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say bye daddy as you're walking out of this is just it doesn't get easier. the british prime minister visits the city of seoul spree on the first anniversary of the poisoning of a former russian double agent and his daughter moscow alleges that london's withholding the full truth of what happened twelve months ago. but as well as self-proclaimed interim president back on home soil but risks arrest for defying a travel ban for washington to threaten a significant response if anything happens to one. hundred offshoot of the al qaeda terror group stages a deadly surprise attack in syria the u.s. offers a million dollar reward for information on a somewhat large and some. very
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good evening and welcome this is r.t. and. britain's prime minister's visited souls for a one year after the poisoning there a former russian double agent and his daughter yulia reason may says the city is still recovering from the incident that has been a tremendous effort here in salzburg the decontamination has now been completed a key moment for this city in order to move on and recover from what took place last year. the questions continue to circulate around the events of march twenty eight. case continued insistence that moscow is to blame for the poisoning with the kremlin noting that the most basic questions on the incident remain unanswered from seoul sprit hotties polyploid to reports. i've been talking to some of the people here and many of them say they're still processing what happened take
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a lesson. to teach each other so. little. and we can just go to. these two three four i mean we were to get in. front of you made people see so. i put my bike from there the every day of what's a mobile supporter with me so i just went straight back in for y. so i wouldn't pick anything up any more. or less than i'm sure the contamination is complete so. i don't think so me saying well one year ago you'd be hard pressed to find many people outside the u.k. that knew much about the town of souls very or perhaps the height of the spier of the famous cathedral here but the attack against the script files that took place have put this place on the map in the international scandal that ensued has really ensured that souls barry has stayed rather famous it was here it was actually on
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a park bench on this green that on the fourth of march last year so gay and his daughter yulia scripts are were discovered slumped unconscious they were taken to hospital and pretty soon afterwards it became clear that this wasn't an ordinary medical incision that they were dealing with the script had been poisoned with military grade nerve agent a substance known as nova chalk that had been produced in the soviet union and pretty soon after that the prime minister to resign made pinned the finger of blame squarely on mosco and there were diplomatic expulsions and a war of words ensued over what really had taken place here london says the kremlin dispatched a hit squad to come here russian military agents arrived in soulsby they say shortly before the poisoning. place they were armed with a toxic nerve agent and this is something that moscow denies and continues to press
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for information and access to the investigation saying that actually two russian nationals are involved here and we know nothing about what's happened to them take a listen to the russian foreign ministry spokesperson if people in the west in the u.k. in washington and brussels think russia will just let the slide they are mistaken sergey script files nice victoria script has also been talking at a press conference in moscow and she says that she still can't get hold of her relatives and she's been denied any information about how they're doing or their whereabouts take a listen. to the british embassy have been telling me since day one that it cannot help me that i have to call the russian embassy in the u.k. under pressure from the media to agree to let me make of this implication but i was refused her visa twice on formal reasons and they even didn't return my passport to
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me personally they sent it fire mail i'm prohibited to even staying at the border of britain so diplomatic relations between london and moscow are still pretty much at rock bottom and this candle is the cause of much of the animosity between london and moscow and with the decontamination here declared complete reason made says she hopes that the town can put the script out saga by hind them that this place will be known for the beautiful city that it is rather than the tragedy that's taking place here over the past year. but as well of cloned interim president has touched down back in the country he'd left in late february in defiance of a travel ban those imposed by the country supremes court and the latest pictures from the caracas touring latin america rose support. and is returned now opens the possibility venezuelan offered his will try to arrest him. u.s.
