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silence trails the old reel of a journalist held by syrian rebels with no news of a place as a deadline possible execution. and if you'd like to britain is accused of resorting to dirty policies to deal for gas as it approves a technique criticized for destroying the environment. and washington loves to clinch a deal that would lead more u.s. troops and hardware into asia as china's new leader advises there is no military to prepare for struggle. it's one pm here in moscow you live with us on our good to have you with us this
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afternoon the fate of a ukrainian journalist held by syrian rebels remains unknown after read some deadlines from a group threatening to execute her past and how our was kidnapped by insurgents said to be from the free syrian army who she reportedly accused of on do you retaliating against civilians policy it takes up the story. well the deadline has passed with no word as to whether or not she is dead or alive she was reportedly kidnapped by the free syrian army and held for ransom of fifty million u.s. dollars she was taken hostage nearly two months ago and since then has appeared in two separate videos in the first she appeals to the ukrainian government to pay the ransom money and state her free in a second which many believe was made under jew is she admits to being a spy for the point needs to be made that just about everyone believes the that this video was made under extreme pressure and dulce the objective list of what she was saying now reporters without borders amnesty international and
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a number of other nongovernmental organizations have called on the free syrian army as well as the syrian national coalition they've demanded that they immediately secure her release saying that this is the first taste of the newly widely recognized government at the same time the same rebels who are allegedly holding her have posted a video in which they have said that no russian no ukrainian and no will leave syria alive so there is deep concern as to her fate now recently there has been a wave of rebel executions in one at least ten bound prisoners are shot at point blank range by the rebels and this was recorded and posted so certainly there was a lot of concern over her photo particularly the fact that nothing's been heard from who is very worrying dr lieber hammad from the syria tribe you know online
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magazine says complacency in pressuring the rebels to secure the ukrainian journalist release is sending all the wrong signals. it's the worst unless it's a western citizen or american citizen particularly both here enough to do. as the local proxies in division two to put some pressure to release the hostages fortunately the worst of the very countries are very local proxies in very sure have been serving there were arrested or for the other variable whatever they do they will still enjoy the support from from the information of their proxies american troops are getting closer to syria's borders the pentagon deploys pager anti air missile complexes in turkey to defend that country's borders and missiles range however will it send deep into syrian territory you can read the details on r.t. dot com. they take
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a government has given the green light to a controversial guess a drilling technique known as fracking it's heavily criticized for its destructive environmental impact including causing massive water pollution. has more. driller is the only company with a license to conduct fracking in the u.k. but that's all set to change now that the government has given its blessing for the controversial method of extracting shale gas from underground already operate several wells here in lancashire but the divisive technology was temporarily banned last year and with good reason to the fracking taking place here to minor earthquake. felt like it was terrifying. a local unpaid is doing very little he said i don't know a lot about it well he should know a lot about it you're going to turn it into a tree to line shareholders pockets this is not going to benefit us and it will be
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a legacy toxic legacy for our children hundreds of miles away in london the capital's outspoken mayor calls shell gas the answer to the nation's prayers and the reserves in lancashire america but for residents here in this trying call corner of england it's a blight on the otherwise peaceful community and the prospect of more fracking sweeping the countryside is frightening and they keep talking about it being in line people and where those reserves are all the way down i think at the moment about. how much better off will be but. the technology may raise fares but the promise of riches from the rush for shale gas has set politicians pulses racing despite mounting opposition which has spread beyond lancashire show gas extraction using hydraulic fracturing techniques is a high risk activity which has many benefits for foreign investors or very little
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for the people of britain for dirty energy. it is a short term and not very intelligent solution to energy problems they're going to get money out of the drug program to. bring corrupt governments would do anything for money i think it's just sort of resource money they can just get the money so this is not really for the country special interest groups to do that way brussels isn't convinced either the european parliament is reportedly considering regulating the budding shale gas industry concerned that britain doesn't know what it's doing by throwing itself wholeheartedly into the controversial practice at the minute we are not self-sufficient and gas and haven't been for a very long time we were but in actual fact we import about half for gas now we see that in the us gas prices are a quarter of what they were and how to fight this suit to output this issue to
