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ah, you know, just channels we are not afraid to touch and then he gets to talk to young people clearly have the solution. good future to the 77 percent. now every weekend on d w with ah, ah, this is dw news live from berlin. russian president vladimir putin speaks out on the stand off over ukraine. he says the u. s. is ignoring moscow security concerns, but signals russia is ready for another round of negotiations. also coming up,
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the situation is under control says president and fellow of guinea. bizarre after a crew attempt in the west african country. he says drug traffickers could be to blame, but questions are growing over what really happened and sell them, sterilize them or saved them the dilemma over what to do with a dozens of hippos 1st brought to columbia by drug lord pablo escalade. ah, i'm see me. so misconduct, glad you could join us. russian president vladimir putin has accused the us and its allies of ignoring moscow security concerns. in his 1st public remarks on the stand off over ukraine in weeks, he said the west was using ukraine to hinder russia's development. put in signals, he was ready to continue negotiations, but so far, neither side has been willing to budge on their positions. for weeks he has left to
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talking to others, but no president vladimir putin has accused the united states of trying to drag russia into conflict with firma loaner. you feel that the united states most important goal is to contain russia? that's the thing you wouldn't believe in this sense. ukraine itself is just a tool to achieve this goal. this can be done in different ways. one of them is to draw into armed conflict on across the border and key of british prime minister boris johnson offered a show of support to ukrainian president vladimir to lensky johnson. warned that war would be a lose lose outcome. russia invasion of ukraine would be a political disaster. humanitarian disaster, in my view, would also be for russia for the world, a military disaster as well. and i had the potential
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invasion completely, a flies in the face of president putin's claims to be acting in the interests of the ukrainian people. ukraine is not completely relying on diplomacy to protect them. president to landscape announced a huge addition to his nation's army. rebel demos was the shot west volume on over . we will create a new political cooperation format in europe between ukraine, great britain and poland was abusive. within the next 3 years, we will increase the number of ukrainian armed forces by 100000 professional soldiers army. in a video release, just hours before maurice johnson's visit, soldiers tested rocket artillery systems, just north of the crimean peninsula, which russia invaded, an annex from ukraine in 2014. both sides are preparing for war. while the diplomats try to make peace. earlier we spoke to our correspondent
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matches billing a in g s, and we asked them how president putin's remarks were received in ukraine put in has had a few remarks about ukraine in the recent month. he has also elaborated on his historical view has, has called ukrainians and russians of has said they were, they had been being in a, in a historic union. they were brotherly peoples and her has justified his, his claims on ukraine by these historic m. her. these historic claims are all this has not been received very well in ukraine. ukrainians see themselves as very distinct of russians. and increasingly so while the country was 20 years ago, still divided out of whether on whether it should be leaning towards russia or other to the west that has dramatically shifted in the past few years, especially since the 2014. since these proxy was in the john boss where
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russia is engaged and since the seizure of crimea and her and unsurprisingly, ukraine is looking for other allies to help itself or protect, to protect itself. and that is, of course sir. and for that, ukraine is looking to the west, so i'm in pause. there's a clear majority now saying that ukraine should join the not nato of, of course, this is not on the table right now, but this is the direction where ukraine is. heading. details are emerging after a reported to in guinea be so president tomorrow's to so co em below has said assailants armed with machine guns, attack the government palace for hours while he and the prime minister were inside . but that the situation is now under control. the violence in guinea bessalo is the latest in a series of attempted military takeovers in west africa in recent months, most of which had succeeded ah
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gunfire near the government seat and besought, forcing bystanders to some shelter. 4 hours president omar o 6 o'clock and barlow's whereabouts remained unclear until he addressed the nation, saying several security personnel had been killed and what he called a failed attack against democracy. good. i was in the middle of the council of ministers with all the members, including the prime minister. we were attacked with very heavy weaponry for a duration of 5. 0 yeah. but now everything is under control. this is the african union and the u. n. has both condemned the attempted coup. it is for us, clear debtor calls are totally unacceptable. we are seeing a terrible multiplication of goes and all a stronger bill is for soldiers to go back to the barracks and for the
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constitutional order to be fully in place. in the democratic context of today's gay nearby salt and barlow's opponents had accused the former army general election fraud. after his victory in the december 2019 folds. he had also recently been at odds with his prime minister following a minor government chicago. since independence from portugal in 970 full guinea b, so has experienced 4 coups, and more than a dozen attempted warms. we can check it on some other headlines now. in australia to large bush fires have prompted evacuations on the outskirts of perth, and emergency warning has been issued with blistering temperatures and high winds threatening to intensify the blazes in the coming days. the fires have burned through some 100 actors of land since they began on tuesday. u. s. actor and t v presenter would be goldberg has been suspended by the agency network following her remarks about jews and the holocaust. goldberg had said that the holocaust was not