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national security adviser john bolton has warned against any attempts to prevent why does return on twitter said that there would be a significant response from washington should quote those safety be threatened. in a recent interview bolton urged the international community to round on venezuela's elected leader i'd like to see as broad a coalition as we can put together to replace boudreaux to replace the whole corrupt regime work in this administration we're not afraid to use the phrase monroe doctrine this is a country in our hemisphere it's been the objective of american presidents going back to ronald reagan to have a completely democratic khamis fear ok was mentioned there the man rode doctrine and this is something was formulated by president james monroe back in the nineteenth century its purpose back then was to stop any european interference in the affairs of nations in the americas but many interpret the doctrine as just justification for america's own interventions in the region russia's chief diplomat
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has been blunt about his issues with it. with ocracoke since the creation of the united nations in one thousand nine hundred five international law has been regulated under the auspices of this universal legitimate organization the syrian practices backyards is insulting well according to the russian foreign minister the use of the doctrine is insulting to the regional powers to the countries in latin america and you said that this whole thing should also be concerning to other nations because right now the united states have an ambition change the venezuelan government to oust madore but have already teased that they have a similar ambition for other countries in the region like cuba or nicaragua now the russian foreign minister also talks about john bolton's statements regarding russia's aid now john bolton in a recent tweet called ma duro a liar for saying that russia basically supplied the venezuelan nation with humanitarian aid sergey lavrov pointed out that russia did supply seven and
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a half tons of medicine through international organizations to sort all of that is easily tracked and monitored. ok speak now to political analyst lucas colonel forgive me to lucas the us national security advisor john bolton he's been very forthright with his views of what's happening in venezuela and he's warned of a strong and significant response if anything should happen to on his return to venezuela do you think that that response could extend so far as military intervention. i think it's important to recognize that john bolton and most recently mike and. drive in venezuela with the kinds of stanley build the rest of intervention and the trump himself and. top officials in ministrations living elliott abrams have not ruled out a military intervention and as well as this is something that definitely they are willing to use as a threat and maybe go as far to even put into action if that's what that word to
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you know exercise you know cording to its laws you know the court order the sharing court issued a travel ban on this i guess mr why though what she only defied on the twenty second of january when he left the country. and now he's returned and you know boarding to although there's an issue with parliamentary immunity whether or not that still is in effect given his violation of that court order but definitely there is case there is definitely cause to bring him into custody yet the united states is issuing these threats you mentioned going to defy the travel ban he knew the situation he went ahead anyway he left the country critics will say you know this was a provocation he knew what was going to happen if you left the country knew that this could involve him being arrested on his return do you think that's a result the some people might want. i think that this is clearly another media. age to you know further day legitimize the democratically elected government of
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nicholas mother i invite your viewer to think you know i thought experiment if not nancy pelosi the house speaker and then i would have declared herself interim president of united states and with a middling recognized by the kremlin and then they're going to let the country despite a travel ban and procedure to go on an international or a company by a top russian diplomat and then return to the country without an arrest and then go to not a anti-government rally and it would she would she be allowed to do this or would she be and i think the answer is rather on a day to it yet is there why though it's currently on its way to an opposition rally and that message in eastern iraq. the u.k. has weighed in saying that the mature a government must on the same theme and sure the freedom of the opposition leader if we're talking about saying with this point this was an official court was it not the supremes court ruled that he could not leave the country that was a travel ban it was a legal issue so they saying now that it's not just the elected leader of the
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country who effectively should not be there because they've decided but also the saying now that. the members of the judiciary are also corrupt or incompetent as well where this ascendant. i mean it's very clear from the u.s. actions that they're looking for a total regime change which they see to you know as they attempted to do an april eleventh two thousand and two when they overthrew a democratically elected president who are childless and they proceeded the same opposition and some of the same opposition leaders like run by those mentor the all the lopez and modi of what has it was also it was and. now they proceeded to overthrow. the very constitution which they're now claiming is the basis for mr lidle claim as interim president i think that we're at a very dubious constitutional grounds with regard to what the united states and the opposition is doing care to spy on both an adverse to can vote a new coalition of the willing to support regime change isn't it. kind of extends
