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get the world back from the from the wealthy. this saturday morning here in moscow headlining wiki leaks cause further doubt on the o.p.c. final report into that alleged chemical attack in the syrian city of duma last year releasing internal documents that suggest a cover up may have taken. the french to russia to the russian military state of the art. system has called you to. people are killed as a passenger plane crashed early yesterday morning. dozens more still being true to .
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life in the arctic tonight a world view centered in here with a half hour up they think she accompanied around the world this hour 1st then wiki leaks has published a 4th internal documents from the international chemical weapons watchdog concerning an alleged chlorine attack in the syrian city of duma last year the release appears to lend credence to claims that senior o.p.c. w. officials deliberately left critical details out of the organizations final report with more on it should read was dashed. so what he makes has released its latest cache from the o.p.c. dubey on the alleged chemical attack in duma in april 28th now this 4th factor of documents present some inconsistency is within the probe one of which suggests that o.p.c. w. members met with toxicologists to decipher whether or not there was a connection between symptoms of the alleged victims and the chlorine exposure well the experts in the field concluded that there was no correlation but that
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conclusion was admitted from the final report with respect to the consistency of the observed and reported symptoms of the alleged victims with possible exposure to chlorine gas or similar but experts were conclusive in those statements but there was no correlation between symptoms and color and exposure while another document in question is mainly connected to why the west blames the syrian government for the alleged attack in syria that previously expired the wiki leaks organization of all regarding those 2 gas cylinders that were found on the scene of the incident some reports suggest that they were manually place there others suggesting they were dropped from a considerable height from an airplane or perhaps a helicopter of some sorts however in the latest documents revealed today of an e-mail exchange from the 27th and 28 the february of this year between fact finding mission members well they claim that the a.p.c. w. altered all traces of that recent information to be completely admitted from the
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report and removed from the secure registry of the organization please get this document out of documents registry archive and please remove all trace of its deliberate storage with documents registry archives well allegedly within that very same e-mail exchange they claim that the chief of company of the o.p.c. w. has suggested that he justified his actions to remove that information from those documents because he claimed that the registry archive is not instructed to deal with any known routine missions whatsoever. but before any real evidence was presented the united kingdom the us and all nato allies had already pointed the finger at the syrian government and used this alleged chemical attack as a justification to launch their own military intervention throughout the form of an airstrike on syrian military targets of course we contacted the a.p.c. w. for information regarding these allegations but they get to respond to us support
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for m i 5 officers the marshal who believes the latest leaks do raise questions about the work of the o.p.c. w. . of experts apparently had the experts findings buried by senior management at the o p c w now this is concerning because the a p c w is a global organization funded by countries around the world all of them to try and impartially assess if chemical weapons may have been used what we're seeing here now is that they're not doing this impartially they are doing it very possibly to fit a preconceived political agenda to attack a country that is a problem if they can be trusted in something such as duma where there is a civil war waging at the time how can we trust them with other findings as well there are some very serious questions that need to be put to the the good face to good practice and the impartiality of the before any country internationally can take them at their word. russia's stated god hypersonic missile system into combat duty this friday threads was through officials give big briefing to the media about the weapon which they say is capable of carrying both conventional nuclear warheads
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. she would assist you with your post load today the strategic missile system on guard entered combat duty i congratulate us on this achievement which is important for the country and the armed forces. russia's defense minister may sound a little bit tumble but don't get mistaken this is a moment you might be tempted to hope the story crushes cutting edge evan guard hypersonic missile system is now officially deployed for combat duty said a gay shade who reported about that to president vladimir putin it is only so far about one regiment unclear when or even other russian army's parts will be upgraded the evan guard is a hypersonic blighter that is said to be able to penetrate any those existing and prospective defenses let's take a look at some of the key features all these truly revolutionary weaponry the often god hypersonic vehicle can fly it up to 20 times the speed of sound an i.c.b.m.
