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threat. for help from the russian. crimea. but it's not just foreign protection people are betting on tens of thousands of ukrainians across the eastern. ukrainian nationalists. calling on him. to stage attacks against russia. and russian. president obama's rhetoric straight diplomatic relations between the countries.
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thank you for joining us here on r.t. international. headlines for this hour. crimea is plea for help by approving a potential russian presence in ukraine and more on that now with a push. the situation is very serious and even dangerous and the autonomous republic of crimea more than half of its population is ethnic russians and they're forced to ward off attacks from radical groups that came to power in kiev as a result of last week's coup now the russian president vladimir putin has addressed the parliament asking for support of potential military help let's now listen to what he's had to say because of the extraordinary situation in ukraine which
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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 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 the federation council unanimously approved the move it was specifically reiterated by both the senators and the presidential spokesman that the deployment was optional depending on the severity of the threat to the russian nationals living in the crimea and the south east territories you claim it simply gives the russian president the right to react promptly in case of infiltration of radical groups into those territories if there are attacks of nationalistic radicals on ethnic russians or air assaults continue similar to the
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ones that place on the first of march in the crimea as capital simferopol by our correspondent there you go to school nothing can tell us what exactly happened so formed men sent from kiev tried storming in and capturing several local government buildings here firing weapons and using sound grenades 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 the public 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 was hijacked by extremists as a result of a cool now another thing which the local authorities did was they changed the de date of the referendum aimed at deciding whether or not the crimea should have more independence from kiev the dateless
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a change from eight to march so it should be held in the very nearest a future just to explain the east and the south east 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 a new laws passed by the new afterwards there in kiev are and against russians. harty course when you go to piss going off there now crimea's appeal for russia's help and its storage opposition to the current authorities in kiev it's rooted in the region's are rather complicated history crimea was for almost two centuries part of russia in the us i saw it was a russian republican till nine hundred fifty four that's when the soviet leader nikita khrushchev handed it over to ukraine back then of course no one thought the u.s.s.r. would break up like it did in one thousand nine hundred ninety one when crimea was left as part of the newly independent ukraine but the majority of people living
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there continued to associate themselves with russia you can see right here more than half of the peninsula its population are ethnic russian and the rest are ukrainian and crimean and when it comes to language ninety seven percent of crimea is people use russian in their daily life and work so when the revolutionary war thora teasing kiev put forward a language bill that revoked the rights of native russian speakers it sparked massive protests and calls for greater independence from the ukrainian capital where we did our political analyst alexander about russia's influence on what exactly is happening in ukraine he told us that moscow has been trying to stop the situation from spinning out of control. i think russia at each point of this crisis three months back has really been the stabilizing force here i mean let's remember a day they offered a lifesaver to ukraine back in december fifteen billion dollars
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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 unclear 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 and ukraine's post-coup president alexander. will be labeled a war criminal if he authorizes the use of military force to crackdown on dissent the statements from the head of the lower house of russia's parliament in southeast ukraine thousands turned out to denounce the new kiev government as illegitimate. as the story what happened in kiev has shaken not only crimea this very special area but the entire eastern and southern ukraine this vast area traditionally
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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 an armed coup and this is why we see thousands of people both officials and ordinary residents men and women entire families in least ten major cities all over the area here protesting against the country's new masters and against what they say could threaten their peaceful future they see the are afraid of radical elements that played an important role in the coup in kiev and they are warry 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 for
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testers managed to finally enter the government losing 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 voted today 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. it looks like that is not only people on the street to a waving russian flags in ukraine according to reports ukraine's navy flagship the
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get it. is refusing to follow waters from kiev and has hoisted the russian naval flag but this comes after the naval commander resigned two days ago the vessel is now on its way back to the black sea after taking part in nato drills. so what is are drawing people out in protest and why are they inviting a foreign force to get involved if you put that to the organizer of the rally in the city of knepper pitofsky that's in eastern ukraine and people who come together they. never take their way. claiming the. cultural differences in this country generally imply that we need protection and this is. the police all around the country it is them they killed them and the police now is just. has just lost its money and
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the only way for us is to claim protection and we have gathered today all around the eastern ukraine and number of. these groups and these liberals can go to the election first we we need to have the or there is to work if we're to elections we need to have the or there is the work and while crimean authorities were asking moscow for help the head if you cranes nationalist group right sector reached out to notorious chechen terrorist leader who a lot of urging him and his militants to step up their jihad against russia. the leader of the church and islam it's movement has made it his goal to carve out a shari'a caliphate is not only considered as russia's osama bin laden it's also classified as a most wanted terrorist by america model force behind dozens of deadly attacks over many years of the moscow idea of an airport bombings for example and attacks on the
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metro as well wiring really the right sector says those who lead the kiev riots share a bond with the islamists in their struggle against russia. now russia's foreign ministry responded to the appeal to the chechen militant by pointing out that many of the groups now at the helm in ukraine are indeed radicals. who's an international relations expert at moscow state university he says it is a clear threat to russia's national security this is an international jihad of movement who stated game goal is to create an islamic caliphate not just in in chechnya but across all of southern russia where there is a muslim population and this is an international effort he has been had troops his islamic jihadists fighting in syria are fighting in afghanistan so this is an international jihad as threat not simply
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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 you know in 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 right sector leader and in control of the paramilitaries that are basically in
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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. and moscow is calling on the u.n. security council to put pressure on the radical movements in ukraine over the threats of terror meanwhile the russian federation council is urging the kremlin to withdraw its ambassador from the united states more now from guy nature can she reports from washington. 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 at 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 track or 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 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 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
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russia would pay if it intervened in ukraine. ukraine is in the process of mobilizing its troops in response to the potential deployment of russian forces in crimea a political commentator alexander that cross off he says kiev striving to lure the west into providing massive financial support for the country. ever since they seized power in key of i think they were getting desperate by the day because they suddenly realized that they're not getting that money which they hope they have 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 desperate to the south to take also you know make all sorts of trouble provocative statements and basically implying that the danger of war is rising now the reason they do that is because that there will be the need the money desperately and the west is not
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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 badly misjudged the reaction of people in crimea in the east of the country as well . and more than one hundred forty thousand people in ukraine have now lodged asylum applications with russia. in a question of i explained earlier that it's a reflection of the insecurity being felt by a massive percentage of the population. people in ukraine are very war of course their 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
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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 mania right now rushing to banks trying to withdraw cash from their bank accounts from a.t.m. and that's on top of that that led to the national bank a few crane introduced a temporary laments rushes in migration service just said that the number of asylum applications received from ukraine has increased significantly giving numbers such as one hundred thousand as silent applications have been received within the past two weeks alarming figures or this is all to international a reminder now of the key development of ukraine the russian senators have you know mostly decided to allow the president to deploy troops to secure the safety of locals and russian
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citizens living let's have a quick listen to the statement. that's why the of having considered the appeal of the president of the russian federation in the interests of the safety of the laws 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 it's 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. and the russian senate as well responding to a request from president putin to allow such a move for authorities in crimea appeal to moscow for help of the region doesn't recognize the self-imposed kiev government and is worried the new leadership could violently force them into submission at
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a presidential spokesman stressed that no decision has been made about whether the leader will use the permission granted. why just a few minutes or an auto international we've got some of the other big stories you brought you are on the program throughout the week of course this is the weekly on that of including the diplomatic sword play between venezuela and the united states deadly clashes in caracas and beyond history and washington accused of fueling it all that's one of the many stories ahead for you. also this controversial christian crusade in london insisting it's fending off aggressive islamification but is it behind stoking further trouble after the break we have the report. well. it's technology innovation all the developments from
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around russia we've got the future covered. the wheel caught on the road side to the car skidded at breakneck speed fell into a ditch and i was thrown out of the car she was like a broken doll it wasn't a single piece left i thought if i lived and had a chance to start my life from scratch i would start making do to help children. but then 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. 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 miss. i think she's my reward for helping all those children who are selling dollars to buy life for the children.
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it's all to international live from moscow deadly protests in venezuela have attracted the attention of the u.n. secretary general who's planning to discuss the violence with the country's foreign minister in geneva or the protest over high levels of crime in the stagnant economy president my daughter accusing american diplomats of inciting of the anti-government unrest that's left at least eighteen dead washington retaliated with a similar move gregory well put from venezuela analysis dot com believes the roots of the trouble lie beyond the country's borders. the united states was supposed to . try this for a very long time and so has a conservative government and both governments have seen various ways whether it is being paramilitaries going to go this way from colombia or also the us
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government supporting opposition groups with funding and with this statement said. for example kerry recently gave secretary of state kerry which essentially gave you a position maybe a shot in your arm because you know there are protests even though it's quite clear that most of the protests are are doing violent and are seeking from protection. and what a lot more on the situation in venezuela on our website also there why it's time to give your password policy a major make over because you might be one of the three hundred sixty million unlucky users that have had their access data stolen in a series of attacks one of which may well be the biggest online breach. plus down with the inmates colorado's new prison director has volunteered to stay in solitary confinement to see just how bad the conditions really are pecan.
