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and online leaks are just turkey's planning a false flag attack at the site of its own sacred memorial in syria partly as an excuse to launch a war against its neighbor. suicide bombers gunfire and hostage taking violence escalates and again a start in the run up to its presidential vote. very turns out was fear here hear the gunfire in beer our correspondent who was close by as militants launched an attack on the main action committee incompetent. also russia's foreign minister reveals the inner workings of global politics like using the west of pulling the u.n. members into isolating russia. a change of tune the e.u. foreign policy chief condemns ukraine's radical right sector group the key driving
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force behind the up be willing to hear which is enjoy support from brussels all along. hello to you and welcome to our to international live from moscow with me say the turkish government is red faced after a leak revealed an alleged daring plot to justify invading neighboring syria and anonymous also posted audio of a secret meeting between top turkish officials discussing a false flag operation that would appear to be a syrian attack on you tube infuriated prime minister anyone who rushed to block the side here's an extract from the tape. yes you go on the prime minister said that in current conjuncture in face attack must be seen as an opportunity for us.
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i'll send four men from syria it's what it takes i'll make up a cause for war by ordering a missile attack in turkey the discussion surrounds a possible attack on the team of son of man shot in north or in syria a sacred site for turkey which is permanently guided by turkey soltis earlier this month and for a wanted would retaliate against any assault on the memorial turkey's possible intervention in syria could lead to the involvement of its nato allies and antiwar activists eugene in korea believes it would not think twice before weighing in on many of the nato countries want to have the same goal certainly the nato countries the united states england and other european nations have the same goals they've been backing the rebel forces in syria they've been trying to use this civil war as an instrument of regime change which in some ways some believe for hundreds of thousands of people dead just so they can change the government and so there's no
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space between turkey and other nato countries on this so if in fact there was a faction of forces that were looking for a provocation it would also wind up with forces that the united states and also in europe who are increasingly warlike and who would like to see more of a of a western and nato intervention inside of syria and we know that these warmongering forces have been continually agitating all across the united states and in europe and certainly there are forces in turkey that feel the same way. syria is now urging a u.n. probe into turkey seles planned provocation and cora has always been supportive of intervention in syria to help the rebels there topple the government of bashar al assad and would not be the first time it's tried to justify possible military action as artist maria put my reports. turkey as one of syria's fiercest critics has led calls for an international intervention not only that it's persistently providing the reasons for. turkey claims syrian forces fired across the border at
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refugees and floats the idea of calling on nato for reinforcement and protection. turkey admits one of its f. four military jets was shot down by damascus after flying over syria's airspace and cora deems it an act of war reserving the right to respond and after calling an emergency nato meeting turkey reminds the alliance of its responsibility to protect member states. turkey cites a growing threat from syria requesting that nato to safeguard the country expand its deployment of patriot missile batteries along the border with syria and what could lead to nato action article five of the alliance's charter says an attack on any member shall be considered an attack on all while it's a concerted policy on the part of the north atlantic treaty organization nato which turkey is a part of has been a part of the us since the early one nine hundred fifty s.
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it appears that was the strategy was to provoke an attack from syrian territory on to turkey therefore providing a rationale to draw in the support of the united states and perhaps israel as well as britain and other states that are part of the nato alliance certainly nato members share turkey's sentiments about the syrian government both openly support the rebels in their fight against damascus and as for how far turkey will go a new leak on you tube seems to offer some insight on that it's a great peek into the way governments operate and how they generate wars that they would like to have happen and blame them on somebody else a lot of these insurgents are trained in american military bases and air force bases in turkey then put into syria syria. also has gotten all shipments of weapons i should say the insurgents have gotten shipments of weapons from turkey so far nato has not gotten involved but with turkey's grabbing every opportunity to
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say why it should strike syria there's no telling how long that will last marina port ny r.t. . while the rebels in syria could be getting some and to cross the stems from america very soon according to an unnamed american official the shipments could be made by saudi arabia as the u.s. president tries to mend ties with its key ally well details on that coming out. they have them top. but bill has been hit by another taliban attack in the run up to the next weeks of presidential election militants fired at the main election committee headquarters from a neighboring house but what gunned down by security forces our correspondent. in kabul you can hear the gunfire behind me right now we're just the road down is the independent election commission office that is where the taliban insurgents have staged an attack on saturday that began about one pm local time. hours later the
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gun battle is still unfolding very tense atmosphere here hear the gunfire in the air on friday the taliban had attacked against house here in kabul they were actually targeting an unprotected christian daycare center full of western families instead they had burst into a compound run by a u.s. contractor an ngo and a suicide bomber had blown himself up outside of the building killing a young girl we were actually on the scene and so we were able to see some of the very tense environment situation playing out now and election office was targeted this tuesday and last week gunmen had slaughtered at least nine people including a prominent afghan journalist at a luxury hotel now this is really part of a campaign of stepped up violence by the taliban the group has been able to pull off high profile attacks across the country raising fears that the taliban insurgency will dramatically escalate at the end of twenty fourteen when nato combat forces are due to leave the country and of course it's the afghan people who
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have suffered the brunt of this violence last year at the u.n. reported a fourteen percent increase in casualties with mostly women and children effective and really these attacks these kinds of attacks very often even though they're intended. to hurt westerners it's often the afghans who really end up suffering here but of course as we count down to election day a lot of tension especially here in kabul where until recently the taliban had appeared to have trouble mounting successful attacks something that's clearly very much changed as the last few days have shown reporting in kabul for r.t. . well the beginning of the war on terror had initial success the u.s. and its nato allies managed to rid afghanistan of most of the taliban by the end of the year but the frog mant of movement vowed to retaliate and in the following years they regained confidence two thousand and six was the deadliest year since the war began and over fifty thousand troops were sent to afghanistan to battle the growing insurgency now the next year president karzai admitted making attempts to
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negotiate with the taliban with no success and four years later the us has followed suit establishing its first official contact with them but the influence and power of the overthrown enemy kept growing and they even opened an office in qatar there was a pullout from the wartime state is now only months away more than a decade of fighting has claimed the lives of almost three and a half thousand coalition troops and up to twenty thousand civilians and with no end to violence in sight it looks like the u.s. and its allies i psec you where they started it's very embarrassing for them but they haven't to sit down and negotiate with the very people that they were calling terrorist environ to wipe out well you know america can pick and choose called terrorists sometimes they call them terrorists and other tribes they call them freedom fighters and allies if you go back. to the russian occupation of
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afghanistan you america funded these very people and call them freedom fighters and very call them terrorists they said they wouldn't negotiate with terrorists they wouldn't negotiate with the taliban and the taliban have come back bigger and stronger it seems. forced to you know talk with them. well the taliban has vowed to disrupt the presidential election due to take place next saturday we're keeping track of the developments in afghanistan and we'll be bringing you special coverage throughout next week here on our international. the people of afghanistan head to the polls for the third time since the fall of the taliban but a little bit of both the blame for the birth of our democratic friends. the army especially let me.
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lists lists lists lists about. a. thanks for staying with us russia has no intention of moving into mainland ukraine foreign minister sergei lavrov reiterated that amid a barrage of accusations over an alleged russian military buildup on the border speaking to the russian media he also described the inner workings of the u.n. in the lead up to a resolution against moscow. the foreign minister has actually made it clear that not everything that we see or hear after
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a major event such as for example the vote on the crimean referendum on accession to russia is exactly what it is we shouldn't take it for its face value for example even though the votes wasn't assertively in russia's favor nevertheless after the vote has taken place russia representatives according to the foreign minister were approached by representatives of other countries who said that they did not necessarily vote the way they did out of their pure conviction blooper don't know so you. just did how some serious countries using a diplomatic might. have behaved some delegates into being told there will be consequences if you don't get the resolution we are aware of their colleagues come up to us and just really explain why one or another small country is forced to give in western officials insist that russia is isolating itself from the rest of the world with its actions and its stance on ukraine while russian foreign minister is that the isolation that the western officials keep talking about is actually
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nothing but an illusion that is being created by these very western officials. russia's foreign minister will meet the u.s. secretary of state john kerry on sunday in paris will further talks on the ukrainian crisis so the gain of brotherly revealed that kerry believes neo nazi groups the right sector is on the verge of becoming a real political movement in ukraine the group has recently been condemned by brussels with the timing of the criticism causing some confusion as she's reports catherine ashton has denounced right sector she's calling on them to refrain from violence to give up their arms and to basically stop behaving on democratically now this is a group that right now is besieging the parliament in kiev calling on the interior minister to resign so finally we have an admission from the e.u. that there are some very dangerous forces amongst those that brought about the coup in ukraine but the timing of this statement is nuanced to say the least throughout
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this crisis in ukraine the u.s. and the e.u. have been very much in support of the protest movement the foreign minister of germany even went to my dance have pledged his support that's despite the fact that russia has repeatedly called on its western partners to reassess the situation to take a look at who it is they're supporting but right sector now it has become a major violent force in ukraine the arms that catherine ashton was talking about are allegedly stolen by right sector from weapons during the unrest they're linked to violence against anti my down activist to deaths in eastern ukraine and the group's leader well he's wanted in russia for instigating acts of terrorism and this is a man by the way that's running for presidency in ukraine so it's only now that the violence part of this coup is over that we get this admission from the e.u.
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foreign policy chief that things may not be as rosy as they initially would have you believe. well brussels had every reason to denounce the actions of radical groups in ukraine much earlier but turned a blind eye that's what months aboard an international relations expert from moscow state university believes for the last several months the western governments and the western press have been engaged in a policy of putting their hands over their eyes and ears in a game of see no evil hear no evil and speak no evil and going so far as the clear that the ultra nationalist forces either don't exist or trying to present them as a fringe element that had no real impact or effect on the events of the year of my down rioting porch as of right now actually the right sector has pretty much refrain from violence outside of the rada whereas a couple months ago they were tossing molotov cocktails and shooting policemen dead
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in the streets. but right now they are seen as no longer useful and it is embarrassing to the porch that has taken power serving only to deal with them even further so the e.u. would very much like to see them go quietly away and if they will not go quietly away i think the e.u. will back this putsch regime in using force to send them away criminals in crimea and now at the mercy of a chief prosecutor who promises a tough up roach to know know what she is much more than just a pretty face although her looks are doing her reputation no harm at all as artie's alexi had assessed the reports. she may look like a blonde bombshell absolute no misha post in the us appeared to be getting this might break but her words are sometimes even more explosive e.g. instant flies to the grange of yet another what i need not tell you crimea's thirty
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three year old prosecutor general although many of our japanese viewers would hardly need an introduction ever since the job she has been a japanese anime art sensation video of her press conference gathered hundreds of thousands of views and pictures like these are now flooding the web some pittsburgh gainst another famous woman from ukraine her friends call her prosecuted and even invented a name for themselves no telly alights but kiev where she spent most of her career is not amused the interior ministry's website has her in wanted section accusing the talia of organizing a coup the younger one who pravda anybody used to be proud yang your pistol. some are speculating whether such a lady can handle the serious job with swiftly brushes concerns aside with her stern rhetoric after all some of her employees stated she took the job many of her
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male colleagues fear to touch and they see russia. so. well from one sentence to say good to another the raise to be president of ukraine includes some unexpected kind of that psychotic star wars bad guy feta as among the promising to cut the country out of terma. the fallen monster is running on a policy of making an empire of the republic and restoring the nation's glory. has already won primaries for the ukrainian internet ponty which is paying the deposit for him to run for the presidency well on the twenty fifth of may he will compete against among others former prime minister yulia timoshenko and the leader of the nationalist white house. with her and his storm troopers to support him veda will be confident. well fresh reports reveal that hackers
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could make more money off twitter accounts than credit cards to find out how they do it and more importantly for what twitter how to stop them ahead of time to r.t. dot com for more details. also they find which a u.s. government agency it wanted one of the boston marathon bomber suspects just bought for it all that's on our website. and i named a u.s. official has just the obama may approve sending anti aircraft systems to rebels in syria the us president is on a visit to saudi arabia which could be asked to arrange the shipment of cozies summit in riyadh early american president is looking to build bridges with the saudi king to ease concerns that decades of friendship fraying r.t.s. game chicken is following the story. the obama administration and saudi leaders are
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trying to keep their differences under wraps reports on what exactly president obama. or. one of. the two leaders discussed tactical differences they both agree their strategic interests were aligned. warned of a major shift away from washington and. want washington to reassure. talks with iran over its nuclear program. now saudi arabia is the biggest buyer of u.s. weapons. with. its own resources that dependence could diminish. the u.s. wants to make sure saudi arabia stays a friend mutual benefits from the relationship with saudi arabia to fly under the. radar we've been following developments. case involved.
