|Presented by||Peter Lavelle|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original run||September 30, 2009– present|
CrossTalk is a current affairs debate television program on RT, similar to the BBC's HARDtalk. Billed as the flagship program of the network, it is hosted by American journalist Peter Lavelle from RT's studios in Moscow. It focuses on global affairs, with Lavelle moderating conversation between multiple guests. Guests are encouraged to cut into the conversation anytime they wish.
The show was created by Lavelle who previously hosted IMHO and In Context on RT. It also featured input from Yelena Khanga who provided the background story on the topic of discussion for the day.
CrossTalk premiered on September 30, 2009 and airs for 30 minutes.
- "Programs". RT. Archived from the original on 2011-12-15. Retrieved 2011-12-15.
- Karlin, Anatoly (2010-08-09). "Interview with Peter Lavelle (Russia Today)". Sublime Oblivion. Retrieved 2011-12-15.
- "Introducing "CrossTalk"". RT. 2009-09-30. Archived from the original on 2011-12-15. Retrieved 2011-12-15.
- "“Crosstalk”: RT’s brand new TV debate club". RT. 2009-09-30. Archived from the original on 2011-12-15. Retrieved 2011-12-15.