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there and online broadcasting live from moscow you're watching r t welcome to the program. it's exactly three months since the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit japan causing widespread destruction and leaving some fifteen thousand people dead the nuclear crisis that followed shows no sign of abating as radiation continues to leak forcing tens of thousands of evacuees into crowded shelters correspondent sean thomas is in tokyo where under of the situation is spilling onto the streets. we are in front of the tip toe of its waters which is the company that is responsible for the position which i use which is had a meltdown as a result of the devastating earthquake which happened three months ago in fact that three month anniversary now across the street from. the what have you that is a rogue nuclear proof to support your theory but there are thousands of people
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coming down here demonstrating is not a group starting to come immediately behind you right now very peacefully protesting their power the scientists say it's time to switch to clean energy let's see what we can do there's a lot of anger against the government again itself because in this past week it has come to light so in the initial phases after the disaster lied about the figures about did not support missions it was coming from the daiichi constituents when i said it could be possible because the melt down there could be fire but it isn't just come to light is that they cut those numbers of mine as much as i have and what was actually the real radiation that was being emitted from those also. alive recently released of the reactors experience meltdown and other concerns about of radiation in the area being more than what it was. and also the concern about the contaminated water that was used. as workers are in there right now as we
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speak still trying to clean it up three months later one story that is a little bit alarming thing here is a good seventy plus year old retiree if you will that i actually bought years ago. in haiti of the volunteers who have said look we have paid for the time do you really have the youth of the country who feel such as the. workers in the seventy's for volunteering to go in and do a lot of the cleanup. well. it's been a very interesting three months parisian coming out in a couple of months or gotten worse memoirs. and we're just going to have more information. with our word actually go to the current regime to get exposure and we're going to get some of the. we have to get some of the people back in their home. tell us reporting while you're with us to head this out and unlikely alliance
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. when you look at how orthodox jews in new york are joining the chorus of palestinians money and then the state of israel. join our close up team on a journey to one of the most beautiful locations russia's caucasus mysteriously and sitting dead. some members of the u.s. congress have reportedly received a letter from colonel gadhafi saying he's ready to negotiate a cease fire deal with intensity over that has not been confirmed meanwhile nato airstrikes continue to rock tripoli comes as the dolphins daughter. against the french president nicolas sarkozy and they took an intentional killing two members of family and you can strike. named the insufficient claimed that the alliance now considers colonel gadhafi the target. long insisted that changes was an
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objective of the military operation but american political journalist on his own the company says the west clearly doesn't want peaceful settlement to be. the other day the international crisis group which is independent fairly reasonable group of . diplomats and so forth said that they in turn need to exercise the way it's been conducted this ensuring the approval on gay should not be what is it internationally illegal enterprise. is make here is. more difficult to have any settlement which is obviously true what is distasteful is to see the collusion of the international criminal court which the day after the accelerated raids last tuesday immediately came forward with these new accusations of crimes against humanity and international mighty rape program which has been denounced as almost certainly untrue by amnesty international just now but what it really is is
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testament to the futility of the entire military operation it's clear that the the rebels have no military clout whatsoever. decoration on the nato enterprise which is to overthrow the government of libya. website r.t. dot com where we're asking how you think it is deadlocked should lose all of us more than sixty percent think the intention of. duffy's what fewer people forty percent say should. conflict eventually ends by eleven percent say ground forces resolve the situation said and i'll just thank should send these reasons to. try to in secrecy and invite only meeting of the wells political and financial eighty's under way in switzerland the annual gathering of the build a bird group has attracted strong protest and conspiracy theories ati's at the
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emirates has been following the meeting. the exclusive ski resort of sam ritz in june is perfect build a territory out of season and crucially practically deserted there are two hives of activity in town though one's the luxury hotel subrata where around one hundred thirty of the world's most influential politicians businessmen and saw friends are meeting behind closed doors and the other in a much cheaper hotel where concerned activists are determined to break that wall of secrecy down they've set up what they believe is the world's first alternative media center they'd work for mainstream outlets too but they're not here just not enough. western media not enough from the u.k. it's it's quite appalling a swiss news agency has just released some names of this year's attendees and on the list is the chancellor of the exchequer george osborne i would have thought that makes it news other builder berg regulars include david rockefeller the editor
