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who chilled to the beach who told you big. what you'd be a good hotels you. know and you look times. is available in that region see. three months on from the fukushima nuclear disaster in japan the public anger at the concealment of the true size of the disaster spills on to the streets as people demand action to end the on going crisis. going on the government is not providing proper information and people young and old want to know the truth. powerful dangerous and possibly illegal that's the view of activists protesting the secretive meeting of some of the world's most influential political and financial leaders at the annual build a conference. of a large scale modernization of russia's city of sochi undergoing to make the twenty
fourteen paralympics games easily accessible for participants and spectators alike . to am in moscow i met treasure good to have you with us here on r t our top story three months on japan is struggling to recover from its toughest crisis since the second world war when huge earthquake caused a merciless tsunami that left thousands missing or dead the natural disaster triggered a major radiation leak at the fukushima nuclear facility and it's still on the verge of a full scale nuclear catastrophe archies sean thomas is in tokyo where anger over the situation is spilling out into the streets. it 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 some 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 and for the tepco headquarters the company responsible for the daiichi power plant and one of the reasons why this is important is that within the past week new information has come out saying that tepco at the initial phases of the disaster lied about the amount of radiation those 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 off and a half in fact. the government is not providing proper information and people young
and old want to know the truth of the. situation with the radioactive emissions has not changed in the last three months and nothing has changed since the very beginning the communities devastated the people have no homes there is no place to walk everything is destroyed also coming to life is 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 then still out and flooding the area causing no contamination also people are very angry about the children their schools which are contaminated is. well right now kids are exposed to higher levels of radiation than they ever have been in the past and they have to stay inside in sealed buildings heat up the ability to play outside it's also very hot and impossible i guess it's people like are angry about
this attack one person from the prime minister's cabinet has actually been saying that he will not subject his mantra that is he a she is a kind of goes this is a with administration with the wrong children to judge themselves to these higher levels of radiation of course our goal was an archie cruise 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. residents of the stricken from who she may district and those who live nearby have not only faced radiation exposure but also social exclusion that according to professor robert taken from the hiroshima peace institute. there are still people living in areas where there's high radiation and there's children going to school in areas where there's high radiation and so there's been a reluctance to move as quickly as possible and a lot of people from the area who even people who were born there but live in tokyo are experiencing discrimination in japan by people who consider them toss
a bit contaminated even the radiation is not transferable to other people but there are a lot of problems ahead if i can give you one quick example in august there's a very important holiday injured can call in which everyone returns to their hometown because the spirits of ancestors come to their burial places where their ashes are interned and the family want them as them these people exclusions and will not be able to observe this will they just follow day and welcome their the spirits of their ancestors who return and when people find that they're unable to carry out their familial obligations for decades because they can't return to these areas people tend to blame themselves even if there are structural reasons so there needs to be some work done to help people through not just the radiation exposure but the social breakdowns that follow radiation exposure is in communities several u.s. congressmen have received a letter apparently written by the libyan leader colonel moammar gadhafi if thank the statement statesmen who are critical of president obama for u.s.
involvement in nato military intervention the authenticity of the note has not been confirmed and meanwhile alliance forces keep wrapping up their threats near the country's capital or allegedly wounding a senior khadafi aide earlier the u.s. and closest allies britain and france called on other alliance nations to commit themselves more deeply to the struggle but germany spain and turkey the main targets of the appeal referred to offer a more peaceful solution with turkey's prime minister offering the libyan leader a safe exit according to radio host and u.s. based author stephen leatherman the person most interested in resolving the conflict should be could often from some. never wanted conflict in the first place . he added he responded to it when washington and new york will be here again it. comes of course he wants it in he wants a cease fire he doesn't want any of this civil war on the west. he wants.