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several reports on this for years. in los angeles. could be punished by death public jail time and that's the law when siri turns to the u.s. government for asylum his supporters never thought washington would turn down his request especially in light of guaranteed persecution at home but up to this. of course is not just about gay rights but also other forms of. would be typically unacceptable to. the west and yet washington does not show much urge to those issues in the relations with the saudis. europe is taking its chance to make sure china knows the its arms are wide open for any investment they can get president xi
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jinping is visiting the continent and paris and berlin have laid out the red carpet and the issue of human rights so often key part of talks between you and china is strange being absent this time around now on thursday the e.u. trade chief agreed to drop a probe into underpriced telecommute quip and imported from china carol a good set that's because europe needs to do much more to attract chinese investment there was some harsh criticism on china as a rights records are with human rights watch describing the conditions most chinese people live in as appalling but investor and financial commentator jim rogers says europe knows it has to be nice you got a lot of money and they're bailing out a lot of people so if you want to maintain your standard standard of living you better be nice to people with the money in your bank for the chinese will be cheap foreign aid if they come in and bail europe out then they get
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a lot of deals if they don't get loans they're not going to do it and the worse it happens the chinese they make the longer you lose everything but at least they have helped you get a lot more power and a lot more they have the money we don't know but you know we're chinese at this point in europe we need china but china and europe china you know those great you look so you're really have those markets they were there for. the lives of cities across the globe have been plunged into darkness they dim to the lights on purpose as part of the earth hour campaign which aims to raise environmental awareness and thomas watch central moscow duck. people across russia getting ready to turn their lights off and plunge their homes into darkness now they're doing this because if they were to organize by the u.s. it's become the world's largest environmental event but it's not just individuals
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who are turning law itself and houses lights are going off in monuments as well as you'll see in the kremlin just behind me and the organizers of this event hoping that people will come away thinking that they know more about the environment than they did before the by turning the lights off they'll have a better idea of how to take action on the environment in the future. and then breaking the sabbath season. in an unofficial unofficial referendum eighty nine percent of residents of venice and its surrounding area voted for independence from italy but bafflingly the majority of voters want the legendary city to remain part of both the e.u. and nato i don't want to be insulting these people but do they even understand what
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the word independence means so you don't want role telling you what to do and take your tax money but if brussels does it then that's just jim dandy also according to the b.b.c. there are one hundred u.s. military bases of one sort or another all over italy including around venice so you want independence but having four military bases all over new country is just fine although it is written on a lot of bumper stickers the expression freedom ain't free is very true for fairness to become truly independent would come at a very high price dumping the euro saying goodbye to nato and dealing with being surrounded on all sides by the e.u. who might want to give you some sanctions or guys democratic bombing until you get back in line if you're not ready for real independence then don't wind yourselves just stay with italy but that's just my opinion. your friends post a photo from a vacation you can't afford college different. the boss
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repeats the same old joke of course you like. your ex-girlfriend still tends to rejection poetry. norrish. we post only what really matters at r.t. to your facebook you st the people of afghanistan head to the polls for the first time since the fall of the taliban but a little bit of both pave the way for the terms of our democratic plans for our. current national. yo yo yo welcome to break in this set i'm abby martin so recently the show has been grabbing the attention of some pretty interesting people like david from the
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childlike axis of evil speech delivered by george w. bush in two thousand and two while you can thank for that as well as multiple other dumbed down speeches w.-a gave during that time and gays are still wondering go on from has never stopped the spewing propaganda in fact he proudly stands by the axis of evil fear mongering he was pushing while working for the white house from his considered relevant somehow and not to be given a platform at the atlantic and the daily beast but i guess what else can you expect from a website that hires neo con tools like a lincoln james kirchick to spew the talking points from the warmongering think tanks they represent a second look at a street from d. from where he posts the report i did about his buddies the neo con think tank foreign policy initiative he says not to confirm our to. here's the theories about neo con gage james kirchick arriving in kiev tonight wow i have no idea why you decided to use gay and jewish as a pejorative but thank you for watching my show here's
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a question of why the hell are professional trolls tweedle dee and tweedle from kiev in the first place i guess we'll stay tuned for the exclusive on that one and it's great to see. please please. please very hard to take kindly to. that act that hurt me there are no. please. please. please. please please. please. please please. please.
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social media has become increasingly important tool for organizing and communicating in the midst of political turmoil so when a government makes moves to restrict its citizens access to social media or even bans websites altogether you would think that the rest of the world as stablished media would ask why but not in the case of turkey you see the earlier on regime in the country first shut down twitter about a week ago for quote spreading false information only days before a significant election was set to take place then just yesterday you tube was officially banned and of course the fact that two the biggest social media sites have been restricted in turkey has blown up across the global press wire however the story gets much crazier than just that say the banning of you tube was actually prompted by a video posted on the site that was allegedly leaked from top turkish officials but if you're just getting the story from the m.s.m. all that was discussed in the tape is a vague reference to syria take a look at this court of the b.b.c. the officials are quote discussing syria and the tape and fox reported the exact
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same line if you take a look at reuters it turns out there's just that do you see a bit more of the story claiming officials are quote discussing possible military operations in syria. the washington post wrote a similar story stating officials were quote discussing military intervention in neighboring syria but the most distorted interpretation of all came courtesy of the jerusalem post which writes the tape included discussion of a possible operation to secure the tomb of solomon shop interesting considering how simple read the transcript shows the exact opposite of what j. post alleges and as far as the rest of the corporate press there's a consistent glaring omission of something much more sinister at play here see the international business times acquired a transcript of the internal meeting so let's take a look at what these officials really want to do with the tomb of solomon shah the site in aleppo syria where the grandfather of the founder of the ottoman empire is buried in the discussion head of turkish intelligence a confidant says quote i'll send four men from syria if that's what it takes i'll
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make up a cause of war by ordering a missile attack on turkey we can also prepare an attack on solomon shah's tune if necessary so basically turkey's intelligence chief is saying that he's going to make up a false pretext to militarily intervene in syria by hiring four men to attack his own country so who are these four men he's talking about turkish soldiers one only has to read a little further to understand exactly who for don has in mind same group that seems to be fighting all the proxy wars in the middle east al-qaeda as the under secretary of the minister of foreign affairs explains we're going to portray this as al-qaeda there's no distress there if it's a matter regarding al-qaeda and if it comes to defending solomon shah's tomb that's a matter of protecting our land the foreign minister goes on to explain how prime minister erdogan is a well aware of the plan saying quote prime minister said that in current conjecture this attack on solomon shot tomb must be seen as an opportunity for us
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followed up by the deputy chief of staff saying it's a direct cause of war i mean what we're going to do is a direct cause of war. wow see this bombshell leak describes something known as a false flag operation false flag as a covert military operation designed to appear as if it were carried out by other parties and is usually used as a pretext for military intervention with the citizens of the country unaware of their government's premeditated actions see gulf of tonkin use to invade vietnam on the right stag fire in hitler's germany as a pretext to invade poland now listen this phrase of course has been hijacked and misapplied to many events but amazingly anyone who simply acknowledge is proven false flags throughout history is labeled a conspiracy theorist which is why the mainstream media is refusal to discuss this covert operation should come as no surprise because it's much easier to just state that turkey was discussing syria than to do their jobs and expose the true
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intentions of those in power and how far they're willing to go to maintain it. earlier this week u.n. human rights commissioner navi pillay made some of the strongest comments we've heard from the organization about israeli settlements in the west bank and gaza he later told the u.n. human rights council in geneva that quote israeli settlement related activities and settler violence are at the core of many violations of human rights in the west bank including east jerusalem and in fact according to israel's own statistics bureau israeli settlements in the west bank more than doubled last year and hit a record thirteen year high so discuss the continuing construction of these settlements and the future of the palestinian israeli peace process i'm joined now by nico p. lead peace activist and author of the general's son journey of an israeli in
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palestine thank you so much for coming on i wish you had your to have you on as you can you speak to the village to be statements here about this being kind of the main deterrent in the peace process right now i think it's i think it's an understatement i think the problem is that israel treats settlements in the west bank just like israel treats cities and towns all over the rest of the country israel doesn't see a difference between the west bank and other parts of the country. and related to them sort of israel the thinking of the rooms of the psyche there you know the cities in the west bank the cities in other parts of the country are the same so why not build here when you build here israel occupied the west bank in order to keep it in order to settle israeli jews there that's exactly what it's been doing ever since it occupied piece of land. and this far as israel is concerned is a part of israel and it's not going to change and according to israeli human rights group that's a lot of three times as many people were killed in the west bank in two thousand and thirteen and your prior why this uptick in violence there well in the absence
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of anything else israel has to maintain the sort of level of violence it has to justify its existence in other words peace is not on the on israel's program at all this we've seen another round of peace talks it's failed as was accepted as it was expected. and again israel has no other plan it doesn't want peace with the palestinians it is not willing to give up. any peace of the land in terms of like i said of his really thinking it's all israel so it's not going to change. and if you're not going to solve the problem somehow then the only way to justify the existence of its legitimacy is through maintaining the violence and of course they're continuing to go in and raid aggressively these areas that are supposed to be. in charge of policing by the palestinian authority why are they continue to move in past even what's supposed to be authorized by palestinian forces to secure their own areas well once again the terms of the terms are really thinking there is no difference between the west bank and other parts of the country israeli military
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has the right to go anywhere it wants whenever it wants and do whatever the likes and so and so i attack you palestinians whether it's resistance people who are involved with resistance or whether it's legitimate law enforcement it makes no difference in terms of his really thinking there has to be a certain level of violence maintained all the time and so israel keeps maintaining that violence in order to justify its lack of willingness to make peace and then the blame it on the palestinians is this utter contempt for kind of the law and palestine in general a reason also that it renewed on its promise to release all these prisoners i mean just yesterday read and its commitment to release another group of palestinian prisoners tomorrow which of course is just another turn of the peace process i mean ultimately yes i'm glad you brought that up i think the prisoners issues an issue that is not talked about enough israel has thousands of political prisoners palestinian prisoners the vast majority have never been charged with acts of violence either political prisoners and israel use that uses the very cynically in cruelty as a tool i think all these things leads to the inevitable conclusion that israel is
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the obstacle to peace and the only way to overcome that would be to do what was done in south africa and change the regime completely so that we have a real democracy where israelis and palestinians live together in peace as long as israel is a player in this process there will never be a solution to this conflict so i guess that you already kind of answered my next question which is the peace process and i mean i guess it's kind of a sham. i mean even april twenty ninth was the target date for merely coming up with a framework agreement i mean is this just it's a shot in the peace process is code word almost for allowing israel to continue to do whatever it likes and in over the entire country the peace process cannot possibly work because it's going in the wrong direction it's going in a direction that assumes that israel might allow the palestinians to establish a state in the west bank and gaza and that is a that is a false assumption that will never happen israel will never give up any part of the law and will never allow the palestinians to do this that again the last sixty seven years of the existence of the state of israel demonstrates that very clearly well so what do we do because of course the u.s.
