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these really prime minister iterates televisa refusal to reach a peace agreement for the palestinians based on the nine hundred sixty seven borders which the u.s. is pushing for. barack obama comes to the u.k. to pressure london into closer cooperation on security and the war on terror. the georgian opposition readies itself for a fourth day of protests against the president promising to show me how stuff is really the door by wednesday. plus it's back on solid ground for free space travel worsened span a growing six months of his year of gravity aboard the international space station . and in business moscow's opening bell has seen a healthy step towards recovery after yesterday's significant losses join me for
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the full business person and around twenty minutes. which is r.t. going to live from moscow eleven am here marina joshua into the program now we turn to the nine hundred sixty seven borders and that's the latest word from the israeli prime minister in reaction to the u.s. president's peace initiative addressing the powerful pro israel lobby in washington benjamin netanyahu repeated his assertion that such a move will undermine the country's security is declare the nineteen a sixty seven borders indefensible several times after barack obama suggested a peace settlement should be based on these lines after israeli criticism the us president has of assured the jewish state of american support and stressed the new borders will have to accommodate their reality on the ground by hugh. rights lawyer
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says washington's change of rhetoric doesn't bring a peace deal any closer. when he spoke on. his speech basically said that he wants to negotiate from the pre nine hundred sixty seven borders with lance swaps which already assumes that there would be a recognition of the settlements that existed at the settlements wouldn't go anywhere this by equal status under international law but notice that it is apec address he doesn't say anything different he says it will not be the one nine hundred sixty seven borders because of what swaps lance wants means nor return to sixty seven borders but in the surrounding settlements that are illegal around jerusalem will become facts on the ground as israel has once again has tried to make reality with the creation of an addict nation wall when in fact the basic premise in international law firm the one nine hundred forty nine armistice line as the line along which a palestinian state should be gone that said i think that it becomes really irrelevant anyway to discuss this because basically what is at the table with the
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u.s. is offering to the palestinians. by statehood what they're offering offering is a state led where they have some sort of autonomy in two stands very similar to black townships in south africa or reservations here in the united states unable to make a breakthrough with peace talks in the middle east barack obama is continuing his european tour the president's in london on his first state visit to the u.k. were he would stand meetings with both the prime minister and the queen and try to put pressure on david cameron on matters such as the european missile defense shield and again a stand in turn cameron is hoping the president will endorse use kind of virtual spending cuts on his lore and reports now from the british capital president obama will be staying here at buckingham palace as a guest of the queen while he and prime minister david cameron plan to establish closer security ties between britain and the u.s. the idea is to create a joint national secure. strategy forward is
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a unique arrangement in which the u.s. will open up its highly secretive national security council to u.k. officials and it comes at a time when both countries admit they weren't prepared for the uprisings in the middle east and north africa it might not be easy the u.s. still says it's a britain cutting defense spending could harm its cooperation with the u.s. and the two sides have been divided over libya with the u.s. more reticent about its involvement than britain might have liked better also be talking about afghanistan and the u.s. will be trying to persuade the british army not to pull troops out later this year both countries see two thousand and fifteen as the target date for withdrawing troops terrorism will also be on the agenda with the us asking the u.k. to support its tough line on pakistan harboring terrorists and to bob it will be asking cameron to do more to combat british muslim extremism the u.s. will also rest and to reassure russia about the sighting of the missile defense
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shield in poland only knows the so-called special relationship between the u.s. and u.k. is far from over whatever that means for the rest of the world's gramma's reporting there coming up drug dealers in the russian capital are left seem red. this is how some moscow activists are trying to stop the madness threat in the country with waterproofed i. find out why vigilantes are taking these drastic measures and whether it's even legal. thousands of protesters have been rallying for several days now in georgia no we'll go to overthrow president mikhail saakashvili the opposition has vowed to take radical action by wednesday saying that the current regime must go by russia has can down dispersal of demonstrations with tear gas and rubber void saying it violates fundamental human rights opposition parties claim early elections are needed to stop what they are calling
