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hey, oh, this is dw news lie from berlin, an appeal for de escalation at the unix security conference. we call owners wrong to do or to surf, or withdraw its forces from the borders of your current native achieve installed. virg urge as moscow to stop its preparations for war. but listening. russia skipped the conference for the 1st time in decades as it builds up its forces near ukraine . the self declared leader of
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a russian backed separatist enclave in ukraine tells people there to evacuate to russia. key of denies his accusations that it is shelling the territory and the winter olympics, sweden stripe gold. as they b britain in an epic man's curling. finally, we get the reaction from beijing. ah, welcome, i monica jones, good to have you with us. that ukraine crisis dominated the agenda at the morning session of them unit security conference, as russian troops continued to mass on ukraine's borders. western leader stressed a message of unity in the face of a possible russian invasion. in every speech, one theme was clear that europe is currently facing the largest military buildup since the end of the cold war. in his speech, nato secretary general young sultan berg worn to that moscow is making demands,
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nato cannot fulfill. he called on russia to withdraw its forces and commit to a peaceful solution. we call ownership long to do what he says and withdraw its forces from the borders of ukraine. this will be on an unimportant 1st step towards a peaceful solution. it is not too late for russia to change course to step back from the brink. stop preparing for war and start working for a peaceful solution. allocation of the munich security conference is our d. w t political editor, michela kootenai, micha ala. we've heard it yesterday. we've heard it today that no one in the west, once a war with russia, once a peaceful solution. and ukraine, obviously not being a nato member. what exactly can ne to do? how far is it willing to go to protect ukraine?
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well, certainly, if nato itself will not and defend ukraine, it's not the nato member and it doesn't fulfill the requirements to join nato in the foreseeable future because it has an ongoing conflict with russia. and that's also the frustration of the german chance that would have sold say, who says that, you know, we, we might be going to war over an issue that simply isn't on the table right now. but this is, of course about a lot more. he does recognize that about potentially redrawing the map in europe. something all sides had agreed they would not try and do a following at the 2nd world war, but also the end of the cold war. and so there could be a redrawing of the international global order through this. and that's also something camella harris, the vice president of the united states pointed to and warned russia that there would be unprecedented sanctions, not just on russia,
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but any one helping russia economically. if russia was to have a grief or cross that border into ukraine, once more, we're getting reports that there's misinformation. she also cited that and that there was an attempt to create a precedence for military action. and that's where we stand at a very critical point with the west stressing that it will remain united. and of course, the term diplomacy keeps falling again and again. and given the fact that russia hasn't joined the munich security conference for the 1st time in a very long time, what can this conference actually achieve? yes indeed, i mean russia with the russian side was citing scheduling providence but quite clearly it's not interested in dialogue. and that is something everybody here at the meeting security conference from wherever they come has to somehow let sink in . yes, the avenue for diplomacy is kept open. that's what everybody who took the stage, including by the vice president of the us, but also
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a commission president and also a funder line who spoke here stressed, bought standing at the brink as the installed back said. and there's also the resolve to show unity, and that means translated into european and international western policy sanctions at the end of the day. so this coming hours, vicki, that those final hours of the olympic games in china will be critical to learn what vladimir putin, the russian president, actually one d w chief political editor, miguel cooper in munich. thank you so much. and ukraine, moscow beg separatists running the region, have begun evacuating civilians to russia. they've accused ukraine of artillery shelling and then our calling for larger mobilization. the key of denies any attack saying it's villages near the separatist control areas have been under bombardment on friday. the set protest leader in one of ukraine's breakaway regions,
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was telling people to evacuate the area at had for russia, claiming ukraine was planning an attack within a day, in what appears to be a further escalation. the self proclaimed head of that than that people's republic made a call to arms the way the medical wire whole on fellow country men who are in reserve to come to the military commissary outs to day i signed a decree on general novelization woman. good girl. i appeal to all the men of the republic who are able to hold weapons in their hands to stand up for their families that children wives and mothers are villa together. we will achieve the desired and necessary victory for all of us. we will protect on baths and all russian people this and a large scale evacuation of the rebel controlled area. look like the president for conflict and a new russian invasion of ukraine. women, children, and the elderly were among the 1st to be evacuated from the nets,
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packed into buses, headed for rushes, neighboring roast of region. but keith has denied the separatists claims of aggression stressing instead a diplomatic route to a resolution. what type of duty i reiterate that the military and political leadership of ukraine do not plan and are not conducting offensive operations in ukraine's east. the only option that is acceptable to us is the political and diplomatic one. and according to keep it, it's the separatists to have up their attacks shelling homes like this on the front line in lou hunt's local, say the separatists attacks have increased your new rule. so rower em recently, it has been quiet. and then the last 2 days, every now and then they shoot voter rocher. there have been incidents in don ets could to a car bomb exploded in the heart of the city on friday evening. the reported owner,
