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trim zero to report your best way to the heart of moscow. u.s. prison officials say they'll now how a russian convict who claims to be on the verge of a heart attack with me only out of moscow way dead. mother nature spoils the shot on day ten of the winter olympics with at least two stops postponed due to fake fog. but as the russian hockey school prepares to take on norway in their first playoff game we'll talk to a man who won olympic silver with the red machine in the box. also this hour home delivered terrorists read over two hundred british people who have returned from fighting in syria after being recruited and trained by hardline groups. and altie reports on the alarming number of suicides among senior bankers and investigates what could have pushed them to the edge.
hello and welcome to our c international twenty four hour news live from moscow i'm judy tommies star in. the russian pilot who says he's suffering from severe chest pains in the u.s. prison will finally be taken to hospital for treatment according to his lawyer the move comes after top russian officials are waiting to demand help for the convicts moskos has washington denies constantine yet a shango had ever asked for medical assistance in the first place. but the russian foreign minister is ringing alarm bells again in fact on monday he said that ever since john kerry was appointed as u.s. state secretary he has been discussing they had a issue with him every time he has been complaining about numerous health problems
that you know shanghai has been experiencing all he got in reply from john kerry and the u.s. officials was that there are no problems with the other shanker that he never applied for medical help he never made any plea for medical assistance which is untrue according to the russian foreign minister sergey lavrov of little supergirl nobody has confirmed that you know she is experiencing problems with his health all that is any problem with access to medical treatment. it was claimed that he had not requested any medical help a tool that is not true constantine requested medical assistance a number of times. through. the russian foreign ministry of human rights and work and stands in the gulf and he told us that in fact russia has once again made an appeal to the u.s. to washington to let the russian officials and more importantly russian doctors access to. let them examine him and to have their own conclusions about what is
reportedly a very severe heart condition with with mr yushchenko we spoke to his lawyer and he told us that he is being kept in a very poor conditions and he himself is reportedly suffering from a heart attack and practically no help no medical help is being given to me in the new jersey prison where he's been kept right now let's listen to what the lawyer had to say. did appear sick to me his face was red hugh visibly had shortness of breath he would take pauses in our conversation compose himself he was having difficulty remembering that they need some of the chronology of the different events that took place this week shortness of breath a burning sensation in the. just high blood pressure these sometimes are indicative of a soon to happen heart attack we also managed to speak to a mysterious and cause wife and she told us that it wasn't the first time that our
son who was suffering from health problems inside this prison let's listen to 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 his constant coughing he was keeping his cellmates awake and they were becoming hostile to him constant and used to be hard to man by his problems started after his detention in africa when he was beaten severely for three days by the people who detained him all we know so far is that the only medical assistance that does that to us and has been provided or will be provided it's still unclear is. check the ultra sound check inside the new jersey prison. stay with for the latest on this developing story you can also get along the route of the constantine yushchenko on our web site. at the winter olympics germany leave the medal table but that could all change with
a week left to win medals russia's fifth in the overall count but has high hopes for its hockey team which delighted local finals last night russia beat slavonic a in the qualifiers which often find some tonic following the big defeat suffered against team usa on saturday victory was hard for but it needed a tense shootout to split the science with neither managing to score an open play russia squeezed through one to nothing and now faces a multi when most would rather match against norway to reach a quarter finals richard oppel flayed describes that performance where the man has previously given the russian fans the joy of celebrating olympic success. i'm delighted to be joined by a ice hockey legend and a two time olympian so pablo you've appeared to olympics so how much pressure obvious russians are specially playing in a home olympics in your opinion or yours or lip or russian team as well as where
there are lots of pressure this everybody expects we're going to do well. you know but it will also experience to play them different kind of levels you know they can handle the pressure i want to be made of a russian style so far i mean obviously loss of a stage in a shootout very close game just struggle pass back you want to nothing again in the shootout beats slovenia but he made a play for the same. i have to say you know we have to learn from the mistakes and move forward because there's still four more games as they go in there or at school about the limpid system you know like even though this year you know you can lose a three games and they're all in still if they still get a chance to win the world. in two thousand and six russia got a great start of unfound finland in the semifinals and got knocked out i mean so it's a marathon not a sprint it is you know it's unpredictable less the libby gives something to go over even though it can i didn't do well in the beginning and i want to go for will
