nobody has been held accountable for the torture that happened in the past in the moral authority. the made america leader sacrifice the sham of effective interrogation. ah, personal views that can cost you your job. a german navy, admiral depth, down after he spun the diplomatic ground by publicly sang card beer is now on with me while a useful meeting with a candidate exchange of opinions at a critical moment. that's how the russian u. s. foreign policy chiefs described round to the talks in geneva this past week, which came a mid rising tension of youth crane and nato expansion. we recently notified congress of our intent to deliver and 17 helicopters. after the latest round of de escalation towards the u. s. join are the nato member states in ramping up supplies of weapons to care. that tells russia to pull back its own troops on its own soil.
and a fight of fact checking russia lashes out it. u. s. officials under media for pushing fresh and proven claims against moscow. publish right ahead of those racial security discussions with both it's enough to scroll through a couple of random pages to be sure, none of the provisions stand up to any critical analysis. in many cases, it is simply align with either thanks for joining me this sunday afternoon. you're watching the weekly or not. now it looks like showing even the slightest support for russia could cost you dearly in the current political climate. because a german navy chief has had to resign after saying the crimea is parts of russia and that the west should stop demonizing vladimir putin, his words sponsor major diplomatic backlash with more, his aunty speed to all of vice admiral k. r. him shown by caused big shocks on
saturday evening, as he stood down from his role as chief of the german navy. it follows comments that he made about the russian president vladimir burton and the ongoing tensions between russia, ukraine and nato. following this fall out from what he said and everything revolving around it, he felt his position had become untenable. i have just asked the federal minister of defense to release me from my duties as inspector of the navy with immediate effect. the thoughtless comments i made in a neon security and military policy are increasingly weighing on my office in order to prevent further damage to the german navy. i consider this a necessary step. the federal minister has accepted my request when it all relates the comments that shone back made while he was in india speaking to a defense think tank. he was speaking about crimea, which he said would remain part of russia also about the russian president.
vladimir burton, who he said only wants respect and probably deserves respect, is falling pressure because he can do it is easy to give him the respect he needs and also his us economy. appearance was not a camera. this is the fact once the video became public, there was outcry from sections of society saying they're shown by how to go more than an embarrassment what the german maybe commander says here on the label. utterly unacceptable, there must be consequences. but this is not the position of german foreign office vice admiral playing down the russian sabre rattling. this is a shocking statement. this crimea was annexed by russia. it almost sounds like god, blush for putting fire hen and navy chief must not play his own foreign policy. game in a crisis. clearly vice admiral shaunberger thought he was off the record, but he was also fundamentally wrong on prospects of appeasing russia. ukraine is
also not happy with what has gone on. in fact, the foreign ministry in kiev is calling on germany to officially distance themselves from their fall, that navy chief and what he taught to say they saying that these comments went on to undermine the sovereignty of ukraine. the foreign minister there calling them on acceptable. but this is just the latest issue that we've seen very recently between berlin just last week. there were problems over the fact that berlin doesn't want to send weapons into ukraine. also, germany has blocked the sale of stoney and weapons that were german made to ukraine . this su concerning the now former navy chief just the latest and was becoming a growing number of problems. foremost in foreign minister count, can i still surprised by the scandal surrounding the now former german navy chief?
it's a picket. there is some to know what the ability of to, to, to pronounce opinions rather than of opinions. i don't hear that before the mistakes to install as it is pronounced by the german media by the international media bar and large. i mean, where is the crime scene to turn that into something like breaking international use that to turn it into a headline in days like so, we're really, everybody. i would say i should have other priorities. simply every flexion of very cumbersome situation. in the weeks, the diplomats of russia and america held a 2nd drowned obscurity talks in switzerland. washington is now promised to provide musket with a written response to the prominence concerns next week. here are some of the key points of the talks. ah,
daniel, i did not hear any reasoning justifying the american position on the russia ukraine border. only concerns, concerns, concerns with russian officials have never threatened ukrainians as a nation. not even once. president zalinski, who has been under the wing of our western colleagues who patronize encouraging any sorts of action publicly said that if any ukraine citizen regards himself as russian, he should get out of ukraine. who is the one making threats. and what can these threats possibly lead to? that is the big question is we will not go back on the fundamental principles that we have par, and that we are committed to defend. and one of those is a narrows opened, or russia has
a mashed, very significant forces and you can't order and continues to do so. 100000 troops. most recently, including forces deployed to billers. russia has addressed every concern which has been voiced, they admit that it's our own territory. still say that there are too many troops, and then immediately in the same sense. and they say that whatever americans are doing with their own shoes in europe, where he's not of our business, we do not claim any spheres of influence. but what nato is doing in regards to ukraine is clearly showing that the alliance sees it as a sphere of its own influence. it reflects the mentality of the west and community . fully confident in its exceptionalism. they can do anything and the rest of us only with their permission in another way, the vac, his ations against russia. the british foreign office claims to have gathered
