RT to Air In-depth Interview With Belarus Leader Lukashenko

Mar 21, 2012, 22:12 ET from RT

MOSCOW, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  RT, Russia's global news network, will broadcast an exclusive interview with Alexander Lukashenko, the President of Belarus.

The interview was conducted during Lukashenko's working visit to Moscow for the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) summit. The Belarussian president, who rarely speaks to foreign media, commented on a wide range of subjects including the recent executions of two men found guilty of the 2011 Minsk Metro bombing, the outlook for EurAsEC, diplomatic relations with the European Union and the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships which Belarus is set to host in 2014.

The interview will be featured on "Spotlight," RT's one-on-one interview program hosted by Al Gurnov, airing on RT at 2:30, 5:30, 13:30 GMT on Thursday, March 22, 2012. It will subsequently be available on RT.com and via RT's YouTube channel.

The RT network comprises three news channels and a documentary channel RTDoc. 24/7 broadcast from Moscow and Washington, DC studios is available for viewing in over 100 countries with a total audience of more than 480 million people. RT streams online at the network's website, RT.com. RT is also one of the world's largest news providers on YouTube, and the first to register half a billion views on the platform. It was also the first Russian TV network to be nominated for the prestigious Emmy International award in 2010 in the News category.

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