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will take it to an altitude of several dozen kilometers from where it can dive head 1st back to earth a top speed with ak crop like maneuverability dodging and missile defenses in contrast when other existing ballistic missiles reenter the atmosphere they fly at a pre-set trajectory making the targets for a.b.m. systems less money russia showcased its truly top notch weaponry of unguarded mysel system to a team of u.s. military inspector is really unprecedented move they explained it was an attempt to revitalize the key new start treaty a nuclear arms reduction agreement the only one left between russia and america it expires next february and theories are it may not be extended to american experts had a unique access to evan guard myself system for 2 whole days it is unclear so far how or if it influences washington's position this is what weidner putin had to say
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about russia's advanced weaponry and. when you say you know when you can only use it to assume that today there is a unique situation in a new and contemporary history other countries now have to catch us up no other country in the world has a hypersonic weapon nobody has a hypersonic weapon with a coast to coast range that used russia's successful development and tests of really advanced weapons caused quite a stir in washington away it was 1st announced last year that moscow ease retreat in all the time that it is only looking for that's a relations with america especially in the field of strategic cooperation. well security analyst and former u.k. army officer charles schubert explained to me what would be behind this display of military might from russia right now as well this is an important part of strategic deterrence in terms of having the capability to overcome u.s. anti-ballistic missile systems and let's not forget the actual genesis if you like
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of this project is having got project came pretty much in that 2002 decision by george w. bush to end the antiballistic missile treaty and i think at that time russia and other countries and indeed many u.s. experts and crucially many from the u.s. military establishment warned that ending that a.b.m. treaty would actually then provoke this kind of arms race that would lead to the result we're in today and america perhaps considered that from a technological perspective it would win the arms race but today's announcement and indeed the development of this system shows that as we've seen many times in the past that america can't rely solely looking into the future on its having a technological advantage that would compensate for its poor strategic and in this case political and strategic decisions. so the story in the morning a passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff from a muddy airport in kazakhstan and killed 12 on board dozens have been injured including children there in hospital. which is you know i should just let folks
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strong jolt in the left wing literally 2nd play to the plane began to rock back and forth like a boat i began to tighten my belt panic and already begun children had started crying when the plane began to go down it was clear that would definitely go into crash so i braced myself for impact then the sewing caved in it's you know the mergence the door was open so we jumped on the wing and began slipping because it was icy we helped each other to get down. he was. going to green you. pretty good did the mention it took up to do you. believe you did not primarily medupi a beginner it would only be quicker you want to. see. it isn't easy but if. you knew it was the only thing.
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you did that you can simply look at the rest of the river just as risk. not. as a shows it was a bore if. you would use your perception and. look at those pictures and realize what a tragedy it is for kazakstan only a few days before new year's eve but if there is a case in which the words good news could be appropriate after a plane crash this is the one because right now we already understand that the doctors have confirmed that the majority of the people who were on board survived which means that this couldn't have been a nose dive from a high altitude what actually happened was that this back air flight took off from the airport in almaty which is the biggest city in kazakstan it was still dark there about 20 minutes past 7 but then quickly started losing altitude then.
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hit a concrete barrier before crashing into a small building this was just a 2 story building i can tell you that almost like i said it's the biggest city it's a big metropolitan area the airport is not that far from it so there are suburban areas residential areas surrounding the airport so this is apparently where the plane and it up the captain of the aircraft is among the dead what about the plane itself well this is a medium sized twin turbo fan short range regional jet it's called focker 100 it was produced by a dutch company before it went bankrupt up until 1997 but this particular plane was 23 years old so was one of the final ones to be produced by that company and still the widely operated by 2 major airlines in australia for example as a regional jet by quantas and virgin it's also being operated by an iranian airline
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and back air this was actually the only type of aircraft that they have and while this is a big company in kazakstan it is the 2nd most popular domestic airline that people use there for domestic flights to the onus now on the catholic authorities of coast to establish exactly what happened what if they don't so they clearly grounded all flights by that type of aircraft and like i said just because its fleet only consists of this particular aircraft now they're out of operation for how long right now we don't know many people are still in critical condition so the doctors are fighting for their lives the president promised that those responsible for the crash will definitely be punished i can tell you that this particular airline was going through some financial difficulties lately but previous the no incidents with its aircraft had led to any kind of fatalities. because a confederate is
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a considered to. possible reasons for the tragedy either pilot error or technical malfunction geoffrey thomas from airline ratings dot com gave us his thoughts that this very early stage to get it must be said on what may have gone so badly wrong here. early indications point to 2 possible causes one is that as we can see snow sleet snow everywhere it was very very cold icing conditions and it may well have been that the plane was not correctly d.-i still not do ya asked at all and if there's a build up of ice on the wing as soon as the plane takes off you're going to have a situation where you're told the lift over the top of the wing the air over the top of the wing is disturbed therefore you lose lift and the plane or you reach now 2 to 40 feet and then crash back to earth. and the other thing we but there's a possibility there was an engine problem we know the aircraft reached takeoff speed of about 175 miles an hour and then quickly let's speak quickly to within
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a 2nd or 2 of takeoff back to 148 and that's when all the data was lost. so possible engine problem possible icing problem on the wings around the world live from russia this is r.t. international much more ahead this story in particular turkey could soon be launching a military intervention in libya were given the ramifications of that who supported against it's one of the stories after this break.