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in chief of the economist magazine the greek finance minister and the president of the world bank all rumored to be here this year unlike another regular former i.m.f. chief dominique strauss kahn on bail in new york for an alleged sex attack there has been interest from the swiss national press this year bill de burgh which is widely believed to support big government and economic consolidation runs entirely contrary to the swiss idea of independence government and neutrality manfred petritsch has run a successful campaign to that effect playing on the reported ten million euro taxpayer bill for securing the spanish builder. except a private meeting because that's what they call themselves a private. security. and i think a lot of people understand that especially when the government. well we don't have
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money for this or that and here we go and it costs a lot of money to secure this private meeting of these people the agenda is secret along with everything else but bill de burgh is it believed to be deciding on who should replace their friend d s k at the top of the i.m.f. that was concentrating on how to save the euro which was leaked to show that brainchild we don't want to be we don't want to be but these are all the things that actually created is a construct of the building because the euro is a construct of the building because this is different from spanish securities much lower key first start and there's no kilometer wide cordon around the hotel but secrecy still dominates with protesters saying even this with government is attending every year though there are more and more activists and increasing media
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attention they're saying if you told us what was going on we wouldn't have to speculate and it. will keep you updated on the build about meeting on twitter feed the tweets that so far. only international news channel insiders and stream media seems to be ignoring of it said auntie underscore home to stay on top of developments that meeting in switzerland. the conflict between israelis and palestinians in the middle east still shows the sign of a peaceful resolution but in new york there's a group of ultra orthodox jews who are devoted to the palestinian struggle has not discovered that they believe an end to the state of israel is the only solution. every rally. every demonstration. every
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opportunity to voice opposition to do that yes values have no doubt been throughout a particular course of orthodox jews joins forces with a loud choir of palestinian supporters. the collective voice is otherwise known as no tory carta ultra traditional jews or religiously opposed to the creation and existence of israel it is like the last it is it has latched itself to was terrible at a moment of zionism which is the ideology behind the state of israel and it is my japanese the star of david according to rabbi dovid weiss jews were exiled from the land of israel because of their sins mature a car to worshippers believe restoration of the land should only happen with the coming of the messiah until then we all remember jews who have the time and sovereignty. of the land according to israel and zionism are in direct conflict
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with the torah the campaign for israel to be dismantled and the holy land returned to arabs who originally occupied it. can best be understood within the confines of east williamsburg brooklyn which comprises the largest community of antis dinosaurs the docs jews in the us an inclusive neighborhood dressed in traditional modest clothing defined by large families of up to twelve kids hear you speak yiddish eat kosher pray three times a day and display no flag of support for israel rabbi dovid feldman says activism plays a strong role in the religious life of a new tory core to jews and this includes meeting with leaders of muslim countries who have no problem. with respect. to have
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a serious problem with occupation which we happen to be with. an agreement that has raised eyebrows members of natori carta have spoken several times with iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad who they call a peace loving leader. they've publicly praised turkish officials and even traveled to the country last year visiting injured activist following the israeli raid on the gaza flotilla. very often overseas demonstrations against israel have turned violent from london and montreal to the middle east a bloody and bruising backlash has transpired critics have classified jews as extremists and israel supporters deem them as traitors even here in new york city. your. rabbi weiss is familiar with the dangers that surround natori karta ready to go live to see it it's very it's not an easy life
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devoted to their faith even if it means facing contempt every step of the way. our new york. but a stronger pro israeli lobby in the u.s. is leading some critics to say washington is not a fair broker in the middle east peace process or that you cannot check our own section on our website our american contributor and a not found writes about why some u.s. senators are openly opposing president obama's going to school two state solution. first. but the term in the wheelchair user making an epic crossing from russia's east to west as we said his final destination
