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toxic legacy. plus the most wanted doppelganger a new bollywood comedy featuring a son of enlarging lookalike is banned in pakistan arty meets the leading man. ten pm watching r.t. kevin with the top stories this hour french police have charged three ethnic chechens with conspiring with terrorists russia says they belong to the group led by infamous militant leader doco model who's responsible for a number of terrorist attacks including the attack on the moscow metro in march this year our european correspondent laura reports. fish was a preparing to fly to paris in connection with the arrest of three potential chechen terrorists we're hearing reports that french police have charged those
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three four in fact were arrested one was released without charge and these three have been charged with conspiring with terrorists now france says that they are links to various names terrorist organizations but russia maintains links with doku umarov who of course is one of russia's most wanted man he's one of the most notorious terrorist still at large in connection with russia perpetrated the self-proclaimed perpetrator of the of the metro bombings in march and also has links to al qaida now a source says that one of two was arrested in western france was in contact with somebody who made regular phone calls. so there's a connection between that and that in turn suggests that these men could have been part of the planning for moscow metro bombings during the search of the flat where these three men were living police found firearms explosives and also particularly significantly more scary with various potential attack targets marks on it
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this arrest is really significant for three reasons firstly of course it makes the world a safer place just in general there is a hard and fast evidence that these three men were conspiring to perpetrate attacks in russia and possibly elsewhere in the world also it is an important cooperation between russia and the french authorities the french police made these arrests and brought these charges following a tip from the russian authorities russia said to france there are you know there are these three chechens living in western france you should move in and have a look at what they're doing so that suggests that countries are working together to minimize the terrorist threat also traditionally chechens and north caucasus terrorists have been seen by the rest of the world at. separatists people who are fighting for the independence of their region from the rest of russia but now with the rest like these that view is really falling out of favor it shows more that
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terrorists who commit acts on russian terror on the russian territory are just as much a part of the global islamic terrorist threats as as terrorists who committed. so-called moderate is a chechen terrorists he calls himself the leader of the caucasus emirates and he recently was declared by the us as a sort of a global terrorist they called him part of a radical jihadist movement which poses a threat to the us so he's been recognised as being more of a global terrorist with links to al qaeda that was shortly before president medvedev to the states he's one of now the most wanted man in racing in the north caucasus region he also need claimed responsibility for the metra tax in march but russian officials think that he's been responsible for a wide range of attacks and he's been visible and operating since the one nine hundred ninety s. in many sort of implicated in many attacks and bombings these three arrests in
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france would seem to be a hole in his network really so we're hoping that this will possibly lead to more. of your correspondent more. coming up on the program the nuclear competition sixty five years on from the first test. spalls the battle between the soviet union to develop a topic when. it's more than three months now since the deadly plane crash in the small and scrooge and killed polish president lech kaczynski and many of the country's top officials the russian investigation has been completed but rumors and conspiracy theories remain but despite the fact that polish authorities have declared themselves satisfied with the findings he's a really good report. the sounds of this crash were heard around the world when the plane carrying polish president lech kaczynski and ninety five other state officials came down and smolensk region killing on board russian poland united in
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mourning moscow showed it was willing to go out of their way to make sure investigation went openly and swiftly but some took the tragedy a lot more personally than others the progress of the investigation is to say the least minimal it is stalled polish investigators have received important documents was happen from russia yet this situation causes suspicion however specialists in flight safety see no flaw with the conduct of the investigation it didn't have to cut in the corners because really the causes for this accident were very straightforward by which i mean that it's the kind of accident which has happened many many times in this tree of aviation it is the most common type of fatal accident in aviation history i think possibly. some polish people would have said look accident investigations take two years how are they so sure that they have got
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the answer after only a matter of months those who worked with russian investigation teams say laying the blame on them is not fair. there was in essence a joint investigation underway which i think was very wise. so i know that there has been an ongoing series of conversations and efforts because we do need to understand what happened to that point so where does the doubt in the transparency of the investigation and the causes of the crash come from some believe politics could be in play people. are fond of believing that it was russian factor and the second measure. much of the fact that. there is a strong media coverage on this. political fight between parties. this crash as it often goes it was a tragedy that broke the ice between two people. just brought moscow and more stuff
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closer than they've been in decades and now that relationship will have to withstand conspiracy theories too you know dollars car to moscow. it was more of the stories on our website as well that's a quick look at some of the stories tonight. here but their online picks. get. almost anywhere in the russian capital. more on. mary. competition. rather. cleaned up though it has to do science competition.
