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and fueled by his apparent successes in libya david cameron has revealed plans for potential intervention in somalia next year the oil rich african country has been described as a threat to british security and its fate will be decided at high level talks in london and february. those were the headlines up next join me moscow team for some festive cheer. hello welcome merry christmas like a missing take a look at some final preparations for the christmas holidays it's a long celebration here but still some people leave everything to the last minutes
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including that one crucial the traditional the good old festive. another year has flown by and the new year period is here again when it comes to buying trees and this happens much later as christmas in the country's most widely celebrated on january the seventh according to the orthodox calendar new year's day january the first perceives the russian christmas celebration as a more important holiday and is the day when the shoes generally give presents. it was sure about. fifteen years ago. almost celebrated christmas day will. be key information both. for the old catholics here sol. expect and a lot of customers here on christmas day. you buy a tree the choice and online companies shops and. temporary warehouses
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greenhouses like this one for the sub demand. when it comes to choosing a christmas or new year's tree as it's called in russia people are increasingly divided between those who opt for convenience. of those who prefer to have to genuine one each has its own advantages and trade is much cheaper i could be wheeled out of the year and doesn't needles on the floor. from trees are in fact dangerous be used to decorate streets offices. when you play such an. it might really some dangerous chemicals while authentic pine inferred trees produce natural antibacterial substances which can help kill cold and flu is real for trees if grown especially for christmas environmentally friendly choosing a tree can be a great fun family occasion coming in all shapes and sizes you know two real ones
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are of the same the problem now is transporting it back home and great work outs and then comes the fun part the decoration. time for christmas shopping now and there are hundreds of last minute places to shop in moscow for markets to discount stores full price ranges covered however if you want a grand christmas experience take a look at this next location the do department store. the spectacular fountain centerpiece has been covered by a huge model of a christmas carousel the cherry on top of the cake is a gigantic slide which children of all ages can enjoy. everywhere you look all decorations christmas trees impressive gardens festive silhouettes and spa clean lights have. brought
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talk about the makeup of this place that's felt sick in the run up to christmas and then the really good ascetic all the all the stops we got in the decorations this year situated right that's the red square it was the best place to get into the festive mood and that's something all simply people watch and there's even a christmas bands the people at spain's. d.c. band members stressing the typical because she was that represent the russian father christmas rose playing out soviet era. and international christmas hits he creates a wonderful atmosphere and visual feast to shop as he passes by. we have on a group or form use it from various countries here at groom to create a special festive atmosphere for all shoppers we want to wish everyone happiness health and wealth in the new year. is certainly one of the most glamorous stores in
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russia what else can you expect from a mall that stands right next to the kremlin known for its expensive shops this year a display of decorated trees is also being set up the she's been designed by luxury a popular brand such as christian dior at a mass of quito is very interesting how a festive ornament can look so different there are some great designs here. shopping for the ones you love is a great thrill although not for your wallets. bags in hand i'm full of the festive mood moscow during the holiday season never fails to impress this is a real winter wonderland experience here was this is the place to come. moving on and what major piece of activities are occasions i was mentioning in the russian capital. one of the most sought after productions in the country is the performance of the not kaka ballet at the bolshoi theatre.
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written at the end of the nineteenth century by the outstanding wishing composer peer through tchaikovsky the ballot has been performed in the bolshoi stage for decades tickets for the show on the as eve are sold out months in advance and prices on the black market could be as high as thousands of dollars a true new year's treat. for those who are not lucky to get tickets to the bolshoi for the thirty first december there is another quite popular way into the new year . in fact celebrating the holiday with family and friends at home is a widely followed tradition in russia several. hours before the clock strikes midnight people start creating various dishes with salad being among the highlights the president addresses the nation on t.v. everyone raises a glass of champagne and makes a wish the chinese. while some prefer to watch the fireworks in celebrations on and others prefer to venture
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to moscow's red square full of thousands of excited muscovites tourists and this is its application to meet in the new year right in the heart of the russian capital. there are various films around the world that have become associated with the festive season in russia is the romantic nineteen seventy five comedy called the irony of fate or enjoy your bath not title yes the plot is based on the similarity of houses in the soviet times how many people across the country lived in similar blocks main character travels from moscow to simply by mistake and finds his true love just like the sound the musical may poppins in the west millions of russians watched this film on new year's eve after decades. of rioting at our final location although moscow's ever changing restaurant scene is busy throughout the whole year it's clear things are certainly stepped up for the various holiday periods special fiends night's festivities celebrity gatherings
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elite parties and decorations. and at the top of smolinski a new restaurant called white rabbit aims to be the highest flier in the new flock of moscow restaurants that have taken to the skies. you know one thing i love about living in moscow a swanky developing restaurant scene seriously is now one of the best in the world and over the past six years that i've lived here a whole range of spectacular eateries have opened and closed and now seems that many of them are battling it out against each other to become the highest and most glamorous entire city. location on the sixteenth floor provides wonderful views of the capitol skyline offering incredible images of high rises to god a moon rose in the distance kremlin. impressive to say the least and sky high views of course mean sky high prices but it's christmas so why not. celebrate in
