERSBURG, JUNE 16, 2016 – One of MMA’s greatest, Fedor Emelianenko, will take on Fabio Maldonado of Brazil in his first fight in Russia since 2012 on Friday, June 17. For the special occasion, which is part of the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2016) activities, RT, the global television news network, is preparing a treat for all MMA fans – a 360-degree video of the event.
  • LAVROV: BRITAIN’S ATTEMPTS TO IMPEDE RT ATTESTS TO CHANNEL’S EFFICACY
    MOSCOW, JUNE 16, 2016 — Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has commented on the Soft Power 30 ranking issued by British public relations agency Portland Communications. The ranking lists Russia among the top 30 most-influential...
  • RT WINS 12 AWARDS AT US INTERNATIONAL FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL
    MOSCOW, JUNE 16, 2016 — RT wins 12 awards at the US International Film & Video Festival, including two golds. The awards went to five newscasts, three documentaries, two programs and a series of the channel’s promotional videos. The...
  • ON CONTACT: PULITZER-WINNING JOURNALIST CHRIS HEDGES LAUNCHES INTERVIEW SHOW ON RT AMERICA
    WASHINGTON, DC, JUNE 2, 2016 – Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges joins the RT America team to host “On Contact”, a weekly interview series that will debut Saturday, June 11. On his show, Hedges will engage...
  • RT AMERICA TAKES HOME 10 TROPHIES IN THE 37TH ANNUAL TELLY AWARDS
    WASHINGTON, MAY 11, 2016 –– RT America has won 10 awards in the 37th Annual Telly Awards, including four People’s Telly Awards chosen by the public. "The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video," Linda...
  • RT EXCLUSIVE: VICTORY DAY
    IN 360 MOSCOW, MAY 9 — RT has pioneered in offering a VR broadcast of the parade as part of its special coverage of the 71st anniversary of Victory Day. ...
  • PwC STUDY FOR RT: AVAILABILITY, CURIOSITY, MOBILITY DRIVING GROWTH OF CROSS-BORDER NEWS
    MOSCOW, APRIL 27, 2016 – PwC published today an independent, RT-commissioned study on cross-border news trends in 10 countries. The results reveal significant growth in cross-border news consumption over the last decade and identify resource...
  • RT WINS THE WEBBY-PEOPLE’S VOICE AWARD FOR SOCIAL MEDIA IN NEWS
    MOSCOW, APRIL 26, 2016 – RT took home the  People’s Voice Award Webby – the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet – in an open online vote. Webby Awards online voters chose RT social media...
  • RT NEWS APPLICATION INSTALLED BY OVER 1MN ANDROID USERS 
    MOSCOW, APRIL 13 — Over one million users have installed the RT News for Android mobile application, a figure that eclipses such news outlets as Euronews, Voice of America and the Washington Post. In 2015, overall demand for RT’s online...

RT asks

All Russian athletes have been banned from the Rio 2016 Paralympics. Was this the right decision?