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on r t tonight moscow warns that the lessons of the libyan stalemate mean it's against a u.n. resolution on syria which is being heavily pushed right now by the u.k. and from. russia's envoy to libya says it's clear posted duffy's government and opposition seek talking not fighting as the only way to end the country's civil war . and britain's growing atomic appetite needs experts to worry over a possible nuclear nightmare in which terrorist target the country's energy facility. also in our business bulletin twenty minutes time for oil is up more than two dollars per barrel as opec believes production process has
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a. very good evening from r.t. it's nine pm in moscow this wednesday night my name's kevin and first for you france and britain are planning to put forward a draft resolution to the u.n. security council later wednesday condemning the syria's government crackdown on demonstrations the u.k.'s prime minister announced the move in response to months of violence unrest against president assad's rule well our correspondent report now is across all this in new york for us. can you break down for us what's actually going to be happening there the security council tonight the. chair kevin will what is expected to happen is that there will be closed door consultations and all fifteen members of the security council will look over at this draft resolution that will be presented by france and britain. in this draft resolution there will
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be a condemnation reportedly condemnation against syria the draft also calls for accountability over the ongoing violence the draft also calls for humanitarian aid to the allowed into syria to help any of those people that have been injured in the ongoing unrest and according to what's been reported this draft presented by by two european countries urges other countries not to supply weapons to damascus in the meantime the u.s. and its western allies is also putting together another draft resolution that reportedly calls for serious concern or expresses serious concern over syria's lack of cooperation with inspectors from the international atomic energy agency so this one two punch of course is coming following months of unrest that have been taking place in syria some human rights organizations say that more than one
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thousand people people have been injured but experts however say that what is taking place in syria is a civil conflict that required that does not require and prohibits actually any kind of international involvement. the chances of the resolution of the. russia or china or of the opposition to. there's no chance without russia and china coming on board there's no chance of any resolution being passed and security council russia and china are both veto wielding members and as you mentioned they they have expressed several times that they would not support any kind of resolution or harsh statements against syria this of course following what is taking place with libya russia has expressed the fact that some countries western countries european and the u.s. have extended beyond measures that were put out in the resolution. against libya
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that allowed for a no fly zone. according to the russian foreign minister sergei lavrov he says that more diplomatic measures should be used with respect to syria because the last thing the international community needs is to slide into another conflict. this is when it comes to the proposal to consider syria in a similar way as was applied to the libyan situation in which the security council and international community have already become bogged down we believe that the should be able from solving problems politically and not to create conditions for a new armed conflict we should support a process of national reconciliation on accord and constructive peacekeeping rules for neighboring states don't try to pass more and more as illusions which will in fact mean siding with one of the parties in an internal political conflict. meanwhile the british prime minister david cameron has said that any country that veto is against or does not vote for this resolution that is being proposed against
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syria it will be their crotches so obviously poignant statements trying to put countries in the quarter. to quarter support whether or not that will get support or provoke countries from supporting. remains to be seen and of course we'll stay on top of the story and keep our viewers oppressed of what happened absolutely report not only your thanks so much we got more perspective now to get more thoughts on this resolution and also the syrian situation let's bring the conversation to mimi to talk to a bit more of this he's the director of the institute of islamic political thought is in london tonight. to be a very good evening to phone to be with us so the france and britain are pushing for this u.n. resolution to condemn the syrian government's crackdown on protesters is not exactly early intervention in libya started. well this really poses a real dilemma because i mean verbal condemnation will not help the syrian people