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prove print is much less so there are many reasons why she'll gas if it can be made to work and you would be attractive in terms of security and also probably in terms of price stability and that's what's drowning out the warnings bringing down people's energy bills means politicians and big business can press ahead even though those living in the shadow of fracking facilities know that the government is playing with fire. artsy lancashire. an entrepreneur who's become a leading light in russia's opposition movement has a new fight on his hands this time with allegations of the efforts and money laundering prosecutors allege that alexander together with his brother defaulted a transport company of more than one point eight million dollars let's hear more about the charges now from our teaser tom barton tom tell us some more about these charges. hi there it's
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a bang yes alexina valmy well known amongst russia's opposition has been charged. with embezzlement and fraud concerning the scheme along with his brother who works in russia's postal service investigators say that the two of them set up a fake company which they then used to bully another company into providing postal services they then charged the postal service way over the odds for that say investigators and then pocketed one point eight million dollars from the proceeds laundering some of that money as well all of this search this scheme immensely complex in its detail but ultimately if investigators approve rice is indeed fraud and is defrauding the government a lot of the money for those contracts which they subcontracted out it's not the
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only allegations that alexei novell knee is facing. here is a leading figure in the opposition protests that have been happening around russia in the last year but just recently a similar similar accusations and charges were made against him over a scheme about timber surprise also involving him as well he say's for his part that he doesn't know anything about these charges officially but that he has also implied that they are politically motivated to try and discredit him both of the investigations are currently ongoing into alexei not only we'll see how all this pans out in the next few days artie's time but and thank you for that. by just ahead more revelations are surface in a case which has been poisoning the ties between russia and the group
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a having is that former russian intelligence officer alexander there wasn't a british and spanish secret service. this control has made it six yesterday. and the iran is set to get nuclear talks back on track the same day you want to watch starts later this has it was productive still not allowing him to inspect the controversial constant text that's in a few minutes. the san bernardino california police force was to shrink by eighty officers this year to cover their budget deficit during a local meeting the chief of police laid out the city's problems the sea is facing waves of gang violence theft and drug trafficking but with all the prisons completely overcrowded many of these criminals go right back on to the street and
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there's just nobody to put more police out there to fight them the police chief really only had one solution offer a given situation go home lock your doors and load your gun and you know what actually that's not that bad of a proposition america's always been a country where people been expected to look out for themselves and i appreciate the police chief's honesty but i know the world we live in and i have a feeling that the second some homeowner shoots a guy who jumps over his fence at night that homeowners going to go to jail for life you can't expect that a nineteenth century attitude towards crime will be able to work in a twenty first century world where rapists consume you because they slipped on your slippery kitchen floor if you want people to be able to defend themselves that's great but you have to allow them the legal liberty to do so or else the criminals will just take over but that's just my opinion. wealthy british science. is not on.
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we're watching our team the u.s. looks at a recess military presence in southeast asia with washington reportedly on the brink of a deal to rotate more troops and ships through the philippines territorial tensions
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in the area simmering and many see the move as an attempt to undermine china's influence name and some say it's all a dangerously high stakes game america does like to miss around with china and try to stand up by taking sides in this dispute which between china and its neighbors it's really not because it cares one way or the other but the philippines although mrs clinton has called the stuff trying to see the west philippine sea that's a very strategic part of the walt a lot of shipping costs through that area and. when there are so many players involved you cannot control them all and if one goes off then really it would be very hard to control the situation bring it under control. now it's round billed to last a chinese man prepares for the predicted mayan apocalypse with fantasy book style
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survival parts get the full story on our website. also their fathers are from the scene of a building collapse in solvent russia which killed at least five people and injured over a dozen. the i.a.e.a. has concluded its mission to duran and made good progress according to iran's envoy to the nuclear watchdog however the two sides of fail to agree on the inspection of a military base in parchin which is suspected of nuclear weapons related activity in monaco she asians are scheduled for january the u.s. meanwhile has announced a new economic sanctions against iran blacklisting twelve companies and individuals associated with iran's nuclear energy program iran's for israel is using the atomic issue as a convenient a bogeyman to justify its own weapons program this is according to iran's former top diplomat in an interview with our t.v. that's coming up in full at eleven thirty g.m.t.