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is such strong allies with israel and of course israel is almost treating palestinians as they're just going to keep moving and moving in encroaching more and more until they're just gone i mean it seems like that's the strategy right now is just squelch them out completely in the land and pretend like they're not there and they're just have a complete contempt for the law and international law what do we do i mean you're saying to transform israel to incorporate a two state solution we both know that about talking about how you're talking about and forgetting about if you're just not going to come into a filing to come to the realisation israel today is exactly what south africa was before the far right party the only way to move towards a solution is to rid palestinians and israelis of this regime which is that which is a a colonialist racist regime which is what israel is it's what zionism is it's the foundation of the state of israel and the only way to move forward or to change the reality on the ground is to fight this regime just like you know in the eighty's and before that people people fought in opposed partite in south africa then we can
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see the release of prisoners then we can see respect for human rights then we can expect a regime that respects everyone because it represents everyone until the government in israel respects represents everyone or palestine and israel represents everyone who lives there then this will continue to be the way it is because israel governs on its own even though represents less than half the population are talking. even just using the word apartheid is such strong language and when i say it and people react to me and they kind of call me all these just because i'm constantly talking about palestine and israel and in a factual sense and your grandfather was integral in the formation of israel your father was an idea of general what's your response or kind of this toxic reactionary language when you just simply try to bring out pro palestinian issues we have about forty types well it's interesting i was just in south africa and you talk to south africans the comparison between israel and today in south africa during apartheid is so clear that it that it's even funny to bring it up there is nothing inherently jewish about the state of israel so there's nothing to submitting about criticizing it jews have rejected zionism and rejected israel from
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the very beginning many jewish people still do and the only way to move forward is to realize that israel today is africa before the fall of apartheid and to act accordingly absolutely thank you so much make up you had always made you not you don't think. coming up you guys are here from theoretical physicist and genius michio kaku on the future of the mind. to the future. we shake it took a bit internal heat a small schools fire fights a school that relates these kids three spaces. we go back to the classroom and then the communication is key and following the excitement of the dancing or so we take it breathe it on the museum said all. along we've done. lists right on the sixth. first
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recipient list and i think the tourists. on our reporters twitter. and instagram live live in the live on law. live. they all told me my language as well but i will only react to situations i have read the reports to the police and the no i will leave them to the state department to comment on your letter palin say it's a hit list or k.l.a. car is on the docket no. joke no more weasel words when you have a direct question be prepared for a change when you run should be ready for a little freedom of speech and down to freedom to cost.
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remember the coen brothers movie no country for old. how about no country for young men what's the most you've ever lost on a coin toss what's the most you've ever lost on a coin toss. you've been putting it up your whole life you just didn't know it. call it. call it you stand it when everything call it touches or exertional wars that britain is teetering on the years oh dangerous times a global crisis in london are rising so fast that prince charles says there is a state ability and risk struggling still to be only given to all the other words this is no country for you.
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over the past few decades tremendous advancements have been made in the field of neuroscience from mapping the human brain to creating devices that can capture digital images of our thoughts but what if we can upload a digital copy of our memories and consciousness to a point that human beings can actually achieve a sort of digital immortality this idea is inspired many science fiction movies including the upcoming film transcendence where one man's mind is uploaded into a supercomputer which possesses the collective knowledge of all of humanity while the film is fiction the concept behind it is very real it's on the subject of a new book called future of the mind which is currently number one in the new york times bestseller of us the author is a renowned theoretical physicist michio kaku earlier today a break in a separate her man all right below caught up with dr kaku and first asked him how far we really are from achieving a digital upload of consciousness. just last year for the first time in world history a memory was recorded we can i say tape recorder memory it is sort of back into an
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animal and it remembers this is amazing a wake forest university also in. as angelus they took a mouse trained a mouse to sip water recorded the memory in the hippocampus right here small organ that price as memory the most later forgot that then they shot the memory back into the mouse and bingo the mouse got it the first try next will be primates perhaps a monkey eating a banana will record that memory and inserted it back in and the short term goal is to create a brain pacemaker for alzheimer's patients in the future we're going to have millions of people who forget where they live wander around why not have a button you push the button and you me remember where you live who you are who your kids are and beyond that who knows maybe it will upload the vacation that you never had it just it seems so mind blowing to me to consider that that memory which is not a static thing it's always changing it's evolving depending on our on our experiences
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can be digitised it's really mind blowing but i want to ask you about something else that you mention in the book the ability for telepathy and you've actually said in the past that in the future humans will be able to mentally contact anybody we want see whatever image we want and do and if we don't like it we can just turn it off that's really the future effect today if we can get it so that you walk into a room well put on a headset such that you can control the lights turn on the t.v. call for your car tell your car where to go type dictate documents without ever touching a computer screen in our children will wonder how could you possibly live in a world where you had to touch the screen and we had a mouse and he had to type everybody does things and types makes documents controls cars it's fascinating where we're headed and it seems like it really is inevitable and i think a lot is taken for granted over the things that we're already able to do now i mean you were just referring to to these sensors in the brain that can capture images
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inside the brain what are what are some of the other practical applications of these things. well this will replace the internet it will become a brain that will record emotions thoughts patterns of behavior and send it on the internet teenagers will love it can imagine facebook you said emotions your first date your first kiss your first. all of the internet teenagers already put a little like happy faces on their emails right we're going to be able to record thoughts and the movies are going to be replaced by the brain net movies today or a flat screen with sound that's the movies right in the future perhaps emotions and feelings will also be conveyed this is called total immersion intertainment that it's amazing in and actually that reminds me of this new movie that's coming out now this johnny depp movie called transcendence weird kind of takes that premise as well you know taking your consciousness and uploading it digitally but i wanted to
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ask you i mean you make it sound like it's going to be a lot of fun but it also there's aspects that i think are a little bit terrifying and i wanted to ask you about is this new pill that's being developed can slow down a person's perception of time and what's being said is that you know this could be applied to prisoners and given you they'll take a pill that a little slow down the perception of time so that eighty eight hours could feel like a thousand years a thousand year sentence how would this work and why does the future sound so terrifying well we are ten coming with the brain itself for example people who have traumatic memories of war sometimes they're paralyzed with these horrible memories of a rape an act that in warfare we can create a forgetful drug that actually takes the edge of many of our most violent and oppressive memories however the president's commission of bioethics recommended against marketing the forgetful drug because they said that even unpleasant
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memories are useful we learn from them but personally i think that sometimes some memories. is so disastrously awful that they paralyze you they prevent you from becoming a normal person and i think we should allow forgetful drugs to be marketed and also drugs and therapies which can perhaps even increase intelligence are now being talked about will have perhaps memories that we can upload into the mind perhaps memories of a job they were not trained for or perhaps a college student will upload a course that they flunked in college we can perhaps increase our intelligence and now we're also investigating super intelligence photographic memory people who memorize everything they hear a concert they see a landscape they can draw the landscape they can read reproduce the entire concert on one try how is it possible that people of that mind we know believe that the mind be cores but the mind also forgets deliberately these people forget mechanism
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is broken they never forget they have a photographic memory and we think of some great scientists of the past had this ability the ability to have access to powers of the mind that we cannot as mortals right and it and this is nothing new this is this is something that you know can date back for a very long time people that have those photographic memories and you've actually said that right now the time that we're living in is the golden age for learning about the mind that we've learned more in the last fifteen years than in all of prior human history why what took so long because only recently have we had the physics the instruments like the m.r.i. scans that are sensitive enough to see the blood flow of the thinking brain down to like a tenth of a millimeter and now we have super computers that can actually read these thoughts and control computers by thinking so by thinking we can now control mechanical arms mechanical legs we can type we can control thermostats turn on the web to not
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change the channel on a t.v. set to turn on the toaster all of it just. mentally and at the next international soccer games in brazil scientists at duke university want to take someone who's totally paralyzed and outfitted with an actual skeleton and he will introduce the international soccer games in brazil that's amazing and actually one of the things that i've always enjoyed about your work is you're very gifted in taking these complex theories and making them easier easier to understand i wanted to ask you about this recent discovery about the gravitational waves that are essentially remnants of the big bang can you explain why this is such an amazing discovery well we think that the instead of the big bang gravity waves the waves that we've never seen before dominated the big bang and how we see them with our with our detectors in the south pole einstein predicted this ninety eight years ago and it took ninety eight years for us to see that at the instant of creation there were in fact
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gravity waves now this is very incredible because it means that the big bang was a quantum advance meaning that there's a probability it could happen again and again and again creating a multiverse of parallel universes so our universe may not be the only universe this result has philosophical theological implications if the big bang happened once that's a quantum event it can happen again it's a subject that's so almost impossible for the human mind at least mine to even fathom but you bring up a good point which is another subject that very interesting that you discussed is god you you describe yourself as a pantheist and i was hoping that for our viewers that don't know what pantheism means you could explain that and how that ties into your work in theoretical physics well i'm fine was asked the question about god and he says there are really two kinds of god first is the personal god the god that answers your prayers that smites your enemies in the philistines but he didn't believe in that god he
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believed in the god of spinoza the god of harmony beauties simplicity you know the universe. it could have been ugly it could have been random it could have been chaotic and yet here we are in a orderly universe that obeys very simple laws you can put all the laws of physics on one sheet of paper that's simplicity and elegance and that's the god of einstein the god of spinoza the god of harmony and that's the god that i lean toward that is the universe is self is so gorgeous and it didn't have to be that way i think that's something we could all get behind i want to i'd love to continue to talk about. caught in the universe and everything i want to talk about something a little bit more earthly something a little bit closer to home that you've been outspoken about as well which is fukushima and the nuclear crisis in japan there's so much dissing from ation out there how. what is the severity of the crisis right now as you see it the crisis is much more severe than they were led to believe documents have been coming out over
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the last two years showing how the utility and the government deliberately suppressed vital information did you know that even as the action was progressing and they said don't worry everything's under control they were contemplating evacuating tokyo evacuating tokyo i mean mind boggling but that's how severe the accident was now right now we have three melted reactors it will take forty years by their estimate to clean up this disastrous accident and it could start again anytime soon a small earthquake could tip it over and the accident starts all over again i mean that's it really is insanity nuclear nuclear insanity really like i said before the break and as you mentioned you know that sounds like a conservative estimate forty years for the clean up there are so many conflicting reports are coming out the seafood safety e.o. no it's not the radiation is going to hit the west coast and other scientists will disagree what will be the the long term impacts is this ever ever lasting crisis
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it's not an everlasting crisis but there are dead zones dead zones around the reactors that will be dead zones for decades to come and all of us have a piece of focus shima in you i can figure geiger counter right to your body and detect some of the radiation from the reactor however is minimal so i don't think that everything is going to be radioactive here in the united states it's not that way food you can eat however we have to monitor the food very carefully because we do know that radioactive cesium with a half life about thirty years leaked into the ocean and it's water soluble and it did get into the fish and sea life around fukushima but the government does monitor these things and so far as we know the food supply is safe while i mean it i hope so i hope that we get that we can eat this food and i did want to ask you you know given. the crisis like you said another minor earthquake could could trigger another melt another tipping point exactly and this there are so many different reactors all over the so many here in the united states do you think that as
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a result of fukushima you know what we've learned from chernobyl that in the future will eventually do away with nuclear energy do you see us moving beyond that well germany has already thrown in the towel germany says never again they saw what happened that focused disaster in germany could literally wipe out germany as a nation and so they're phasing out nuclear entirely switzerland follow suit italy is sort of teetering right now and even japan is teetering on the on the brink they have a national debate as to whether or not to go nuclear or not after world war two japan made the faustine bargain founds was the legendary figure who sold his soul to the double for unlimited pop or that's the. bargain that japan made after the war and now they're going to have to really analyze whether it's worth it to sell your soul to the devil well that's the future of nuclear energy i suppose dr michio kaku i want to thank you so much for taking the time to join us theoretical physicist author of the future of the mind it's number one right now everybody
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turkey's government is a red faced as a you tube elite suggests a plot to stage an attack on one of its own sacred sites and it could be used as an excuse to go to war with syria. without misfit hear the gunfire in the air. taliban led to terror rages on in afghanistan in the run up to the country's first democratic presidential elections are two reports direct from kabul with the latest. plus a change of tune. foreign policy chief condemns ukraine's a radical right sector group the key driving force behind the upheaval in kiev which has enjoyed support from brussels all along.
