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just after five thirty pm here in moscow with the headlines not a news story. which has achieved its first full membership to a u.n. agency but you know face is the last one fifth of its funding for the u.s. a balance are cut off for the palestinians were. firing back syria's president claims the protests campaign against his regime is being funded from. the west not to get involved and the head of nato was ruled out imposing a no fly zone over syria some demonstrators in the country have been calling for.
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clash of the russian a tycoon two of the world's wealthiest man. take their bitter dispute to a london court and spend money on. robbing him up and a half billion dollars and he wants it back. now with seven billion people now calling the scientists worried the planet can't cope cost their eyes to a new world where humans many believe provide the best option. for life to stay with us here and. we visit a remote set of russian islands where a population of just seven people live cheek by jowl with two hundred this documentary. braving the storm is right now.
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brushes for east the northeast yours is selling to the most remote part of the sea of a whole. new video from boeing three of them were intrigued by the remote place it will meet with. the milky yacht leaves behind busy sea lanes to set sail for the most uninhabited stretch of force. for yachtsmen in this part of the journey is very dangerous there for less. than what he's captured is accompanied by six tourists. to a mystery space shuttle garlands and for the all to call it goes because to quality of seals isn't it lonely out here when the only one failing. the travelers on board who gets the arlen's by the afternoon of the following day but a few hours later the weather turns for the worse. grey clouds in
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a cold piercing wind the portend to school million two hundred kilometers of left to reach the shuttle islands there's no way to floyd from the weather if the vessel is cool top in a bad storm anything could happen it could capsize the waves might toss it on to a sandbank if it's close to the shore. road of course this is a dangerous area for her also in our greater risk here or her anyone trying to get through this two hundred kilometer stretch will have to cover it in one go going to board or floor of course if you have to go too far away from the shore you can turn around and go back. in any case it depends on where the bad weather gets you it's up to the captain to make a decision the yacht has a month's supply of fresh water and fuel on board however every. a trip across the sea of a cult is fraught with danger ships crush it every year in two thousand and four
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a yacht called disappear the shores of the shuttle our lines with three crewmembers on board. it's always unpredictable here if you're not prepared things could turn to the worst if you. will for. the next eleven is fifty five years old and he's a professional sailing teacher the first visitation tolerance when he was very young will do you know it was his hobby that he uses it take truest to the shanty or you know it's. real makes a stopover in chicago our limbs named in honor of the famed soviet toilet on the island is russia's only center that specializes in capturing white whales the travelers decide to wait here until the storm has passed. oh everybody there they did it's great that you arrived safe now if you're most. welcome to go
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and if you look at the thought makes a captain is an incredibly brave man no way killing a nickel. the head of the facility first came to this island with his parents when he was a young boy after completing his military service he returned here and spent many years working as a fisherman now he is in charge of a team catching white whales so i'm in for scientific purposes now there's a sense of dolphinariums in russia and the brooch. i think they spend most of the time underwater where they can hold their breath for twenty minutes they just go underwater and stay there until you lose track of them for a couple of the number of males and females we catch depends on the customer we don't take big ones because their capacity for adapting to new environments is not good. at present there are some twenty white whales in the facility they take about
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a month to be tamed during that time they are expected to get accustomed to the trainers and allow people to feed them each instructor trains a small group he feeds the mammals and observes that the havior if a white whale refuses to eat for a long time it is released back into the sea. so crucial to me is the most difficult process but once the animals undergo reallocation in a new place training is easy each animal has a distinct character some are bold others are timid each one requires an individual approach with food. since the white whales have more yet become accustomed to humans they are very apprehensive of them they don't show up on the surface but eventually one of them agrees to be fed fish from a human hand. when. you hold it by the
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gills and be quiet for a moment it should come up to you to take it is a mild it will instantly pop up and something's coming yeah that's him down there. are you thinking wow look at that. don't they look great you know my family and they still hungry i'm speechless they're wonderful. two men become stronger the travelers decide to hurry own can reach the shores of the show and talk over limbs before the storm hits but not near the monster you genevieve feel at home this is how the sea of a cause greets everyone. always you know we will keep on the sailing.
