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to. look into the future of. science and research. this is the daily news lawyer from berlin and brushes off position takes off a day nationwide. and authorities in law school are preparing for the protests this after of raising the offices of kremlin critic alex and following the earlier this morning also coming up. another day of heavy fighting in syria is offering region turkey claims a diplomatic success in it so friends of against the u.s.
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back to kurdish militia. thank you for joining us police in moscow have forced their way into the office of all physicians had spoken kremlin critic alexei involving a spokesperson for the opposition said that the police were using the ruse of a bomb threat to question members of the opposition and this comes on a day that the opposition has announced russia wide protests in over one hundred cities in support of a boy cost of presidential elections in march which has called a farce. the fall in the south won't be allowed to actually run but he was a band previous fraud conviction which he says was trumped up and he has turned all
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his campaign offices into what he called protest offices we caught up with one of his volunteers and patients by work now. first of all we're going to cross over to law school and standing by there is an unfair when for the latest on the story and the russian police have entered the valleys office ahead of a protest this morning where is life in a valley right now. that's a good question we didn't know for a long time and then the staff in moscow the only thing we knew is that the staff in moscow this year who were running a live broadcast of the protests says that he's not he was not in their office and now recently he actually came on air in their live broadcast and he said that he was i don't address in moscow which is the official address where the air pollution is registered registered so obviously a bit of a stunt there. since the valley is is kind of mounting this is as it were
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this threat on the streets of russia to bloody near future and now we don't know what will happen to no violence now that he's revealed where he is he has been arrested three times in the last year so we'll have to wait and see what happens there. in the civic country demonstrations have already started how they gone so far. you know there have been thirty in a handful of cities some of them have been peaceful. but there is information from one monitoring of monitoring organization that there has already been twenty seven arrests most of them in the cities of came in and so on. where earlier on i saw a live feed of the protests people were chanting russia will be free apparently some of them has now been arrested and the head of the protests there were already
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searches in office in the valleys offices across the country knows i need. staff to themselves say that seventy eight out of their eighty four offices across the country were searching when suddenly people here his supporters are still coming out onto the streets they're defiant and actually i caught up with one of his volunteers in st petersburg who also seemed to think that it was worth the risk elect let's take a look at the at my meeting with her. hopes her message sticks she's hanging up fliers in st petersburg's courtyards calling for people to boycott the upcoming presidential elections and i came to st petersburg from siberia for one of these protests in october for now she's decided to stay and is volunteering for the politicians campaign every day eighteen the upcoming elections would be her
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first but she won't be casting a ballot. let's say you want to eat something but there are only empty plates on the table and only one with food so if they take that one away i'm not going to go chew on the empty plates. isn't taking part in the elections i'm not going to do. in december he was banned from taking part in the presidential race the electoral commission cited his previous conviction which the anti corruption activist says was politically motivated in the first place president vladimir putin has also made his position on the politician clear he usually refers to me in vague descriptions and refuses to name his name in public reactions to mentioning his name on the street are mixed i mean. because russian state television hardly talks about it and even the president never mentions him. and i would guess that
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a lot of people don't even know who he is. mourning over the news the western puppet policies of it nationalistic. one but that's a close these trying to create chaos he's trying to bring russia of course and i don't like it. meanwhile at the st petersburg office and the other volunteers and staff are steering their own course they are planning for the upcoming protests discussing how to deal with possible arrests herself was briefly detained at a recent demonstration but she's decided the cause is worth the risk. i want to show that there is a civil society in russia or some people who are prepared to take to the streets and express their views and that doing that isn't anything to be ashamed of lucas on school says something important villages to. people in the stimulus money. during the upcoming vote putting our hopes to work as an election monitor and
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she'll continue to fly nobody needs fly. and of course pauline is not alone more people are expecting to fly novell names flag in moscow and st petersburg shortly as well emily what can we expect from the protests in the bigger things he said. well it's really hard to know at this point those protests were not authorized by the these city also already provided an alternative place for nobody supporters to gather but nobody said that they were much too far out of the city and indeed they really were far outside of the city so his supporters will be gathering in the center of both moscow and st petersburg and i'm in moscow on the street where these protesters are set to gather in well in an hour about an hour and there is a huge police presence here already there are a lot of police vans i see about twenty police standing standing by here those
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police vans so it's it's it's hard to know because the last protest here in moscow did actually go ahead without. without arrests it did go ahead peacefully but these intimidation. these searches ahead of the protests and also the huge police presence here don't look good and many chairman thank you very much for bringing us up to date. in the capital. african heads of states are gathering for the annual african union full mess in forming the african union will dominate the two day meeting headed by rwandan president paul galway who is taking over as the union's chairman african leaders are also expected to make a joint statement condemning u.s. president donald trump's reports at center on the states of their nations.