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and live from moscow this is r t i'm john thomas glad to have you with us now turkish authorities have launched an espionage investigation into a leak recording purporting to be a conversation between two top officials that revealed an alleged plot to stage a false flag operation and that would appear to be a syrian attack the league on you tube infuriated prime minister erdogan who rushed to block this site here is an extract from that tape. you got on the prime minister's been encouraging conjuncture and they said time must be seen as an opportunity for us. i'll send four men from syria if that's what it takes i'll make up a cause for war by ordering a missile attack in turkey now the discussion surrounds
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a possible attack on the tomb of shah in northern syria a sacred side for turkey which is permanently guarded by turkish soldiers earlier this month on car warned it would retaliate against any assault on the memorial in case of such an attack turkey could also call for the involvement of its nato allies that is based on the principle that in the attack on one alliance member state is an attack on all anti-war activist eugene puryear explains why that could be turkey's ultimate intention. many of the nato countries want to have the same goals certainly the nato countries the united states england and other european nations have the same goals they've been backing the rebel forces in syria they've been trying to use this civil war as an instrument of regime change which in some ways some believe for hundreds of thousands of people dead just so they can change the government and so there's no space between turkey and other countries on this so if in fact there was a faction of forces that were looking for
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a provocation it would also lined up with forces that the united states and also in europe who are increasingly warlike and who would like to see more of a of a western and nato intervention inside of syria and we know that these warmongering forces have been continually agitating all across the united states and in europe and certainly there are forces in turkey that feel the same way. syria is now urging a u.n. probe into allegations that turkey is planning to provoke a confrontation and to draw damascus into war and carl has long backed an intervention in syria to help the rebels topple the government of bashar al assad and it would not be the first time it has tried to justify possible military action as our teeth when important reports turkey as one of syria's fiercest critics has led calls for an international intervention not only that it's persistently providing the reasons for. turkey claims syrian forces fired across the border at
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refugees and floats the idea of calling on nato for reinforcement and protection. turkey admits one of its f. four military jets was shot down by damascus after flying over syria's airspace and cora deems it an act of war reserving the right to respond and after calling an emergency nato meeting turkey reminds the alliance of its responsibility to protect member states. turkey cites a growing threat from syria requesting that nato to safeguard the country expand its deployment of patriot missile batteries along the border with syria and what could lead to nato action article five of the alliance's charter says an attack on any member shall be considered an attack on all well it's a concern of policy on the part of the north atlantic treaty organization nato which turkey is a part of has been a part of the us since the early one nine hundred fifty s.
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it appears that was the strategy was to provoke an attack from syrian territory on to turkey therefore providing a rationale to draw in the support of the united states and perhaps israel as well as britain and other states that are part of the nato alliance certainly nato members share turkey's sentiments about the syrian government both openly support the rebels in their fight against damascus and as for how far turkey will go i knew leak on you tube seems to offer some insight on that it's a great peek into the way governments operate and how they general toward each other they would like to have happen and blame them on somebody else a lot of these insurgents are trained in american military bases and air force bases in turkey and then put into syria syria. also has gotten all shipments of weapons i should say the insurgents have gotten shipments of weapons from turkey so far nato has not gotten involved but with turkey's grabbing every opportunity to
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say why it should strike syria there's no telling how long that will last marina port ny r.t. just a little later russia's foreign minister reveals the inner workings of global politics as he uses it the west of bullying other u.n. members into isolating russia over the crimean referendum. the afghan capital has been hit by yet another taliban attack ahead of saturday's presidential election militants fired at the election committee headquarters from a neighboring house and were gunned down by security forces our correspondent lisa caffein off reports from the scene in kabul. well you can hear the gunfire behind me right now we're just the road down is the independent election commission office that is where the taliban insurgents had staged an attack on saturday that began about one pm local time. hours later still unfolding very tense atmosphere here
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hear the gunfire in the air on friday the taliban had attacked against house here in kabul they were actually targeting an unprotected christian daycare center full of western families instead they have burst into a compound run by a u.s. contractor an ngo and a suicide bomber had blown himself up outside of the building killing a young girl we were actually on the scene and so we were able to see some of the some of the very tense environment situation playing out now an election office was targeted this tuesday and last week gunmen had slaughtered at least nine people including a prominent afghan journalist at a luxury hotel now this is really part of a campaign of stepped up violence by the taliban the group has been able to pull off high profile attacks across the country raising fears that the taliban insurgency will dramatically escalate at the end of twenty fourteen when nato combat forces are due to leave the country and of course it's the afghan people who have suffered the brunt of this violence last year the u.n. reported
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a fourteen percent increase in casualties with mostly women and children effective and really these attacks these kinds of attacks very often even though they're intended. to hurt westerners it's often the afghans who really end up suffering here but of course as we count down to election day a lot of tension especially here in kabul where until recently the taliban had appeared to have trouble mounting successful attacks something that's clearly very much changed as the last few days have shown reporting in kabul for r.t. . well the war on terror enjoyed some initial success it took about three months for the u.s. and its nato allies to push many taliban militants into remote areas but the islamist movement refused to surrender now while two thousand and six was the deadliest year since the war began over fifty thousand troops were sent to afghanistan to battle the growing insurgency now the following year president karzai admitted that trying to start talks with the taliban but without success and
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according to afghan officials four years later the u.s. a followed suit supporting overtures to its declared enemy but the taliban fighters continued to gain ground and even opened a foreign office in qatar now the u.s. withdrawal is only months away after a dozen years of fighting and in that time almost thirty five hundred coalition troops and up to twenty thousand civilians have lost their lives said by aig a journalist focusing on the middle east believes the u.s. and its allies are back exactly where they started. now it's very embarrassing for them that they haven't just sit down and negotiate with the very people that they were calling terrorist and vowing to wipe out well i think you know america can pick and choose who they called terrorist sometimes they call them terrorists and other times they call them freedom fighters and allies if you go back. to the russian occupation of afghanistan your america funded these very people and
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call them freedom fighters and then call them terrorists they said that they wouldn't negotiate with terrorists that they wouldn't negotiate with the taliban and the taliban have come back bigger and stronger it seems. the u.s. off forced to you know talk with them. first a democratic presidential election is due to take place next saturday our cruel is in kabul and tracking the developments and we'll bring you a special coverage throughout the next week right here on r t international. the people of afghanistan head to the polls for the first time since the fall of the taliban but a little bit of both paved the way for the families of our democratic friends for our. party's national let me. looking for cash
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no matter the cost as chinese president europe the e.u. officials choose to discuss business and investment opportunities in the asian powerhouse putting human rights on the shelf plus. the mission first and that was the period the thank you. the beautiful face of crimean justice the region's chief prosecutor is creating an international store not least because she's tough on criminals but also easy on the i pad and much more after a break watching our international. in the future this month we shake it took a basin turn up the heat as moscow's firefighters put their late the skids three spaces. we go back to the classroom and then the communication is key and following the excitement of the dancing or shall we take
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and welcome back you're watching r t international now russia has no intention of moving into mainland ukraine foreign minister sergei lavrov a reiterated that amid a barrage of accusations over an alleged russian military buildup on the border now speaking to the russian media he also described the inner workings of the un before voting starts on a general assembly resolution against moscow. has the details. the foreign minister has actually made it clear that not everything that we see or hear after a major event such as for example the vote on the crimean referendum on russia is exactly what it is we shouldn't take it for its face value for example even though the bones of. russia's favor nevertheless after the vote has taken place russian representatives according to the foreign minister were approached by representatives of other countries who said that they did not necessarily vote the way they did out of their pure conviction. so just
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how some serious countries are using all their diplomatic might to twist the whole world some delegations are being told there will be consequences if you don't back the resolution we are aware of that colleagues come up to us and trust really explain why one or another small country is forced to give western officials insist that russia is isolating itself from the rest of the world with its actions and its stance on the russian foreign minister is that the isolation that the west will keep talking about and explain nothing but an illusion that is being created by these very western officials. before it's there now sergey lavrov is to meet u.s. secretary of state john kerry later on sunday for further talks on the ukrainian crisis a major concern is ukraine's radical group the right sector which is trying to become a political force in the country according to. john kerry praised the right sector
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as move towards mainstream politics but the e.u. recently condemned the group point that has more. catherine ashton has denounced right sect she's calling on them to refrain from violence to give up their arms and to basically stop behaving on democratically now this is a group that right now is this siege in the parliament in kiev calling on the interior minister to resign so finally we have an admission from the e.u. that there are some very dangerous forces amongst those that brought about the coup in ukraine but the timing of this statement is new on it's to say the least throughout this crisis in ukraine the u.s. and the e.u. have been very much in support of the protest movement the foreign minister of germany even went to my dance have pledged his support that's despite the fact that russia has repeatedly called on its western partners to reassess the situation to take a look at who it is they're supporting but right sector now it has become
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a major violent force in ukraine the arms that catherine ashton was talking about are allegedly stolen by right sector from weapons during the unrest there linked to violence against anti my down activists two deaths in eastern ukraine and the group's leader as well as he is wanted in russia for instigating acts of terrorism and this is a man by the way that's running for presidency in ukraine. and it's only now that the bottom part of this coup is over that we get this admission from the e.u. foreign policy chief that things may not be as rosy as they initially would have you believe brussels had every reason to denounce the actions of radical groups in ukraine much earlier but turned a blind eye that's what marks sloboda international relations expert from moscow state university believes. for the last several months the western governments and
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the western press have been engaged in a policy of putting their hands over their eyes and ears in a game of see no evil hear no evil and speak no evil going so far as the clear that the ultra nationalist forces either don't exist or trying to present them as a fringe element that had no real impact or effect on the events of the year of my down riots and porch as of right now actually the right sector has pretty much refrain from violence outside of the rada whereas a couple months ago they were tossing molotov cocktails and shooting policemen dead in the streets. but right now they are seen as no longer useful and it is embarrassing to the porch that has taken power serving only to deal with my eyes them even further so the e.u. would very much like to see them go quietly away and if they will not go quietly
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away i think the e.u. will back this putsch regime in using force to send them away so it seems the criminals in crimea are now at the mercy of a chief prosecutor who promises a tough approach to law and order she's much more than just a pretty face though although her looks are doing her reputation no harm at all as artie's election reports. she may look like a blonde bombshell absolute. mischa post in the us appeared to be getting the snake bite but whole words are sometimes even more explosive e.g. instant it was touching it complies to the grange reacts a natural. need not tell you crimea's thirty three year old prosecutor general although many of our japanese viewers would hardly need an introduction ever since book took the job she has been a japanese anime art sensation video of her press conference gathered hundreds of thousands of views and pictures like these are now flooding the web some against
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another famous woman from ukraine her friends call her prosecuted and even invented a name for themselves no telly alights but kiev where she spent most of her career is not amused the interior ministry's website has her in wanted section accusing the talia of organizing a coup the younger lot who profit in you by use of the proud young your pistol. some are speculating whether such a lady can handle the serious job with swiftly brushes concerns aside with her stern rhetoric after all some of her employees stated she took the job many of her male colleagues fear to touch. over one fantasy figure to another the race to be president of ukraine includes some unexpected candidates iconic star wars a bad guy darth vader is among those promising to guide the country out of turmoil . now the fallen. have been waiting
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years for that the fallen master is running on a policy of making an empire out of the republic and restoring of the nation's glory lord vader has already one primaries for the ukrainian internet party which is playing the deposit paying the deposit rather for him to run for the presidency on the twenty fifth of may he will compete against amongst others former prime minister yulia timoshenko and the leader of the nationalist right sector group although with true baka and his storm troopers to support him vader will be confident now fresh reports reveal that hackers could make more money off twitter accounts than credit cards. find out how they do it and more importantly for traders how to stop them ahead you can go to our dot com. also on our website to find out which u.s. government agency wanted one of the boston marathon bombing suspects to spy for it
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all that on our website. europe is taking its chance to make sure china knows its arms are wide open for investment. president xi jinping is visiting the continent and paris and berlin have a laid out the red carpet and the issue of human rights so often is a key part of the talks between the e.u. and china strangely absent this time around. on thursday the trade chief agreed to drop a probe into underpriced telecom equipment imported from china corral says that's because europe needs to do much more to attract chinese investment there was some hushed criticism on china's rights record with human rights watch describing the conditions most chinese people living in as appalling but investor
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and financial commentator jim rogers says europe knows it has to be nice they've got a lot of money and they're bailing out a lot of people so if you want to maintain your status standard of living better be nice to the money and your bankers for the chinese foreign aid if they come in and out then they get a lot of influence if they don't get they're not going to. the chinese make the loan they lose everything but at least. a lot more power and a lot more stuff they have the money we don't nobody has. chinese. china but china europe china. europe if they didn't have those markets they would suffer an unnamed u.s. official has suggested president obama could send anti-aircraft systems to the
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rebels in syria saudi arabia it comes at an embarrassing time for obama who is in the gulf kingdom rebuilding bridges amid concerns that decades of friendship are fraying while washington has already denied the claims artie's going to kanas following the story. saudi leaders are trying to keep their differences under wraps reports on what exactly president obama discussed with or. one of. the two leaders discussed tactical differences they both agree their strategic interests were aligned. warned of a major shift away from washington after disagreements over syria and they want washington was very anxious to reassure saudi arabia that talks with iran over its nuclear program will not get in the way of the kingdom's friendship with the u.s. now saudi arabia is the biggest buyer of u.s. weapons saudi arabia is the second largest oil supplier with the u.s.
