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transit route. your best way to the heart of most. of. the latest headlines of the week's top stories here are three international bans and sought to celebrate russia shootout victory over slovakia in the men's ice hockey a day after the disappointing loss against our tribal stimulus a. euro net so infuriated by n.s.a. spying german chancellor angela merkel proposes a plan for european online network to shut out america's snoopers. the lawyer of a russian pilot fears clients of dying in a u.s. prison that's after visiting constantine yoshiko who has apparently been denied proper medical care for weeks we talk live to the attorney to find out what he saw plus. the new leads if you. are going to go.
with your. party goes behind rebel lines in lebanon where a jihad of star raised to kill other muslims at home and across the border in syria . you're watching our two international live from moscow i'm lindsey france thanks for joining me we're well into the second week of the olympics and fans are certainly getting their money's worth at the action packed games day nine proved to be no different as russian hockey fans got some consolation after the bitter loss the day before. just after the red machine lost to the usa in a dramatic shootout series the crowd immediately rallied to get behind their team and this time as soon as the extra period was over russia closed the door on his chances of victory though the win was anything but easy paul scott takes us through
the match. was a victory for russia but perhaps not in the style of the fashion that they all their fans would have hoped for they were made to work hard and pushed all the way by a stubborn and resilience slovakia it was nil nil at the end of regulation time and not even overtime could separate the two sides so for the second day in a row russia faced the lottery of a penalty shoot out but this time they were victorious it's actually american who finish top of group a they saw after a five one victory over slovenia however many observers are saying that the match between the usa and russia on saturday was one of the most thrilling in the history of the winter olympics and we do have the prospect of the two sides possibly going head to head later in the competition in a medal match and former russia star you know who enjoyed a successful career in the n.h.l. believes ice hockey gold is the one the russian public want more than any other hockey is the main event like the no i don't care what anybody said about people skating or go all the respect and others for is about hockey because you got so
many superstars to play in the play you get to show others here it's not every time you can see. talk to us around the wall playing it's like i want a cup of soccer and the players to come and play and to be proud for the country so i think it's a make i was kind of historic events igor larionov and artie's pasco up there and despite the sort of pride players feel representing their country that you got talked about just than hockey wouldn't be hockey without a little controversy there's been some dispute over the decision to disallow what would have been a winning goal for russia against the u.s. russian hockey commentator sergei crabb who told my colleague kevin owen that the wise thing would be to simply update the rules. the goal was disallowed because do you believe the good the next was moved it was disloyal for our mates moorings and the goalie who is moving from one side to another side and he does it he moves the posts he puts it in this case i think it was one hundred percent unintentional on
the side of four johnson a quick because he was just moving from one side in order to another side and the situation was not very dangerous terms of the goal it was just luck that there was an american refereeing this much and was it was a should that be thought of now in the future reassess i think probably years just to avoid controversies like this probably it will be just that wise to take the decision and said no not not to have. referees from one country just to working on the games ways of the national team games have seen their fair share of weather troubles after the men's mass start bath lawn had to be postponed due to severe fog that's after some deemed the conditions of in sochi being too too sunny and challenging for the athletes just a few days ago those taking part in the women's super g. skiing suffered some misfortune seven of the first eight skiers failed to finish
the event with some blaming the snow for the bad luck r.t. has been gauging the reaction from the athletes themselves about the conditions and saatchi. coming into this event you know we know such as a little bit warmer we know the pipe conditions can be a little bit bearable we travel all around the world and we ski different so you know as a professional athlete you turn up to a hospital and you just have to adjust to it for me was perfect i love this slushy snow when i stopped outside so i'm nothing to complain about the thing to do no good job so i'm happy to ski instead she says no and so i'm definitely impressed with what the russian did everything is flawless the the athletes are taking very good care of it and i think that's all that matters for the games great thing is so close it feels like just a big family every weekend before you come over and are not really sure what to expect and. you know everything's been great so far whether it's been you know the
food or their commendations or their rooms or you know the village. would be. unbelievable just looking at it from the outside and going in and practicing on and successful it just takes a careful preparation always key to making a huge event like this go like clockwork language was another hurdle faced by the organizers who had to ensure security staff and volunteers had enough skills to support the host cities guests simon dunton from the english first language school helped or workers in the run up to the games and share the details with us we were looking for people all the local organizing committee were looking for intermediate level users but we found that some of the speakers were excellent they had really high quality english and some native almost level we designed this winter games english online so they could be really precise about the english they might need for example if they were going to be involved with hope's label stealing all the words that even i as an aide to speak and the teacher didn't know we really went for and we said look guys you really need to small this is going to be great here
