Aleksey Venediktov, editor-in-chief of Russia’s most influential political radio station Ekho Moskvy, thinks the severe beating of 30-year-old journalist Oleg Kashin should put an end to the series of uninvestigated attacks on journalists.
After years of extremely tense relations, Russia and Poland are now seeking cooperation. Political analyst Irina Kobrinskaya shared her views with RT on the thorny path of the two states from ice age to the current thaw.
Population expert, Vladimir Zorin, tells RT what to expect from the current Russian census, comments on whether Russians are dying out, and explains why the question about religion has been taken off the forms.
What exactly is the Skolkovo innovation center and why is the world watching it so closely? Anatoly Aleksandrov, one of six co-founders of the center and the rector of Bauman University fills RT in with the details.
Analyst Fyodor Lukyanov dwells on how the idea of Russia and Belarus being allies came to the brink of failure due to the enormous ambitions of the Belarusian President and unthought-of strategies of the past.
What is China going to do amid growing tensions around Iran? What’s the status of Russia-China relations? GRU veteran Andrey Devyatov, one of the leading experts on China, talked to RT about these and other questions.
With the dismissal of Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov, people expect that his “oligarchic empire” will be ruined, but social benefits and programs will remain in place, sociologist Olga Kryshtanovskaya has told RT.