Ruptly is an international video news agency headquartered in Berlin, Germany. Launched in 2012 it is a part of the Emmy-nominated division of the RT (formerly Russia Today) news network. Ruptly says that it is editorially and commercially independent, but its sole shareholder is ANO “TV-Novosti”, a Russian government-funded non-profit organisation which also controls RT. Ruptly operates worldwide, serving over 1,400 clients globally. These include large media groups, broadcast networks, video bloggers and online publishers. Clients include Al Jazeera, CBS, NHK, and new wave online publishers such as LADbible.