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pie for now on the program tackling islamophobia is proving to be a major headache for britain after soaring levels of crimes against muslims in london since the middle of last year but the authorities have a battle on their hands sara furthur ports now and self-styled christian patrol threatening to inflame community tensions even further in the capital. not to be so obvious on the big goals given the christian patrolling there's any patrolling town also in the hills the small but make toilets muslim to chose a new political clique calling themselves britain first have responded by filming what they've dubbed. and this patrol comes complete with a big bomb proof proof the whole thing is. he joins the as they took to the streets in east london where we having full heading down to watch our road why the area take it because that's what draws you to have a little boy was to make some degree just being described as right
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many. the member is a form of b.m.p. or e.t.l. though we get to differentiate themselves from these grapes and insist they don't want to be associated with violence tactics such as baiting when members stand with empty beer cans to try and lure out the muslim patrols have proven controversial and some members of the creep have already faced the rest we know here during the. problems for any one of the. muslim extremists who are carrying out the sure you're trying. to confront them do you think the. intimidating. this point having a purely condemned the muslim patrols at the time the east london mosque has been singled out by the christian patrol for criticism the mosques say they feel caught in the middle and are worried the patrol could inflame fragile community relations
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our community certainly feels threatened by his antics turning up to any part of the country. is. certainly putting across the stage. a strong message what the public needs to understand is that none of these groups represent the mainstream community or wider society out on london's streets and well there's not much support to be found here either. first trophy devoted to sort of half a century. i'm sorry. to be any. yeah below is a yeah right i think you're right that do you think it's all going to be completely peaceful. or do you think there are going to be moments where obviously i think there's a potential for trouble there always will be there's nothing we can do to avoid
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that you could not patrol yeah and then just leave. members of the public. have been afraid to some fun but that's not what we're being told since a number of arrests last year the muslim patrols have gone to ground it's unclear if their patrols are actually still operating that will likely come as some relief to policing community relations workers in this diverse area of london but despite the christian patrol activity the muslim patrols have so far not taken the bait. the london. well thank you very much for joining us here on allison international on this sunday more of the latest from crimea and ukraine in half an hour from now down on out on drugs living the high life in the city of angels documentary continues in just a sec right here on the international. judy
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cox a utah mother out of spite but an entire line of t. shirts at a popular chain store after a 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 cause the scandal and more importantly it will make the company lose a few dollars technically the girls on the shirts aren't 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
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the nation if they want to be and it's good that judy cox actually did something rather than just sitting at home on the air complaining about moral decay across the country hey if a housewife from a small mormon community can stand up to the man what's stopping you but that's just my opinion. little legalese . list. crosstalk
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rules in effect that means you can jump in anytime you want. a little. in response to the intense law enforcement skip around some local residents meeting their child to watch the police. my mother in law father both came to california in one nine hundred fifty six and both got a job downtown l.a. work in a bullish department store on seventh and broadway. my father had been living downtown ever 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 and so for near i got into my diction my addiction landed me in front of the judge. because you're just doing robberies he said you don't have to go to state prison so they say as soon as me to an eighteen year state prison.
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when i was doing my time in prison i became really more radical i was on the revolutionary side before i got out you know i i promised all brothers that when i get out i would give back all the wrong that i've been doing as a gang member and grown up in my life so when i got out the first thing i did was i came back to school a role. so one day to bicycle security goes from the biggest improvement if you call a suburban shirts had just one twisted home up in the air and there was about to break the woman on so i say what are you doing man this is little woman cohen boys you crazy because like a shot a picture got by i say so you will break. so the lady was dramatic i know i know i'm yours i like it right so she tried to run she opened up her head to learn to go i see my letter going so they let it go and she opened up her hand it was a night light or so i told myself when i was
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a homeless man some that we don't but it's preferred i'm still a general so i tell myself i've got to go get me some soldiers while i'm you know walking around in a. i talked to one of my friends and he told me you need to go to l.a. can they do that. and so from him witnessing an injustice a day later he's. gone through leadership development classes and now three years later he's lead human rights work and has my job is to is to keep trying to wake up the messes you know and keep you know exploited you know stay with the system is doing. it right now my personal hero and i think all. the time general. and the reason i admire him so much is the reason i admire so many people . he's really somebody who grew up here and i'm now sperms are always energy basic we're trying to from the rights of other folks down here. general did nine
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years in the state paying six of those nine years were 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. looking. good news or a smile. i saw a big picture saw what i came from saw was going on now and that's what really helped me open my eyes is the far did every post my field today the reason why i get up and go do what i do every day you know when i go work for a kid but yeah that's me minister you know. as first responders to
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emergency calls the skid row fire station. 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 humanitarian reasons that it would be easier to. keep people. here one of the other important things to understand about skid row 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 it's primarily a homeless population that's one set of issues with one set of solutions then you
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build large shelters and if you do it the way some people at city hall would like and you build them out in the desert 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 housing people in the area would have nowhere to go who in the private or the public sector build housing for a single adult who's total income is a two hundred twenty three dollars check. the majority of people who. are social security are g. all and so. we call this community our whole we don't use what we can afford. you know we have to go to the community to redevelop. moratoriums that stopped the. 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 thousand and four. it took the city a long time to respond with
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a moratorium on losing that housing. which new people who come there in the. higher income. and economically the older people were forced to leave. you know all these up towners who 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 anyone would say to 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 housing 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 live in and let the poor continue to pay their own ramp so makes good economic sense not just good social and moral sense for the city to in fact preserve the housing that's in the skid row area. there are
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a lot of empty loss in the area the city could convert that into housing for me under your. sixteen to twenty four thousand dollars a year to have someone. supportive housing and housing with the services that help them stay in that house or maybe forty percent of your return true. to anywhere from forty to one hundred thousand dollars a year people through an emergency room records. this is the famous soon to be a street but the street is free there's no. i mean no. i get it back up in the train in my name having to get there they are what we're there so i want there. that i agree with him a little canceling if they never do that.
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everyone who feels. this hears and reasonable things that they do down here they harass people. over and they'll stop the same person maybe a five times one day and this goes on all day loaded just decide to see if you wear white t. shirt and shorts you can sue me though don't they are our gang members so that's probable cause to be stopped which is. no where in the world is
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a neighbor who could not stand the street not still not great no way but downtown los is the only place to get good vet. cheap for his neighborhood still play all day. just in the street all day but if you come downtown los is black. well you know great can't. keep. the plantation. cool for years officials turned a blind eye to skip around in two thousand and six the chaos finally caught 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. the safer service initiative there was launched in september two thousand and six
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a bill on the drawing board since two thousand and two it was originally called the homeless reduction strategy it was launched with a vengeance in september of two thousand and six and there was going after it there was really targeted 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 our one of those things happened and the other one didn't the city put zero dollars into your services side to come in so hard with the enforcement without having the the enhancement patients getting the services that are necessary to make this how the community is kind of backwards if you make me get off the sidewalk where am i going to homeless where we're going we need to really go where my grower you know terry community. so there were to argue
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are just sit here i can't stand here i can't lay here so no where do i go when you look at the climate every year in school and when you see the drug being. like you need prostitution on the train on endless. we have every right and every responsibility giver sponsibility to address and i stand behind the scenes seizing the city because. you think that the mayor was you know east in the way talked about safer cities you would think use mother teresa. instead of being the most fascist democrat and the most that 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 his stand city and i don't know why we have a mayor. of new schools here.
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to see. while you do what we and said this was the last time maybe three. police chief william bratton made his name cleaning up new york city with the controversial broken windows theory of crime wave action. say for cease how to implement the same policy in his town. the same tactics it was shows 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 consequences are really bad devastating for hours of the people here especially people with disabilities in the first year there were nine thousand arrests in the area as a photo or thirteen thousand people or twelve thousand citations issued for most
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forest fires that were littering or care workers or someone who transferred under the thirty or five. or a warrant for their arrest. this is a just a mental acuity. hello children of the industrial revolution we can change the debate seems to be running out of steam as well as the oil coal gas water it's all true. beliefs about this energy crisis suggests yes we have the recession obama is wise and more such is not so much by just futuristic yes the next old 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 actually collect copters opening fire on a dozen people in iraq and this is going to institute a society images of violence become normal this is what the sense of isolation and
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lack of empathy look like. we try and experience from posts that disassociate our. in body and action. table we also have a sense from certain kinds of. i absolutely am frightened of the potential games desensitize people we know they can because the military uses games. as. a war it is not simply put it is chilling and killing. exacts a penalty of the killer. people for whom it is defined by the popular media.
