RT, previously known as Russia Today, is a global multilingual television news network based in the Russian Federationrun by the state-owned state-run RIA Novosti.
RT shows round-the-clock news bulletins, documentaries, talk shows, and debates, as well as sports news and cultural programs on Russia. The service is aimed at the overseas market, similar to other international news channels, and broadcast through satellite and cable operatorsthroughout the world.