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it was. it was. breaking news on artsy russia's parliament approved the use of military forces in ukraine appalling a request by president putin and an appeal for help from authorities in crimea. and across the east of ukraine thousands rally in a dozen cities against the current government in kiev shouting for russia slogans in failing to protect their land from nationalist groups. the leader of the ukrainian far right group called on international terrorist doku umarov the man behind multiple terror attacks across russia to join forces and step up attacks against moscow. and russia's federation council wants to recall a time basser to the us after threatening words from president obama.
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live from our senior center in moscow this is our two international with you twenty four hours a day we start with breaking news russia's upper house of parliament has voted unanimously to approve the deployment of armed forces in ukraine until the situation there stabilizes president putin has asked the senators to support the move because of the extraordinary situation in ukraine which represents a threat to the lives of russian citizens compatriots and the contingent of russian armed forces located in the autonomous republic of crimea according to an international treaty stated in the constitution of the russian federation i asked the upper house of parliament for permission to use armed forces new crane until the situation there is stabilized. archies arena has been following moscow's
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reaction to the events in crimea and the decisions in the russian parliament. and with the lightning speed at least what it seems like however it doesn't mean that we should jump the government literally and figuratively speaking because of the final decision rests with the president to put in who has to say yes or no whether to deploy troops on the ground in ukraine and he hasn't done so yet that point has been emphasized by his spokesman. but he does have the permission to do it just in case the reason for perhaps a need for this permission from the federal council is the fact that russia is a precious officials including of course the president and the both houses of the russian problem they're incredibly concerned with the situation surrounding the radical extremist groups or particularly of the national a person of nationalistic perseveration who are openly phobic and who are permeating. the areas branches of the ukrainian government and are making themselves quite clearly present in a lot of places in ukraine where
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a lot of russians actually do reside and it's protection of our citizens and russian nationals in ukraine particularly in the east of the country and in the terms republic of crimea that is the reason for of the decisions made by the federation council and of course for the appeal in actions off the russian president. earlier the authorities in ukraine's southern republic of crimea asked the russian president for help following an attempt to capture key administrative buildings by armed men sent by the new authorities in kiev are to bring the details overnight groups of armed men sent from kiev tried storming in and capturing several local government buildings here firing weapons and using sound going to the so-called self defense squads were able to repel these attacks but perhaps this was the turning point after which the crimean prime minister announced that he's temporarily taking over the control of all the crimean security services including
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the police the military the navy and border guards and he also asked russia for assistance to help protect the local population from any further a possible threats coming from kiev where he said power it was hijacked by extremists as a result of a cool now another thing which the local authorities did today was they changed the deal date of the referendum aimed at deciding whether or not the crimea should have more independence from kiev the date was changed from may to march so it should be held in the very near is to future just to explain the east and the southeast of ukraine where we are now a region is heavily populated by ethnic russians around ninety percent of people leaving living in these regions they consider russian as their native language this is according to official statistics and the general understanding here is that many of the new laws passed by the new afterwards there and give are aimed against russians. crimea's appeal for russia's help and it stand opposition to the current
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authorities in kiev is rooted in the region's complicated history crimea was long part of russia and in the u.s.s.r. it belonged to the russian soviet republic and tail in one nine hundred fifty four that's when the soviet leadership decided to hand it over to ukraine and back then of course no one thought the u.s.s.r. would break up like it did in one thousand nine hundred one crimea was left as part of in depend. ukraine but the majority of people living there continue to associate themselves with russia as you can see here more than half the population ah but the peninsula are ethnic russians ukrainians and crimean tartars are a minority in the republic now even more people ninety seven percent of the whole population of crimea use the russian language in their daily life and work so when the new authorities in kiev put forward in a language bill that revoked the rights of native russian speakers it sparked protests and calls for greater independence from the ukrainian capital we asked political analyst alexander poverty about russia's influence on what's happening in
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ukraine he told us moscow has been working to stop a situation from spinning out of control i think russia at each point of this crisis is three months back has really been destabilizing force here i mean the let's remember they they offered a lifesaver to ukraine back in december fifteen billion dollars and the president who. did it so russia is doing the next step but this is just a preparation for the next step and they keep them for sizing that they're waiting for a legitimate government to be in place once again in kiev and i think russia's not being allowed itself to be provoked right now but it's taking the minimum necessary to protect its own people and its own treaty interests. the president of ukraine alexander turchynov who was appointed by the parliament will be viewed by moscow as a war criminal if military force is used in the southeast of the country the
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statement was made by the head of the lower house of the russian parliament in those southeast areas of ukraine thousands of taken to the streets to protest against the current authorities in kiev parties maria phenomena has more. what happened in kiev has shaken not only crimea this very special area but the entire eastern and southern ukraine this vast area traditionally russia leaning ten large regions home to more than half of the country's population and ukraine's industrial center never recognized the country's new authorities that took power they say following and coup and this is why we see thousands of people both officials and ordinary residents men women entire families and at least ten major cities all over the area here protesting against the country's new monsters and against what they say could threaten their peaceful future they see the afraid of radical aliments that played an important role in the coup in kiev and they are worried that they
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could come to their regions bringing violence with them and this is something of course they don't want and in fear of the repetition of the deadly events in the capital thousands took to the streets protesting and demonstrating and calling on russia to help in hardock of the city known as the capital of the eastern ukraine the largest city of these area pro russian protesters managed to finally enter the government building that was captured by so-called pro my don demonstrators for almost a week and raise a russian flag and there was a competition by clashes and shootings and we're hearing that at least one hundred people were injured and this number is rising in another city of donetsk thousands again are on the streets shouting pro russian slogans and we're hearing that local authorities there claim that they would not obey kiev and they voted today
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to have a referendum over the region's taters while the majority of the population in east and south of ukraine say that decisions and laws taken by the country's new authorities are illegal. earlier we spoke to andre three thirty kings the organizer of the rally in the city of new property in eastern ukraine he explained what drew people to the streets in the first place and why they want protection from russia. people who come together they. never take their way of course claiming the power or cultural differences in this country generally imply that we need protection and that's this frighten the police all around the country they get them they kill them and the police now is just. has just lost its moral and the only way for us
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when protection and we have gathered today. all around the eastern ukraine remember . these groups and these are mr liberals can go to the election but first we need to have the ordinary store before the election we need to have the or there is. well the crimean authorities were asking moscow for help the leader of ukraine's far right group the right sector reached out to the chechen terrorists model of they urged him to support ukraine and step up the fight against russia doku umarov is the islamist leader of the chechen extremist movement and an internationally wanted terrorist russia's equivalent of a sama bin laden he's responsible for deadly attacks across russia that have taken the lives of dozens of civilians including bombings on the moscow metro and at domodedovo international airport who has also encouraged the separatist movement in chechnya by declaring it an islamic state he is currently wanted in russia and in
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russia on charges of kidnapping murder and treason. russia's foreign ministry responded to the appeal to the chechen militant by pointing out that many of the groups backed by the west are in fact radicals for more on this let's cross live to us defense analyst ivan eland. mr you and what's your take on these far right groups like like the one that wants to ally itself with this chechen terrorist well i think that's irresponsible and if the new authorities in kiev want to establish themselves as legitimate you know they'll have to. muzzle people like. this son you know ukrainian nationalist because of course anybody who kills civilians and that's my definition of a terrorist certainly and why our officer is ill and you know whatever you think of his cause it's his methods are unacceptable and i think that you know
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it's they're lashing out. at the national ukrainian nationalists they want to enlist any support they can but i think that's really going over the line because this man is. unacceptable methods of killing innocent civilians. yes side from going over the line morally as as is your pointing out what are the consequences politically diplomatically of asking one of the world's most wanted militants for help in a situation like this well you have to ask yourself does that represent the views of all the people in the ukrainian government now it probably doesn't but i think that i think you know i think there are legitimate issues that should be a draft like whether crimea should stay in the eastern portions of ukraine should stay with ukraine or you should have some sort of a partition like czech and slovak could manage to do it without any violence and
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you know there are a lot of russian speakers in the in those areas that really would prefer to be with russia and if you believe in self-determination as the united states says i mean. you should try to work towards some sort of a settlement like that now of course during this crisis there's so much chaos and so much. activities which are not acceptable you you have to wait till a crisis you have to find some way to get the crisis down and then perhaps you can work on these things and and try to get the support of terrorists and urging them on is not a good way to proceed by any side in this in this. you know conflict well there are already been threats that ukraine might attempt anyway to rebuild its nuclear arsenal and now asking the terrorists for help where could all of this be leading to do you think the west will respond to this at some point. well i
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think you know the problem that the west has is that ukraine creating an economy isn't headed for a tsunami i mean a tsunami is headed for it and it's it's you know it's if. you put in what was smart he would probably just let the west have the ukraine ukrainian economy and see what the west could do with it they're going to have to come up with a lot of money for the ukraine and i'm not even sure that's going to work the ukraine needs a lot of internal reforms economic reforms and other kinds of reforms before it can be a viable economy and i think that. you know the west is really bitten off a lot here and i'm not sure why i mean this is this country is in the russian sphere of influence clearly the west is trying to the e.u. and the united states are trying to pull it out of the russian influence sphere of influence but you know it's ukraine and russia have go back a long time together and of course as i already mentioned as we all know
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a lot of those areas in the east in the south of ukraine really. should probably be part of russia or independent russian speaking states and not part of the ukraine and i think the first future stability as i say maybe some sort of a partition of ukraine into i'm not sure why that's such a horrible idea to everybody but. you know in the want term i think that may be a good settlement. well time will certainly tell in this situation ivan eland u.s. defense analyst thank you very much thank you stay with us as our to continue to look at the turmoil of the ukraine after a short break. a . little lights around.
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you but. you. pay for the young girls cam all for the future harder. you know between two and three hundred million guns united states so you can act like they're not here and keep kids away from. the causes that is the law or you know i mean this teaches them a lot of rote sponsibility and since the gun debate through the eyes of children if we can't do it for our children move for our future what the country will say you.
