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new york police get heavy handed on thousands of angry protesters who are demanding social and economic reform in the united states. back from the dead the syrian woman reported as the first female victim of the government's pro-democracy crackdown turns up alive and well forcing several media into backtracking. and greece is gripped by a shutdown and showdown as police round on an angry public whose leaders are struggling to stave off a catastrophic default. paulson business is all about investment and the russian
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economy as business and government awaits comes together in moscow we'll have all the details for you in business and twenty minutes. it's three pm here in moscow this is r.t. coming to you live on an isa now with our top story and police in the u.s. have been films beating back protesters at a mass demonstration in new york in the biggest of that yet in the three week war rally called occupy wall street there are also reports of pepper sprays being used and police have confirmed they've made dozens of arrests at the rally thousands have been taking part in sustained protest to demand social and economic change activists say they're fed up with breaking their backs of work while the wall street bankers bonuses keep flowing parties rina for ny has more from new york. ten
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to twenty thousand demonstrators were out on the street but from what we're being told may have actually we're on our way and holiday crowds part of the crowds that formed in lower manhattan by a wall street surge has to carry gates around the new york stock exchange and officers moved into contain the protesters from what we saw on the video officers swatted protesters with the times. with mace or pepper spray hoarding to some reports even one local news reporter who is a story with pepper spray his however man who was hit with a baton things clearly getting violent down by a whole street as this demonstration was carrying on all day long cops how they arrested dozens of protesters but the final tally is not yet known or t. has checked in with the new york city police department and they don't have
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a final tally yet now let's remind our viewers this is not the first clash between police officers and the protesters and so last saturday nearly eight hundred of them were arrested in one day when i'd be working hard in a peaceful protest against corporate influence on us politics like as what they call corporate greed wall street greed so we feel for we but we also saw several anti-world street protesters that are part of this who called occupy wall street they were me students face by a police officer police officers have used orange netting. up to get to these protesters that they say are acting disobedient civil disobedience is the term the police have used here in new york but before these clashes took place we should inform everyone that this demonstration that took place in new york was an precedented it was the. biggest one goes far by occupy wall street that now it's
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because it doesn't believe or unions joined occupy wall street we saw transport workers we saw nurses we saw teachers students from universities in new york city and throughout the country all walked out of class at a certain time to join the movement that is being held in high in new york by occupy wall street now this this movement we should remind our viewers is not just limited to new york it is caught on in cities throughout the country such as dos it was angeles chicago boston gets just anyone here we know what is being planned in taking in washington d.c. in the next few days now this is this is clearly gaining an enormous momentum and it's not just a group of activists these are now bush treated americans coming together we've grievances about the way to make us system is structure and the way the economy is
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in decline and not benefiting from the common gay marriage. we're getting your thoughts on those protests in new york here's how votes are stacking up at our team dot com we're asking today what will be the biggest result of wall street protests almost half so far believe will be all noise and no action over a quarter think this will seal obama's fate as a one term president and around a fifth of voters think the anger will boil over as a whole class is that enough for college wrestling is real actually plant some kind of look for your voice now on our team dot com told me. in syria at least six people are reported to have been killed in the latest clashes between protesters and security forces human rights groups continue to sound the alarm over multiple arrests and killings but one high profile victim has made in amazing reappearance bennett reports on the media's quickfire reactions at the
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expense of fact checking she was hailed as the flower of syria the symbol of the suffering under president bashar assad's brutal regime at least that's what much of the western media said after the apparent butchering of zeinab al gore's name we have viewed pictures of what was done to xena corpse and they are simply too gruesome to air several western media outlets were quick to report al gore's news gruesome death apparently the first woman killed in government custody but now it appears she's miraculously back from the date even being interviewed on syrian t.v. . to the police station to see the truth that's what i see to those line channels i'm now still alive not dead human rights groups like amnesty international jumped on the bandwagon to reporting out was tortured murdered and mutilated even claimed a mother found the body in
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a morgue last month all assertions is now being forced to backtrack on this we will endeavor to be more cautious and phrase things a little bit more nuanced the state broadcaster says the interviews to dispel what it labels fan brick ations by foreign media to serve western interests and stories like this that have been used to prop up calls from the u.s. britain and france for un sanctions to be slapped on syria but their foundations are now looking shaky than ever this footage religiously shows unarmed civilians being targeted by gun toting rebels so perhaps not the peaceful opposition there have been made out to be by the west that only seems to look one way. this notion that the u.s. is now part of this pro-democracy. is ridiculous they are jumping on that panel where again is an opportunity to get out front of it and create this deceptive appearance while at the same time there's a porting the dictatorships that are aligned with them in the united nations and as
