RT France

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RT en français
Launched18 December 2017
Owned by(ANO) TV-Novosti
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
(HD feed downgraded to letterboxed 480i for SDTVs)
Broadcast areaFrance
HeadquartersBoulogne-Billancourt, France
Sister channel(s)RT International
RT America
Rusiya Al-Yaum
RT Documentary
RT Actualidad
RT Deutsch

RT France also known as RT en français is the French-speaking language version of the Russian international news channel RT. The channel is based in the Paris suburb of Boulogne-Billancourt and funded by the Russian government.

RT revealed in late 2015 its willingnesss to develop its TV network among the French-speaking audience in countries such as France, Belgium and Switzerland.[1] The channel was launched on December 18, 2017, broadcasting in France, Belgium, Canada and the Mediterranean[2].

Xenia Fedorova is currently holding the position of President and News Director [3].


  1. ^ http://www.lemonde.fr/actualite-medias/article/2015/10/06/la-chaine-russia-today-bientot-en-france_4783375_3236.html#
  2. ^ "Russia Today se lance en France: "Ce n'est pas une propagande grossière"". LExpress.fr (in French). 2017-12-17. Retrieved 2018-11-13.
  3. ^ Grépinet, Mariana (2018-05-24). "Russia Today: "Télé-Poutine" sous haute surveillance". Paris Match (in French).

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