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but here's a preview. even today israel is there always using your own issue. justifying the nuclear bomb saying iran is existential threat for israel but the fact is israel is that. produce nuclear bomb before islamic revolution. where the shah of iran was the law of israel. israeli nuclear bomb has nothing to do with iraq because it was. produced before of revolution now they are using islamic revolution in order to justify which i would not boy be so human. the international scandal sparked why the death of former russian intelligence officer alexander litvinenko is gaining momentum
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a british pre inquest review has revealed that litvinenko was on the payroll of both the u.k. and spent a secret services when he was poisoned six years ago a court in london also heard evidence apparently implicating the russian state in his murder more on this a from artie's your smith. this is not just about the sort of salacious details of spying on the world there is there are wider implications to this and of course it has been the major stumbling block in the u.k. russian relations for the last six years since it happened and it comes up every time there's any kind of problem in the relationship between russia and the u.k. and of course the main problem at the moment is syria and how much involvement the international community could have in syria but we hearing that the inquest lawyer has said that the u.k. government has material evidence that the russian state is guilty but interestingly under the law the english courts can't pass judgment on the lawfulness of the
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behavior of another state so that's an interesting point which i'm sure will come up again when the inquest is held but of course we've seen no details of this evidence which is interesting the u.k. government has kept its evidence very close to its chest meanwhile there is convincing evidence on the other side of course look at roy go boy who's the u.k. police his main suspects in poisoning he recently passed a lie detector test administered by british experts in which he was specifically asked whether he has had any involvement in his death he said no the lie detector test was passed by him also because only father told r.t. that he didn't suspect the kremlin or andrey lugovoy of having any involvement in his son's murder this inquest we're expecting it to take place next year and it's an inquest in which there will be huge media attention from all over the world there's some other international news in brief now it's far from the christmas spirit in spain as lines of people have taken to the streets of madrid protesting
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against austerity demonstrators lashed out at the government's cuts to the education sector saying this already drastically damages the college of teaching spanish authorities are desperately trying to avoid the economic ditch and the bailout fate of other nations like greece portugal and i. and. the british government will pay over two million pounds as compensation to the family of a prominent libyan dissident who claim britain's m i six played a key role in his kidnap and hong kong and possible transfer to tripoli where he was later tortured by the gadhafi regime in twenty eight and the u.k. also paid millions to a number of guantanamo bay inmates to avoid a potentially embarrassing investigation after they accuse london of a cozy relationship with autocratic regimes. having sex with a pet be prohibited in germany after parliament founded of our most importance to
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pass a new anti best deal if the law actually peter oliver found out if it's a quest for morality or a hard fought campaign for animal rights activists. but now her mom's best friend and sometimes more than that. i need an animal to be happy if i did not have it there would be something missing there are some levels of relationship with an animal you can fall in love with iran more than the sexual relationship is not out of the question. these people make up some of the estimated one hundred thousand zero files in germany. it started slowly more like child's play some kids playing doctor with each other it's not necessarily sexual but somewhat small experimentation that leads you further down the path. technically it has been illegal since the country's animal welfare laws were relaxed in one nine hundred sixty nine. when sex with
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animals was dropped from the start you had books. it has led to a boom in the practice and the proliferation of websites and even brothels devoted to it after new laws approved this week come into force the practice will again be considered illegal this group claim there will be a witch hunt when it comes into force. the way this law is written means that all you need is a rumor or accusation for the agency to get involved in take your pet away it also affects not just those who practice best theory where for example and then you will have certain issues and all you need is a suggestion that this could have happened through sex and you got into an accusation spiral that reminds you of very dark times in german history. these you affiliate campaigners say that here in the german parliament there legislating against morality however the lawmakers themselves say that it's only the welfare of
