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drama and scandal but moscow's legendary bolshoi theatre has finally banned super back into the limelight as a country and serve further both join the spectacle tonight hope to speak to both of them good evening ladies looking suitably lovely tonight as well be the first to occur it's not every day course you can get access to an event like this how's the glitz and glamour looking from inside the picture for us indeed kevin all the tickets for the first three opening gala concert were exclusively available only through the office of the russian president so no tickets were on sale for these big night and we were of course happy to be among the few to see the newly reopened restored bolshoi theatre from inside to see all its beliefs and glamour and its truly impressive as russia's landmark theatre has been renovated according to the original vision of the jars hammer and sickle xah cross the theatre were placed with a regional and blooms of the room on of dynasty well the main ample of the double
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headed eagle is above the doris box on these big night is the russian president who is watching the opening night gala concert from those seats well and the red and gold curtain raised for the first time in six years and it has rebuilt renovation which was very expensive it cost over seven hundred million dollars it was supervised and sponsored by the russian state supervised by the kremlin or the big reopening gallery features opera greats such as not tell you this a new trick for us ski as well as the principal soloists and dancers of the bolshoi ballet including. the gullable present the history of the main bolshoi theatre through the ages and it will feature excerpts staged by the best career grapher and directors of the bolshoi theatre and the list of those invited on these big night is also very impressive among the guests are going to but show. we also saw vice
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president oprah zillionaire has all the less scalloped theater the vienna oprah covent garden we were lucky to catch up with a few of those celebrities invited to the opening night of the bolshoi theater among them italian actress money could belief and here's what she had to say on her first impression from her first visit to the bullshit. so. here i. thought on her. bike to. move. through it. and then seeing that. the russian church. same time that i've been here for five. i believe that some people the sun toddy. so
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a truly impressive red carpet event for russian theatre lovers and it's no surprise that hundred of yours hundred of guests were ready to watch the opening night gala concert even the cold which is broadcast live now in china television screens installed outside of the renovated restored bolshoi theater you're very lucky to be in there tonight well let's go out so there as he sort of. bolshoi theatre what about the millions of lovers the ballet lovers who didn't get a ticket to the show how they're being catered for tonight. well the crowds have been gathering and we've been watching the performances as they get underway we got a knock on at the moment and everyone's been really enjoying being able to be part of this big day pinning night we've had people down thing along to the music we've been speaking to the crowds as well and they've been telling us just what a special place the bow street theater has in the halls it really is world renowned best me international gathering here people from all over the world he found
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themselves the most guy have turned out as well a lot of russian people the young and the old everyone really enjoying being able to take part in this event and. i think it's a simple yes cofa grower for classic them some time choreographer and then several for jonathan tongo so i respect so much of this crime of. opportunity two of the pleasure to see this monument alive again yes i'm very hip then to be here during the opening convention is the history of my hot country and it's the thrill of my life and i'm very fear that i can participate in this. other post i think it's a really it is an institution is absolutely the in history and the people have been telling us just how excited they are to be able to have it back and looking forward to the ground breaking performances that the bolshoi is renowned for its being. in that restoration pray. everyone taping it was one way.