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turkey says it has assurances from washington that the u.s. will no longer arm the kurdish y p g militia in syria has also reiterated demands that the us pull troops i said the key northern syrian town. turkish and wiping forces clashed again on saturday as i pushed ahead with the ministry operation aimed at clearing the kurdish militia from the turkish border area. say saturday's fighting concentrated in the northwest of the african region in this video could these fighters target took a small arms fire activists say turkey is making slow progress on the ground. president richard sipe added one rather just supporters just over a week into the campaign he claims turkey has inflicted heavy casualties on its enemies. three hundred ninety four terrorists have been
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neutralized. and we have twenty motss from the free syrian army and our military. with. the figures are disputed and cannot be verified independently turkey took journalists close to the front line in syria on saturday he approached militia watch over territory they've controlled for the past two years overlooked by white p.g. positions on a nearby hill. turkish artillery continues to show why puji forces with support from the turkish air force more and more turkish tanks are heading into the region as the offensive enters its second week he looks set for the long haul. the kurdistan strangers had hoped their protests would draw attention to the human cost of turkey's military operation in northern syria many of them have friends and family there and say they fear for their lives. they came from across germany
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united against a turkish military offensive in the kurdish held enclave of afrin. and this is. her family or from the affected area that civilians are being killed the murder and hatred have to stop it's not rice. turkish troops syrian fighters have led a week long offensive in raging german kurds the use of tongues made in germany has added to their anger. and that's why it's so awful to know that my own government is providing weapons that are being used against my people. to go to stern was born in germany it's her home but her thoughts are very much with her family and our friend her friends and relatives have been following every development on the news. communication with them has been difficult. there's no
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connection directly to melbourne on the dollar so much with guns not just rice on the border we can see into turkey. the troops also have other weapons it's not only . they've been shot at i can hardly leave their heads there's a scared for their life. searching on flag for in two years ago with his father and two sisters his mother was too ill to join them she stayed behind with his two younger siblings an obligation with german immigration authorities for the family to be reunited was denied a few days ago the family's home when i was bombed. our own two in the morning from turkey landed in our bedroom. one of. my brother was asleep and my sister was playing on her mobile phone. our mother was also asleep. brother was killed instantly his sister
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lost both her legs and remains in intensive care along with her mother who was seriously injured so. at first i couldn't believe my brother had been killed. he was seventeen years old and just a civilian he. wasn't a fighter. he was just a regular person. the families are still in shock. so i spend a lot of time looking at photos and videos loaded by their neighbors in syria. i live here but i want to be able to visit my family i want to see them alive. for many years before the war started in syria she spends her holidays helping with the all of harvest those days are
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a distant memory now the chances of being peaceful years home with her family once again appear almost impossible. if some of the of the stories making news around the world. president. must be pretty. much the. government supporters. say that the death toll. could rise at least a hundred and three people were killed more than two hundred were. condition. sponsibility for the attack. in the u.s. steve wynn has resigned as. the republican national committee came just a day after the. subject of women who worked for him. sexual assaults.
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