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the head of the separatists military was not inside at the time. this just days after the us and its allies warned about potential false flag pretexts for an invasion by russia. russia's president vladimir putin, meanwhile, is overseeing military drills in neighboring bella, luce, while world leaders meet munich, security conference to discuss the crisis as diplomacy and war. hang in the balance and dw correspondent fanny for shar join says, now from kear for funny. so we just heard in the report a. 2 pro russian separatist and isa ukraine ordered a general mobilization to counter what they claim increased ukrainian aggression. how significant is this? it is a drastic rise. intention, it is significant just how significant really depends on how you crane is going to react to that announcement. now all of this,
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what's playing out today or in these ours is a prelude, of course. what was happening during the past 2 days. this massive op search of violence in the eastern part of ukraine across that line, dividing ukrainian forces, and the separatists. both boss blaming each other to be the origin of that shouting . what is a sign of concern for people here actually on the ground in key of that president zalinski is on the way to the security conference in munich. josh, right now, he wants to be back today, but people are really wonder, what's the situation going to be look like in a crane when he returns d. w, a spanish are reporting from kiff. and here's a look at some of the stories making headlines around the world. at least 13 people have died after a deadly storm swept across northern europe on friday, emergency services are battling to clean up the wreckage of the strong winds, paralyzed transport across the continent. the united kingdom has been the hardest hit, with hundreds of thousands of home still without power. canadian police say is if
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arrested more than 100 protesters who have been blocking traffic in the capital ottawa for 3 weeks. demonstrators angry about code 19 restrictions of paralyzed parts of the city. a crisis prompted prime minister just intruder to an act emergency powers of the winter olympics. and beijing, the russian olympic committee team beat sweden in a dramatic men's ice hockey semi final, the reigning olympic champions, team r o c. it used their 1st real chance of the game to over the scoring to be pulled back and managed to equalize of the final 3rd. the match then went to a shoot out which the hours the one to set up a final within lance. curling grade nicholas it in finally got his hands on an olympic gold medal at his swedish team beat britain in an epic final aid in had a superb game playing a shot after shot as sweden went,
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31 ahead. brittany ford back to tie the score said for 4, but they failed to dislodge the sweet stone with a last effort normal. and that meant it in who is a 5 time world champion could finally celebrate olympic gold. after he missed out at the last 2 games, and the more on that story and to a nobody w sir sports, jonathan crane was a joining from beijing. jonathan, you were that epic. final do give us a flavor of the atmosphere. it was a high quality fine of a real tactical battle in to coin a phrase. you could have a cut the tension with a broomstick, but thankfully, you know, the com is people inside the arena with those on the ice. you know, cutting. it's actually a very intimate sport to watch. you can hear everything you can hear the british teams and crude line, good line, co curl. you could hear the sweet saying perfect alina. and in fact,
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this reads were that little bit more perfect. in the end, they had the hammer, which is the final throw going into that extra end. and that is a big advantage of course, but they didn't actually need it. they already had a stone in the center. and as you said, the brits couldn't just last dislodged that stone. so in the end the swedes didn't need to have their final throat. so a gold medal for them off to disappointment in the past 2 olympics that got silva and young chang in 2018 and that bronze in such in 2014 for the brits. there was a bit of silver lining quite literally because this was their 1st metal of these olympics. it's been a very disappointing winter lympics for them and they could go one better to more either in the women's final when they take on japan. i'm moving out from the rink to the sliding center german have for dominated there once again, and they have a bops later on course to make history, don't they? yeah, this is francesca frasier, he's really a king of his sport. he already piloted
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a journey to the gold metal and the 2 men bob ad, even the week and they are leading at the halfway point at the full man, bob competition. now if you're successful, you'll become the 1st man to have a double olympic, or he got 2 goats and p on chang for years ago. he's going for the same again and you wouldn't really best against it because as you just said, germany has been absolutely dominant in the sliding sports they usually dominate, but they've been even more dominant than usual on 7 of 8 gold medals so far across the skeleton and bob sled and we know all about the investment that goes into it in germany. they have amazing infrastructure, and that really is reaping rewards because they're, you know, they are 2nd in the middle table thanks largely to the success in sliding sports or jonathan crane. they're reporting from the olympics in beijing. thank you so much. football. now on the weekends, boone, as legal action, got off to an exciting start as mine's hosted live across in the upcoming kind of a festivities meant the home fans were ready for a party. and the place to live at
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a gulf frenzy on a stormy night. with coven restrictions, partially lifted in germany. 10000 fans were back in the stands and mines, all dressed up for carnival season. however, leave up who isn't? we're not clowning around early on. patrick 6 shot in the 34th minute gave them the lead. thanks to a big deflection. minds fans, prayers did get answered in the 2nd half. aaron martin with a beautiful direct, free kick curling at right through leave, a closing wall. the visitors reclaimed the lead. thanks to lucas elario. the argentinian scoring his 2nd of this season. but 10 minutes later it was all square again. john paul boyd seals scoring. just moments after being subbed on and mines were not done yet, after calles ensued a live a cruise and sparks markers. ingbert and kept his school at scoring the game winning goal 3 to 2 to mines, a well deserved win for the home side. let the celebrations begin.
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