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just after five pm on friday here in moscow this is are live with me rule received by the un security council has unanimously condemned to terrorist blasts which ripped through the syrian capital killing fifty five today now injuring almost four hundred this went down on thursday the bombs exploded near a military intelligence building becoming the worst attack since the start of the unrest last year. reports from the un headquarters in new york. all fifteen members of the security council have recognized that terrorist networks are working in side of syria it was only just on tuesday when the syrian envoy to the united nations had accused a number of regional air powers of sponsoring terrorism to undermine the ceasefire and in syria the syrian ambassador. held up a d.v.d.
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claiming that on that d.v.d. was confessions of dozens of individuals that were involved in terrorist activities upon the order of what he said were goals steeds joint special envoy kofi annan did address also the media just this week saying that right now syria can be descending into a full scale civil war if this ceasefire does not hold parties our firm is in syria and has been speaking to all those that have been living through the uprisings and through the ongoing violence and she brings us their story. this sound of gunfire and heavy artillery rings out. with the u.n. observers in it live in there's been some pretty heavy going. throughout the. nobles to go to the scene as from the type of control that the century. and the
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face fighting is continuing. here both sides we're told of violating the peace plan we fully the u.n. observers into it on the way pulsing through homes and hama areas mona's is that based on there is that is seen some of the most destructive fighting as we passed through homes we have a brief an emotional conversation with the residents of to. safety. what the people who are still fighting. that is he tries hard not to show perfectly encapsulate the level of devastation that has been wreaked on people's lives here throughout the course of the conflict its own two had lived on a stretch of road this name for being extremely dangerous it's a journey that would have been near impossible without the u.n.
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presence and with the volatile situation criminal gangs thought to operate in this area we find it live under siege like conditions a quiet and intimidated city i don't know since a year and a half ago no one knows what's happening we go to sleep and wake up with fear some say the government and other states armed groups we don't know who's doing that last we get a chance to meet it lives governor and ask him about the situation here. even if there is a little unrest in some areas or in a few spots it's due to people who are breaking the. checkpoint after checkpoint then we enter into an area outside of government control and it's a unique chance to see the u.n. monitors in action almost a month into the peace plan and u.n. monitors are making small steps on the ground that is going to be a slow process throughout the course of the conflict it's been hard to come to some of the areas where the fiercest fighting is happening and get
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a gauge of exactly what the situation is on the ground the u.n. observers traveling to some of these areas have given them access to what we see is a frightened population and the city symbol is the olive branch the symbol of peace is right now a city at civil war sara firth r.t. . there's still plenty for you. more for you this hour including a look at a reigniting you wrote quite. on edge. with. bailouts preventing the greek parliament forming a coalition government. plus missiles on a rooftop while some people from london's olympics altogether criticism of. paranoia over the u.k. security for the games. russian businessman victor boot has compared the american justice system to a medieval inquisition he gave
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a rare and exclusive interview to watch after being convicted of oms trafficking in the u.s. it's the first time he's spoken to an english speaking channel since being detained in thailand the federal bureau of prisons ruled he will serve his twenty five year . maximum security jail in colorado lawyer has already fallen appeal by the russian is currently awaiting a decision in his new york prison with details on. this was victor boots first interview to an english language t.v. news outlet not only since his sentencing but also since his extradition and speaking in one in six languages he's fluent in english he seemed quite candid generally we know that victor boudicca blog buster picture book is a russian air cargo business man in his forty's he's been dubbed the merchant of death in the united states the u.s. has spent years and tens of millions of dollars in an operation to hunt this man
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down of course we know that u.s. agents posing as far as members met with viktor boots and then of arrested him in thailand in two thousand and eight two years later regardless of the fact that thai courts found him not guilty twice in what was called arm twisting by the united states victor boot was extradited into u.s. territory to face charges of international arms trafficking victim himself has always maintained his innocence and believes his case to be political theaetetus also asked him if he has a message for the president of the united states as well as a u.s. official in general who are behind the operation in luring in victor boot. message for use. keep using these products. drug enforcement and very we're going to grant a crime that is true not only not to help america really solve the problem of the
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drug war and you were convicted of going through the real problem from the real problem. group of your program go to somebody who broke through the good trick. people in their little corner the real problem now but to boot is appealing his twenty five year sentence behind bars and says he continues to keep on fighting until he gets a chance to return back home to russia we know that he has filed an official record . west for the russian state duma to file a complaint against the united states and thailand victor boot himself says because he knows he's innocent he's hoping that he will not end up serving the entire twenty five years that he's been sentenced to but whether or not that's going to be the case we're going to have to wait and see. and you can catch of the full interview with victor bhutto that will be on sunday of course here on ott say.
