RT America is a TV channel, part of the RT, previously known as Russia Today which is a Russian government-funded global multilingual television news network based in the Russian Federation. The network was founded in 2005 as Russia Today, by the government-owned RIA Novosti.
RT America focuses on covering the Americas from an international and Russian perspective. It currently only broadcasts in the afternoon and evening. Based in RT's Washington, DC Bureau, RT America also has studios in New York, Miami and Los Angeles. In Europe, South Africa, and North America, RT has an audience of around 200 million paying viewers among the pay-TV subscribers. Its financial news program, Capital Account, hosted by Lauren Lyster is a daily, half hour news analysis and discussion show, focused on alternative economic and financial news.
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