tv Documentary RT September 23, 2018 7:30pm-7:53pm EDT
strategic importance. those of us alive back then remember when there were soviet missiles put into cuba how frightened americans were how angry and how we almost went to a nuclear confrontation over having weapons of that kind of destruction placed that close to the united states. just fifty united states considers cuba to be in its backyard. then crimea lays at russia's doorstep. the consequences over u.s. seizure of the base or a nato base which in general. but almost some of us in being. taught me to. put you on with that. not just but with practical. yes no opinion it's. just
enough to use russian to support it with. nobody in your system that a strong leader i'm not. so it. was a piece of the school board. just i'm a part of what i get there but in no way but. they're both saying no doubt on the phone sex amongst the with me susie if it's to make. the national system. unless i'm. supposed to in the beginning if we act we would sort of the response. to me because you knew seemed up and you know you've been introduced but you know and i guess those. years that you play in the in the lead you disappear you know the same so send them. up in the back of the and. get a little nose and when you see what i pay for by senior night and you're genuine.
i'm concerned about the expansion of nato nato has expanded into thirteen countries up to the borders of russia thirteen countries at the table which ring up at the table awaiting me shit way not near as good as they do in the midst of them what should the visit mean. in early spring of two thousand and fourteen eastern ukraine was also buzzing with protests against the new authorities in kiev this region with the population close to russia geographically and culturally feared that the ultra right leanings of the newly formed government would bring meal nationalism to their lands. and they have their reasons. the status of the russian language in ukraine has been a stumbling block for many years implementing russian as a second state language was one of the main campaign promises of president
recruited into focus in two thousand and twelve the government desa in early january two thousand and fourteen the protesters set up their camp in front of the trade union house a building which would soon become a monument to a massacre of its own it's difficult to overestimate the importance of odessa it is strategically located on the black sea and it's ukraine's largest seaport it's not surprising that ukraine's new authorities were watching the situation unfolding there with growing along arm. more and more of odessa as people were joining the anti my don movement at the same time as events in eastern ukraine were heating up . the new ukrainian government didn't have the power to wage war on too many fronts if odessa were to join the growing uprising in the eastern regions it would seriously complicate the situation. this rebellion had to be extinguished immediately and at any cost and that cost was high. on may second two thousand and
fourteen soccer fans flocked to the center of odessa city for the ukrainian championship match surprisingly a great number of these fans who descended into odessa just the night before also turned out to be fighters from the my don self-defense units along with members of radical organizations from all parts of ukraine that these. books. these families asked armed and shouting nationalist mottos began disturbances in the center of the city as they marched to the end time on tent and camp where they attacked. the end time mind on protesters sought shelter in the trade union house but it was a track. down supporters started throwing molotov cocktails into the building until it was engulfed in flames. people burned to death inside for trying to escape jumped from. a low a fire station was less than a mile away it took almost half an hour for firefighters to arrive when they
finally did the damage had been done. but here's an intriguing fact just a few days before those dreadful events a messenger from my don andriy pair o. b. made a visit to odessa it's an interesting coincidence that some of the people he met with in odessa were seen at the scene that fateful day. but not everyone was mourning on the popular political talk show schuster live the news about the people burned alive in odessa was welcomed with a long round of applause for your choice for saudi what this it but lots of literacy just to just put your story you know what you see. on its facebook page the right. sector announce the events of may second
a proud moment in national history an official investigation into this sad event has been going on now for nearly two years and it's yet to reach a conclusion but it seems the experts and all the information they needed from the very beginning which i. would just give you like you. it looks like odessa really is a very important piece of real estate as it was on earth with a very special new governor appointed on may thirtieth of two thousand and fifteen . mikhail saakashvili the old friend of the united states and born and raised in ukraine's neighboring country georgia down there in georgia a quick look at his biography gives one an understanding that he's been groomed for a special mission. mr saakashvili received
a u.s. state department scholarship and he worked for a new york law firm which represented the organization commodity a group that appeared earlier when we learned about the color revolutions and we're dealing with a democratic bloodless revolution this is the revolution of roses and this is me kyle saakashvili with camara busy overthrowing the legitimately elected president eduard shevardnadze. was. soon after the rose revolution blossom fully george announced its intentions to join nato and plant fresh nato military bases in the fertile soil right on russia's border never ever will give our freedom and independence never ever will give any piece of our territory saakashvili is mission was accomplished at least with his friends and nato the georgian populace wasn't quite as happy though in two thousand and seven they too. to the streets to voice discontent and mr saakashvili responded
with force. the people's discontent. saakashvili party lost parliamentary elections and the opposition took control he said this means that the parliamentary majority. the president. decided not to wait for the results of the president's election and fled the country in october two thousand and thirteen. so what we've got to do is identify the threats that we have it's crazy. let it be an arms race in. spearing dramatic development only personally i'm going to resist i don't see how that strategy will be successful very. time to sit down and talk.
