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if you're just joining us a very well welcome to you live from the russian capital your headlines now thousands go out into the streets of central moscow to contest the outcome of sunday's parliamentary election and the opposition claims that the vote was rigged and is demanding a new one. but u.k. is out of a european deal to save the euro shattering the unity dream and leaving the rest to work out the new budget rules on taxes all amongst themselves the treaty will be signed between individual governments in march. and israeli rockets and the
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sanctions continue to squeeze palestinians with four people killed over the last few days sending gazans to seek a better future elsewhere even in war ravaged libya look into a truck. with the winter upon our very own moscow out seem checks out how to have fun in the freezing cold. maundering. historic. frankly. dynamic. frank buckley on. my couch.
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hello and welcome on this week's program we'll be taking a look at various activities you can enjoy over the festive period that's right christmas is just a few weeks away and there's a real magical atmosphere in moscow over the new year period i want it to start something good all i skating here i'm at school. open for three months until the beginning of march one of the best things about coming here is the story. impressive breadcrumb the moves down the opposite the ice rink the colorful and in terms of the sixteenth century symbols cathedral can be seen and worn and what a magnificent sight. the talk as it's known in mission has been set up by the
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company that runs the elegant shopping arcade on the east side of the square. skate away and enjoy the moment surrounded by sensational history and stunning architecture. towards where you saw a. place you'll. love it since we are. right now we're right here and we can state. i think is the best experience. so you can get because it's like i'm being you know fairy tale you have all these amazing i dig dirt and just feel like you know tell me about masters and then i'm not. great i especially like the old russian songs here the ones my grandma used to listen to when she was my age i'm. beginning to advance people of all levels can come here i'm not doing too badly. oh
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well practice makes perfect i suppose. if i'm on the. members of staff and striking. advice and give safety tips be prepared. be more proficiency. many tourists don't have the chance to skate every winter. either way popular with muscovites. it seems. is the ideal christmas day out relax listen to the festive music and those calories. to enjoy christmas shopping experience while moving to our next location it's time to get your wallets ready. i personally love. the shops and stores here. and the christmas shopping traditional. christmas all of.
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those various christmas markets is located next to red square just opposite the bolshoi theater and it's a great place to bring a family and friends it's open until the tenth of january from. warm you can get quite chilly. temperatures today. is known for its freezing weather. take note when visiting any attraction outside here you can see a range of christmas decorations candy crafts an art a closely connected with local history and in old russia would has been an essential part of everyday life. also known as the nesting dolls is arguably one of the most popular russian souvenirs here it's been redesigned to look like a christmas tree inside a miniature some to close. for the christmas and most cool we have ever watched his
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from us and we got to be here the market everything is beautiful the trees are really nice and the people are friendly. christmas states can be confusing in russia this is a christmas day falls on the seventh of january the reason is because the orthodox church still follows the old julian calendar which is currently thirteen days behind the gregorian calendar used in western countries. from one hundred seventeen revolution until the fall of communism christmas as a whole had a rather tenuous status in the soviet union although the holiday was officially frowned upon many and surprising people turned it into a new year's festival. with western influence missing such russian tradition this has created a month long celebration in the capital there are many religious services held in the russian capital during the festive period i regard in buildings the crisis say
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because people here is one highlight. is an overall height of one hundred five meters is the school most orthodox church in the world i can hold up to ten thousand people. it's a beautiful place to visit over the christmas holidays the brightly decorated interiors and soothing festive music welcomes visitors the old carols a sung mass is given and people reflect them pray for a healthy and successful year had the. this is an extremely busy period when it comes to accommodation in the capital from party planning to special events moscow's five star like asians plan such festivities well ahead like all hotels in major cities. christmas program is very expensive. it's an exciting time for us here obviously we have the weather we have the location. is normally snowy around christmas time so the environment it's
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pretty much close to perfect i would say we run a lot of activities in the hotel very busy with corporate events obviously through the through the whole december and as we move towards christmas time we have all the traditional family events like brunch news parties and so on. what other christmas activities are worth mentioning in moscow apart from red square there's another impressive skating rink a moscow historical kooky park the park has been completely renovated to share and now it boasts the largest rink in newark you can skate and it's fifteen thousand square metres of ice until midnight every night there are many other festive winter beaches in the park such as hockey rinks. ski tracks and an ice labyrinth to children. if it's not tacky even if you want but rather design a christmas decorations. department store is the ideal place to shop annually a spectacular festive bazaar is set up on the ground floor thousands of sparking
