On the Main award, the largest international festival of Monte-Carlo Television Festival claims news release RT about the tragic events in the South-East of Ukraine in 2014, when National guard troops opened fire on civilians in the Victory Day.
A finalist in the category "Best 24 hour news programme" (Best 24-Hour News Programme) was the release of the mass shooting of civilians who came to the rally to celebrate Victory Day in Mariupol. Presenter bill DoD from the Studio in the capital of Russia and journalist Irina Galushko, which was on the South-East of Ukraine, told about violent clashes with the Ukrainian army and the supporters of federalization in the air. Correspondents RT captures the horrific images of the tragedy, which eventually cost the lives of 20 civilians and dozens were injured health.
During the shooting in Mariupol was seriously injured as a freelance journalist videoamanda RT RUPTLY Fedor Tavalakov. With a gunshot wound to the abdomen Saulakova was taken to the capital of Russia in the cabin of medical aircraft, where he underwent a second operation.
in addition to RT, for the "Golden nymph" in this category claimed the largest international TV channels, such as si-EN-EN, Sky News and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
television channel RT has become the winner of the Monte-Carlo Television Festival in the category Best 24-Hour News Programme in 2013, leaving behind si-EN-EN international, Al Jazeera English and Sky News. In 2014, RT reached the final of the festival With the broadcast, on the chronicle of clashes between protesters and police on the Day of Unity of Ukraine on January 22. Journalists RT live were reporting about violent riots in Kiev, located in the center of events - among the flaming barricades on the Maidan.
international television festival in Monte-Carlo, created in 1961 on the initiative of Prince Rainier of Monaco, is the world's largest forum of television films, reports and news programs. The main award and the symbol of the festival - the Golden statuette of a nymph of Salmakida - " Golden nymph ", the original of which is housed in the Louvre.