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now tapping its own resources that dependence could diminish in the future but for now the u.s. wants to make sure saudi arabia stays a friend mutual benefits from the relationship with saudi arabia to fly under the. radar we've been following developments around one specific case that case involves a former saudi diplomat. done several reports on this for years the employees of the saudi consulate in los angeles found out that he's gay in saudi arabia stripped of serious diplomatic passport to. go back to his homeland. could be punished by death public jail time and that's the law when turned to the u.s. government for asylum he and his supporters never thought washington would turn down his request especially in light of guaranteed persecution at home but up to this day. of course is not just about gay rights but also other forms of oppression that would be typically unacceptable to you to the west and yet
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washington does not show much urge to those issues in the relations with the saudis . going around the globe to look at some other news making headlines this hour three soldiers have been killed and four others wounded in a suit. side car bomb attack at an army checkpoint in eastern lebanon an extremist sunni group claimed responsibility for the attack saying it was revenge for the killing of a suspected militant on thursday following the blast lebanese soldiers killed a woman and child when the car they were travelling in did not stop at another nearby checkpoint. and unhappy a tally and businessman has climbed onto st peter's basilica in vatican city he was calling for the pope to help those hit hardest by austerity in europe it's the fourth time the man has staged such a protest after failing to get a loan to save his beachside restaurant and losing his business.
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thousands of cities across the globe have been plunged into darkness they dimmed their lights on purpose as part of the earth hour campaign which aims to raise environmental awareness and thomas low watched as central moscow went dark. people across russia getting ready to turn their lights so phone plunged their homes into darkness now they're doing this because it's a day which is organized by the w w s it's become the world's largest environmental event but it's not just individuals with turning lots of houses lights a going off in monuments as well as you'll see in the kremlin just behind me and the organizers of this event hoping that people will come away thinking that they know more about the environment than they did before the point turning the lights off they'll have a better idea of how to take action on the environment in the future. don't miss technology update on r.t. international and it's with george galloway for those watching us from the u.k.
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stay with us. a group called the representation project is spreading the word with a viral you tube video that the most destructive thing you can say to young boys americas and everything is even pleasant a cardinal sin in modern america you want to know why we say be a man and that's in the medieval village what if all the men just didn't want to work the land because it hurts their hands or would be willing to fight an invading army because they might get hurt themselves or of some girl gets pregnant all the village guys would say well that's her problem the idea of being a man is part of her evolution without tough men that tribe are city state or whatever would die out many people would say that this is all in the past but as western civilization goes down the tank we see more and more forty year old boys with no wife no kids no ambition no guts no grit no discipline just trying to
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pretend to be a man playing online video games be a man is probably one of the best things that anyone ever said to me thanks dad i'm sorry representation project but you are dead wrong but that's just my opinion. well come to that shot siberia. what are the places you never go to. fun. things you never do. experience you'll never again. be surprised you will go.
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cold war two point zero there are those who claim the manufactured crisis in ukraine is drawing new lines in defining new geopolitical realities others are dismissive they say the old cold war never really came to an end so is russia and the west are doomed to be adversaries. hello and welcome technology updates on today's show russian robots take over the world. textiles help me buildings earthquake proof. and we turn up the heat with moscow's fire fight says. but first the language
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barrier is something most was only ever encountered when we go abroad but for those with deafness all hearing loss is something they come across on a daily basis fortunately the work of one moscow undergraduates may break down this barrier altogether. once up in the life. among the obvious challenges posed by deafness and hearing impairment communication presents its own set of obstacles for members of the deaf community sign language gives deaf people and the hard of hearing an effective way of interacting with each other and a select few who understand it but that social network can be quite restricted moscow's bellman university has a long running history of teaching deaf people and helping them further integrate into society and first year student is no exception she was inspired by a chance encounter with a deaf person whose mastery of lip reading and speech allowed him to communicate freely with everyone. wanting to make this the norm just sets about creating
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a portable sign language translator helping deaf people not only overcome the physical language barrier but also the mental one often resulting from communicating in such a closed social circles but why not just use a pen and paper. who've been using sign language for quite a while can actually make signs much quicker than their rights but i created this device to help those who here in pants break away from their sometimes narrow social circles under load them to communicate freely with everyone. in one of the universities classes we witnessed dashes grand unveiling of very invention to some of the universities hearing impaired students still in the prototype stage has designed and built an electronic glove that converts the gestures and movements of sign language into letters on a display just like spoken languages each country has one or more signing system so dashes chose international english as one of the more widespread and it took the
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russian signing students a bit of getting used to thankfully adopting the gloves to any other country would only require a slight program rewrite the hightech wearable was well received by the students who were keen to take part in its further development. talking glove currently has five flex sensors on the neck celeron into the flex sensors consist of an l.e.d. chew and light detects the amount of light hitting this sensor is used to measure the extent to which each finger is bent but she becomes compressed the more the digits curve which reduces the flow of light to the senses while the accelerometer gauges the position of the hunt these six data feeds are combined by the onboard processor to calculate the overall shape formed by the hand and display the lights on the screen. like any good students i stay behind after class for some extra tuition although my signing skills are nonexistent i was keen to try my hundred hits on the duchesse expert supervision. i can't make
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to see if you can make a nurse m i do not write yes so letters will so now let's see if you can put together words say the word play that's a.p. . nextel. a n y way but thank you dr. dillard one in the future i would like to produce a little cover in this part of your heart although. it will have a few papers about it shows picking up the current regeneration by contraction. pick up the current. clear away all the noise. and then you will need a glove any more if. you get all the data from the medical ethics shirts i touched your skin look at the post to pick up and. in the meantime duster plans
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to add another accelerometer and refine the flex sensors to improve recognition accuracy and speed she's also working on a double hundred system for more complex sign languages so hopefully will never be blocked by this language barrier ever again. just. take a stroll through museum with. all possible to concerts where the performers as human well this future isn't so distant as robots take. point. fest one of europe's largest youth robotics. over two thousand six hundred students in six hundred teams went head to head in twenty two competitions ranging from football to dancing and by the end of the humans had joined their ranks. all the enjoyed then spread to the hypercube for the second international skolkovo robotics conference
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a few days later as well as showcasing the latest in underwater robots three d. printing technology and human like the conference gave engineers government representatives and investors the chance to put their heads together during the two days eight hundred visitors took part in workshops and showed off their robots which had already become self-aware it's a little subservient. pushing a big wake up. to hello. turn the lights on. the lights has been turned off thanks. to the russian robots were spotted roaming around the annual. home monitoring and security not far behind. the not so small remote presence robots lets people visit museums or festivals from anywhere in the world. the work firefighters do pulling people out of burning buildings saving properties and over
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adventurous feline friends is invaluable but to do it a fate simply they need to know their equipment won't let them down. range rover bron being shot in a building in flames and filled with zuckerberg. aging smoke would be a real life nightmare. luckily for me though this building isn't actually on fire yet even though i was in no immediate danger i still feel the need to get out of bed and leave the profession. firefighters from around moscow have come to hone their lifesaving skills at the city's thirteenth special fire department as well as practicing for the real thing the firemen will also be trying out the latest in quiet fighting al to where the crafty combination of materials and shrewd design means death by suits often rival protection from a villain say and while you concessive all you like in the law nothing compares to
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the real thing. you will just like with any other protective gear you test its characteristics by wearing it in the field if there's a fire or some other kind of emergency you put it on and you go in you do your job and you get out of there as long as you're alive and well that's all that matters. special effects experts from the film industry works hard to create a facility capable of fully recreating the horrifying conditions of a fire making it's one of only a few such buildings in the country the face suits one piece construction office grates a freedom of movement the nice to peace treaty says is without compromising on safety coping the where it's a scramble over debt free and reach those trapped inside as quickly as possible. the suits consists of densely packed our image fibers known for their exceedingly high heat and tear resistance while the garments protected beaches include
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a fire retardants next to stop any sneaky underneath play music sync coast to stop snooze riding up. just in case the suit has also been designed to be as comfortable as possible posting putting for heavy breathing operates just a quick on system to reduce risk. as times and on pit zips to help cool off a job well done. the ones he was produced by any contracts which has been making specially skiffle high risk jobs since the ninety's . you wouldn't get that in the us but they were just good illness by looking back at our company's history the real world but our very first product was a letter a magnetic shielding gave us next we took to manufacturing resistant clothing to protect people from electric flashes by which went on to become our main product our present company also produces protective clothing for thermal hazards such as
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wielding suits clothes to still work as is in there and many other items. in most of that would you please. before any of these outfits make it into the field though each seam and hem is drawn up on computer. the designs are then sense and put out by an automated plotter depending on the thickness of the fabric the robotic because it can slice through up to eighty lays of material in one fell swoop. the precision panels are then given a more human touch on the company's sewing floor each person is responsible for just one procedure all in all it takes four hundred such operations to produce one five proof suit in just under four hours everything from the threads zips to both ends and velcro is made from heat resistance material. but we only buy the fibers you know mix and other arab made fibers which are part of our protective
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fabric but the rest of the manufacturing process we manage ourselves. to from dying the wrong our meat fibers is not as easy as placing them in a bookcase and waiting until morning the whole process takes eleventh hour. and involves soaking the material in an organic solvents as one hundred twenty five degrees c. . this causes the fabric to swell slightly resulting in a better bond with the diy the pressure is also elevated to prevent the dye from boiling and forcing it to penetrate deep into the fibers the dyed cloth is finally taken out of the oven and placed on a spool ready for the next step our image fibers are also used to military grade ballistic body armor helmets and ropes was using such a soft material those comments of price just a bit there are certain challenges at various stages of production but first of all our image fibers are notoriously hard to die if you case nothing like dying walls
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it requires a unique dying technology and getting the exact color you want is no easy task. even though safety comes first style hasn't been overlooked either ironically brights close up it securely hearts of binds of the army fibers puts an adequate contract can produce a coach that joseph himself would be proud of thanks to a special fluorescent dice that can achieve just the right shade but as always there's no style without substance. but most of the company cannot only manufacture protective fabrics but also provide them with additional properties or get up for example you can impregnate it with a special solution. give it an additional coating on the inside or on the outside but i feel you use. fire and electricity on to the only elements the clothing protects against the company's own warts and all repellents coating keeps
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where was dry as a bone even when it's tipping it down while not absorbing into the fabric the water does help remove any dirt and grime accumulated after a hard day's work. the water and oil repellent. based on the polly mary cole going to flooring compound as the coffee soaked in the liquid it forms a type of molecular bond on the surface of the fabric any water coming into contact with the coating turns into global's and just runs off but perhaps most importantly the hydrophobic coating in no way affects the materials protective qualities. of the fabrics attested as an independent slab for heat resistance and strength among other things as you can see the density woven are made some pull on the left doesn't even small to let alone catch fire. so there's no chance you get hot under the color in this outfit. however they are made fibers committee stunned much more
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vigorous tests. when super charged plasma from the electric arc hits the are made some of the heat energy is reflected while the rest is absorbed by the material this causes the carbon lead to form on the surface which acts as an additional shield against the blast keeping the unlucky chop out of harm's way so he'll live to work again of a day the temperature inside only rises up to sixteen degrees c. . ok let's go let's go. get down move on your knees. down put the nosepiece in place. scatter. a good job well done. the source of the fire has been put out the light on standby now let's look for survivors. both come
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on be careful with them keep talking to the victims. tell them what's going on where and how talk of the training facility the drill is coming to a successful close with the victim being found alive and well it's a little dazed keeping a cool head in. situations. call brothers movie no country for old. no country for young men what's the most you've
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ever lost on a coin toss what's the most you've ever lost on a coin toss. you've been putting it up your whole life you just don't know it. call it yeah baby call it the standard when everything call it a top judge or if there's a word that britain is teetering on their own dangers of the global and prices in london are rising so fast that prince charles says there isn't sustainability and risk struggling with children young individuals in other words this is no country for you. right from the scene. first for you and i think pictures. on a reporter's twitter. and instagram. could
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be in the know. on. your friend post a photo from a vacation you can't afford. a different. the boss repeats the same old joke of course you like. your ex-girlfriend still tends to rejection poetry keep. ignoring. the post only what really matters. to your facebook news feed. speak your language. programs in documentaries in arabic in school here on. reporting from the world talks about six fifty rpm interviews intriguing story for you. then try.
