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Sophie Shevardnadze

Donetsk activists proclaim region's independence from Ukraine
In the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, a group of activists have declared their region independent from Kiev. This comes after protesters stormed a local government building last night.

07.04.2014 10:01

US proponents of sanctions on Iran won’t like consequences – Iranian FM to RT
US sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program produced no positive outcomes, and if hardline lawmakers manage to impose more of those, despite President Obama’s position, they will not like the consequences, warned Iranian FM Javad Zarif.

16.01.2014 09:16

Nukes are useless because nobody dare use them – Ahmadinejad to RT
Nuclear arms – as “the most inhumane weapon” – cannot be ever deployed and therefore they are useless for Iran, said outgoing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in an exclusive interview with RT’s Sophie Shevardnadze.

02.07.2013 12:25

‘I have no resources to be a dictator’ – President Lukashenko to RT
His reputation precedes him: The long-time Belarusian leader Aleksandr Lukashenko has been often referred to in the Western media as ‘Europe’s last dictator’. But he insists he doesn’t have the means to be one as RT sits down with the President.

17.03.2013 16:45

‘Arab Spring crisis is about lack of jobs’ – World Bank Chief
In an interview with RT the World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim touched on some key global problems: ending poverty and increasing the private economic sector, fighting global warming and ending the political crisis in Mali.

19.02.2013 19:07

Debt crisis looming as Washington 'hides the real fiscal cliff numbers’
The US national debt is twenty times higher than is officially reported, approaching $222 trillion, and today’s children could soon be paying their parent’s debts, reputed American economist Laurence Kotlikoff told RT.

06.02.2013 04:22

'Neo-Nazism on the rise in EU' – top Russian FM official
The eurozone’s deep economic crisis has radicalized Europe, sparking a rising wave of Neo-Nazism across the union, Konstantin Dolgov, the Russian Foreign Ministry Commissioner for Human Rights told RT.

21.12.2012 07:54

'Killing Palestinians is popular in Israel around election time'
Was Israel’s Pillar of Cloud self defense, or state terrorism? What is the Israeli lobby in the US, and what does the Arab lobby have to counter it with? To get some answers, RT sat down with former US Assistant Secretary of Defense Chas Freeman.

09.12.2012 07:17

Assad: Erdogan thinks he's Caliph, new sultan of the Ottoman (EXCLUSIVE)
In an exclusive interview with RT, President Bashar Assad said that the conflict in Syria is not a civil war, but proxy terrorism by Syrians and foreign fighters. He also accused the Turkish PM of eyeing Syria with imperial ambitions.

09.11.2012 04:32

'Assad is completely demonized by the press' – RT’s interviewer
The Syrian conflict is exponentially more complicated than portrayed in the press – and as for President Bashar Assad, he is a well-educated man who has fallen victim to media demonization, says RT’s Sophie Shevardnadze.

08.11.2012 19:50

'Wall St. favors Romney due to anger over Obama 'fat cats' remark'
Both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney get money from Wall Street, however, most big bankers support Romney. Even though Obama bailed them out, they remember the president’s “fat cat” remarks, The Nation magazine editor Katrina vanden Heuvel told RT.

02.11.2012 16:24

‘Democracy cannot be brought about from the outside’
The future of human rights and democracy in the volatile, post-Arab Spring Middle East is still murky, with daily violence continuing to threaten the lives of civilians. RT discussed the situation with Russian human rights envoy Konstantin Dolgov.

01.08.2012 10:50

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