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this is r t coming to life from moscow i'm marina josh welcome to the program good neighbors valuable partners two of the world's biggest and fastest emerging economies are meeting in moscow russia and china share a wide range of common interest with moscow becoming an increasingly important supplier of a. saturday fueling growth across eastern border was out get more on this from our correspondent cuts renos are about six hundred is there room for improvement in what seems like a already strong russia chinese relations. according to size is that russia and china do enjoy a very strong and mutually beneficial relationship both sides seem to believe there is room for improvement that is exactly what the talks between chinese leader who didn't tell his russian counterpart with a bit of a different hour of focusing on today and of course of the two sides are each
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other's biggest neighbors so there is a lot of room for improvement a lot of potential russia's of course one of the world's biggest sources for natural resources and china is very interested in obtaining more of those resources that is why the chinese leader will be meeting with representatives of russian state over the oil and gas giant gazprom we know that according to its c.e.o. alexei miller talks were under way to have russia supplying natural gas to china and they re meant for that contract that was supposed to be signed at some point drought this here throughout twenty eleven so we know that talks about that particular contract are definitely going to be on the agenda throughout the day we also know that there is a gas pipeline also in the works so it would it's supposed to originate in western siberia to go all the way across to china delivering more gas supplies to that
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country so a lot of energy related talks definitely featuring on the agenda here in moscow today but also china is a very lucrative market for russia the bilateral trade turnover between the two countries is that all time high and there's definitely much more to be gained from developing and nurturing this relationship so both leaders definitely have a lot to talk about both say. there is still a lot more to be gained from the relationship between moscow and beijing all that goes without saying now which would be out of an hu jintao man on wednesday as we know at the summit of central asian states where the question of libya and syria was raised so is there an understanding on this issue there. it does seem to be the case as you say both of the issues of syria and libya were raised by both sides did reiterate once again the position that diplomatic solutions are the only way to broker peace in that already volatile region that
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a military intervention such as the one we're seeing in libya right now is by no means are helpful a solution not a solution at all according to both russia and china that military intervention will only serve to worsen the situation in that region specifically we know that russia has frequently opposed the intervention and also said that it will not back if you would resolution on syria should that matter arise whatever the circumstances so both sides do seem to believe that negotiations are the only way forward and many of course are expecting the leaders to reiterate the opposition once again here in moscow. all right here in thanks very much indeed for bringing us the details of this because we know as our reporting. the fate of libya's leader and a political way out of the civil war will be at stake during talks in tripoli as russia zambo will meet colonel gadhafi loyalists visit to try and broker
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a cease fire comes as the latest nato airstrikes target an area close to gadhafi compound are reports. the visit to tripoli is part of russia's piece mediates a mission in the protracted libyan conflict most going has been insisting all the time that a nonviolent negotiation is the only way out of the crisis russia has repeatedly criticized nato for starting a military operation here and has never supported a u.n. security council resolution which authorized intervention russian special presidential envoy mikhail margelov who was sent here to try to get everybody around the table that's actually very hard to achieve the rebel supported by nature allies wants to force khadafi out while the colonel himself says that he will fight to the death meanwhile recently have been several signs indicating that a compromise is possible last week make a matter of met with the opposition leaders in the libyan rebel stronghold of
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benghazi and talked to cut off his cousin in cairo and certainly both sides have a mutual understanding that a protracted war is not an option and the crisis should be resolved through peaceful means he also sad that he had a feeling that the rebels are almost ready for a dialogue with gadhafi the people in tripoli we have been able to speak to are welcome in russia's afros they are extremely exhausted after months of war which has taken many many lives and has almost completely destroyed the country's infrastructure due to a shortage of fuel gasoline lines stretch for kilometers and kilometers people have to spend hours even days lining up to fill up their cars and it's tyree more overnight to continues to strike tripoli and we can hear bombardments mess of bombardments almost every night and that scares them as well while people are
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getting more and more angry and all they want to get their normal lives back frustration is high among the rebels as well as they feel as though they turn. he's taken control over what to them is a national uprising it's too early to say whether russia will be able to bring peace and stability to leave it but it was clear among people on the ground is that it's definitely worth trying refinance now reporting there also have for you this hour here on our team question of justice as alleged russian writer viktor blix faces a new round in his core value put the legality of the whole case under scrutiny. and find out how nationality is cast aside by explorers surviving in the freezing waters of the world's coldest continent. the u.s. will now have to readjust its missile defense plan for europe after the czech republic announced its dropping out of the project said it was frustrated at its