evidence of a plot to install the pro moscow government in key f. something russia slam does nonsense. the misinformation spread by the british foreign office is more evidence that it is the nicer countries lead by the anglo saxons, thus escalating tensions around ukraine. we call on the british foreign office to stop provocative activities. stop spreading nonsense and concentrate on studying the history of the taut or mongol yoke. and while there is no evidence published sort of support that claim, britton's already called for d escalation. london says one of the potential candidates is form ukraine, m p. if get him or i have something that's use of even taken him by surprise, since he's been banned from russia since 2018. and it's not only the u. k, which must go belize is bogged down in circle fake news, just hours ahead of this week security talks, the estate department outlined what it cited as examples of russian dis, information and report that presents its opinions as solid facts must foreign minister was critical of both the content and the time it's room where you can go
to rosalie. both of these documents, which the u. s. state department has of course prepare deliberately for today's meeting. a simply impossible to read. it's enough to scroll through a couple of random pages to be sure, none of the provisions stand up to any critical analysis. in many cases, it is simply a lie. a response rush has thrown up his own fact checking lest and accused washington of a toxic campaign against russia. anti corresponding rank as the of reports. you may have seen this list. oh, fantastic exposure. they have russian fiction. that's a good read, bold print and a world painted in black and white. simplified, pre digested and regurgitated russians. bad moroccans, good leader does not encircle russia. nato enlargement is not directed against russia. over the last 20 years old nato coalition potential has been a mass on its eastern flank. the lances expansion towards russian borders is
accompanied by the creation earned modernization of military infrastructure. russia has 16 neighbors in the ninety's. only one of those was a nato state. that it became to poland, joined, then it became 5 with ukraine and ga, potentially joining. that would be 7 with all the perks that carries like us bases and troops. pray tell how is that not the dictionary definition of encirclement? russia is use a statement from high level officials as well as this information and propaganda outlets to intentionally spread outright falsehoods, to attempt to create a pretext for military action. we all know how the u. s. uses differ information to create a pretext for invading independence states. the irony seems lost entirely on the us state department,
we still remember colon pow right sadam. hussein has not. verifiably accounted for even one teaspoonful of this deadly material. the chief of the state department where then of all around 2 decades ago, lying to the world about saddam's weapons of mass destruction. and setting the stage for the invasion of iraq, which killed an estimated half a 1000000 people. because i don't believe that russia has come close to that level of misinformation. there are no credible reports of any ethnic russians or russian speakers been under threats from the ukrainian government violations of the right self. the multi 1000000 russian speaking population in ukraine have reached an enormous level. the government dobs a discriminatory laws on language education and so called indigenous peoples driving the russian language. out of all the spheres of life,
ukraine is not that democratic paradise that washington portrays it to be and is one of the most corrupt countries in the world. say various reports, a country where the leaders of the 2 biggest opposition parties are right now being prosecuted and persecuted, a say to keep them out of power. a country where opposition media has been forced to shut down one after the other or attacked without any sort of international reaction. ethnic russians are no longer recognized as native residents. the russian language, the native language of a 3rd of the ukrainian population. as now forbidden and schools and governments in coffee shops in supermarkets. yes, russians in ukraine are very much the de finish it of persecuted
later, never promised not to admit new members. on the 9th of february 1990 u. s. secretary of state, james baker said, during the meeting with the soviet foreign minister, edward shivered. not say about the ironclad guarantees that nato jurisdictions and mil for units won't move an inch eastwood. it's a sorry world where, where russians know what the state department said better than the state department . the shame, the director of the cia robert gates famously warned against the expansion of nato because and i quote, gorbachev's and others were led to believe that that wouldn't happen. west german foreign minister, hantz d 3 again, ship and i quote, this is to a large crowd. nato should rule out any expansion of its territory towards the east moving it closer to the soviet borders. i have much more just not enough time, but it is remarkable how a document that sets out to fight russian this information bays and basks in so
many lies of its own. leven ortiz become a target of accusations from washington. the estate department insisting of tea and felonies on the sputnik is diff, this information to advance versus foreign policy. russia's dis, information and propaganda ecosystem. the u. s. state department has something to say in their brand new reports that stop for a moment and enjoy top people did devote their time and passion after all. heroes, 3 favorite parts, artie and sputnik frequently give favorable coverage to organizations such as we can leeks that have received information from hackers. working for russian intelligence services. seems that people in the state department or on number one, firms reading and watching only r t and sputnik otherwise. how can this be explained? a blow for julian assange and for press freedom. julian,