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world wide investigation the fishing industry reveals the hidden in troubled waters . they want to me because. i saw it spread all over norway is the most toxic food you have in the whole will bring a profit. defeats officials inquiry furthermore health restrictions. and i. am i am really new and what's inside the. detail vish. the northeast. every gives jaywalker tickets this way to get the check you for all sorts of warrants says you know every time you change try to do something to get a jaywalking ticket right up the street here i've had guns put them ahead by our
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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 after you sit there with the hairs on your head these guys are all shaky and they've 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 a pretty routine officers walking down the street why. they walked up to a camera. everybody go get out you know in a line folds up against a wall to they threw coffee on our street. six policemen said that the plain sight more tellingly anything i can. tell it but everything in the street civil liberties are something that belong to people who live west of main street or east of alameda and beyond little tokyo or in the south park area there are no civil liberties
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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'll go places but some of these people stuff i went to our own lunch just 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 kill a we're going to clean that sidewalk i thought we can get back and get right up and that was all of blankets over people's heads and they'd been killed in my fish and been stolen they lost and blankets and i don't tell want to help. the places down the line of me said is going clean sidewalk and they were. skid row is full of contradictions. it can be filing chaotic frightening. but it can also be
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a refuge. a place to get well. defined acceptance. to be free. one of the first people that i met and that was robert. he came as soul mates he came my lover he became my guy. has a dream of being married to my guy i want to walk down the album when he was sound without. you know that the knees issue and that's one of my greatest strength to take people to sidewalk and take. feed next to shoot some time when i was twenty two days rest just to get off the sidewalk because my days homeless people to me. and let me bathe and let me lay up and sleep and eat in their house and i had to give back. so i had to fill up there have some time with them first do things when i hope people don't know tonight you know could be called
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because you got a koto a photo of. a reward. now i'm not on skid row a war or 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 take your country. your part fresh. gotta love. fire such stuff you know you forget things you would never think about that you need you need the dish soap and. you broach very cooking oil with salt and toilet paper and cleaning supplies in a broom in a box this is my walking. discount all my pictures my certificates of completion this one here is a stiffer gift from the class foundation this is a thirty day primary detox this one here i have to say i'm changed gendered which
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was a tough one to get and this was and i was through 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 a clue about all the tickets and this one has a picture of my dad as state and as my step mom i like the feel of the ocean and hotel but i don't really like their faces so i just kind of stuck a contact right through the i had a little picture of my cable modem my baby when she was a girl tiny little tyke tells me she's my youngest artifacts found 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 comment 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 added in a chair and all that but then i have to sleep on the couch constantly and there i think this is just fits me more you know me because i've been in
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a tent for so long so it's like i don't want to forget how i got here and like 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 a smart house inside my house which is the best house in the world my home below zero it's not about what i did and what i've done is what the hell and delete. all of that. and i'm still trying to become the best mom and i still can it doesn't matter. what age they breached you know i'm still their mother now the toughest job that i have now is taking care of me. i can't come full circle because. i never. had a full circle beginning. to keep getting better and i want to do things so i'm getting therapy is the first time in my life that there will be does. i
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know that. there is 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. well that's 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 wasn't listening if skid row is a step away from the pits of pale thank god i'm not in here because that one little step makes a damn big difference because this help this i have been. was . a really. good sharing care for now.
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they're going on camera. is a part of my life she's a very special person she's. part ok when you come into my home. pitches a wall. more for is clearly. your business. and we're. really more i think about. it for her so. as to become rich. maybe sixty acres. house cat says me she can have it all the trash she will. they will be fenced off from everybody and never
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a foreigner move and go about indeed and collect in. stores just so she can store. garbus. because that makes her happy and contented he makes me good. me there's no. follow. us do here. very. birth through. year. of me year. two. danny harris is
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maintaining a surprise he began on skid row today he's 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 she 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. to try it finally got her own apartment until things were supportive services. she's still a member of. land was homeless for twenty four years in two thousand and eight
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she moved into lamp large she continues to feed the cats and birds of scarecrow every night. early on easter morning two thousand and nine. k.k. and another man named tony. bushite and child inside a skid row residential hotel in. k.k. was forty nine years old.
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out. last. last. winter is when the sahara comes to life in. a way says palm trees are being harvested. people are waiting for the biggest event of the yeah. the desert festival. this is true it is
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very out of this nation leading camel races have spent the last year preparing for the grueling marathon. the day before the race there's a heavy sandstone overcoming the power of nature is a never ending challenge. so far on a desert winter on r.t. . they look like bounty islands where the locals can enjoy the sun and the ocean. but what was buried here years ago. means these people are suffering the consequences. how much more poison lies on the this ground. behind this cell is what there is what we call the collect bank all this there is a deposit all physical you left by security test which caused the explosion of
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radionuclides despite your the screening efforts they were made to don't hold it i just a little less than to tell you is that it was tony and when you're stuck in iraq on all the coral reef it's out of the last ten meters down nuclear tests a never ending legacy all nazi.
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approved. for. help. but it's not just. people. in the. diplomatic play between venezuela and the united states. and a. local community leader.
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the world's. international. everybody here welcome to the program. help by approving a potential russia. and ukraine right now with. situation is very serious and even dangerous and the autonomous republic of crimea more than half of its population is ethnic russians and the forced to ward off attacks from radical groups that came to power in kiev as a result of last week's coup now the russian president vladimir putin has addressed the parliament asking for support of potential military help let's now listen to what he's had to say because of the extraordinary situation in ukraine which
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represents a threat to the laws of russian citizens our 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 the federation council unanimously approved the move it was specifically reiterated by both the senators and the presidential spokesman that the deployment was optional depending on the severity of the threat to the russian nationals living in the crimea and the south east territories of ukraine it simply gives the russian president the right to react promptly in case of infiltration of radical groups into those territories if there are attacks of nationalistic radicals on ethnic russians or if assaults continue similar to the
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ones that we place on the first of march in the crimea as capital simferopol our correspondent there you go the school north can tell us what exactly happened. hoops of armed men sent from kiev tried storming in and capturing several local government buildings here firing weapons and using sound grenades 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 including the public 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 was they changed the de date of the referendum aimed at deciding whether or not the crimea should have more
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independence from kiev the dateless a change from may to march so it should be held in the very nearest a future the general understanding here is that many of the a new laws passed by the new afterwards there in kiev are and against russians. pits going off now crimea is appeal for russia's help and its staunch opposition to the current or authorities in kiev is rooted deeply in the region's complicated history of crimea was of almost two centuries part of russia in the u.s.s.r. it was a russian republic that was until nine hundred fifty four when the former soviet leader nikita khrushchev handed it over to ukraine back then of course nobody thought the u.s.s.r. would break up like it did in one thousand nine hundred ninety one and crimea was left as part of the newly independent ukraine but the majority of people living there continued to associate themselves with russia you can see right here more than half of the peninsula's population are ethnic russians the rest are ukrainian and crimean tartans and when it comes to language ninety seven percent of crimea is
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people use russian in their daily life and work and so when the revolutionary 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 well we did ask a political analyst alexander profits about russia's influence on what's happening in ukraine he told us that moscow has from day one been trying to stop the situation from spinning out of control i think russia at each point of this crisis three months back has really been destabilizing force here i mean they 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 emphasizing that they're waiting for
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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. now ukraine's post-coup president alexander to cheat off he will be labeled as a war criminal if indeed he authorizes the military to clamp down on dissent in fact the statements from the head of the lower house of russia's parliament in southeast ukraine meantime thousands turned out to denounce the new kiev government as quote illegitimate. an option and joins us here live on the program to give us the very latest on maria good to see you what's the general mood in the regions as to where you are now. well the split that started here in ukraine with what many see as unarmed coup in kiev continues and even tippens the country is divided into those who took the side of the country's new authorities and those who