and i think it's working if you go out there. and you go to the security they really really really are enjoying themselves and they're smiling and getting involved. you can stay up to date on all the olympic action by heading to our website r.t. dot com and follow us on twitter to find out the latest news and reaction from a favorite sports course there you can find the read tweets of all of your favorite athletes and even tell them what you thought of their performance out there russia's ice hockey team captain has tweeted his appreciation to the many fans who have shown their support throughout we'll of course be bringing you all the latest news from saatchi here on r.t. dot com. the g. twenty four team fall asleep goaltimate in the exhilarating winter in our. store and you see no way i'm a clever though and i'm the worst of all the hate news teams for sochi twenty four take. on. german chancellor angela merkel is proposing to
break up the world wide web by creating a pen european network seans to prevent snooping from across the atlantic the move comes after revelations from edward snowden showed that europe has long been a target for u.s. intelligence or to see catherine off reports. the german chancellor is interested in effectively building up a european communication network to avoid e-mails and other data passing through the united states now it's not a separate internet so to speak but more of a way to prevent e-mails and other data from being harvested by u.s. intelligence agencies now this is just an idea at this point and it is one that angle of merkel will certainly be discussing with the french president when they meet in france on wednesday merkel said also this weekend that she basically just approved of companies like google and facebook basing their operations in countries with low levels of data protection while being active in countries such as germany where data protection is quite high this is been
a very sensitive issue here in germany mr merkel has faced sharp criticism in the wake of the n.s.a. spy scandal for basically failing to take decisive action according to her critics to protect german users from surveillance of internet telecommunications traffic that's alleged to have been conducted by u.s. and british intelligence services it's also of course a personal issue for her to some extent remember that miss merkel's cell phone was reportedly monitored but this idea of all mine traffic effectively bypassing the united states isn't unique to europe in fact brazil along with several international partners is also currently in the process of trying to build an undersea fiber optics communications cable that would do just that it would basically reroute its online traffic directly to europe skipping essentially the u.s. and it's more than just my deah it's a one hundred eighty five million dollars project construction on which is slated to begin in july and of course in brazil that also does tie back to revelations
that washington had been aggressively spying on brazilian officials including the president since those leaks have been made public brazil has made internet security and communications a priority so not just to europe they're trying to find ways to to effectively bypass the united states. whether or not those proposals will really amount to any sort of concrete construction or policy changes here in europe of course as a matter of time. benjamin sontag a co-founder of the civil liberties group la quite a character in net believes germany should end any collaboration with the n.s.a. if it wants to protect it said a sentence we can see that they're just. g.c.s.e. or does your i in front of the services there are color breaching he really was doing to say they are listening to old conversations if we create a network specific network in europe it will only be in the trade that will be listened to by those services again this is really
a political stance and not something that won't to protect the european cities and communications the only solution conceive of mismeasure one to protect the communications of european citizens would be to ask for less corroboration we send they say from their own services and ask their services to protect our citizens and to project companies in europe from these. things more news for you after a short break. the . surveyor feeling that the location of. the river. to the
but no peace deal in sight for syria the violence is increasingly spilling over its borders into neighboring countries lebanon is being hit the hardest sectarian divisions there are now threatening to grow into a full blown civil war parties where if a national reports from behind a lebanese rebel lines where jihad s. are being bred for battle. it. was the syrian conflict rages on neighboring lebanon faces a dramatic increase in sectarian violence in january alone for kabul killed dozens in beirut and the town of had a mill next to the syrian border the targets were a shia areas controlled by hizbollah lebanon's most influential force which also supports syrian president bashar assad who traveled to the northern city of tripoli a sunni stronghold vehemently opposing hezbollah this is the message calling those
who. is appointed by. his bella's military involvement in syria is believed to have given damascus the upper hand in the battle of god and has deeply angered assad's enemies do you think we're going to see more explosions like this well today. anything i can do for sonny brothers anything i can do for syrian brothers i will do anything i can do for these people suffering from injustice i will do anything but the unkind affiliated a new survey front claimed responsibility for these recent deadly bombings just days before a man calling himself and al qaida commander announced via you tube that the group had put down roots in lebanon people we've met her on the ground deny belonging to either of these groups but don't hide the fact that they share their views.
