RT (Russia Today) has been threatened with statutory sanctions by Ofcom for breaching impartiality rules in its reporting of events in Ukraine earlier this year.
Russia Today plans to allocate R1.399 billion (€29.3 million) for a new French language version of the channel.
Russia Today has secured carriage on Slovakia’s leading cable network.
Larry King, the US interviewer who spent 25 years with CNN, is to join Russia Today (RT) to present a new political programme.
On the eve of this year’s MIPTV, Russia Today (RT) is launching Ruptly, a Berlin-based agency that provides real-time and archived visual news materials from all the global hotspots via state-of-the-art delivery platform.
Dailymotion has added Al Jazeera, Russia Today, the Telegraph Media Group and VICE as dedicated channels on its video portal.
Russia Today is launching RTDoc, a TV channel featuring documentaries about Russia, broadcasting 24/7 in English, and available as a free-to-air channel on Eutelsat Hot Bird.
Russia Today has added a potential 7 million viewers to its audience in Europe by securing carriage on the largest cable networks in France and Belgium.
RRsat Global Communications Network has announced that it has launched a new platform for the distribution of Spanish and Portuguese language content into European markets over the Hispasat 1D satellite.
The German cable operator Unitymedia will add four new channels to its digital line-up – Servus TV, Lust Pur, ZDFneo and Russia Today – from November 1.