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saluting the state. in the. three months on from the fukushima nuclear disaster in japan and public anger at the concealment of the true size of the catastrophe spills on to the streets as people demand action and the ongoing crisis. that the government is not providing proper information and people young and old ones are the true. powerful dangerous and possibly illegal that's the view of activists protesting against the secretive meeting of some of the world's most influential political and financial leaders at the annual builder bird conference. r t looks at the large scale of modernization in the russian city of sochi is under growing to make the twenty
fourteen paralympic games usually accessible for athletes and spectators alike. seven am in moscow i map treasure good to have you with us here on r t our top story it's been three months since a huge earthquake struck japan triggering a devastating tsunami that killed tens of thousands of people it also caused the worst nuclear disaster in decades at the fukushima reactors to mark the day a mass demonstration was held in tokyo in protest against the use of nuclear power and the cover up by authorities of the real scale of the accident or he was shot in thomas reports. 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 saw me 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 a question for the tepco headquarters the company was possible 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 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 half in fact i have not done 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 is 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 skin or still 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 more rain that radioactive water will then still out in flooding the area has been terminations 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 ever have been in the past and they have to stay inside in sealed buildings you've got to build to play outside it's also very hot and impossible because it's people like that every operation has one
person from the prime minister sharon has actually already said he was subject to centuries of is he a she is a cardinals this is a with even decision which neuron children to judge themselves to these higher levels of radiation of course our goal is an archie cruise to go into the fukushima zone and we're going to go in with some cleanup crews and see how that process is going right now but from tokyo john thomas artsy. sean bernie and independent nuclear energy consultant based in the u.k. says recovery from the current nuclear disaster at the atomic but is going to be a long and painful. the explosions that took place in the first day they released a large amount radioactivity perhaps ninety percent of it and didn't look injured in the pacific because of the prevailing winds 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
fooled by used by tickling to cool the reactors has not built up on site we know that maybe five to ten thousand tons has been released into the pacific but there's an additional one hundred thousand tons of highly contaminated water sitting inside the reactor buildings inside the turbine halls depending on the tiger radiation can be seen in a relatively short period of time simply because i really cancers in children but more long term. is over several decades. several u.s. congressmen have gotten a letter apparently written by libyan leader moammar gadhafi it thank the statesman for being critical of president obama for u.s. involvement in nato military intervention in libya the authenticity of the letter hasn't been confirmed meanwhile alliance forces keep stepping up air strikes and you're libya's capital are logically wounding a senior khadafi aide earlier the u.s. and its close allies britain and france called on other alliance nations to commit
themselves more deeply to the task but germany spain and turkey main targets of the appeal referred to opt for a more peaceful solutions with turkey's prime minister offering the libyan leader a safe exit according to u.s. radio host and author thing going to lead him in the person most interested in ending the conflict could offer himself. male one of conflict in the first place he may be added he responded to it when washington and nato the libya and gadhafi respond because of course he wants it is the one to cease fire he doesn't want any of this the war on the west. he wants it is losers he wants an entire conflict washington and nato absolutely do not want to have to if you're in the bennett observers on the ground including former u.s. congresswoman green curry presidential candidates it's been a good. case for. rebel forces and nato but
army casualties killings mass casualties mess destruction as you race medio this mysterious out of c.n.n. you. begin image loose here hiding the truth. about r.t. dot com we want to know how you think libya's deadlock can be resolved so far nearly two thirds think nato should withdraw or sixteen percent say things should continue as they are until the conflict eventually ends eleven percent think only ground forces will finally resolve the situation the same about feel the u.n. should send in peacekeepers and split the country into. stay with us here on archy's still ahead our teaser resident hits the streets of the big apple for opinion on the recent cyber attacks on sony and master card. it was speaking they are heroes because they console. everything they are they are from all of the
security systems. bad as well as a few less positive takes on the hackers in just a few minutes plus we'll take you want to journey through a city like any other. there are a lot of different legends and myths around this area and in the past the locals try to avoid going to dance as they say anyone who dares to get in will never get a life rush or close up graves the city of the dead to bring you reports from the mysterious and mountain is south of the press. but first it's an annual and or an annual gathering of political and financial elite and it's a bill of secrecy is enforced by an army of security guards 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 c.e.o.'s and it's under a now traditional media blackout r.t.s. or i'm it reports from sun or it's. as this building work meeting has progressed
here in summer it's in switzerland more and more processors 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 have 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 subject to great harassment by the swiss police threats of deportation things of that nature they have varying degrees of suspicion about the builder berg 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 and these the politicians are according to swedish law committing diplomatic treason and
if they were sentenced if they were judged and sentenced they would be in prison for ten years to life according to the school people think it's a conspiracy theory but in fact 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 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 a 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 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 switch. interest isn't evident in
the dealings of the build normally crisis. to policy or to build a better conference into global leaders we see more democracy. this year's meeting in switzerland does look like a different affair from last year since it just in spain there are more protesters here there's also more media attention a lot of alternative media journalists are 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 this momentum can be carried on the building comfortable meeting in secret like this for very much longer right here my colleague bill dodd spoke with. tony gosling who thinks that we would of the conferences are acceptable to the far reaching decisions made by. it is pretty