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now minor role in the system the country was originally supposed to host a radar base but president obama proposed stationing a less important to sell it as their washington claims aims to protect your from potential threats from iran or north korea but there has been strong opposition from russia which is concerned it is the target czech republic has also seen massive protests activists took part in the rally says the system will only fuel international tension. check people don't want such a thing here in this country we feel that this will actually undermine the security of both the czech republic and europe as a continent and so we think that it's completely contradictory to play such and such a system here in europe this system without incorporating russia without talking to also other world super powers like china like india or the following of ours that will be the biggest world economies in the in the following few years is
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really going to make a lot of tension on the global scale and so it we should be wise and just start thinking about building security mechanisms and structures that will include all the big superpowers not just. moscow has asked for legal guarantees that the proposed missile to fancy old won't be aimed at its nuclear capabilities so far the u.s. and nato have refused to provide them russia's and void to the alliance says the project seems more of a threat to security rather than a reassurance. because of books which you do the security of an individual or state consists of two parts the first is the guarantee given by law by the state the other participant mentioned by a person's actions to provide his or her own security the same applies to what's the more real guarantees we get from our partner the less will do to provide security and vice versa i believe the missile defense project in the way it's presented now is very provocative and unjust it can be useful and fear only if
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russia gets to participate in it on equal terms with other states because that was russia's and were to nato commenting on the alliances miso the fans plans in your. the greek prime minister is promising to reshuffle his cabinet and seek a vote of confidence in parliament after coalition talks with opposition parties failed george has been trying to push through more cuts to secure a second e.u. and i.m.f. handout the plan sand over twenty five thousand angry people onto the streets of athens and wednesday while unions held a general strike protest has clashed with police who fired tear gas at the demonstrators threw rocks and petrol bombs there were a number of arrests and injuries some of the protesters tried to block off parliament to stop an piece from voting on the newest era the planned british. kharaj believes that isn't going to help of repapered because it's only there to save the banks it's one of the reasons that everybody is so determined to keep
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greece in the euro is so that the banks don't have to take a serious hit all their fourteen lending policies so something has gone seriously wrong with the banking system it's almost as if there's a little on the holy alliance of politicians and bankers versus all the people i'm sure that's what the people on the streets of athens today feel like don't think the banking crisis is over i suspect but it's hard to i did many cases it might have been better to do what iceland did and they say look these banks go bust these people lose their jobs these people lose their money that time fortunate about life and i suspect we're going to regret keeping the banks and float and imprisoning countries like greece inside a currency union which they're just not suited. and there he is sara for us was caught up in a violent protest in the heart of athens her firsthand account is available on our website our team dot com. and they got kind of how we see the bright side of the
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play no question you have the baby but very hard to break a lot of these people who are provoking you don't even want to freak out because they caught the bug. plus there are also plenty of other stories and videos that are actually dot com including stunning images of a rare total eclipse of the moon on a wednesday night. and the record will hear the next round in the ongoing legal battle over viktor bought the russian man america accuses of being an international arms dealer he's a lawyer and the prosecution will discuss the case with the judge buddhas awaiting trial in a u.s. prison but as marine import now reports the legality of proceedings is being questioned every step of the way. he is the russian citizen america for relentlessly to adopt victor boot was secretly and swiftly extradited to the u.s. seven months ago and this may be where he stays indefinitely if found guilty on arms smuggling and terrorism related charges could be. he's looking at law there's
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no parole there's no early release in the federal system really only was in the federal system to get a reduction in your sentence. a significant reduction is if you cooperate with the united states government some have argued mr bush needs to be on captain america's team however captain america is being accused of playing dirty and illegally to remove the air cargo business man from thailand according to documents released by wiki leaks all levels of washington top to bottom mounted political pressure against bangkok to gain custody of boot in the us cable dated august thirteenth two thousand and nine u.s. president barack obama was urged to call thailand's prime minister directly about boot the u.s. attorney general and state department were encouraged to call the thai ambassador highlighting the massive drug enforcement administration commitment to thailand and