a sans he infuriated washington. now he is facing life in prison. julian assange indictment failed to mention wikileaks video, that exposed us war crimes in the rob. there are several indicators that show r. t and sputnik. i'm not analogous to journalistically independent media outlets such as b, b, c, and voice of america. first, artie and sputnik lac, b b, c, and voice of america's transparent organizational and financial structures. we never lie about our budget. however, the u. s. agency for global media u. s a g m does. well, i don't know exactly what they invest in r t and, and sputnik and in other russian media. but i know that is more than what the united states government invest. of course are media and russian is 10 times a 100 to think it's around 10 x factor. absolutely less follows of dollars. in 2019 usa gym allocated $808000000.00 to his networks. while in 2019 artist budget was
almost 316000000, combining it with the budget of rossi. as he was near, it was only 430000000. or here we have to agree with people in the state department ortiz. definitely not the same in likely attempt to damage the reputations of may done revolution activists. the ukrainian leadership and the ukrainian forces in the eyes of both ukraine's allies and the russian population. the criminal pushed the narrative. the new an autism was rampant in ukraine prior to you during and after the annexation of crimea. why isn't anyone questioning this narrative, brutal attacks on roma people, l g, b, t, people, and rights activists have been on the rise in recent months in ukraine. the government has taken little action in response, which cannot but embolden and encourage the attackers message to the us state
department question more or speaking about the last of the points mentioned in that clip. the state department is accused russian meter patrol ukraine as a nazi state. one of the articles presented as evidence of that was written for our tea bipolar roberts. the problem here is not that the government is a fascist john to the is clearly an enormous exaggeration. despite restrictions on the use of the russian language, in the recent repression of some anti government meter personalities, ukraine remains rose, be free and open society. it's not remotely fascist. an article i wrote in which i actually say that the idea about ukrainian government is fascist, is an enormous exaggeration. and that ukraine is not remotely fascist. specifically what i say in the article, and yet this article is linked to in the state department report as evidence r t is spreading the false narrative that ukraine is
a fascist state or is the article in fact as the lead direct opposite. and then there's more similar sort of statements on the next page about something else. the story about a boy who was killed in a rebel occupied don't bass, and the russian press reported that he'd been killed by ukrainian drone. the state department report says that the o s. c. investigated and stated that the boy was not killed by a drug and event provides a link to the o. s c e report. but when you go to and you can read what the o s c said, this does not say that the boy was not killed by a drug. it's simply states that the boy was killed by shrapnel and blast injuries. so the statement in the state department report that you see said that is entirely untrue. meanwhile, is the united states schools for russia to pull back its troops on the ukrainian border. the 1st shipment of washington,
$200000000.00 military aid package arrived in care of on saturday. i would know that the united states has delivered more security assistance to cran last year than any point in history. and these deliveries are ongoing, including today there's more deliveries coming. we recently notified congress of our 10 to deliver and 17 helicopters, other nato members, estonia, latvia, lithuania, also pledged and more lethal weapon read to strengthen ukraine's ability to defend itself. in the case of a russian invasion, russia of course, denies the allegations about planning any kind of military offensive. germany does not support sending weapons, few crime, saying that it will not help defuse the crisis. but caves the keys, berlin of undermining the unity between now to allies and of encouraging putins invasion. germany claims arms exports will only push tensions higher. the federal government has had a clear stance regarding arms exports. in recent years. we have not supported the export of lethal weapons from germany in my local authorities in the self
proclaimed and yet for public fly around 120000 ukraine soldiers have gathered on the border civilians and the water and region been living in fear more than 7 years now, and it seems like it might be even greater risk due to the escalate intention from the us marine corps intelligence officer. scott richard believes washington's alms exposed to ukraine a counterproductive and that they undermine the american position. if you don't said leave a weapons in the united states, that opens up joe biden to criticism from congress at a time when he needs congressional support for domestic programs. so what we're seeing here is the consequences of allowing your foreign policy, your national security policy, be hijacked by domestic little. the fact that tony blinking is meeting with the lab, rob to discuss a diplomatic off ramp for the current crisis. at the same time, the united states is green lighting of the delivery of weapons for the sole purpose of killing russians, because you don't have deterrence unless you have
a real capability, it's totally counterproductive and it undermines the american position when they say, you know, we won't allow nato to join for years. you don't need to worry about it. what's the difference between a ukraine that's a member of nato receiving western military aid and ukraine, who's not a member of nato receiving western military from the russia perspective, there is no difference. the wealth of the world's richest people, double steering the pandemic, while the poor of suffered increased death rates and poverty due to a lack of treatment and vaccines. those are the findings of report compiled by oaks from cold inequality, kills maturity claims policy choices by governments. the skewed in favor of the rich to well said, the wells at 10 rich's men has doubled. since the pandemic began the incomes of 99 percent of humanity a worse off because of coven 19. this is not by chance, but choice. economic violence is perpetrated when structural policy choices are