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a criminal. the country to disaster so this really has quote unquote absolutely ruled out any early cold nevertheless the main opposition leader you know we're denies authority that people will continue to protest even if the government uses force. we have played it out this here fighting for. everything angel like him including going to be killed in just these looting got to be credit we've gone to and here lately in a militia the country i know the government is easy to use any kind of life that they will be share they need to believe this was a deal it was them to sit lining their. steel at the same time i know that joy and heal people where it came very seriously a spike of his hand which is coming from the site that maybe every day every media that we are receiving a nation good college to work as a document later is nevertheless given the real history of our people say and i'm sure they would achieve all of that if you can a shift of pace going. to have
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a good idea in a should really be a great event for the gay lections into you know according to political acts we're very in a conference because soccer smilies policies are not popular in georgia and he's already losing support among his allies. this of course of saakashvili has diminished drastically for several reasons well firstly the war was not that much for your ear in spite of the fact that while georgian population i'm not speaking even about georgian elite is not pro russian but the results of the war are not satisfactory for georgia secondly the economic situation in the country is not good because in the beginning of his presidency the support of the west of the european union and the united states was rather big now it has diminished for several reasons again well there was crisis but also the policy of circus really is not wise and it is not that much support in the west so while we may force sees
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that through the the group of he is supporters will diminish and it will diminish drastically in the next well few days it may be just part of the lead just to power but the opposition is growing. still had a sour back on terra firma. recruit from the international space station and landed safely in kazakhstan join us for all the details of mission control in moscow. wealthy british style. sometimes. market why not. why not what's really happening to the global economy
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and paralyse the those who understand fully that you have to live a. real life stories from world need. to nineteen forty five don't. russian authorities are steady up the war on drugs in a country that's for song the speed of progress just isn't fast enough now activists are taking the fight into their own hands but it's landing some of them in trouble with the law however the vigilantes say the ends justify the means and help save lives i just racing off now reports. it said all is fair in love and war and perhaps even more say in the war on drugs drugs that killed two point five million people every year crossed the globe and almost two hundred fifty men women and youngsters every day in russia alone some of fighting their own controversial
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battle against a threat payson as customers they arrange to meet alleged drug dealers and once they have satisfied this suspect is a drug pusher they serve them a black mark and leave them red faced. people have to know their enemies were at work like this people will be free to go out because the next time police may be there. these guys are not alone in russian there and conventional methods of fighting against drugs their colleagues from the drug free city movement have been accused of torturing addicts after they used handcuffs to force them to kick their habit they've also marks drug dealers houses to shame them in the community. it is our uprising against the drug dealers do you think it is better to sit at home and watch how the drug dealers will be killing you we managed to unite our forces and declare war to the drug dealers. sociologists
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a mob just as occurs when people become disillusioned by official afterwards that the public taking the law into its own hands is an unwelcome trend growth and there are a lot of enthusiastic who are striving to eradicate this horrible evil by any means possible when their actions don't comply with the law the law is against them for sure we can eradicate this evil but only by legal methods there are over five million drug users in more than russia this number has almost doubled in the last decade alone past amounts of money being blown on reducing drug demand and treating addicts the statistics are just getting more and more gloomy. this is house the most activist trying to stop the madness threaten the country with waterproof dye they mock dealers they say will have to hide to the public for at least three weeks some a skeptical about their methods others even accuse them of all the goodies but the
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antidrug vigilantes all give their form of justice war for it if it helps save at least one life. out see moscow most of the heroin used by addicts in russia is trafficked from afghanistan pakistan r.c. caught up with islam about anti drug chief to find out what's being done to stand in our cottage straight. people are just happy with one francis awareness campaign because it is the easier part of the thing you have been talking about all over the world in all the conferences if you have heard this menace it is the same thing as said a thief to catch a thief you have the written form of and you pay them and this thing real gold will be hit hard that is what we are doing and the support that comes from the international community has the country's major destined for this drug feeling the heat off and they must do things more in frantically and in in order for ever