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much while at the same time effective intervention in syria would not be a positive sign because we've seen this happen in libya and the quagmire that libya has turned into. and out without doubt the syrian people need to rid themselves of redeem that has persecuted them for many years but i don't think that foreign intervention is going to help resolve the problem for the syrian people let's talk about this resolution is being put forward it doesn't include is it any sanctions or military action do you think people are opposing this or trying to get a mild resolution passed russia or in china disapprove only to overstep it later as we saw in libya. who well it seems to be designed or formulated. it is merely an expression of concern so that people will not
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blame the major powers in the world that you are not saying something about what's going on in syria but it does not amount to. a practical measure whether we consider it to be positive or negative in order to show actual concern so i really don't know what purpose this serves apart from the from. expressing an apology for not being able to do much well as western leaders are calling for this resolution against syria another interesting news lines come out the un atomic watchdog has also launched an investigation into whether a syrian priscilla's he destroyed back in two thousand and seven by israel was a nuclear site but we all recall that story we just heard about it from a reporter then he will be suspicious of the timing of this. well it's all my really because if i may and i mean what purpose does it serve the meal if we're
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talking about the syrian people themselves and their demands for treatment by the regime for an end to corruption for a more democratic political life i r don't see really what this has got to do with it unless the school of thought this is intended what has a school of thought is maybe to try to put pressure on damascus the i.a.e.a. . here they might there probably might use it as a tool in order to impose sanctions so if they want to impose sanctions the justification for the sanctions will not be the manner in which the syrian regime has been dealing with the uprising or with the slater's but rather the atomic project there the syrians. are alleged to have been involved in so you don't think there's a link between the they said latest pressure about that are not actually what's what's going on with this resolution now. well they seem to be two parallel lines
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but somebody might have intended from behind the scene an alternative approach so if the u.n. security council resolution for some reason doesn't work then we can go along the other route ok if your thoughts are seems to me directly the political islamic political thought on the line from london and i think you've been on a. lot of talks with opposition rebels and the colonel gadhafi is cousin russia's envoy trying to broker a cease fire in libya says both sides wanted no military way out now however fighting continues in the city of misrata nato still dropping bombs on the capital while calling for a post. financial reports from tripoli. precious peace mediator. but again love has indeed visited libya to persuade warring sides to start talking he's not for that purpose both opposition leaders in the libyan rebel stronghold and karzai and his cousin and closest ally in cairo as he has said to
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better understand both sides demands and position and folding these meetings has come to the media to say that both sides and the radicals agree and understand that there is no only way to end this crisis through military actions through the war and this conflict could only be resolved through negotiations mr sides that the rebels. would be ready for the dollars. it is going to to have a clear picture of the positions we. could refuse cousin presents to political elites and. this. current situation in libya cannot be resolved by military means and the. libyans can point a way out of this crisis. in just a few last days we've seen dramatic intensification of nato airstrikes on
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the libyan capital tripoli on tuesday night. of the most intensive strikes since the beginning of operation libyan government spokesperson has come to the journalists saying that at least thirty one people have been killed in sixty strikes and we can expect even further intensification today their defense ministers of meeting in brussels and just ahead of this meeting secretary-general rasmussen has said that he would use this opportunity to appeal to the countries to demand more contribute to the fight against gadhafi and just days ago they started for the first. time using attack helicopters in this mission meanwhile what we are hearing from the other side of the front line from bin ghazi from the libyan rebel waters shows us but the rivals are frustrated with the natives actions and
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frustration is rising as they are worrying that nato is taken control over what they think is a national are prizing that is where if a national bring us up to date on a story still to come this far of news with me kevin owen breaking the habit the indian who cast off his car to become a successful businessman beating society's prejudice against the untouchables his stories ahead this is. three explorers headed for the international space station we live exhilaration excitement the final moments for glasgow. next though but an international demand for atomic reactors to face stress tests meeting on nuclear safety in paris in the wake of japan's disaster of fukushima which is already persuaded germany and switzerland to shut down were very nuclear plants but the u.k.