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in moscow eggs on the question began his journey from that he was stuck in the middle of april since then he braved around eleven thousand kilometers by hitchhiking with his electric down to. spot the hardships which would fall into a ditch and xander says he is happy to have made new friends while raising awareness of disability issues at source of a goal set by the paralympic games to be held in two thousand and fourteen in sochi as artie's dennis polaski reports the city has begun preparing a welcome for disabled athletes from around the world. is it easy for a man in a wheelchair to travel to sochi a tough question for the mayor and his aides as the city's preparing to host the two thousand and fourteen winter paralympics they asked russia's paralympic champion mikkel today to inspect seoul cheese newly built airport. i actually like to this place is one of the few airports in russia that has lived a device that helps to civil passengers to board the plane throughout the city
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however there are issues that require attention and i'm sure they'll be dealt with . all newly built ice rink steady ams and ski posts in sochi are equipped in accordance with strict paralympic standards but in the city itself with its aging infrastructure still a lot has to be done to comply sochi sidewalks shops and restaurants are also undergoing massive construction to comply with strict standards so that no where results limit and even though competition such as ice lead hockey and alpine skiing will be held far from the city center thanks to the games sochi will be more accessible for people with disabilities living in less than legacy for locals and visitors alike russia's paralympic squad topped overall standings that event coover two thousand and ten winter games with thirty eight medals twelve gold silver and sixteen bronze we spoke with russia's paralympic champion. as he was preparing for the three week training in sochi the first we're proud that russia will be hosting
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the paralympics it's good when the games are being held at home but on the other hand it's a great responsibility we just can't lose. the first paralympic test event in skiing and biathlon will be held as early as next year drawing unprecedented international attention to the small russian town so for most people here it's a chance to show their hospitality to the special guests creating a comfortable barrier free environment the first of its kind in russia and also a great opportunity to see the russian paralympic team in action. r t sochi. well that all the stories we're covering are always available for you online at r.t. dot com as well as blogs unique video clips and expert analysis there's a few right now displaced former russian village officer and nationalist eichorn has been shot dead in moscow. vandals national guard troops cars on the
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compound and musket using metal balls stones and homemade explosives on the first such rampage in the capital with details on that dot. now let's take a brief look at some other headlines from around the world domination is our closing for the head of the international monetary fund the french finance minister christine lagarde looking set to take the top job one of her main rivals the head of kazakhstan central bank has quit the context for the rest. of the mexican the bank governor dean konstanz hopes to end your pain domination of the island that if elected the guard will become the first woman to head the organization in its sixty five year history. at least forty people have been killed in the massive
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flooding sweeping central and southern china disaster has also displaced tens of thousands destroying houses and infrastructure across the region when the stranded were children trapped in a school surrounded by water the two renshaw rainfall that triggered the floods forms the worst drought china has seen in decades. the time now for our russia close up series where this time the team travels to north the setting. christian churches cultural prosperity and the like that isn't ancient acropolis is the city of the dead today we look into one of the most mysterious sites in russia . and its dark legacy that drives away. the scope. we continue our acts of the north as
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a republic and this time we're visit a unique historical area the village of dar graphs or as the locals call it have the city of the done at the cemetery has almost one hundred asians don't cripps where people that used to live have buried their loved ones along with their belongings this valley stretches for over seventeen kilometers and there's a real open air museum for a century and they say that this place how has them imagine live down here in this area four hundred years ago meanwhile day to day life continues along sized images of the past. three hours drive through a dangerous sneaking road here in the mountains and tough troops but it's worth it there are a lot of different legends and myths around this area in the past locals try to avoid going to the city of doubt as they say anyone who dares to get in will never get out alive and even now there are hardly any tourists around this place which
