Single editor-in-chief for Russia Today

Margarita Simonyan, since 2005 editor-in-chief of Russia Today TV news channel broadcasting in English, has been appointed editor-in-chief of Rusiya Al-Yaum TV channel. In her new post, Margarita Simonyan will be responsible for the work of both English language Russia Today and Rusiya Al-Yaum, broadcasting in Arabic.

Aidar Aganin has been appointed Deputy Editor-in-chief of Arabic Channel.