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part of their empire russia and china vetoed a u.n. resolution for syria seeing through it as a potential cover for another libya install intervention so they may not be any oil this time but there's always an ulterior motive it's important to use as a geopolitical factor right next to israel a country which obviously america and britain and the other western powers strongly support so that would be able to arrange a political narrative vetoes of followed by a security council walkout from america over remarks during the syrian envoy speech but the u.s. promised to be back with another resolution and undoubtedly more dramatic evidence to drive the point home either bennett artsy london. well the syrian president's political advisor has been speaking to r.t. and says syrians want talks not western interference other decisions taken by the western countries are based not on real events in syria but rather
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a new task of suppressing syria as an arabic state the problem is that some states funds and armed terrorist groups operating in our accounts and villages this in a certain area people's lives very difficult and puts them in real danger if not to the syrian opposition to protest against foreign interference position should participate in dialogue for the goal of reform and building a new greater syria. itself a listen to provoke return against dialogue with the government. on the way for you one step closer to being part of the un the palestinian bid for full recognition of the world body where they've just been given the nod to join its. our. first greece's latest twenty four hour national strike turned violent with police firing tear gas on angry crowds of protesters the country all but ground to a halt as greeks made their feelings known about the extra costs they faced about
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the country can try unplugging the massive three hundred fifty billion euro debt arcee sarah ferguson the greek capital tempers flared. anger in athens syntagma square once again bearing witness ok clashes between rightly curious protest is. that. right. and the pensions really be my thing as a police moved in to clear the crowds and shocking things at one point the police seem chasing protesters into the net or a station many others hit and kicks by they supposed to be keeping control of the message being sent by the government is one of repression and fear. scenes like this raise serious questions about the level of force being used in a prior is a forty three year old journalist who's reported from many conflicts it was in his own country where he sustained his worst injury. i just remember thinking this is
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really happening please shelter in an enclosure just listened and one policeman who i think was a commander in a very very taking pictures i told him i was a journalist but he gave an order and i'm going to flash bronstein at me these are some pictures i took. the place he'd taken shelter amplified the sound of the flash bang causing always takes all the injury which is causing his job. after the attack i won't call it an accident it was in a time my life's been like a small. an investigation was launched into the incident but progress has been slow a fabulous tells us of the countless cases against heavy handed police tactics anything to support any kind of results we witness for ourselves the lack of discrimination when the police lash out when journalist along with his camera to the ground the rise in the level of aggression seen by the police and the more extreme groups of protesters is causing serious concern with the government
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continuing to implement severe austerity measures in a bid to receive further cash pensions looks set to keep escalating i think we are . exploring the form of. the first reaction. of the. impact of the financial crisis has been played out play by play on syntagma square there are now fears that the financial crisis turn into an economic recession could bring entire usa and not just the greek people to their knees. greece's financial paralysis is being worsened by the. project target's economic analyst martin mckee thinks the only way for greece to survive is to default and
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start fresh. if they default it may actually not be the thing and not just greed i would saying. that may also not be a good thing because then they are after they can start again debt free they don't have to increase taxes they can devalue their currencies every law taxes become more competitive again so. that may actually be potentially the best solution on the other hand if they play out everything you would sacrifice in their currency is that really true of the euro or all the thing is the most likely cause i believe if the leaders for example in germany are managing to sell that loser to the public. they are most likely to print and sacrifice currencies the ability in order to avoid this one controllers collapse which would be quite difficult for politicians to tell people your money in the bank is gone. still ahead for you this hour keeping fit officially for a report from russia's penza region where the governor's exercise montra is
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spurring the population to stay healthy by law. the new leader of the former georgian republic of a process that the kremlin president alexander on call has been meeting to meet the needs of a diff i mean it is following the visit and now joins us live what are the two leaders discussing during this trip. well this looks like this is the first visit a list you have said by the president president after his inauguration which took place just ten days ago now during the reign of the previous uprising presidents who gave up who has passed away earlier this year all of the contenders for the presidential polls have assured that they will continue on the friendly course with moscow and judging by the number of documents signed in the kremlin today this indeed will be the case under the new york president president and now documents and fields in various fields and what are you so sure you can all make by mental
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preparation have been signed most consequently have also agreed to upgrade their border checkpoints and today was also the day when russian president has also ratified the agreements with the positons another breakaway republic south to sit with the republic of south the city on the on these documents of russian military bases on the territories elbel republics with recent off the next forty nine years now you have to what you have to keep in mind that i'm most going to posit have been very closely connected over the past several years russian peacekeepers have been stationed in a closet following a following. after certain we had declared independence from georgia following the war in the one nine hundred ninety s. russia has also been by president's side during doing it the standoff with georgia in two. it was an eight and judging you know by the efforts that russia has been making in. easing up in re status and its infrastructure and its