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it is a five ten pm here in moscow this is our to be in indonesia a search team has found at least twelve bodies on the slopes of a volcano where a new russian airliner crashed on a wednesday during a show flight the rescue operation has been halted overnight until saturday morning as fears meld that everybody onboard might have died. heard from the families and friends who are still holding on to. chaos to jakarta's domestic airport where hundreds gathered after russian superjet sukhoi one hundred went missing from radars early thursday their worst fears were realized as air force helicopters found the remains of the plane on a mountainside thirty miles outside indonesia's capital city. ever since the plane
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disappeared off the radar members of the media and family members of those who were on the plane have been gathering here at the crisis center hoping for any word as to what could have happened to their loved ones and what caused the plane to go down. did the mad has been at the airport since he found out that his wife was on board the missing plane she has been a flight attendant for twenty years and didn't think it was necessary to tell her husband about the quick thirty minute demo so when they got to she didn't tell me she was going on the plane no idea. the super jet was performing that demonstration for airline executives and potential buyers as part of an asian tore a plane billed as state of the art with cutting edge technology the multibillion dollar project involved investors from around the world and tuesday's flight was expected to show the super rich add in all its glory no one including blogger sergei dholakia who has been following the super judge hearing the tour could have
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predicted this outcome we couldn't believe because oprah winfrey. one of the best part of this in russia so we can believe that anything can happen to. the plane because we were absolutely confident in the believe most aviation experts believe that the treacherous terrain and poor visibility probably contributed to the plane going down on wednesday details that offer devastated relatives little comfort i'm wishing for a miracle to happen to good news about watching the news means good news i still have hope to find my wife. priya sri there are teacher carter indonesia. now i do remember at r.t. dot com you can find all the details about this flight as well as more about when you are russian sukhoi superjet also online you can see photos of some of the crew cheering before the fatal flight taken less than an hour before the tragedy.
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of gender politics the russian blogosphere fumes over claims that police have beaten a pregnant woman videos reveal that the woman was actually. for a third time this week greece's deadlocked parliament is desperately trying to form a coalition government but hopes of a deal do remain slim but the country now facing the possibility it may have to hold new elections polls however suggest that pro bailout parties would suffer even more losses this time around those groups saw their power share plummet in sunday's election and europe is worried cutting the latest bailout payment to cash strapped athens by one billion euros germany is already guarding against any possible fallout saying the euro could survive with or without greece but economic analyst michael ross thinks that the eurozone needs to split in order to limit the damage.
