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maria babyhood clearing the collection a load of clothes a. maiden's hotel leela park also noted a medicine shift that was punished but they for cash cuts. welcome back you're watching r t live from moscow these are the top stories in the media lot of gadhafi sons of ousted a fan a colonel stronghold of syria till the end adding is defenders will not surrender but shortly after his brother reportedly offers taught to end the bloodshed. friends of a group comprised of sixty countries is due to meet in paris to discuss the future of the country post gadhafi that's amid concerns over who the rebels embrace by europe really are and why their rule might mean for the region. and russia remembers the victims of the beslan school massacre that shook the country and the
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whole world seventy years ago chechen terrorists kept more than one thousand people hostage in the siege that lasted for three days and left over three hundred people dead most of them children. now russia will also be attending the meeting of the friends of levy a group in paris had of the gathering moscow special envoy talked exclusively to our t. about what may be in store for the country after that office reign and the future of its relations with russia our interview with the hill mark alpha is coming up next. civil war about to end in libya what should the chances facing the new libyan authorities what role can russia play and is it going to help the new libya we're joined by a russian city jimmy you know the russian president's special envoy for africa and chairman of the federation council's foreign affairs committee. back in may russia
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recognized the national transitional council as a legitimate party to the talks recently the russian president said that russia might recognize the in your thirty's as long as they can unite the country based on democratic principles despite the dramatic events in libya can we say that russia's position on libya has seen some adjustments over the past six months. perhaps is not such a good idea to start my answer with the word no it's still the answer is no opposition on the libyan political crisis has remained unchanged from the start in february we believe strongly that everything that has happened in libya is a political crisis which must be resolved naturally through political negotiation and consultation you can't resolve a crisis like this with military rules we said this when gadhafi issued his criminal orders to bomb the peaceful demonstration of those who opposed his regime and we said the same thing when a coalition started bombing tripoli we say the same thing today when the rebels
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have achieved serious military success we said of the libyan political crisis will not be over this is just the end of the military phase of the crisis what we need today is consultation with the widest possible range of political forces in order to achieve national unity as regards our formal relations with libya we have not severed diplomatic ties with the country i'd like to stress that our relations are with libya as a country and we have always said that the people of libya are only friends there let's compare the situation in libya with to say to newsier or egypt both countries have had revolutions they've had a change of regime. but russia did not recall exam or see from chilliness or from cairo our ambassador has had contact with the foreigner governments and now we have contact with the new governments the same principle works in libya. is the market of some complain that russia's foreign policy is heavily. influenced by there is
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fact is whereas progressive countries straight away supported the revolutionary forces the opposition the transitional council etc how would you respond to this criticism. our approach has never been to wait and see ever since the world leaders approached president medvedev and de ville and asked him to help establish political dialogue between the different parties in the libyan conflict our approach has never been to just wait and see of course unlike many of the progressive regimes you mention we've had enough of revolution in our own history we prefer evolution that's why we are somewhat reluctant to throw our support behind revolutionary rhetoric we understand clearly that slogans pass away and a tedious political process sets in so we are just doing our best to help start is quite a political process as soon as possible. but when did the opposition give up the idea of negotiating with colonel gadhafi or his team. which as regards
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differences within the m.t.c. have always been differences over political dialogue and negotiations you always have some people who are more revolution oriented and people who are less revolution oriented i've met those people and i have to say i take them seriously i like them and i have a lot of respect for them both in tripoli and in benghazi and in other capitals where members of the libyan political little to reside all those people belong to the same political elite which is emerged in libya over the past forty five years i don't agree with the suggestion that the party that was in favor of political negotiations has suffered a defeat in libya's national transitional council they will still have to negotiate towards a national union after the fighting in. russia and the g. eight spoke in favor of going to get out the second down at this summit in deauville what does the future hold for colonel gadhafi. we are probably not the
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ones who are best able to answer the question about mr gadhafi and his future it would be better addressed to the libyan justice system and to international tribunals mr gadhafi has lost his legitimacy as a ruler and his right to be called the leader of his people when he ordered airstrikes on unarmed civilians who were rallying to express political protest we stopped regarding mr gadhafi as a partner in negotiations when that happened i would say mr gadhafi will now determine his own future he chose the hardest path i would even say a suicidal puff he chose to make his supporters shed blood on his behalf until the last moment while he remained in hiding we do not know where he is presently it could be libya it could be another country regardless of this position he chose is not one of a politician who thinks about the future it's the position of a politician who is trying to save his own life if mr good after years on the run people will look for him and they will find him the fact is a wanted for mr gadhafi the rest has been issued by the international criminal
