Pyaty etazh from BBCRussian

Pyaty etazh from BBCRussian

Lively 90 minute discussion of the major political and cultural events of the past week, together with a look ahead to the coming week with Mikhail Smotryaev. The web-streaming show goes out every Saturday and Sunday, 1900-2030 Moscow time, and we add episodes just after the programme finishes.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • 20 November

    Thu, 20 Nov 14

    Duration:
    15 mins

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    30 days remaining

    Fifa corruption scandal: will the organisation survive and is a World Cup boycott really possible?

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  • 19 Nov 2014

    Wed, 19 Nov 14

    Duration:
    15 mins

    Available:
    29 days remaining

    In this episode: new poll by Levada centre shows most Russians are proud of their country and consider themselves free citizens. Apparently, economic sanctions did not yet erode people's confidence. Why?

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  • 18 Nov 2014

    Tue, 18 Nov 14

    Duration:
    15 mins

    Available:
    28 days remaining

    In this episode: there were nearly 10,000 terrorist attacks in 2013, a 44% increase from the previous year, says the Global Terrorism Index 2014 report. Yet only 5 countries are responsible for over 80% of deaths. How should we deal with terror?

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  • 17 Nov 2014

    Mon, 17 Nov 14

    Duration:
    15 mins

    Available:
    27 days remaining

    In this episode: Putin's exodus from the G20 summit in Brisbane and new sanctions against Russia - is this a sign of the things to come?

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  • 14 Nov 2014

    Fri, 14 Nov 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

    Available:
    24 days remaining

    In this episode: Russian president Vladimir Putin is coming to the G20 summit in Brisbane to meet the world leaders and possibly to answer some tough questions regarding Ukraine and Russian increased military activity.

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  • 13 Nov 2014

    Thu, 13 Nov 14

    Duration:
    15 mins

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    In this episode: the price of oil has dropped below $80 per barrel. Not long ago Russian president predicted collapse of the world economy, should oil prices reach this level. Meanwhile, economists are more concerned with Russia's ability to sustain the effect of the falling oil prices...

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  • 12 Nov 2014

    Wed, 12 Nov 14

    Duration:
    15 mins

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    In this episode: Russia has signed separate agreements with Iran ahead of the final talks about country's nuclear capabilities. Russia will now provide Tehran with more nuclear power plants. Does it mean the talks are over?

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  • 11 Nov 2014

    Tue, 11 Nov 14

    Duration:
    15 mins

    Available:
    21 days remaining

    In this episode: British media regulator has again warned RT channel about the objectivity of their programmes. RT argues that Ofcom uses double-standards and is biased against the Russian channel. Is it so?

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  • 10 Nov 2014

    Mon, 10 Nov 14

    Duration:
    15 mins

    Available:
    20 days remaining

    In this episode: the leaders of China and Japan meet for the first time in three years. This face-to-face meeting is important progress in relations between the world's second and third largest economies. But is it enough to sort out their disputes?

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  • 07 Nov 2014

    Fri, 7 Nov 14

    Duration:
    30 mins

    Available:
    17 days remaining

    In this episode: Russia has withdrawn from the international nuclear security summit, Russian military have launched ICBMs four times in just over a week, and Russian president hinted that the price of oil is being manipulated by politicians. Russia's isolation becomes more and more complete...

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