RT (formerly Russia Today) is a Russian international television network funded by the Russian government. RT International, based in Moscow, presents around-the-clock news bulletins, documentaries, talk shows, debates, sports news, and cultural programmes that it says provide "a Russian viewpoint on major global events. RT operates as a multilingual service with conventional channels in five languages: the original English-language channel was launched in 2005, the Arabic-language channel in 2007, Spanish in 2009, German in 2014 and French in 2017. RT America (since 2010), RT UK (since 2014), and other regional channels also offer some locally based content.Life Rumain RSN features some of the highly rated programs on Russian online broadcasting. The radio has programs on news and programs on talk shows.