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the international association of russian language and literature teachers will hold the world festival of russian language. are you interested in a better understanding of russian language and culture can you sing russian songs won't. become a participant of the world festival of russian language and will an exciting trip to st petersburg in russia. for more information visit the festival website. germany opinion split over a t.v. show that aims to expose online pedophiles searching for underage victims critics say the programme makers put themselves beyond the rule of law. the georgian
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government sowing seeds of discord as its plan to offer land to south african farmers meet stiff opposition from locals afraid of losing their only source of survival plus. this girl who is one of the prison cells and somebody. who probably didn't explain this. decision on their party's close-up team travel to the siberian region of a place of exile for many key figures in russian history even the man who founded the infamous broad camps just some stuff. good to be with you here on r t our top story debate rages in germany over a t.v. show that aims to expose possible internet pedophiles by secretly filming their meetings with decoys posing as victims critics including the country's justice
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minister claim the program flouts the law in pursuit of better ratings but creators claim they have to resort to such math. as the law falls short in tackling internet predators are two sorry for of has more from munich. it's every parent's nightmare their child being looted by someone they met on the internet this girl is pretending to be thirteen years old the man of the table is in his sixty's babying conversing online the way to go friend it is you isn't it yes if i'm a little kid and your honor. when it is the case can you tell me. the back of your neck maybe ok perhaps that might turn you on that later is actually an undercover journalist and it turns out the man works for a children's charity he's completely unaware that the meeting is being secretly
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filmed as part of the german t.v. show a cool tattoo the internet and he thinks pacing the danger is a sexual predator online. in the very beginning we expected it expected. to have a very specific. person to be imagined you know. usually magine as a sexual predator you know the guy with the glasses you know the guy but we've met people from all kinds of society those who praise the show say that the authorities should have been informed straight away especially as in this case the man worked with children and that the shades design should be great sayings is the primary motivation of people who took the video clip took the clip in may and broadcast of it in october now and in between there was no information for any. investigative. officials or police not for the employee employer as well
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but the producers argue that the reason for having to keep the identity of the men they film secret is due to a major leak hole in the law. chatting on the internet with a child even about cirqus is almost never considered a crime or is left very unclear what exactly constitutes a criminal action. soaking lay under current law unless there's an actual physical assault there's not much that can be done and it's an international problem with many experts openly acknowledge the guidelines are in desperate need of clarity. instagram is not a need phenomenon and as a number of children going online grays say there's a danger and the scariest part is that right now there's not much the police can do to protect them it seems she does how often within minutes of going into an online chat room praising as a young girl sexual advances were made if we can succeed with the goal of really
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changing the law making the approach of minors online for cyber grooming. under. restriction we can avoid those people being of the entries into treatment. artie. stay with us here on r t still ahead this hour america's disillusioned hispanic voters look at why term elections have left the fastest growing minority group in the u.s. feeling betrayed by both parties plus. russia is celebrating national unity day holiday with a stark lutes but also allows people of different social and political if it is the share their ideas. first though georgia plans to revamp its ailing agricultural industry by inviting new farmers from south africa bores are a minority there in the georgian government believes they would find better opportunities far from home and bring investment and new ideas but local farmers
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fear the drastic measures will see them plowed off their own land. reports. three years of land but his family barely scrapes by well target lives on potato soup all year round one of many farmers struggling to survive in georgia though he has plenty of land he cannot afford to grow anything on it. most the fuel for the tractor is too expensive the pension i get is forty five years dollars most of these goes towards my medication and it's very bloody that i hardly have anything left over. trish what tar has a heart condition but still works the land choosing straining his health over hunger his name is hardly any better off well so let me just but he said that it would they gave his american seeds a couple of years ago but they failed to thrive we hardly got any harvest and i know most of the people in my village just struggling with this about what the georgian government has introduced a policy it says will turn all this around it's encouraging huge numbers of south
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african farmers to come here bringing fresh ideas and expertise but the plans have been met with stiff opposition in the fields of agriculture and politics alike to go to resources for discipline our government is conducting a policy of betrayal of their own. in country are farmers will be forced to abandon their land because the kind of afford to farm it they don't produce enough to sustain themselves let alone anything to make a profit. the government appears to be plowing alone far on this issue but it's shrugged off all criticism and believes the scheme will revive an ailing industry or sarwari well. a culture. based farmers one of the best farmers in the wall. one months ago we showed them the opportunities what they would have if they would comment here there may be an influx of as many as forty thousand boers who'll be able to buy as much
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land as they want but that idea does not go over well with everyone georgian farmers say they feel they're being pushed out of their land by their own government and south african boers don't know what to expect from the land or people and efforts to resolve that will be easy given the distances between the two countries currently south african farmers knowledge about agriculture in their potential new home is sketchy at best they read industry. that's supposed to be this type of food if i remember correctly they produce our meat in percent of the. meat but this seat is eight years old but i never heard of the hybrid seeds selected with the seeds the first south african farmers are expected to arrive next year and once that happens georgian farmers who may lose the land that feeds them say their future looks bleak it even goes kartini ga. remember you can always check
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out our website r t dot com for plenty more on the stories that we're covering here's what's catching people's eyes right now online. to invest in soviet bangers once upgraded they can actually give many of these super cars a run for their money slip into top gear check them out. and happy birthday to the international space station mankind's home away from home is celebrating ten years of constant service outside of year of sadness here more on the end vicious engineering project at r.t. dot com. people across russia are celebrating the day of national unity while the event has strong historical origins it's the modern day significance of the holiday that triggers a nationwide reaction or he's peter all over has been following the celebrations.
