IMHO

  • Russia and the OSCE continue to have their differences. I propose a simple way out. Why did Dmitry bring a hatchet with him to Brussels? And getting the facts right about Kosovo.and much more.
  • IMHO
    'In My Humble Opinion' is a weekly programme aired every Sunday and hosted by Russia Today’s political commentator Peter Lavelle. The programme is a weekly commentary devoted to events happening in and around Russia. IMHO’s mission is to provide a unique perspective covering the areas of politics, economic, business and society in the post-Soviet space. IMHO’s hard hitting format will make you think differently about Russia and how Russians think about themselves and their country.
  • OSCE vs Russia
    Russia and the OSCE continue to have their differences. I propose a simple way out. Why did Dmitry bring a hatchet with him to Brussels? And getting the facts right about Kosovo.and much more.
  • BRIC countries to the rescue!
    Russia will weather the current financial instability. Why? Because the world has changed. Today, it isn't only the industrialised countries that determine the fate of the world economy. Also, presidential contender Medvedev speaks out. And a...
  • The British Council standoff
    Russia and the UK are at loggerheads. Hopefully, this bi-lateral relationship can only get better. And what is the state of Georgia’s democracy? Lastly, Mikhail Kasyanov hopes to run for the presidency. Who is "Misha 2%?"
  • What is in store for 2008?
    This week IMHO presents predictions for 2008. Thumbs up and down for whom? What events will make the news. And will the world be a better place? Find out on Sunday.
  • Putin's Time
    In this wek's edition of IMHO I have a look at Vladimir Putin as Time's "Person of the Year". Also, Dmitry Medvedev is officially a presidential candidate - who is his competition? And lastly, the "gas princess" is back in power...
  • Medvedev as Russian liberal
    Everyone likes to call Dmitry Medvedev a liberal. Well, its true, but he is a Russian liberal.  And, I give my thoughts on the situation surrounding the travails the British Council is experiencing. As well as a comment on a report predicting...
  • Counting the votes…and complaints
    This week’s IMHO has a look at allegations that Russia’s parliamentary election was rigged. Also, Iran isn’t a threat to global security, so why does the U.S. need an anti-missile system in Eastern Europe? And opposition TV returns...
  • Electing the future
    This week’s addition of IMHO has a look at Russia's election cycle - parliamentary and presidential. It isn't all planned out and lots can still happen. Also, the politics of energy. Will there be another Russia-Ukraine energy spat? And what...
  • Putin’s pulpit
    This week’s edition of IMHO has a look at what is on Putin’s mind, the Orange Revolution three years on and what Russia rich should really do with their money, and much more!
  • OSCE boycotts Russia
    This week IMHO has a look at the OSCE’s election monitoring boycott of Russia. As well as the ecological disaster afflicting the Black Sea coast – who is responsible? And the tragic story of Vitaly Kaloyev. And finally another comment...