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welcome back you're watching our two international live from moscow to our breaking news russia's upper house of parliament has voted unanimously to allow the deployment of military forces and ukraine into the situation there stabilizes let's listen to the statement that was made. that's why the of having considered the appeal of the president of the russian federation and in the interests of the safety of the lives of citizens from the russian federation our compatriots in the personnel of the russian military contingent located in accordance with an international agreement on the territory of ukraine in the its almost republic of crimea the federation council decides first to give consent to the president of the russian federation to use the armed forces of the russian federation on the territory of ukraine for normalization of the political situation in that country second this resolution shall take effect from the date of its adoption. earlier
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president putin asked the senators to support the move following an appeal for help from the authorities in crimea and autonomous republic in the south of ukraine that does not recognize the country's new leadership the president's spokesman has however stressed that the approval does not necessarily mean it will be implemented at a federation council also wants russia to recall its ambassador from the u.s. because of president obama's aggressive rhetoric russia also urged the international community to put pressure on radical groups in ukraine at a meeting of the united nations security council are to is going to check on has the latest on that. would russia brings to the un is the message that those who through force took power in kiev should not count on using force against people in crimea and other parts of ukraine that had no say in the power grab as my dog the russian envoy to the un called on kiev and those who have influence on key have to bring the situation in the country on a quote political constitutional prac pressure urges everyone to go back to the
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agreement signed in february between the ukrainian government and some of the opposition leaders that would lead to elections that would lead to a unity government which would be inclusive and it would not trouble in the interests of a big part of ukraine that had no say in the power grab it find on in the meantime russia calls for decision makers in kiev and in the west to rein in there as the ambassador said the radicals in ukraine will have very anti russian sentiments and cool prison danger to the russian speaking population in ukraine russia says if the russian speaking population in ukraine is in danger it will take measures to protect them under international law earlier the russian parliament suggested that the russian president recall the in basket or to the u.s. consul patience we don't know whether or not the russian president will actually do that but russian lawmakers say this proposal was in reaction to president obama
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saying russia would pay if it intervened in ukraine. ukraine's interim authorities have ordered the mobilization of the country's armed forces in response to the potential deployment of russian troops in crimea political commentator alexander neck of says key of stepping up its war rhetoric in an attempt to get money from the west. ever since they seized power in key i think they were getting desperate by the day because they suddenly realized that they're not getting that money which they hope to get at once having lost the money coming from russia and this desperation showed in the fact that they repeated all those warnings about the russian invasion the russian aggression and so on and so on and now we see them desperately enough to take also you know can make all sorts of problems provocative statements and basically imply that the danger a war is rising now the reason they do that is because there will be see need the
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money desperately and the west is not cutting to give them the money so we will hear all sorts of things coming from key from the new interim players and i think that the west itself i think badly misjudged the reaction of russia to the events there in the ukraine and i think it played they misjudged the reaction of people in crimea in in the east of the country as well. representatives of the new ukrainian government are already threatening to quit quite literally go nuclear and deputy from the useful bought up party warns that kiev can go back on its own constitution and restock its nuclear arsenals within six months an assessor reports. double standards going to war washington suffer sleepless nights and paranoia when it comes to the nuclear capabilities of countries like iran iran's nuclear program around stokely or program iran's nuclear program but the us turns a blind eye when it comes to provoke it if statements coming out of key have one
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member of the ukrainian parliament's ultranationalists aboard a party warns that a fresh a dozen tread carefully it will be dealing with a nuclear power that's the rhetoric despite ukraine signing up to the international nuclear nonproliferation treaty of one thousand nine hundred four there is a double standard when it comes to the way that the united states deals with supposedly nuclear threat from iran which let's not forget there is absolutely no evidence whatsoever that iran intends to develop nuclear weapons for for aggressive military purposes unlike iran the warning from the ukrainian lawmaker includes an actual deadline of just a few months this in a conflict torn country where even the most pessimistic predictions ended up becoming a reality but none of that seems to disturb the u.s. the money that we can't use to be for the hungry in the united states and in europe that money is going to support nazis in ukraine with nuclear ambitions who are looking to destabilize the region and whose sole goal is the destruction of russia
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yet another example of hypocrisy flying high from a country that touts itself as the world's leading democracy and cannot r.t. new york. we're getting reports of thousands of ukrainians who want to flee the country and are now applying for asylum in russia earlier medina question of a explained why some have been left really a deep sense of insecurity. people in ukraine are very war of course they're worried as fear is growing in ukraine as there's absolutely no clarity of what is happening in the country was going to happen in the near future and many people in ukraine mostly in south and eastern parts are not at all accepting the new leadership as legitimate and they are feeling very insecure because of that with their right to wing hardliners just putting themselves at the court of the upheaval and seeking to control the new government mania right now rushing to banks trying
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to withdraw cash from their bank accounts from a.t.m.'s and that's on top of that that led to the national bank a few crane entreat you stay yet temporary laments russia's migration service just said that the number of asylum applications received from ukraine has increased significantly even numbers such as one hundred forty thousand as silent applications have been received within the past two weeks alarming figures indeed and these figures mean even increase in the nearest future as the situation just ask just getting out of control where ukraine is now balancing on the verge of a default the country's finance ministry claims bankruptcy is looming it's estimated more than thirty five billion dollars in aid will be needed by the end of twenty fifteen meanwhile its foreign debt has climbed up to around one hundred forty billion that's nearly eighty percent of ukraine's gross domestic product and with the country being torn apart by those defying and supporting the new
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leadership the economic situation is only getting worse a reminder now of our breaking news russia's upper house of parliament has voted unanimously to approve the use of military forces in ukraine until the situation there stabilizes president putin has asked the senators to support the move. this move comes as protests against the interim government continue to multiply across ukraine in the east of the country thousands rallied in donetsk and reportedly seized the regional administration building mirroring crimea activists now want a referendum on the future of the genetic region in the local self-defense forces broke through cordons erected by interim government supporters to expel radicals from a local government building. we'll of course be continuing our coverage of the ukraine crisis in around thirty minutes from now but before that a look at surviving drug addiction and mental illness in california you're watching our international.
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judy cox a utah mother out of spite but an entire line of t. shirts at a popular chain store at her local mall the reason that she bought them was because she feels that the images of nearly naked women on them violate her local towns decency code she wants to make it clear though that she feels the store has the right to sell this type of shirt just not displayed in an exterior window ultimately her plan is to return the shirts on day fifty nine of the store's sixty limit let's hope for her sake they don't have a no return policy i bring this up because this is a great example of a nonviolent form of protest that actually works it caused a scandal and more importantly it will make the company lose a few dollars technically the girls on the shirts are even fully exposed believe me i checked thoroughly and i would even call them r. rated the local communities have the right to be more conservative than the rest of the nation if they want to be and it's good that judy cox actually did something
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rather than just sitting at home on the air complaining about moral decay across the country if a housewife from a small mormon community can stand up to the man what's stopping you but that's just my opinion. this is a just your mental. children and. we can spin it seems to be running out of steam as well as cold water cold truth. we said but this energy crisis like this is we america obama is wise and more such he's up to the plate is futuristic. so next light like to be precise.
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skid row is a neighborhood of fifty plaques which does not appear on any map of los angeles.
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and with. this new rule basically. and that's still. this is good in big question things here that you've been experiencing shit that there is just no way i mean there's no movie there's no book there's this is a real life experience to see people get beat up every night people get robbed us of people to step us and i've seen people get hit by a car you don't pay b.o.'s you don't notice you don't pay the car noticed your new responsibilities are not here because where homeless just less of a home baby my reality was that i was there you know skid row is the last house on the block at you know people just in my neighborhood you know i. basically almost slept on every street down here at one time or another i think i would never ever live in a way else you know skid row is my home. as many as eleven thousand
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men and women make their home in l.a. scattered around. about two thirds struggle with mental illness truck addiction or both but it wasn't always this way. i came to skid row it was more like skid row's we identified only drunks old drunks on the street. it used to look terrible he's old chris incarnation of drunks. and when it was really safe because they were not very aggressive now we have young strong crack addicts who are many times are willing to take a chance or really just want to get their money to get some more crack it's a different addition. there's always been efforts to get rid of skid row in their war and for people who are unable to live in the world and they were given the tried to move through again and again but just moved into a different area when big money developers began to revitalize downtown the flop
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houses got new neighbors and penned houses and high end lofts. there are not many places where the gap between rich and poor is a striking as it is here. literally there is just a block or troops operating those two things and i personally there's nothing separating those two things i was just for to enjoy over. skid row this is the new improved nice still to back it would have been robbed if people didn't come down to see into downtown to swell the air when it's real you know all this is dirt fields and burn barrels and they will cut your throat down to your people to come past main street you think this is called the pit spec be it down. to the people who told me different if it was a whole new generation. it's good rosenau or just seeing those potential real estate it's really the ground for it's fear that people are interested not much
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interest on the people who are on the ground everyone who lands on skid row has a story to. well about how they got there for many it's the last stop after losing everything for sun the fall is the specialty term magic my life you know prior to coming to skate row was. in some ways like most people in other ways it was a little bit different you know i am i was born in compton grew up there with five brothers and sisters lost my dad when i was three my mom when i was fourteen at that point i moved out to california and i was an athlete in high school and decent student and started smoking weed you know in high school at the age of fourteen after my mom passed away yet and still you know i was good enough athletically to earn a full scholarship to university iowa state university where i was a national champion in track and field and also was able to go and qualify for the olympic games in eighty four where i actually competed i want to soak the medal so
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to eighteen years old you know obviously going into the olympics a year out of high school was very exciting i had a lot of emotion going on. you know nine hundred eighty eight i started to experiment with other drugs they ended up you know getting involved with cocaine i freebasing cocaine and that was the beginning of a twenty year journey for me as an addict i had lost everything i had lost my shoe contract i had lost my house i had lost all the financial means that i head was really on the street. sleeping on the street for the first time and actually laying down on the sidewalk you know and trying to close your eyes and next we go to sleep when you're outdoors those are the things as an addict that most people don't really talk about so the first time i came down to skid row i was pretty much our five. i was amazed at the numbers were down here i was
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amazed at where some of the people had come from. midnight mission first opened its doors and nine hundred fourteen cents and thousands have passed through its drug and alcohol treatment program. two hundred forty four men occupy this space here at the mission and we're going to go and see where i got my humble beginnings in recovery this is the residence when you first come into the midnight mission everyone that comes in has to come through this dormitory first. so this was my bed c three up and you can see this empty this is just the way it was when i when i got here i did a lot of soul searching this bit right here i had to make up my mind whether or not i was going to try to stay sober what the program was for me what i was really doing here you know at forty one years old what are you going to do i mean at that
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point for me it was either you go forward you know what the other lifestyle or you try to pull back and do something different. any time you fall from grace or you fall from from lofty heights if you want to use that word. it's humbling. the area has always attracted outsiders. for free. some stay for a. while others never. olson but everybody calls me bam bam i'm a punky ex new yorker my story starts way back when i was a kid unfortunately. nursery school would be my teacher would a chair i was thrown out of every school if you want to i been seeing elucidating and hearing voices ever since i was a kid i got i'm one of those cases where i'm bipolar schizoaffective i have
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anti-social personality disorder p t h d i have intimate rage just sort of a major nightmare the sort of. i also have a gender identity disorder where i'm taking hormones for a transgender issue for sexual reassignment to get marilyn down the color of their good spot to some of the first era when it's girls. and crack a bed of weed mans out a next block please i came down here following. two years ago this only to be two years for me so i spent a good two years down. the job they got ever do it at their commit suicide next time for. being so nasty horrible and everything's all over the place it makes you you know makes you want to do something with your life size doing this because this is really rough to do this and i went to the service i got from out of the service for bad conduct one thing is really stinks the fact doesn't rain here it doesn't wash the urine in the pool the way it's a smell just gets worse and worse i beat up my mother and my sisters and i took my
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kid and by losing my kid and everything else i really really really were smart and i was where i first became homeless because i couldn't rationally. deal with where my life had gone i've been electrician for all these years are always worst. back in the mid seventies through the mid eighties we didn't call them homeless back then we were emptying our mental hospitals by basically saying now we have them instead of help you and you can also get on disability so go forth and take care of yourself the predominant population on the row at that time and continues to date are the homeless mentally ill obviously many of them are also involved with addiction and and sometimes you can't figure out which came first and that doesn't even matter the fact is they've got melanoma serious mental illness because the institutions don't exist anymore
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breaking close down all of those places and they took all the mental people and they gave it to society and then. where do we go you either get committed and get locked in and smoke a cigarette three times a day and when they tell you or you sit out on the street you become homeless and you can at least have your own life to some point. in many ways it's an open asylum for the mentally ill we don't have closed asylums anymore except for our jails and our prisons l.a. county twin towers jail is the largest mental institution in the united states. because we no longer hospital or are mentally ill so we criminalize because of their behavior on the streets people were really questioning me like how can you open a place just for people who are crazy isn't that really stigmatized. and i said no i think we're going to be just the most righteous best drop in center we're
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going to have the best food we're going to feel like a family we're going to just make it a place people want to come to. that's how we lay out so that people had a place to stay at night. by like two thousand and two we had one hundred employees half of them were members we also set up our own permanent housing i came time to take with some of the most beautiful people that one could ever know we're a merry go. we're like a family. you know we cook together we eat together we play carsley gether we sing together karaoke. deal with all types of people. personally and never any place i mean all types of people all types. come
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down and. i saw people just like me depression was one of my biggest things. i haven't gotten is out seven years. of the foot i was a i'm not one of those. i do it in a way every task i do with it was that i have no real fibro mitosis. where there are two letters a girl in and out around the city nurses. my body. i know myself not to the little things that are going on my body i had my breasts removed dealing with cancer so i'm trying to be strong and i'm trying to be you know a bit too you know and just enjoy all my life what i have right now what i'm doing right now is loving myself going to adopt her taking care of my business no matter how much pain i'm me and i got to do it.