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again thanks to company this hour libya's internationally recognized government officially requested military assistance now from turkey as attempts to stave off an offensive by the warlord khalifa haftar up the turkish president has said that lawmakers will decide in early january whether or not to deploy troops to that water old country. we would go to a place where we are invited to go or we would not go to a place we are not invited to go to at the moment since there is such an invitation we were sworn to it the 1st thing we will hopefully do as soon as the parliament resumes is to present the military deployment below god willing on the 8th or 9th of january whichever we will pass this in our parliament and we will be responding to the invitation libya was plunged into chaos in the wake of the 2011 uprising and the subsequent killing of its their leader moammar gadhafi by u.s. backed rebels the countries currently being fought over than by 2 rival
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administrations it's confusing this the un backed government in the capital and also a government based into brooke in the east where the renegade general healthy for half the us forces have been closing in on tripoli in recent months of late but that said the united states and the arab league her voice their opposition to any turkish military intervention any time soon this interference will only prolong the confrontation and increase the suffering of the people of libya it will also hinder international diplomatic efforts aimed at a peaceful settlement of the libyan crisis president donald j. trump spoke with president abdel fatah has says egypt regarding we'd be at the leaders rejected for an exploitation agreed that part is must take urgent steps to resolve the conflict before leiby and sluice control to foreign actors but almost a direct to the crisis research institute he told us why he believes that turkey is poised to intervene militarily in the libyan conflict. libya in some ways is a proxy conflict between these rivals for domination in the middle east but also
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turkey not only has problems with these allies to the west like egypt and saudi in the americas. in libya it also has problems with some of its nato allies greece and france in particular turkey in a sense is saying you've rejected us we can show that we can be rolled or could to you so libya in some ways is a kind of conflict with all sorts of local reasons why after on the tripoli government directly charges through the capital government in east bay supporting it controls the oil and gas but if you want to buy it from the world market you have to pay the money into tripoli thank you so long as you tripoli government controls the international bank account of libya it may not control much territory but it does as it were control the cash but these outside forces will nominally allied to each other are also at each other's throats struggling for influence over after all very oil and gas rich country. mexico claims it's observed a heightened number of police and security agents around its embassy in the city of
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the powers in bolivia describing it as a siege it also says it's going to file a complaint against believe it interim government at the international court of justice in the hague is that was is that we are addressing the entire international community because not even join the worst moments of the military coups of the 19 seventies and 9 $180.00 s. was the integrity of mexican embassy buildings or residences ever puts at risk. well let's go for a ministry claims the number of security agents started to increase on choose day now it comes but a backdrop here of the country gave refuge to a group of politicians loyal to ousted president david morale it's bolivia's foreign minister says it was the mexican ambassador who requested more security for the she said mexico's going after a truck the accusations. you know. i considered illegal file a suit because no one can file a lawsuit based on unproven facts or presumptions from the mexican foreign ministry a political analyst we spoke to believes that bolivia's new government is trying to
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put pressure on anyone that supports able moralities every country is bound to protect i respect every diplomatic representation in every country the assumption very clear under international law so in that sense makes it go is correct well it is breaking the law international law because they are trying to put pressure on any country that would support evo morales for supporting. the garmin $38.00 a month to pee or prevent any possibility that morales supporters not only can win the next election but any possibility of more lives coming about metric or supported morale is because they are on the say we're all related in relation to the most free what is really a democracy morales stops being a precedent because we could have our mexico if against that could it entirely. meanwhile part of the biggest story but happening elsewhere rebellious rule
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province in central bolivia is continuing to take a stand against the interim government which it views as illegitimate. ok i'm. done but any of those 50 needles the police injured so many erected so many after the cooler that's why as many as 400 were injured and between 141500 arrested. but i guess what i see now is to have some unity and agreement from rather than just receiving suggestion is why having candidates appointed. again to have eyes were shining grassroots gives them names like i mean and then have our official
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candidate to be our representative and president of the multinational states and let us have. the. cabinet. and to chat about it because the rule of law must be extended to every corner of all country we cannot allow our public with the knowledge territory the union polices need the legal constitutional. oh. claude i hope though that police will not and to the tropical fruits bomba will stand up and confront them we're not going to sit around with our arms crossed. we're not going to leave people on their own over christmas and new year because it will be standing firm we'll be ready for any conflict that comes our way . cochabamba. the resistance.
