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doesn't. follow through with the decision to withdraw. u.s. troops from the country. london is accused of harboring a fugitive. one of russia's richest men has set his sights on politics after the world of business . has been elected leader of the right course party which plans to run in december parliamentary elections. spoken exclusively to the billionaire. it is not known as a successful politician but he is known as
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a very successful businessman and when it comes to andy a right cause they have quite ambitious goals as well which are not only to get into the state duma as to the next election but also to become the second most powerful political force in the country right there next to the united russia party and even though. political career is just starting he's already aiming for the senior levels off for russia's political elite i'm not the kind of person who tends to dream or plunges into illusions we have particular goals to get into russia's lower house of parliament with the maximum number of votes what i also understand is that i could be a good prime minister if the party successful i would fight for disposition. himself has asked the members of the right cause party not to refer to themselves as the opposition explaining that the currently the term opposition is critically
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understood by millions of russians who according to see the current opposition in russia as a disorganized marginal force capable of making any changes to the changes that paul and his party are talking about and they are already giving concrete idea of continuing the modernization off russia and making a liberal improvements. surely is quite a colorful character starting from his time to this man is over two metres tall to basically all the things that he undertakes has become quite successful he's known to be quite a sports fan a morsel arts expert he's known to be quite an active a jet skier he all of the new jersey nets successful basketball team one of his latest projects the your my b. which is a core currently being developed. even though it's not being produced there's a. huge queue for these course for years and years ahead.
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did successful that's why there is a reason to believe that. really does stand a chance. reporting right there and you can see the full exclusive interview with. all day sunday. on the way here on our financial woes we take to the streets of new york to find out if people there feel they're heading down the same road. we. feel like we're on the right i think we have to. reach country have to lower the expectations it was pretty bad during the great depression that we can compare it to. but i don't think we're there yet.
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egypt's former finance minister sentenced to thirty years in prison is living openly in london despite being wanted by. golly was convicted of abusing power for personal profit but fled the country after the january revolution and. reports this isn't the first time that london has provided a safe haven for rich foreign fugitives. when egypt abrupt it into violence at the start of the year the u.k. was among the first to support the uprising out with the old dictatorship and in with a new era of democracy the old guard was swept aside but many running in fear for their lives ran straight to a new die in london and the local egyptian community is horrified angry disappointed. because. the british government.
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has just won the former finance minister instead of beginning a thirty year prison sentence for embezzle mint in egypt he said to be running around london a free man but he was convicted in absentia of corruption profiteering and abusing state and private assets he's also been ordered to repay more than ten million dollars and. has demanded the british government does something about it but is disappointed by the response but expect to see some more action both against the money and other goods that's been extorted from egypt and other. countries but also against fugitives from justice in those countries that are pressing to govern here today we do have a very strong tradition in this country of upholding international law and i want to see that continue i don't want the government to neglect that you too many think they're already negligent in case an international arrest warrant has reportedly
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been issued by egypt but critics feel money and connections secure a ticket to freedom in the u.k. you would not have a brougham to get into the united kingdom for so many reasons and the simplest one of them is the money. i mean you get to remain with your money in the u.k. if your money. it is clear meanwhile in egypt people aren't surprised england they say is where corrupt middle eastern officials go to hide he's not a stranger to the west very much one of the west's men in egypt was one of the west's men in egypt so that he's found refuge in london is not surprising to anybody the egyptian diaspora in the u.k. is a million strong benefit here in london community needed say to people is to angry that's no guarantee of big trouble dhaliwal they face and the longer he remains the more they pay lousy big fees to pull chrissy support to the middle east and create
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democracy movement while. many of the great great see your avatar team. now in your opinion is important to us if you go online and visit our website dot com you can take part in the latest poll we're doing today we are asking you why does the u.k. harbor exiles so far the most popular response to the question is because they do not turn their backs on what may one day come in handy not far behind on forty percent is because that money doesn't smell and not many of you agree that it's because bad political leverage is better than none or that the u.k. is a truly democratic country log on to r.t. dot com and have you're fired. a suicide bomb blast at a hospital in eastern afghanistan has killed at least twenty five and wounded dozens more the attack comes a day after a bomb ripped through a market in another part of the country killing at least ten despite the recent
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surge of violence in afghanistan barack obama has announced the withdrawal of over thirty thousand u.s. soldiers by the end of next year obama's military commanders are calling the plan risky and advise a much smaller troop reduction. international investigators say the nearly ten year long war that the u.s. mission has being gauged in has failed to reduce corruption among afghan officials military contributors says moshing to isn't prepared to admit the shortcomings of its campaign. if anybody was impressed by a barrage of bomb a speech regarding the tempo and scale of u.s. forces is drole from afghanistan it was afghan president hamid karzai on the one side their afghan leader was a happy camper regarding vamp's american president announced mant and on the other side there was so much apprehension regarding their we action from the u.s. military and from walks popularly as far as the military effort hanchen is