he wants a conflict washington and nato absolutely do not want it to your independent observers on the ground including former u.s. congresswoman green card a presidential candidate. through. a rebel force and maybe what i mean casualties killings mass casualties mess destruction you recently dismiss these are ok and. you are ordering biggie and mention loose here hiding the truth. on our website r.t. dot com we want to know why you think libya's a deadlock should be resolved so far nearly two thirds of respondents think nato should withdraw admitting that khadafi has won fifteen percent think things should continue as they are until the conflict eventually ends and eleven percent think only ground forces will resolve the situation same amount field the un should send
in peacekeepers and split libya into two countries. still ahead he's the resident hits the streets of new york for opinion on the recent cyber attacks on sony and master card. it was speaking they are heroes because they can sold. everything they are they our approach all of the security systems that as well as a few less positive takes on the hackers in just a few minutes also a city like any other. there are a lot of different legends and myths around this area in the past locals try to avoid going to this down it's they say anyone who dares to get eighteen will never get a life or rush or a close up team braves the city of the dead to bring you or a port from the mystical and mountainous south of the country. but first it's an annual gathering of the political and financial elite and it's a veil of secrecy isn't forced by an army of security these years build
a bird conference is being held in switzerland and taxpayers are footing the bill even as europe is tightening its belt and forcing through tough austerity measures attendees range from royalty to top news i would c.e.o.'s that is under a now traditional media blackout artie's lauren it reports. as this bill's about 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 will say many germans austrians swedes and even americans who come all the way here either to report on what's 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 build 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 this week and these the politicians are according to swedish law committing to promote the treason if if they were sentenced if they judged and sentenced they would be in prison for ten years to life according to the 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 i'm good 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 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 are essentially a crackpot conspiracy theorists 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 here and so. just isn't evident in the dealings of the build group the economic crisis is a resort to policy or to build a. global leaders we see more democrats see. opinion also in the economy of this year's meeting in switzerland does look like a difference of fare from last year in spain there are more processes 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 better organized protests than we saw last year better organized media facilities so it does look like if there is momentum can be carried
on the bill to be comfortable meeting in secret like this very much longer earlier my colleague bill dodd's investigative journalist tony gosling and he thinks the media's blackout of the builder conference is unacceptable given the far reaching decisions made by those attending. it is pretty obvious to me that this is a can be most convenient way to distract attention to say to sort of mix up this very important meeting with other silly kind of spurious conspiracy theories to 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 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 because you run the gauntlet down there. 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 it to be there is that right . they don't want the media that's because i think what they're up to in there is absolutely is no good we have to look at what nato is up to and it 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 this country is just 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 that this secret artificial consensus which is cooked up at these build a bird meetings spreads out around the world and it's not just me saying that this
is will happen actually went to one of these meetings when he was still the editor of the observer newspaper here in britain. for more on all the stories we're covering you can always check out our t.v. out com here's what's on the line for you right now. working in tandem russia's president joins the country's prime minister on a bike ride to discuss social and economic issues plus. some of new york's ultra orthodox jewish community joining the palestinian struggle calling for the dismantling of the jewish state. tit for tat provocation was the murder of your dano the russian purnell sentenced for the killing of a chechen teen aimed at stirring up ethnic tension or pure revenge this and much more click away at our teeth dot com.
well he's got an indomitable spirit a man with physical disabilities makes an eleven thousand kilometer trip from russia's far east to moscow with an electric mobility scooter alexander cashin began his epic journey from the pacific city of light of our stock in the middle of april since then he's agreed several injuries anything of her but stayed on course towards the capital it's quite hard ships alexander says he's happy to have made new friends while raising awareness of disability issues has also been all said by the paralympic games to be held in fourteen in sochi. he reports the city started preparing a welcome for disabled athletes across the globe. 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 este russia's paralympic champion to inspect newly built airport. and actually late to this place is one of the few
airports in russia that has lived a device that helps to see evil person choose 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 sense keep lists and 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 nowhere is off limits and even though competitions such as iceland hearty 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 thing legacy for locals and visitors alike russia's paralympic squad kilgour all standing said 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 exert people as he was
preparing for the three week training in sochi with them first of all we're proud that russia will be hosting the paralympics it's good when the games are being held with whom they're here and it's a great responsibility we just can't lose. the first paralympic test of bernsen open skiing and 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 diri or free environment the first of its kind in russia and also a great opportunity to see the russian their olympic 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 master card and suspects have been identified as members of the worldwide hacking group anonymous this week online talk show host the resident laurie harshness takes to the streets
