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thank. you. a multi billion dollar handshake for two of the world's biggest emerging powerhouse of a spring in russia and china closer together. also the leaders meeting in moscow of urged all those involved in the libyan conflict to refrain from escalating violence all the details in just a few moments. no place for colonel gadhafi in and libya's future the russian envoys messages he meets loyalist officials in tripoli to broker a peace so all of this amid a rebel and nato assault. the lawyers who allege the international arms dealer picked a brute repented challenge a new york court on the legality of his extradition to america. the sun is shining
in russia's northern capital i'm out throws a lot over the st petersburg international economic forum or tell you all about the high level goings on here in our business report coming your way in about twenty minutes. international news live from moscow's city center this is artsy. but energizing relations and trade is what the leaders of russia and china have been discussing here in moscow but they also couldn't avoid it sharing their thoughts on the conflict in libya. has been monitoring the meeting for. the two sides definitely enjoy a very strong relationship but both have stressed that there is still a lot of room for improvement and that improvement is precisely what was dominating the talks between chinese leader who jintao and his russian counterpart making it
to make it here in moscow both sides focus mostly on energy related deals we know is that gas problem is currently holding talks with china to build a pipeline originating in western siberia and going all the way to china. that is specifically going to exist to cater exclusively to china's growing energy needs we also know that gas from is expected to sign a contract by the end of this year to supply even more gas to china to cater to its growing population and therefore energy needs of course but we also know that it's not just gas that's on the agenda according to russia as well giant also if there is also the possibility that rosneft will be buying a share and now one of china's. oil refineries both men were very keen to stress that energy isn't the only that for a development for moscow and beijing both men have signed an agreement that will
see their bilateral trade turnover reach our hundred billion u.s. dollars by the year trying to. juggle that tide here twenty twenty there are going to be more business deals army agenda which empowers chinese leader will be traveling to st petersburg with his russian counterpart where they will participate in the same petersburg economic forum where most people expect more business deals to reach the table of the chinese delegation he told course of many more interesting aspects of this relationship to be seen in the next few days the two leaders met just a few days ago in us the not during a summit of the a c. old states and of their of the two leaders once again repeated the reiterated the position that violence will only lead to violence that the military intervention that is currently ongoing in libya led by its nature polish and forces will only bring more violence to the already volatile region and on the diplomatic solution is the only possible way to resolve the ongoing conflict in libya of course and we
know that that position was reiterated once again here in moscow both sides saying that diplomacy and negotiations are the only possible and acceptable way forward both sides saying that the nato coalition forces are basically doing more harm. but there then good to the region in general and to libya specifically course russia frequently slamming the nato forces for their military presence in libya also saying that it will not support a un resolution for syria should it come to that though both sides seemingly seeing eye to eye on that position as well and sticking to their position and the fact that the only way to resolve the ongoing conflict in that region is by diplomacy. is over reporting right that time a beijing based political scientist dr chung thinks that the russia and china's increased collaboration will have global if it's
a time when the world needs not kind of help. china russia trade an economic relationship and the huge development between two nations i believe is not only of the impacting european continent but oversaw the global scene i believe the wall these are the crossroads historic crossroads or some may say the wall of these at the brink of either being sucked you all are all coming to us nato military intervention in libya now moving into possibly syria or even to iran if russia or china or these air sea all the alliance we saw that not enough to stop the u.s. led nato military aggression in the north african region so i hope saw the s.c. all russia or china or china or russia leaving leading this new global moving on
to balance the power in the wall so that they can build a new world order where no more unilateral aggressive or you can clone your own methodology being put into a sovereign nation such as libya. with r.t. live from moscow and coming up the russian businessmen whose are being lined up for jail and not justice to try to get past to appear in a new york court his defense accuses politicians of twisting the jury's arms to keep him behind bars. artie's a film crew in the southern russian republic of the north a secular discovered a device attached to the car it was thought to be a bomb it's not to be something more mysterious it's correspondent with you no question about it is in the north and south korean capital with all the details. this morning karen and i'm you know i'm you know found a divine during a technical car chakra and soon after that as the whole area of that garage was
blocked off by police representatives but according to the latest information that i received from the carom and as well as some police representatives it was not an explosive device that is well cars doubt many believed to be because cars are quite often used here in russia's north caucuses to carry an explosive device but a radio beacon on to you to check of the location also r e t cameraman's car we were using this car quite often when we were going across the russians north caucasus to film different stories and to report on what's going on here in this region and this region russia's north caucasus is considered to be quite a volatile area there has been a number of terror operations that we were reporting on and according to russia's in terror minister over two hundred terrorist with a leading has of terrorists in different regions of this area have been killed since the start of the yeah and many police representatives not the center of the
garage told us that this toxic set of logging and a device that looks like a an explosive device or plugging in a trucking begon is also used by terrorists to create some sort of atmosphere of fear among the population. that is not in a question about reporting right that well there is no somewhere in the world that is working hard line it's like you know let's take you there just a few minutes iraq so you know there's antartica separate international crews come together to fend off the frozen conditions that they do you know we tell you how they do it. because of a russian that the u.s. accuses of being an international will be heard in a new york court on the state. you know waiting trial since his arrest three years ago more than three years ago now and thailand and all these were important reports his detention raises many questions over the legality of the case. he is the russian citizen america thought relentlessly to adopt victor but was secretly and