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concerned it was mostly limited only to armchair commandos and the u.s. secretary of defense robert gates in fact the admiral michael mullen opinion represents the bunker mentality and conventional wisdom all conventional group think that the only part of the u.s. military and intelligence community who really have the grasp of the situation less likely to step up to the t.v. cameras and to spill their guts that after ten years all for us uphill battle you know afghanistan it turns out that ninety percent of the failure of a conventional. it's now at ten minutes past the hour here in moscow you with our team over forty people have been injured and eleven seriously by a gas explosion at
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a wedding in russia's republic of north six children are reported among the victims in the city of chaos the injured were taken to hospital many suffering severe burns according to preliminary reports the blast happened when i used to cook food exploded during the wedding ceremony. well coming up here on the twenty first century exodus find out why thousands of israelis for european and american passports in the hope of leaving the promised land. plus we discover the unpredictable paul has in store for those brave enough to try it and whether. or not it's going to some other world news for you in brief here in r.t. pakistan says at least fifteen islamised militants have been killed near the afghan border the shootout was reportedly between two rival groups of taliban commanders although it's not yet known why they decided to fire on each other pakistan's army
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declared a victory in the tribal region last year but violence continues in an area still used by taliban and al qaeda insurgents as a hideout. the mauritanian army says they have destroyed an al qaeda training camp in neighboring mali the assault in the forest region of. evolved air strikes followed by fierce fighting earlier this month. agreed on a joint military operation to crush al qaeda in the region the terrorist group is believed to have bases in mali where it carries out attacks on kidnappings as well as arms and drug trafficking. fifteen people have been killed in a nato air strike on civilian sites this according to libyan state television more than twenty others were reportedly hurt by the attack in the east in. the t.v. report did not specify exactly when the assault took place the alliance has rejected the allegations saying that it only hit legitimate military targets. in
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syria twenty people including two children were killed when security forces reportedly opened fire on demonstrators in a new wave of protests thousands took to the streets of several cities are to call on president bashar al assad to step down after four decades of his family's damascus meantime in the capital that protesters also came under fire as they blocked roads leading to the city center a three month long crackdown has reportedly left fourteen hundred people dead. but we have more on the situation in syria online for you just visit our website dot com you can watch an interview with one independent journalist who says the e.u. sanctions will not bring any resolution to the crisis in syria. also online and there's no fairytale ending for a real life cinderella a russian gold global supermodel on the run splits from her husband.
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and a smooth jazz legend saxophonist dave costs visits moscow one talks to us here at odds here about his passion for music watch that interview as well the website that is all to dot com. today children plea war in the old keys me. but in june nine hundred forty one these walls really first barrier for nancy troops on their way to moscow and. senators. one by one under ceaseless. water. in the land shelter an unnamed soldier left
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a few simple words very well mother i'm dying but i'm not surrendering. for the full story we've got it for. the biggest issues get a human voice face to face with the news makers. twenty years ago the largest country in the world disintegrated. each began a journey. where did it take them. so a quarter past the hour here in moscow israel was created as the promised land to provide a home for the jews of the world but tens of thousands have fled the country over the past few years and more lining up to leave. fears over security mean many are
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seeking a new safer life in europe or the u.s. . rachel shites has no reason to like germany she was born there before the second world war and within six years had been expelled and most of her family killed but the irony is she now wants a german passport. holder get money grab the german citizenship to help my children and grandchildren which might be shocking if it wasn't so common in israel today in the last decade some fifty thousand israelis have applied for you have citizenship a quarter of a million already have a second passport it's unlikely that any other country in the world has such a large percentage of new immigrants preparing to leave. because he is or was a stubborn to become a shelter you know you're going to show. you to sleep is. this is my face the american heart of tel aviv here you'll hear more english than
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hebrew and you'll be forgiven for thinking that you're in the u.s. and not the promised land most israelis here have a second passport many of them grew up aboard or have a parent who came from another country i have canadian and israeli and i would never give up my canadian and i probably would give up my israeli the american i wouldn't give up because i have family there and i want to be out to go there any time british passport or european passport is doorway to opportunities eight years ago the bar was blown up by suicide bomber three people were killed and fifty injured the bar didn't close down but some say the rush for new passports heated up in vain because of the suicide bombings when there was a feeling of insecurity so yes there was an increase both in immigration and in the demand for passports and that demand has only grown in the last five years israel has been in two wars and many fear another is not far off and the government's policy of settlement expansion has only isolated the country internationally so
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it's no surprise this meeting israeli journalist gideon levy that people are tired of living in a war zone the leadership basing its leadership on creating all that are. frightening comparing against anything and the payoff is a population that feels unsafe with one eye on europe no less than the sun has processed nearly five thousand applications for a second passport in the last ten years that works out at about forty passports a month and he's only one lawyer working in the field of faith often draws in world war two. the one who are favored were the ones who got the wide berth for their lesson is that if you're going to go out. that can help you to move out of danger zone then you do it every year more choose to leave israel for europe in this case then the other way around and one in five soviet jews has already
