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bringing you the latest in science technology from. the future. in vietnam he's available in international for. the intercontinental hotel westlake otoh shirts in hanoi hilton. sedona suite. hotel. sheraton. hotel in the ninety's available in the island resort and spa. is exactly three months since an earthquake triggered the fukushima nuclear disaster people in japan. something about the continuing crisis.
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in switzerland activates a venting their anger at a media blackout surrounding one of the world's most secretive and influential gatherings trying to. build a bird group is up to. level playing field the southern russian city of sochi undertakes major efforts to ease access for people with disabilities ahead of the twenty four team. international news in common live from our studios here in central moscow this is. japan is struggling to recover from its toughest crisis since the second world war when a huge earthquake caused the most of the tsunami which left thousands dead and missing a natural disaster triggered a major radiation leak at the fukushima nuclear facility and it's still on the
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verge of a full scale nuclear catastrophe our correspondent sean thomas is in tokyo where anger over the situation is spinning on to the streets. there is a three months after the devastating earthquake and tsunami which rocked japan and devastated the fukushima region of course creating the nuclear disaster at the tepco daiichi power plant where we now know that three reactors have melted down and possibly melted throughout today is a very interesting day at the tepco headquarters in central tokyo thousands of people have gathered so much in support of nuclear power believe it or not and thousands more who are walking the streets in organized protests carrying signs and banners and shouting out slogans through loudspeakers against nuclear power saying that there needs to be alternative sources of energy of all this of course in front of the tepco headquarters the company responsible for the daiichi power plant one of the reasons why this is important is that within the past week
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a new information has come out saying that tepco at the initial phases of the disaster lied about the amount of radiation that was coming in and tried to downplay the situation saying that the radiation levels were not as bad that there could possibly be a meltdown then of course this past week it was revealed that they cut those numbers in a half in fact. the government is not providing proper information and people young and old want to know the truth of the course of the situation with the radioactive emissions has not changed in the last three months nothing has changed since the very beginning the communities devastated the people have no homes there's no place to walk everything is destroyed the school also coming to life is that the nuclear fuel not only melted down but possibly melted through the inner containment vessels and into the outer stainless steel linings which is a much much more serious problem one thing that people are worried about is the amount of radioactive water that is in the area this is the beginning of the rainy season and people are worried that with the more rain that radioactive water will
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then still out in flood in the area causing more contamination also people are very angry about the children there are schools which are contaminated as. right now kids are supposed to higher levels of radiation than they ever have been in the past and they have to stay inside in sealed buildings without the ability to play outside it's also very hot and impossible are usually right there and you're about to surprise one person from the prime minister sharon has actually resigned saying that he will not subject his grandchild of s.c.h. it is a kind of goes with the safety of ministers which run children to judge themselves to these higher levels of radiation of course our goal is in archie crews to go into the fukushima zone and we're going to go in with some clean up crews and see how that process is going right now but from tokyo sean thomas artsy. bernie an independent nuclear energy consultant based in the u.k. has told me that recovery from the current nuclear disaster at the fukushima tomei
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plant is going to be long and painful. the explosions that took place in the first days they released a large amount to redo activity perhaps ninety percent of it ended and that entered the pacific because the prevailing winds perhaps ten percent landed or more landed on the mainland of japan which is why you've got contamination tens and tens of kilometers away from the site the problem is that as a result of these explosions and as a result of the core melt in these reactors contaminated water the water that was cooled by used by typical to cool the reactors has now built up on site we know that maybe five to ten thousand tons has been released into the pacific but there is an additional one hundred thousand tons of highly contaminated water sitting inside the reactor buildings inside the turbine halls radiation depending on the type of radiation can be seen in a relatively short period of time particularly with thyroid cancers in children but
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more long term creamers is over several decades. and number of u.s. congressmen have received a letter parent a written by colonel gadhafi saying he's ready to negotiate a cease fire and asking for humanitarian aid the authenticity of the letter has not been confirmed that it is continuing to step up its airstrikes on the capital tripoli that's despite a fresh lawsuit by colonel that his daughter against the french president she's suing nicolas accorsi and nato for killing four members of a family during an airstrike in april meanwhile the turkish prime minister has offered colonel gadhafi exit guarantees to wherever he chooses radio host and author stephen leatherman has told me that the colonel more than anyone else wants an end to the conflict. he never wanted a conflict in the first place we hear it here aspiring to do it washington in nato or here. because of course even once it is seen once the