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about race, but about man's inhumanity to man. she later apologized after a backlash. a dutch publisher has stopped printing a new book about who betrayed jewish teenage, direst anna frank, to the nazis. the book suggest it was a jewish notary who led to her capture, but the authors research has been fiercely criticized by academics and historians. the publishers now apologized and said it should have taken a more critical stance in pharmaceutical companies. biotech and pfizer are seeking emergency authorization from the u. s. for a vaccine developed for chill under the age of 5. if approved, the extra low doses would be the 1st in the country to be made available to children above the age of 6 months. and we have some more developments in the pandemic for you now. germany has recorded more than 10000000 corona virus cases. since the start of the pandemic, more than 200000 new infections were logged on tuesday alone. according to the
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federal research institute. france has started easing cove at 19 restrictions, despite record infection numbers and january mandatory outdoor mask wearing and capacity limits for large events have been dropped. and tonga is going into locked down after port workers delivering humanitarian aid tested positive for the virus. the remote pacific nation was left devastated by us unami after an underweight water volcanic eruption last month. beijing will become the 1st city in history to house both a summer and winter olympics. when this year's games officially begin on friday. almost $3000.00 athletes will be competing for glory. but with health concerns and political tensions dominating headlines and the build up, the sports are at risk of becoming a sub plot at beijing 20. 22. billions have been invested into making sure beijing 2022 is successful. sports fans can enjoy over a 100 events across a range of disciplines. but the build up to these games has been about so much more
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than sport politics. for instance, where some nations have declared a diplomatic boycotts over human rights issues, including great britain and the u. s. they will send athletes, but no ministers or officials will attend. meanwhile, athletes have been warned at expressing oneself could result in punishments on the chinese law. if it's deemed an illegal act, say sure, as i already, this is only daniel fish in the olympic charter. there are very strict rules. so for the middle ceremonies, india and during the competitions, they cannot express their opinions. down at ha, ha ha. but as other occasions yet like at press conferences yet or during interviews, the athletes are free to express their opinions. so shy on the cut that they go, but the athletes need to be responsible for what they say. if the south has she or day when they go down the highway. yeah, they are they, they to jennifer,
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due to cove, it athletes and journalists will be kept in secure bubbles. while no spectator tickets will be sold to the public organizers say health and safety are paramount. clara said he thought that the wife, of course cov it council measures are still on top of our agenda. you bagget that we have been making effective measures and everything is under control. without the safe games they are eating, there would be no games. so we will make sure that the health and safety of all participants is our top priority. so far there have been more than 20 mew cove. in 19 cases, among games related personnel, the pandemic proved to be just one of several headaches for organizes of beijing 20 . 22. columbia is facing a dilemma over what to do with dozens of hippos. they were 1st brought there by notorious drug lord pablo escalade. she was killed by police almost 30 years ago. and since then,
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a growing population of hippos has been taking over the countryside near his former ranch. our report travel to 1000000 in northern columbia to discover why scientists and activists are divided over how to deal with the animal. a legacy of drug kingpin pablo escobar and a problem that has grown over the years, columbia's hippos, now the largest population outside of africa, which is their natural habitat. the so called king of cocaine, brought 4 of the packet arms to his ranch. they've now multiplied to more than 90 and a causing havoc. they like it here, especially in high summer, when the hippos gather i know it, i know but and i, they swim out there and then reappear somewhere else. i remember they rammed my boat and tipped it over because you can't see them at night. like i know the mails are so aggressive, but won't hit my boat with a big bang. i'm grandmother,
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but when will over like our only i glenmarie the hippos in columbia and now the subject of public debate. animal rights activists insist that the large mammals are completely innocent. but environmentalists criticize the effects, the hippos have on the ecosystem, and the indigenous foreigner. scientists support an end to the hippos on fema doors from those hoping on follicle, it sounds rather harsh, but we must clearly state that it must be done. i think that we from the academy must be able to explain why this must be done by necessity, or even if no one is happy about it, or no one wants to kill the hippos. but it's the lesser of 2 evils. in this scenario, mild men, order and owners and medical most the environmental agency has started with harmless birth control, a contraceptive that works with both male and female hippos, willa seating. the medicine donated by us animal welfare authorities is given
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by injection. moreover, cloud we're all now we must wait and see how the medicine works. then we will know if it really will the to few carves than america's care on up on his here. but young hippos often disappear even without medication. the semi aquatic animals have achieved a kind of cult status among people who wish to imitate pablo escobar. yeah, i those gay killers, 2 of the little ones have already been taken away. they were sold. there are a lot of rich people in this country who wants to have something like this. the last young hipaa was brought to a man who is said to be very powerful, bob own people with boy. so now there's a market for these exotic animals in columbia,
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and they lack natural enemies. that's why this is the largest, hypo population outside of africa, where they are indigenous we just have time for a reminder of our top story. russian president vladimir putin has accused the west of ignoring moscow's concerns about regional security after the u. s. and nato responded to demands of the ukraine crisis. the u. s. in russia have resume talks with a phone call between secretary of state lincoln and foreign minister lever up without a breakthrough. v w business with chris cobar is up next day, tooth people and trucks injured when trying to flee the city center.


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