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style in the restaurant's casual yet elegant atmosphere for all those who don't fancy cooking their christmas or new year's dinner at home white rabbit here is the ideal substitute but it never quite as part of our special christmas menu for cold starters i've created a turkey parte with hazelnut and cognac it's very tasty an aromatic has served fig and not just. appetizer i suggest carpaccio may have been mushrooms with cheesy cream crunchy parsley and white truffle oil. christmassy mush and the u.s.s.r. was not publicly celebrated joy in much of the twentieth century but now with the festivities line december twenty fifth the thirty first january the seventh it's clear the whole country is now geared up for one huge party and whether you rejoice in a christmas merry mint. the russian capital is one of the leading cultural hot spots in the world will always be a fantastic choice of events and attractions isn't even the experience and although
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cold christmas in moscow the soon to be the hot. incredible sensational food from a beautiful restaurant well unfortunately that's that's how we have left on this week's program i'll see you again at the same time next week until then for me and the rest of the crew good bye and a very merry christmas. this
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was the plant that was responsible for causing the world's worst industrial disaster and now it had been abandoned in a condition where it had become a source of pollution or the most recent study that was done shows that this water pollution and spreading. will continue to be in the more than hundred thousand people in. groups welcome the fact that children see the children to be ten times more likely to be born with birth defects and children in the rest of the country. in the sea as little as five hundred dollars for lifelong into these. unpunished.
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. our lives have turned out to rally in the russian capital and the second mass protest against last month's parliamentary poll results position claim the vote was rigged and they want a rerun while the government has promised political reform. in syria the festive holiday spirit is broken by a new round of violence and damascus that leads dozens dead that follows the arab league deploying observers to try and mandate to mediate a peace deal. and fueled by his apparent successes in libya david cameron has revealed plans for a tensional intervention in somalia next year the oil rich african country has been
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described as a threat to british security and its fate will be decided at high level talks in london in february. those are the headlines sports is up next. hello welcome to sport on artsy comments are you from the russian capital with me or i'm on calls for of the following are just some of the stories we're covering for you today. losing streak over spartak moscow finally gets a win and the whole match against visiting out on guard palms. speeding through another title twenty eleven all round speed skating a world champion the bonds call but if wins the russian side of the head of european championship in hungary. three in a row that's the olympic gold set by the queen of the pole vault time of the
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champion given a sin by. let's start with ice hockey and the continental hockey league where struggling puts up an impressive fight against the clowns in a losing effort the most courageous men escaping slovakia with an overtime win thanks to a clutch effort by patrick zach prince and live for the final score as love having now lost three straight and sit nineteenth in the table plants on the other hand have extended their win streak to four games and are ranked third overall league leaders scar meanwhile have lost three nothing against a top five teams in a men's in a tough road outing in bella bruce second string goalies for both teams in that one . and staying with ice hockey and they can tell where sports uk find they ended a disappointing run of four straight defeats after a beating i have on guard three one right here in moscow constantine puts up of has all the details. spark dot com learned the terrifying one with ten defeats in
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eleven riches and surprisingly traded their captain alec began irish to our more boys before on draft day just before the encounter while on guard last two previous games in shootouts both sides also place their head coaches a recent spark bags embracing that into and the rightness of many and from on guard while looking for their first wins behind the mansion this season the red and white stopped h.l. statistics only conceded goals one hundred sixty however it was the house could to believe just five minutes into the game mark so far so fast i think somebody you call him a canny bastard goaltender one thing after the opening period three minutes after the restart and support that doubled there the one thing you got to me what they were is shot from the right circle and involves a brother because i spun him around to net the second is a metre inside seemed to be confused but managed to jump back into the game sound in seconds before the second intermission as alex and the bubbles were directed the
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bus that flew past they want us to tend to want to support us after forty minutes however in the decisive period the red and whites managed to withstand the one birds attacks and then one more next season i don't think that a breakaway and couldn't use them to their visitors had pulled the goaltender and that sealed the final score three one they have a very good club over there and i think with playing well in that you know we have set the player best game so that when it's late and that's all we have to get it should get back in because i mistook everything depends on us if we continue to play the way we did tonight i'm sure we can soon forget about the disappointing performances to get it under the thoughts and i'm sure it suffered their third straight defeat while sparkler one second time in twelve manches to end their four mansion losing streak sitting nine points behind a play of sport is a matter of party. twenty eleven all round world and european champion speed
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skating it has defended his national title in moscow now vancouver olympics silver medal a skull but of took an early lead in the three day event at for finishing first in the fifteen hundred meter race despite posting at third best results and sprints the following day the champion still retained his lead by winning the five k. run cemented his triumph on the final day of the competition with a convincing victory in ten kilometers events called it is now gearing up for the european championships which will take place in hungary at the beginning of january . but. i've successfully completed an intensive training competition period and i'm in good condition of the one podium sponsor real time so everything is fine and i like the way things are going i'm very pleased with the russians european jews now i'm going to train for the european championships which will be you know durant so apart from the rivals badly from the title the weather may also create some difficulties with the potential bronte basketball now and following this