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beyond as well because washington's announced that it's tightening restrictions on cuba's military over the country support for material is not the way it's going to go now to anybody he even expresses any conscious support for the elected leader of the country is going to come under the roof of the u.s. and the allies who are acting as judge jury and executioner seems very let's remember that this is john bolton this is elliott abrams we're all veterans of the course of the bush administration the same ministration the same neo con team that wanted to invade seven countries in five years topple saddam regime you know remember they went to afghanistan and before that was even consolidated they went after iraq and you know the isis is still at war in afghanistan the longest running u.s. war in u.s. history and you know and they say they're doing the same thing apparently here where five weeks then why why those no closer to sitting amid a sort of palace this coup which they have attempted is no closer being consummated
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and now they are setting their sights on cuba and on the goggle off as bolton has indicated lucas thanks for joining in the same i guess political analyst lucas kind of thinking. you know the new syrian army forces suffered heavy losses this weekend in the north of the country eight hundred soldiers were killed during a surprise attack by joe bottlenose re syrian offshoot of al qaeda the ambush and number of casualties were confirmed to r.t. arabic by the army and with washington recently putting up a million dollar reward for information on some of bin laden some looks like the war on terror has been given fresh impetus reports. the war on terror. begins with. but it does not in there. the war on terror is almost a tradition now a part of the american way of life no end in sight either so traumatic it was nine eleven that it set america off on
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a seemingly endless crusade there's an old poster out west as i recall that said wanted dead or alive and it does seem endless no matter how many battles they win how many islamist sex they destroy how many bin ladens they kill is always someone else we deliver devastating blows to the al-qaeda leaders that attacked us on nine eleven. deliver justice to osama bin laden we have won against isis we've beaten them and we've beaten him badly now it's the sama bin laden's son hamza bin laden and washington is afraid that he's becoming a new terror i called. bin ladin is the son of the deceased a.q. leader who some of the blood and is emerging as a leader in the a.q. french us has been has released audio and video messages on the internet calling on
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his followers to launch attacks against the united states and its western allies e's thirty also recently praised by the leader of al qaida blacklisted by the un married allegedly to the daughter of a nine eleven plane hijacker favored by his late father sama as his successor he's calling for attacks on the u.s. to avenge the killing of his father same crazy ideology what's unclear his whereabouts the u.s. seems to believe you could be anywhere in south central asia it all. leads to one conclusion apparently al qaeda is coming back showing signs of confidence will through action occurred under threat from radical islamic terrorism a continuing threat posed by al qaida there are according to various estimates more than thirty thousand active fighters across a number of countries loyal to al qaida ironically the u.s.
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stands accused of arming them though unintentionally in syria with weapons intended for moderate groups being seized by islamists in yemen c.n.n. reported with the saudis and the coalition partners handing american made weapons to oil qaeda linked fighters history it seems repeats itself in the nine hundred eighty s. during the soviet war in afghanistan the u.s. funded and armed the mujahideen including asama bin laden. they called them freedom fighters the mujahideen the islamists when they were fighting the u.s.s.r. but it didn't take long for those freedom fighters to move into terrorists and the taliban into al qaida and they just won't go away no matter how many times they beat them it seems they just keep rising from the dead. back in the bottle if the
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us does not want to put it back in the bottle the us funnel funnel. thousands of tons of weapons into syria to arm forces that it knew very well were. allied with. and allied with the muslim brotherhood and so when it suits the u.s. purposes it will work with al-qaeda and other terrorists and when they become a problem there after september the eleventh or after they morphed into islamic state in syria and iraq then of course it will it will attack them. now a male british rapper has broken a woman's white lifting record what's going on we'll explain after the break.
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what politicians do something. they put themselves on the line. to get accepted or rejected. so when you want to be president i'm sure. somehow i want to be that's. going to be close it's like the forks tree in the morning can't be good. interested falls in the waters of august. sixth.
