RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service, Radio Svoboda
, has officially entered the Guinness Book of World Records for participating in the longest television talk show ever.
From August 23-25, Ukraine's leading news channel, “Channel 5,” broadcast “Ukrainian Independence,” a news-talk program for a record-breaking 52 hours. Two of those hours featured Radio Svoboda's own, Irena Shtogrin.
The effort was done in connection with the 20th anniversary of Ukrainian independence.
As a result, Radio Svoboda was honored with a certificate of participation by Guinness World Records
, which follows and collects record-breaking achievements around the world.
Shtogrin, an RFE/RL correspondent based in Kiev, represented RFE/RL and discussed topics related to Ukrainian politics and the education system in Ukraine.
- Deana Kjuka