There were four issues taken up in the interview. a) On the Human Rights violations, the attacks on hospitals, civil population, etc. b) On the compact silence by “West” Media-stream Media on the Human Rights violations in the area. c) On whether the self-defense forces should surrender to Kiev to prevent further bloodshed. d) On “what Russia should do”. The full interview is found at rt.com/shows/in-the-now-summary/163716-g7-russia-us-ukraine/, at position 6:20 in the video. The interview was aired live on 4 May 2014 as part of the "In the Now" program . Parts of the interview were aired the same evening at RT News bulletin. The interview was done via video link.