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welcome back to move in has officially suspended russia's participation in the intermediate range nuclear forces treaty which is a key cold war era nuclear agreement trying to discuss this story earlier with my colleague jacqueline. well the i.n.f. treaty which has been banning land based missiles with ranges up to five thousand five hundred kilometers since one thousand nine hundred eighty eight is falling apart completely the u.s. and russia have been doing it step by step and president putin has just made another formal one he actually signed
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a document which suspends it on the russian side but everyone realized it was the beginning of the end of this agreement back in october last year when donald trump started bashing that treaty the u.s. government came up with an ultimatum demanding that russia stop violating the rules and russia said it wasn't violating anything the tit for tat began and the agreement was doomed and that is the only problem for the treaty russia has a legit violations then while on the one hand the donald trump administration has really been trying to make it seem that moscow's behavior is the number one reason of the other hand the fact is that the i.n.f. treaty was signed by the leaders of the us and the u.s.s.r. and that's why other countries weren't obliged to do anything under the agreement and in his latest statements donald trump isn't really hiding that he's also pulling out because the likes of china aren't involved in the old agreement decades
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ago the united states entered into a treaty with russia in which we agreed to limit and reduce our missile capability. well we followed the agreement and the rules to the letter russia repeatedly violated its terms we really have no choice. perhaps we can negotiate a different agreement and adding china and others or perhaps we can't. in which case we will outspend and out innovate all others by far so as you can see mr trump is already saying that he's ready to develop new weapons as i've mentioned again russia's been saying all along that washington is lying that moscow is not violating anything and at some point they were actually ready to
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invite experts from abroad to examine the weapon system in russia that was of particular concern for the u.s. but that invitation was ignored and terms of the next steps by the russian military russia's development and deployment of missile systems a lot of it has made it clear that no initial steps will be made by his country the only things that he's going to order to be done can only be in response to hostile actions by america and the allies in nato and. will allow us partners had to be honest and straightforward with they should not have used trumped up accusations and allegations to unilaterally withdraw from it like they did in two thousand and two which they did in an honest way when they pulled out of the i.b.m. treaty i felt it was done the wrong way but at least they did it in a straightforward manner but how do they act in fact they violate everything and find excuses to put the blame on someone russia does not pose
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a threat to anyone and the actions we take to retaliate that is to say in defense we never seek confrontation we do not want especially with a global power like the u.s. . so again this signature by vladimir putin isn't a surprise at all it is just a formal move what we have to watch out for is who deploys or develops what next. a british rapper has broken women's weightlifting records while identifying this female to highlight what he calls the absurdity of claims there is no biological strength difference between men and women. i keep hearing about how biological men don't have any physical strength advantage of women in two thousand and nineteen so watch me destroy the british women's deadlift record without trying p.s. i identified as a woman lifting the weight don't be
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a bigot. viral tweet got more than a million views and it comes amid a backlash against the growing number of athletes identifying as female in women's events british olympic swimmer sharon davis tweeted that women sport must be protected from people born as men however the world's first transgender world champion cyclist rachel mackinnon hit back insisting trans women athletes have no unfair advantage. lympics rule states that men can participate as women without having surgery as long as they undergo or moan therapy to bring down to stop and levels we spoke to the rapper behind the viral video he told us why even more restrictions may not be enough to ensure competition for women. so i think the video went viral because it touched on a timely issue and it was somewhat amusing and comical people did find it funny but underneath all that i think it did bring light to important conversation that's a lot of that's happening all over the world right now testosterone is not the only
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difference that gives men physical advantage over women especially in strength and speed there are other factors as well if someone's gone through puberty as a male you've likely to be considerably taller especially at the extreme ends you're going to have a different bone structure you're going to have bigger hands bigger your entire muscular skeletal system will still remain that of a man so if i were to take some hormone blockers and suppress my testosterone levels for twelve months i still would be i'd still have considerable physical advantages over someone who's been woman for their entire life so it's not just as simple as the testosterone levels i have no nothing against i don't think anybody in this debate has anything against any individuals or groups it's merely about maintaining fairness and not distorting reality in a way that could actually be very harmful and perhaps even you know could actually
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ruin women's sport if it's let to go to its full conclusion really. they think that i think the national news that day is coming your way at the top of the hour. i started doing drugs my nephews was still in drugs my sister just with doing drugs it was like an epidemic of drug abuse america's public enemy number one in the united states is. drug abuse he started going after new users in a prison population sewer we started treating sick people people who are addicted to these drugs like criminals while i was on there are countless numbers of people who are in prison for. certain sins for boren or minor
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offenders in the drug trade it's a lot watching your children grow up and miss you in waves and say by daddy as you're walking out of a business it's just it doesn't get easier. i do think the numbers mean something they've mattered the us has over one trillion dollars in debt more than ten white collar crime happens each day. eighty five percent of global wealth he longs to be ultra rich eight point six percent world market thirty percent somewhat four hundred to five hundred three first second per second and fifth when he rose to twenty thousand dollars. china's building two point one billion dollars a i industrial park but don't let the numbers over. the only numbers you need remember in one one business show you know born to miss one and only boom but.
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