no there is no al qaeda as an organization anymore but al qaeda as an idiology and it doesn't need money to spread it spreads by itself everywhere in the world not only in lebanon but in america britain serbia here radical ideas of bread from a young age. fighters here call a card has been ludden a teacher and their fight jihad went twenty three year old returned from syria where he joined the free syrian army he continued his jihad here in lebanon. target the district where she'll leave tripoli is divided into sunni and shia parts ironically by the street called syria two years ago we filmed on that street by street in the city of tripoli separates the whites and sunni neighborhoods in this part of north levanon running like a murderer between those who support the syrian president and his regime and those
who want him out today we can't get the cache sometimes was. who do you fight against who is your enemy i am addicted and i fight against infidels those who don't carry that for go far eleven is probably the war spillover of the syrian conflict and while the world is hoping for peace to come back to that middle east country war seems to only spread further on. people here seem to be used to seeing fighters carry sniper rifles through busy markets they tell us everybody here has a weapon and is ready to fight. it will come to this camp outside you will see every day to raise a look at first told us that it doesn't take well to do it for someone who is here and spearing become a real fighter. a week's training and you are in for a life time of of the dns growth over your rules for those who want to become one
day dean you have to forget about money and be ready to die or to be arrested and to accept that no one will take care of you or your family blech jihadi flags on the walls weapons on the floor this is the life of a true fighter. it's tough and the rules are strict was harsh zeolite who introduced himself as a tripoli sunni leader says many yous are willing to join david. a little bit from now until i grow up i'm ready to defend myself i'm ready to kill a whites and syrian army and you read to you for. years and while the syrian conflict expands a legion of fighters on to these deadly weapons and an even deadly ideology is on the rise. from lebanon on the russian pilot jailed in the united states has difficulty breathing and is apparently extremely
close to a heart attack according to his lawyer moscow's demanding constantine you're a shank. rather gets immediate medical treatment the inmate is set to be transferred to a hospital for further tests later today but no cardio exam is planned. go was arrested in liberia in two thousand and ten on suspicion of drug smuggling something he denies he was then flown to the us tried and convicted in a new york court and sentenced to twenty years in prison russia called the move a kidnapping and has supported your defense right now we can cross live to the jail pilot's attorney alexey tarasov who recently visited his client sir thank you so much for joining us today can you tell us you visited jarosz echo in prison what did you see there yes i have. seen my client constantine you're a shango at the four digs prison earlier today your show did appear sick to me his
face was rather he visited lee had shortness of breath he would take pauses in our conversation to compose himself he was. confused generally appeared to be. having difficulty remembering the dates and the chronology of the different events that took place this week constantine mentioned to me that he was very suddenly summons last night to. the medical ward there at fort dix where a person told him that he should be prepared on monday to travel out to the hospital away from the prison facility now what exactly will be done at the hospital remains unclear the. individual at the medical office
told you know that he should expect an ultrasound diagnosis however. it is unclear to this point whether any hard related analyses will take place ok so you consulted doctors outside of the present about this condition what did they tell you well these symptoms are in large measure indicative of. a soon to happen heart attack once again shortness of breath a burning sensation in the chest. high blood pressure. all of these are very difficult symptoms that should be confronted the immediately . your condition has thought to is thought to have been deteriorating for quite some time now let's listen to what his wife told r.t.