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toys and confess it music all around just make sure not to be carried away as you might end up bankrupt before the holidays even begin. a green fur tree with its distinctive scent reminiscent of the christmas period is one of the main winter symbols in russia in many families it's a tradition to buy a real treat instead of an artificial attempt not to harm the environment make sure to purchase a tree from authorized companies to sell trees that have been. especially great for christmas and not illegally chopped down you can choose from a range of dutch russian factories and pine trees you can even all of them online and have a tree to live it. finally there are dozens of hotels and restaurants and the special christmas menus for those who want a five star canary delight head to the ritz carlton hotel throughout december a special first of menu created by the french chef is offered to the guests the
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dinner of three courses cost three thousand two hundred rubles bypass and that's around one hundred dollars to the restaurant. final location now in moscow to some may seem to be a great city of concrete and towering glass but there are several places where you can still find traditional batches and chapels the perfect winter wonderland. although one problem at the moment is that it's a felt cold enough snow keeps on melting december slush is not nice. but in a few weeks as always i'm sure that will be resolved as the skies will clear and temperatures will plummet the typical i see my list and. the calmest. is a unique way says not far from the city center it was the summer residence of the sauces the time of ivan the terrible today it is vast parkland offering a selection of activities. inside the crate person is because businesses are told
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about life as it was in russia. that you can see blacksmith working. hard and relentless work as well as describing old fashioned take meek's stuff also introduce you to the various christmas traditions and customs of russia. is there is a history of. fashion times sought your. christmas time for harness contestants or the fairy tale residence upon the resonance of rational times one of the main highlights here is a troika ride to the pretty parkland the museum is of as exciting does to programs including horse riding and trick is. honest abreast as well as in one post carriages sleighs and on that note it's into the carriage and off we go.
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the russian soul comes into its own joy winter don't be afraid of the cold wrap up warm and enjoy the amazing when to activities inside or out the soviets may have tried to ban christmas festivities but now they are back in full force bigger and better than ever before. so get the champagne ready and let's make this christmas wherever you are one to remember. but so far well unfortunately that's all that's how we have left on this week's program about christmas holidays here in the russian capital i'll see you again at the same time next week it's over for me and the rest of the team here vying for that.
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great. old thing. come to a. unique. sojourn but the only one. moscow. look at mission free accreditation free transport charges free. range mentioned free risk free studio time free. download free broadcast quality video for your media projects a free medio dog hearty dot com. i. think people believed and hope for many years in a soviet system has faded away in less than twenty four hours it's been
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a push up. we acted in a true russian style we didn't know exactly what the future would bring that were to think about later three leaders come together and sign an agreement dissolving the u.s.s.r. for good or to get rid of the so-called big brother that was always controlling them was the dream of many republics. but in the eyes of the people they put it like this i will liberate you from the kremlin oppression no one wants to take the blame but we would not be able to persuade gorbachev and besides peace board could not be relied upon. he could tell you anything and do something completely different i can forgive myself for being too liberal and in the sand boris yeltsin or i should have that was my mistake. this is the decisive in strict boris yeltsin that sucks in the kremlin and sort of cool itself at the time. then i don't think
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we have left elevator forest soaries. two decades have passed but the discussion still rages was this applause for a fait accompli. the headlines on our t.v. thousands go out onto the streets of central moscow to contest the outcome of sunday's parliamentary election the opposition claims the vote was rigged and is demanding a new. u.k. balance out of a pan-european deal to save the euro shattering the unity dream and leaving the rest to work out new budget rules since all amongst themselves the treaty will be signed between individual governments in march. and israeli rockets and sanctions continue to squeeze palestinians with four people killed over the last few days sending gazans to seek
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a better future elsewhere with the even with war ravaged libya looking attractive to some. of the some of the headlines we're not see for the saturday or next dimitri and the sports. hello there welcome to the sports update to thank you very much for joining us this hour and our top stories. back to the gym and their play is held their first official training sessions after the end of the lockout. braun's the russian ladies team denmark in style to complete the podium at the european calling championship in moscow. and i can aid in kazakhstan one meets up with a man who's more than left his mark on the continental heaven. and we'll start with
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our soccer when they catch the reigning champ and celebrate your life have threshed last year's rams up atlanta on the road five one it was that opened the scoring fifteen minutes into the game as they converted the power play but alex a prick in needed only twenty four seconds to restore power to the second period alexander's feat of put the far side in front to one then in the final twenty minutes and to pull through and called the shots leave and a very merry north scored three unanswered goals to give still about a five one victory next up for them w.r. and cup champions are in cars on sunday. now one man who has played many times against all those teams kevin is the focus of the series they sweep the canadian captain of barry's has been busy blazing a trail in the case since he first arrived in kazakhstan in two thousand and eight but the toddler now has more. this man's name is karen delman he's a canadian gunner in europe's strongest league the kid. the three year old
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defenseman captains barry sr not easily beat many forwards in scoring goals and points he was born of all three all-star games and will make his fourth at the end of january twentieth twelfth having joined because of side in two thousand and eight down was quick to stabilize his name in the league the canadiens twenty goals and thirty assists within his dad this isn't breaking the soviet and russian hockey record of scoring for his position and bringing him the chills best defenseman award definitely out there after my first year when i didn't have a contract during that first year few teams reached out to my agents and i think a few team reaches to reshow very soon and try to get me to leave barry's but. the year i had there the french are. growing on the team and the management was a tough tough decision i couldn't leave and they made me captain and all that just