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to. eat.
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and then on the world can lead. the right investigation the fishing industry reveals the hidden in troubled waters. the on of me because. i spread all over and over is the most toxic food you have in the whole world growing profit defeats officials inquiring further more health restrictions. and. really new ones what's inside the. jail fish. on our teeth. the wheel caught on the road side to the car skidded at breakneck speed and fell into a ditch and i was thrown out of the car she was like a broken dome it wasn't
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a single shoulder piece left i thought if i lived and had a chance to start my life from scratch with it i would start making dulls to help children into its component right after he was born the baby was all in casts. his legs are getting bigger and the ortho sister get too small so we have to order new ones said lorna has raised money for us and she helps us to get the leg braces five years after my potentially fatal injuries in a car crash i gave birth to my little niece says i think she's my reward for helping all those children who is selling the dolls to buy life for the children. i was homeless for fourteen years but sure. it wasn't because i couldn't get into school i didn't want to go in. and do funny. stuart who came to
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really become artistry no c.e.o. should be made into. a car from home a very good home you know. very good home but i want to live on the street be wow. learn how hard i'm learning i want your school knox because that's what this is an issue very wise to life and people are can read right away oh. oh my. god i mean with death bitterness where you just want everybody where the media not i just admitted you are saying. whores on one side of the halo your side. just paints. right here. well those in the spring. i was boarded a train her house. over here in san pedro my father was in the service in world war two when i was released in new mexico where my grandmother was born i'm from the
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men of clan it's a rich and powerful clan and in the xico it isn't i would put four years altogether in arkansas and i put the last twenty years in jail but arizona. i had my first cats when i was three years old leaving i've been feeding these for over five years now i had to pay for fifty a month or kept food i couldn't get to cheap get food but you forget that i had to pay two and three and four dollars a night for star phone containers and a body like eight dollars for just a few those thing that struck me worst when i saw the skid row was there was no clean fresh water for the birds and kept they let caustic solutions and all kinds of poisons go and psych drugs in the waters to camps on the verge of drinking and no clean food supply for them to know by now if there's a bunch of room where this carefully before walked more compact the ok i. kid
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you can't take it again say it when there's been this now this is not a problem the you know no this no this is the one that had the signs can right here . the month including it looks like a rat well this last race i got it to a reader. only hopefully will have wore. yellow kill them we once had a lot of red in her war yeah that means i don't care for anything rev moon. because the jets are going to be for knowing that the moon man with his wound will last line moved to new matter longing for their yes then last night. and. as a psycho a little insight and some won't the sun thank you have a license around and won't let the law and your rifle rule sexually harass hold.
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the sex of the press. thank our i felt like no stack or was a psycho or level or anything like. that and our way the round they're not here. to ramble but i meant ever does a guy was bothering her one day and i just don't like. people to take advantage of oh people. when he was taken advantage over so i intervened and she for good enough there she just kind of adopted me as her fiance and i've been her fiance or since that's been nine years ago but did i started to like her as a person and i start to understand her who she is right here in her. mental illness with the collection of trailer shit she has stored just full of cash like three different ones just completely piled up to she pay every month nothing
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but. but that's who she is and i take her just who for who she is and that's why she loves me and i love her for that i accepted that i guess that's how i get my blessings from god. you know because in the beginning was like that but i truly i would defend her with my life if you believe that i'll die behind this will lead you right here. life is. life is a conundrum it could be. so story and everybody down who knows that if they bother her today they're going to have to deal with me so they basically don't bother her at all. they hate that she cares all the chairs in her dress and she laughs. but it should be a long time to people why. after st you want you don't she doesn't want to see people or understand. or when she's ready to go inside. you she wants to should you
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have to live her litter slots or should i should even though she has a board. she needs a truly large words there were secret. even though as mothers will say the money he she gave him he spent on drugs and these people give him one drug no one else to buy more they keep psyching him. and he almost finished his psychology course in with three years of medical school and a dropout medical school it crackle i can end up so bad can memory thing and now i see about one back to medical school even though he has pancreatic cancer which is really a sick move. he is she is a lot of ways and he caused real lot of grief. and ok well we have family wanted me paying for life. well i just feel. this. i
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was sleeping also enjoying a blanket. a. real close friend. sometimes i still go outside and sleep. sometimes when i'm inside it reminds me of why the hell out there at the age of sixteen. i try to have my so committed to a hospital because i wasn't going to act with other people healthy way i didn't feel connected to anything i remember feeling very depressed and. i thought wanted to save the world in myself you know a headache if i go in at sixteen then i never have to come back. i guess but they would except me. they would be really severed as a bad place to be you know i ran away from home at seventeen years old and i
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actually got a job paid writ and went to school. that married at the age of twenty one had my daughter my first daughter it was twenty two then my other daughter and then my last dollar baby heard. their father divorced me. at that point i mean. there was nothing healthy about. everything with the stored it. was. our own how to do that i don't know how i raised those three girls like that. but he said that my father passed away that hurt me really bad i've lost everyone in my life that i cared about they're gone and then happen i came to skid row.
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i developed a real bad drug and quickly came and came here. and i really didn't and never thought about it i just know when you were wrong doing roman doing your body spoke and that's what that's what i was going to do. but. that's what i wanted at that time and i just remember saying to myself sitting here long enough and keep doing it to do it it's gonna happen because i just knew i was glad as to say enjoy it and maybe dials and roll. roseman good to me scare me sorry always years down through most turbulent times no . situation is too short a mud dish it is a drug addiction. crack cocaine also addicted to the lifestyle of downtown where. no one judges know.
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grew up in compton rock or southern one horse i was three years old. and people warsi had horses in the back yard but they'd never roll i just are going to be forced to take them out no go but ya didn't ride to miss it you broke in was a. challenge to ride horses i knew they had like a ford and i had a stand in to the old old why you like kid so look what you did before women say they spark me yeah that's what i want to know too that i like the smell of eleven when they spark me they call the war to tell me more. yes more like horses they sparred me to sunlight my dream would be to neverland ranch. be were horses you know. just be around smell the welcome ride oh babe. teach people about. the horses i believe that.
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i know if i get it because of the house arrest so many people you know if i left i . used to give place to the wall of wall people up and down the whole black man you could hardly walk up and down the street cause could be a pen pal accounts everything gone are everybody's either in jan they all went to santa monica or hollywood or somewhere else we don't need more channels with people in mental institutions we need more doctors to come down here so the more people pass now sandwiches that's what we really need more understanding we need the awareness that we're not told troi gothics three. things impact our central nervous system the environment that we grow up in and that we live in our d.m. . basically what we're born with are genes and drugs. don't mean is the reward neurotransmitter i mean it's what seems and release is from
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our brain cells when we are sexually aroused when we smell something good we'd like to be in the way and. we smoke crack the brain of a schizophrenia person untreated unmedicated is a wash with dope and made more sold on the brain of a person that doesn't because frankly the scripture frank brain cannot filter out the noises the heat. the vibrations the other people talking to you it's all turning it once so the medications that we give people for schizophrenia reduce the don't for me unfortunately they reduce it too much and they feel good in some state don't get to feel pleasure any more.
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these folks wake up every morning and have to face another day being a stigmatized marginal person in the world and have to make decisions about using street drugs or using prescribed drugs street drugs are easier to get them prescribe drugs street drugs feel better prescribe drugs don't particularly feel better in their hands everywhere is mentally ill people is always a major marginal because we need them there it's on medication for self medicate so be it how else would one do it what else would you like but i can't even get my mom would answer the telephone but am i supposed to get my medication so get drugs soup on the street to be who i am trying to make it. dear. is the easiest place for billionaires and dictators to launder money why because it's the only country in the world you can have a nominee for prices a lot of americans create entities overseas and then those entities create
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anonymous corporations in america so they launder their money in america general electric they made billions of dollars of revenues they paid less than twenty million dollars in taxes last year because of massive fraud because america is the easiest place to commit mass and saw a. little . bit. more. of the young girls cammo for of a future hunger. between two and three hundred million guns the united states so you can act like they're not here and keep kids away from them. the plaza site is a large you know i mean this teaches them
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a lot of rote spoke ability and simply contemplate through the eyes of children if we can't do it for our children for future. right from the scene. first straight to the knife gripping picture. on our reporters twitter. instead.
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of me in the cold. they look like bounty yard. where the locals can enjoy the song the ocean. was buried here years ago. means these people are suffering the consequences. how much more poison lies on the ground. behind this there is what we call the collect bank on which there is a because it alters the left by security test which calls for this delusion of radionuclides despite your use of it's there remains the don't hold it at least a little less than two if you lose a little stone you put your stuff in the rock the coral reef. meters down
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nuclear test a never ending legacy. breaking news on our t.v. russia's parliament approved the use of military force in ukraine following a request by president putin and an appeal for help from authorities in crimea. and across the east of ukraine thousands rally one thousand cities against the current government and clear shot in progress the slogan is invalid to protect the land from nationalist groups and. the leader of a ukrainian far right group calls on international terrorists. who are now behind multiple terror attacks across russia joined forces and stepped up attacks against moscow. and russia's federation. council wants to recall its ambassador to the u.s. after threatening words from president obama.