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is committed to expanding its facilities results as lauren explains next there's a lot that could go wrong too. the lake district famous for its quaint to villages and spectacular views it's a hillwalkers paradise but one can't help wondering if people would be quite as happy to holiday here if they knew what was right next door. right on the edge of the picturesque lake district is sellafield nuclear plants improbably it's home to the world's biggest plutonium stockpile a waste products of civilian nuclear fuel plutonium is what a big deadliest substances known to man poisonous and convertible into new clear weapons but nuclear scientists have a plan inside these buildings they take the waste p ternium and recycle it into
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usable nuclear fuel called mox it sounds great in theory but the reality is very different there is an existing plants are at sellafield. porches being a tiny fraction of what it was supposed to do but it cost an enormous amount of money cables leaked. to us described it as a brick industrial embarrassment a white elephant the majority of the sellafield plutonium struck pile is british but managers were so confident it would work they took him from other countries promising to send it back as fuel a major customer was japan which now says it won't buy the marks. has changed the landscape because there is now a growing concern here in japan about the whole nuclear. business in particular the business in recycle. and the purpose of the what's plans of solar field it was to make fuels that would be sent back to japan using japanese kitani and even
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before fukushima the p. tony of. processing plants in a field was considered one of the biggest disasters in british industrial history producing just ten percent of its planned output huge cost but that hasn't stopped government plans for building yet another plant it could cost ten billion dollars much of it taxpayer money really getting rid of plutonium there's no other purpose for. more expensive to produce subsidy uses to make it work and it produces nuclear waste that is much more difficult to deal with for now the stockpiles here to stay posing a massive security threat on the biggest fear. is of course that's when you will be targeted in some way. by crashing a craft onto the site or whatever this enormous concern about it being used by
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terrorists in some shape or form five kilograms of this material and remember we have something something approaching one hundred tons of it five kilograms of this material. inhabitable for many many years so the field has been affected by global events recently in the wake of the killing of osama bin ladin five men were arrested taking photos here on suspicion of terrorist activities they were eventually released without charge but the incident highlighted the hazards of storing such a huge amount of deadly material worryingly that hasn't stopped the government plans to pour billions into a second plant your avatar t. sellafield cumbria. for generations india's dollar. and worthy of even being in the same room as the upper castes live alone to be able to work with them side by side but yesterday's untouchables and. entrepreneurs. one man who left
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tradition societies produce behind. it's who wants to be a millionaire indian style and today in india more people than ever feel like they too have a shot at making it big. meet. he's the owner of everest spawn pipes a cement pipe making company worth three hundred fifty million rupees eight million dollars so what makes him different than any other rich indian well he's exulted the lowest caste in the ancient hindu caste system also known as untouchables for centuries these people were restricted to work such as meaning sewers and picking up dead animals from the streets my father my mother the. support of a lot of the oldest motive that we have from this frost and how we have moved. south of the. so jump that made it his mission to get an education he worked on his
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business during the night and went to college during the day while just the claims that he didn't feel any sort of discrimination of members of the delicate community say that this growing thought of dollars millionaires and billionaires had to triumph over ingrained societal stereotypes. via a billet was not allowed to be in the same group as agreement. next to the door in another let's show to us constant and it was forbidden to fall on an apple gust. jumped up says that these preconceived notions actually motivated him to succeed after completing his education jug business began to grow and today he sells pipes for irrigation purposes all over western india despite his accomplishments he still troubled about his journey. of business. in this part three this is hard when it is a work. from morning to evening in this factory the millionaires themselves say
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it's a side effect of india's paul. the city that opened up the economy to foreign investment in one thousand nine hundred one the same standard many businesses including ones like right now let's have private. entrepreneur it's also say the government's efforts to make quotas for lower castes in schools and government jobs has helped them get an education to improve their lives even though many dollars have overcome their social casting become successful entrepreneurs most of them still live right here in the slums despite these examples of success many of them feel that the indian society is structured to keep them right where they are so much good looking i belong to the village gods and people from other states go moments i'm going to study. up in the society you need the cover you people don't get about us and don't come to see how we live but when people love to see it go a man government should take care of them if they have less money and should give them proper education. but the millionaire is believe that if they can do it then
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other members of their caste can to. do prison he could. just be here. using their will power to overcome the odds preassure either party india. elsewhere in the world tonight's other stories making news during these national disease control said this is the number of people affected in the code breakers still rising it was infections and so far killed twenty four people left two and a half across europe. is pledging hundred fifty million euro compensation for affected farmers sprayed which was wrongly blamed for the sources that's not enough . in a letter to the european central bank and the i.m.f. and the finance ministers called for a new a program for greece where the c.b. officials say further measures greece and. ranks across europe country greta one
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hundred ten billion euro bailout last year right. enough to restore the economy. yemen's capital protesters gathered outside vice president said porter's demand the transitional government the opposition wants to prevent the president returning to the office of his treatment in saudi arabia the list of a recent very hurt in an attack on his compound last week hundreds of people have been killed in protests against his long. since january. well lying tonight these stories where r.t. dot com for you you can find out why many poles believe the euro twenty twelve football tournament through which they're prepared to co-host will turn into a national disgrace. plus russian police arrest of leader of a sect in the promise to cure cancer and aids and courage and suffers to put a magazine on the bodies and sentencing of dr it ended with tragic results posted article comes with. a trio of space adventures on the way to international space station the russian american and japanese crewmembers blasted off early on
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wednesday will spend five months in orbit the carrier dozens of scientific experiments and even try to grow vegetables in the zero gravity environment obviously the fronts watch the launch of the cosmodrome in kazakhstan. the three men have been together for nearly two years proper preparing for this trip and they've traveled all over the world preparing in different models of soyuz and getting ready for what is really this this final push into space and what they say feels almost a little bit like home as cramp as it may be the soil u.s. is something they've practiced in for so long now that it feels a little bit like called the three men say they will be taking very special items into space with them albeit very few items pictures of loved ones and so on to also be able to talk with their families every day and we've talked to the back up team they're very excited to watch this they say that it's something it's an amazing emotional thing to watch let's check it out.