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to find out more visit our big. dog called. welcome back the science of predicting earthquakes is still pretty shaky at best and although new buildings can be designed from the ground to mitigate the impact it's not so simple with all the structures but believe it or not this next to it is a whole new meaning to the age old saying a stitch in time saves nine. dollars check earthquakes or one of mother nature's most destructive forces reducing buildings to rubble and make an entire city's look like zones it's currently almost impossible to predict exactly when and where a large quake will occur so they always strike me least expect it so pretty much
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the only thing we can do is be prepared. and the unsub may just lie in advanced fabrics specifically old favorites carbon fibers and moscow's compazine public h five is for the construction industry providing a lights cheap gets robust way of showing the buildings both old and new. before they make it anywhere near construction sites though the ultimate tensile strength of the fibrous must be tested although the requirements quite a strict as those for the aviation and shipping industries these mighty fibers can still hold one heck of a load a strip of thread the length and. we have a rule that could hold up to two thousand kilograms without braking once the thread has been tested to destruction the damage must be assessed. close inspection of the threads under a microscope helps identify the diameter cross-section shape and any defects on the surface all of which may seem insignificant but can have
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a negative impact on the overall load bearing capacity of the finished product a little bit of a lot more than just your carbon fiber is ten times tougher than reinforcement steel which gives us an advantage in deer ability and strength making the building more robust and extending its lifetime or less on average we expect old buildings reinforced with carbon fiber polymers to last an additional twenty five years money factoring carbon fibers is surprisingly simple for a material with these amazing physical properties and companies can produce up to twenty meters of the stuff every minute weaving the cloth itself isn't that much different from producing every day textiles the individual threads from the spools off this trim down to size and laid out flat on the conveyor composites production facilities can produce over one thousand tons of carbon fiber cloth which is quite a lot considering how like the material is the threads are then fed into the weaving machine where they're turned into the finished product eventually ending up
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in old buildings which are increasingly been retrofitted to withstand the bumping and grinding of tectonic plates and the trials of time. on it's a pretty first comes the planning stage where we make an estimate of how much carbon fiber material will need for each particular case after that we go on site and unroll the cloth. it's a companion paper to both mix up the a proxy compass it and apply it all to the surface requiring reinforcement of what it is that with within it is two to three times faster than the traditional reinforcement technology all that from them and it is also fifteen to forty percent . cheaper because it's the thought of that done along with the with. under mary snow more evidence than on bush's only earthquake simulator in the leningrad region the ground shaking platform can simulate an earthquake with a money cheat of ten on the m.s.k. scale one thousand spells doom for the back concretes the reinforced frame still to study. the company is currently working on
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a new way of producing the poly aqua night child opon solutions used to make the carbon fibers the organic compound must first be oxidized in ed to produce the pun fibers which i think carbonized it's over one thousand degrees c. the resulting carbon fibers from the new method promised to be even stronger and cheaper creating new opportunities for the company. left of center of. our objective is to obtain a carbon fiber with the strength of four and a half gig of pascals and a production cost of four and a half dollars per kilogram. achieving these target values will open the global carbon fiber market for us making our product competitive at home and your broader. national. by two thousand and fifteen compazine tops are run put production been off of to two thousand tonnes of carbon fiber cloth every year with
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over one thousand sites and bush already been forced in this way to monday showing no signs of slowing the fibers can even be mixed with tama reducing cracks and prolong the life of roads they're found in anything from the plains we fly into the boats we sail in. but now it looks like carbon fibers have made their way into our homes. science and a generally considered to be polar opposites however during our recent attempts to engage in some of moscow's more cultural pursuits we discovered that high technology and fine arts can complement each other perfectly. second way and. upon entering the north exhibition center visitors are greeted by an imposing display of russian expression is. creating a powerful initial impression the artist's work the screen doesn't stand up to close scrutiny with a. close. however
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inside the hole it was a completely different story with the accent artist's work on screens much more fitting for the discerning. interpellation is the key advantage of our screens rather difficult to display an artist work whether it be sketches paintings or water colors with the help of pixels there's no way to render an artist's brush stroke correctly but the interpellation system pixel system allows us to produce images which are very close to the original. various pictures which are displayed and moving about the screen here are displayed in a very high quality so you can see the artist's touch only our screens are capable of this. despite being. persecuted at home by the soviets throughout his life with his first solo exhibit only taking part after his death in one thousand nine hundred eighty six. a huge video. was the
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centerpiece of the exhibition under the pixel display that's the portraits and sketches stage just as close as they were when viewed from the other end of the hole without a doubt. one of russia's most popular. you could say that pixels are the enemy this is the basic idea of the system of optical interpellation this is tim is able to render a gradient transitions and curves of shapes and colors in almost infinite resolution as for the contours. we can make it four times thinner than a pixel so the contour resolution would be sixteen times higher than the gradient transition would have unlimited resolution this is what the interpellation idea is based on. back on more familiar three d. text facilities are located in central moscow and are capable of producing up to
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one hundred panels a month just like paintings the screens have crafted by hand and neatly framed the masterpieces then go on to while view is in cinemas at home and of course in art exhibitions. but still not where they're used there's an art supporting the pixel is in circulation screens together depending on the type of projects that the panels can contain anything from five to eleven school layers which modify the projection in different ways in circulation also smooths out the slight time lag between the red green and blue images displayed by single chip projects is improving the look at pretty much anything. you need combination of optical materials means that both low and high res video looks equally impressive when blown up on the big screen the backing and black reflective layer are responsible for the high contrast blocks then with the
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help of a layer of micro lenses the reflected light is diffused slightly. i think to the interpellation the colors between the sharp edges and ironing out any of the artefacts the image then passes through a minimalist thick layers of limon affords a boost brightness is finally appears on the much surface which prevents any annoying reflections giving both your v.h.s. and collections a new improved look. lumina for was responsible for the brightness of the image screens generate light from the inside today there are two types of display displays with an internal light source such as l.c.d. monitor. rear projection screens and direct projection systems which reflect the image. somewhere in between. and from the inside at the same time. with the help of. after we started using them we noticed that there were some additional positive effects and we began to develop
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them. that's why the third advantage of our screens is that they don't cause i fatigue because the picture does not flash as brightly as on traditional monitors. would have to be the price. break the bank means that the. place in cinema. also means that smaller. screens so i might just get one for myself. until then. martin's consumer sees and i see what many in the country is the federal government
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simply say property of the united states government. is the united states privilege and it was public has to realize it can't just by. just throw it away. for instance belongs to you know thieves environmental protection agency i found this on a dump site here this. way the. producers of these lives when i should be able to collect these i believe that this should be responsible for the criminal to agree. to mexico comment on mental health property will sell to murder incorporated it also belongs to the washington metro area transit of politi property of a dentist aids patient and trademarks. diplomacy lead to breakthroughs in syria and iran but it also strained relations between the u.s. and saudi arabia what does the future hold for washington riyadh ties. the
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people of afghanistan head to the polls for the first time since the fall of the taliban but will the boat people vote for the kind of our democratic friends our. the tea party the national.
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turkey's government is a red faced as a you tube league suggests a plot to stage an attack on one of its own sacred sites and that it could be used as an excuse to go to war with syria. if you're here. in the. taleban that led terror rages on in afghanistan in the run up to the country's first democratic presidential elections party reports direct from kabul with the latest. plus a change of tune at the e.u. foreign policy chief condemns ukraine's radical right sector group to keep driving force behind the people in kiev which has enjoyed support from brussels all along.
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broadcasting live to. read from our studios in moscow this is r.t.m. sean thomas glad to have you with us now turkish authorities have launched an espionage investigation into a leak to recording purporting to be a conversation between two top officials it revealed an alleged plot to stage a false flag operation that would appear to be a syrian attack in the league on you tube infuriated prime minister at the one who rushed to block the site here is an excerpt from the tape. you got on the prime minister's encouraging conjuncture and they say it's time to be seen as an opportunity for us i'll send four men from syria if that's what it takes i'll make up a cause for war by ordering a missile attack in turkey the discussion surrounds a possible attack on the tomb of psyllium on shah in northern syria
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a sacred site for turkey which is permanently guarded by turkish soldiers earlier this month on carl warned it would retaliate against any assault on the memorial in case of such an attack turkey could also call for the involvement of its nato allies that's because all members of the alliance are compelled to offer military assistance if one suffers outside aggression anti-war activist eugene puryear explains why that could be turkey's ultimate intention. many of the nato countries want to have the same goals certainly the nato countries the united states england and the other european nations have the same goals they've been backing the rebel forces in syria they've been trying to use this civil war as an instrument of regime change which in some ways some believe one hundreds of thousands of people did just so they can change the government and so there's no space between turkey and other nato countries on this so if in fact there was a faction of forces that were looking for a provocation it would also line up with forces that the united states and also in
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europe who are increasingly warlike and who would like to see more of a of a western and nato intervention inside of syria and we know that these warmongering forces have been continually agitating all across the united states and in europe and certainly there are forces in turkey that feel the same way. syria is now calling for a u.n. probe into allegations that turkey is planning to provoke a confrontation and a draw damascus into war on car has long backed an intervention to help the rebels topple the government of bashar al assad and it would not be the first time it has tried to justify possible military action as artie's main important reports turkey as one of syria's fiercest critics has led calls for an international intervention not only that it's persistently providing the reasons for. turkey claims syrian forces fired across the border at refugees and floats the idea of calling on nato
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for reinforcement and protection. turkey admits one of its f. four military jets was shot down by damascus after flying over syria's airspace and carra deems it an act of war reserving the right to respond and after calling an emergency nato meeting turkey reminds the alliance of its responsibility to protect member states. turkey cites a growing threat from syria requesting that nato to safeguard the country expand its deployment of patriot missile batteries along the border with syria and what could lead to nato action article five of the alliance's charter says an attack on any member shall be considered an attack on all well it's a concern of policy on the part of the north atlantic treaty organization nato which turkey is a part of has been a part of the us since the early one nine hundred fifty s. it appears that was the strategy was to provoke an attack from syrian territory on
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to turkey therefore providing a rationale to draw in the support of the united states and perhaps israel as well as britain and other states that are part of the nato alliance certainly nato members share turkey's sentiments about the syrian government both openly support the rebels in their fight against damascus and as for how far turkey will go a new leak on you tube seems to offer some insight on that it's a great peek into the way governments operate and how they join up wars of that they would like to have happen and blame them on somebody else a lot of these insurgents are trained in american military bases and air force bases in turkey then put into syria syria. also has gotten all shipments of weapons i should say the insurgents have gotten shipments of weapons from turkey so far nato has not gotten involved but with chirk he's grabbing every opportunity to say why it should strike syria there's no telling how long that will last marina
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port ny r.t. . and you're watching r g international a little later in the program russia's foreign minister reveals the inner workings of global politics as he accuses the west of bullying other u.n. members into isolating russia over the crimean referendum. now the afghan capital has been hit by yet another taliban attack ahead of saturday's presidential election militants fired at the election committee headquarters from a neighboring house and were then gunned down by security forces our correspondent was he counted off reports now from the scene in kabul. well you can hear the gunfire behind me right now we're just the road down is the independent commission office that is where the taliban insurgents have staged an attack on saturday that began about one pm local time. hours later still unfolding very tense atmosphere here hear the gunfire in the air on friday the taliban had attacked against house
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here in kabul they were actually targeting an unprotected christian daycare center full of western families instead they have burst into a compound run by a u.s. contractor an ngo and a suicide bomber had blown himself up outside of the building killing a young girl we were actually on the scene and so we were able to see some of the very tense environment situation playing out now and election office was targeted this tuesday and last week gunmen had slaughtered at least nine people including a prominent afghan journalist at a luxury hotel now this is really part of a campaign of stepped up violence by the taliban the group has been able to pull off high profile attacks across the country raising fears that the taliban insurgency will dramatically escalate at the end of twenty fourteen when nato combat forces are due to leave the country and of course it's the afghan people who have suffered the brunt of this violence last year the u.n. reported a fourteen percent increase in casualties with mostly women and children affected
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and really these attacks these kinds of attacks very often even though they're intended to elections and to hurt westerners it's often the afghans who really end up suffering here but of course as we count down to election day a lot of tension especially here in kabul where until recently the taliban had appeared to have trouble mounting successful attacks something that's clearly very much changed as the last few days have shown reporting in kabul for r.t. . now the war on terror enjoyed some initial success about it took about three months for the u.s. and its nato allies to push many taliban militants into the remote areas but that islamist movement refused to surrender and while two thousand and the six was the deadliest year since the war began over fifty thousand troops were sent to afghanistan to battle the growing insurgency the following year president karzai admitted to trying to start talks with the taliban but without success and
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according to afghan officials four years later the u.s. followed suit supporting overtures to its declared enemy but the taliban fighters continued to gain ground and even opened a foreign office in qatar now the u.s. withdrawal is only months away after a dozen years of fighting and in that time almost thirty five hundred coalition troops and up to twenty thousand civilians lost their lives are said by aig a journalist focusing on the middle east believes the u.s. and its allies are back exactly where they started. that it's very embarrassing for them that they haven't to sit down and negotiate with the very people that they were calling terrorist and driving to wipe out well i think that you know america can pick and choose who they called terrorists sometimes they call them terrorists and other times they call them freedom fighters and and i lies if you go back. to the russian occupation of afghanistan you're america funded these very people
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and call them freedom fighters and then call them terrorists and then they said that they wouldn't negotiate with terrorists that they were going to negotiate with the taliban and the taliban have come back bigger and stronger it seems. to us off forced to you know talk with them. the first democratic presidential election is due to take place next saturday crawl is in kabul and they are taking tracking the developments we will bring you special coverage throughout the next week right here on our to international the people of afghanistan head to the polls for the first time since the fall of the taliban but will this vote he really for the purpose of our democratic friends our. party's national. looking for cash no matter the cost as china's president tours europe e.u.