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live from our studio center in moscow this is our team international working twenty four hours a day. we start with breaking news russia's upper house of parliament has voted unanimously to approve the deployment of armed forces in ukraine until the situation there stabilizes president putin has asked the senators to support the milf because of the extraordinary situation in ukraine which represents a threat to the lives of russian citizens our compatriots and the contingent of russian armed forces located in the autonomous republic of crimea according to an international treaty as stated in the constitution of the russian federation i asked the upper house of parliament for permission to use armed forces new crane until the situation there is stabilized our teams are in english there has been
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following moscow's reaction to events in crimea and the decisions in the russian parliament. being made with the lightning speed at least what it seems like however it doesn't mean that we should jump the gun and literally and figuratively speaking because the final decision rests with the president going to put in who has to say yes or no whether to deploy troops on the ground in ukraine and he hasn't done so yet that point has been emphasized by his spokesman of but he does have the permission to do it just in case the reason for perhaps a need for this permission from the federal council is the fact that russia is a precious officials including of course the president and the both houses of the russian parliament are incredibly concerned with this situation surrounding the radical extremist groups. particularly of the national a person of nationalistic perseveration who are openly phobic and who are permeating. the areas branches of the ukrainian government and are making
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themselves quite clearly present in a lot of places in ukraine where a lot of russians actually do reside and it's protection of russian citizens and russian nationals in ukraine particularly in the east of the country and in the terms republic of crimea that is the reason for the decisions made by the federation council and of course for the appeal and actions off the russian president. earlier the authorities in ukraine southern republic of crimea asked the russian president for help following an attempt to capture key administrative buildings by armed men sent by the new authorities in kiev. has been offering for details overnight groups of armed men sent from kiev tried storming in and capturing several local government buildings here firing weapons and using sound going to the so-called self defense squads were able to repel these attacks but perhaps this was the turning point after wish the crimean prime minister announced that he's temporarily taking over the control of all the crimean security services
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including the body the police the military the navy and border guards and he also asked russia for assistance to help protect the local population from any further of possible threats coming from kiev where he said power it was hijacked by extremists as a result of a cool now another thing which the local authorities did today was they changed the debate of the referendum aimed at deciding whether or not the crimea should have more independence from kiev the dateless changed from eight to march so it should be held in the very near is to future just to explain the east and the southeast of ukraine where we are now our region is heavily populated by ethnic russians around ninety percent of people leaving living in these regions they consider russian as their native language this is according to official statistics and the general understanding here is that many of the new laws passed by the new afterwards there in kiev are aimed against russians. crimea as appeal for russia's help and
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a staunch opposition to the current authorities in camp is rooted in the region's complicated history crimea was long part of russia and in the u.s.s.r. it belonged to the russian soviet republic until my nine hundred fifty four that's when the soviet leadership decided to hand it over to ukraine back then of course no one thought the u.s.s.r. would break up like a did in one thousand nine hundred one and crimea was left as part of independent ukraine. the majority of people living there continue to associate themselves with russia as you can see more than half of the population of the peninsula are ethnic russians ukrainians and crimean tars are a minority in the republic now even more people ninety seven percent in fact the whole population in crimea use the russian language in their daily life and work so when the new authorities in kiev put forward a language bill that revoked the rights of native russian speakers it sparked protests and calls for greater independence from the ukrainian capital we asked political analyst alexander pov edge about russia's influence on what's happening
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in ukraine he told us moscow has been working to stop the situation from spinning out of control i think russia at each point of this crisis is three months back has really been destabilizing force here i mean the let's remember they they offered a lifesaver to ukraine back in december fifteen billion dollars and the president who went. to the loo just did it so russia is doing the next step but this is just a preparation for the next step and they keep them for sizing that they're waiting for a legitimate government to be in place once again in kiev and i think russia's not being allowed itself to be provoked right now but it's taking the minimum necessary to protect its own people and its own treaty interests. the president of ukraine alexander turchynov who was appointed by the parliament will be viewed by moscow as a war criminal if military force is used in the southeast of the country the
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statement was made by the head of the lower house of the russian parliament in those southeast areas of ukraine thousands have taken to the streets to protest against the current authorities in kiev artillery for not has more. what happened in kiev has shaken not only crimea this very special area but the entire eastern and southern ukraine this vast area traditionally russia leaning ten large regions home to more than half of the country's population and ukraine's industrial center never recognized the country's new authorities that took power they say following and armed coup and this is why we see thousands of people both officials and ordinary residents men women entire families and at least ten major cities all over the area here protesting against the country's new monsters and against what they say could threaten their peaceful future they see the afraid of radical aliments that played an important role in the coup in kiev and they are worried that they
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could come to their regions bringing violence with them and this is something of course they don't want and in fear of the repetition of the deadly events in the capital thousands took to the streets protesting and demonstrating and called in russia to help in hardock of the city known as the capital of the eastern ukraine the largest city of this area pro russian protesters managed to finally and to a government building that was captured by so-called chromite don demonstrators for almost a week and raise a russian flag and there was a competition by clashes and shootings and we're hearing that at least one hundred people were injured and this number is rising in another city of donetsk thousands again are on the streets shouting pro russian slogans and we're hearing that local authorities there claim that they would not obey kiev and they voted today to have
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a referendum over the region's taters while the majority of the population in east and south of ukraine say that decisions and laws taken by the country's new authorities are illegal and here's my report about why out of such decisions that was never recognized here. this is the golden eagles swan song on the bare cook's ukraine's elite police force after weeks of deadly clashes in the capital kiev on the orders of the ministry of internal affairs to protect government buildings from rioters the barricades are no more. ukraine's new authorities were quick to disband the thousand strong and to write unit. former officers were made to publicly kneel in western ukraine and beg for forgiveness while local shouted shame pelting them with objects the country's acting interior minister
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posted on his internet page that the barrackers a finished for a new master for the gulf war for it's hard for us there are many among us who sacrificed their health and lives to protect citizens after twenty two years of service they just threw us out like garbage it's painful when you know the little denise of spent two decades in the ukraine in police he says the barricades in kiev were simply unprepared to face armed protesters while trying to carry out their deity yet choose any on friday during his press briefing in russia president called which did apologize for that i believe well it. could offices have had more out of cocktails thrown out there being shot at by live ammunition and killed i apologize to these courageous people who have stood up and suffered any new magoo. well i can't say that i don't accept these apologies at the end of the day we didn't fight vienna coverts and it was not him personally we protected we tried
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to protect the public order to allow the state to function. within the body of a show that to one of numerous videos posted on the t.v. showing their backers in action to keep silent while watching. on these videos you can see what these people who have booklets of beating were doing before they were arrested what was going on that was a real war and only experienced people with special training could tolerate that and the violence they witnessed led to more violence to do with the british if you were in the lead to more head of barracuda veteran association who believes that the warring sides withdraw from equal. the berkut space their world financed and a well trained force their recognitions was excellent they knew about our tactics and strategies we were naked and blind. and. with their kids reputation now fatally undermined by the interim government in kiev
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there remains at least one place in ukraine where they are still respected ukraine's southern autonomy is region of crimea recognized neither kiev's new masters nor their laws and they refused to design the barracudas in fact they reinforced them instead this is the headquarters of ukraine's very crude here in crimea so for opal as you can see the building is surrounded by barricades and patrolled around the core so-called people's guards are here day and night they say they're worried about attacks this is the upside down reality of ukraine today those whose mission just until recently was to secure a peace and prosperity of the country's population are today in need of protection themselves people here have different backgrounds they're from different ethnic groups but they share one common goal this is only one. well protection berkut from the army of folks who came to power as a result of the arms coup they controlling the puppet government it's fishing
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decrease at gunpoint including disarming in sermon birchard we're protecting their families berkus officers are also our protectors against people who are committing armed terror in other areas of ukraine but those who gathered here say they don't want filings but if it comes here they would be ready to resist even if they have to pay with their own life's rich nationality from crimea. earlier we spoke to entre said he's the organizer of the rally in the city of deny property in eastern ukraine he explained what drew people to the streets in the first place why they want protection from russia and how the people who come together they in europe are trolls for we shall never take their way is that he of course that claim the power or cultural differences in this country generally imply that we may have protection and that's this frighten the police all around the country
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they get them they kill them and the police now is just. has just lost its moral and the only way for us you claim protection and we have gathered today all around the eastern ukraine and remember numerous meetings with these groups and these are mr liberals going to go to the election but first we we need to have the ordinary store if we're the election we need to have the or there is the. well the crimean authorities were asking moscow for help the leader of ukraine's far right group the right sector reached out to the chechen terrorists doku umarov they urged him to support ukraine and step up the fight against russia so kumar of is the islamist leader of the chechen extremist movement and an internationally wanted terrorist russia's equivalent of common bin ladin is responsible for deadly attacks across russia that have taken the lives of dozens of civilians including bombings
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on the moscow metro and at domodedovo international airport phil who was also encouraged has also encouraged the separatist movement in chechnya by declaring it an islamic state he is currently wanted in russia on charges of kidnapping florida and. russia's foreign ministry responded to the appeal to the chechen militant by pointing out that many of the groups backed by the west are in fact radicals marc sloboda from moscow state university says it's a clear threat to russia's national security this is an international jihad a movement who stated game goal is to create an islamic caliphate not just an entrenched but across all of southern russia where there is a muslim population and this is an international effort he has been had troops islamic jihadists fighting in syria fighting in afghanistan so this is an
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international jihad as threat not simply a national separatist movement as it might perhaps have been some time in the ninety's. it's really no surprise that these. right sector. extreme western ukrainian alter nationalists have made this appeal to mars they have discussed this online before in fact during the chechen wars in the one nine hundred ninety s. several of their leaders who are now. in control of kiev openly fought with the chechens against the russians and quite loudly boast about how many russian tanks or how many troops they killed so this is actually an. alliance of devils if you will that we have seen before and so it's really no surprise that in this situation that dmitri euro show again who is not only the
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right sector leader and in control of the paramilitaries that are basically in control of the streets of kiev at this moment but now he has yes been given a position on the. security and defense council as the deputy within this regime and russia can only regard this as a national security threat. stay with us as our to continue to look at the turmoil in ukraine. this is a just your mental. children of the industrial revolution we can face but every age seems to be running out of steam as well as boil coal gas water it's all true. we supply this energy crisis like this yes we america obama is wise and more subtle he's not a butterfly just futuristic like. so next old might like. to. winter
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is when the sahara comes to life. away says palm trees are being harvested. people are waiting for the biggest event of the yeah. the desert festival. this is true it is very out of this race leading camel races have spent the last year preparing for the grueling marathon. the day before the race there's a heavy sandstorm overcoming the power of nature is a never ending challenge. a desert when to. come back you're watching our two international live from moscow to our breaking news russia's upper house of parliament has voted unanimously to allow the deployment of military forces in ukraine until the situation there stabilizes let's
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listen to the statement that was made. that's why the of having considered the appeal of the president of the russian federation and in the interests of the safety of the lives of citizens from the russian federation our compatriots and the personnel of the russian military contingent located in accordance with an international agreement on the territory of ukraine in the its almost republic of crimea the federation council decides first to give consent to the president of the russian federation to use the armed forces of the russian federation on the territory of ukraine for normalization of the political situation in that country second this resolution shall take effect from the date of its adoption. earlier president putin asked these senators to support the move following an appeal for help from the authorities in crimea an autonomous republic in the south of ukraine that does not recognize the country's new leadership the president's spokesman has however stressed that the approval does not necessarily mean it will be implemented
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federation council also wants russia to recall a time basser from the u.s. because of president obama's aggressive rhetoric russia also urged the international community to put pressure on radical groups in ukraine at a meeting of the united nations security council marty is gonna kick on has the latest what russia brings to the u.n. is the message that those who through force took power in kiev should not count on using force against people in crimea and other parts of ukraine that had no say in the power grab at my dog the russian envoy to the u.n. called on kiev and those who have influence on key have to bring the situation in the country on a quote political constitutional track russia urges everyone to go back to the. tween the ukrainian government and some of the opposition leaders that would lead to elections that would lead to a unity government which would be inclusive and it would not trouble in the interests of a big part of ukraine that had no say in the power grab it find on in the meantime
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russia calls for decision makers in kiev and in the west to rein in the as the investor said the radicals in ukraine who have very interaction sentiments and who present danger to the russian speaking population in ukraine russia says if the russian speaking population in ukraine is in danger it will take measures to protect them under international law earlier the russian parliament suggested that the russian president recall the bastard to the u.s. consultations we don't know whether or not the russian president will actually do that and russian lawmakers say this proposal was in reaction to president obama say russia would pay if it intervened in ukraine ukraine's interim authorities have ordered the mobilization of the country's armed forces in response to the potential deployment of russian troops in crimea political commentator alexander neck cross off says is stepping up its war rhetoric in an attempt to get money from the west.