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court it won't be revoked. and now a question about the political process we touched on earlier do you think the libyans will be able to reach some kind of balance some a common denominator because the previous ones have been left in the past is there any other idea that will unite everyone apart from toppling good effie's regime. i think this government will only be successful if it in compass is the largest possible number of different libyan political religious tribal cultural and professional groups in this case i think the council would have to contact the royal family and factions of the ruling elite in cairo led by mr gadhafi is cousin gadhafi. who spoke strongly against mr gadhafi his policy of suppressing popular protests by force they would also have to deal with the various factions within me and sing sing which is not a uniform organization but rather a colorful. collection of various people and political groups each with its own
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beliefs and interests there are representatives of the tribal elite which i think will be needed if national unity is to be established there are also representatives of the intelligence of culture workers i can't mention any unions or similar institutions since over the past forty years gadhafi regime has succeeded in destroying anything that could be called a democratic institution by civilized standards there are no institutions about sort of libya and they will have to be created from scratch correct the n.c.c. stresses the importance of establishing political harmony between those numerous groups will this issue be result of the groups put aside old grudges. the libyans are apparently in a more favorable position compared to those who have gone through the complicated multi phased process of political restructuring before them libya can use the negative experience of afghanistan and iraq it can draw conclusions from the hard times egypt has survived and the less hard but still bloody past of two museum i
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think the best way to accomplish this is to act responsibly right from the start to bear in mind that a final decision on what libya is going to become is one for the libyan people to make not for worlds politicians have been playing leading parts recently the national democratic vote will determine us and it should be well prepared and duly carried out this is where the international community and russia in particular is eager to render active support to the libyans those who think that the notion of russian arab friendship is outdated and is passing away with a totalitarian regimes of dictatorships literally mistake of nothing if a code i believe of the term of russian or of friendship and partnership is up to date as it was fifty years ago. let us talk about the role russia could play in libya's politics economy and perhaps some other spheres heal cooperation between libya and the u.s.s.r. and. a partnership between libya and russia. for the first step russia took as
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libya's partner was to deliver humanitarian aid to the country during the military phase of a political conflict we had talks with the leaders of the national transitional council in benghazi and agreed with the interests of russia would be respected in libya after getting from was toppled at all contracts with russia would be preserved and the interests of russian companies are respected we're going to continue our active work in libya. heavy. according to early statements by the national transitional council a new government will respect contracts concluded with the russian federation but we also hear other statements like the one made by one of the new heads of the libyan oil company he doubted russia's position during the voting on security council resolution one nine seventy three saying that russia was more demanding than it should have been and that it was more reluctant to show its support for the opposition there is a possibility he added that some deals concluded with russian oil companies
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operating in libya will be an old. i mean whether that was a mean. field workers on the boards of the national oil company are in the first place professionals and not politicians at the talks in benghazi my counterparts expressed their gratitude to russia for not torpedo for not vetoing resolution one nine seven three flipping it be passed its stance of the russian federation was highly appreciated by the national transitional council that's what matters russia has never silenced its commitment to resolutions one hundred seventy and nineteen seventy three and of the russian president signed a number of decrees in support of those two resolutions the decrees clearly state that russia will never give refuge harder to gadhafi or to his family or to immediate subordinates whose hands are sort of the blood of ordinary libyans we will never support him or the forces loyal to him financially or supply them with weapons and we have stuck to our commitments in full measure. had to see happen
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that the west was consistent in supporting the revolutionaries whereas russia as one could say chose to stay away from libyan affairs when the fighting began naturally western companies with interests in libya will pursue those interests possibly using the n.p.c. to compete with russian companies the new libyan authorities in turn may choose to work with them rather than russian companies. but. i hope you will excuse my question but what are revolutions made for to gain access to oil and money to be made from it hardly so i heard the revolutionaries in benghazi say and i highly respect these words that revolutions perceive the goal of making the people's living conditions decent and normal at least not miserable as it used to be is to let people realize they are human and deserve to live as such if a country wanted people to live in human conditions it should maintain the balance of its political and economic interests but i have been traveling
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a lot in africa as a special representative. of the russian president and i constantly hear african leaders complaining they're tired of one country's dominance one blocks dominance they tell me they need a multi-polar political situation a combination of different interests of the same is true for libya it won't be able to keep in line with the interests of just the european union just the united states or the states of the persian gulf and russia will always have its place and there's some very of multicolor picture i think those libyan politicians who will respect the national interest of the country will without don't consider for permission that russia. is worth. their club dues childhood missile rashad by this tragedy. they still feel the fear they faced. and remember every second of this nightmare.