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they have national unity gives people from different political social groups and the ability to post rallies the demonstrations around russia full with their ideas in a public forum well here were mosco we've seen people from all different a litany whole organization raging from people wanting to throw tell feasting too far right national city nationalist groups posting rallies some fifty thousand people we're told have been out in the streets of moscow in what's been a poor ingrate state it's been pouring with rain terrible weather but people have been taking to the streets the largest of those gatherings a rally by the pro riot kremlin you filled a nice ational national which doing around twenty thousand people are at a parade along the riverbank here and said to most go so plenty of people get out about putting forward their ideas in the cities that the holiday actually has its roots in sixteen twelve when the people of russia from all around the country came together to expel the polish enlistee raney invaders that it occupied the country
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well during the soviet period the beginning of the november holiday was used to commemorate the bolshevik revolution and did recent times we've seen this be called the holiday be named the day of national unity today just to celebrate the day will see it is not just people putting forward their own political and social ideas but also people bringing together the past of russia with the present we've seen the head of the russian orthodox church the patriarch he am un baled hay and i call him the. st nicholas that had previously been the last few decades after it was hidden away during the soviet union period now he's unveiled not snow but in the place where it was before on the kremlin of the kremlin tao is also seen a very touching reunion between family members of those who fought on both sides of the russian civil will be knighted and meeting here and talking about what went on educating in the twentieth century so not to events taking place. artie's peter all
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of our reporting on the you need to unity day celebrations in russia. turning to the u.s. now president obama says he hopes the country and the senate will approve the new strategic arms reduction treaty with russia by the end of the year speaking at a cabinet meeting he said it would confirm the u.s. is serious about reducing nuclear arsenal it's because this comes after russia's state duma foreign affairs committee recalled its decision to ratify the deal moscow says the said it made twenty six amendments to the original version side in april by presidents medvedev and obama among them or cause a stipulating the treaty doesn't cover deployment of a u.s. missile defense system or ballistic missiles with conventional warheads gave off from the russian federation council says the current reset between the two countries will not be affected the full interview he gave to our spotlight program is coming up later but here's a sneak peek. the reset is not in danger we managed to create some substance for the reset but we are working hard on the providing military transit and
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civilian transit to afghanistan through the russian territory we are fighting together against drug trafficking in afghanistan so we are doing a lot and i think it will help democrats and those responsible republicans who are still present in the senate and in the house of representatives to to to move forward in the reset. well it won't just be the start treaty facing difficulties now that the republicans have taken the house of representatives the democrats will have to be more compromising on a number of fronts to move policies forward according to analysts one of the top priorities is the country's controversial immigration law with hispanic population steadily growing there they've become a prime target in campaign. sneaking across our border putting americans jobs at risk according to campaign ads like these there's
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a war brewing in america illegal immigrants are the enemy and life as you know it is the target reacting to a growing anti immigration mood in the country republicans are stepping up their war on illegal immigration by stoking voters fears but when the so-called enemy is also one of the fastest growing voting blocks in america politicians are trying to pander to latinos hoping their other voters aren't looking like nevada republican sharron angle if we have been in her about face attempt to reach out to latinos actually ended up offending them i don't know that all of your life. you are asian here in arizona senator john mccain has been known as an advocate for humane immigration reform but in the past year he has embraced the right wing attack on illegal immigration drug and human smuggling home invasion murder and complete the dang fence into work this time senator if you want to pass.