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what we see is the program crisis it's very soon it to see these things developing but it was more planned within the euro because different countries like greece and germany are not fitting into one currency and indeed end of the day you will have this is what we have now we have violence on the street it is not possible to realize everybody knows this the whole problem that we have in the eurozone cannot be solved by rescue packages cannot. cannot be solved any. it can only be solved by a breakup of the euro that means that germany pulls out and the worst of the countries in the use you in the very new euro zone will devaluate their money then they are again competitive against the world then they can bring. the greek crisis on the top of the wave of warrior it's causing for europe are all up for
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discussion and people cross talk of the two sides of the single currency debate making their cases i hear on the fifteen thirty g.m.t. . i think the french people for example already tired of paying for the problems in greece and i think that's the general concept of the eurozone is now everybody's frustrated paying for everyone else's mismanagement of the euro was founded on a pie in the sky idea that ended up being an economic straight jacket and nobody can escape at this point that's the problem and working against the economy for political reasons just because everyone has a great political will i'm not sure how long that can last when people aren't working there are going hungry you know i think we're seeing it already with some of the election results that the people have just write a great show we don't we don't have people going hungry in europe in big numbers no no couple that's not there times are hard and we're really people are unable to find jobs that would mean there's nobody there is you know going to greece if they choose there's no email you really if you're willing to tell these to believe that
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there's nobody going hungry you're saying there's nobody and related issues but we're not back into the 1930's no no really you know you know you just say you know what was the reason not greece or the value we were in trouble if you were in trouble it would be trading lower than the dollar. you can talk later in the day here on the controversial video footage has surfaced showing men in a waffen s.s. uniform teaching children and latvian kindergarten this in a country which holds annual parades to see veterans which is widely seen as an attempt to twist historical truth about the second world war correspondent in eastern europe alexey got a chef ski as the story. we understand that this incident happened on the march the sixteenth in the law to be in kindergarten we see two men wearing s.s. uniforms waffen s.s. uniforms walking into a kindergarten before and what they describe as apache or to bring
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a lesson to three four year old kids they tell stories about the law to be an s.s. legion which was fighting back in the 1940's on the german side against the allied forces but not only they were wearing s.s. uniforms but they also brought weapons from the nine hundred forty s. the ones which were used by the s.s. legion of law to be in the war those war machine guns and even grenades and they even let the kids play with these weapons this incident is not a one off for this baltic states certainly every year on march the sixteenth they are organizing marches all of the former s.s. fighters the s.s. veterans certainly this has been causing widespread condemnation in russia and in many post soviet states because of the attempts of the baltic states to rewrite history to glorify naziism certainly this new incident adds new more fuel to this fire and it's interesting to see whether there will be any reaction coming from the european union which a lot of a certainly a member of because just as in russia and in the post soviet space everything
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related to nazis is outlawed in europe so it is interesting to see whether this incident in the kindergarten which has already outraged many critics and russia will cause some controversy across the european continent. reporting right there and just a moment the aussie wild update but for now the u.k. has been branded as a police state by civil liberty campaigners heavy handed security measures just ahead of the of the big games plans include high velocity missiles being stationed on buildings close to the olympic park some people have even been banned from the games altogether laura smith explains. the olympic torch is lit and on its journey to london accompanying it fear uncertainty and code red level security impinging on the lives of people from london to las vegas that's where to milk in lives he's supposed to be in the u.k. training martial arts enthusiastic but as he was boarding his flight he discovered
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the home office had excluded him from the country on the grounds that his self-defense course might incite vigilanteism being that i have a fifteen year history of coming to the u.k. training thousands of people from the u.k. and also european clients coming into london and had no incidents whatsoever in and the rhetoric that's being used is absolutely inconsistent with what i teach it's a level of paranoia that increases the closer the olympics gets but london a simon mall won't get anywhere near the games he protested the building of basketball courts on a green space near the olympics and was slapped with a control order that forbids him from going near the olympics or any other celebration taking place this summer he faces five years in prison if he disobeys these that legislation is being used to prevent. lawful and