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u.s. has rescored financial documents about the vietnam war showing bitter divisions among white house officials at the time of the conflict it comes as hearings have been held in the house of representatives about the impact of the deadly chemical agent orange and in vietnam itself victims have repeated their demands for the u.s. government to fully acknowledge the chemicals toxic legacy may find some of the images in jihad have this is report disturbing. i was born without it too late and missing a hand it is because of america's chemical war against her people in the jungles of vietnam that has left tran in these conditions she is a victim of agent orange second generation tran is one of many her story represents millions living in the shadows of a lasting legacy. these kids will never live a normal life their deformities physical signs of human decay and although their
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parents were not even born until after the vietnam war eighteen million gallons of the toxic herbicide sprayed through the jungles of south vietnam is still penetrating the d.n.a. of those being born today manmade marion said the baked into still alive in our suffering. of cancer us the u.s. government has acknowledged agent orange is directly connected to the health ailments and defects that continue to plague the lives of vietnam war veterans for generations to come but the u.s. has refused to make the same length for the millions of the enemies of war victims whose lives have been devastated as a result of agent orange they say that has nothing to do with agent orange i think that the u.s. government has the reason to deny responsivity which is why delegations are here in washington following a report issued by lawmakers scientists and doctors calling on the u.s.
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government to own up to its agent orange legacy in vietnam today also people will stand me government records show nearly ninety five percent of all u.s. agent orange related aid is committed to efforts to contain and remove dioxin contamination we asked the justice to for all the victims those fighting for justice in the case of vietnamese agent orange victims want the physical and psychological damages to be acknowledged. the dark legacy left behind by the u.s. in vietnam is one with millions of human face. their struggle three decades in the making will not end with money from the u.s. governments but it could ease the pain the u.s. has been ignoring scented dumped a month sent to manufactured agent orange in the jungle to hand half this r t washington d.c. as a save more on that story if you were one of your say as well on our website our tito kong. the mongolian president set a dive into the world's deepest lake
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a border state of the are many so made him feel like a spaceman's he was delayed by a car in siberia and went below the surface on a russian scientific research vessel that was used during the filmmaking of a blockbuster movie titanic incidentally a while back the vessel was also the first submersible to perform a man descent to the seabed of the north pole lake baikal is the world's deepest lake and its main source of water is the mongolian mountain. and he bollywood comedy has been banned in pakistan because it features in a summer bin ladin lookalike films released on friday in asia and europe but pakistani senses of worry that the comic portrayal of the world's most wanted man could trigger a terrorist attacks parties car and saying meets the people behind the indian film and asks if the world would be ready for post nine eleven human. this could well be the biggest scoop of my career interviewing the wanted terrorist however this man does not have
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a twenty five million dollar reward on his head in fact he's not osama bin laden but an actor in a bollywood. or without you lot in but just in case you think this is a movie glorifying a terrorist it is a. biography it's a film which is on the post nine eleven world of which bin laden happens to be a very very important character and this is a fair number of feet bin ladin. using it's not intended to in any way and anybody from any part of the world is going to enjoy this from i can get into that it's a comedy set in pakistan where the young journalist is fixated with going to america and he decided to stick it to get there is an interview with osama bin laden so he goes about creating a fake. using a lookalike. they had to keep the twenty five year old actor under wraps to prevent making the film. i had gone to shopping mall in order to
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promote this film and there was a commotion there a crowd of more than a hundred people gathered so will fall in this time pete i was scared can wait to attack me but nothing like that happened they wanted to shake my hand and take my autograph so i signed with love a summer. elisa who plays the journalist is a pakistani singer and this is deb you filmed how does it feel acting in an indian film set in pakistan in pakistan bollywood films greatly appreciated be seen. people enjoy them so i mean to see a pakistani in bollywood films something very refreshing and new for them but pakistan's firm censors have banned the movie saying it mocks security agencies. and screening it in public could trigger violence the film's distributors in pakistan call it a message of peace and not appealing the ban but i felt it was
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a nice film there's a lot of good humor from the name it sounds like a serious film but actually it turned out quite different it's full of great jokes . definitely quite a good film people will definitely like it mind vice to them is to come and watch it and they will like it there's nothing here that will incite people to my lines. the selling point of this film is osama bin ladin but it's very tongue in cheek to ask for the one to act the part in the. i challenge you america there will be retribution holding just an evil actions you have committed in the countries like iraq and afghanistan so these you will have to pay a heavy price when i first heard about this film i thought it was going to be a glorification of terrorists but actually it's quite irrelevant subtile in the way pakistanis and muslims are looked at with suspicion in the west today and how the media could be fooled into believing something that doesn't exist i think this film could do well in south asia but western audiences would probably need