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and its stand as a tourist destination for russian tourists judging by all of the cooperation agreements which have been cited the prevalence of say the friendly relations will continue on the air or is the hope with the new president as well. these are reporting live from the kremlin thanks for that update. and other news the palestinians have made another inroad into the u.n. by moving a step closer to joining the herd group you know asco they can now submit their bid for approval by the end of the month it would then allow palestinians to try and get their monuments listed as world heritage sites but it was given the green light despite fierce opposition from the united states it's a key diplomatic victory for the palestinians at the u.n. and comes ahead of the vote over its full statehood i was the new leader mahmoud abbas applied to the security council for full u.n. membership in september it's now working its way through the process. a look now at
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some more world news in brief for you this hour the iconic co-founder of apple steve jobs has died after an eight year battle with pancreatic cancer he let out will to become the world's biggest computer firm and presided over an empire that revolutionized computing mobile phones and how you listen to music jobs who was fifty six only stepped down from apple a few weeks ago leaving the company with a bigger cast pile than the u.s. government built on the backs of pioneering products from the i pad pod to the i phone and i pad. mass graves containing around nine hundred bodies have been discovered by authorities in the libyan capital they're believed to be the victims of clashes between former weapons and southfield loyalist in tripoli the new government's fighters are now come. towards the center of serious car colonel's hometown in one of his last strongholds the conflict has taken over thirty thousand
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lives since it began in february. and russia says it's concerned over america's move to deploy four warships with ballistic missile defenses on the spanish coast the u.s. has also sealed deals with poland turkey and romania to station ground based missile defense i will meant washington claims it's to counter threats from iran and north korea but russia feels it could neutralize its nuclear arsenal moscow has repeatedly asked for written nato guarantees but has received nothing so far time now to take a closer look at russia and on a health kick today. where in the pens a region of the east european plane although most of its territory lies on the volga are plans the capital is also called panzer it was founded as
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a small fortress in the seventeenth century and has been growing ever since today the city is striving to be one of the healthiest and safest in russia by order of the governor. to find out why. almost every day the government is telling us that we should eat more fruit and vegetables drink less exercise more of course many people ignore these recommendations the product working for the government will be very frustrating always telling people to do stuff with having no way over it for so you know what would happen if you could actually make people thought through i would be more healthy well officials are no longer have to wonder because in terms of exactly what the government has done. getting healthier whether they like it or not every weekday morning at ten am the tannoy in state institutions across spans are begins a familiar announcement. anonymous with cheerful voice recited thought by now familiar exercises of the governor's instructions and no one is allowed to slack
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off some go beyond what's required. so all this has returned to my youth and my youth to me we all have our governors initiatives you might. officials in this district have been told to leave the company car in a carriage and get on their bikes now all government business has been formed from the saddle the head of the local administrations of initiative has not only improved health but brought officials closer to the people. i asked the governor can we have one more car to help us with our gc's he said you can have three two scooters and thereby sort of a true officials can observe their people see who's up to what who's leaving rubbish outside for example. some critics have said the government's compulsory initiatives reminiscent of those and soviet times violate people's rights but
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a sports mad former motorbike rider denies their kids' ations. of using human rights the only way i'm abusing human rights is by not giving people the opportunity to do even more physical exercise. as the clock strikes them. the police are out in force. looking for bad children the governor has imposed a curfew for unsupervised under sixteen. i do not think it is a waste of police time those children were there arrested and returned to their homes we haven't seen them out on the streets again and in this day there are no violators of tall as the. white all round perceptions of pens they can sleep well last safe in the knowledge that with each passing day they're healthier more country and their streets are increasingly free or feral youths i'm here with me
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he's been living here for fourteen yeah and you just heard about all these health measures and everything else that the governor is suggesting now would somebody with an outsider perspective what's what's your take on this can you take that seriously absolutely i mean the governor's been very proactive a lot of investment going into new sports complexes sports programs people with companies as well. so yeah it's been very active and this policy of hospitals being built and diagnostic census you know there's a real results to go one of the things that the governor. did tell me is that the reason he's introducing this is to make the area more attractive for investment that a healthier workforce is a more attractive one i mean do you think that that's one of the criterion which people you ask them about their drinking habits their smoking habits and so on when you when you think people are absolutely i mean drinking so it's a very serious thing and if anybody drinks at work or comes in drunk and i thought immediately say that's
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a strict rule from my perspective. some terms of. activeness sports it's always good for the mind it's good healthy so people with a good regime and an active regime ace's use the produce better work and so they are more for pain he called hinchey talking about the government's health initiatives. but staging the olympics is a big box event but among the grassroots preparations in the russian resort of sochi is an army of volunteers the winter games are still a way off but already a bear trap interpreters are warming up to welcome the thousands of visitors to the games and he's the last he has been to meet some of them. greetings quite an introduction. over the cinci winter olympics these people will be on russia's national dream team and army of enthusiasm will provide guidance and translation for all visitors. not guilty than usual because this is.