swiftly extradited to the us seven months ago and this may be where he stays indefinitely is found guilty on arms smuggling and terrorism related charges if he is convicted. he's looking at life there's no parole there's no early release on the federal system really the only way 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 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 now did political pressure against bangkok to gain custody of boot in a 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 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 some arab is 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 extradite him or kidnap him 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 m two occasions its high 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 but it's family and his attorney. the transfer of america was a violation of a very important tie american treaty signed in one nine hundred ninety eight which the political offenders cannot be extradited the case was not finalized and it was moved to the u.s. america used various means political. and others outside the boundaries of do legal process to get picked a route that means that your boot is not getting a fair deal to this day high officials have not provided official documents explaining the legal grounds behind extradition this despite repeated inquiries made by the russian foreign ministry that. we know for sure that the sixteenth two thousand turn at the moment when it was physically taken out of its own prison his case has been considered by the time i call to the appeals that is why there are no
legal grounds for him to face a u.s. court. meantime the cure put remains in a u.s. prison held in solitary confinement his wife doubts her husband will receive a fair trial from the country she says violated international and bilateral laws to get in the water and it's clear to everyone that the case has long been moved from the sphere of lard to politics i think or rather i would love to think that the american court is unbiased strong doubts about it because i think such pressure could be put on anyone including the jury. the country accusing viktor bit of our feeling now finds itself a political party kristie come october an american jury will decide picture of the future was there a political pressure at your side by the u.s. army evidently the arena for nine r.t.
. given some of the other world's news stories making headlines this hour al qaeda has appointed a new leader gyptian i'm hours away hearing who was osama bin laden's deputy now leads the terrorist organization a statement from the group so it would continue its fight against the u.s. and israel alex over here is thought to have been the operational mastermind of the nine eleven attacks warned last week that bin laden would terrify the united states . beyond the grave. a strong blast has struck nigeria's police headquarters in the country's capital and has left at least two people that one is report seeing bodies at the scene and cars on fire sending a thick pillar of smoke into the sky police say the explosion was caused by a suicide bomber the attack follows two blasts out of police station and a church in northeast nigeria a week ago which killed eleven people. a hack organiser organization claims it temporarily knocked the cia's public website off line the group known as
a lot security also opened a phone line for people to suggest which had hacked next it's previously targeted major firms which it says work against the people's interests and it's down public sites ranging from the us senate to sony pictures and drawings of the web pages to a halt by bombarding them with requests to service. the greek prime minister is set to unveil a new cabinet and seek a vocal vote of confidence in the parliament the new government is expected to be sworn in on friday george papandreou has been pushing for more cuts to secure billions of euros in a second bailout it sparked massive demonstrations are filled with anger in athens on wednesday people throwing petrol bombs and the police are responding with tear gas. but we have updates on what's happening in greece on our web site and there we are right in the thick of it at r.t. com you can watch our video reports from the most recent angry protests as they are
seeing news crew feel the force of police tear gas in central athens. also a line a big step for womankind remarkable day nearly fifty years ago for that russian cosmonaut valentino tarrasque over becoming the first woman in space. and the june moon it turns a moon much of the world witnessed a space spectacular overnight with the longest and darkest. a lunar eclipse in a decade we've got all the pictures the stunning pictures are all at sea dot com. a. quarter past the hour now here in moscow you without say it when working in the planet's most remote and inhospitable conditions it's key that everybody gets along and in antarctica the international workers there have got that down to
a fine dollars. thomas watched how different countries teams go to the ends of the earth to help one another. in the icy waters of the antarctic and this research vessel was damaged in some very rough seas and 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 way in supply and cards and where the russian bases offered help and other bases around the bar for any help that's the kind of international cooperation that we get me antarctic 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 and medical evacuations are impossible because of the weather conditions. and what
if this it is very important to cooperate with our to stations where different doctors here with different specialties so we complement each other you know for example my main specialty is orthopedic stronger i'm the only one here as you can imagine my specialty is in high demand here therefore our neighbors get in touch with me quite often we also ask our neighbors that 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 are working right now with the germans who are further down the peninsula doing a cruel 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 welders here to different dive teams discuss how they can share information
and samples between russia and germany. and beyond the last different countries keep an eye on each other to make sure that all activities are in line. the antarctic treaty system an international monitoring program that helps protect the earth's southernmost land and we've seen that just today mostly sleep basically the all comparable operate very closely you can very well treated the russians the giants and the chinese by facets of these the antarctic treaty i think is one of the unique treaties in world history in terms of that kind of cooperation and it is this special by working together in such an extreme environment that creates such a lasting friendships that is you look at when i came to the station for the first time one chilean put it very well leave the conflict the politicians we the polar explorers have to live in peace because if we can't rely on ourselves who else can we rely on for help in antarctica chant on us. seans filed a series of stories discovering more about life and work in antarctica you can follow