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ceasefire years of war anything here is to go or and. the west appears to me. he wants it in this business he wants him into conflict washington and nato castle we do not want to get into it we are independent observers on the ground including former u.s. congresswoman green curry presidential candidate he says irrigated. conferring. a rebel force and nato bombing casualties killings mass casualties mess destruction the us media oh this misleads are again they lie they are ordering propaganda mention who they are hiding the truth. well on a website called we want to know how you think libya's deadlock can be resolved and looking at the screen now we can see that nearly two thirds of you think that nato should withdraw everything that he has won sixteen percent say things should
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continue as they are until the conflict eventually ends ten percent think only ground forces will resolve the situation but always the same a lot of feel the u.n. should send in peacekeepers and split libya in two if you'd like to join in the debate and express your point of view joining. well coming up for you talk show host the president goes fishing for opinion in new york city for opinion on the recent cyber attacks on john companies like sony and most. likely it was speaking they are heroes because. everything they are they are their up front. security systems. this positive takes on the hackers and their motives in a few minutes also coming up. there are a lot of different legends and myths around this area in the past try to avoid going to the sit down as they say anyone who dares to get it will never get.
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found out russia close up team does with the bring in this report from the mystical heart of the country's deep south. it's a gathering of political and financial elites in switzerland and its veil of secrecy isn't forced by an army of security guards it's all bankrolled by swiss taxpayers even as europe tightens its belts and forces through tough austerity cuts the build about conferences attended by people ranging from royalty to top news outlets there's also. a traditional media blackout. as this report. as this building work meeting has progressed here in summer it's in switzerland more and more protesters have turned out to say they don't want it to happen here they're camping out outside the hotel showing up in numbers really from all over the world there are swiss people obviously but i've also met germans austrians swedes and even americans who have come all the way here either to report on what's
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going on all just to protest here with their feet on the ground in person some of the people behind me say that they have been subjected to low grade harassment by the swiss police threats of deportation things of that nature they have varying degrees of suspicion about the builder burge group some say that they are scheming behind closed doors to introduce a new world order but some just want to point out that in many countries it's illegal for elected officials to meet in secret in these kinds of surroundings let's hear what some of the protesters told me the swedish attendees the politicians are according to swedish law committing diplomatic treason and if they were sentenced if they were judged and sentenced they would be imprisoned for ten years to life according to swedish more people think it's a conspiracy theory but in fact this is just the ignorance of the people we've known for a long time pretty much what's been going on there. and it's definitely not good
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for humanity not good for the planet and you know i don't want my kid growing up to be a slave in the new world order to be honest this is not the only protest day about kilometer away down in the town of summer it's the young swiss socialists have turned out again to process in fact they dismiss the people behind me they say a lot of the these people essentially a crackpot conspiracy theorist but what they're here to say is this meeting goes against everything that they perceive to be switzerland that neutrality the transparency that they want to promote her. in switzerland just isn't evident in the dealings of the building group the economic crisis. policy a conference believe there's. more democracy. on this year's meeting in switzerland does look like a different affair from last year's in sit just in spain there are more protesters
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here there's also more media attention a lot of alternative media journalists have turned up to try to report on what's going on although r.t. is the only international news station that's represented here so we are seeing more protests we are seeing a better organized protest than we saw last year better organized media facilities so it does look like if this momentum can be carried on the building comfortable meeting in secret like this for very much longer. i spoke to investigative journalist tony about this and he believes a media blackout of the build about conference is unacceptable given the far reaching decisions made by those attending. it is pretty obvious to me that this is a complete most convenient way to distract attention to say the sort of mix up this very important meeting with other silly kind of spurious conspiracy theories and i can tell you my blood is boiling at the lack of coverage in the western world if you had all of the leaders of the main banks in the west all of these royalty all