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hearsay this is their first meeting in jeans and a great chance to get to each other to share their stories their new insights and they're actually teaching some of these techniques and respond to janice from southern russia he's new to the movement she started doing the nine hundred eighty six and even though there are generations apart they're equally excited to build the job ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah next year part of this group will go to london for the twenty twelve summer games but i'm one of the tenets of the of the i.o.c. and what they're trying to do is pass on knowledge from the games from organizing committee talk and i think that's an extremely expected such a phones his suit amount from the impossible in the trying to talk the cowboy greetings is likely to remain a secret handshake for sochi volunteers they say they won't be used to greet guests but chanting and dancing apart the voluntary helpers are taking on the task of
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meeting the game's unforgettable event for all. the sochi. but we have more on the american banker backlash in a few minutes when max and stacey take on the global insurrection against greed but the latest business headlines are up next with current. welcome to business with me kareen malakhov good to have you with prime minister putin has been making the key address of the russia calling investment for glasgow it's part of an effort to attract foreign investment this comes at a time when the country is suffering heavy capital outflow teacher global financial uncertainty bizarre to use money in a costly like hello to marina so what are the main points that prime minister putin highlighted in his speech. part of the surviving recruiting was pretty much i'm very optimistic about russia's economic outlook he said that the after effects of
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the financial downturn are still of course valid or not they're fully aware that risks are increasing thought he said that russia is better prepared than it was in two thousand and eight to handle a fresh recession in europe or in the us you mentioned that russia's government debt is smaller compared to other countries the message that's is a less than ten percent of g.d.p. rise the external debt is reprocessing and next year russia will not be pouring any money he also said other privatization plans are on track and they want to see less government participation in compromise they want to see more independent professionals of course modernization of infrastructure it is their family and go on the a certain time here reaffirm that and that he said that the merger between the russia's two main forces the arts yes and m i six is an important step towards boosting trade and spanish mosco as a global financial center this is of course a very difficult time to convince investors to target russia we've seen what's been
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happening with the russian a market plus we're all about sort of a drop through it's a weakness a level against the u.s. dollar more than two years would it get reports that russians are an eighteen percent increase in foreign direct investment last year which was equal to thirty five billion dollars but at the same time if he really. in dollars i have left but more interest groups have been in the last year and that was already three times more of them and few thousand times so it's a difficult task to convince investors right now through consider russia but through korea ok thanks marina thanks for this update that was marina cos we're reporting from russia calling investments for now let's take a look at some markets oil is trading near a four day high masters but the globe who saw calls the west dictated that fuel to freeze the world's largest grant straight read on the phone while w.t.r. as it were details the european stocks are in the black with banks leading to gains
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investors on waiting for the latest rate decisions from the european central bank and bank of england in other sectors carmakers also higher shares of control some. growth six point four percent in paris and b.m.w. climbed nearly three percent in frankfurt and thus helping the dax up now in other news bank raised six billion dollars in debt option as a best of show good all the time despite agencies rawson markets are in the black hole in strong gains in asia and on the line on wall street both the obvious and my six are all over three and a half percent and let's take a look at some individual shown that's on my six energy majors are on the rise gas prices gaining over four to have the sense to sour the company has delayed its euro bond listing due to market uncertainty coal miner response guy is up ten percent as you have russ says it has stopped negotiating the sale of its forty percent stake company i'm banking stocks are also gaining with bad bank over four percent in the
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black. that's all we have for you this hour but you can always find all stories if you log onto our web site that's r t dot com slash doesn't thanks much. the closer he has been to the streets drug an archipelago. for the world's northernmost statue of lenin presides over a ghost. town our chico's depends a good village volunteers.

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