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don't recognize them as a legitimate power and resist against them and protest against them and this is especially case with the eastern and southern ukraine it's a vast parts of the country it includes ten regions it's home to more than half of the country's population and weakness sow's and strong demonstrations all over this region people take to the streets of both the ordinary radatz and officials men women entire families to show key of that they don't want them in the port city of sevastopol here in the crimea just one hundred kilometers away from where we are now local residents rejected kiev appointed mayor and later they had of police also signed from the capital in the city of hulk of known as the capital of the eastern ukraine the largest city of these area protesters so-called empty my don protesters managed to finally end to the building that was seized for almost
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a week by a so-called pro made on demonstrators and raised a russian flag there and it was accompanied by clashes and shootings and several people reportedly were injured in another c.t. industrial center over the eastern part of ukraine donetsk locals which is claimed they will not a big and they voted over a referendum over the region status to be held in the nearest future but news and coming these days not only from ukraine we are hearing from the governor of russia's belgrade region bordering ukraine that groups of people have been scouting over the night throughout the town and no one can say for sure where the k. . same for him and what for but there was reportedly an attempt to block the highway connecting more sco with the major cities here in. the crimea but. it's not only. is not just losing
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the support of people on the streets of eastern the sols in ukraine but we're hearing that one of the flagship so for the ukrainian blackfly. the black sea fleet raised the russian flag after the crew learned about the coup in kiev we are hearing that the vassal is now coming back from the exercises in the mediterranean and the raw reports that kiev authorities asked for turkey to prevent the vessel from entering the black sea well people are protesting that's the majority of the population here in this region of the country and they say that they are afraid of the country's new authorities and especially already call alum is that played an important role in the coup in kiev and they're worried that these forces can come to their regions bringing violence and this is why they take to the streets and asking a calling on russia to help them protect from these forces and this is why we're
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hearing pro russian slogans and we see the russian flags raised all over the region and we're also hearing anti fascist slogans because many people see these new authorities in kiev as fascists and as radicals and this is something the don't want to have the future with parties like you. are so what are drawing people out in protest exactly and why they're inviting a foreign force to get involved here put that to the organizer of the rally in the city of the not proper troughs that's in eastern ukraine. people who come together in your. never take their way is that the power of cultural differences in these countries generally imply that we need protection and this is. the belief all around the country they get them they killed it and the
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police now is just. has just lost its money and the only way is to blame protection and we have gathered today around the eastern ukraine number numers. these groups and these are mr liberals can go to their reaction but first we need to have the would be restored before the election we need to have the order is true and while crimean authorities were asking moscow for help the head of ukraine's nationalist group right sector reached out to a notorious chechen terrorist leader model for urging him in his militants to step up the jihad against russia now the leader of the chechen islamist movement has made it his goal to carve out a sure react caliphate is not only considered as rushers osama bin laden he's also classified as a most wanted terrorist in america omar off was behind dozens of deadly attacks over many years moscow dome i did have an airport bombings for example and the
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metro attacks as well wiring lead the right sector says those who lead the kiev riots share a bond with the islamists in their struggle against russia. russia's foreign minister responded to the appeal to the chechen militant by pointing out that many of the groups now at the helm in ukraine are indeed radicals mark sloboda who's an international relations expert at moscow state university he says this 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 in in chechnya but across all of southern russia where there is a muslim population and this is an international effort he has been had troops his islamic jihadists fighting in syria fighting in afghanistan so this is an
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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 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. and moscow is calling on the u.n. security council to put pressure on a radical movements in ukraine over the threats of terror meanwhile the russian federation council is urging the kremlin to withdraw its ambassador from the united states more now from washington and guy nature can. what 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 have no say in the power grab 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 track or 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 to which would be inclusive and it would not travel on the interest of a big part of ukraine that had no say in the power grab it find on in the meantime russia calls the decision makers in kiev and in the west to rein in the investor said the radicals in ukraine who have very anti russian 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 passage or to the u.s. consultations 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 say
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russia would pay if it intervened in ukraine. we will continue bringing you the very latest updates on the ukrainian crisis throughout the day here on artsy international but after the break a german community is battle to keep the ground beneath their feet to reach the villagers digging deep to save their way of life in the face of the government's resurgent craving for a cold. the real con on the road signs with our skin. fell into a ditch and i was thrown. she was like a broken doll it wasn't a single piece left. if i lived and had a chance to start my life from scratch i would start making do to help children. that were great after he was born the baby was all in casts. his legs are getting
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bigger and the earth get too small so we have to order new ones. raise money for us . to get a leg brace. my potentially fatal injuries in a car crash i gave birth to my little miss. i think she's my reward for helping all those children. to buy life for the children. and sought international life from moscow a deadly protests in venezuela have attracted the attention of the u.n. secretary general who's planning to discuss the violence with the country's foreign
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minister in geneva at a protest sort of a high levels of crime and a stagnant economy a president my daughter accused american diplomats of inciting the anti-government kind of arrest that has left eighteen dead and washington retaliated with a similar move gregory will put on as well analysis dot com believes the roots of the trouble actually lie well beyond the country's borders the united states are supposed to. try this for a long time and so conservative government both governments have various ways whether it is for doing. paramilitaries going to going to switch from colombia or also the u.s. government supporting opposition groups with some doing. it with this public statements that for example kerry recently gave secretary of state kerry in which it essentially gives you a position a shot and you are because of the. protests even though it's quite clear that most
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of the protests that are out there are being broken into and there are so you can come loose are some of the international headlines for you in brief now here on our team international hundreds of protesters waving fake money took to the streets of istanbul and ankara demanding the resignation of turkey's government the crowds accuse leaders of corruption after recordings and most purporting to be of the prime minister and his son discussing how to stash away money and crimea insists the tapes are fake protests also against the earlier release of five suspects charged with widespread corruption which included the sons of two former ministers . also in the massacre at a railway station in western china has seen at least twenty nine people slaughtered as when a dozen men armed with knives stormed the complex and terrified commuters running for cover during the during the assault which police described as
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a terrorism carried out by ethnic separatists but no motive has yet been established the police shot dead four of the attackers captured one and are searching for the other. now tackling islamophobia is proving a major headache for britain after soaring levels of crimes against muslims in london since the middle of last year but the authorities have a battle on their hands so forth reports in a self-styled christian patrol threatening to inflame the community even further. i want it to be so hard for the big girls given the christian prolifically there's any patrol in town also in the hills of the small but make sure it's muslim patrols any political group calling themselves britain first have responded by forming what they've dubbed christie in patrols and this patrol comes complete with vehicle bomb proof the whole thing is all he joins them as they took to the streets in east
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london where we had in full. why the area taking. drugs to be happy. to make fun of the group is being described as far right many of the members of pullman b.m.p. or e.t.l. they really get to differentiate themselves from these grapes and insist they don't want to be associated with violence pick tactics such as baiting when members stand with empty beer cans to try and lure out the muslim patrols have proven controversial and some members of the group had already faced the rest joining in. problems for anyone to be. sure to draw. from them do you think the christian.
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despite having a pretty content a muslim patrols at the time the east london mosque has been singled out by the christian patrol for criticism the mosques say they feel caught in the middle and are worried the patrol could inflame fragile community relations our community certainly feels threatened by. what the public needs to understand is that none of these groups represent the mainstream community or wider society out on london streets and well there's not much support to be found here either. first you go to the board with you you shouldn't have the solution. i'm sorry. he thinks it's all going to be completely peaceful here. obviously there's a potential for trouble there always will be there's nothing we can do to avoid that. yeah just leave these members of the public. patrols.