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loud what it's like first just show up tremendously you can really sense the power in that as as it took off like experience southwest it will take them about eight minutes to hit orbit around the earth two days to dock now the three men when they get there will be undertaking over forty scientific experiments among them cancer research and actually grow food in space. and will be looking at how they get on with following the route bring you the latest just ahead in a couple of minutes time of you can watch our special reports about how the president's in power brokers of corrupt regimes get rich while the people suffer close the business of playing free.
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thanks tom the russian dream of developing its own hybrid car is one step closer to the construction of the first part to produce a new generation of vehicles has started just out science he was but as far as he's been in the course of all reports. this is one of the your what are your models and it's been many truckers through more one is the hatchback and the other one a coupe now these cars were first introduced back in january and there were an instant hit their company got over one hundred thousand advanced orders and if you're wondering about the price tag this car was such a back about twelve to fifteen thousand dollars this will provide a much needed boost for the russian car industry at the moment car ownership amounts to two hundred forty cars per thousand adults in russia and that's compared to about eight hundred in america but as the economy recovers the market is growing
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steadily the boston consulting group says the russian car market could become the world's sixth largest by twenty twenty selling about four million cars a year this will come on the back of four important ships or in isolation and more local production if these young well below hybrid cars prove to be a success and they will definitely help russia revive its auto industry and as the country's first hybrid it will be a step forward during that whole service business art scene. in. sugar's same with the industry the joint venture between ford and russian carmakers solar's has been given a turbo boost they've secured a two point seven billion dollar line of credit from the break almost half of that money will be invested directly into production assets two companies agreed a deal in february and sony production will start next year as country hopes explains. the main goal of the joint venture is to double its market see here in
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russia the next five years that's a lot of the man you. are looking at the price is. like being just the right price to take advantage of this exploding money plus russia many thanks results the benefits of being resupplied out maybe not anymore your keeping that response right here in russia we've put an assumption out there that by the middle of the deck. the russian industry will be about four million plus which incidentally makes it the largest industry in europe and we think that we've got an opportunity to utilize that capacity and we will have capacity up to three hundred fifty thousand by two thousand and twelve the base will produce two new cars to the russian market ford explorer and transit they're both popular models in the u.s. and european markets eventually also produce a brand new model the bay placer dan class will be
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a compact car and its main aim is to compete with polo and other smaller cars here in russia but you'll have to wait till two thousand and fourteen before that one comes off the production line. source of the markets now we start with oil and seeing a dramatic increase light sweet two and a half dollars per barrel red one and a half dollars this is as pope crack has decided to keep production closed just as is well the hike was expected and therefore prices were actually cared so if the stock market said we move first to the u.s. where the markets are still mixed the dow jones just up by knopf nasdaq down half a percent investors still shaky after the fed chairman ben bernanke he's downbeat comments on the u.s. economy mcdonald's is down after reporting weak sales to. european stock markets ended wednesday session in the red with the fourth seed down almost two percent the dax down more than half of us. they were tracking losses from asia and
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negative u.s. futures that still after those comments made by a benign q. and a for move into russia a different picture yet again second day in a row the russian markets managed to reverse from the red where they were trading most of the day on that wednesday session slightly positive gains from choose if we look at individual shareholders you'll see that this is all on the back of oil prices rose snapped up one point six percent gazprom one point two percent but the banking sector was weaker than the market b.c.b. down point three percent things are western from out on wraps up today. emerging markets in particular russia is outperforming developed markets and i think what we have had over the last couple of days has been very poor actually last week as well has been portrayed out of developing markets and us in particular that and today we had german industry production coming in below expectations i think the european markets and the u.s. are going to taking a toll from that and people are again moving back into emerging markets slowly but it's no not convincing it there's not
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a strong conviction out there but among investors as far as can see coming up next on r.t. the headlines with there were. wealthy british scientist on its last night. in the. market. find out what's really happening to the global economy for a no holds barred look at the global financial headlines.

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