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a good sense of humor to appreciate the message got and seeing r.t. . post when i hear moscow some top world news stories this friday evening from a fire in a hotel in northern iraq has killed at least twenty eight half of foreigners more than forty people have been injured the fire began in a five story building on thursday night it took seven hours to. about the silt of the pools one electrical fault. in your cell it's past wall street reforms imposing the state first regulations on banks since the great depression it's aimed at preventing a repeat of the financial meltdown of two thousand and eight the law provides new powers to liquidate banks which threaten the economy and create a new federal agency to. monitor consumer lending the banks will be able to invest no more than three percent of their capital in hedge funds and private equity banks . turkish police have detailed twenty nine people with suspected links to al qaeda the arrest took place during a predawn sweep across the country the latest in
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a string of raids against al qaeda suspects police have been on alert in fact since a turkish cell of the terrorist group suicide bombings like two thousand and three killing sixty people in istanbul. sixty five years ago a mushroom cloud in the new mexico desert showed that the u.s. had won the race to produce a nuclear weapon but soviet scientists harnessing the destructive power of the some weren't far behind testing their own bomb four years later and their success shaped global politics to this day he's done his polaski explores the relics of the u.s.s.r. push nuclear supremacy. it was the culmination of the manhattan project the first american nuclear explosive device nicknamed the gadget went off in new mexico just weeks before devastating the japanese city of hiroshima many including the godfather of the atomic bomb j.
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robert oppenheimer were terrified by the power of the deadly marsh room. both people were spared the echo of that blast carried far beyond the atlantic and the soviet union experiments with nuclear energy were on the way too but just like the us and this research institute on the black sea coast the main roles were played by german scientists this used to be a top secret nuclear facility but aside from these lines the entrance was guarded by soviet soldiers the airports even deep inside a posse a subtropical paradise. three hundred germans top nuclear physicists their assistants family members and even personal chefs were brought to this clue's compound and up cause by the order of joseph stalin in one nine hundred forty five the nazis were famous for their highly developed nuclear research programs so after
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world war two moved german physics and chemistry professors at almost no other option but to work for either moscow or washington if fierce competition between the us the saw in america to get hold of nuclear weapons was on and even though the us were the first to successfully carry out a nuclear test their rivals caught up pretty quickly chess if you had to get them. the germans here thoroughly analyzed the us media reports about the blast even from there they were able to say what had to be done next but. alexander church is a veteran of the sukhumi research institute he says many people here remember the time the germans successfully accomplished their mission and were led by the soviet authorities in the nine hundred fifty s. he's showing us the four thousand book library with rare physics digests and german
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the office where head professor used to work and the equipment hell left for russian scientists. this machine is called the spectral brush it's a high definition device a very precise one even when the germans left are saying to us used to get great results with this equipment. but the rest of the building were german physicists used to work on the soviet a bomb is totally deserve it all lines are disconnected and nowadays people rarely visit these dark hole ways sixty years after the beginning of the nuclear era this place hidden among the bamboo trees still holds many secrets and the story of german scientists behind the soviet union's very own project manhattan is just one of them. a cause. fidel castro cuba's revolutionary leader and former president has made his fourth public appearance in a week after four years of almost total seclusion debate show cross talk takes
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a look at how popular he and his communist legacy in cuba ruled. far as the russians that they kept that feel great either i assume that as the same. the same people who believe that styling was a great leader. castro you know it is you know right you know i think it's very funny it's very funny what you see because the world me excuse me frank you made an accusation i'm going to react to it you're living in a bubble most of the world miners fidel castro for good reasons wrong reasons and you know that's not a debate that we're going to have going the right point is well that was a deal castro was very positive in the world is daughter fact you're manipulating the facts feel cows are under your in the facts repeat itself is i feel you well look i'm a short your science as you could call slumping as many times as you warn but his daughter fact cuba that cuban government has been in power for fifty years they can
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always wanting change on the stand that where you are saying about sending dollars into cuba and dad where i am if their french well you're wrong they're french canadians they're russian said that paris club sent a lot of dollars to cuba that also work because cuba misuses that money you know for the benefit of the cuban people. could taste of what's in store few full debate coming your way in about an hour's time here and i'll take you back to the present though tonight business news next with kareena for a quick break. for the feel we've got to. get a voice face to face with the news maker.