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remain in their memories and hearts forever. and as you saw. the be. a little angel on our team.
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indeedy a lot of gadhafi sons vows to fan the colonel stronghold of syria to tell the un adding it's to vandalize will not surrender that shortly after his brother reportedly offers talks and the bloodshed. friends of believe a group comprised of sixty countries is due to meet in paris to discuss the future of the country posted avi that's amid concerns over who the rebels and braced by your of really are and what beer will might mean for the region. and russia remembers the victims of the best lawn school massacre that shook the country and the whole world seven years ago chechen terrorists kept more than one thousand people hostage in a siege that lasted for three days and left over three hundred people dead most of
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them children. because they had lines here on r.g.p. back at the top of the hour it was more updates in the meantime and this year the latest sports. hello there thanks for watching the sporting this is what is coming up over the next. second round struggle second see it is of on rio battles through took place in the next round of the u.s. open. for see where you also start as a flushing meadows during his opening win of the tournament. the plan of attack how russia looking to issue a call on could you call for one not for the fences and the upcoming year i qualify . but first to start an irish through match village of honor has made it through to the third round of the u.s. open the number two seed committed forty six unforced errors against cutting a bone brain but still scrape through in three sets of all nobody over had made the
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final here last year but made hard work of this one after winning the first seven five he then lost the second ukrainian sixty three before taking the discarded set by the same scoreline the russian hoping to improve. three. i thank there was a good test for me and you know for a long time and i knew that she was a dangerous players are expected to very tough match then it was i think i didn't play my best tennis but there are limits to go to get through this one and you know i give myself another chance to go there next to him and try to do. another two russians join her in the next round not even try but i am very clear alain to be twenty four and twenty five seats by very easy straight sets wins their shock exit eighth seed marion bartoli on the fourteenth see so many people care about. twelve
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drivers next opponent will be australia some studies of a nine seed which the quarter final last year i was looking comfortable against i think six three six. the school. and in the men's game andy murray progress to the next round of eighty eight and set against in the song there is a man who is probably close to the bridge anticipated very needing to take on a typewriter called marching through them to. the office who. put it before some of the true spirit of those who are going to be the good. because you know if i'm going to. you know that there's something wrong with just. the motion of some of the production of that with. juan martin del potro also into the second round he smashed eighteen aces in his music when i would tell you people fell and broke how the argentine had
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started the bank four hundred ninety five in the world after a long injury layoff what is going back to number eighteen looking like. with the short moments we were going through. it was improving. first. of. its pressure. for relief to. two groups to your. house where home favorite andy roddick held on to be fellow american michael russell there as you'll samoan also progress is although ten seed nicolas almagro suffered a surprise defeat just today and bennett said. when i rushed there are hoping to win form place could help unlock the defenses in the upcoming euro qualifies midfielder you as your cough and striker alexander put in some sparking performances in the russian prime illegal recently and coach the capital believes
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they'll be kate and the home ties against macedonia and ireland counseling to top off was that the latest training session. this is the second training session ahead of the first qualifier against macedonia here at the stadium the last time a match russia squeezed a one victory and this time. hopes his side will be more creative particularly with midfielder. finding form again since his recent move from chelsea. said i was really happy. going back to russia to play. richie again because you can see the way he played last saturday was. so and is very important for the national team because i still think that everybody russia wants that we will go to poland. and we really need a very fit and motivated sequel so in that way. i think the crowd is serialised it is a russian guy and russian player well they will need him because russia have scored