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for many latinos it was simply another poignant example of politicians abandoning them democrats also used banish language that says argue latino voters if you lean i think on time they were not reported. an increase in deportations and a lack of progress on immigration reform has many questioning the motives of democrats as well but the hypocrisy of us politicians saying one thing but doing another is it lost on wrong is a community organizer although we might have a ford in two thousand may with the promises of hope and change i think that people have seen and in reality the conditions of actually worsen are people feeling abandoned and demonized by the politicians they elected latinos are growing disillusioned about politics in general here we have what we call a two party dictatorship it's an addict or dictatorship really it's a two headed beast that represents the same you need us group latino voters are growing in numbers and whether politicians like it or not they'll soon be forced to
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get the message. well there are going to care you're going to after care because we represent for example specifically in california almost twenty one percent of the electorate it is this hypocrisy by the politicians that is both a source of frustration for latino voters and inspiration to rise up and stand up against the forces that have oppressed them after all revolution and social mobilization is in the blood of this growing population of americans in los angeles . r.t. . take a look now at some other stories making headlines across the globe it's been revealed that a intercepted in dubai last week was disarmed just seventeen minutes before it was time to explode that's according to the french interior minister there's been no confirmation yet from the u.s. and the u.k. the statement comes in the middle of an investigation into the terror plot to mail packages were discovered on cargo planes in dubai and england on route to the u.s.
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. president boris tadic has become the first serbian leader to apologize to croats for the atrocities committed in a massacre during the yugoslav war at least two hundred coalition war prisoners and civilians were executed in the city loop of bar on november one thousand nine hundred one the slaughter happened during the ethnic conflict that ensued when croatia declared its independence serbs who believe croatia was a real aggressor during the war have criticized their president's actions. the australian airline quantas has grounded all of its airbus a three eighty super jumbos after one of them was forced to make an emergency landing the plane touched down safely in singapore after an engine failure shortly after takeoff passengers reported hearing a blast but the company denies there was any explosion parts of the engine were found in indonesia the plane was carrying four hundred fifty people no one was injured. up next the close up team is off on its travels this time to the tomsk
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region in western siberia it's a place we're now in for a destination for exiles dating back to the zaurus stays tests are silly reports on how the past is still affecting the region's present. there's a saying every times local knows god created paradise while the devil created know him near him is located in the southern part of the tomsk region difficult to get to and right smack in the middle of a swamp cut off from the rest of the world it's a place renowned as a destination for exiles dating back to the sorry state. in the early nineteenth century the population grew rapidly because of exiles to the point that every fifth resident of tomsk and its surrounding areas was in exile. the last batch will form a wealthy peasant they were cooled oppositionists but in fact these people were
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just hard working families among those peasants was nicholai gook during stalin's time forced collective farming was introduced many landowning families lost their properties and were deported to siberia his family was sent here a nine hundred thirty one he was just four years old. or in the work of years we were transported by horse drawn carriage then by railway then locked on a boat down the river at the destination there was nothing except burnt out forest we had to build barks of good and earth to live in when it got cold we made window panes of ice labs we had no food only dry bread you can work it was very difficult . while nicholai supplied was because of stalin the former soviet leader himself was banished to the rim in one thousand dollar and was exiled for the sixth time and sentenced to four years in siberia he lived in this house but after only thirty
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nine days gaped. the family were already who were sent to this region and it is in this room that the state it was he. in this bed that stalin had actually slept. stars or to write he lives on in tomsk preserved in this investigative prison museum until the one nine hundred forty s. this is a story building houses the tomsk pretrial detention center and was also the headquarters of the people's commissariat for internal affairs or n.k.v.d. . here people charged with counter-revolutionary activities were kept in detention interrogated sentenced to death and there is evidence that executions were also performed here. you know or alexina's that ankle was sentenced to ten years of hard labor in one of stalin's gulags and five years in exile. i was tried for treason against the motherland i told them it wasn't against the motherland it
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was against the government in the cases and charges they made up from were horrific all this five or is one of the prison cells and some of the. crowd about fifteen to twenty people in this room. for desertion on their feet but despite the tragedies in tomsk sister e good things did come out of them you love many political exiles well educated people who contributed a lot to developing education culture and economy in siberia december set up schools for local children exiled polish rebels develop sausage production businesses here coffee and barber shops. for tomsk citizens the past and the future are inseparable men like alexei look ahead and focus and i still feel the pain but i just have to carry on with life i'm eighty six and i'd like to live till i'm ninety and see what happens next said morey who. while young people look back eager
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to learn lessons from the past are cilia r.t. reporting from the tomsk region. joins us next with all the latest business news stay with us here on r.t. . hungry for the full story we've got it first hand the biggest issues get a human voice face to face with the news makers. in indonesia oh she's available in hotels coming dolly resort and spa. resort and spa only. remote have been turned. to spawn sunday of beach otoh the wisdom result. come from sofitel some in the. resort and spa the ritz carlton hotel grounds many as you call it a hotel four seasons hotel the sultan hotel.