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at the front line but that's not what we've been told since a number of arrests last year the muslim patrols have gone to ground despite the christian patrol activity. that's. taken the bait so. since germany pledged to scrap nuclear energy a few years ago a wind of change swept across the country's energy landscape but the seemingly green decision has some pretty toxic consequences with the record levels of coal being burned for power. reports entire villages are being threatened to continue feeding the fossil fuel it diction. welcome to add awash population two hundred forty one it's a place that's steeped in history the bell in this church was forged before columbus sailed for america and locals here have centuries old claim to the land
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it's we're all rick schultz was born and it's where he intends to die his family has owned this farm since fifteen sixty. this has been our homeland for centuries it means everything to us but my family and my fellow villagers here face the terrible prospect of our homes could soon be raised and our businesses destroyed but. it's what's beneath the land an estimated two hundred fifty million tons of brown coal that threatens to wipe out a wash and two nearby villages off the map they have machines or strip mining the ground lignite or brown coal and you can see above vast size of this operation a coal mine behind me is already the size of several small towns but the company. wants to grow this we dish energy giant wants to double the size of the open cast mine bought in fall needs more lignite for its power plant one of the dirtiest in europe the local children call it the cloud making factory germany gets nearly
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twenty five percent of its electricity from solar and wind but the goal of eighty percent renewables by twenty fifty at the country burned more brown coal last year than at any time since the one nine hundred ninety s. the dirty downside of chancellor merkel's nuclear phaseout. it makes me furious just. first the government comes in and starts developing alternative sources of energy and now we've come back to brown coal i feel very disillusioned we simply can't go back to old practices. residents have launched their own campaign to keep the diggers at bay but it's question of all if they can keep up the fight these are tiny villages with aging populations facing an energy. giant with deep pockets a definitive decision has yet to be made on the fate of the villages in foughten fall does move then it likely won't be for many more years and approval by state authorities is still pending although local activists aren't optimistic so these
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three villagers will basically be gone if the plans if the parents go through the parliaments through villages. to be moved. our laws protect the interests of the coal mining industry and the industry managed to convince politicians that if the country abandon scald l.b. major problems with electricity supply quite honestly. the company has said that it will recreate outer wash elsewhere a church or church it promises a house for a house but for residents like all rick schultz giving up is simply not an option when of him by over here. my ancestors fought in the thirty year war with sweden in the seventeenth century object and they defended this land and i will also stand firm and fight for my land i cannot imagine what happens if i lose this battle when reporting an outer wash germany and the sea captain of. a horrid desert may conjure
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up some rather bleak images however it is at this time of the year when life. can find out how and why just. minnesota vikings football player jared allen unlike many pro athlete stereotypes is actually doing something for society with us 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
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average guy is the less likely he's going to need to steal 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 here ellis point is a drop in the bucket for the over twenty million american servicemen who have come 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 are living under a bridge the better society will be but that's just my opinion. but with economic downturns in the final. days that sank night and the rest i meet a little bit every week. it's
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no accident that lee built his cafe on the very edge of the desert. he knows that. any adventure into the sahara will always take this road. he 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 does 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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geneseo a small way of shape slice in the north of perhaps the most famous desert on earth this small country is known as the sahara games. for fifty years the 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 shuttle the main event is camel racing any prize in a sprint race is a great honor but winning the forty two kilometer marathon is considered especially
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prestigious the young boys in the small town of doulas dream of such a victory seemingly endless sand dunes begin just beyond the town's border is. 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 interacted before with this camel. because the festival only takes place once a year image needs to make a living for himself and his camel so he dons 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 has a pedigree racer and only interested in entering competitions he frequently and
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loudly expresses his disapproval. omar's 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 right as a thing 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. then. i am more with. this.
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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 the stereotypical image of the desert is one of. but there's more to the desert than that. 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. there's no one to hide from now but still widely used warm in winter and cool in
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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 is quite a lot of rain. but that samar is better for us than winter because in the winter it's hard looking after the enemy it is too slippery. the next cave is for animals to live in xena was in charge of the whole household. she
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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. work that was. xena's elder daughter helps with everything that went. through. people are native to north africa they 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 always welcome.
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after. days. 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 one 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 the sand a staggering eighty degrees. everything in this camp took a lot of if it. is easy out here. existing here is very tough the. water is brought from twenty three kilometers away tents set up so that the europeans will be comfortable but the know how is borrowed from bedouins the nomads of the desert. have their observer carpets in every tent better bare. feet we put them there in case
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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. the tires 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 reality 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 lost 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 forgiving nature. only the bedouins
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are able to navigate this constantly changing landscape for generations they've grown up learning the many secrets of survival most are 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 beth from algeria and about friends and rivals. this is a friend for money and then. this is the wife. and this is the husband the money and you know and this government is the one for let's
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hear from him really who are some of them who can. we've lived in the desert since childhood in the village of. the most of the people there are great camels. has been working with him 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 of friends. and this isn't one. this is a new coming in this year and this is the last year and going for this yes this is a new and this is all really think it is coming and you know this is when the one my comment is number one for. this is through
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a video out of this i don't know who is. number one on and with all. the festival begins tomorrow there will be spring tracing on the first day and then the day of the marathon the major competition that everyone wants to win. this is what you adjust your mental training fellow children of the industrial revolution we can face the debate seems to be running out of steam as well as boil coal gas water it's all true. at least by this energy crisis just because we have our international money is wise and more such is not so much if i just futuristic like sticky the next old might like to be precise. they look like bounty gardens where the locals can enjoy the song the ocean. but
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what was buried here years ago. means these people are suffering the consequences. how much more poison lies on the this ground. behind this there is what we call the callet bank on which there is a because it alters the code you left by security test which calls for this mission of radionuclides despite your early screening efforts there remains the dollars at last a little less than two kilos of the sodium with your stomach is iraq gone to all the coral reef it's out of the last ten meters down nuclear test. a never ending legacy i'll not see. it. over like. did you know the price is the only industry specifically mentioned in the constitution and. that's because
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a free and open process is critical to our democracy schreck albus. role. in fact the single biggest threat facing our nation today is the corporate takeover of our government and across several we've been hijacked lying handful of transnational corporations that will profit by destroying what our founding fathers once built up i'm job market and on this show we reveal the big picture of what's actually going on in the world we go beyond identifying the problem for trucks rational debate and a real discussion critical issues facing america five different ready to join the movement then walk a little bit of. a
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morning mode through the streets of dues opens the festival. amid poses for tourists to take photographs. to see. obama didn't go to the square you might. i 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
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though brings a new topic for conversation the eagerly anticipated spring traces take place after . the desert takes many forms often in close proximity to each other this one is among the most desolate and unforgiving. like when a combination of salt and sand allows any living creature. in this valley and they're easily mistaken for reality. it was practically raised. since childhood
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a full forty yes. climbing a tree to find a phone signal is perfectly normal to. how much life revolves around these palm trees he climbs them to pick the fruit collect palm juice. a rare event as it's quite literally the last thing a palm tree will ever give. bearing fruit. and . very quickly. becomes even more. of the many palm trees in the. mail muhammad and his colleagues must climb to the top of every single. females
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with a special. crop of tasty dates be assured respect for the past generation to generation. my father always said palm trees for everything. so the region's most valuable and lucrative exports but that's not the only reason they're 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. started to change in the ninety's. used to be better. there was more water. that there's much less water here now compared to earlier times.
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this complex irrigation system uses millions of liters of water every day fifteen different wells supply water plants connecting them is a challenge but his ancestors came up with a solution as 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 in two news 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 emetic 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.
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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 a thought to be particularly good for camels although strangely the animals don't seem to like them it's no easy task to stop a camel spacing 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
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lungs and it's almost impossible to see anything at all. many years of experience has produced nothing more suited to desert life than 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. called by their ancestors or it's the lure of the desert itself. maybe it's just a passion for the new magic to life. just like centuries ago they shelter from the wind behind their camels and just like their ancestors treat these graceful animals with respect. despite being known as camel day horses and dogs also play
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a part but camels will always be the main attraction it's an event that has been running into news here for almost fifty years there are visitors and participants from far and wide algeria libya among saudi arabia the winner of the forty two 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 when i got rid. of my heart. then the book will out there 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 travelling from the capital to be here and as
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a regional hometown. at last the head of state arrives at the festival can get underway. this. week. with. the. hunting contest and camel fly. 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 just keep racing. it was today's main event his one thousand eight hundred metre sprint has.
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urged their camels to gallop as fast as they can be here when i. was it was an excellent speed 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. way out but i. like them because they have an awesome post has gone out there on that afford to we're going to come in and get my comment of the. most kemel also seems a little upset. i don't know how many of you know. what you can do
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everything. tomorrow sees the festival highlight the desert marathon the race in which was last year's winner. that is coming. down to a crime i know that's going to. give them a warm for last year. i don't know. marathon day nothing else is happening at the festival everyone is focused on this key race. there were forty six runners last year now there are twenty eight but
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competition will still be intense many of the right as a former champions who know the taste of victory. not him it has never won the marathon but his camel is ready for action. the animals 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 by hand. meat. eating meat when tired these noble ships of the desert will often disobey their lightest. when the race begins they conserve energy they still have three hours of
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desert ahead of them. the mud didn't win this year but in the sahara people acquire a philosophical approach to life civic treason defeats. when the festival ends omagh 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. wide
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investigation the fishing industry reveals the hidden in troubled waters of fish fun. fun of me because. i saw it spread all over norway is the most toxic food you have in the whole world growing profits defeats officials inquiring further more health restrictions. on the land and. really nuanced what's inside the. detail fish. on our teeth.