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but the weather it's strong winds whip up waves up to three metres high the york could capsize of any moment the sea of a holds if the crew to see in the far east if someone falls overboard they could well die of exposure. with one hundred kilometers to cross until the shuttle islands there's not a single bay to hide from the storm as luck would have it the know it he has not yet moved far away from their previous stop of the idea noori call of. the seafarers spend several days in the twenty fishing village on a small spit of land. the surface of someone we have been waiting for the storm to subside for almost three days and still just thirty meters a second wind almost knocks you off your feet. fishermen have given a shelter when there's an elderly officer buying into nearby vessels or about the
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situation is better than being on the high seas right now if you want. the fierce storm is a remnant of a powerful typhoon that originated in china thousands of kilometers away even if the weather gets better it will take the fois seize several days to calm down completely. this is the second day we've been sitting around waiting for the. just shot through with the bombings broken down today was our first catch of bullhead fish food is running out. if this is exactly the magic genii we were after when we set out. five days later when the weather improves the seafarers decide to resume that
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journey. says a long course captain. this to more than two hundred kilometers to the shuttle islands the captain has chosen to close fall from the coast any closer would risk the old running aground the crew keeps on track with the hope of a g.p.s. navigator and america's compass. just before it isn't so bad now given to if the waves are just one metre high or three times ahead for the shantanu islands. we have resolved to move on because of stable atmospheric pressure in the last twenty four hours we are fine full to the shore for the shelter it has given us now we are an open sea was the over them with. a curious port of killer whales is attracted to the small boat this part of the sea of a coast is rich with simon in the summer they spawn in the rivers of the shuttle islands
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providing plenty of food for the killer whales. but the law is the size of all boat. it's underneath oh and coming up out. of the. killer whales the most colorful as belonging to the dolphin family they continue groups that have an intricate social structure when choosing sizable prey they can swim as fast as fifty five kilometers an hour they're not afraid of people who are they rarely attacks the. us military goes down against. it's a male suit for. the fuku.
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molly shannon toyland greets sailors with its rocky shores the shans islands were discovered by russian explorers in the middle of the seventeenth century in the language of the indigenous nif people shantel means parliament. the participants in the expedition decide to cut the route short to get to their destination as soon as possible they head towards the opacity straight during high tide the water around the shuttle islands rises by several metres low tide rushes a gigantic mess of water back to the sea of a halts the currents in the straits between the islands a stronger than anywhere in the world the slow moving yachts runs the risk of being thrown back to shore because of the powerful currents underneath the counter flows
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create a swirling vortex as a result the boat looks as though it's sitting on boiling water. this is what she teaches there are massive currents here storms give rise to big chaotic always making it difficult for small vessels to seal for the sailing here is a dangerous side from that there are rocks in the middle of the strait if you ignore them you're in for a good deal of trouble for you for the first call. centuries ago the shanteau boylan's were part of the mainland but later the advancing sea separated them from it the archipelago occupies an area some two and a whole thousand square kilometers roughly the same size luxemburg anyone wishing to see the many natural wonders will take several months to see them.
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toucher is that so much of a mirror image of a lot of people there is an operative is the world populated as the world reaches still another population benchmark the debate continues as to whether the planet. downloads the official anti application to i phone or i pod touch from the i.q. zaps to. what john sees life. video on demand r.t.s. my broadcasts and r.s.s. feeds now in the palm of your. question on the t.v. dot com. it's
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. the your treat is a safe way of the crew called set up camp by the beach it is below proof would that washed ashore and the shoreline is too narrow to set up the tents that. floated off of all these frequent storms dr grifo is from the shore the triffid
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ends up here going to flee for their lives but it has been a long journey about this place is not suitable for stopover. it's a block to all sorts of things or profession. the captain decides to journey on woods even though the sun is setting he wants to get to a separate bay by the bolshoi river for an overnight stay the the waves no wind can reach it. the toy changes twice a day around the show and. the difference in water level can be as much as eight metres during the noise of the water receded and the your ended up stuck on a sandbank the captain sees the opportunity to check his yours for any damage done with us both a bit of well while the count the most asleep on the job the tide turned the old
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around and left is here it is now that had so much ground we count possibly get to budge and we will have to wait twenty five hours before the next high tide and then we'll continue our journey. with your best friend we have pulled over here in. the islands or inhabited by a great many animals but the pez pose the biggest threat to humans that's why we expect asians coming here to make a point of camping out in the open territory that can be easily monitored. trying to find twenty five three six hundred eighty. two with the station is the only place on the shuttle islands where people live all year round it's situated in the middle of bolshoi shantelle island. and stations marriage of
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letting their boy monitors the weather report stay to the mainland morse code is the most reliable way of transmitting information over long distances. all the best to you. the weather conditions on the show quite challenging summer is short and in the winter the island's a cut off from the rest of the world by severe storms. when far away from civilization your self preservation instantly keeps saying. you have to tread carefully to avoid slipping spreading ranko. using an eye for an axe you need to be careful i must always remember that this place is far removed from civilization. there is an emergency hope won't be coming for quite some time.