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regions. and they've established it's gonna me defend it it's only me i missed this right we. us sponsored who in blue bia who governments not only unpopular in chip body it's unpopular across libya because it does not represent the 99.9 percent of libya it only represents where our stratum or the leats cross alleviate box which. other regions there is resistance a lot of repression it's refreshing to read more resistance. thirsty to invade and occupy were as of right now the supporting police and military have no control. so it's turning. now this is a new one in last year's big complicated let me take you through it 18 lawmakers have been arrested in montenegro over a brawl that broke out in parliament there on friday tempers flared during
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a vote on a so-called freedom of religion law which could potentially allow the government to seize church property in the balkan nation process when opposition politicians try to disrupt the session several bottles were thrown in the chamber the prime minister of montenegro has condemned the violence. i have given guarantees and assurances that this law does not have any hidden agenda that it is a law any civilised and democratic society needs that it does not endanger any montenegran metropolitan it or any religious facility governed by the montenegrin metropolitan it nor questions the status of any priest what we all together emphasized is that dialogue is necessary that we have had dialogues so far but in their estimation insufficient bulk of the other we have not had the true dialogue so far and we are now asking that some parts of this law that are formulated as they are now which absolutely do not bring peace to montenegro but on exactly and unhappiness among people and what the government should do is to postpone the
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suggested law or some parts until after christmas let's not quarrel around christmas. well this was a scene outside parliament before the bill was voted through big turnout there the plans of cause widespread anger amongst been orthodox christians who make up 70 percent of the population in monterrey in montenegro across the border over in serbia crowds have been voicing their solidarity with christians in montenegro we spoke with international affairs commentator mark of gas it about it he explained why the move to nationalize church buildings is so popular right now. priests and nuns and monks are on the streets for the 1st time in their lives this is really a saint to leave them without hoping to make priests and nuns and bishops whatsis in their own churches in their own ministry because now a bureaucrat in the central capsule will decide who it belongs to those people suddenly be told it's not this the politicians are telling them without the benefit of any right whatsoever this is absolutely scandalous and if you go if it succeeds
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here it could it's a very bad lessons the rest of the world in terms of really just freedom this is the heart of europe which so keen about and a use inside the silence we're going what's going on is the bunch of politicians at the top of the police in the ways that they have a right to have taken it home selves to attack their ideological rival which happens to be the the church of that country is what 26 in the morning or a mosque of their city so far from us keep up to speed with any breaking news that might happen of a social media knocking don't call me here in moscow it's kevin i'm saying thank you for watching have a great new year more for a couple of days see you in 2020 then and the best season's greetings if you're still celebrating stand by 2 great show coming up the one the only larry king on air after the break. we're going to fulfill repeated promises apologise to the people i promise you know we've all pots the truth. break free
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from. their birth. now you want to 1st correct that. no. the link i link up by you. the washington consensus led by the united states says the liberal world order must be defended at almost all costs said differently the foreign policy blog demands the post cold war you know polar moment be preserved.
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it would seem. is already iran. same here american used to snare someone's head is the same camera can use to build them a home but that's a human choosing what to do with that that's me expressing my values for the tool and that's what we need to do with artificial intelligence as well. how's donald trump's impeachment drama playing overseas we'll have a provocative one on one with russian studies expert stephen cohen on this edition of. the politics. trump student teacher and drama has dominated politics in the united
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states how is it being received around the world especially in russia stephen cohen is a russian scholar who advised president george h.w. bush on the former soviet union and his top russian studies at princeton and n.y.u. some critics have called him putin's number one american apologist he contends he's a patriot of american national security and his latest book is war with russia from putin and ukraine to trump and russia gate he joins me from new york thankful 1st to call on. all right thank you very how's all this politicking thing this debate this. was was going on in the united states how's it playing in russia. well they may be right they may be wrong it's something to discuss but what we are calling russia gate and i guess now ukraine gate that is these charges against
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trump that he has some nefarious ties to the kremlin in russia itself in the and i'm speaking now the people me larry the people in russia who study the united states there my counterparts russia they study the united states they interpret these charges against trump as being lost because trump ran and he was elected on a program of quote cooperating with russia in fact i recall vividly you and i doing an interview together and we were both struck by trump's promise that he would cooperate with russia at that time i guess it was 216 the cold war was heating up and that was unusual and i took the position with you know i was not a trump person that that was a good thing but in russia today and i follow this daily on the on the television
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and in the newspapers there is this belief among the people who care about american russian relations that all this grief and all these charges.


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