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hello and welcome to the business news russia aims to become one of the top ten high tech countries by two thousand to fifteen how the head of a corporation explains. let me give an example. silicone electronics. which is produced not from silicone we all speak of all of the silicon valley and that's something which is very interesting. there is the new generation of electronics which may be produced from not silicon from plastic. and that is something which of the unique was civility and we pick the best partner should the company place to project and this company will become a partner in building conversion a new factory which will produce the the computer made from plastic actually made
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from the same materials which of the mortal made from and the potential of the cost reduction in this sector of electronic industry is. at the start of. existence you talked about a three billion euro hundred ninety billion rouble a year industry at least you said can we now start to raise that estimate we will be successes at the start and currently would do care of the final target in the final key which is the thirty billion euro none of their production in russia. and you don't want to be don't have different than one hundred billion rubles and what did we achieve by now from the moment you just mention i know we already have more than ninety projects in total investment in this project which will be made by me is more than four billion dollar and what is it especially important in there is
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that we was able to attract some six billion dollars of private queer investment together in a line with before on a personal investment that's something which proves that we are not just spending money for nothing we here partner who spend their own money and even with a big of reports. when will russia produce a startup as famous as google or instead it takes minimal three five seven or ten years to develop a company from the garage like hewlett packard or microsoft or the wallpapers business i believe that we are already a lot on the garish the age but we're not yet on the stage of facebook and google you said forty million russians think you are a thief why do they think that does it upset you. well that's that's a long story i believe that much more than you just mentioned and the reason is very simple you for coming back to the privatization history of the reason is that . privatization is russia in the russia was unfair it was not fair.
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but it was something which was needed to the country and if ever. unfortunately common the situation but i have to do it again i will do this or. russia's minister of finance has effectively banned the national reserve fund from buying the bonds of irish all spanish governments investors are steering clear of the bonds of five countries which bailed out their troubled banking sectors on thursday irish jumps to their highest in the euro zone's historic about seven point four percent. the federal reserve is to pump six hundred billion dollars into the u.s.'s part of a fresh stimulus package to boost the country's economy this monstrous seventy five billion dollars a month in a second round of quantitative easing the u.s. central bank will purchase long term goals bonds by printing billions of dollars federal reserve's decision pushed hero to its highest levels to the dollar so as
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generate their old world has taken a different strategy the european central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at a record low but should be achieved jonquil cliche so that the underlying motive for a very positive. the world bank has cut its forecast of russia's g.d.p. growth for the next three years the bank's analysts say russia has achieved a modest recovery but there are fears of a further slowdown the world bank's chief economist for russia shell couple get if spoke to business r.t. about the key drivers for the country's economy. i think what is actually happening in the past few months is that investment has been back and much of the growth was actually led more by investments in the kind of a cyclical rebound of restocking of inventories but that's going to cyclical part but i think the good news is that we also see consumption gathering steam and.
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reflects basically fundamental factors driving consumption searches the fact that. real incomes are growing again after the crisis in employment is lower than. they feared certainly and then in many other western countries and remember russian consumer is not particularly indebted compared to many western countries so there is a lot more credit rating that can be taken on by the russian consumer i think that all these factors are going to continue. providing the winter in the sale of the russian consumption and growth in the next six to twelve months so we expect to grow this year to be about four point two percent and then solidified next year to about four and a half percent largely driven by gains in consumption. time to have a look at some numbers yet stocks are sharply higher day despite think of an expected rise in jobless claims as investors reacted positively to the federal reserve's latest efforts to prop up the sagging economy.


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