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and i. think that everyone is enjoying the spectacular performance getting underway . right now or really everyone just thank that part of the back and it being what it does but not putting on a. performance. well take huge night for moscow and for russia of course everyone focusing on this tonight big event sarah firth thank you very much side the bolshoi theatre in a bit before that. side lucky enough to be inside of this big opening night thank you. let's take a look now and see what else we're covering today goes back stage underground to bring you the story of the bolshoi theater a little bit later in the hour i can tell you it's part of our technology update
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you seeing pictures there from. inside the newly renovated theater that would take a little bit earlier six years it's pretty in the making their way to the door for six years but now as you can see it's packed with full glittering glory chandeliers shining once again huge sums have been spent on it on the structural work in intricate detail the frescoes and vast quantities of gold leaf will be replaced the materials washed with vodka or indeed and polished with squiggle tails only the best for the bolshoi ballet and we have our special program ancient technology update to take you behind the scenes there goes on here seventeen thirty g.m.t. . the legacy that survived the russian revolution and. the movie showing is by looking more splendid than it did true century. grand the core of czarist time
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this dancing the audience again after a six year refit. a long awaited resurrection of the bolshoi theatre on the marquee. let's take a look at some other news now today it is still colonel gadhafi is most influential son saif al islam has fled to new jarrett is looking to hand himself over to the war crimes court prosecutors say they're in talks to bring him in but what's keeping western leaders nervous is that saif could then spill the beans maybe on recent dodgy deals they made with his father i bet it explains. to some moammar gadhafi was a man too much secrets which will supposedly be buried with him i think that there were tremendous sighs of relief all over capitals in western europe this is somebody who cut all sorts of deals with the french but also the
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british and the italians and to a certain extent the americans as well i think they did not want him put on trial for any reason and i am not misled is that surprised that he was captured alive if you very quickly ended up dead that gadhafi is returning from diplomatic exile was spectacular hugs handshakes and kisses from the heads of countries which denounced him good that he's now silenced but the suspicion around those who laid out the welcome mat is far from buried i don't feel as though his great to see it but the. dealing with him is constant and it. will go way over seriously because that is also the situation was fishing will probably grow shrinks it may actually ironically it lead to a situation where they could never receive were moved their interests then british prime minister tony blair was instrumental in get deaf mutes rehabilitation
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bringing him in from the cold in two thousand and seven but blair didn't lead empty handed trade between them flourished so did the cozy relationship there was six more secret meetings off the player left office his people denying they were about releasing them look the boma abdel baset al mcgraw he or britain would lose its lucrative libyan deals i regret myself enormously that gadhafi was but should he should have been said to the international criminal court put on trial and forced to all its questions for all the terrible things he did and if it davidge the contemporary world leaders or previous regimes leaders tough. we need to know. what he's done. with. some details of the murky dealings have already emerged claiming the reputation of one of britain's leading universities the london school of economics agreed a contract to begin acting regime worth over two million pounds to educate hundreds
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of its future civil servants the director was forced to resign and now the university of tripoli is demanding the money back french leader nicolas sarkozy was never shy in greeting good daffy even letting him pitches tend to nearly safe palace apparently for bankrolling sarkozy's path to the presidency so says this man the one who could still tell all that of course he had never had sarkozy must give back the money he took from libya to finance his electoral campaign we funded it and we have all the details and are ready to reveal everything. saif al islam gadhafi son and key right hand man reportedly ready to surrender to the war crimes court so you he's going to have learned from asia and now i think we're sorry of that tony blair intervened formed to help him get his dodgy ph d. degree from the london school of economics when that degree apparently was plagiarized there's a lot of things that have gone on so you knows about so i'd get their fees wanted
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to answer for his own actions in libya's drawn out battle for control but it's what he could reveal about the diplomatic deals with his father is keeping the western power players sweating after bennett r.t. london. has agreed to ship out of libya by monday after the un decided to cancel the alliance's mandate russia's envoy to the world body says this should pose the way now to an independent post gadhafi country. hope that indeed a new chapter is being opened in libya and the libyan people will be able to take advantage of the new situation to build a new libya they desire. the u.s. led lines has been bombing libya since march under a u.n. resolution to protect civilians it carried out nearly ten thousand strikes one of the last two which of course stopped a convoy carrying colonel gadhafi allowing him to be captured and then killed but
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the intervention doesn't end there qatar is now proposing to head international operations in libya once nato pulls out though it claims it's already deployed hundreds of troops on a support mission to the country that moves not been sanctioned by the u.n. which is yet to respond to katter's offer. up ahead this hour on r t the freedom of selective speech when giorgio with media chiefs a speaking of means being hounded out to seek asylum when the government doesn't like what you say. the french president is gunning for greece saying letting the beleaguered country join the euro was a mistake speaking of the emergency brussels summit nicolas sarkozy said greek membership of the currency club has pushed europe to the brink e.u. leaders decided thursday to have greece's private sector debt to one hundred billion euros after banks agreed to write off fifty percent of what they're owed european banks must also have a bigger cash pile to guard against another crisis while the emergency bailout fund will be expanded to one trillion euros now to get there europe's hoping to attract
