tv [untitled] February 5, 2012 12:30pm-1:00pm EST
nine thirty pm in moscow these iraqi headlines russia and china blocked a western backed u.n. draft resolution on syria with moscow criticizing the tax break on our approach and denial of dialogue between the government and opposition. other stories shaping the week why its return to egypt is anger at the authorities failure to prevent a deadly soccer brawl spills over into four days of violent clashes that have already seen a dozen dead. and in russia's bitter subzero temperatures hundreds of thousands
join a record breaking rallies both pro and anti-government ahead of next month's presidential vote. the so-called reset in russia u.s. relations has been struggling to make headway with on with the ongoing dispute over america's european missile defense shield more coming up in our special report. the most vital national security interests of the united states would be most effectively realized not through hostility to russia but through cooperation with it. i think russia and the united states can reach a settlement of the establishment of a global missile defense system. this plan research is in jeopardy even the new strategic arms reduction treaty between moscow and washington has been unable to help. at a time of warmer bilateral relations needs whose top brass decided to deploy
a missile defense system aimed at protecting europe but they were setting up too close to russia's borders and must go didn't view it as a friendly gesture. we want to defend the whole of europe not just some european countries we want to european allies and friends to join in on missile defense strategy. through g.d.p. in the event of a situation with a european missile defense system becoming unfavorable to russia we reserve the right to take no further steps in the need for it is all momentary and. the kremlin has repeatedly demanded that nato guarantees that the european missile defense shield would pose no threat to russia's strategic interests sofa the west has refused to cooperate with moscow on the issue.
intercontinental ballistic missiles through snowbound russian forests under the cover of darkness. secrecy the people need to perform training drills and test the hardware on the roof. suddenly the convoy comes to a halt. street. crossing it's quite a challenge for the drivers of motor vehicles weighing. as specially considering. heads. of. safety reach the opposite bank with the most hazardous huddle behind it the
convoy is on the move again. as the convoy forges ahead to its destination they leave the forest and pass through villages the sound of powerful engines thundering past is becoming a common occurrence lately for local people. we need such missiles to defend russia. we would be crushed if we didn't have them. that's all there is to it. when you hear them rumbling past you get a sense of great might there is no dealt we will be able to defend our country.
without an agreement with the united states on missile defense and in the face of potential military threats russia was compelled to think of countermeasures. the country has declared in the past that it may withdraw from the strategic arms reduction treaty and said it will introduce measures to counter the missile defense . we will go ahead with the deployment of our missile defense system it is bond is that this presupposes the deployment of its components in poland in romania or a station in turkey obviously this will also until the is their mission of a base in spain for american ships equipped with the system. it is obvious that the missile defense system will be targeted at the russian federation rather than some mythical middle eastern countries possessing virtual missiles. at least fifteen
countries around the world have been involved with the nato missile defense shield . their radar stations in denmark and britain which is also host to interceptor missiles. canada two is going to join the project anti missile functions will be given to the agency responsible for north america and out of space defense. japan has decided to assist the nato missile defense shield it's taking part in the manufacture of pages into septa missiles. japan is going to build a forward based radar station on its territory. a similar radar station has already been built in turkey. the czech republic roumania hungary poland are ready to allow nato as missile defense complexes to be placed on their territory. if there were many go forward based american military presence which means the deployment of bases in posts over. republics notably.
suggested to the united states that they jointly control a space over the middle east using a similar radio transmitter station to azerbaijan if nato is top brass agreed to cooperate they would receive reports of any unauthorized iranian missile launches that washington would see as a threat to america. has developed missiles capable of hitting targets in a little east in eastern europe this poses a threat to u.s. interests in the region. i don't agree with the u.s. government belief that this is a serious problem. and is doing is they're using very simple relevent nothing simple about rockets but the using very early generation rocket technology the only rockets they could build that could reach united states would be enormous in size not people. say they would have to be launched
from fixed locations where the united states and russia if russia joined the united states could monitor these these missiles many in the united states dislike the views of. a maintains that the european missile defense system is ineffective the scientist estimates that it has no chance of protecting the united states from a rainy and missiles instead it creates problems for russia if russia believes is the fence is not needed. but it doesn't if you're ready for russia. my guess is that the russian government will say ok you want to spend your national treasure this will help you so it solves the political problem and it provides a much more capable defense with the united states currently building it's a. much cheaper. the professor believes that the purpose of
nato is radar in europe is to track the movements of russian strategic weapons and to monitor russia's new military technologies. the real target could be russia but certainly it makes the people of europe less safe it draws them in in fact as a geo strategic pawn by great powers as they maneuver and use the missile defense shield not as a way to defend your not as a way to defend anybody in fact but to provide a first strike a potential capability against the adversary. this is how we are going to train ourselves in order to be ready for any situation . these people crossing a field of. have serious worries about the global situation.
they feel that as long as nuclear weapons exist they need to know how to protect themselves. if there's a survive in the face of a real threat they need to have everything necessary closer to. the coach tells them that a compass and a mobile phone unlikely to help. the problem is that we can only get our bearings by. they are more. exposed to sunlight. to the. experiment. where they can hide from the harmful effects of radiation.