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ever since they seized power in key i think they were getting desperate by the day because they suddenly realize that they're not getting that money which they hope to get that once having lost the money coming from russia and this desperation showed in the fact that they repeat that all those warnings about the russian invasion the russian aggression and so on and so on and now we see them desperately enough to take also you know could make all sorts of problems provocative statements and basically imply that the danger a war is rising now the reason they do that is because there there will be the need the money desperately and the west is not cutting to give them the money so we will hear all sorts of things coming from key from the new interim players and i think that the west itself i think badly misjudged the reaction of russia to the events
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there in the ukraine and i think it played the misjudged the reaction of people in crimea in in the east of the country as well. we're getting reports of thousands of ukrainians who want to flee the country and are now applying for asylum in russia earlier medina kushan of explain why some have been left feeling a deep sense of insecurity people in ukraine are at very warry of course their worries as fear is growing in ukraine as there's absolutely no clarity of what is. going to happen in the near future and many people in ukraine mostly in south and eastern parts are not at all accepting the new leadership as legitimate they are feeling very insecure because of that with the right to wing hardliners just putting themselves at the core of the upheaval and seeking to control the new government may near right now rushing to banks trying to withdraw cash from their
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bank accounts from a.t.m.'s and that's on top of that that led to the national bank off ukraine entry do you stay yet temporary laments the migration service just said that the number of asylum applications received from ukraine has increased significantly even numbers such as one hundred forty thousand as silent applications have been received within the past two weeks alarming figures indeed and these figures even increase in the nearest future as the situation just ask is getting out of control. but ukraine is now bouncing on the verge of default the country's finance ministry claims bankruptcy is looming it's estimated more than thirty five billion dollars in aid will be needed by the end of twenty fifteen meanwhile its foreign debt has climbed to around one hundred forty billion that's nearly eighty percent of ukraine's gross domestic products and with the country being torn apart by those defying and supporting the new leadership the economic
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situation is only getting worse a recap of our breaking news russia's upper house of parliament has voted to approve the use of military forces in ukraine to stabilize the situation there and follows an appeal for help from the authorities in crimea where the majority of the population are ethnic russians president vladimir putin says there is a real threat to the lives of russians in the region and that if the violence against them escalates russia will do what is necessary under international law to protect them many people in the region are opposed to the new interim government in kiev and especially the radicals within the so-called my don movement massive demonstrations have been held across the east and south of ukraine with marchers asking for russia's protection. and we'll of course continue our coverage of the ukraine crisis in around thirty minutes time before that a look at surviving surviving drug addiction and mental illness in california you're watching our team international.
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minnesota vikings football player jared allen and like many pro athletes stereotypes is actually doing something for society with this and f.l. fame and fortune he is providing homes for turning wounded u.s. veterans good job mr allan generally for some reason wealthy people don't do much to help other people besides giving money to charity to get some sort of tax break kickback the thing they don't realize that helping other people out is actually in the best interest of rich guys too if they would ever just stop to think about it a little more so mega wealthy that you could live in total isolation you're going to have to deal with the rest of the people in your country and the better off that average guy is the less likely he is going to be distill from you to get by ellen's work is fantastic because it gets veterans out of a desperate situation returning home wounded trying to struggle to find work in a bad economy and treat their wounds in a massively over expensive medical system yet ellis point is a drop in the bucket for the over twenty million american servicemen who have come
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back home but it shows that a wounded veteran with a place to live as a much better chance at a good life and the fewer vets there are living under a bridge the better society will be but that's just my opinion. that. for the young girls. for the future harder. between two and three hundred million guns in united states so you can act like they're not here and keep kids away from them. the pass' that is the law and you know this teaches them a lot of sponsibility this is the time to think through the eyes of children if we
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can't do it for our children for our future. potential souls. in response to the intense law enforcement skip around some local residents have made it their job to watch the police. my mother in law father both came to california in one nine hundred fifty six and they both got a job downtown l.a. . department store on seventh and broadway. my father he'd been living downtown is since. but my mother she lived out in the projects the bad part of it was that i ended up hanging out in my mother's old neighborhood where i ended up joining the games. i got into my addiction my addiction landed me in front of the judge. because you're doing robberies he said you'll have to go to state prison
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so they see as soon as me to an eighteen year state prison. when i was doing my time in prison i became really more radical i was in the revolutionary before i got out you know i i promised all of that when i get out i would give back to rome that i've been doing this gang member and growing up in my life so when i got out the first thing i did was i came back to steal a role. so one day to bicycle security goes from the business improvement district called a suburban shirts had just one twisted home up in the air and it was about the. break the woman on so i say what are you doing man says let the woman go on boys you crazy because like a shot a picture got by i say so you will break your wish you had a pipe but i am so the lady was dramatic i know my bag i know my line is i lighter right so she tried to run she moment of her head to learn to go i see my letter go
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so they let it go and she opened up her hand it was a night light or so i told us of when i was a homeless in medicine that we don't know but its purpose i'm still the general so i tell myself i got to go get me some soldiers while i'm you know walking around i talk to one of my friends and he told me man you need to go to l.a. camp they do that kind of stuff. and so from him witnessing an injustice a day later he's. gone through leadership development classes and now three years later he's our leader human rights we're going to answer my job is to is to keep trying to wake up the messes you go and keep you know exploit you know stay with the system is doing. it right now more personal hero and i think all. the time gen. the reason i admire him so much is the reason i admire so many people. is really somebody who grew up here and i'm now sperms always energy basically
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trying to the from the road to other folks down here. general did nine years in the state pin six of those nine years were done in solitary confinement. is the individual that if you listen to the policy makers if you listen to people with money and wealth and power there's no rehabilitating. you know he's a career criminal i guess you would have said the same thing about malcolm malcolm x. that he was a career criminal and now he's on a postage stamp. date may second. and even. down on skid row out on the prowl. look. a smile. came from always going on now and that's what really helped me. through today the reason why
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i get up and go do what i do every day you know when i go to work for. me. as first responders to emergency calls the skin. to north america. back in the mid seventy's the city made a policy that skid row would be a contained preserved area much like an indian reservation or a ghetto where the unwashed wanted would be contained literally. for. that would be. one of the other important things to understand. is that it's not primarily a homeless population and people tend to think it is and it's really critical people understand that because if you think of skid row is primarily
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a homeless population that's one set of issues with one set of solutions then you build large shelters and if you do it the way some people at city hall would like it. that's not what skid row is skid row is principally endangered low income residential community in the fifty blocks of skid row there are sixty five what we call single room occupancy housing without this people would have nowhere to go who in the private or the public sector. a single adult whose total income is a two hundred twenty three dollars check. the majority of people. are social security and so. we call this community a hole because what we can afford. you know we had to go to a community redevelopment agency moratoriums that stuff to meet conversion of low income housing units into condos in los. we lost a thousand units and about three or four year period from about two thousand to two
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thousand and four. it took the city a long time to respond with a moratorium on losing that housing gentrification. which new people come in and they have higher income levels and the economic boom the older people were forced to leave. you know all these uptown or so want to come and have their sort of disneyland manhattan experience they have other options to other communities they can go to but the poor skid row really have no other housing anywhere at all almost any one would say if you've got to be crazy why would you save skid row what is the possible value of saving a skid row if you think about it by if thousands of people on main street lose their house and that's thousands of people for whom the city will have to build a massive and costly shelter system and makes far more sense to preserve the housing the poor living and let the poor continue to pay their own brand so makes good economic sense not just good social and moral sense for the city to in fact
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preserve the housing that's in the skid row area. there are a lot of empty lost in the area the city could convert that into housing depending on who you. are twenty four thousand dollars a year or more in. support of housing and housing with services the story about how. the forty percent of your return true or. their tempers anywhere from forty to one hundred thousand dollars a year people through the emergency room as their trails records are story. this is the five percent sure you should read but if you dream is fine there's no. we're . back on the train. there they are we're yes i was there. that. whole world can see where they were where.
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every. little. bit of. this year's reasonable things that they do down here they harass the people. over and they'll stop the same person maybe all five times in one day and this goes on all day loaded just decide to see if you wear white t. shirt and shorts you could soon be though don't they are arguing so that's probable
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cause to be stopped which is. no where in the world in the neighborhood could not stand in the street not you know not great nowhere but downtown los is the only place to get the best. that you keep for his neighborhood still play all day just in the street all day but come downtown often black large brown you can still sidewalk can still break just can't post street kids to supplant ation. for years officials turned a blind eye to skip around in two thousand and six the chaos. finally cut the city's attention fifteen new police officers were deployed to an area less than one square mile in size. the safer city soonish it cost the city of los angeles six million dollars in its first year alone. police say for service initiative there
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was launched in september two thousand and six a bill on the drawing board since two thousand and two it was originally called the homeless reduction strategy that was launched with a vengeance in september of two thousand and six on europe was an effort that was really chartered by mayor of the overdose of chief bratton knows a comprehensive approach to skid row. there were going to be two problems there was going to be a serious crackdown on what was called serious crime and skid row and then there was to be a big expansion of services. well one of those things happened and the other one didn't the city put zero dollars him to your services side to come in so hard with the enforcement without having the the enhancement piece giving the services that are necessary to make this out the community it's kind of backwards if you make me get off the sidewalk where am i going to homeless where i'm going to go where my
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grower you know take me home. so they'll work to our garage just sit here i can stand here i can lay here so you know where you are go when you look at the crime that every parent has skin and when you see that drug dealing. in life you need prostitution on the train on unless we have every right and every responsibility governor sponsibility to address and i stand behind you see the c.c.c. people keep on. keeping on. you'd think that the mayor was you know it's no way talked about. safer cities you would think it was mother teresa. instead of being the most fascist democrat and the most you know he's always allowed the fascists to take over his city administration the manhattan institute and as far as i'm concerned up from my perspective chief bratton runs
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this damn city and i don't even know why we have a mayor. who are you fools. missing the boat while you are here and. this was the last time the media treats. police chief william bratton made his name cleaning up new york city with the controversial broken windows theory of crime reduction. safe for cities how to implement the same policy in his home town. the same tactics it was jones and the broken windows theory in new york right when i say concept by you the same way he justified new york in the same way you plan on jennifer. california but that's when it was a really bad story for hours of the people here especially people with disabilities the first year there were. a photo or thirteen girls or
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people or twelve citations issued most for savers for littering or jaywalked or someone who kept under the thirty or far. away of a warrant for their arrest. this is a just a mental training fellow children of the industrial revolution we can say spinnerbait seems to be running out of steam as well as hoyle coal gas water to treat. the supply this energy crisis suggests yes we have the rich obama is wise and such and such plight is futuristic like. the next. might like to be precise. in two thousand and chime one of the first things released by wiki leaks was a secret video recording that actually looked like a video showing two american are actually political just opening fire on
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a dozen people in iraq and this is going to means to live in a society images of violence become normal this is what the sense of isolation and lack of empathy look like. when we try and experience from place to disassociate our. in body and action. table we also have to say from certain kinds of moral and i absolutely am frightened of the potential games desensitize people we know they can because the military uses games . called media war it is not simply put it is chilling and killing exacts a penalty of the killer. people for whom it is defined by popular media that.
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winter is when the sahara comes to life. always is palm trees are being harvested. people are waiting for the biggest event of the year. the desert festival. this is true it is very out that is. leading camel races have spent the last year preparing for the grueling marathon. the day before the race there's a heavy sound still overcoming the power of nature is a never ending. so far it doesn't went up on r.t. . everybody gives the jaywalking tickets this way to get the check if all sorts of one says they have to every time a change of trying to do something they get itchy walking stick right up the street
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. our finest several times for. medical marijuana that i realized i got as marijuana and a marijuana pipe and i got the medical marijuana card to let you go but that's you have to sit there with your hands and you had these guys are all shaky and they got their guns to your head you're on your knees with guns you had five six guns on your door look like i got some place to hide a weapon. i remember just the sight of fifty ruthie officers walking down the street why. they walked up to a camp near you and everybody goes you know you know and they lined up against the wall to they threw coffee on our street. six policemen said that the plain sight more so when i came and. told him put everything in the street civil liberties or something that belonged to people who live west of main street or east of alameda
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and beyond little tokyo or in the south park area there are no civil liberties honored at all in the skid row area and it's known by the city attorney's office it's known by the mayor it's known by everybody at city hall but nobody cares. we say we go places but some of these people stuff i went through a whole bunch of stuff in the street because the police can't blind him it's and they're going to clean it and i think those people stop in the street because they were going to clean that sidewalk i thought linking it back and get right up and that was all of blankets over people's heads and they'd been killed in my fishing means stolen they lost their blankets and i don't know what else has a place just down their line i mean set is going to clean sidewalk and they were. skid row is full of contradictions. it can be filing chaotic frightening.