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the animals that they care about. we're not policy and morality we're improving animal protection law we would like to specify that it's forbidden to cause suffering through a sexual relationship but the line is when you cause suffering to an animal for your personal sexual gratification. denmark sweden and belgium currently the only e.u. states without is philly a law that leaves the prospect that these countries could become a destination for a zoo a fellow tourism german animal rights activists hope the move by the bundestag who become a europe wide band. yes we would support a european wide band and be fairly t. where stand behind other nations and we need to catch up. just outside of berliners one of the largest animal shelters in europe consent is a major issue while those involved and other welfare so you must be addressed as
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dogs are loyal even when they're abused they're still going to look as if they're happy especially when it gets enough to eat dogs will be happy whatever you dictate but there is not a sign that the dog is enjoying it those in relationships with our littles though are confident that their love is legitimate in fear for the future. they fantasize about castrating you are taking my animals away our friend has found a razor blade in this post with a note do it yourself so we don't have to wear is don't arrive too often but they arrive every now and then in the subway someone was yelling at me calling me names i'm concerned that attacks could become physical and of this. these are all over r t charity now some of our team are taxpayers of alaska subsidizing sarah palin's own reality t.v. show every martin has a story on breaking the set right after this break. it's
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perched atop a giant rock and the view from the tobolsk prevalence stretches as far as the eye can see. for a city that chilled or siberia for centuries. it lost its economic importance even before it was bypassed by the chance i bear in railway but the a spiritual center. eat . things like these are a yearly occurrence thousands of orthodox worshippers themselves implicity water to commemorate the baptismal jesus. wore them it doesn't matter if it's minus thirty it's a siberian tradition i do it myself every year for everyone to overcome their worst
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fears it is desirable to take the plunge. but that's picture postcard churches the story of a city built by opportunist explorers political exiles and crafty fur traders. in the fifteen eighties the russians had only just conquered siberia taking it from the muslim. surrounded by enemies to be their stronghold constructed on top of the city but soon enough it became an economic hub siberian fire was the oil of its time bringing in a third of all russia's state revenue but the location head of the says for the russians the. one of the most popular places to send political dissent is not any people were exiled that once a giant bell that was used to incite riots was supposed to set a three hundred ten. the russian aristocrats who led
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a revolt against the tsar and eight hundred twenty five known as the decembrists worse than heroin drove. there they created a replica high society adopting the latest fashions as soon as they came out or at least once they made it from paris to siberia. but the city also served up some bitter irony for the russian royal family after the bolshevik revolution. this is the office was nicholas the second spend most of the last year of his life his whole family had been exiled here they led a fairly comfortable existence this was a big house but they weren't allowed to see visitors or go outside themselves leaving this ordinary normal countryside lifestyle they even had thoughts of escape but within the year and his family would be dead. never again its political significance but the streets will always echo with
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glories paulist. will likely provide the livelihood for some habitants in the future. to live on one hundred thirty three bucks a month for food i should try it because you know how fabulous bad luck i got so. i mean. i'm. really not. very closely. the. worse for the little. white house because the.
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radio guy and. i want. to because you've never seen anything like this until. what's going on everyone i'm abby martin. this is breaking the set pailin you know that crazy t.v. family with a mom who is actually this close to being vice president and i did say yeah i've got some news about the car dash into the north so it seems as though the state of alaska has paid upwards of three hundred thousand dollars in subsidies to bristol palin's recent venture into reality television wait no you heard me right taxpayers alaska affectively subsidized two episodes of bristol palin's lifetime show life's a trip the move by alaska was to attract more jobs and business of the state but the salaries paid to the on air talent accounted for
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a majority of the total alaska expenses for the t.v. show amounting to somewhere around half a million dollars maybe the money would have gone further if the ratings were better the show hadn't tanked after just two episodes it's almost as fast as mama kalends political career so this is a swing and miss for alaska but i'm sure the penguins will soon find another network that will grant them thirty minutes a week to fill garbage for this noise it's time to break the set. look like one of the future she's going to be like. oh. it's just two weeks ago my producer and i went to haiti where we helped build homes for habitat for humanity alongside president jimmy carter and his wife rosalynn the devastation in the country two years after the earthquake was hard to bear even more alarming than the rubble and severe poverty was learning about the you and introduced cholera into the country two years ago.

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