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hello and welcome to our business program it's good to have you with spoke garry and russia expected to saya details agreement on the south stream gas pipeline when discussions conclude in sufi at the deal will effectively be a roadmap of how the two countries will move forward the next step will be to set up a joint company to study the facility of the project which would provide the details of a legally binding contract gazprom is developing sounds to me about an alternative route for russian gas to europe its late partners in the bench or italian energy giant any and france's e.t.s.
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. sorry i spoke to a victim of a call for oil and gas allies from what i'll see and he said the progress being made by south stream was undermining the arguments in favor of the european back noble project. i would say that there are currently. put a full termination of this nobuko idea. i wouldn't truly save that for europe new book is completely forgotten clearly europe needs diversification of the cats that kosar from from russia into the south part of europe. we might see additional ideas maybe from the russian side or possibly inspired from from european countries or the source of this will not be only russia but see as you're bitching as well sir. interest the pipeline on the russian territory and to ship via star stream pipeline to that part of europe. russia clearly needs.
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diversification from from ukraine diversification from from transit flows but the problem is that european countries also need diversification and are clearly constructing sellstrom there's no truly implied that europe will divorce a far from russian. trust in equity markets for us tonight against meeting trading session on friday both the r.t.s. and lies it's close down point nine percent all the blue chips in the red words very bad hundreds of miles down both voices down to intercept. than expected financial results from american companies provided much of the driving force for the markets during the week and we did again head of research of farts club explains the impact they had russian share prices. these news determined main trend of the wall markets and most of the rica markets today we saw a sort of short correction and we hope that these positive trend to build big
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continue during next three and the season of corporate finance the result is going to mean to be whole to the results of the second quarter of the american corporate sector we'll be better than these same results of the second quarter last year but other stories b.p. could reduce some of its liabilities from the oil spill in the gulf of mexico by says eating them with assets it is putting up for sale it's now thought the told cost stemming from the disaster could be as high as one hundred billion dollars b.p. has been considering the sale of assets to raise capital and such deals could be risky for potential buyers laws prohibiting fraudulent transfers poor love victims to apply to cover their claims even so action mobile world dog and constant already publicly stated an interest in b.p.'s assets with the latter saying it was ready to pay ten billion dollars in the last. big state owned companies in russia not coming
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up with enough innovative products that's the verdict of the managing director of pricewaterhouse coopers center of innovation parker our correspondent in the pickle we're caught up with him at the international forum of industry and innovation in the or else. we interviewed that some one hundred of the largest companies in russia so it wasn't the smaller perhaps more innovative startups but it's a large sum of the largest one billion dollars minimum so no a forty percent ever produced innovative new product over the last two years so the good news is that that's forty percent the bad news is over a two year period for large companies it really should be closer to ninety percent so when we looked at. who was actually doing that and what were the companies what the nature of the companies were doing more innovating in the major companies or for companies that were subsidiaries of international organizations were more
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likely to be innovating. russian companies that sell in the international markets are more likely to be innovating. like russian companies or sell just domestically or had state ownership. were less likely to innovate so there's some sense there about what is what is what drives innovation do you believe in russia potential to build it in the that's a problem there must have seemed a lot to kind of for nestle coming that way russia has to have patience because all of these very successful regions they didn't it wasn't like overnight they became a huge success so it was sometimes decades at least a decade and almost everything and then russia because they need to be patient they should really look a little beyond you know what's the big hot new thing now or in the next year but sort of look at trends around science and innovation that are still sort of the pretty competitive level where you can bring multinational companies together with russian scientists and engineers and that in focus on solving major problems that's
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face with the news makers. would be so much brighter if you knew about song from funniest impressions. from start on t.v. dot com. hello this is r t from moscow i'm kevin zero in this hour with the top stories for you three ethnic chechens detained in france are being charged with criminal conspiracy with the telenet moscow says the three are linked to the group behind the moscow metro bombings.


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