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the chief executives as well as people like george osborne with his treasury team there i mean we're talking about an incredibly important meeting even if one of these groups were to meet up together it would be on our headlines but since they're all in the same place you would expect more coverage i mean even in the gaza going to get down there for a degree to ask you but isn't that the choice of the group they want a media blackout so they can discuss openly and honestly amongst themselves without being reported erroneously or whatever they don't want the media to be there is that right. well they don't want the media that's because i think what they're what they're up to in there is absolutely is no good we have to look at what nato is up to this is very important to understand the very close links between nato and the building it was set up around about the same time as nato just after the second world war by the cia and the council on foreign relations who've been talking about this during and after world war two and the idea that this organization is not important not important enough for us to know about in this country is just
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ridiculous around the western world because what's happening here is we are spending our years voting in local and general elections and this arrogant bunch are choosing our party leaders so it almost doesn't matter which way we vote we still find this secret artificial consensus which is cooked up at these build a book meetings spreads out around the world and it's not just me saying that this is will happen who actually went to one of these meetings when he was still the editor of the observer newspaper here in britain. speaking of a little earlier well for more on any of these stories or indeed if you want to see that interview in full you can always log on to our web site. features and news there. including working in tandem with the russian president joins the country's prime minister. to discuss social and economic issues. probably. the murder of. a russian. aimed at
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stirring up tension or just pure revenge. on the web site of the. jews join the palestinian struggle they're calling for the dismantling of the jewish state. all the time. spirit a man with physical disabilities makes the eleven thousand kilometer trip from russia's far east to where i'm sitting here in moscow all on an electric in the billet scooter and it's under caution began his epic journey from the pacific city of light in the middle of april since then he's brave several injuries and a fever but remained on course towards. the hardships of xander says he's happy to have made new friends while raising awareness of disability issues well that's also
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the goal set by the paralympic games to be held in twenty fourteen in sochi. 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 is preparing to host the two thousand and fourteen winter paralympics the paralympic champion. newly built airport. i actually like to this place is one of the few airports in russia that has lived a device that helps the civil passengers to board the plane throughout the city however there are issues that require attention but i'm sure they'll be dealt with . all newly built ice rink steady and ski posts and salt quipped 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
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massive construction to comply with strict standards so that nowhere is off limits and even though competitions 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 lusting 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. first we're proud that russia will be hosting 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 of 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
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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. spanish police have arrested three men believed to be involved in carrying out cyber attacks on governments and companies including sony and mastercard suspects have been identified as members of the worldwide hacking group anonymous well this week online talk show host the president takes to the streets of new york to gauge people's attitude to hackers. sony intend out even the f.b.i. it seems like no one is safe from hackers these days are these cyberpunks heroes or villains this week let's talk about that technically speaking they are heroes because they console. everything they are they are from all of the security systems
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but what if a robber a bank robber is technically. proficient enough to get into a bank does that make him a hero to. have made movies about the police department goes into certain things and the government goes into certain things probably i would put that on the same level as i would someone who goes in and hacks into a site they're not supposed to be on their hot cars which are five things kind of a logical point because we're just doing illegal activities. i think just to make. careers if it's done really to open the lens to things that should be . i don't have that much of a problem is that it's so subjective though why are we in trusting thieves essentially with making that kind of a judgment call. these that's a strong word well they're going to take in people's an information for the good or bad if you're if you're going in and you're taking a lot of credit card numbers and credit card accounts and doing that type of thing
