Guests of the program - Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs Alexey Podberezkin and General SVR Yuri Kobaladze.
The main topic of the conversation is foreign intelligence and foreign policy.
Discussion of the arrest of a Russian intelligence officer in the United States on February 23, 1996.
Ethics of intelligence officers, past and present, the limits of what is allowed in literary creativity.
Profile of A. I. Podberezkin.
Protection of national interests (on the example of Republicans and Democrats in the United States).
The interest of Western intelligence services in Russia.
The level of trust between the intelligence services and situations involving cooperation.
The rights of States to defend themselves against foreign espionage and the problems of preserving mutual respect.
Profile of Yu. G. Kobaladze.
The role of Russia in international politics.
Interaction with the CIS countries.
The role and importance of intelligence in the life of the world community.
Development and financing of exploration.
Answers to questions from the audience in the studio.
Podberezkin AI - candidate of political sciences, doctor of historical sciences, professor, academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences and the Academy of Military Sciences, statesman and politician, state class adviser of the Russian Federation. Kobaladze Yu.G. - Major-General of the Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR RF), retired, journalist, professor of MGIMO, head of the press office of the Russian Federation SVR (1991-1999).