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widening the resistance tens of thousands in ukraine's eastern regions on the southern crimean peninsula protest against the nationalists who hijacked power in kiev in a coup. also approves a potential troop deployment in ukraine and if indeed there's a threat to russian nationals there it's offer a plea for help from the predominantly russian populated region of crimea. kind of this week's news on r.t. international diplomatic swordplay between venezuela and the united states. as deadly clashes in caracas and beyond the washington accused of fueling the trouble . and a clear christian group patrols streets in london claiming to find aggressive islamification of local community leaders fear it's just stoking religious tension
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. thank you for joining us here in aussie international we've got the top stories of the week and today. i live in moscow. there has been a uprising when it comes to where people in the east and the south have been rallying against a power grab in the capital a maria for an option and now reporting from an area that's refusing to yield to the will of the self-appointed or thorough in kiev. this fleet that started here in ukraine with what many see as unarmed coup in kiev continues and even tippens the country is divided into those who took the side of the country's new authorities and those who don't recognize them as a legitimate power and resist against them and protest against them and this is
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especially case with the eastern and southern ukraine it's a vast part of the country it includes ten regions it's home to more than half of the country's population and weakness sow's and strong demonstrations all over this region people take to the streets of both the ordinary residents and officials men women entire families to show key of that they don't want them in the port city of sevastopol here in the crimea just one hundred kilometers away from where we are now local residents rejected kiev appointed mayor and later they had of police also signed from the capital in the city of hulk of known as the capital of the eastern ukraine the largest city of these area so called anti my don for task has managed to finally end to the building that was seized for almost a week by a so-called trauma i don't demonstrators and raised a russian flag there and it was accompanied by clashes and shootings and several
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people reportedly were aimed at another c.t. industrial center over the eastern part of ukraine donetsk local authorities claimed they will not a big and they voted over a referendum over the region status to be held in the nearest future we're hearing from the governor of russia's belgarath region bordering ukraine that groups of armed people have been scouting over the night throughout the town and no one can say for sure where they came from and what for but there was reportedly an attempt to block the highway connecting more sco with the major city. he's here in the crimea here is not just losing the support of ordinary people here in the eastern and south and ukraine but police security and military forces don't a big key of either early on saturday crime is prime minister claims control under all these services here in the region calling on all those who disagree to leave
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their posts immediately the ramos report said one of the flagship so view cranes black sea fleet raised a russian flag after the crew learnt about the coup in kiev the vassal was supposedly. coming back from the exercises in the mediterranean and we're now hearing that the authorities in kiev asked turkey to prevent a vessel from entering the black sea. reporting that now crimea is storage opposition to the current a authorities in kiev is a deeply rooted in the region's complicated history let's give you a short crimea was for a while for almost two centuries a part of russia in the u.s.s.r. it was a russian republic until nine hundred fifty four that's when the former soviet leader nikita khrushchev handed it over to ukraine back then of course nobody thought the u.s.s.r. would break up like it did back in one nine hundred ninety one when crimea was left as part of the newly independent ukraine but the majority of people living there continue to associate themselves with russia you can see right here more than half
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of the peninsula is population are ethnic russians the rest of ukrainian and crimean tatas when it comes to language ninety seven percent of crimea is people use russian in their daily life and work so when the revolutionary 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 now in the wake of the radical attacks on the autonomy's key government buildings crimean authorities turn to russia for help and moscow has approved a potential russian armed presence in ukraine and more on that now with the area push cova. situation is very serious and even dangerous and the autonomous republic of crimea more than half of its population is ethnic russians and the force to ward off attacks from radical groups that came to power in kiev as a result of last week's who now the russian president vladimir putin has addressed
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the parliament asking for the support of potential military help let's now listen to what he's had to say because of the extraordinary situation in ukraine which represents a threat to the laws of russian citizens our compatriots in 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 the federation council unanimously approved the move it was specifically reiterated by both the senators and the presidential spokesman that the deployment was optional depending on the the russian nationals living in the crimea and the south east territories of ukraine it simply gives the russian president the right to react promptly in case of infiltration of
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radical groups into those territories if there are attacks of nationalistic radicals on ethnic russians or if assaults continue similar to the ones that take place on the first of march in the crimea as capital simferopol our correspondent there you go. what exactly happened. oops of armed men sent from kiev tried storming in and capturing several local government buildings here firing weapons and using sound grenades 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 the public 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
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a cool now another thing which the local authorities did was they changed the d. date of the referendum aimed at deciding whether or not the crimea should have more independence from kiev the dateless a change from a to march so it should be held in the very nearest a future the general understanding here is that many of the a new laws passed by the new afterwards there in kiev are and against russians. r.t. correspondent you've got a pretty good off other people of crimea are refusing to bow to the interim kiev government mainly because the right wing radicals currently have too much or thora t. within it self imposed leaders made their way into power with petrol bombs and gunfire ousting president going to cope which starting their own rules they then rejected all the agreements he had made earlier with the opposition leaders eventually they forced to flee ukraine with threats to both him and his family. for years will treat any disobedience from their side in the same way the organizer of the rally
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in the city of donetsk. in eastern ukraine explained the details to watts. and the people who come together in. never take their way in the. differences in this country generally imply that we need protection and this is. 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 is the action and we have gathered today around the eastern ukraine number numers. these groups and these liberals can go to their reaction but first we need to have the very strong before the election we. restore. you know while crimean authorities
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were asking moscow for help the head of ukraine's nationalist group right sector reached out to notorious czech terrorist leader model for urging him on his militants to step up their jihad against russia now the leader of the chechen islamist movement has made it his goal to carve out a shari'a caliphate there is not only considered as russia's osama bin laden he's also. pacified as a most wanted terrorist by america was behind dozens of deadly attacks over many years of moscow's dome i did have a means for example and the attacks on the metro wiring leave the right sector says those who led the kiev riots share a bond with the islamists in their struggle against russia. now russia's foreign ministry responded to the appeal to the chechen militant by pointing out that many of the groups now at the helm in ukraine are indeed made up of radicals been canvassing expert opinion on that development. it's really no surprise that
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these. right sector. extreme western ukrainian alter nationalists have made this appeal to mars they have discussed this online before this is actually you know in alliance of doubles if you will that we have seen before during this crisis there's so much chaos and so much. activities which are not acceptable you 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 conflict. and moscow's calling on the u.n. security council to put pressure on the radical movements in ukraine over the threats of tara meanwhile the russian federation council is urging the kremlin to withdraw its i'm busted up from the united states more now from washington and artie's guy nature can what russia brings to the un is the message that those who through force
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took power in kiev should not count on using force against people in crimea and other parts of ukraine that have no say in the power grab at 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 track russia 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 on 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 rein in the investor said the red a kohls in ukraine who have very anti russian sentiments and who present danger to the russian speaking population in ukraine russia says if there were. speaking
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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. 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 saying russia would pay if it intervened in ukraine. we will continue bringing you the latest updates on the ukrainian crisis later this hour here on our international. hard off to the break a german communities battle to keep the ground beneath their feet. the villages digging deep to save their way of life in the face of the government's resurgent craving for a cold. economic
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downturn in the final. days. and the rest. will be every week.
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it's all the international live from moscow thanks for sharing your sunday with us a deadly protests in venezuela attracted the attention. the u.n. secretary general is planning to discuss the violence with the country's foreign minister in geneva and the protests are over high levels of crime and the stagnant economy president my daughter accusing american diplomats of inciting the antigovernment on the rest that killed eighteen washington did to retaliate with a similar move gregory will put from venezuela analysis dot com believes the roots of the trouble lie beyond the country's. the united states was supposed to. try this for a very long time and so has
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a conservative government and both governments have various ways whether it is by the i.o.c. for doing paramilitaries going into going to sweden from colombia or also the us government supporting opposition groups with funding and with the public statements that for example kerry recently gave secretary of state kerry which essentially gives. the opposition a shot and you are because of the you know there are protests even though it's quite clear that most of the protests are. are being violent and are seeking comment protections. but we've more on the situation in venezuela on our website dot com also there why it's time to give your posts what policy a major make of it might be one of the three hundred sixty million unlucky users that have had their access data stolen in a series of attacks one of which may be the biggest ever breach online. plus
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down with the inmates colorado's new prison director throws himself into solitary confinement just to see how the conditions are for conflicts. now in the program of tackling islamophobia is proving a major headache for britain after soaring levels of crimes against muslims in london since the middle of last year the authorities have a bottle on their hands. on a self-styled christian patrol threatening to inflame community tensions even father but when the activists saw the start of the big goals given the christian patrolling there's any patrolling town wholesomely hills is the small but make toy it's muslim to charles the new political clique calling themselves britain first have responded by pulling what they've dubbed christie into trouble. and this patrol comes complete with vehicle proof the bullet proof the whole thing is all
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the t. joins the as they took to the streets in east london where we had imposed. why the area taking. drugs to be happy. to make fun of the group is being described as far right many of their members a form of b.m.p. or e.t.l. they really get to differentiate themselves from these grapes and insist they don't want to be associated with violence but tactics such as baiting when members stand with empty beer cans to try and lure out the muslim patrols have proven controversial and some members of the group have already faced the rest we'll hear . problems for anyone to be. sure of trying. to confront them do you think be.