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six times in the last six games but main striker alexandre could record his problem his shooting boots for the top scoring the russian premier league with thirteen goals so four and he also scored a hat trick last week or so there is growing hope russia could be more from the taking force on friday night we have to do it because we did it in away games as well. i think because arlen to play next. but be able to go to a coming of not a different game because we have to in a real to just win as well so but we have to hopefully go transit's so we know that we have to get to the six point you can't underestimate the importance of friday's game and the one against ireland four days later the true reason both russia top of group b. and with only the group winners guaranteed of a place next summer's finals are looked at his status on the six points will do the same a lot of. moscow. and will stay with football because there were plenty of last minute
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signings before the european transfer window slammed shut last night and it's a big spending russian side angie just to date elena acquired goalkeeper that would make a pool of back the tears come north sky high the twenty seven year old former russian squad regular has been brought back as replacement in fear he picked up a major injury to his left knee on sunday pull off used to be second choice keep up behind i can feel the pain here scar and russia i hear you move to angie from the normal moscow on a five year deal on key dates. he's heading back to ts guard with their shirts off a good game as i'm reading in the opposite direction. in england arsenal have brought in creative midfielder mikel arteta from edits in for around sixteen million dollars and the gunners have also secured yossi benayoun and chelsea on a season long loan trying to fill the holes left by the sale of cessed probably
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gases some men are free to pass alone or the city respectively their arrival follows that of need to sign germany defend the pineta sac a m original full back under the sun talks while chelsea have been busy to bring the portuguese midfielder around moodier as from liverpool in the full year contract he stood by goal. for the rest. of the rugby world cup starts in just over a week and russia are preparing to make their maiden appearance against the usa in new plymouth on september the fifteenth which upon porfiry caught up with fly half unity cushion at all through talks about what it means to qualify for the tournament for the first time. now the old is going to be feeling the pressure move the most when russia play their opening match and will come to gives you a say on september fifteenth and twenty six year old is expected to line up in a crucial throwing hard position which means he's going teams play niko and number ten knows what the russians will be underdogs come wait for the action to get
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underway he played a very exciting gust of gravity with four players show. the neighbors and russia. it's frustrating when russian brace for. a good experience for often. comes from a rugby family as his father used to plait of a summit union one was born in a town with a sports is firmly number one. and he's managed to follow in his dance footsteps and is now one of the most experienced members of the russian scored the bears will face be usain italy ireland and australia and push now the all of his under no illusions i just want to talk to ask his team faces kosovo first. you say they will cause the. just to play recess to have a couple of players what made you. want to. just just
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play they will try to do this rugby or go growing still isn't really very popular in russia and you remain sions but most of the teams into the request have come from foreign journalists however the man from the moscow region hopes a good showing in new zealand can boost interest in the game in his country and the russian don't really get a war some some magazines make a call to show some of that's the really interesting or are we maybe going to be better when. you get out of the games and seven sonoran wars and maybe go on the books forsworn. mushroom could not be over as a personal player compliancy to fly home back and he's going to be a key player for the bears in new zealand and he like the rest of the russian squad if you continue very rugby learning curve on the tournament find the stance that you bump wolf we don't see new paltz wales. that will move to the ice and the
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american almost starting from the east in junior hockey have been closer to the final of the inaugural junior ice hockey club world cup in siberia the americans ruthlessly transfer back inside time for wolf seven two to go shopping with two women shooting while a second straight defeat ensure the wolves won't reach the final only the greek when it will make the decider with the american side better placed the standing in the way is russian side red army and lost their second game to action riga they had one that i will play the americans on friday. this team is really good so is latvia and i think that it's more showdown is going to be probably the best two teams in the in the trying to be a go on. i bring group a man my redhawk celebrates death first victory on the edging canadian side oh bering strait take to take a second to the ladies and deny the local fans the possibility of a russia versus canada final one of the czech side and top the three after playing
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a second with the big three over the nama that rick. i will keep you updated on how they get on over the next couple of days that's the sport mate that i'm signed back into stuff. we'll. bring you the latest in science and technology from around russia. we've got the future of coverage.
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