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'CrossTalk' is RT's flagship program. This TV debate experience presents hot-topic discussions on politics, business, newsmakers, global trends, present-day conflicts, and dangers and challenges facing our world. Host Peter Lavelle poses hard, straightforward questions to his guests, and demands concrete answers in response. Peter's guests are politicians, journalists, scientists and decision-makers of all sorts – anyone who influences the decisions changing our world or plays a key role in forming public opinion.

Sep 25, 2023 04:00

CrossTalk Bullhorns: Zelensky watching Zelensky

Western solidarity with Ukraine, particularly in Eastern Europe, is being tested. The flood of cheap Ukrainian grain into the EU has engaged farmers and terrified politicians facing their voters. Ukraine is ‘behaving like a drowning man’ – willing to take down their so-called friends if they have to.

CrossTalking with George Szamuely and Martin Jay.

Sep 22, 2023 06:16

CrossTalk: NATO all in

Western elites and their compliant media have signaled that the Ukraine proxy war is primarily aimed at weakening and ultimately dismantling Russia’s military capabilities. This is why genuine efforts for a negotiated resolution to the conflict have been absent, indicating their commitment to perpetuating yet another ‘forever war.’

CrossTalking with Wyatt Reed, Matthew Ehret, and Thierry Laurent Pellet.

Sep 20, 2023 06:45

CrossTalk: Endless conflict?

As Kiev’s counteroffensive grinds to a halt, NATO says the West must prepare for “a long war.” The alliance’s goal, according to its head, Jens Stoltenberg, is Russia’s military defeat. This is a policy choice, and it is Ukraine paying the price for such a craven decision.

CrossTalking with Daniel McAdams, Wilmer Leon, and Bruce Gagnon.

Sep 18, 2023 07:30

CrossTalk Bullhorns: Red lines crossed

The west’s deep involvement in the Ukraine conflict suggests any negotiations are off the table. In fact, only escalation is on the horizon. Is NATO spoiling for an outright conflict with Russia? It certainly appears so.

CrossTalking with George Szamuely and Martin Jay.

Sep 15, 2023 06:57

CrossTalk: Stoltenberg’s confession

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has acknowledged that Vladimir Putin’s decision to enter Ukraine last year was to prevent NATO from expanding into the country. The claim that it was an 'unprovoked invasion' is propaganda. The West’s Ukraine narrative is unravelling.

CrossTalking with Aaron Good, Matthew Crosston, and Yves Engler.

Sep 13, 2023 04:01

CrossTalk: Rising alternative

The Alternative for Germany is on the rise – doubling its popularity since the last election cycle. This party challenges neoliberal orthodoxies on the issues of immigration, military alliances, the nature of the European Union, and much more. This why there are some who want the Alternative for Germany banned.

CrossTalking with John Laughland, Ralph T. Niemeyer, and Michael Brück.