of new york to gauge people's attitudes toward hackers. so many intend out even the f.b.i. it seems like no one is safe from hackers these days are these cyber punks heroes or villains this week let's talk about that. they are heroes because. everything they are they are. security systems so what if a robber a bank robber is technically. proficient enough to get into a bank does that make him a hero to. 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 heart has which are five things kind of ideological point because we're just doing illegal activities. i think
just to make. 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 making that kind of a judgment call. these that's a strong word well they're going in and taking people's in information good or bad for the good or bad well if you're if you're going in in your absolute taking a lot of credit card numbers and credit card accounts and doing that type of thing you're using that information again her private citizens and i don't think that's a good thing have you ever had your personal information had i actually yeah yeah and i felt. so violated and trying to control the information and stuff like that it's just. it's an awful feeling 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 yet you know they don't think anything's ever going to happen to
them and they're out there with all of it in even though the warnings from here. and they're the next generation so have you have you caught them putting stuff out there you like don't put that out there addresses 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. turn us in other stories making headlines across the globe spanish police have dispersed a rally outside city hall in the capital madrid as the mayor takes office for a third term almost a thousand people turned out in protest over corruption and authorities failure to handle the financial crisis the demonstration follows a wave of protests across the country triggered by growing unemployment and economic hardship. in pakistan more than thirty people have been killed more than one hundred injured in two bomb explosions in the northwest city of push
our according to police the first blast went off just after midnight in the area home to newspaper offices an army housing more powerful explosions off by remote control hit the same area minutes later the attack happened as afghan president hamid karzai and cia director leon panetta were in the capital islamabad for reconciliation efforts with the taliban. refugees from syria have been pouring into turkey after syria's government intensified efforts against the rebel city of jews are all sugar most residents have been reported to have reportedly abandoned the area activists say more than thirty people were killed in clashes between government troops and protesters turkey has vowed to keep its border open to fleeing refugees. off the libyan coast a group of environmentalist are disrupting the work of tuna fisherman a ship from the sea shepherd conservation society used firehoses instinct to hamper fishing fishermen responded by laying a rope in front of the activists vessel
a conservationist claim they're trying to find out if the boats are fishing illegally. though garia could well says they would welcome being part of nato as missile check that nato is a european missile defense system something that russia sees as a threat to its national security in the next hour algren of peace with rogue areas foreign minister nicholai modern of about how the move could affect bilateral relations is assured pretty. when you have such a sensor which allows for the nato missile defense system and the russian with sort of defense system to exchange information and to go in coordination and you back that up with the political will which was very clear from the just one summit. to work together then slowly but surely will develop that corporation and the trust that is way to so i don't think that anyone in russia should feel threatened by the system on the contrary it provides a wonderful and to the practical opportunity to jointly work together against
a common sort of. finally in our news block it's time to follow our close up team to the mysterious and beautiful russian republic of north a set yet to discover some of its best kept secrets. christian churches agricultural cultural prosperity and a magnificent ancient necropolis known as the city of the dead today we look into one of the most mysterious sights in southern russia the village of dark obs it's not the areas dark legacy that's driving away the locals though as our cities medina coaching over discovers. we continue our exploration of the north besides the republic and this time we're visit
a unique historical area the village of dar govs or ask the locals call it here the city of town it's you know 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 it's a real open air museum for a study and they say this land helps them imagine life 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 sneaking road here 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 going to the city of dallas 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
might be more to the difficulty of getting him rather than any death curse. in the times of the pleat many people with no one left to breed them would come to the crypt and wait for the dam first mansion about the city of the dons deeds back to the beginning of the fourteenth century the ancestors of france nonscience. down on the five mountain ridges but the land was so expensive 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 out the cemetery have been treated both professionals and local amateurs these days the surrounding area may once again be a lawyer with agriculture and opportunity but has been deserted by people in search of a different lifestyle. for local ascension. as
a devastating fact he has built his own hydro power plants that provides him and his family with the interesting that he doesn't know and will inherit his legacy. before the idea was born over 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 free flow wheel but what i see now is that people are leaving half of our village left in less than ten years thanks chad believes the only thing that can reverse the situation is the creation of the necessary infrastructure new roads and new jobs and new opportunities to stop people leaving young people may be attracted to the bright lights of the cities that locals the they're leaving behind a truly unique point of russia the land up north that's here if they're around it by mountains and while driving along with no help what can family run into
a courage or if wal-mart allowed going into the theory father gyorgy who left his tech real 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 the work during the epiphany celebrations over ten thousand people come here. for local christians this place is unique maybe because of its location nobody knows the truth 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 hear the new fathers of a society and singing their songs by the fire and i did the question about russia close out the republic of the north of santa barbara to read out of our top stories in a couple minutes stay with us your art. to
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