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and you're using that information again hurt private citizens and i don't think that's a good thing have you ever had your personal information had i have actually you know and i felt. so violated and trying to control the information and stuff like that it's just. it's an awful feeling to oh i think it's going to get worse much worse because i have five daughters ranging from twenty three down to twelve years old and they're you know they don't think anything's ever going to happen to them and they're out there with all of it and even though the warnings from here. they're the next generation so if you caught them putting stuff out there and you're like don't put that out their. cell phone numbers yeah whether you think hackers are villains or heroes the bottom line is if you have information in a database someplace consider yourself a potential target. we
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know we look at some other world news in brief in spanish police have dispersed around the outside city hall in the capital madrid takes office for. almost a thousand people turned out in protest over corruption and the authorities failure to handle the financial crisis demonstration follows a wave of protests across the country triggered by an important economic hardship. refugees from syria been pouring into turkey after the syrian government intensified its efforts against the rebel city of. most residents have reportedly abandoned the area and activists say more than thirty people were killed in clashes between government troops and protesters. to keep its borders open to refugees. with hundreds of african migrants are being incepted by the italian coast guard those on board have come from libya and were being shipped to the island of lampedusa official says many as eight hundred seventy nine people have arrived on the island in the past twenty four hours since january around twenty thousand
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refugees from the uprisings in north africa but fled to. an off the libyan coast a group of environmentalist disrupting the work of a fisherman ship from the sea shepherd conservation society used for hoses and. fishing the fish were responded by in front of the activist vessel conservationists claim they're trying to find out if the boat's fishing legally. closeups there is next is this team explores the mysterious places. christian churches agricultural prosperity and a magnificent ancient necropolis known as the city of the dead today would have been to one of the most mysterious sites in southern russia the village of dog gets it will be a result legacy that. discovers. we
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continue our exploration of the northwest says a republic and this time we're visit a unique historical area the village of dar govs or as the locals call it here the city of dad's the cemetery has almost one hundred asian stone cripps where people that lived in this area buried their loved ones along with their belongings and now this valley stretches for over sixteen kilometers and is the real open air museum for his study as they say this land helps them imagine live down here four hundred years ago meanwhile day to day life continues in this area along size this images of the past now watch our report to find out more three hours drive through a dangerous snaking road up in the mountains and tough trip but it's worth it there are a lot of different legends and myths around this area in the past locals try to avoid
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going to the city of doubt 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 might be more to the difficulty of getting here rather than any death curse. in the times of the plane many people with no one left to groovy them would come to the crypt and wait for the damn priest mansion about the city of the diamond dates back to the beginning of the fourteenth century the ancestors of the stanchions sensel down on the five mountain ridges but the land was so expensive they were forced to choose the windiest and most unserviceable pleas to build a cemetery these days the area now provides a huge opportunity for archaeologists items found at the cemetery have been treat both professionals and local amateurs these days the surrounding area may once again be a lawyer with agriculture and opportunity but is being deserted. people in search
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of a different lifestyle. for a local ascension are shot of god is the air of this is a devastating fact he has built his own hydro power plants can provide him and his family with how interesting but he doesn't know who will inherit his legacy movie for the idea was born over ten years ago but it took me several years to build it from scratch and i used everything i could possibly find i call my invention a freeflow wheel but what i see now is that people are leaving half of our village left in less than ten years thanks john believes the only thing that can reverse this 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 bright lights of the c.t.'s that locals say they're leaving behind a truly unique point of russia the land up north that's here if they're rounded by
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mountains and health and while driving along with no job it helps what it can certainly run into a church or if mall mop landing into the theory fothergill were gay who left his secular life to live hand says that this monastery the highest situated in 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 during the epiphany celebrations of a ten thousand people come here for local christians this place is unique maybe because of its location nobody knows after spending several hours hand it really feels like this mountainous area marries the past with the present and if you listen hard enough you can almost hand the full fathers of facade singing their songs by the fire and i do not question what russia close up the republic of north to south asia. twenty six minutes past the hour here in the russian capital i'll be
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