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but it can also be your. place to get well. defined acceptance. to be free. one of the first people that i met and that was robert. he became a soul mate he became my lover he became my guy. has a dream of being married to my guy i want to walk down our will when we listen without. you know that the needy assume that's one of my greatest strength and take people to sidewalk and take a bagel with. feed next to me to shoot some time when i started to. rest just get off the sidewalk because my days homeless people to me. and leave me babies and let me lay up and sleep and eat in their house and i have to get back. so i want to feel up to have some time when i. do things when i hope people don't
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know tonight you know could be called because you got a call to a photo booths up. in a real world. now i'm not on skid row any more terrible place it's insane and i got my section eight i'm off the street i'm sober and i made comply or. if i took a country. part fresh out of the dumpster gotta love that dive bar so it's. you know you forget things you would never think about that you need you need a dish soap and. you wrote spray cooking oil with salt and toilet paper a clearness of parise and a broom and a mop this is my lovely walk of fame this got a letter to my certificate cicle cushion this one here is a stiff a gift from the clare foundation there's a thirty day primary detox this one here have to say i'll change gendered when. it
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was a tough one to get and this was and i was very completion for homeless court i got total like one hundred fifty tickets and what i had to do is go and check myself and to get at least to me this by getting into a program so for as long as i was in a program the courts are cool but all the tickets and this one has a picture of my dad as my step mom i like to feel the ocean and i would tell but i don't really like their faces so i just kind of stuck a right turn i had a little picture in my cable that of my baby when she was a role kind of that's right she's my youngest are tax files with two or three this is that because he condos this is the main house and over here would be to guest house you know i was from skid row with this tent was on skid row with me and now it's in my living room and the cops can't come and tell me to pack up my tent because can't check to see if i got a pop i've been at your i feel like not a pop pipes over here i would rather have a couch and i had it in a chair and all that but then i have to sleep on the couch constantly and there i
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think this is just fits me more you know i mean because i've been in a tent for so long so it's like i don't want to forget how i got here and large this is a constant symbol of what i was what i could be and what i could have been and what i was this is my house just my house inside my house which is the best house in the world my home full of oh it's not about what i did whatever it is what the hell and believe. i live and. i'm still trying to become the best mom and i still can it doesn't matter. what age they preached you know i'm still their mother now the toughest job that i have now is take care of me. i can't come full circle because i never. had a full circle beginning. i want to keep getting better and i want to do things
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so i'm getting there. is the first time in my life that there would be does blur i know that. there is an illness growing. boiled over at this point i'm going to realize. i'm scared to death to find out really that a lot sicker than that. all that scary people will always say you know what you know just go to therapy maybe talk to somebody and you hear that so much and you think it but who wants to just go and you know because that's all i did all my life was just how. to see maybe the web person was a listen if skid row is a step away from the pits of hale thank god i'm not in here because that one little step makes a damn big difference because this help this i have been. i
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. really. don't care for now. if they're going on camera. and this is a part of my life because she's a very special person she's very special and dear my heart ok when you come to my home liers pitches a wall. more for his coalition to go who's a little. business. and will leave. me more i think about a long time. for her son. to become rich. maybe sixty acres and she can our own house can't just be she can have it all.
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they'd ever be fenced off from harry by you know for a foreigner or go bombing de. calais to. stores you so should you store food for the garbage. because that makes your head being continually makes me contain what i see she had. g.'s of me this. followed. us do here. very big bird through. years. of me year.
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to. danny harris's maintaining a surprise he began on skid row today is an assistant coach at iowa state university and he recently got married. bam bam still lives in section eight housing. she recently reconnected with his daughter and is living with hiv he. is singing with a gospel band sure remains hopeful about her health and plans one day to marry rather. gentle doak on continues to advocate for the homeless through his community work with ellie can. detroit finally got her own apartment until things supportive services. she's still a member of. leanne was homeless for twenty four years. in two thousand and eight
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she moved into lamp larch she continues to feed the cats and birds of skip around every night. early on easter morning two thousand and nine. k.k.k. and another man named tommy chase were shot and killed inside a skid row residential hotel. k.k. was forty nine years old.
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electric they made billions of dollars in revenues they paid less than twenty million dollars in taxes last year because of massive fraud because america is the easiest place to commit mass slaughter. but. i didn't know that you know the prize is the only industry specifically mentioned in the constitution and. that's because a free and open prize is critical to our democracy trek albus. role. in fact the single biggest threat facing our nation today is the corporate takeover of our government and our crowd cynical we've been hijacked lying handful of trans national corporations that will profit by destroying what our founding fathers one school class i'm tom hartman and on this show we reveal the big picture of what's actually going on in the world we go beyond identifying the problem trucks rational
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debate and a real discussion critical issues facing america have done for job ready to join the movement then walk a little bit like. they look like bounty yard. where the locals can enjoy the song and the ocean. but what was buried here years ago. means these people a suffering the consequences. how much more poison lies on the this ground. when the behind this job is when there is what we call the callet bankole which there is because it alters the code you left by security test was closed just delusional radionuclides despite your the screening efforts there remains the don't hold and i sed
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breaking news on our team russia's parliament approves the use of military forces in ukraine following a request by president putin and an appeal for help from authorities in crimea. and across the east of ukraine thousands rally in a dozen cities against the current government and here shouting pro russian slogans and vowing to protect their land from nationalist groups. plus the leader of a ukrainian far right group called on international terrorist until tomorrow the man behind multiple terror attacks across russia to join forces and step up attacks against moscow. and russia's federation council wants to recall it and ballots that are to the u.s. have to or threatening words from president obama.
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live from our studio center in moscow this is r.t. international with you twenty four hours a day we start with breaking news russia's upper house of parliament has voted to unanimously approve the deployment of armed forces in ukraine until the situation there stabilizes president putin had asked the senators to support the move because of the extraordinary situation ukraine which represents a threat to the laws of russian citizens compatriots and the contingent of russian armed forces located in the autonomous republic of crimea according to an international treaty stated in the constitution of the russian federation i asked the upper house of parliament for permission to use armed forces new crane until the situation there is stabilized parties are negotiable has been following
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moscow's reaction to events in crimea and their decisions in the russian parliament . being made with the lightning speed at least what it seems like however it doesn't mean that we should jump the gun and literally and figuratively speaking because the final decision rests with the president going to put in who has to say yes or no whether to deploy troops on the ground in ukraine and he hasn't done so yet that point has been emphasized by his spokesman. but he does have the permission to do it just in case the reason for perhaps a need for this permission from the federal council is the fact that russia is precious officials including of course the president and the both houses of the russian parliament are incredibly concerned with this situation surrounding the radical extremist groups. particularly of the national a person of nationalistic perseveration who are openly risa phobic and who are permeating. the areas branches of the ukrainian government and are making
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themselves quite clearly present in a lot of places in ukraine where a lot of russians actually do reside and it's protection of our citizens and russian nationals in ukraine particularly in the east of the country and in the terms republic of crimea that is the reason for of the decisions made by the federation council and of course for the appeal in actions off the russian president. earlier the authorities in ukraine southern republic of crimea asked the russian president for help following an attempt to capture key administrative buildings by armed men sent by the new authority in kiev. cannot bring the details overnight formed men sent from kiev tried storming in and capturing several local government buildings here firing weapons and using sound going to the so-called self defense squads were able to repel these attacks but perhaps this was the turning point after wish the crimean prime minister announced that he's temporarily
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taking over the control of all the crimean security services including the police chief. and border guard said he also asked russia for assistance to help protect the local population from any further of possible threats coming from kiev where he said power it was hijacked by extremists as a result of a cool now another thing which the local authorities did today was they changed the date of the referendum aimed at deciding whether or not the crimea should have more independence from kiev the date changed from eight to march so it should be held in the very near is to future just to explain the east and the southeast of ukraine where we are now our region is heavily populated by ethnic russians around ninety percent of people leaving living in these regions they consider russian as their native language this is according to official statistics and the general understanding here is that many of the new laws passed by the new opportunities there in kiev are aimed against russians. crimea as
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a pill for russia's help and staunch opposition to the current authorities in kiev is rooted in the region's complicated history crimea was long part of russia and in the u.s.s.r. it belonged to the russian soviet republic and tell nine hundred fifty four that's when the soviet leadership decided to hand it over to ukraine back then of course no one thought the u.s.s.r. would break up like a dead in one thousand nine hundred one and crimea was left as part independent ukraine. but the majority of people living there are continued to associate themselves with russia you can see more than half the population of the peninsula are ethnic russians ukrainians and crimean tatars are a minority in the republic now even more people ninety seven percent of the whole population in crimea use the russian language in their daily life and work so in the new authorities in kiev put forward a language bill that provoked the rights of native russian speakers it sparked protests and calls for greater independence from the we asked political analyst
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alexander pov about russia's influence on what's happening in ukraine he told us moscow has been working to stop the situation from spinning out of control i think russia at each point of this crisis is three months back has really been destabilizing force here i mean let's remember a day they offered a lifesaver to ukraine back in december fifteen billion dollars and the president who went. to the loo jack did it so russia is doing the next step but this is just appropriation for the next step and they keep them for sizing that they're waiting for a legitimate government to be in place once again in kiev and i think russia not being allowed itself to be provoked right now but it's taking the minimum necessary to protect its own people and its own interests. ukraine's parliament parliament appointed interim president alexander torch in no will be viewed by moscow as
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a war criminal if military force is used in the southeast of the country this statement was made by the head of the lower house of the russian parliament in the southeast areas of ukraine thousands have taken to the streets to protest against the current authorities in kiev. has more. what happened in kiev has shaken not only crimea this very special area but the entire eastern and southern ukraine this vast area traditionally russia leaning ten large regions home to more than half of the country's population and ukraine's industrial center never recognized the country's new authorities that took power they say following and armed coup and this is why we see thousands of people both officials and ordinary residents men women entire families and police ten major cities all over the area here protesting against the country's new monsters and against what they say could threaten their
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peaceful future they see the afraid of radical aliments that played an important role in the coup in kiev and they are worried that they could come to their regions bringing violence with them and this is something of course they don't want and in fear of the repetition of the deadly events in the capital thousands took to the streets protesting and demonstrating and calling on russia to help in hardock of the city known as the capital of the eastern ukraine the largest cities of these area pro russian protesters managed to finally enter the government building that was captured by so-called pro my don demonstrators for almost a week and raise a russian flag and there was a competition by clashes and shootings and we're hearing that at least one hundred people were injured and this number is rising in another city of donetsk thousands again are on the streets shouting pro russia slogans and we are hearing that local authorities there claim that they would not obey kiev and they. day
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to have a referendum over the region's taters while the majority of the population in east and south of ukraine say that decisions and laws taken by the country's new authorities are illegal and here's my report about why out of such decisions that was never recognised here this is the golden eagles swan song on the bare cook's ukraine's elite police force after weeks of deadly clashes in the capital kiev on the orders of the ministry of internal affairs to protect government buildings from rioters the barricades are no more. ukraine's new authorities were quick to disband three thousand strong and to write unit. former officers were made to publicly kneel in western ukraine and beg for forgiveness while local
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shouted shame pelting them with objects the country's acting interior minister posted on his internet page that the barrackers a finished for you master for the go more for it's hard for us there are many among us who sacrificed their health and lives to protect citizens and after twenty two years of service they just threw us out like garbage it's painful when you know the little denise of spent two decades in the ukraine in police he says the barricades in kiev were simply unprepared to face armed protesters while trying to carry out their deity yet issues on friday during his press briefing in russia president did apologize for that you probably well equipped and armed big offices have had more out of cocktails thrown out the being shot at by live ammunition and killed i apologize to these courageous people who have stood up and suffered.
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well i can't say that i don't accept these apologies at the end of the day we didn't fight fianna coverts and it was not him personally we protected we tried to protect public order to allow the state to function. within the body of a show that to one of numerous videos posted only to show in their backers an action to keep silent while watching. these videos you can see what these people who have booklets of beating were doing before they were arrested what was going on that was a real war and only experienced people with special training could tolerate that and the violence they witnessed led to more violence and they were the british if they were in the lead him or had of their could veteran association believes that the warring sides were far from equal. the burkas faced the world financed and a well trained force there recognitions was excellent they knew about our tactics and strategies we were naked and blind. and.