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numbers which is not happening or god i am blaming the international community not for doing enough if unities he had been there for about fifty is the question is he has introduced a drug it hasn't in the united states of america did in a while for the last the more so minute via the so much of forces has a duty to do through drugs production that it has not. worked in pakistan alone go on this ok. and you can watch the full interview with the head of pakistan's anti-drug force in just over an hour's time here on our two. the libyan capital has awoken to the heaviest nato shelling there since the beginning of it a national campaign tripoli reports three people were killed dozens injured during twenty minutes of strikes i mean target appears to be one market off these compounds nato aircraft have been firing on tripoli almost every night in attempts
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to destroy the military arsenal of the libyan leader the latest attack comes as france and u.k. announced the decision to deploy helicopters to escalate their strike power. syria has hit back with sanctions imposed on president bashar asad by the european union saying it will harm the syrian people european ministers have frozen assets assets and banned him from entering the e.u. sanctions were in response to the violent crackdown on anti-government protests in syria human rights activists say over eight hundred people have been killed and thousands of arrests since the uprising began in march the same time the same meeting rather of the e.u. also tightened measures advance to rheims of pressure to abandon its nuclear program while the u.s. is also imposed sanctions on the syrian president calling on him to leave the transition to democracy however middle east expert parsi believes it won't go as far as a u.n. resolution similar to that imposed on. syria is
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a much more complicated case because there are some other more important political actors in the region involved so i think a u.n. resolution is much further down the line if at all obviously i mean we have first israel we have lebanon we have your own involved and it's also a question of who the people that might take over there is the internal dynamics of having a religious minority in a sense being in control of the state in this case the other whites under president bush. and what will happen to them if there is a sudden swing in any other direction basically the you can see that there is a certain inherent logic to sanctioning countries and that is that actually starts to include in a way to reward. remove sanctions or you basically continue trying to up the ante by by a ratcheting up of pressure and in the case that you're wrong we are just continuing to play no part regardless of what's happening in syria the latest sanctions but if you're the ones that deal with iran's economy that is cutting it off from the
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financial system if you will that the world is having an effect on the iranian society and the economy at large but they were put in place primarily in order to affect iran's ability to acquire the nuclear capability that might end up with a nuclear weapon and on that particular aspect i think they haven't had that much of an effect yet. now let's take a look at some other stories from around the world a roadside bombs exploded in southern afghanistan killing ten people in one hundred twenty eight the explosion took place some kind of heart province during the morning rush hour as local laborers were having to work there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast and it's the latest in a series of attacks in the country at least a dozen people have been killed in the past week alone. the ash cloud from the erupting icelandic volcano is causing further disruption to air travel some flights remain grounded in scotland while a threat hangs over services in ireland and england it's all saturdays or option of iceland's most active volcano the largest in one hundred years the ash in the
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atmosphere affects visibility and clogged engines making it too dangerous to fly fears remain there will be a repeat of last year's travel chaos when a difference icelandic eruption closed much of europe's airspace for a time. one of the deadliest tornadoes ever recorded in the united states has now claimed at least one hundred sixteen lives and left more than four hundred injured the storm tore through the city of joplin in missouri flattening homes crushing cars and tumbling trees the city's hospitals suffered a direct hit falling for the authorities warn of the death toll could climb as search and rescue workers continue their efforts meanwhile forecasters predict more severe weather for the region. the operator of japan's troubled nuclear power plants confirm two more reactors have experienced a partial fuel meltdown of the site had previously been thought only the number one reactor had suffered such
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a fate plans cooling systems were knocked out by march's devastating earthquake and tsunami the official death toll from the disaster currently stands at some fourteen thousand people. the crew of the international space station has just been reduced to three and that's because three other intrepid travelers have now returned safely to earth and american and italian and a russian cosmonaut received a warm welcome as are reports. crew of the i assess that have spent six months there have safely landed in the step in kazakhstan as we've been watching on the screens here in mission control and must go the craft the module that they came back in departed from the i s s a few hours before it came to land then it started its descent reentered the earth's atmosphere came in over the caspian sea then opened its parachute and eventually landed safely in the step in kazakhstan and teams of helicopters and planes were ready to receive the crew and to make sure they were all ok after their descent it's the end of the twenty seventh expedition