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a little. in two thousand and fourteen saakashvili refused summons to appear in court as a witness in several criminal cases later that same year he was accused of misuse of power and embezzle. saakashvili wound up in the u.s. and soon his friends in washington found him a new assignment. mikail actively supported my down and very soon was rewarded with a high position in the new ukrainian government first as the president's counselor and then as the governor of odessa the day before taking this position he renounced his citizenship to georgia the country of these birth and became a ukrainian citizen. and the suggest others gordon could have done in the way
exhorted rode in a. coup or the other that in the way explored that road. as they say the battle is worth the blood both literally and figuratively. somebody afforded us by the us out. last thought on my. chest but i have. geoffrey pyatt the u.s. ambassador to ukraine paid a visit to saakashvili just a month after he took office in odessa it is law is the all last administration is delivering results and you raise your voice to see a steady flow of embassy in washington visitors coming here the meeting was fruitful and jeffrey generous. no matter how well saakashvili is job goes it looks like he shouldn't be worried about his own
finances on his facebook page he posted an official document showing that the new governor of odessa gets a pretty penny from washington almost two hundred thousand dollars a year for comparison the governor of maine gets seventy thousand dollars a year. so if odessa became a new u.s. state it would be at the top of the list mr saakashvili should feel right at home in his newly adopted country he is best of friends with fellow color revolutionary leader viktor yuschenko who is the godfather of his son. and another mother scold us in the election lucia but is insufficient at the polls to be a walk that's kind of being it's just a d.c. at them the if someone is going to. even though there's a double chooses to show. it when used in the but they still do straight is if they did it with you but i'd have to stand on both. of these boys their business dinner and she would get enough out of this on most of us don't you and your buddy others
that if you see on the net the special bottle bonus does they were able to contain such. a war once launched doesn't choose its victims we are just learning at this hour that malaysian airlines has now confirmed that it has lost contact with one of its planes plane was indeed shot down by a missile off line at a high altitude over eastern ukraine near the russian border two hundred ninety eight revised number of souls on board all feared dead it was a murder it was a crime there's been this odd nonchalance about pursuing the answers there was a record a very limited report put out a few months after the event but since then they said the next report will be on the first anniversary of the event but you do in the criminal investigation before becomes a cold case so there's been this curious element of why is there not greater pressure
from both the media and the the western governments to answer these questions but even without any answers the fingers were pointed immediately that's not an x. . that is happening because a russian support evidence indicates that the plane was shot down by a surface to air missile that was launched from an area that is controlled by russian backed separatists inside of ukraine usual. to put up a national distaste for. the malaysian boeing wasn't the first plane to play a significant part in american russian relationships on september first one nine hundred eighty three korean airlines flight seven from new york to seoul via anchorage was shot down by a soviet interceptor aircraft over the territory of the u.s.s.r. in the sea of japan there was absolutely no justification i don't legally moral for
what the soviets did the tragedy of the korean bowing was considered a perfect occasion to demonstrate the nato military power within dangerous proximity to the soviets on november second one thousand nine hundred eighty three nato launched able archer attend a command post exercise simulating a conflict escalation culminating in a nuclear attack that was followed by placing pershing two nuclear missiles in europe. what reagan didn't take into consideration was the paranoid overreaction of the soviets. a recently declassified us intelligence report shows that for the first time since the cuban missile crisis the world was close to nuclear war. just like in one thousand nine hundred three the malaysian boeing crash was leveraged against the enemy. a new wave of sanctions hit russia mediately after the tragedy. the united states is imposing new sanctions in
key sectors of the russian economy almost a year and three months later the dutch safety board published a report that is itself flats m.h. seventy crashed because often. i have three well for and or i have the today just outside of the airplane avesta left side of the cockpit the report didn't blame any specific group or person and estimated a very wide area of three hundred twenty kilometers as a zone from which the missiles fired at the same time the russian producer of boog missiles day conducted its own independent investigation. that they speeded me up the fullest. lou of the delegates i mean if you like it the nist is up a school during the experiment they blew up a retired airliner with a bouquet missile and came to the conclusion that the malaysian plane was brought down by the older type of missiles not used by russia anymore but still in the
possession of ukraine the company claims that the missile was launched from the territory controlled by the ukrainian military. one would expect that these controversial results would again stir up public interest in the investigation but the tragedy of malaysian flight m.h. seventeen at already played its role in the big geopolitical game therefore it was soon forgotten the goal was achieved after the third wave of sanctions hit russia the tensions between the two countries skyrocketed so the question presents itself are we truly witnessing the beginning of cold war two point zero and if so what are chances to survive at this time.
in one thousand nine hundred seven the bulletin of atomic scientists introduce the doomsday clock. it represents a countdown to global nuclear annihilation. in one thousand hundred nine. fifty three during the height of the cold war it came its closest to midnight as the superpowers were creating massive nuclear arsenal spent most ari of america's ever expanding atomic weapons program as the world began to grasp the insane danger of nuclear warfare and took measures to control the arms race the situation steadily improved. in one nine hundred ninety one the doomsday clock was at its furthest from midnight seventeen minutes. the time of hope was short lived though as the world has become more and more unstable. but in two thousand and fifteen the bulletin of atomic scientists moved the clock to just three minutes to midnight
stay on check to climate change in a nuclear arms race resulting from modernization of huge ourselves pose extraordinary and undeniable threats to the continued existence of humanity. the united states and russia have embarked on massive programs to modernize their nuclear arsenals. undermining the existing nuclear weapons treaty so. the clock ticks now at just three minutes to midnight because international leaders are failing to perform their most important duty ensuring and preserving the health and vitality of human civilization.
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