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returned home and with no israeli palestinian peace talks on the horizon and growing israeli insecurity about the arab demonstrations on the doorstep this so-called insurance passport is unlikely to lose popularity any time soon what you see on t.v. television. good news stories for the u.s. economy are few and far between with mass job cuts layoffs and growing national debt however some are staying optimistic saying things could be even worse as our own resident in new york found out. all the latest data indicates the global economy is going limp are you personally affected this week let's talk about that have you felt the facts of the bad economy need a better job of this economy is not giving me a better job yeah because i try to go to college and then i can because car my car gas is all expensive and school so expensive so small in the vicious cycle is
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really bad but i'm happy because brazil is growing like for me it's good so is that kind of the way it goes when when some countries are hurting other countries can prosper more yeah greece is looking bad spain is looking bad but i feel like we're on the right. so they're just exaggerated not in greece and spain no no i feel like the reports in the u.s. are i'm actually in the military so i do not feel it at all that's the only perk i would say that's the number one perk my job i've been getting steady paychecks for five years yet i can't see that the american military is going to go out of it if they do any time soon then i guess we have bigger problems to worry about the economy is bad and you had to cut back on things for we had to cut back even more so we could take cruises to come to new york this. crucial british first time in new york city today so that doesn't sound like you're hurting that it sounds like you're doing ok we haven't cut back on a lot of other things do you think that we've seen the bottom of this crisis or are
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we headed for bread lines and even worse things that we've seen the bottom what is the bottom look like. well it was pretty bad during the great depression that is a bottom that we can compare it to i don't know if we'll get that bad but i don't think we're there yet so do you think we can fix it i'm a global level or do you think it's time countries started looking at themselves first i think we have to fix it on the global level but i think we reach country have to lower their their expectations of. the living standard i think we all have to go down whether or not you've been personally affected the bottom line is the global economy apparently continues to fall flat. now at twenty one minutes past the hour here in moscow devoted scientists give up the comfort of their homes the company of family and friends to work in extreme conditions at the ends of the earth thomas now investigates the price people have
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to pay to fulfill their passion for new discoveries. antarctic storms are known to be fierce sometimes forcing those who have to endure them to take safe harbor and it was pretty bad it was. thirty three thirty but not. so it was rolling around for a bit we had to but the. good. in this in between is. that we're rolling around. trying to make very good growth or we can have. the crew of this ship was able to pull through the tempest stand even work with nearby stations to repair their damaged vessel but they were lucky operating in such a remote environment means replacement parts aren't always available and the workers here have to make do with what they can it is pretty hard to get here good equipment to get here sophisticated equipment so. one challenge is to try
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to make your big science was a very small amount of equipment because of the hearts and extreme weather conditions and part that there is considered one of the most dangerous environments on the planet and because of this operating down here logistically it can be more than a convenience it can be downright deadly during the same storm the crew from that would have why on t.v.'s base lost one of their team when a jeep rolled down an embankment into a frigid antarctic lake. that was most difficult experience in my career in such moments i start to sing the. just wants us to try it out here. but in antarctica time is a valuable commodity and work crews have limited time to prepare the base for winter after the accident happened we didn't even have time to make a start which the moment required. to express compassion we had to go on with our work which we finished at about four am the next day the incident sparked an outpouring of international support from the surrounding bases but in
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a twist all too appropriate for the harsh realities of working in antarctica the chilean air force plane that was to airlift the body back to south america suffered an explosion in the left engine as it was taking off the pilots on board of hurting another fatal tragedy by a matter of seconds still the southern continent doesn't provide the opportunity to dwell on the difficulties when a concealed under the key thing is all problems as soon as possible which will be lost when there is no immediate response would be cautions and avoid actions that may get one of those hurt for example when the airplane engine failed we have avoided doing anything that could have gotten any of us hurt in any way so we don't have to airlift anybody else here we have avoided any risk until another airplane arrives with the one thing in a system derived from unfortunate necessity which keeps those living and working in the face of danger and safe as possible in antarctica sean thomas.
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and there are more videos stories from sean's adventures around the world on his blog find that at our website that's. one of the most extreme environments on the planet. and people have to be aware that they're far away from civilization. special and attractive from the wildlife. and fragile. to the bottom of the earth. now at twenty five minutes past the hour here in moscow a century of sweet victories and bitter losses russia's olympic committee has been around for exactly one hundred years it's a celebrating his birthday with festivities across the country to coincide with international olympic day our sport our school look at what's been happening in moscow next hour here on arts. and
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a technology update that's next after a break and a reminder of the headlines tuesday. in inflation cluster in the center of siberia one city has revolutionary ideas for
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