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everything went well and it fit well and it was carter water and i really enjoy it here. moving to the capital of extent just like a leap in the dark this was a tough decision to make for doma and his family however it didn't take them long to find out what aston are really looks like. the city which was named the best in the c.i.s. by the international acidly of capitals and cities into until eleven i think one of the biggest things i'm sure more most north americans all agree with me is when you hear rush hour like kazakstan or whatever you hear horror stories like it's really rough mean and. so when we got over here when i got over here it's nothing like that everyone is friendly everyone tries to help you notice it's just the same as back on israel while coming it was really modern more really like back home it was easy to adjust and then i just start stays on the phone until there was
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nice and it went from there and now we love it here hopefully we can stay here for the rest of my career. a new environment is always a challenge but the sporting concluded of the issue is even more important it often takes a while for a lot of the american players moving to europe to get used to bigger ice rinks however given their own is quite a different story the canadian player whose real potential game out on european ice hockey is the same i mean the only difference is that the service is a little bit there. so you don't get the physical this is not it is not as there as it is back home in the n.h.l. the smallest of us you know going to his watch and i think that's that's not really what helped my game but the bigger i service did because i like to read plays and jump in the open i saw that i was a big difference for us to mix success over here them and is one of seven north
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americans who are in forcing the leopards some extra blood which often gives them the edge that's the way boris killed their pool in a purely hockey way north american style european it's all it's hockey and everyone yeah dog gels together there's europeans over there russians everywhere all over the place so hockey is a salmon and it's. we work to bring that aggressive grit body checking in and it intimidates players some players but for most of the most bird i mean it's hockey you know you're going to get hurt you you know you can't be afraid of. bertie. curling now where russian ladies have won bronze at their home european championships and denmark in a confident way thirteen to seven their hosts were beaten by scotland in the
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semifinal smiting a danish test for the last ball in sport two thousand and six european champions russia lost the opening and but found their stride later on living by four points midway through come close eleven matters in the penultimate and the but the russians show their dominance by controlling the last one five nil living the final score thirteen seven and thought place wrapped up that was only the country's second of a piece of silverware into outside and will face scotland in that saturday's decider. he was pushed on the goal of a great i don't think the game turned out to be very tight we were confident how teacher they stayed focused and concentrated on the result and you'll be and so very happy to win the bronze medal. e.c.m.a. them and they didn't mark is a very experienced team and we expected them to fight until the end we kept in mind that we should battle even if the equalized we followed the plan and we won. in
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basketball the n.b.a. players are back on court for their first official practice only six players turned out for the first training session le bron james dwayne wade and chris bosh were among them big goal for the hate is nothing less than a title will help them forget their loss to dollars in six games last spring but for now they're simply glad to be back to work. you know the smell of joe you know he likes to hit the ball about you know looking on the court to go. down working with a coach to work with you miss becomes a family and you know we just have you know we. in the meantime the celtics also got back to practice the boston plays know that they could be their last chance at a championship with their current lineup porpoise kevin garnett and in the final year of a contract. was probably most likely are lashing out. now and i and i was honest with him about this and this is the. team that looks at ourselves we
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have to do it this year because this is our only you that we can do. and you may never be in this position again as a player or as a coach. to spanish giants real madrid and barcelona prepare for their one hundred and sixty fourth classico within the national championships zemurray in his name county are enjoying a three point lead over their biggest rivals at the top of the league table by the portuguese manager let his assistant talk of sunday's clash at the center of the ben about. going to tomorrow's game is an extra game and it's true there are direct rival but we must not change anything it's only three points at stake and these three points don't change the team is working really well and is very balanced. and finalists thing where the old master callously has made the how and pipeline must to squat finals in the coming round table made
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a new talent john john florence who is twenty years younger than his compatriots the american pair were also drawn together in the non-elimination fourth round on friday where florence got the better off his veteran rival but there was how a man who slate to have to be to make the call to the team during some survey wipeout and a couple of broken boards of the thirty nine year old reigning world champion managed to right his way to that third round victory so the most thrilling contest of the coming round will see whether youth or experience is going to take the edge . pricey john jones you got to be to get three tens three needs. you know he's he's you know he's probably the best guy all around out here no he searched every day lives right there and. so you know if i were to lose to my last him earlier but you know it's kind of a non-elimination thing but if i were to lose tomorrow it's it's definitely no shame i mean i think he's better than basically everyone else in this contest. ok
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