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might be more to the difficulty of getting here rather than any death curse. in the times of the plague many people with no one left to grieve them would come to the crypt and wait for the damn priest mansion about the city of the diamond deeds back to the beginning of the fourteenth century the ancestors of the stanchions century down on the five mountains. ages but the land was so expansive they were forced to choose the windiest and most unserviceable place to build a cemetery these days the area now provides a huge opportunity for archaeologists items found at the cemetery have been treated both professionals and local homages for example few people knew that the bodies were buried in actual bloats a white considering none of the rivers here were navigable well now it's believed as such and start in order to get to haven't the soul of the departed had to cross
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the river these days the surrounding area may once again be a law if with agriculture and opportunity but is being deserted by people in search of a different lifestyle. for local ascension volodya this is a devastating fact he has built his own hydro power plants that provide him and his family with our interest but he doesn't know who will inherit his legacy. before the idea was born i have a ten years ago but it took me several years to build it from scratch i used everything i could possibly find i call my bench in a freeflow wheel but what i see now is that people are leaving half of our village left in less than ten years. shot believes the only thing that can reverse the situation is the creation of the necessary infrastructure new roads new jobs and new opportunities to stop people leaving young people may be attracted to the
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bright lights of the c.t.'s but locals say they're leaving behind a truly unique part of russia they land up north that's here if they're rounded by mountain fairy tales and while driving along with no pill that they'll want to confirm or run into a turret or if wal-mart landing into the thin area father daughter gay who left his secular life to live hand says that this monastery the highest situated general. russia connects the past and the present the church was only build some six years ago but it stands nieto word the dates back to the sixteenth century it was during the epiphany celebrations over ten thousand people come here for local christians this place is unique maybe because of his location nobody knows after spending several hours han't it really feels like this mountainous area marries the past with the present and if you listen hard enough you can almost chant the full father is a facade singing their songs by the fire to focus more on the historical importance
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of this area for us as fans i'm now joined by tim what's not to be a bit out of the going to find which is based here in north the south yet thank you very much for joining us so why do you think locals still consider this place as a special area well garcia is our village located high up in them on the scene the border just valley. is a set of. it's known for it's probably a source city of the dead as we call it and what it is is a sort of crips where people used to go or near in case they were contaminated with with something infectious disease like plag or tuberculosis were and you know their relatives would bring them food and you can still see it will small plates there and actually there are there are bones of the dead and dressed in medieval
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robes and a house so the size important diminished for the people well i can't speak for everyone else here but every time i visit there. i get a lot of feelings and. one of the main feeling insist that. i i really have to keep myself in check so to speak and not bring down the values that that i carry on their left. those values are like dignity on the steve modesty and all those other. good qualities over human beings all right thank you very much now was the seymour time we have the had of the guarantee fund which is based here in the north to south korea and meanwhile our team continues to bring you the latest pictures of live down here in russia's north caucasus in the republic of north the south sea and. stay with us for the international headlines here on alt.
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regimentation over most of the nations of the earth and the shadow is i'm approaching a whole different. leave early twenty first century military bases a network of military bases all around the former sleepy empire that the united states is trying to build it's astonishing most americans have no idea there are more than a quarter of a million a more than two hundred fifty thousand u.s. troops stationed on these bases all around the world. we don't have foreign bases in america we don't have any british base we don't have any korean base we don't have any french bases or you know we just all american bases in our bases of. noises around noise and those ball to us at all because they're all bases but for other people it's almost like a cancer here for these people. since the end of world war two the spaces i've been
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this is r t the main stories we're covering for you the sound of three months since the deadly earthquake hit japan that crippled the fukushima power plant there's still no end in sight to the country's radioactive crisis protesters in tokyo are holding us demonstrations against the country's use of nuclear energy. activists try to draw media attention to a secretive meeting of some of the world's most influential figures they want the bill to conduct public scrutiny of gender this year's gathering remains unknown but speculation mounts that new international monetary fund head ways to save the euro .


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