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investment from asia the bailout fund chiefs perswaded rather a visit to china to try to persuade beijing to chip in but economists say the e.u. has little choice but to turn to. chris the side of the farm that march so we have to seek help i think it will be more green for the european market is the major export market of chinese who of course china needs to worry about the possible default china needs to make sure that it doesn't lose money because of this turbulence in european. georgia works hard to maintain a positive image of a country that welcomes free speech and open minds but that's not the experience of local media there many of whom feel or handle the shoulder for saying the wrong things tom barton reports. recently those who make the news in georgia
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have been becoming the news john doe nine a touch of a leader with the founder of an opposition t.v. station applied for french political asylum just days before nicolas sarkozy arrived on a visit but he was disappointed. i contacted the french embassy and i was sure my problem would be resolved quickly but i was mistaken they didn't make an appointment and i've had no news from them if they don't contact me in the near future i'm determined to go to other embassies. tria letty t.v. is a small station in the north of georgia john doe and his staff say it's mikhail saakashvili as government that's pushed him to apply for asylum he says they're putting pressure on him because of his channels criticism of policy and for showing the opposition views as well as those of the government all of that is going look we have to work in difficult conditions as we cannot get any comments at all from officials when a government official gives
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a press conference reporters from other channels are allowed inside to do their job but still enter reporters are denied entry we are clearly being discriminated against. the georgian government strenuously denies the claims and others doubt his sincerity some brand john don't know attash release asylum request a published that he stunned but he's deadly serious consistent with georgian authorities are after him just because of what he and his channel say and judging by the record in recent years he's not the only one in two thousand and nine the widow of former georgian president appealed to germany's angela merkel for asylum a numerous others have left the country tria letty has need of the resources nor the audience to seriously compete with the large pro-government channels but john doe's say's he's sure about the government's reasons. it's because we're an opposition station. they want us to give in and work for them to promote their
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message but i can't stoop to that. and this is the symbolism of the frustration felt by mr nice to nashville e. and his fellow opposition media a mock funeral lamenting as they put it the death of george and free media. tamati party. he suspects not been charged in the murder case of russian journalist anna politkovskaya the money get u.k. or food from chechnya i was charged on friday with being one of the reporters killers investigators allege she was part of a group contracted to kill the journalist in july two thousand and six and was promised a reward for the murder the suspect denies the charges politkovskaya as murder was linked to her work as an investigative journalist she was shot in october two thousand and six outside her apartment block. russia's richest woman could end up on the world's most wanted list and interpol could be arsed to bring her in for questioning about how she got her billion this. is the wife of disgraced moscow may
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your english golf ford investigators want to talk to him too and they're threatening is a rest if he doesn't turn up r.t.c. copas can offer scott with details. according to forbes in two thousand and ten you know about that in there was the world's third richest woman her estimated total wealth was around three billion u.s. dollars her former company in fact go to go on some of the most attractive construction projects in the city one billion about to do this husband was moscow's mia impressive and attractive projects like this entirely new residential block in the city but it seems in now these days of glory are going to the past since both even the most to the end getting are wanted for questioning in connection with a very high profile embezzlement case the story was. the bank of moscow received around half a billion euros dollars from the city's budget this was at the peak of the economic
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crisis and it gave a loan warthe over four hundred million years dollars to a small unknown company shortly after this deal about the same amount of money appeared on uganda about to the most personal bank account at the moment the couple is outside of russia and failed to show up at the questioning sessions in february and march and in april and now authorities say that they may get interpol involved in the situation to get here in moscow for questioning yet about jordan is currently reported to be in london in austria they've been informing the authorities that they can't show at these questioning sessions because of that through their representatives to the authorities say this still doesn't make it legal but according to the latest reports from you people scoffs lawyer he is planning to attend questioning session on the fifteenth of november here in moscow
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. elsewhere around the world is going to tunisia first trouble has erupted after the country's first democratic election results troops fired into the air and used tear gas to disperse angry crowds after one party's winning candidates were disqualified they gathered in the town spark cinesias uprising which then set off the chain of revolts across the arab world because of miss party and now the forty one percent of parliament from seeing the floodwaters keep him close in the central bangkok tonight with officials desperate for innovative ways to try to hold back the worst deluge in decades the capital's already undergoing a mass evacuation ahead of this weekend's seasonal high tide as well as water heading down from the country's flood plains the disaster is claimed over three hundred seventy lives since august and affected millions of others. syrian security forces have clashed with anti-government activists leaving thirty seven people reportedly dead people headed out of the streets after friday prayers to again demonstrate against president. syrian opposition figures and calling for
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a protective no fly zone in the country the u.n. estimates the months of government crackdowns have killed three thousand people. germans are being taught lessons about islam in schools as part of the government's drive to integrate its religious communities it was meant to educate about muslim life but actually having an adverse affect people's towards extremism as our correspondent dana bushell reports next it's another multicultural division splitting the country. school. teacher is preaching hate christians who go to discos drink out goal and have a boyfriend they perform evil deeds christians and jews believe in the courtroom before it destroys your faces germany started islam clauses in schools. religion spritz peace you won't find. a phrase or sentence.