obvious to me that this is the complete most convenient way to distract attention to say a sort of mix up this very important meeting with other silly kind of spirits 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 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 from the gaza incident down there so it's great 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 ninety and the builder burks 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'd 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 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 big 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. for more on the stories we're covering can always check out our website r.t. dot com well yes but it's a click away right now working and 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 jews join the palestinian struggle calling for the dismantling of israel and. the quid pro quo war provocation was the murder of your who died of a russian colonel said sporadic selling of a chechen teen aimed at stirring up ethnic tension or drug then all this and more at our team. and indomitable spirit a man with physical disabilities makes the eleven thousand kilometer trip from russia's far east to moscow all with an electric mobility scooter alexander cashin started his epic journey from the specific city of lot of us stuck in the middle of
april since then he braved several injuries and a fever but stayed on course toward the russian capital despite hardships alexander says he's happy to have made new friends while raising awareness of disability issues that's also the goal set by the paralympic games to be held in two thousand and fourteen in sochi. secure ports the city started preparing a welcome for disabled athletes who were profitable. 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 he asked russia's paralympic champion to inspect all cheese newly built airport. i actually like this place is one of the few airports in russia that has lived a device that helps the civil passengers to board the plane through the city however there are issues that require attention but i'm sure the. whole newly built ice rink steady. and sochi are equipped in accordance with strict paralympic
standards but in the city itself with its aging infrastructure still the 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 result limit and even though competition such as iceland hockey and skiing will be healthier from the city center thanks to the games will be more accessible for people with disabilities living in less than legacy for locals of visitors alike russia's paralympic squad topped the overall standings at the vancouver 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. we're proud that russia will be hosting the paralympics it's good when the games are being held at home. and it's a great responsibility. whose. 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. did a school. 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 this week online talk show host laurie harkness takes to the streets of new york to gauge people's idea to toward hackers. so any intent even the f.b.i. it seems like no one is safe from hackers these days are these cyber punks heroes
or belittle this week let's talk about that. they are heroes because they can solve . 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 harvest which are five times of it illogical. because we're just doing illegal activities. 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 holder go in and take in people's him information good or bad for the good or bad will if you're if you're going to end in your taking a lot of credit card numbers and credit card accounts and doing that type of thing and you're using that information to again hurt private citizens. 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 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 and even though the warnings from here. there the next generation have you have you caught them putting stuff out there and you're like oh my god this is phone numbers yeah right do you think hackers are aliens or heroes the bottom line is you have information in
a database some place can figure it out and so tired can. turn out to some other stories making headlines across the globe spanish police have dispersed a rally outside city hall in madrid is the mayor takes office for a third term almost a thousand people turned out in protest over corruption and authorities but they are to have a financial crisis demonstration follows a wave of protests across the country triggered by growing unemployment economic hardship. in pakistan more than thirty people have been killed more than one hundred injured in two bomb explosions in the northwestern city of push our according to police the first blast went off just after midnight in an area home to newspaper offices in army housing more powerful explosions set off by remote control struck the same area only 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 streaming into turkey after the syrian government intensify its efforts against rebels in the city of. most residents have reportedly abandon the area activists say more than thirty people were killed in clashes between government troops and protestors turkey has vowed to keep its border open to the fleeing refugees. and the libyan coast a group of environmentalists are disrupting the work of fishermen this ship from the sea shepherd conservation society used fire hoses and sting to half a fishing fisherman responded by laying a rope in front of the activities vessel conservationists claim they are trying to find out if the boats may be fishing illegally. now 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.
churches are a culture of magnificent ancient acropolis known as the city of the dead today we'll look into one of the most mysterious sights in southern russia the village of doubt about it but it's not the areas that are legacy that's driving locals away as art is medina cochon over reports. we continue our exploration of the north as such in a republic and this time will visit a unique historical area the village of guard dogs were asked the locals call it here the city of town it's now the cemetery has almost one hundred patients 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 his thirty as they say this land helps them imagine life down here four hundred years ago meanwhile day to day life continues in this area
alone sized 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 talk of troops but it's worth it there are a lot of different bludgeons and mess around this area in the past locals try to avoid going to the city of dance 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. indeed times of the plague many people with no one left to breed them would come to the crypt and wait for the damn priest mansion about the city of the dons at the beginning of the fourteenth century the ancestors of insanity and sansom down on the five mounds. and 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 treat both professionals and local amateurs these days the surrounding area may once again be a lawyer with agriculture and competency but is being deserted by people in search of a different lifestyle. for local our shot of god is there this is a general stating fact he has built his own hydro power plants that provides him and his family with how interesting but he doesn't know who will inherit his legacy . of a youth with the idea was born i did ten years ago and it took me several years to build it from scratch i used everything i could possibly find i call my invention a freeflow wheel but what i see now is that people are leaving of our village left
in less than ten years thanks john believes that 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 cities that the locals say they're leaving behind a truly unique point of russia a land up north of that here if they're rounded by mountains and hills and while driving along with no help want to confirm really run into a turret or if more mark go out and bring into the theory father gulag luck hysteric 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 sixty years ago but it stands in the entire word the dates back to the sixteenth century it was during the if it is celebrations over ten thousand people come here for local christians this spring. this is unique maybe because it is so acacia nobody knows
after spending several hours hand it really feels like this mountainous area marries the cost with the consents and if you listen hard enough you can only stand a few fathers singing their songs by the fine my you know question about russia close up the republic of north the sense you're. watching our team coming up in less than ten minutes a special report on the groups who say they're fighting to make u.s. airways more democratic here's a preview. it was created to serve public interests to inform and to entertain. these days there's nothing easier than opening a new media outlet but there is nothing harder than revoking its license in case of corruption. when just from. san antonio and from.
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