The US needs reforms similar to those during Perestroika in the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev told RT's Sophie Shevardnadze. The former Soviet leader also spoke about Washington’s policy of pressure and intervention into conflicts.
The West was hoping that sanctions and the falling ruble would force Russia to shift its policy, but Putin made it clear during his Federal Assembly address that Russia will continue its course, Mark Sleboda of Moscow State University, told RT.
he principle cause of the Ukraine crisis was the West pressing Kiev to enter the EU Association Agreement and NATO’s extremely disastrous eastwards expansion, Samir Dathi, National Officer of the Stop the War Coalition, told RT.
Instead of resolving problems with his citizens Ukraine’s president is engaging with foreigners and serving their interests, which might lead to a systematic crisis and unrest, Anna Van Densky, political commentator for the EU Reporter magazine, told RT.
OPEC`s decision not to reduce oil production will affect major oil producers and may undermine the global oil industry, planting the seeds for a major oil crisis in 2015 or 2016, international oil economist, Dr. Mamdouh Salameh told RT.
Despite wide support for the “USA Freedom Act” the majority of right-wing US politicians in the Congress choose a spying system, which arouses fear and ire among Americans, James Petras, formerly of Binghamton University, told RT.
Internet service providers are not interested in net neutrality because they want to make sure they can charge conglomerates which are streaming large amounts of data, Anatoly Nirshberg, managing partner, ParadigmNEXT, said on RT’s ‘In the Now’.
Daredevil highwire-walker and Austrian crime author Reinhard Kleindl has shot to fame after crossing the 108 meter Victoria Falls on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border. He spoke to RT about his motivations and safety precautions.
Israel has permanently banned Norwegian doctor Mads Gilbert from entering Gaza. He told RT that he has become “a great problem for the Israeli government” because he documents the atrocities he sees in Palestine.
Washington is trying to convince Americans, who are completely opposed to foreign military adventures, that US isn’t really engaged in wars in Iraq and Syria by sending forces under the guise of advisers, Eugene Puryear from the Answer Coalition told RT.
Sanctions introduced by members of the G20 against Russia contradict the very principles of the summit’s activities, as well as international law, Russian President Vladimir Putin told TASS ahead of the G20 meeting in Brisbane, Australia.
The Cold War has never ended from US side as their goal has always been to crack Russia, geopolitical analyst and author, F. William Engdahl, told RT, adding that the American anti-missile shield in Europe brings the world close to nuclear holocaust.