made for the richest and most powerful people. this causes direct harm to us, all the fan they make has really exposed inequalities and fuel them. so oxide has been tracking billionaire wealth for some time, and of course the forbes list shows that it has been growing over the last 40 years . but over the last 2 years it's been really exponential. so we call it a billionaire bonanza. and at the other end of the spectrum, of course, for 99 percent of humanity. it's been a very, very difficult time. and most people are worse off as a result of the pandemic. of course, more than a 160000000 people have fallen into poverty during this time. and it's in a moment when you can see the difference is really showing very, very starkly can't cause success. when there is such disparity, that at one end of the spectrum, you have people who have more wealth than they can spend in several lifetimes. and
at the other, we have people struggling to pay their next health bill or, or not knowing where their next meal is. coming from having such a level of, of disparity affects everyone, even the wealthiest because you know, and it's a sign of an unhealthy state of affairs, of a unhealthy society that needs addressing. well, according to oxfam, the pandemic pushed more than 160000000 people into poverty. while an estimate is 17000000 of died from corona virus and around 6000000 more of also lost their lives due to a lack of health care in poor countries. in the meantime, the top 10 people on the forbes which lists including well known public figures like yellow musk, jeff bay's awesome bill gates have 6 times more money than the poor is $3000000000.00 people combined. while they doubled the wealth, the incomes of the 19 of 99 percent of the wills population got worse. spun demick started a new 1000000000, has been created roughly every day or some believes a key reason for such inequality is vaccine supplies. one of those key drivers for
an equality has been a vaccine access to vaccines, though the difference between rich and poor countries has grown the inequality. so, and the poorest countries in africa, in general, only 10 percent of the population has had his 1st course of vaccination america. and its economic power and several other countries in the world can help reverse that. from unlocking that in from the calculations that, that we have made, it would be possible, for example, to vaccinate the whole world to heave and health care for all the universal health care. and there ways and ok. and others have campaigned for lifting those intellectual property rights. that in fact, mean that pharmaceutical have a monopoly over over the vaccines that are not readily available or produced as, as, as, as they could all over the world with the only con variance of cove it taking cold
worldwide countries such as denmark of started to administrate for vaccine spokesperson for the world health organization, talk to through latest developments and what lies ad well, what we see leaks is, is the increase in number of concessions around the world. and as we see on current becoming a dominant variance, we have seen in one week 50000000 newly fashion, which is the absolute direct versus the beginning of the decrease from the previous sleep. so the sheer number of infections will bring more people to even know may prove less your disease then don't previous variance, but these numbers are low. we will need more pressure on how system. so it is very dangerous situations. the country are trying to find the best way to,
to reduce the risk of transmission. we know what needs to be done. so we hope that people will not be in a box and they will be max and they can become effective mostly those who have not have their primary series of like sees the countries are basically looking into how that we can completely understand the government is trying to find the ways to balance the public health side of the story and public health benefits . and yet it's not socially issues. so you need to do that. however, we are trying to see why me is having any different periods or shutting of the virus period than previous study. if we need some time, that's what i mean. we are still being offered 10 days. the isolation,
fortune to my case is 2 weeks current time woke up and now these 2 weeks current, kennedy tucked down a bit appropriate wendy masha, this is still probably under the guest who says boosters may come for extra benefit and we are looking to date now and this is very much possible that for one who would help to prevent a desk is ation. the biggest benefit is the primary donors of c. and you want to make sure everyone is schooling that these primary workstation is being available to everyone around the world. that wraps it up. that was your world news update. thanks so much for your company to stay with us here on the internet.
what happened? i make no sense, you know borderline, to tease and you guys as a merge, we don't have authority. we don't of, of, i've seen the whole world needs to be ready. people are judgment. 2 common crisis with we can do better, we should be doing better. everyone is contributing each in their own way. but we also know that this crisis will not go on forever. the challenge is great, the response has been matched. so many good people are helping us. it makes us feel very proud that we are in it together with
so what we've got to do is identify the threats that we have. it's crazy confrontation, let it be an arms race move is on often very dramatic development. only personally, i'm going to resist. i don't see how that strategy will be successful, very political time, time to sit down and talk more when i was showing wrong. when i just don't, i mean you will have to figure out the same because the advocate and engagement, it was the trail. when so many find themselves worlds apart, we choose to look for common ground.
with both if anybody's been trapped in an elevator, 20 minutes can be pretty long time right and the load trapped in an elevator for 20 minutes. not knowing what's gonna happen, not knowing where you are the suits of sensory deprivation. i think that if your life are 20 visit about an hour, not the only are the intercom is nothing i was trying to get you out because keeping you in is your communication ah, that's existence who ah. ready