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understandable protest to aspects of the games which are on them across the koran popular. furthermore these are just this legislation won't prevent people from disrupting the games as to what it will do is it will give the ability of the thirty's to to punish people more severely i think it's insane i think that it shows the prevailing. consciousness in governments and on the world which is one of the well to fear and control luckily for simon he. he doesn't live near the stadium but would betide anyone who does this building's less than a kilometer from the eleven pick park the plan is to station a battery of high velocity missiles on the roof of this block of flats for two months over the olympics a proposal that's already triggered an explosive reaction resident brian whelan
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learned of the plans from a leaflet pushed through his door late one night some people are worried about the effect the property values some people think it might be building a target for terrorists some people think that it's discipline and is not secure enough some people don't want to be turned into some sort of military base. will really affect the quality of life. might my big argument is. nobody consulted him or he never spoke to us the two thousand and twelve games have spawned a level of security that's unprecedented seen by many as overwhelming and repressive the question many british people are asking is if it's like this already what's it going to be like when the olympic circus finally rolls into town laura smith london. straight to egypt for the r.t. world update now and egypt's two election front runners have squared off in the country's first ever presidential debate mubarak era foreign minister mussa and
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moderate islamist abdel moneim aboul fotouh both challenge each other in a four hour debate over religions rolled into mockery of c o two are among thirteen candidates running in the election gyptian experts have already begun casting their votes with the rest of the country going to the polls will be on may twenty third. the former chief executive of news international has told a british inquiry into media friendship with the country's prime minister david cameron rebecca brooks said she received messages of support from him after stepping down from rupert murdoch's company in the wake of the phone hacking scandal. set up the ethics inquiry large in response to revelations that the news of the world had hacked into the phone of a murdered british schoolgirl. well it claims that iraq had weapons of mass destruction led to the us invasion in two thousand and three in about ten minutes
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time now here on nazi our special report shows how bogus assertions were used to start a fool scale conflict here's a preview. the people of the united states and their friends and allies will not live at the mercy of an outlaw regime that threatens the peace with weapons of mass murder is a regime as an active program to acquire and develop nuclear weapons and let there be no doubt about we know for a fact that there are weapons there. this were just being carried out into the direction of dr david kay respected scientist and former u.n. inspector was leading the weapons search in iraq we are determined to take this apart we have a tremendous a group of dedicated american men and women involved in this with the best assets of the intelligence community and provide. data cheney is not going to be done with this for quite some time david kay wants more time and he says it could take
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another six to nine months to make a definitive finding ministration is asking congress for hundreds of millions more six hundred million dollars to fund a continuing search have not yet found shiny pointy things that i would call a weapon before we can draw from conclusions we need to let the iraq survey group complete its work. we were all wrong probably in my judgment. and that is most disturbing. sometimes the true patriots takes the unpopular course but helps the country and for the stakes and even if they come this way at least from patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels and i think these are scoundrels they have no argument now they have no defense for what they did the country is in a terrible international security situation but i think it's perilous so they're attacking the patriotism of other.
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be. out of those daniel bushell attire for hourly off the business of ed good to see you again though i understand you have news of a new e.u. cash sky. yes rory all the billions of dollars of the twenty ten e.u. budget are misspent or unaccounted for one of the e.u. parliament biggest groupings the c.r. has now refused to sign off on the budget it polls pressure on the you bid for a seven percent budget rise next year which some call outrageous in the current crisis and it's all pushing europe sell spain wants brussels to bail out the number four lend the bank here while the commission says eurozone economies will called track this year as a proxy for the oil price and the market saw two hundred fifty one million dollars in outflows in a week the biggest loss this year on the world's top steel makers love profit home of four quarter one close sale of its shares to china's ching dong and utility emirates came may be taken over by the federal grid company the eurozone
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surprisingly lower to the dollar all the e.u. news crude prices meanwhile are heading for a second weekly drop amid rising u.s. stockpiles the group of major oil exporting countries opec said they're producing almost ten percent more crude than needed their wall street futures that will have the opening bell for you next hour i don't know many thanks indeed see that in. just a moment are the headlines and then a special introspective a documentary about the real reasons iraq was invaded in two thousand and three.
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. five thirty pm on friday. which killed fifty five in syria's capital while the regime. convicted all the legal. facing twenty five. security jail. victims. in an exclusive interview with.
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hopes of finding survivors from the plane crash in. the first victims from the flight by a new russian super.

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