about that. about a month ago he had a high fever and couldn't get up for days nobody looked after him he was physically unable to walk across the prison to the medical block where he would have queued for our ways because of your constant. it's a wait and they were becoming hostile to him constantine used to be a healthy man but his problems started after his detention in africa when he was beaten severely for three days by the people who detained him as a lawyer can you tell us just how typical such treatment is and u.s. presence well i would not necessarily say that the treatment is bad certainly in cases where surgeries are arranged in advance very complicated procedure procedures could be taken and followed through. while a person is in the custody of the federal bureau of prisons why in your shunt goes
case. the. my client's repeated requests to the authorities to have medical treatment provided. have not come to. fruition is a big question for me so as you said he's going to be going through some medical tests here very shortly but how how much does this actually satisfy your complaints that this process has taken so long at this point again we would like to have addressed immediately and without. any further delays those. heart condition because that could potentially lead to very drastic results quickly we don't ask you were there is tunick illness of which
you've been in touch with the prison authorities or are they explaining the situation to you. well what they have said is that here ocean co never officially filed a complaint with them to the effect that he has any kind of heart problems while my client stated to me today that this was actually in that curates he has written a number of requests to. the prison councilors to have. hearts condition evaluated. so as to and all of the speculations we have taken the initiative today to draft a request to the prison staff to have those heart condition assessed immediately and. a request to do that the fact was in fact signed by my client today and i imagine will be tendered to responsible officials at the prison either
tonight or tomorrow ok well we will be waiting to see what happens with all of this alexa tarasoff thank you very much. human rights activist richard becker believes here shank his case shows that american standards change according to whichever country washington is dealing with at the time this is something we see repeated over and over again kind of arrogant attitude washington has toward other countries and particularly to other countries for not. doing what washington wants to dictate to them to do the prisons system in the united states has been no terror notoriously. disregarding of the rights of prisoners even the most fundamental rights including the return to live. up next on our to international sky rescue report on how medical care is delivered to nomadic people in russia's far north don't go away.
i just first state of the city address new york mayor bill de blasio said that he would put forward legislation for the city to issue special municipal identification cards to undocumented immigrants he summed up his feelings by saying to all my fellow new yorkers who are undocumented i say new york city is your home too and we will not force any of our residents to live their lives in the shadows yeah that sounds nice but the reason these illegal immigrants live their lives in the shadows is because they immigrated illegally why should new yorkers bend over backwards for illegal criminal immigrants this is the same logic that if i catch a guy breaking into my house as a gracious host i should offer him a pizza because it's his home too this is not just a slap in the face to rule of law but also to the immigrants who do go through the
bureaucracy and headaches to become u.s. citizens the right way the legal way so the blasio if you're going to provide these illegal immigrants with some sort of document it should be a plane ticket back home with instructions on how to apply for a green card the legit proper way just like everyone else has to fashion just my opinion. i marinate join me. in park and. carry on for this and much much. only on the bus and.
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ted ted said he would take the stop the store in the world the natural one my people will die. till they do missiles and the storms. the night said his traditional nimitz tens of children in one of the most distant areas of the optic peninsula. there's nothing many kilometers all around but a desert of snow and breed as cross the tundra with their herds of domestic deer in search of new postures. they'll cover hundreds of kilometers in the brig godless of the weather. a day a blade as passport just says ya'll tundra instead of a regular address with
a house number and street. right here for you here i was born on this land years and my father lived here and i trade died i took a place. up i'll fly inherited his. heard my brothers and i divided between us. because two sons help him in the tundra what the eldest and his wife in the dish to have two daughters three year old alina and dario who's six young family is awaiting a new arrival. and as of course we're like a boy. in. the expectant mother has a congenital heart disorder she's due to give birth any day now and needs urgent help but here in the tundra whether or not the air ambulance arrives on time depends entirely on the weather. and contact with the outside world is very limited missile has no satellite phone and has only recently acquired
a mobile but as there is no signal in the chum it serves mainly as a toy for missiles granddaughter has. not had there with your shirt off you know i don't understand it or don't i try to learn how to use them but there's very little doesn't have to. be honest for the rest while i have no idea how to use a valuable if you are going to hear that i need. to find a mobile phone signal you have to travel twenty or even forty kilometers through the tundra to the nearest settlement. sometimes that when it's a family has to travel deep into the tundra where there's no contact at all. they have to take a position fix regularly as a possibility that modesta will have to be taken to hospital grows stronger by the hour. mikhail sent his youngest son to relay the coordinates.