say we're going to have just a few questions from our facebook users of this question what's more important getting experience in the n.h.l. all the places playing collectively in russia to help the russian team in general what's happened in the soviet union for instance things locally different because in the chilean put you play for the club here a way for the contras is a different kind of right but also this from to me how to serve who is your chief childhood hero when you were growing up. well they had so many players to choose from you know obviously old the guys who used to play in the soviet union you know cheer initial team. really like the one greats this question from ross fraser well he's someone who's new to the sport of ice hockey so what makes someone. talking such grace for someone of the biggest force in the world in your opinion. because we've got it all you know it's. it's really exciting to watch the five games you know it's a great spirit part that's flying around you know and you can hear the each other
so it's a cinch to get. obviously you play the first lympics and i'm going to a nine hundred ninety eight obviously you did once upon a much earlier on how crucial are you know any players to be limping movement in hockey because there's talk obviously of maybe n.h.l. players not playing in four years time when they when no one's going to happen in the future for as you said when they can they need them the first time you were in the child stop the season for couple weeks and with all the bills this players in the world were disappeared for the tournament and it was a conference or was it this week i gave i was probably a legendary ice hockey player and we cannot cross start our correspondent andrew farmer who's in a very forty rosa khutor at the moment that's right thanks richard the weather being the talking points at the moment here upping piano has seen the cancellation for the third time as the men's mass starts in the biathlon that will now take place tomorrow along with the men's snowboard cross but the good news is that the bob sleigh will go ahead as planned the two man russian team currently lead out
through a border and alexander super because they actually set a course record yesterday during the first two runs and they have two final runs tonight and they told us what is needed to get that goal. i think the critical juncture will be at the start line if one team gets far ahead of the others it will be very difficult to catch up with them but we're prepared for such a scenario but our number one objective is to be stronger at the start next the piloting skills kick in he need to see where you can outmaneuver your rivals you have to do for perfectly successful runs in a row to overcome your opponents. whether done to perfect ones have a nice day let's hope to see more meanwhile the. jim i can see who are making their first appearance in this event for just over a decade. lost in a moment but they did receive the second biggest cheers the night after the russians elsewhere attention is again on russian figure skaters this time in the ice dance not because it unique and. currently in third place with just the free
dance to come tonight we caught up with them before these games began and they told us what they thought they needed to do to achieve success i think is going to be their mental appropriation and then what's important thing before the olympics because there's so much topic talking so much people who was to help or who don't want to help and you need to just do your work do your work and do what you want or do what you need to. listen to the people like so many people just listen for your team like you're preparing and they know what to do so i hope it's going to work here they are definitely focused i do like have to say the ice dancing is a bit like ballroom dancing on ice very therapeutic to watch but you can be rest assured the russians will be busting a gut inside to try and catch the canadians virtue and moir and the americans davis and white you currently lead the charge for gold. and her from about reporting from the mountain cluster people for more than two hundred countries are watching big
bands with television viewing figures at record levels according to an impact committee and it's not just the size of the audience that's breaking records as our season he said now reports from our very. well the ten days of the olympic competition have seen a number of sporting breakthroughs and record breaking results russian figure skating stars to. set a new world record with their short program their flawless skate received eighty four points seventeen points the highest ever score and another record was sealed on ice by nineteen year old japanese figure skater you threw a high new became the first man to ever break one hundred points in the short program that speed skater spend kramer broke his own world record in the five thousand meter race storming to gold in just six minutes and ten point seventy six seconds while great britain set olympic curling records the ladies team demolished the u.s.
