The author of this news round-up is Vladimir Pozner, the program was aired from 2000 up to 2008. In the course of the program there were discussed political, economic and social aspects of life in Russia and also events of a global scale.
Each episode is devoted to one or several significant events of the week. Guests in the studio are famous people related to the discussed topics and experts giving their opinions on the situation.
Conversation is not limited by the studio only; there are up-to-date technologies, TV link-ups that connect the studio with any place on the Earth to get reliable and full information from the scenes.
Audience in the studio can express its opinion on the discussed theme by answering the host’s question and voting for the certain point of view.