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summer's a third european triumph the russian women seem to have started their first training camp as they target their maids in the olympic gold at next summer's games now russia qualifies the london swans it's twelve by winning this year's european championships in poland in july and while the team has a tournament leading three consider mental goals they've only managed to bronze medals in three of them pick appearances. as a mixture of proven stars and up and coming talents to choose from a twenty five year old shooting guard. is in the running for the european player of the year award as is better uncensored marias to all the russians are expected to take at least another bronze in london. the girl whittles. and in the meantime russian pole vaulter
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a get an ace in by is also preparing for the london games that's what a nine year old aims to become the first female track and field athletes away in three straight olympic golds and a legend in her sports she set a world record of the two thousand and four olympics in athens and then became the first woman to clear the five metre mark at the beijing games four years later but since that achievement the russians format has zips although her mission hasn't wavered isn't buying it has been training hard in her adopted home of months of carlo and is going all out for that historic third gold in london. there she didn't cut it up i knew that if i became the first woman to jump more than five me to this then i would be making a fanatic's history i will always be remembered and that achievement all of the other woman who managed to do this will always be number two to a certain degree and being the first since paris is always good i'm really happy that my name is forever in the history book of track and field is not there despite my choose months i don't consider myself to be owning legend in your heart your new
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female track and field athlete has managed to become an individualist champion in three successive games this is my i want to become a legend i don't argue with. music entertainment plenty of skiing and the chance to win sixty thousand a year olds things could hardly get any better for some of the winter sports maine says they hit the peaks in northern italy the biannual giant slalom sprint competition so the likes of olympic gold medalist excellence pencil and bode miller go airborne on a fast course which you can better start of the day but for participants were eliminated after each round american ted ligety was among the last man standing at his liver an absolute heartbreaker to local favorite giovanni burst saudi bates' out and finish just two hundreds of a second behind getting watching the two thousand and six olympic champion clinched a prize the defending champion from two thousand and nine freshman cyprian over shar was third. and while football remains the king of sports in
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africa plenty of uganda's top athletes have been choosing volleyball as their new competition of choice lately the pearl of africa now has every reason to root for its national volleyball team as the sport rises to prominence plenty of nets set up in the country's capital bringing together participants of all ages and while sizable tournaments are host to domestically the national team rarely gets to take on continental neighbors what's with so much enthusiasm for the game it's not a long shot to see the national scene finally get into its global events but once the third season the all african games are on the agenda for now could this be that seemed to be to the world championships and summer olympics of the not so distant future. moving on to the london swans it's all in big games where the hosts are feeling the pressure of the world on their shoulders than saturates heather fell among those expected to get a podium finish again after
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a silver during the two thousand and eight beijing olympics that's when eight year old faces plenty of difficulties on her quest for the big gold domestic competition is fierce as only two spots in the national team are available why women are ranked high enough to make the squad right now the new rules which combine the shooting and running disciplines have also slowed down the preparations of many athletes the challenge of making it to the games as formidable as winning in london but still sees those domestic rivalries as a competitive advantage. it's incredibly tough in britain and the great part is because it's a tough one if you know you've got a really good. guy who will have a good chance of. getting a medal at the gates and that's what we were about as a country competing especially and tough and we've got a great history and we are going to get to get a medal. while over in new zealand a new shot put store is continuing. his rise to that's all this let it swirled
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jacksonville will be taken pour in that's what it's all games in london after taking the junior circuit by storm the seventeen year old has already amassed numerous world records as he moves up through the age groups and the youngest ever male junior champion has given up school for now to focus on his sporting him bishan. the opportunities i was in my room with. were going to be sitting there so it would mean i'm not going to have much i would choose today when i'm older some as we're doing now and because we're back to school. and we're up there with two and three in my twenty's and. that's all we have signed for right now but don't forget that some of the story sin here are also available on our you tube channel at artsy sports news so check it out so when you get a chance thanks for watching.
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witnesses. to history in the making. testimony. ten stories that shapes two thousand and eleven on our t.v. . wish it would be soon which brightened if you. zoom from fans to impression. stunts on t.v. don't come. it
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in the russian capital a second mass protest took place on saturday against the parliamentary poll result the results. moscow's biggest rally in recent history has come and gone without incident as thousands came onto the streets of the capital to protest against what they call a rigged vote and they want a rerun to join me in a new small way for more details in central moscow. in syria the festive holiday spirit is broken by a new round of violence in damascus that leaves dozens dead. and a dubious resolution david cameron reveals plans for involvement in a while or at some alia calling the country a threat to british secure.


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