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the us ambassador in bangkok urged the thai government to issue a public statement of disappointment at the judge's ruling not to extradite boot america's the world's most powerful nation but it's not more powerful than the world unfortunately the way things stand right now they're willing to flaunt every international law to get what they want and that means doing all these illegal things in the case of the mood to extradite him or should say kidnapping who was arrested in bangkok in march two thousand and eight during a u.s. sting operation he was charged with conspiring to sell weapons to colombian fark rebels on two occasions the thai court rejected america's extradition request when an entourage of armed u.s. agents removed him from thailand following a decision of the thai government his extradition was still not legally approved the covert operation was kept secret from russia boots family and his attorney. tell you the transfer of victor boot to america was
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a violation of the very important thai american treaty signed in one thousand nine hundred which the political offenders cannot be extradited as the case was not finalized and was moved to the us america used various means political. another's outside the boundaries of due legal process to get victor boot that means that victor boot is not getting a fair deal to this day tire fishel have not provided official documents explaining the legal grounds behind boots extradition this despite repeated inquiries made by the russian foreign ministry that we know for sure that all movember sixteenth two thousand and turn that the moment a little bit to beat was physically taken out of the time prison his case was being considered by the toy cool to the appeals that is why there are no legal grounds for him to face a u.s. court. meantime victor boot remains in the u.s. prison held in solitary confinement his wife doubts her husband will receive
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a fair trial from the country she says violated international and bilateral laws to get him. it's clear to everyone that the case has long been moved from the sphere of want to politics i think or rather i would love to think that the american court is unbiased but i have strong doubts about it because i think such pressure could be put on anyone including the jury. the country accusing victor boot of our dealing now finds itself a political arm twisting come october an american jury will decide picked a future to be a political pressure at your side by the u.s. army evidently the arena point nine r.t. new york. take a look at some other stories from around the world al qaeda second in command has become its leader according to a statement allegedly issued by the organization models are wary is believed to have been the operational brains behind the nine eleven attacks
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a week ago he said al qaida would still terrified united states form leader osama bin laden was killed by american special forces in pakistan last month. richard a u.s. congresswoman shot of the hadn't. he has been released from hospital after recovering enough to walk and talk again gabrielle giffords still faces daily intensive therapy and may never be able to return to work six people were killed and twelve others injured in the arizona shooting that to place during a political rally the man accused of the shooting has been declared mentally unfit to stand trial just. a hacker group claims to have knocked the central intelligence agency's public web site offline a firm calling itself lulz security appeared on twitter to confirm it was part of the attack the group has previously claimed responsibility for cracking into the senate u.s. public broadcasting system t.v. network and a company that works with the f.b.i. the cia website was inaccessible on wednesday. in an extreme world of ice i'm cold
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this far as the eye can see it's one for all and all for one every human sent there to work wherever they come from is a vital link in the chain of survival on thomas went to antarctica to see international relations at their best. in the icy waters of the antarctic this research vessel was damaged in some very rough seas going to sea is never easy it always involves risk we ran into a storm and had some trouble with our rudder so we came into this choice for a base where we're having but your lands fly and parts and where the russian bases offered help and other bases around of offered any help that's the kind of international cooperation that we get me antarctica which we may not get in other places because of its remoteness and because all countries that are here recognize the importance of all the work that we all do here working together is vital for the survival of those at the different international stations as well in the winter
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medical evacuations are impossible because of the weather conditions. and a lot of this it is very important to cooperate without a stations where different doctors here with different specialties so we complement each other for example my main specialty is orthopedics trauma i'm the only one here as you can imagine my specialty is in high demand here therefore neighbors get in touch with me quite often we also ask on neighbors to help us with diagnostic devices we don't have one of the areas where cooperation between countries is strongly evident is in the realm of scientific research where ideas and information are exchanged regularly so that multiple projects can benefit for example we're working right now with the germans who are further down the peninsula doing a survey and we will combine our data with their data at the camera meeting we also work closely with the british and provide any other help with scientific investigators that come aboard our ship to conduct their search their studies as well as well you hear two different dive teams discuss how they can share
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information and samples between russia and germany. and beyond the lab different countries keep an eye on each other to make sure that all activities are in line with. the antarctic treaty system an international monitoring program that helps protect the earth's southernmost land we've seen that just today which is in the. very closely you can very well treated the russians the giants and the chinese. think it's one of the unique treaties in world history in terms of that kind of cooperation and it is this special bond of working together in such an extreme environment that creates such a lasting friendships that when i came to the station for the first time one chilean put it very well leave the conflict to politicians we the polar explorers have to live in peace because if we can remind ourselves who else can we rely on for help. in antarctica sean thomas.