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of koran. you have to persecute. the members of other religions when you. find them hit them yes muslims admit the close is a fall from suv tensions the relations between zero officials and this that make a community is i'm not saying it should really is a code of conduct in arab states where punishments can include and stoning campaigners will muslim youths are trying to spread shari'a across europe they teach them that they are period class of people. who have more rights than the nonbelievers and the nonbelievers can be treated like picks and young muslim say how can german law be higher then. that is not possible therefore we must install the sharia everywhere followers like perino the christian
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parents he's converted to islam every muslim here must swap german laws for sure rio he says chop of hands stone adulterous and flawed homosexuals germany's policy of islam is' ation may not be going to plan muslim students are leaving europe schools radicalized by their lessons this move by authorities is well meaning but it may instead be producing a generation of extremists who detest the west anti immigrant parties are seeing a surge in popularity in frankfurt almost whole for the residents of foreign the free voters group is getting elected with this message for muslims integrate well leave our country more young men but also young women. which were. born in germany go to the extremists government efforts were
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meant to heal conflict with germany's three million muslims but the experts say the country splitting apart into pro and anti islam camps the new bushell r.t. frankfurt's. because in a sport coming up short of this i was rich girl the latest from tonight's games in the russian premier league and that is what the world's most famous boxers isn't quite ready either the clubs yet who we're talking about find out shortly we've caught up with the latest business tonight. thanks kevin moscow as climbed a few places in the league of world financial centers but it's still languishing mid table in order to promote the capital to the top of the division the government as called on the help of specialist advisors that some of the details. top of the best man bankers have been made saying president it's better to share there is a bias on how to turn moscow into international financial center most agree that
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russia is fundamentally attractive the state of the economy is relatively healthy and the government that's is nothing compared to they do reppion and america levels but investors unanimously agreed that the biggest problem is lloyd for cement and a lack of trust in the system the rule of law. here is so poor. it's perceived as being life. that is just stirred. from all over the world. while we go out and talk to people with low pay for a system. that is so close. we steered one. because if they don't. you do the right thing to do it they're going to get money back. to
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a crawl if you must call medvedev reminded investors that the steps were being taken he highlighted the merger of russia's two main stock exchanges the r.t.s. and the my six and creation all be unified six groups is the posit there is system which will make trading more transparent and weaker the working group responsible for the project says financial services in moscow may be brought up to the international standards in about three years a lot of reorganizing the city's infrastructure to speed up traffic and make life more comfy and for businesses is a longer process which may take up to a day kate. a u.s. markets correcting slightly after a very bullish session on the dow is down by a notch but it's still heading for the best. monthly gain in twenty four years. european markets so also down slightly at the close in london but the dax the
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finishes up just point one percent banks were showing strong performance in this session to lose most of the gains by the end of the session however h.s.b.c. is one of the biggest gainers in london. here in russia the markets saw their best week in two years to end on a positive note to be r.t.s. overall gained ten and a half percent in just five sessions my six five and a half percent the difference here is the juice of the strengthening of the ruble if you remember the my sex is trading in rubles the r.t.s. in dollars if we take a look at the main movers on the year my sex most energy efficient majors are up with gaining one of the top percent this hour at the closing rather i should say not as nickel is down two percent as the company misses the deadline for a share buyback of russia's top lenders burbank and down by just a notch companies had said the bank would be ready to privatized seven point six
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percent of its shares if the share price reaches one hundred roubles still quite a long way to go there. kevin is next for the headlines on r.t. you stay with us.
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but. let's try for somalia australia and the new zealand no we're going to see the film on the screen if you want to have sex go and have sex. these are all top stories tonight as nato admission that helped kill colonel
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gadhafi his key son could blow the whistle on deals the west wants to bury if he gets his day national prosecutors say they're holding in direct talks with. possibly surrendering to the hague. letting greece join the euro was a mistake for the french president doesn't hold back on his belief that. europe is now turning to asia for a cash. china to ask for help the same. as we've been reporting tonight some top stories this hour the bolshoi is back. to waiting for. the first performance in six years after a massive. takes a look at places for those who like a big night out during the small hours this quick break.


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