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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  • 30 October

    Thu, 30 Oct 14

    Duration:
    15 mins

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    Russia will renew its claims for more territories in the Arctic. What are the chances for success?

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  • 29 Oct 2014

    Wed, 29 Oct 14

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    15 mins

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    In this episode: Russia Today is preparing to launch a dedicated UK television channel. Last year the Russian president told RT staff that he expected it to be “unbiased” but also to “break the Anglo-Saxon monopoly on the global information streams”. Will this strategy succeed?

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  • 28 Oct 2014

    Tue, 28 Oct 14

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    In this episode: gender inequality in sport and elsewhere - despite the world's best efforts, it's still there and it's going nowhere...

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  • 27 Oct 2014

    Mon, 27 Oct 14

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    In this episode: Russian State Duma is considering lowering the voting age to 16 years. Some European countries tried that already, and Scottish leaders also gave 16-year-olds the power to vote in the hope that it would swing the results of the independence referendum. Can we trust teenagers with electing our governments?

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  • 24 Oct 2014

    Fri, 24 Oct 14

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    30 mins

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    In this episode: two days ahead of the parliamentary elections in Ukraine we explore the political landscape in the country.

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  • 23 Oct 2014

    Thu, 23 Oct 14

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    In this episode: "Valdai Club" meeting in Sochi aims to discuss the realities of Russian politics and the possibility of a new world order. Over a hundred experts are expected to visit the forum, howerver, it's practical value remains questionable...

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  • 22 Oct 2014

    Wed, 22 Oct 14

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    In this episode: as almost entire Swedish Navy is looking for a submarine of an unknown origin, one can't help but wonder, are most European armies fit to serve their purpose? Are seemingly never-ending defence spending cuts provoking others, like Russia, to flex their muscles?

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  • 21 October

    Tue, 21 Oct 14

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    Russian investigators say "criminal negligence" caused the crash that killed the chief executive of oil firm Total and the three crew members of his private jet. How big is the problem in the country?

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  • 20 October

    Mon, 20 Oct 14

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    Turkey is to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross the Syrian border to fight Islamic State militants in Kobane, in what is being seen as a policy reversal.

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  • 17 Oct 2014

    Fri, 17 Oct 14

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    In this episode: Russian companies and businessmen sue the European council for being on the receiving end of economic sanctions. Do they stand a chance of winning?

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