by seven points margin never seen before at the winter games one of the most inspiring stories from these sochi olympics is that of canadian athlete danny morrison who has won bronze and silver despite having suffered serious injury speed skater broke his leg while skiing bare their year ago putting his olympic dreams in doubt morrison failed to make the cut for the one thousand meter distance but fellow speed skater gilmore jr offered him a spot in the race and he ended up taking silver that was closely followed by bronze in the fifteen hundred long track distance we asked the victorious canadian what drives him. i don't know i think for me this year it's been. not caring as much not trying to control things that are completely under control and i try to control things that are not even important things that are superstitions just focusing on the task. the process. of. being the most southerly host city in winter olympic history such as room
temperature is also an additional challenge to. we've seen complaints of the slopes being too slushy but on the bright side such as gas have had a chance to enjoy the unique surroundings as well she's in washington. known as the russian riviera sochi is not your typical russian city where to sort she is dotted the dozens of rivers streams and malta falls across its vast countryside but not on a more impressive than discuss skate so it's out with the olympics and even with the spectacular the world and for a ninety minute journey from the olympic park three highlights the diversity of this region ok it's not my grass or a grassy but it really is very pretty here and quite relaxing ranging from one to twelve meters there are over thirty other waterfalls seven rapids and thirteen cascades in this area alone all starting their journey from the beautiful caucasus mountains offering the perfect break from the hustle and bustle of the city the
best time to visit the falls is in the spring when the melting snow brings a rush of water. i view. this is one of the features of the sochi national park which can be easily reached the roads are excellent we're open the whole year round and on average one hundred thousand people visit next stop it's into a four by four in search of saatchi's mysterious dolman experts believe these large megalithic landmarks are once used as graves or shrines. there are a lot of people coming from abroad to visit the doormen they stay overnight it's believed to possess special properties and is older than the pyramids in egypt well i don't know exactly how many years older but this is a fact. some believe that these five to six thousand year old structures have great spiritual power along with stonehenge the idols of easter island and the pyramids of egypt they have remained a riddle for centuries. between this and skiing there's
a whole range of sightseeing activities and beautiful true landmarks here to tackle gardens sulphur springs historic wonders waterfalls a lush green forests and with its many faces a trip here to the subtropical and diverse black sea resort will certainly be a memorable one rotterdam cruise. staging tells international for our extensive olympic coverage and make sure you don't miss our sports bulletin with k. paul trench coming up in just over an hour's time after nine days of the olympics in sochi russia have won more medals than they did in vancouver the flying dutch of set a new record for medals in speedskating a polished devil has won by the ski jumps and the germans are the top of the table but who will come soon on day ten watch the r.t.e. sport specials coming to life throughout the day.
the g twenty four team promises week ultimate and exhilarating winter in our team eighteen year journey and is now a make of an eye on the rest of our lives take years to change for sochi twenty four take. on our team. coming up later this hour an r.c. international collapsing under pressure. if you look at their actual life they can be fired in five minutes this is a deeply dysfunctional system the financial world is wrong to buy a series of so size over recent weeks also looks at what's pushing the high flyers too far.
welcome back to aussie international senior security officials in the u.k. estimates more than two hundred british based or hardest who went to find the regime of bashar al assad in syria have returned home and now pose a significant terrorist threat south fast takes up the story. it's causing huge concern here amongst the security services the police have said that they've made a number of arrests and they're monitoring the situation closely indeed ingenue it's thought that sixteen arrests have been made of people having returned back the irony here of course is that the british governments want the assad regime to go they've been pushing the transition and they've been supplying non-lethal aid to the rebels technically they are of the same size as the jihadists who are fighting
the assad regime and the british fighters who have joined the jihad is the concern the courses that the five terrorist groups the isis. the british citizens that are joining these the real worry is that obviously was there fighting with the again these skills they're becoming indoctrinated and the real worry is that once the fights in syria they finish fighting there they could return home and then the target could become. europe is pushing for its own internat free from american monitoring the movement spearheaded by german chancellor angela merkel who said to seek backing from the french president later this week she proposed to change the current set up under which a huge volume of internet data circulates along the same rootless routes offered by the united states so a message sent by one european online user to another can potentially have
a very long journey before reaching its destination passing through multiple points and e.u. communications network would allow data to bypass the established route and reportedly offer european web users better protection let's not discuss this proposal will find the iranian hard a member of the german private party fabio do you think do you see this proposal going through. well i think that america doesn't really. believe a plan. it doesn't seem that the conservative party is concerned with protection of the data of citizens at all they haven't be behaved in this manner in the last year or so it's not really believable that this is behind it it seems to be a point of pressure. put forward to the united states. but it's unclear what the actual purpose of this idea is to edit flooded also said the n.s.a.