his blog and videos an article. in one of the most extreme environments on the planet this is antarctica and people have to be aware that they are far away from civilization sean thomas discovers what makes antarctica so special and interactive for merely the wildlife in antarctica. and the. expedition to the bottom of the earth. is turning twenty minutes past the hour now here in moscow russia's envoy is in tripoli to convince the region there's no place for colonel gadhafi in libya future but loyalist officials have told me that the colonel is not prepared to step down it is the latest push by moscow to mediate a cease fire but again off earlier held talks with rebel leaders in benghazi and the relative of could have in egypt but there's are no let up in the fighting
meantime with yet more nato airstrikes on a rebel advance towards tripoli the colonel's aides say he won't consider stepping down until a cease fire is in place within the past a few hours mikhail margelov told us here about see that it's time libya's political system saw a. need to have its own military agenda and there is another political agenda which is on the table and i am more optimistic about the political agenda i truly believe that that military members reparations do not sort of political problems as i understand of the libyan political elites today he is very for. the right people who are going to go to the right people who are in play around the world could offer them the right people in europe the right people here in tripoli. the reason position of the tribes and there is no let's say to the unanimity of views now in libya and so that's why it's high time to create
docking mechanisms to build bridges between different segments of leading libyan political elite. we don't see a lot from moscow not certain of its. business. there are welcome to our business bulletin this hour on creative well again thanks for joining me all eyes are on russia's northern capital as the island's national economic forum is on the way out this year presidential aide archival kharkov it says the st petersburg forum is more important than ever for russia as it begins to look east as well as west for investments as much as a brings you the latest. overall themes that people are talking about here are going to be or are russia's a session to the world trade organization and the establishment of a ten billion dollars state backed private equity fund aimed at bringing business and investment to russia however there are
a slew of some important deals that have already been signed here that we should tell you about right now dow chemical and the smoke of zero fund putting pen to paper in order to establish a research and development center in russia also writes now i know the russian nanotechnology firm also signed with several asian partners in order to establish a nanotech fund that is going to be worth more than one hundred million dollars also the head of the international energy agency spoke earlier today here at the conference he said that in his opinion in two thousand and twelve the average oil price per barrel will be between one hundred and one hundred ten dollars also hearing from a lot of important players and guests in the business community here in russia among them the head of cisco's emerging markets who talked about the challenges of the russian population centers places where people live in a far flung out there and technologies role in bringing them all together russia has the largest land mass in the war does the largest country by sign is blood the
population clusters are centered and far removed from each other from the eastern united states to the western united sees a five hour flight from eastern russia to a listener in the side of russia's sick eleven hour flight so how do you use technology heat to cut. these of the remote to the people the remote locations to create a crowdsourcing environment where you can drive innovation is the challenge for the country for education for healthcare for government services all forms of services that needs to be delivered to the citizens and our team will be with you every step of the way for the three day conference here in st petersburg lots more important deals to be signed lots more important guests to come stay with us for all of it here on our quiz. our recurring theme of the form is how much the russian government has done to improve the investment climate in the country because jordan at u.t.s. russia and c.i.s.
says there are many things that have already been achieved. there's been some progress i don't think it's enough personally i think the actually the government also believes it's not that the job is not complete. they have done some good things like you like they've established all kind of their past for politicians to leave the boards of various companies they have extensive privatization program they've established the fund that would look for a good investment so they've done some things but there's more to. and russia's all time low cost looking to get exploration licenses in iraq the company's c.e.o. told r.t. that this could dramatically increase local production. he would not become growth if you take into consideration the twelve countries. represented in the time the. being really launched and twelve million barrels a day in seven years to the right producer school two point five million barrels so we use will triple but amount to more than five hundred million tonnes i think that
growth rates will remain at the same level so. we need to meet all projects in to keep using them to meet the demands of its economy we hope that it grew old balance out but the production volume in iraq will undoubtedly be significant you know most of us take a look at how the markets are performing oil prices again slightly after seeing a loss of more than four percent overnight the biggest one day drop in the mom was spurred on by a spike in the west dollar against the euro as greece's debt troubles appear to be in for state stocks in the u.s. i wavering in early trading on slightly better than expected reports on jobs and housing with the possibility that greece could default number of people who apply for unemployment benefits fell last week to four hundred fourteen thousand a bigger decline than analysts had predicted. and european markets continue to fall for the second day running as the greek debt crisis escalates the footsie of the
dax. footsies now down point six percent one point six percent the dax is one point two percent the work. here in moscow both the r.t.s. and the noise it's remained in the red zone following trends from europe asia energy majors and industrials are among the main losers. superjet has made its maiden flight under the brand name of russia's fly carrier air flight. the plane took passengers from moscow to. st petersburg international economic forum the super jet is the first russian passenger plane office kind of built in the country in the past twenty years so has already secured seventy three orders for the chair i hopes to sell eight hundred by two thousand and twenty four . that's all the business news for now about collide on the st petersburg economic forum next hour stay with us for headline is up next.