Ways of dealing with "the Russian threat" and the impact of RT were discussed with the Department for international vzaimootnosheniyam the U.S. Senate in the process on " the Invasion of Putin to Ukraine and the propaganda that threatens Europe."
"We have Twitter, but We use it to send long press releases that, frankly, nobody cares. In addition, We broadcast in YouTube videos, which all fall asleep. Whereas Russia Today boasts of 2 and not less than billions of viewers. It is the largest Russian news Agency on the Internet. We must change the way they communicate in this space, otherwise you lose the battle, " said assistant to the President of the Atlantic Council Superski Maximilian, speaking before the Committee.
Member of the Board of governors on issues of broadcasting USA (BBG) Leon Aron in the process of the hearings called RT "is not an omnipotent monster that is misleading everyone is" somehow or other, later noting that to face it USA will take time, talent, dedication, risk-taking and innovation funding by the American media.
Answering the question Chapter of the hearing Senator Ron Johnson, Vice President of the Center for strategic and international studies USA Heather Conley has analysed the impact of the USA on 3-4 points out of 10, and RT 7-8 points." We have a long way to go before We become as ubiquitous and influential as modern Russia, " said Conley.
according to TV channel, the Total number of subscribers of all pages of the channel RT on Facebook exceeds eleven, 4 million people, which is the highest indicator among the Russian media. The total number of hits for all channels on the RT video is approaching 3 billion.