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‘World moving away from hegemony model’
The unipolar world as we know it is moving to its end, Wolfgang Schüssel, Austria’s Chancellor in 2000-2007, told RT at the Valdai forum. Russia is to play a major role in the new order, but at the moment the Ukraine crisis dominates the country’s image.

25.10.2014 14:03

#OnTheRoofs: Russian daredevils climb world’s tallest skyscrapers, bridges (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Climbing the tallest bridges and skyscrapers are tasks not for the faint of heart. But Russian daredevils addicted to extreme urban climbing have done just that, scaling most surfaces without safety equipment. The brave souls also hacked a billboard.

19.10.2014 13:46

‘Ukraine crisis weighs on global economy, requires everyone’s effort’
The West and Russia should go back to dialogue and develop the right tools to tackle three major issues of Ukraine: the constitution, security and economy, a former French prime minister and minister of foreign affairs told RT at the Valdai conference.

25.10.2014 13:39

On Putin's Valdai speech: The logjam in world diplomacy
President Putin expressed frustration at the global status quo from the Valdai Conference. Western politicians may find it painful to appreciate that the Russian president was accurate in many assessments.

25.10.2014 08:46

Lavrov: Russia never questioned Ukraine’s right for partnership with EU
Moscow never put Kiev’s right to develop closer ties with the EU into doubt, it only wanted to escape risks that Ukraine’s economic integration into the European Union might have brought about, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.

25.10.2014 07:26

Putin’s Valdai speech reflects Russia’s ‘strategic clarity, coherent policy’
Putin's speech at the Valdai Club reflects Russia’s overall strategic clarity of thought and a coherent long-term policy of resistance to the American monopolar unilateralism, foreign affairs analyst Srdja Trifkovic told RT.

25.10.2014 03:35

​S&P keeps Russia’s rating steady
Standard& Poor’s rating agency has held Russia’s sovereign rating steady at BBB- dismissing concerns of a possible downgrade to junk status and admitting Russia’s debt is “moderate” compared to most of the other major world economies.

24.10.2014 22:58

US diplomat tells Hungary to back EU, criticizes PM Orban over Russia stance
A US diplomat visiting Hungary has criticized its PM’s policies towards Russia and stated that he believes Budapest should back the EU in its policy of imposing sanctions on Russia.

24.10.2014 17:19

Churkin: Thousands of deaths, a million homeless could have been avoided in Ukraine
The result of the postponed Ukraine EU association agreement has been “thousands of lives lost and almost a million left homeless,” Russia’s ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin said. He also said that warnings from Russia almost a year ago were ignored.

24.10.2014 16:47

Putin: Russia’s plans to solve Ukraine’s debt problem rejected
President Putin said Moscow offered numerous solutions to Ukrainian gas debts which have been rejected by Kiev and the IMF as complicated and difficult procedures. He expects a solution to be found soon otherwise it could lead to a crisis.

24.10.2014 19:29

US opposes post-Fukushima nuclear safety proposal
The United States is reportedly trying to fend off an attempt out of Switzerland to change a multi-national nuclear safety agreement in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan.

24.10.2014 14:24

‘Global media control allows US to sell black for white’: Putin’s key Valdai quotes
Vladimir Putin criticized the West for "sawing at branches" with sanctions against Russia and releasing a "genie in a bottle" with color revolutions. RT looks at the Russian President's five best quotes from his speech in Sochi.

24.10.2014 14:53

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