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despite having a purely condemned a muslim patrols at the time the east london mosque has been singled out by the christian patrol for criticism the mosques say they feel caught in the middle and are worried the patrol could inflame fragile community relations our community certainly feels threatened by. what the public needs to understand is that none of these groups represent the mainstream community or wider society out on london streets and well there's not much support to be found here either. first official from the border you shouldn't have been censored. i'm sorry. i don't mean to be and do you think it's all going to be completely peaceful. or do you think there are going to be moments where obviously i think there's a potential. for trouble there always will be there's nothing we can do to avoid that. yeah and then just leave these members of the public to be harassed part of
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syria patrols. this. way it's them but that's not what we've been told since a number of the rest of the muslim patrols have gone to ground despite the christian patrol activity. that's. taken the bait so. he. pointed to some other of today's top headlines hundreds of protesters waving fake money took to the streets of istanbul and ankara demanding the resignation of turkey's government the crowds accuse the leaders of corruption after recordings are most purporting to be of the prime minister and his son discussing how to stash away money the premier insists the tapes are fake the protests were also against the earlier release of five suspects charged with widespread corruption which included the sons of two former ministers. knife wielding attackers
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have slaughtered twenty nine commuters with a railway station in western china more than one hundred forty others were hurt when a dozen men conducted a frenzied attack on the station concourse a police describe it as terrorism carried out by ethnic separatists but at this point no exact motive has been established four of the attackers were shot dead ones been captured and a manhunt is underway for the others. a bombs going off in a busy market in nigeria killing at least ten people including children the number of casualties is expected to rise as dozens of people remain trapped in the rubble no one's admitted carrying out the attack the suspicion mainly points to the extremist boko haram group which has long terrorized the country to try and introduce sharia law. now since germany pledged to scrap nuclear energy a few years ago a wind of change has swept across the country's energy landscape but the seemingly green decision has some pretty toxic consequences with the record levels of coal
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being burned for power as reports entire villages are being threatened to feed the fossil fuel it diction. welcome to outer wash population two hundred forty one it's a place that steeped in history the bell in this church was forged before columbus sailed for america and locals here have centuries old claim to the land it's we're all rick schultz was born and it's where he intends to die his family has owned this farm since fifteen sixty she learned a trade from his father and plans to hand the business down to his son in law this has been our homeland for centuries it means everything to us but my family and my fellow villagers here face a terrible prospect our homes could soon be raised and our businesses destroyed. it's what's beneath the land an estimated two hundred fifty million tonnes of brown
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coal that threatens to wipe out a wash and two nearby villages off the map they have machines or strip mining the ground lignite or brown coal and you can see above vast size of this operation the coal mine behind me is already the size of several small towns but the company. wants to grow this we dish energy giant wants to double the size of the open cast mine and following these more lignite for its power plant one of the dirtiest in europe the local children call it the cloud making factory it's one of the most polluting fossil fuels and it's supposed to be a thing of the past germany gets nearly twenty five percent of its electricity from solar and wind with a goal of eighty percent renewables by twenty fifty yet the country burned more brown coal last year than at any time since the one nine hundred ninety s. the dirty downside of chancellor merkel's nuclear phaseout more than nine hundred villagers are risk of being displaced and for some there's
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a feeling of history repeating itself in this region thousands had been resettled after the second world war when the communist government depended on brown coal to power its cities and factories. it makes me furious just furious first the government comes in starts developing alternative sources of energy and now we've come back to brown coal i feel very disillusioned we simply can't go back to our practices. residents have launched their own campaign to keep the diggers at bay but it's questionable if they can keep up the fight these are tiny villages with aging populations facing an energy giant with deep pockets a definitive decision has yet to be made on the fate of the villages in fall does move then it likely won't be for many more years and approval by state authorities is still pending although local activists aren't optimistic so the three villages will basically be gone if the plans of the prince go through the parliament.
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through. to be moved. our laws protect the interests of the coal mining industry and the industry managed to convince politicians that if the country abandons cold l.b. major problems with electricity supply quite honestly. the company has said that it will recreate outer wash elsewhere a church for a church it promises house for a house but for residents like all rick schultz giving up is simply not an option and of. the here. my ancestors fought in the thirty year war with sweden in the seventeenth century and they defended this land and i will also stand firm and fight for my land i cannot imagine what happens if i lose this battle. reporting in outer wash germany and they see catherine of all right other than the violent radicals terrorizing ukraine and closing in on crimea ukraine is also facing
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a massive economic challenges as kitty pilgrim explains in venture capital. 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.
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rated the local communities have the right to be more conservative than the rest of the nation is. they want to be and it's good that judy cox actually did something rather than just sitting at home on the air complaining about moral decay across the country hey if a housewife from a small mormon community can stand up to the man what's stopping you but that's just my opinion. it's technology innovations all the developments around russia. the future covered. it was.
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it was well it was venture capital with me katie probing this week we focus on ukraine to come to remains on the brink of bankruptcy seizure participate coin is dealing with its own basel injury and all the blow to its reputation meanwhile russia's currency the ruble is taking a battering of it hurt ukraine's treasury is at sea with debt at around eighty percent of the value of the entire economy the country's currency is loitering around the ten year low at the moment losing around a fifth of its value just this mob credit agency fitch has downgraded the economy to junk status ukraine's new prime minister us any eccentric is expecting an e.u. i.m.f. economic package soon but the i.m.f. loan promise last august fell through and in december ukraine signed
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a fifteen billion dollar deal with russia plus the gas discounts of course this has been postponed until the new government is formed. ready holds three billion dollars worth of ukrainian debts which was issued last december of course so how is all of this been affecting the russian economy well the russian ruble has also been hit stubbornly stuck at a five year low as investors back away from a mugging market is with the threat of a debt default by ukraine rising the russian economy is unlikely to get back those three billion dollars last a concert at the moment russian stocks have also slumped including gas brum which provides ukraine with sixty percent of its gas ukraine is also the main transit route for russian gas to europe where gas from has a quarter of the market share the country already owes russia about one point six billion dollars a month for natural gas so for more all the russian economy. it's been affected
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impacts is an order this on the financial strain on ukraine i'm now joined by robots also head of the neo liberal think tank the bruce group the situation at the moment is ukraine aid they say thirty five billion dollars to get themselves back. where is that going to come from because as i understand it it's not going to be one source is going to have to go to several sources in order to get help do you think that that could create some complications in itself. yes that ukraine would become in the sofa reading itself to other countries around the world offering offering itself in exchange for financing in exchange for people taking on the ukraine economies dates create a political situation it's not one which is conducive to ukraine being an active independent country course didn't have to happen this to come to pass it didn't
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have to get this way but of course if companies are going to get involved in promoting regime change within ukraine which is now taken place there would always be instability which drives up foreign direct investment dries up people buying ukrainian there which is why it's gone to junk status really the whole process of what's happened in ukraine is deeply regrettable and the situation has been generated where the economic future is looking very bleak we've already seen tensions on the street to put it very modestly indeed but when these reforms come into play if the i.m.f. loan is except says what's going to happen then that concerns me as well do you think the. we could have more problems it will stare ety is really high since. exactly barks when the army loans are money there is always the conditions which
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are very onerous upon those who are saving their money we look at the money that was loaned to greece it of course ruined their economy because they had to accept that their assets were owned by u.p.a. in central bank and the international monetary fund had to accept deep cuts to pensions to education because of welfare spending which actually created a deeper economic crisis a massive unemployment. involvement a naturally be a double agent just who would really create economic tensions and austerity as well as accepting more regulation from the european union will be the last thing that ukraine actually needs ok robert we'll leave it there let's just hope things get results very quickly for the sake of the people on the streets there is getting for a dangerous and stay in days robert oulds thank you for your time today a really very much appreciated the feature of the digital currency bit quiet has once again been called into question because mt gox which is based in japan was
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once the largest corn exchange mysteriously disappeared this week due to a reported million dollar that customers have been able to withdraw their funds for more than two weeks now to discuss what this means for the big i'm now going to be joined by currency experts. india will. tell me how much more can the bit coin it take before people finally go off of this creates a current say. honestly i don't know if you would go by a prediction but con would not have existed in the first place and to us really the question isn't so important as bitcoin for us has really been approved of a concept and it has already delivered this has been a great success and through the door open to questions about money and what money could be there really never been asked in this public arena before and this and this and it is already excess but cohen has had
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a real roller coaster on thinking about the silk road incidents as well the mt gox based we does it prove that unregulated cars is. considering style much has gone role. there is really only if you look at this one currency only there are hundreds of unregulated currencies by which we probably just mean not controlled by the states out in the open and they have little to do with the crypto currency that we don't use on the recent years and there is great examples all over the world from business to business exchanges that use their own currencies to help businesses to trade with each other through social currencies or even local municipalities now issuing their own currency for example in front of the secure fernand if you want for the business community the city of amsterdam issuing one for the engagement of citizens in the city planning and activities there's a number of really great examples out there how unregulated currency in the sense
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have already worked and delivered it's really only if you design a currency with these specific features and properties as bitcoin that you can quickly see all these troubles coming right behind us well but the fact is big cowen is the only one that anyone has held of really on the mainstream so you think the coin in a way has given cryptocurrency is a bad image. well it's all part of a very long learning curve and bitcoin as the currency now getting a lot of big bad news is of course a concern in terms of communications it's always been our effort to actually educate people and regulators and businesses and implementors at the same time to what a currency actually is and what the difference to a payment system is and once we get this message across that bitcoin currency has failed but bitcoin the payment system the protocol has really created revolutionary innovations in the sector that it was long due for an overhaul that will stick and
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that will create good use and really revenue of revolutionary new thing opportunities let's right and center while people modeling about what went wrong with bitcoin how we can make it better in the end actually to these new currencies that will change the financial system as we know. switzerland's banking and credit suisse is accused of helping us customers to consume less with accounts in order to avoid paying billions of dollars in american taxes according to a report from the us government the swiss bank created force these are applications and organized business in secret for most controlled lifts in its quest to hide tens of billions of dollars from u.s. authorities credit suisse c brady dougan said that he deeply regrets that some of its bank has violated u.s. tax laws but that was only gases evidence of improper conduct o'reilly's move on and talk about corporate users believing in shaking off prices although my
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staff has stopped working with rating agency fitch ratings process will continue to withstand the dimples and just a few other large russian companies thank you great to be on call mike the valve also recently severed ties with it they use the agency of a lot of professionals as that. russia's largest children's the retailer plans to offer an initial public offering and. yeah in london it means mobbed children's well who plays more than one hundred eighty four million shares on the london stock exchange this follows a russian retailer led to his debut in the on friday diamonds producer. plans to increase diamond production to forty million carats they did by twenty twenty the company which produces a portion of the world doesn't generate is a net profit of nine hundred ten million dollars the planned expansion will be possible we want to do vines begin watching the full capacity.