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officials choose to discuss the business and investment opportunities in the asian powerhouse putting a human rights talk on the shelf plus. you could be misled first and that was the pedagogy to this made place to. the beautiful face of crime injustice the region's chief prosecutor is creating an international stir not least because she's tough on criminals but also easy on the eye that and much more after a short break you're watching r t international. brothers movie no country for old. no country for young men what's the most you ever lost going to. what's the most you've ever lost on a coin toss. you've been putting it up your whole what you just. call it. call it the standard when everything it touches are virtual wars that
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britain is teetering on their own dangerous cause a global enterprise and london are rising so that. there isn't sustainability and risk struggling with children. in other words this is no country for you. and welcome back to watching r t international moscow has no intention of sending
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troops into ukraine russia's foreign minister reiterated that amid a barrage of accusations about an alleged russian military buildup on the border sergey lavrov also described the inner workings of the un before the general assembly voted on a resolution against moscow over crimea or do you know who has got has the details . the foreign minister has actually made it clear that not everything that we see or hear after a major event such as for example the vote on the crimea referendum on accession to russia is exactly what it is we shouldn't take it for its face value for example even though the bones wasn't really in russia's favor nevertheless after the vote has taken place russian representatives according to the foreign minister were approached by representatives of other countries who said that they did not necessarily vote the way they did it out of their pure conviction. so i'm astonished at how some serious countries are using all their diplomatic might to twist the whole world some delegations are being told there will be
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consequences if you don't back the resolution we are aware of that colleagues come up to us and just really explain why one or another small country is forced to give it a western officials insist that russia is isolating itself from the rest of the world with its actions and its stance on your crane well russian foreign minister is that the that isolation that the western officials keep talking about and explain nothing but an illusion that is being created by these very western officials sergey lavrov is to meet u.s. secretary of state john kerry later on sunday for further talks on the ukrainian crisis a major concern is the emergence of radicals in the country including the notorious right sector which is trying to become a political force according to john kerry praised the group's move towards mainstream politics but the e.u. recently condemned the group. as more. catherine ashton has denounced right sect she's calling on them to refrain from violence to give up their arms and to
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basically stop behaving on democratically now this is a group that right now is besieging the parliament in kiev calling on the interior minister to resign so finally we have an admission from the e.u. that there are some very dangerous forces amongst those that brought about the coup in ukraine but the timing of this statement is new on it's to say the least throughout this crisis in ukraine the u.s. and the e.u. have been very much in support of the protest movement the foreign minister of germany even went to my dance have pledged his support that's despite the fact that russia has repeatedly called on its western partners to reassess the situation to take a look at who it is they're supporting but right sector now has become a major violent force in ukraine the arms that catherine ashton was talking about are allegedly stolen by right sector from weapons during the unrest they're linked
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to violence against anti my down activists two deaths in eastern ukraine and the group's leader as well he's wanted in russia for instigating acts of terrorism and this is a man by the way that's running for presidency in ukraine so it's only now that the violence part of this coup is over that we get this admission from the e.u. foreign policy chief that things may not be as rosy as they initially would have you believe brussels had every reason to denounce of the actions of radical groups in ukraine much earlier but turned a blind eye that's according to mark sloboda international relations expert from moscow state university. for the last several months the western governments and the western press have been engaged in a policy of putting their hands over their eyes and ears in a game of see no evil hear no evil and speak no evil and going so far as declare
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that the ultra nationalist forces either don't exist or trying to present them as a fringe element that had no real impact or effect on the events of the year of my down riots and as of right now actually the right sector has pretty much refrain from violence outside of the rada whereas a couple months ago they were tossing molotov cocktails and shooting policemen dead in the streets. but right now they are seen as no longer useful and it is embarrassing to the porch that has taken power serving only to deal with my eyes them even further so the e.u. would very much like to see them go quietly away and if they will not go quietly away i think the e.u. will back this puts regime in using force to send them away criminals in crimea are now at the mercy of a chief prosecutor who promises
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a tough approach to law and order but she is more than just a pretty face although her looks are getting her some notoriety around the world artie's reports. she may look like a blonde bombshell absolute no. post in the us appeared to be good in this might be but whoa words are sometimes even more explosive you dienst and then we stood flies to the grain you react to natural. meat. crimea's thirty three year old prosecutor general although many of our japanese viewers would hardly need an introduction ever since the job she has been a japanese anime art sensation video of her press conference gathered hundreds of thousands of views and pictures like these are now flooding the web so. against another famous woman from ukraine her friends call her prosecuted and even invented a name for themselves no telly alights but kiev where she spent most of her career
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is not amused the interior ministry's website has her in wanted section accusing the talia of organizing a coup the young lady who put out a new bill yesterday proud young at this point some are speculating whether such a lady can handle the serious job with swiftly brushes concerns aside with her stern rhetoric after all some of her employees stated she took the job many of her male colleagues fear to touch. well for one real life figure to a fantasy figure the race to be president of ukraine includes some unexpected candidates iconic star wars bad guy darth vader is among those promising to guide the country out of turmoil. the fallen jet i master is running on a policy of making an empire out of the republic and restoring the nation's glory lord vader has already won the primaries for the ukrainian internet party which is
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paying the deposit for him to run for the presidency on the twenty fifth of may he will compete against among others former prime minister yulia timoshenko and of the leader of the nationalist right sector group although with his storm troopers to support him vader will be confident. now fresh reports reveal that hackers could make more money off twitter accounts than credit cards find out how they do it and more importantly for tweeters how to stop them head to our t.v. dot com. also there find out which u.s. government agency wanted one of the boston marathon bombing suspects to spy for it all that's on our website. and europe is taking its chance to make sure china knows its arms are wide open for
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any investment it can get president xi jinping is visiting the continent and paris and berlin have laid out the red carpet now the issue of human rights is often a key part of talks between the e.u. and china but in this case it is strangely absent this time around on thursday the e.u. trade chief agreed to probe to drop a probe excuse me into underpriced telecom equipment imported from china. it says that's because a europe needs to do much more to attract chinese investment there was some harsh criticism on china's rights record with human rights watch describing the conditions most chinese people live in as appalling but investor and financial commentator jim rogers says europe knows it has to be nice. they're bailing out a lot of people so if you want to maintain your status standard of living better be nice to people with the money and your bankers for the chinese foreign aid if they
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come in. about then they get a lot of influence if they don't get they're not going to. make the loan they lose everything but at least they have helped get a lot more power and a lot more stuff they have the money we don't nobody has. chinese. china but china europe china. europe if they didn't have those markets they would suffer an unnamed u.s. official has suggested president obama could send anti-aircraft systems to the rebels in syria via saudi arabia it comes at an embarrassing time for obama who's just left the gulf kingdom following a visit aimed at rebuilding bridges amid concerns that decades of friendship were praying while washington has already denied the claims granted to ken is following
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the story for. the obama administration and saudi leaders are trying to keep their differences under wraps reports on what exactly president obama discussed with or. one of. the two leaders discussed tactical differences they both agree their strategic interests were aligned. warned of a major shift away from washington after. washington was very anxious to reassure that talks with iran over its nuclear program will not get in the way of the kingdom's friendship with the u.s. now saudi arabia is the biggest buyer of u.s. weapons saudi arabia is the second largest oil supplier with. its own resources that dependence could diminish in the future but for now the u.s. wants to make sure saudi arabia is a friend mutual benefits from the relationship with saudi arabia to fly under the. radar we've been following developments around one specific. case involves.
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several reports on this for years the employees of the saudi consulate in los angeles found out that he's gay in saudi arabia stripped. diplomatic passports. being gay could be punished by death public jail time and that's the law in syria turned to the u.s. government for asylum he and his supporters never thought washington would turn down his request especially in light of guaranteed persecution at home but up to this. of course is not just about gay rights but also other forms of oppression that would be typically unacceptable to. the west and yet washington does not show much urge to those issues in the relations with the saudis. now let's take a look at some other news making headlines around the world we start in spain.
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crashes have broken out between thousands of anti austerity protesters and police in barcelona activists say a number of people were injured as some marchers engaged in running battles with riot police the violence erupted at a so-called march for dignity to demonstrate against public sector concert by the government. a student has become the latest fatality during a nationwide protest in venezuela the thirty three year old man was killed on the barricades during a demonstration against president nicolas maduro as of ministration meanwhile hundreds have marched through the capital caracas has weeks of deadly anti-government protests continue the unrest has claimed at least thirty lives so far. note two polar bear cubs have been delighting visitors at zoo in the german city of munich the pair were born
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back in december and have charmed the public since their keepers let them out to play about two weeks ago they have yet to meet their father who is a currently at another zoo so their mother as their part has her paws full of thousands of cities across the globe have been plunged into darkness they dimmed their lights on purpose though as part of the earth hour campaign which aims to raise environmental awareness and artie's thomas lowe watched as central moscow went dark. people across russia are getting ready to turn their lights so phone plunge their homes into darkness now they're doing this because if they which is organized by the dup in the u.s. it's become the world's largest environmental event but it's not just individuals with turning lots of houses lights a going off in monuments as well as you'll see in the kremlin just behind me and the organizers of this event hoping that people will come away thinking that they know more about the environment than they did but the book turning the lights so
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they'll have a better idea of how to take action on the environment in the future. now it's time for the kaiser report stay with us this is our to international. and an unofficial unofficial referendum eighty nine percent of residents of venice and its surrounding area voted for independence from mother italy but bafflingly the majority of voters want the legendary city to remain part of both the e.u. and nato i don't want to be insulting these people but do they even understand what the word independence means so you don't want roll telling you what to do and take your tax money but if brussels does it then that's just jim dandy also according to the b.b.c. there are one hundred u.s. military bases of one sort or another all over italy including around venice so you want independence but having four military bases all over new country is just fine although it is written on
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a lot of bumper stickers the expression freedom ain't free is very true for venice to become truly independent would come at a very high price dumping the euro saying goodbye to nato and dealing with being surrounded on all sides by the e.u. who might want to give you some sanctions or a nice democratic bombing until you get back in line if you're not ready for real independence then don't wind yourselves just with italy but that's just my opinion . get us to the polls for the first time since the columbine. both. of our democratic our.