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with their kids reputation now fatally undermined by the interim government in kiev there remains at least one place in ukraine where they are still respected ukraine's southern autonomy as region of crimea recognized neither kiev's new masters nor their laws and they refused to disarm the barracudas in fact they reinforced them instead this is the headquarters of ukraine's very could here in crimea so for operators you can see the buildings around by barricades and patrolled around the core so-called people's guards are here day and night they say they are worried about attacks this is the upside down reality of the crane today those whose mission just until recently was to secure a peace and prosperity of the country's population are today in need of protection themselves people here have different backgrounds they're from different ethnic groups but they share one common goal this is only one. well protection berkut from
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the army of folks who came to power as a result of the arms coup they controlling the puppet government that's phishing decrees at gunpoint including disarming in sermon birchard we're protecting their families burped self-assertion are also our protectors against people who are committing armed terror in other areas of ukraine those who gathered here say they don't want to filings but if it comes here they would be ready to resist even if they have to pay with their own life's rich nationality from crimea. earlier we spoke to andre said he's the organizer of the rally in the city of new property in eastern ukraine he explained what drew people to the streets in the first place and why they want protection from russia and how the people who come together they endure patrols for we shall never take their way is that he can claim the power our cultural differences in this country generally imply that
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we may have protection and that's this have been the police all around the country they get them they kill them and the police now is just. has just lost its money and the only way for us. protection and we have gathered today. all around the eastern ukraine and remember you were asleep and. these groups and these are mr liberals going to go to their reaction but first we we need to have the ordinary store if we have the election we need to have the or there is the one . where the crimean authorities were asking moscow for help the leader of ukraine's far right group the right sector reach out to the chechen terrorist doku umarov they urged him to support ukraine and stop the fight against russia. so who is the islamist leader of the chechen extremist movement and an internationally wanted
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terrorist russia's equivalent of osama bin laden he is responsible for deadly attacks across russia that have taken a lives of dozens of civilians including bombings on the moscow metro and of all international airports doku have also encouraged the separatist movement in chechnya by declaring it an islamic state he is currently wanted in russia on charges of kidnapping murder and treason. russia's foreign ministry responded to the appeal to the chechen militant by pointing out that many of the groups backed by the west are in fact radicals marc sloboda from moscow state university says it is a clear threat to russia's national security this is an international jihad a movement whose stated game goal is to create an islamic caliphate not just an entrenched but across all of southern russia where there is a muslim population and this is an international effort he has been had troops
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islamic jihadists fighting in syria fighting in afghanistan so this is an international jihad is threat not simply a national separatist movement as it might perhaps have been some time in the ninety's. it's really no surprise that these. right sector. extreme western ukrainian alter nationalists have made this appeal to mars they have discussed this online before in fact during the chechen wars in the one nine hundred ninety s. several of their leaders who are now. in control of kiev openly fought with the chechens against the russians and quite loudly boast about how many russian tanks or how many troops they killed so this is actually an. alliance of devils if you will that we have seen before and so it's really no
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surprise that in this situation that dmitri euro show again who is not only the right sector leader and in control of the paramilitaries that are basically in control of the streets of kiev at this moment but now he has yes been given a position on the. security and defense council as the deputy within his regime and russia can only regard this as a national security threat the upper house of the russian parliament want the country's ambassador to be recalled from the u.s. because of president obama's aggressive rhetoric moscow also urged the international community to put pressure on radical groups in ukraine at a meeting at the united nations security council artie's garniture convert ports. would russia brings to the un is the message that those who through force took power in kiev should not count on using force against people in crimea and other parts of ukraine that had no say in the power grab as my dog the russian envoy to
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the un called on kiev and those who have influence on key have to bring the situation in the country on a quote political constitutional track for sure urges everyone to go back to the agreement signed in february between the ukrainian government and some of the opposition leaders that would lead to elections that would lead to a unity government which would be inclusive and it would not trouble in the interest of a big part of ukraine that had no say in the power grab it find on in the meantime russia calls for decision makers in kiev and in the west to reign in the investor said the radicals in ukraine who have very interruption sentiments and who present danger to the russian speaking population in ukraine russia says if the russian speaking population in ukraine is in danger it will take measures to protect them under international law earlier the russian parliament suggested that the russian president recall the embassador to the u.s.
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consul patience we don't know whether or not the russian president will actually do that and russian lawmakers say this proposal was in reaction to president obama say russia would pay if it intervened in ukraine ukraine's interim authorities have ordered the mobilization of the country's armed forces in response to the potential deployment of russian troops in crimea political commentator alexander now cross of says q of is stepping up its war rhetoric in an attempt to get money from the west . ever since they seized power in key of i think they were getting desperate by the day because they suddenly realize that they're not getting that money which they hope to get at once having lost the money coming from russia and this desperation showed in the fact that they repeated all those warnings about the russian invasion the russian aggression and so on and so on and now we see them desperately enough to take also admitted that you know could make all sorts of
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problems provocative statements and basically imply that the danger a war is rising now the reason they do that is because there there will be is the need the money desperately and the west is not cutting to give them that money so we will hear all sorts of things coming from key from the new interim players and i think that the west itself i think badly misjudged the reaction of russia to the events there in the ukraine and i think it played to misjudge the reaction of people in crimea in in the east of the country as well. representatives of the new ukrainian government are already threatening to quite literally go nuclear a deputy from the svoboda party warns that kiev could go back on its own constitution and restock its nuclear arsenals within six months and assess or check a number of ports. double standards go to war washington suffer sleepless nights and paranoia when it comes to the nuclear capabilities of countries like iran
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iran's nuclear program around stokely or program iran's nuclear program but the us turns a blind eye when it comes to provocative statements coming out of key have one member of the ukrainian parliament's ultranationalists cobbled up party warns that a fresh a dozen tread carefully it will be dealing with a nuclear power that's the rhetoric despite ukraine signing up to the international nuclear nonproliferation treaty of one thousand nine hundred four there is a double standard when it comes to the way that the united states deals with supposedly nuclear threat from iran which let's not forget there is absolutely no evidence whatsoever that iran intends to develop nuclear weapons for for aggressive military purposes unlike iran the warning from the ukrainian lawmaker includes an actual deadline of just a few months this in a conflict torn country where even the most pessimistic predictions ended up becoming a reality but none of that seems to disturb the u.s. the money that we can't use to be the poor in the hungry in the united states and
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in europe that money is so use in ukraine with nuclear ambitions who are looking to destabilize the region and whose sole goal is the destruction of russia is yet another example of hypocrisy flying high from a country that touts itself as the world's leading democracy and cannot r.t. new york. we're getting reports of thousands of ukrainians who want to flee the country and are now applying for asylum in russia earlier medina coach never explained why some have been left feeling a deep sense of insecurity. people in ukraine are very war of course there are worries as fear is growing in ukraine as there is absolutely no clarity of what is happening in the country was going to happen in the near future and many people in ukraine mostly in south and eastern parts are not at all accepting the new leadership as legitimate they are feeling very insecure because of that with the
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right to wing hardliners just putting themselves at the court of the upheaval and seeking to control the new government may near right now rushing to banks trying to withdraw cash from their bank accounts from a.t.m.'s and that's on top of that that led to the national bank of ukraine and treeview state temporary limits on migration as just the number of asylum applications received from ukraine has increased significantly giving numbers such as one hundred thousand asylum applications have been received within the past two weeks alarming figures indeed and these figures even increase in the nearest future as the situation just ask just getting out of control ukraine is not bouncing on the verge of default the country's finance ministry claims that bankruptcy is in fact looming decimated the more than thirty five billion dollars in aid will be needed by the end of twenty
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fifteen meanwhile its foreign debt has climbed to around one hundred forty billion that's nearly eighty percent of ukraine's gross domestic product and with the country being torn apart by those defying and supporting the new leadership the economic situation is only getting worse a recap of our breaking news russia's upper house of parliament has voted to approve the use of military forces in ukraine to destabilize the situation there. that's why the of having considered the appeal of the president of the russian federation and in the interests of the safety of the lives of citizens from the russian federation our compatriots in the personnel of the russian military contingent located in accordance with an international agreement on the territory of ukraine in the its almost republic of crimea the federation council decides first to give consent to the president of the russian federation to use the armed forces of the russian federation on the territory of ukraine for normalization of the political situation in that country second this resolution shall take effect
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from the date of its adoption. it follows an appeal for help from the authorities in crimea where the majority of the population are ethnic russians president vladimir putin says there is a real threat to the lives of russians in that region and that if the violence against them escalates russia will do what is necessary under international law to protect them many people in the region are opposed to the new interim government in kiev and especially the radicals within the so-called my don movement massive demonstration have been held across east and southern ukraine with marchers asking for russia's protection. we'll continue our coverage of the ukraine crisis in around thirty minutes time but before that r.t. international is ready for an exciting adventure in the mighty zahari. this is when you adjust your mental training so the fellow children of the industrial revolution we can face the debate seems to be running out of steam as
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well as loyal coal gas water to old trees. we supplied this energy crisis just because we america obama is wise and more such and such a butterfly just a futuristic like spot you stick your neck so pipeline to be precise. they look like bounty yard. where the locals can enjoy the sun and the ocean. but what was buried here years ago. means these people a suffering the consequences. how much more poison lies on the this ground. behind this there is what we call the collect bank on which there is a because it alters the code you left by security test was close to the station of radionuclides despite your the screening efforts they were made to don't hold and i
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sed a little less than to tell you is that it was shown you put your stuff in the rock fall down to the coral reef it's out of the ten meters down nuclear tests a never ending legacy. no c.n.n. the m s n b c on fox news have taken some not slightly but the fact is i admire their commitment to cover all sides of the story just in case one of them happens to be a. guy that was funny but it's close enough for the truth and might take . of. course it's because one whole attention and the mainstream media work side by side with joe actually on here is going to come. out our teen years we have to put it pretty. good though because the news of the world just is not this funny i'm not laughing dammit i'm not i've.
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got a set of jokes i will handle the serious stuff that i got. caught on the road side to this car skidded at breakneck speed and fell into a ditch and i was thrown out of the car she was like a broken dog it wasn't a single hole piece left i thought if i lift and had a chance to start my life from scratch with it i would start making dogs to help children it. could go right after he was born the baby was all in casts. his legs are getting bigger and the ortho cyst get too small so we have to order new ones said lorna has raised money for us she helps us to get a leg braces five years after my potentially fatal injuries in a car crash i gave birth to my little niece says i think she's my reward for
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helping all those children who are selling the dogs to buy life for the children. it's no accident that ali built his cafe on the very edge of the desert. he knows that any adventure into the sahara will always take this road. ali sells water coffee and coke but trading has been slow today. but on top of that he's heard worrying news on the radio unlikely though it sounds this snow in neighboring egypt. which could threaten that as its main event a festival that attracts thousands of tourists. a mild desert winter is when business usually peaks and when the sahara really comes to life.