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on the i assess this crew been up there for six months and while they've been up there as well as conducting a lot of experiments both on themselves to see how they've responded to the environment of space and also many technical experiments and receiving space vehicles up there they've also seen in some rather interesting anniversaries the spent the new year up there they saw that nautical times because of the time differences here on earth and they also saw in fifty years since you're a good guy and was the first man in space and they recorded a special video message to thank all of those involved and to mark that very special anniversary and they received the last ever u.s. endeavor space shuttle on its mission up there it brought some equipment up to the i assess and then they waved goodbye to that for the last time they've been up there for six months they're now back down safe on earth and all the people down there who have just received them in the step in kazakhstan will be trying to make
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sure that they receive a proper welcome back on earth. some are reporting they are now check out more of the stories we're covering at our website r.t.e. dot com such as tensions between athens and the e.u. grow over against as lack of long lead at a phenomenon the forms of last growing weary of being weighed down by the country's future national deficit. wildfires in russia have wiped out twice as much force this year's compared to last people are bracing themselves for another potentially choking summer am. or some italian celebrity photographer francesca card seniority adorning the streets of moscow until the middle of july of antarctica to watch from the interview with the artist. don now for a business update with katrina in just
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a few moments. alone a warm welcome to on today's business the internet economy in russia could more than double in the next four years boston consulting group says it will grow from the current one point six percent to three point seven percent of g.d.p. but the group's latest have a tank that says there are still a number of factors limiting development. the good news is one point six percent correct goes for the oil and gas component which is very substantial russia and u.k. for good is you become two percent two percent more or less with the. reasons being
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after they would go prevent this number from being higher than the law of proportion called you commerce and what prevents any promise from developing is actually not the internet itself but actually the physical part of the problem of e-commerce with people don't trust the payments so the payment system we can pay with credit cards so in a way russia still has work to go and russian infrastructure purely the repression of structure but also physical infrastructure let's take a look at the markets now oriel futures are still fluctuating but paid some of their previous losses helped by china's energy demand though again in the u.s. dollar is still limiting the rebound asian markets now the nikkei closed in the black with the hang same to positive at the moment as concerns continue the europe's debt crisis may spread to larger economies however sony corp is up two point eight percent despite
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a pre earning statement of piston net loss of two hundred sixty beginning in two thousand and ten. here in moscow the r.t.s. has a raised previous losses in early trading heads around point eight percent at the moment and the my sectors i think are the hot at the same time. let's take a look at some individual share moves on the my six energy majors are among the main game is supported by stronger commodity prices more than a percent of the south banking stocks are also on the rise as sperber goes with sperm bank around one percent in the black. russian stocks are seeing their value drop over ten percent since the beginning of the year michael started out pretty i believe negative investor sentiment will continue in the short. given the fourteen percent month to date decline in the my sex we're somewhat cautious on where we go in the near term especially given the commodity price environment which me trigger
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additional outflows from my russia dedicated funds are that said with a medium and longer term view we're quite constructive in russian stocks are trading at just seven times forward earnings in them normally wide a forty percent discount to emerging markets i think going forward investors are going to pay close attention to external developments in this coming week investors will look at the german business climate data in addition to the usual suspects it's jobless claims and u.s. people also pay attention to housing data out of the u.s. on the corporate front in russia investors will be looking at wednesday when dixie will release its first quarter numbers in addition on thursday lukoil m.t.s. and x five also released their first quarter numbers. russia could cut its budget deficit by more than half this year finance minister alexei kudrin says that record oil prices will also help boost investment and pay off debts incurred during a crisis. if can lead were using actual revenues to cut the budget deficit so
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that's why this year we're planning to decrease the deficit from three point six percent don't have one one point four percent this is possible if all is trading over one hundred five dollars per barrel plus extra oil revenue will also be used for investment. that brings you up to date in the business for this hour we'll have more for you in just an hour's time stay with us the headlines next. the books. on the.
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