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in russia old believe me as it's called hair which is just a week old feasting before lent of course and the average russian will spend fourteen dollars indulging and that passion powder kegs according to a study by the. index which says that the perfect pancake consists. itself consists of a key to gram of course enough butter and taffy all to fill them and to hold a liter of water last year russians spent less only pancake week and that was mainly because what was chief last year so there we are caviar. my goodness that is it posted to capitol have you been enjoying your crying jags me myself i like it atlanta like it if. you can tell me on twitter i'll be over we can i haven't decided what i'm going to give up for that yeah i'm thinking either took
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out all i want to eat i don't have a great time to buy. this is a job until you need. to be you don't we can't be but i read seems to be running out of steam. as well as boyle coal gas water it's all true. we supply this energy crisis not just because we america obama is wise and more such and he's talked about supply just futuristic like a pot yet stick you know next old pipeline three precisely three.
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the crimean peninsula where there are reports that ukrainian subbasement station in the area are siding with crimean authorities let's talk now to watch he's maria financial standing by in the city of us have a couple amaury can you bring us up to speed please. yes we're hearing from crimea's vice president prime minister that the situation here on the peninsula is now mostly controlled by these so-called self-defense squads made up of locals in college a nation of course with the regional police and we're also hearing from the man that ukrainian military bases on the peninsula are divided some of them gave up weapons who were leaving arsenals and were declaring that they quit the military forces but are there is indeed siding with crimea's authorities under reporting to kiev that they no longer obey their orders and are now together with crimea's authorities the same time we're hearing from local officials that they are dressing
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local residents here and people not to be in panic but as you can see it's a lovely sunday here in simferopol and there is no panic absolutely on the streets so we'll keep you with the latest all right artie's marie from thank you very much indeed for that. let's now remind you here on r.t. international of the moscow reaction to the crimea situation russia's upper house of parliament has unanimously approved sending troops to ukraine until the peninsula stabilizes it comes after crimean authorities called on moscow to protect it from radicals in the early hours of saturday a gunman sent from kiev attacked the republic's key government buildings now the final word on whether to deploy the russian military rests with president putin he said he says that if indeed the threat is there is a threat to the lives of russians in the region if it intensifies then moscow is
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written is ready to take the necessary measures to go there and protect them under international law now a great number of people in crimea oppose the nationalist interim government in kiev are pretty large scale pro russian rallies held across major cities in the east and. south of ukraine i mean while the date for a referendum on more rights for the crimean autonomy has been moved from may now to the end of march well there's little mystery behind how people are reacting in crimea imagine going to a local doctor and he gives you a prescription in a language you don't speak and that's what faces the majority of the population there after the new interim government abolished a law which allows the country's regions to have russian as a second official language. going off now reporting on the frustrations that's causing a well at all levels of society in the peninsula. they met in the grammy a and are now building a family here and on his mother is ukrainian but all the relatives on his father's
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side are from russia ones that she is an ethnic russian from she claims to have left to wonder native language became oppressed it's important business use the more languages you speak the more you can learn and comprehend i wanted my child to be able to learn all of them without any restrictions but the new authorities in kiev were of a nationalist presence among them seem to disagree one of the first things they did after storming to power was cancelled russian as the second official language in ethnic russians make up the majority causing confusion even among local civil servants but it was thought to decouple most of the people who come here are russian speakers some don't even understand ukrainian not to mention legal terms how can they read and understand documents surveys indicate that an absolute majority of grimy and speak russian as their main language but many are now practically forced to be taught in schools attend court or even get medical prescriptions in ukrainian. the russians what should the doc to do
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given the prescription in ukrainian not only won't his laws work there lonely aggravate the situation. aggravation which is for to get more here in the crimea for the past few days now pro russian activists have been gathering in the center of the crimean capital protesting against the new authorities in kiev and their policies and saying they are ready to protect their national identity everything that is seen as russian in any way is under assault so just by virtue of the need for self defense one can see why crimea and other parts of eastern ukraine are moving ever closer to moscow. to hold a nationwide early presidential election in lead me greatly and authorities have now decided to hold a referendum on the republic separating from ukraine all together. and having come to power on a wave of bloody street riots ukraine's new wealth already know all about the power
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of violence but a deputy from the far rights for border party took that to a new level this week calling on kiev to defy its own constitution and restore its nuclear arsenal. and i see a truck into the court. double standards go to war washington suffer sleepless nights and paranoia when it comes to the nuclear capabilities of countries like iran around nuclear program around strictly a program iran's nuclear program but the us turns a blind eye when it comes to provide 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
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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 is yet another example of hypocrisy flying high from a country that touts itself as the world's leading democracy and r.t. new york or ride in exactly eight minutes from now we'll have the very latest headlines for you from ukraine and crimea vote for the meantime a bit of a change of pace and a short comedy take on current affairs. this
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is what you adjust your mental tuning children of the industrial revolution we come face to read seems to be running out of steam as well as boil coal gas water to old trees we physically like to birds but in some the ratio of energy finish to energy actually required is for decline to just sit for the broad smile until easter island is a full day class to expire we're joined by tom to speak on this and just anyone know how to get off it before it collapses with not much time left to get some answers we took while leading nations speaking for america general back stuff this is a zero tolerance we recoil we don't need more energy to retrieve oil from the oil the receipt for the oil we were trying which recessions prepare for q three we supply this energy crisis such as this we america obama is wise and more such responsible if i just futuristic. the next old pipeline stripper sized truth according to our
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sense of the gulf stream on the cars trucks of the far left says the safe olympics all time so far which is pay the fine right because the so called crisis you described the trauma of because the troubled by the will never depend on foreign oil it appears you want to have to go to war to get to the american bombs he's the next powerful nation so it's the cool just minutes of any sci fi so dense name thanks for being a good spanking your place as you can see for. a long time or may see you say i want to quit profound and how do you plan to bring that about by putting the colors right we can call policy a taller success so why not take us we have an easy call to watch but what about tibet we do here cool to free tibet for china to watch free zone point of our free energy policy. plus a copy of the last impossible job of the miners the solutions of the superpowers
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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 dogs to buy life for the children. breaking news on the international thousands of ukrainian troops stationed in the crimea are reportedly rejecting kiev's new wealth already and switching allegiance joining up with local defense groups. meanwhile resistance is spreading tens of thousands in ukraine's eastern regions and the crimean peninsula protesting against the nationalists who hijacked power in a coup in kiev. and moscow approves a potential troop deployment in ukraine if indeed that's a threat to russian nationals there it's after a plea for help from the predominantly russian populated region of crimea.

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