grows a wedding from a chemise does the proposal they propose idea offer enough protection from the n.s.a. and the surveillance was the idea of a european internet is extremely dangerous it might be possible to build a european internet but not in a very short amount of time it would be it would take a long amount of time in in the end this could lead. to a. literal internet in the internet as we know it and as it was planned as it is used today would not exist anymore we would have a maybe a european internet we would have a united states internet russian internet chinese internet something with a b. already have and this is very dangerous it would have unforseen consequences and it would stop the internet that we have today from being good. so this is nothing that
we want to see in existence but still edward snowden claimed a number of european intelligence agencies do work together that would the n.s.a. and talking again about the proposed idea if this idea gets a green light how would that affect the collaboration between them. i think that the idea of european internet wouldn't affect the problems that we see with the n.s.a. and with the five us alliance with other secret services spying on the on its own citizens and on and on other citizens that it wouldn't have at all. we have the problem that secret services around the world are collaborating with each other of aiding citizens collaborating collecting data or exchanging data or having huge amounts of data are saved in. the to build national or
regional internet wouldn't have the problem the problem has to be soft on the political level it's a political problem there we have to talk about it and if. would really want to solve this problem and would really care about the data protection of their citizens then she could for example. talk to the united states about the stop of the free trade agreement that is being debated right now this is something that could put pressure on the united sates and this is something that would give us a position where we can start a diplomatic international process but to talk about the regional internet is something that is really dumb and really doesn't solve any problems might sound like a solution to people that have never really got into the matter any deeper. ryan live from berlin fabio thank you very much indeed for your time thing our string of
apparent signs has trying to be financial wild with five senior banking executives taking their lives in one week. investigate. there are untimely deaths grab headlines three of which happened within a week be it the big investment banks they worked for the senior positions they held the public nature of their deaths or all three once again it raised questions . about an industry largely blamed for bringing the global economy to its knees and a two thousand and eight financial crisis michael taylor a former goldman sachs bond salesman who calls himself a recovering banker knew this world well it's so extraordinarily competitive and so focused profit above all and so transactional that every moment like pressure turns carbon into diamonds you know extreme pressure can both accelerate human
achievement and some cases break people the pressure and calling the shots the form of banking we've got at the moment has no interest in the people it affects. because in a sense and legally responsible to invest and stockholders you make a moral decisions without thinking about the impact that it has on the people the job losses people losing their home and so on and so forth pressure to rake in profits or the pressure to put in more hours than your peers after the spate of recent deaths big firms did try to ease tension by telling their junior staff to take more time off or at least to try not to work on weekends it's kind of a disconnect between what they have the weekend off will also make us a ton of money and ultimately making a ton of money is what's going to keep you around so now you strike me as a real solution you're a sly and spent a year demystifying bankers interviewing dozens of fine us workers on the condition of anonymity the degree to which bankers are trapped. has been really
a really important finding i think we keep on projecting his idea on bankers as masters of the universe they have everything we want but if you look at their actual life they can be fired in five minutes this is a deeply dysfunctional and utterly abusive system so there is this real taboo in banking like the army to own up to one former ability. does or so your r.t. london. coming up next how big drug companies are being accused of creating illnesses to boost the sales of the pills they may state.
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 fascist my opinion . talking about languages but i react to situations i have read the reports for. puts you know i'll leave that to states like to comment on your latter point. yeah because all your talk you know. i think you know more weasel. when you made a direct question be prepared for a change when you know you should be ready for a. freedom of speech and little doubt the freedom to watch.
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not to change individuals minds about a given product but to change the entire environment in which that product is to be placed it's kind of this cause. it's come. just. so i. think a japanese psychiatric community had a view. that depression was a was a rare. disorder in in japan and they didn't diagnose it often and what pharma did was lobby.
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