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foodstuffs and fuel delivered to the weather station twice a year and locals take good care of themselves they grow vegetables on a small plot of land and they also bake bread people here can only prepare a few items at a time in the preheat oven three tins of baked for forty minutes. oh no our market your captain. is always welcome here. he brings food and news from the mainland the meeting is celebrated with a traditional tea party and the guest is treated to a local to like a brit with clout very dry as sandwiches with red caviar. this delicacy is considered an every day food here on the islands which are rich with salmon. anatoly and the islands oldest resident he has many stories about severe storms and unexpected meetings
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with baz. to come in here in the one hundred eighty he was the weather station chief manager for several years when he quit that job he decided to stay here for good. since then he's been making a living by hunting and fishing he's been to nearly every remote part of the ultra . close to the weather station of the remains of a steam engine it was brought here by willis in the early nineteenth century. they were whalers from north america boy this is where large amounts of fat were rendered when grinder was used to mincemeat. there were lots of whales but there was no electricity older machines the powers of the bench and the meat grinders were all driven by belt here two belts were used. and there's not even.
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anatoly over juke is sixty two years old when he said for the forest takes his trusty rifle with him to ward off any bad as. if you carry a rifle with you you won't come across anybody for months but the moment you don't a bear is bound to appear that's why you need this or not with. the bears on shantel island or big threat they tend to come out i'm a totally food supplies rather than the hunter himself. i mean the bear in my case it was yards and i'm not following the law i had made sure she couldn't get inside the store house really so she sent her cub there got a cut throat what i could find in the store house and when the two men outside they had a big feast. as a phantom of the shuttle islands there are
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a total of two hundred living here there trails nearly always leads to the miles of small rivers where fish pool it is that an encounter with a bear is most likely chance all bears are inquisitive but north aggressive. yeah he's the boss and he's behaving like one we're pretty. well i mean does the apes announces if he were working on flat ground really what you would do it looks like a clumsy animal but he would catch up with you in no time. even if he was scared out of your wits but you're still not be as fast as he came into i mean up there. there is no trace of him anymore. no the bad has retreated to the forest the captain can lay in the yours to allow the travelers to go ashore and cook dinner. just my mum will catch some fish leave it for him to give them pound if they like
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it right well boiled that could be spy for him thank you sweet fish. a small river flows into the sea of a halt the school has turned into a lake by blocking it with a mass of river sorry pebbles a log school of salmon approaches the shore as the fish try to head off where if a sporting but it is impossible to catch any during the spawning season salmon stop eating and ignore the bait the travelers are only happy to finally lend some fresh water fish. words that you have read on best seem to be only too willing to get course i can't help fighting on the lawn. there are families she she had and when i do this year. there are dozens of fresh water and salt water fish to be found in the shuttle islands among them a hunchback simon flatfish and trout. in
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the morning to your liking it's ritz made destination to check out and. put it on if. we're approaching new teaching islands it's in the northeastern straight line and we can't see anything because of the fog so we have to rely on navigational aids. if we're lucky enough we might see a colony of seals you know. with the help of the g.p.s. the york makes its way through thick fog and drops tank up by the island. program on there waiting for the signal. will. drop like say come and say when god hands.
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you to cheat island is home to numerous rookeries here seagulls cormorants and other birds make their nests. but the most interesting attraction of the island is the vast colony of seals the travellers a lucky to take a picture of them. when the animals sunbathing on the beach they are reluctant to go on the water during low tide this is the best trying to get close to them. i did this is going on this coat when we were still on board and we noticed some they think seals were going see try to get closer and touch them. several species of seem a million habit shantel islands the ring seal is one of the most common they feed on mullahs and ground fish for a long time seals were the target of hunters but now the practice is banned.
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the seals do notice the people and most of the rushing to the water but they do head out too far hundreds being quizzed device pop up all over the place the animals are puzzled rather than scat humans are a very rare sight here. seals can be very aggressive they can even fight that's why the tourists treat these creatures with care. just look at this little tail and flee. i'm sure the seals move slowly but they are excellent swimmers they can dive downs with it for five hundred metres and so true food. the nike has covered almost seven hundred kilometers it still has to cover one
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third of that distance again to come full circle but then the return journey always seems easy.
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