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a small wedge shaped slice in the north of perhaps the most famous desert on earth this small country is known as the sahara games. for fifty years to annual desert festival has taken place here it's an event that draws people from all surrounding countries. these people's lives a deeply intertwined with the desert. the many preparations for the festival began six months ago they've gone deep into the desert every day on an exhaustive training should you the main event is camel racing any prize in
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a sprint race is a great honor but winning the forty two kilometer marathon is considered especially prestigious the young boys in the small town of doulas dream of such a fit. tree seemingly endless sand dunes begin just beyond the town's borders. like every other man in the region image hopes to win two years ago he and his camel came first in a sprint for us. i'm confident about this part of the race because my camel is quite familiar with the area but i do have some doubts about the long distance marathon i haven't entered it before with this camel. because the festival only takes place once a year him it needs to make a living for himself and his camel so he danced make up and colorful national costume to pose as an exotic sultan for tourists which is particularly popular with some women travelers. as camel though is less than impressed he is
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a pedigree racer and only interested in entering competitions he frequently and loudly expresses his disapproval. omas life is centered on his camels in the desert. i love this this in my life this is in my. in the in my heart well done. and now my time in this not working interest now this is life is there anything for me in life because this government love me for one time this government like me. a man has always shared a special relationship with his camels there was a time when he trained these beautiful creatures to appear in a hollywood movie that was filmed in the sahara. and then.
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this. is a prison that i want to add in last year's marathon came first but no one can tell how the race will end this winter. many people are surprised to learn that it rains in the heart of the stereotypical image of the desert is one of endless sand but there's more to the desert than. an untrained eye could easily miss what's hiding in the rocks. like. these people's ancestors seeking shelter from enemies began to live in caves.
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there's no one to hide from now but cave dwelling still widely used they're warm in winter and cool in summer and if you need more space you can always hollow out another room. the big advantage though is that dwellings like this search. this family used to have only one cave but a few years ago they occupied another. they have gas and electricity modern furniture and bathrooms. the water supply that can only be used for domestic purposes they get their drinking water the same way their ancestors did when it rains water collects in special reservoirs and in winter that's quite a lot of rain. but the summer is better for us than winter because in the winter it's hard looking after the enemy it is too slippery. the
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next cave is for animals to live in xena was in charge of the whole household. she looks after her elderly mother in law and the daughter in law is not well. the desert life is more difficult for women but the men don't have it easy either we all have to do the agricultural jobs and it's really hard. was that it was. seen as elder daughter helps with everything that can. people the native to north africa. have witnessed the rise and fall of several civilizations and still manage to preserve their language and traditions perhaps because the places they've always inhabited were hard to reach. the modern road to these caves was only built fifteen years ago now tourists come regularly and are
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always welcome. because their problems and. we have to work all the time. zena has never visited the festival she has no time for celebrations although it's not much more than a hundred kilometers along a good road from here. i will not go into the desert but the sahara may well be coming to xena. constantly expanding along the southern border as it's growing at almost fifty kilometers per year xena's husband is among those who are trying to contain the advancing sand to hold back the junes at least a little he builds fences from palm leaves despite these efforts the desert is slowly but surely gaining ground.
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every winter opens a unique desert camp and without good reason. it's open from october until march in the very heart of the. in the height of summer the region is scorching with temperatures reaching fifty degrees celsius and. eighty degrees. everything in this camp took a lot of if it. is easy out here fair. existing here is very tough the. water is brought from this twenty three kilometers away tents set up so that the europeans will be comfortable but the know how it's borrowed from bedouins the nomads of the desert.
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have their observer carpets in every tent better bare feet we put them there in case a scope or some insect tries to get inside. the rugs tend to stop them because they don't like crawling over the rough surface of the carpet. generators or electricity in the camp the light comes exclusively from candles the sun moon and stars in every tents there's a toilet that uses wood shavings instead of water. to make them wider. that will enable us to get through. if we didn't do that we wouldn't be able to. for many to used to take part in rallies but then the desert took from him the most precious part of his life his ten year old son. the boy always went with him on extreme races but in
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what would be his last control of the car. the vehicle rolled upside down killing the young passenger. hasn't entered a single race since he found a place in the desert where the sand is a glorious pink sunsets and sunrises are exceptional and that's where he created this unique camp in memory of his child. this group of austrian adventurers has been struggling to get out of a sand trap. stuck fast in the sand close to riyadh's camp. after successfully bringing the tourists across the whole of eastern europe they thought it would be a good idea to take it to the sahara too. but the desert isn't known for its
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forgiving nature. only the bedouins are able to navigate this constantly changing landscape for generations they've grown up learning the many secrets of survival most of passed from generation to generation but others can only be learned by trial and error. of course there's no mobile connection in the desert for hundreds of kilometers but after climbing this mountain and rounding this rock travelers find an unusual kind of telephone booth where they can call home perhaps for the latest news about the festival. omas house is full of guests from algeria and about friends and rivals. this is a friend from one union his name. this is his wife. and
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this is the husband the money and you know and this government is number one for let's hear from him really who are thought of more who can. we've lived in the desert since childhood in the village of. the most of the people they had great camels. has been working with them since he was a child and for who you know you could say bedouin life in the desert and camels are in his blood. and. this is the only form of this number one for people offense. this isn't one. this is the new come in this year and this is. for this year this is a new and this is war and the thing is in your comment and this isn't the one my
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comment is number one for. this is true it is very out of. i don't know who is. number one or number two. the festival begins tomorrow it will be spring tracing the first day and then the day of the marathon the major competition that everyone wants to win. good lumber jury was able to build on the most sophisticated robot which on fortunately doesn't give a darn about anything tim's mission to teach creation why it should care about humans in the world this is why you should care watch only dot com. in two thousand and seven one of those things released by wiki leaks was a secret video recording that actually looked like a video showing two american action political actors opening fire on
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a dozen people in iraq this is going to commence to live in a society images of violence become normal this is what the sense of isolation and lack of empathy look like. we try and experience from posts that only disassociate our own and body and action from the table but we also have a sense from certain kinds of. i absolutely am frightened of the potential of games desensitize people we know they can because the military uses games nations has. told me of war it is not simply put it is chilling and chilling exacts a penalty of the killer. people for whom it is defined by the popular media.
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and. the. economic ups and downs in the final months they feel sang night and the rest because i meet a single day every week. a morning mugs through the streets of do is open to festival. poses for tourists to
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take photographs. didn't go to the square you might think that he's on concerned about all the festival excitement his day begins as it always does with morning coffee instead of newspapers or t.v. news always at the same time and in the same café. it's a man's traditional ritual they'll discuss the future horses and camels today though brings a new topic for conversation the eagerly anticipated sprint races take place off the line.
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the desert takes many forms often in close proximity to each other this one is among the most desolate and unforgiving. a dry salt lake where the combination of salt and sand allows no chance for any living creature. in this valley and there is easily mistaken for reality. muhamad that it was practically raised on. his way to this oasis since childhood a full forty years. climbing the tree to find a phone signal is perfectly normal to em.
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of the many palm trees in the. mail muhammad and his colleagues must climb to the top of every single. females with a special. crop of tasty dates be assured respect for the date.
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generation to generation. my father always said trees were everything. mainly live off. dates of the region's most valuable and lucrative exports but that's not the only reason this so important no other agriculture would be possible without the. if not for the shade provided by the tall trees other produce like oranges lemons tomatoes and lettuce would never be able to survive under the scorching sun. they. started to change in the ninety's. used to be better more beautiful and there was more water i mean that there is much less water here now compared to earlier times. this complex irrigation system uses millions of liters of water every day fifteen different well supplied water plants connecting them is a challenge but his ancestors came up with
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a solution the thirteenth century survival has been a continuing battle for many hundreds of years. it's been estimated that there are more than one hundred varieties of date engineers here alone many believe that these fruits of the palm contain everything you need for life and people could survive for some time on nothing but dates. the perfect food for an american lifestyle that lights nutritious and can withstand the harsh desert sun. can do is people have lunch at noon after prayers today they'll have only a quick snack there's no time to waste because the festival is about to begin. racing camels are fed a special diet including wild millet grass and even olive oil on the morning before the race the camels will be treated to a little water an apple and an orange orange is
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a thought to be particularly good for camels although strangely the animals don't seem to like them. a camel speaking out on wanted fruit. despite being an important day the desert has yet another challenge in store by lunchtime a strong western wind up here. can be extremely powerful sometimes reaching speeds of one hundred kilometers per hour a sandstorm can appear from nowhere in a matter of minutes strong enough to knock you over the wind blows sand into your lungs and it's almost impossible to see anything at all. many years of experience has produced nothing more suited to desert life than
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a turban. national costume is still respected in this area where people may settle their camel and ventured deep into the desert for several days with nothing more than a tent water. perhaps their. oh it's the lure of the desert and. maybe it's just a passion for the no magic to life. just like centuries ago a shelter from the wind behind their camels and just like their ancestors treats these graceful animals with respect. despite being known as camel day horses and dogs also play a part but camels will always be the main attraction. for almost fifty years there are visitors and participants from far and wide algeria libya oman saudi
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arabia the winner of the forty two kilometer marathon will receive a cash prize but money's not the real motive here winning races especially the marathon is a matter of honor and prestige was last year's winner. and therefore i don't know why i got rid. of my heart. i don't know. everyone's ready for festivities to begin but there's a delay the country's president is expected at the festival he's traveling from the capital to be a regional hometown. at last the head of state arrives at the festival can get underway. this.
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week. in. the. hunting contest and camel for. just some of the spectacles to be found at this festival. ah. fighting is only possible in winter during the summer mating season male camels become particularly aggressive they'll fight for the females and without human intervention to pull them apart it might not end until one of the beast to skip a seed. was today's main event his one thousand eight hundred metre sprint is. the right has urged the camels to gallop as fast as they can if you want. it was
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the maximum speed of these animals is forty five kilometers per. hour. the first camel crosses the finish line in a few minutes the second and then the third is not among the witness something's gone wrong. what i. like about them because they have an awesome horse is gone and there are a bit of thought there would be and they come in and get my comedy this. must also seems a little upset. i don't know how many of you know. what you can do everything . tomorrow sees the festival highlight the desert marathon the race in which was last
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year's winner. that is coming. from the bedroom. with the. marathon day nothing else is happening at the festival everyone is focused on this key race. there were forty six runs last year now there are twenty eight but competition will still be intense many of the right as a former champions who know the taste of victory. image has never
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won the marathon but his camel is ready for action. are examined by events the marathon is a serious test of both the camel stamina and its ability to deliver a finals. week. it's not uncommon for a camel to be so tired by the end of the long distance race that the rider has to dismount and lead the beast of burden bike and. meet. the making elite when tired these noble ships of the desert will often disobey their riders. when the race begins they conserve energy they still have three hours of desert ahead of them.
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didn't win this year but in the sahara people acquire a philosophical approach to life civic treason defeats. when the festival ends omar will take his camel into the desert for several days. deep in the sahara the modern world seems less significant and the problems of the city futile. life takes on a. very different meaning for those who live in the desert. i am. i.
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want to run your whole life to. the face you know. pleasure to have you with us here on t.v. today i roll researcher. this is what you adjust your mental health fellow children of the industrial revolution we come a little bit seems to be running out of steam as well as oil coal gas water. the supply of this energy crisis just as we america obama is wise and more such as
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possible supply just futuristic like. next old pipeline to be precise to. the we'll call it on the road side to the car skidded at breakneck speeds and fell into a ditch and i was thrown out of the car it was like a broken dome it wasn't a single hold piece left us and i thought if i lived and had a chance to start my life from scratch with it i would start making goals to help children into its component right after he was born the baby was all in casts. his legs are getting bigger and the ortho says. get too small so we have to order new ones should learn has raised money for us. to get a leg braces for five years after potentially fatal injuries in a car crash i gave birth to my little niece and i think she's my reward for helping those children. to buy life for the children.
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breaking news on our t.v. russia's parliament approved the use of military forces in ukraine following a request by president putin and an appeal for help from authorities in crimea. and across the east of ukraine thousands rally in a dozen cities against the current government in kiev shouting pro russian slogans and vowing to protect their land from nationalist groups. plus the leader of a ukrainian far right group called on international terrorists modeled for the man behind multiple terror attacks across russia to join forces and step up attacks against moscow. and russia's federation council wants to recall a time boss letter to the u.s. after threatening words from president obama.

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