Information is powerful. Accurate and erroneous, objective and misleading, it makes its way into news bulletins around the world. News goes on to influence public opinion and private decision making, sometimes forcing the hand of politicians with demands that “something must be done” about this or that situation. With Russia in the info wars crosshairs, is it possible for international players to resist the media hype and focus on maximizing economic opportunity for all sides?
To discuss this and more, RT’s Peter Lavelle is joined by Ben Aris, Pepe Escobar, John Laughland, Alexander Mercouris, and Sebastian Sass, in co-operation with the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum.
Full version of the panel discussion.
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