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thomas reporting from the world's coldest continent there and you can read more about his adventures in antarctica in his blog. of course you can have more on the stories that we cover for you here on our team. more than a month. in one of the most extreme environments on the planet this is antarctica and people have to be aware that they're far away from civilization. so special and attractive for the wildlife. and the fragile. expedition to the bottom of the earth. well same bed as we're getting down to some serious business as the forum gets underway we are live and russia's northern capital tracking the deals and discussions.
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welcome live to st petersburg where the russian answer to davos the st petersburg international economic forum is underway right now more than a thousand attendees from dozens and dozens of companies are here in st petersburg looking at the economic potential of russia among the big themes that we have going on here are russia's a session to the world trade organization and the efforts in order to complete that and also the creation of a state backed private equity fund with about ten billion dollars worth in it in order to foster innovation in russia and to bring more business and economic activity to russia and the former c.e.o.'s countries also another big aim of this it is not only to reach out to the west to the west and western companies in order to do business here but also look to look eastwards as well china is going to be a major player in this conference in fact along with president dmitry medvedev
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chinese president hu jintao was also scheduled to be here as well and while i hear they're going to be working out the final details of a gas deal between china and russia right now to talk more about all this and to talk more about the general economic situation and what's going on here in st peter's averred i am joined by nicholas jordan c.e.o. of u.b.s. in russia and the former c.e.o. is countries thank you very much for joining me here so just tell me so far what are your impressions of the conference of what do you hoping to accomplish here well i think it's very impressive set up. i think it's probably the premier. forum in which the business community can meet each other as well as the political elite and discuss both the things that are happening today as well as the way forward very good now since president medvedev took office diversifying the economy he said has been one of his primary goals how far do you think progress has come on that i think there's been some progress i don't. it's enough and personally i think the
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actually the government also believes that it's not that the job is not complete. they have done some good things like you like they've established kolkata they have asked for politicians to leave the boards of various companies they have extensive privatisation program they've established the fund that you're talking about that would look for edward investments so they've done some things but there's more to do right now russia seeing heavy capital outflow in the last ten years despite strong oil prices and despite commodities prices being high why do you think the money is leaving russia and you think it's a risk for the country. well i think that if it continues long term probably give us. some of that this diversification some of that is technical with various mergers and acquisitions moving things are sure off shore and things of that nature but obviously some of that is money that should stay at home while moving abroad and i think that's a trick that is where the government needs to to concentrate its efforts to create
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a long holy environment in the pension industry for me to be. insurance companies life side of their business his minute mutual funds and other things you know you're not going to create you're not going to bring companies to list in russia if there is no longer money in russia they're going to go where the money is and right now that's in london hong kong and new york and in terms of your money in russia how does that go and what are the u.b.s. plans and what is the general vision for the way forward here but we're very optimistic and positive it's a large country with a large population a very substantial near abroad if we can call it that. we believe there is progress being made in diversifying the economy there's going to be opportunities in respect to that companies new companies are rising all the time they need to raise capital that's what we do best we do it globally and we believe we could do that here and do you think russia's assertion to the w t o is something. that is going to happen
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is going to help the country in terms of bringing foreign business i think i think it's a positive i think it will happen and it's inevitable that it does happen but i think some of some of the benefits will be at the margin but it's another step in joining the global community international committee of the league financially politically and otherwise and so it's a positive step very good and what do you think will actually what actions do you think the country can intake in terms of things like this forum at such trip to encourage more foreign business and investment but i think it contributed effort to address i guess the three major concerns of the international community which are a stable illegal a violent a more a better understanding of property rights and you know the general political stability which i think in fact is being addressed in a positive way all right very good thank you very much for your time nicholas during the c.e.o. of u.b.s.
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in russia thank you all right and that is the business program from here in st petersburg at the st petersburg economic forum stay with us here on our t.v. throughout the day for all the latest. wealthy british scientists i'm told some time to. market. find out what's really happening to the global economy with mike's concert for a no holds barred look at the global financial headlines tune into a report. more than
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a month. in one of the most extreme environments on the planet this is antarctica and people have to be aware that they're far away from civilization sean thomas discovers what makes antarctica so special and attractive for many wildlife. and friends an. expedition to the bottom of the earth. mission free accreditation free transport charges free. range humans free risk free studio types free. download free broadcast quality video for your media projects for free media oh don carty dot com.

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