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standoff between nato and russia. it makes him apprehensive about what kind of future awaits his sons. of the missile program of course my wife and i often talk about the future. we would like to see a bright future without crises you know we want everybody to live in peace and we want everything to be just fine. the i.c.b.m. zur accompanied by a come back to school the world today we have eyes covered ground very difficult conditions for a thrust forward to lead to hope everything will pass off without any incidents. trucks carrying nuclear warheads lined up in a quiet glade the snowy forest provides good kemah floods for them together these mobile missile launches a cold and i guess in russian. they need to be ready for action at any moment.
right dress section. attention. come on major section chief says all reporting unit is ready. study these fully and. prepare the aggregate for. full haste. the intercontinental ballistic missile known as the s s twenty five tomato based over twenty one meters long it's almost two meters in diameter and weighs about forty five tons of. despite its impressive propulsion the russian missiles still hits targets with absolute precision mage's on its a joke is making sure that the missile launches always in working order moving military home. he's always fraught with danger. with this is a highly accurate weapon it has a range of up to ten thousand kilometers and lands within not more than two hundred
meters from targets. you certainly realize that for the purposes of a nuclear strike you this means a direct hit. the united states cannot give russian legal guarantees that the missile defense system is not directed against it this would be the wrong move as the matter consumes the defense of need two countries. russia feels compelled to take countermeasures because the united states has refused to give legal guarantees demonstrating that the deployment of the american missile defense system in europe is not directed against russia. nato countries are in the list straits the deployment of them military installations to europe. new american military bases may soon be set up in kazakhstan. turkmenistan and tajikistan.
once russia has been encircled by military bases a new geo political reality will emerge we need to take this reality into account already today but and take measures to control potential threats to our security. meanwhile the view that the missile defense shield is too expensive is gaining increasing currency inside the united states itself it provides financial backing to the armed forces moreover the project is making millions of dollars from nato some contractors in various countries. between two thousand and five and two thousand and nine the us has spent fifteen billion dollars and the price paid for the entire program that we are dealing with right now here in two thousand and eleven is another hundred and fifty billion dollars that's larger than many country's entire military budgets. some
of the funding for the missile defense system in europe is being put to use in poland north the small village of rijeka is home to a high security installation. the base used to be manned by polish air force pilots soviet made fun to still serve as a reminder of the fact that poland was once a member of the warsaw pact an organization formed off to world war two by the u.s. as in response to nato. the old warplanes will be scrapped by the u.s. troops who arrive here shortly they'll be bringing missiles with them. local residents have already been told that they won't be getting any compensation for having the new arsenal placed so close to their homes. and we are not overjoyed at the prospect of these weapons being deployed a few hundred metres from our homes. you've got the missiles will pose a threat to the local population of over one thousand people.
elisabetta demand sca a schoolteacher came to reject a book from warsaw a long time ago she knows only too well what the villages think about the military installation. that he's the most nice of us to this most of the people. even here are farmers. and of course there were very war it after hearing news of deployment for the time being though the basin we. ways. but even first graders in the village of logic of a are aware of the military base . but the school children don't fully understand the threat so that teaches bring them up to date in the classroom. good morning you found please take your seats. today we start
with a history lesson in. elizabeth a demand teaches her pupils about military conflicts she insists the people should never forget history's lessons if you check conflict is to be avoided. the military base in regular is in full view of the school as the teacher tells her pupils about world war two they visualize the base as a symbol of the past the present and the future. is the sh'ma of german troops once use the territory just outside of school and later polish pilots served here. no doubt you know that an american military base is going to be set up here. and there is going to be in you and tree in the history books because of it. to come and transforms the legacy of past wars into works of art on the shores of
the gulf of finland has found hundreds of sea mines made during world war two and the cold war the artist uses them to make remarkable objects this mine for example will become a fireplace. i think it will make a nice fireplace. the seaman's picked up by come in a sink ships' the artist so-called military style doesn't mean he's succumbed to fashion instead it's an attempt to create works of art using something that was originally intended for destruction and murder. you can make anything you like from these. you can make sculptures out of them you can even make.
those from news bulletins that missile defense components will soon be installed close to his country. he says. can easily be turned into beautiful sculptures. the amount of effort spent on making such weapons would be much better spent funding the arts. the people involved in this experiment testing the capacity for survival in the nuclear aftermath of finally reached their destination an abandoned military bunk now they need to take a breather and near a campfire. knows that this kind of training is useful in any case it happens to strengthen their
skills and prepares them for any emergency in their regular daily lives. there is a growing number of people who want to learn survival skills even if nothing catastrophic happens they now have a different psychological attitude. this will prepare them for other small emergencies but. those who have gone through survival training school a fully aware of the fact that the location of their exercise is fully protected. offices at the radar station including major. control the entire space over a year. pm russia. the outer space control center has given instructions to track an artificial earth satellite and. all modern racial information is fed to the outer space control center. first so i get
a quiet classification artificial it says lloyd dismissed fourteen fifty as m of three hundred thirty three. the stuff makes no secret of the fact that the russian radar transmitter sees european air space in great detail. on the station's unique radar tracks even submarine launched missiles in the barren sunlight sees the sea of a whole sky and around the north pole. our system is being expanded in response to the expansion of the european missile defense shield. the the aim is to match the measures being taken in europe that the new stations are being commissioned here to respond to nato as activities. thrown at them. we will buy new means limited or alter our plans with the deployment of missile defense components in europe.
russia has not closed the deal it will continue dialogue with the united states and nato on the missile defense system it is ready for practical cooperation in this sphere. more news today violence is once again flared up. these are the images cobol has been seeing from the streets of canada. trying to corporations rule the day.