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current. max keiser this is the kaiser report hey remember that colorado's movie no country for old men how about no country for young men what's the most you ever lost on a coin toss what's the most you ever lost on
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a coin toss you've been putting it up your whole life you just didn't know it. call it yeah baby call it you stand when everything call it a top treasury official warrant of britain is teetering on the edge of good returns the global prices in london are rising so fast that prince charles says there isn't sustainability and risk driving away children you don't have a vigil in other words this is no country for young people. max in fact it's no planet for young people anywhere you look there's a housing bubble in london alone house prices are up twenty three percent from their two thousand and eight peak of course that's not just that for inflation but we're going to look around the world at various housing bubbles used due to the house the money printing you could call it house printing actually the money printing program it's a new technology george osborne's right there number eleven is printing houses with
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the fear of money borrowed from the bank of england. well let's turn to boston boom in boston luxury apartments test market some say boom may lead to glut more than eight thousand units are expected to be built in the city during the next three years the unprecedented burst of construction will double the supply unit built in large luxury complexes since one thousand nine hundred sixty now the remarkable thing about this is the sheer vast quantity compared to history this type of residential construction hasn't been seen in boston since the eighteen hundreds when the back bay beacon hill in the south end were built said john behind chief executive the development firm boston global investors we don't have that same kind of population explosion today but we do have growth right houses have become the beanie babies of the twenty first century it's clearly a mania that's sweeping the globe in these cities where they're able to siphon off money freely from banks and central banks and the people naturally want to
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gravitate toward house building because in their d.n.a. going back ten thousand years when the hunter gatherer first left the. vanna and started to build condos in miami this is been part of the arc of real estate speculation that has now it's the osis in the current housing bubble fed by the maniacs like mark carney of course also back in one thousand nine hundred when tens of thousands of europeans were arriving every single day from europe that was the aids of human migration human capital you wanted to attract humans to your country in order to create boom was an excellent point in other words this housing bubble is done driven by people who are migrating and causing population swells it's driven by huge capital swells the capital is moving through the snake of speculation in creating these enormous bubbles i think that's an excellent point it's not about people because the people who have the jobs the people don't have
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the income but they have access to a certain level of elites to on fettered on limited riskless cheap capital yet and there is hardly any new build for anybody below the top point zero zero one percent these are really luxury units six thousand of them those are the only people that matter then those who have that capital that swell of capital access to this wealth capital but it's also happening elsewhere israel housing boom threatened as netanyahu seeks caps so housing prices have soared eighty percent between two thousand and seven and twenty thirteen despite the fact that increases in wages were only twenty five percent so real estate prices forced people to take a large mortgages and that can affect consumption people will break into their savings to pay for apartments at the expense of consumption hurting economic growth says she as our real estate analyst told me develop the fish of the. you know she
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says they need a nice spot put up there by the shadows over there in tel aviv you know what a bunch of these they're building up to. overpriced for cock the units they're not going nowhere that's a big bubble that know what's up but you've got a housing bubble and that pumps nobody's going to like you know put but again we have this you know conflict between human capital and money capital that humans are much more you know basically it's no time to be human it's only time to be a bomb under a dollar because today seven in ten israelis live in their own homes according to government statistics with a modest three bedroom apartment in tel aviv going for about eight hundred thousand dollars and the average annual wage only around thirty three thousand dollars many young people are despairing of becoming homeowners some are looking abroad for cheaper housing in some cases moving to germany and other european nations their persecuted grandparents fled it's an interesting financial situation the
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bank of central bank of israel of course is plugged in with the global central banking stablish friends and i think actually the mr fischer who was their governor is now moving into a key role in the central bank in the united states and it's all the central bank coordination that's driving this ultra cheap money and the extension of the four people who suddenly find themselves experiencing affluenza which is the sudden discovery of one's net worth having quintupled overnight is to go out and buy a house i mean it's just human nature as a manifestation of representation of the affluenza disease i have by plugging into a corrupt central banking system is the go by for a combo so whether you're tell of eve or as half of israel of course has moved to miami and driven the miami condo prices up they've got all the frickin tomatoes down there in miami beach taken the money from mr fisher in the bank of israel and they're causing a housing bubble with the portuguese are being driven out but it's also interesting
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if you look at the world you see here young humans young people fleeing come. trees hit by austerity in ireland and greece and portugal and spain those young people have their benefits cut money taken from the no jobs available for them so they're forced out of their country on the other hand and the other in the nations like the u.k. and the capital centers so london new york city hong kong is a real australia young people are being driven out by the fact that this everything is a bubble in terms of housing and the basic living cost is essentially austerity for them well it's discrimination against young people on a global basis and the point i'm making here no country for young people or no planet for young people is that the price of this is the housing stock is skyrocketing due to the engineering of the banking system by the fifty year olds in the sixty year olds and the oligarchs and the plutocrats and the kleptocrats and as
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a result young people thirty and under have really no job no place to live and no future and there doesn't seem to be any attempt by world leaders to rectify this imbalance and so these young people are going to have to find an outlet other than the normal avenues toward success that have been set up in the post world war two environment so the idea of getting a job getting a house starting a family is now verboten you know this new generation of young folks are going to have to express their need to have a place in this world in alternative ways which might include some very disruptive technologies some social cohesion issues and you see this just growing tide of unrest you mentioned that you know household formation is declining rapidly in america because of the price of you know young people can't afford to live essential way and it's actually impacting in the retail sector now toys r us says it's being hurt by declining american birth rate so their recent annual report
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notes that the declining birth rate since two thousand and seven is actually impacting now their bottom line they have a chart. here and this shows the u.s. birth rate and you see the sea of red since the financial crisis starting in two thousand and eight so people aren't able to afford anything let alone having new young people well that's interesting about toys r us and young people the birth rates declining because at the same time a classic children's toy like lego. would be perhaps impacted by these declining birth rates simultaneously however lego the company is leveraging their franchise to create a hollywood blockbuster of course about lego so you see again a split in the economy where those with access to ultra cheap money like movie moguls and hollywood have the ability to turn a lego into a multi billion dollar franchise but meanwhile the toy itself the derivative from which the lego franchise springs is not being sold by toys r us at the retail level because of declining birth rates because everybody is being disenfranchised by the
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schism in the economy engineered by the older cheap money and i would just encourage parents out there if they're concerned about their child's future there's really only one toy they need to get them and that is silly putty silly putty it's cheap kids have fun with it for days on end you can use it to make prints off the newspaper and then put it somewhere else it's like a transfer mechanism silly putty is really the only toy any kid ever needs so there was a story out where you know facebook is buying this company oculus rift which makes these virtual reality glasses and similar shares to those companies that sounded like oculus had a remarkable event happen to them the day after here's oculus vision tech as you see it jumped eighty seven point five percent and then down six point two five percent by the end of the day once people realized that that wasn't the company that facebook was buying their share volume actually went from an average of six
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thousand one hundred fifty nine a day to six hundred forty seven thousand six hundred seventy five so some morons probably wearing those reality virtual reality glasses were just like trading like freaks well this brings up an interesting modern phenomenon eighty percent of the volume of the new york stock exchange and other exchanges around the world is computer generated algorithmically generated and the computers that are making those trades. say no humans are making the trains are just computers looking at algorithms are driven by computers simultaneously reading and interpreting news feeds and twitter feeds and facebook feeds so when the computers see oculus come with through twitter or read it or some other social networking site on the sea the wall street journal writing about it it will trigger the algorithm to go in and start buying or selling shares based on what the computer is reading and the reading of that material is fed into their buying sell their automated buying and sell programs so this is predictable in that the machines in the computers are
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doing eighty percent of the trading anyway and they're just picking up their cues from the amount of the swell of people writing oculus on social networking which triggers the computer the computer is blind it's just a blind algorithm that will buy and sell based on a percentage of mentions of this word in social media you know that brings us all the way back to the fact that london house prices are booming you know i've been reading stories about this dumping and people are get something blindly they're. not even seeing the property in fact they show up at the property in the electricity's off and not on and they can't even see the laws they can't see any of the rooms but they're blind because something just like this blind because something of the twitter algorithm algo bots we're all outgo bots even if we're in a human form well that's a classic example of panic buying which you always see at tops panic buying a top so this is this real estate market here in london it's hard to say when the bubble will pop but it's clearly an historic bubble number one nine hundred ninety
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or so the london real estate price drop by thirty percent or so and so we know that pretty recent past it can drop by thirty percent that new mean that most everyone buying now would be in negative equity and then you have a long period of contraction where people are unable to sell and they have to get an actual real job but then by that time the computers will have taken over and george osborne will be replaced with an automated mop. all right. well states you're out of time ok see later. states of the second half all are more. well drawn to the future this month we shake it up a bit internal the heat is moscow's firefighters put their ladies kids through his paces. we go back to the classroom and learn the communication is key and following
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the excitement of the dancing group or shall we take a breather on the museum said you'll be on the. phone we've done a few cover. right to see. first street. and i think you're. on a report. in. the in the.
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eye. bucket back to the kaiser report imax kaiser time out at cern to lay him out again
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a journalist at the telegraph limas recently moved back to the u.k. after living in russia for many years where he was not only a journalist but also a fund manager at lane welcome back to the kaiser report hi max all right before we talk about the new greece ukraine. let's talk about this story of business week business week is reporting that u.s. retailers spent the past year rushing into russia. ok now there are some sanctions what how they're going to work out tell us a little bit about that and we know max for many years of course any president of the united states has had in his ear the defense lobby that's wanted to present russia as alarmist predictable as aggressive as belligerence but now any u.s. president has got in the other ear as well as the defense lovi has got. a business lobby a business community that sees russia not as a threat but as an opportunity look at the massive on the ground investments we've
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got in russia from the u.s. we've got boeing we got john deere we've got ford we got g.m. then of course you've also got the big u.s. manufacturers who are trying to sell their retail products in what is now europe's largest retail market that's right not in twenty twenty or twenty thirty it's now russia's just overtaken germany is the biggest retail market in europe many people have stressed in the sanctions debate that europe does a lot more trade with russia than the u.s. and that's true. american trade with russia imports and exports combined is about one twelfth out of the year with russia but that doesn't mean that there aren't still very very big business interests in america who want to engage with russia who are engaged with russia who don't want to see their investments threatened by any tit for tat response to these sanctions that's why russia was eventually lout allowed a couple years ago into the w t o after eighteen years of waiting to get in great that they're going to jump on that because here you have eighteen years finally
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they're in the w.t. and huge business opportunities huge retailers pouring into russia but you imagine an interesting duality there whispering into the ear of the president between the defense contractors and at the retailers or the business interest the chamber of commerce if you will you know. and it seems to me that up until a few months ago there was something called the war on terror and america was pursuing bearded men in caves and defense contractors are spending billions and hundreds of billions and trillions to go after these bearded men in caves but then on a dime just turn around suddenly thought no one talks about that war on terror anymore it was it because the ability to scare americans by showing pictures of men with beards had worn off and now the administration and the defense contractors are just wheeling out the old cold cold war enemy as a way to keep that going another was no substance to this at all it seems to me
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it's as equally a hoax as the war on terror was a hoax this new cold war and everything john mccain is saying is just another another hoax to keep those guns rolling and keep those defense contractors lubricated your thoughts would john mccain of course has got form it was john mccain who did his level best in the run up to the presidential election in two thousand and i to stock up on a must see between the u.s. and russia of course then iran members bought a bomb bomb iran absolutely i mean. john kerry john mccain these guys are looking increasingly like our local politicians in a digital age they're there looking and sounding extremely twentieth century so it does go right across the party divide in the u.s. this kind of cold war ivanchuk them look at john kerry's tweet at the height of the tension between ukraine and russia and the west we can't it's not rights we invade countries on false pretexts that was meant to be
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a call to galvanize western support against russia he just looked like a fall he looked hypocritical an absurd. however much he uses social media he looks very very old fashioned i've been struck in the us also in the u.k. by an outpouring of respectable opinion. saying why are we intervening while we being so belligerent why are our politicians chest thumping why aren't we trying to mediate and promote commerce and trade and peace between east and west rather than some kind of new cold war it just in the last few weeks max concerns about being seen as pro russia or pro putin of been thrown into the wind by many respectable commentators in this country in the wake of people like me and you who've been saying this for many months of course i mean jenkins as i'm in jenkins jenny russell in the times my spectator pieces i mean the spectator is of course the sort of you know it's in the living rooms of british military families and yet there's
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been an outpouring of comment saying you're brave in your right to be saying this this is one of our trading partners i think oh it goes over the the war on terror was a complete failure heroin production and they're going to hire plan b. production the drugs are a huge problem the taliban is completely funded al qaeda is doing america's work in syria america supports al qaeda and so is a complete a good back all and so now they've just we saw this in two thousand and eight we say because iraq was such a disaster because afghanistan was such a disaster if the. for the two thousand and eight election that was a big move let's move it back to the cold war a war we won so we don't have to talk about the war on terror which is a war that we're obviously losing what i would say max is that i still believe that a you and even the us between them can play an honorable role in some sort of ukraine russia and the western world hopefully now there is a bit more sanity looming amidst all the jingo it was are now going to be make john mccain as their front man because he's got no dignity he's
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a clown it until they get rid of him then america's could be perceived any in a cleaner in the world i want to move on it as a sign we're talking about these jokes around the start let's move on to iraq get forget these are they down there then barassi me as an american i'm embarrassed and ashamed by john mccain in two thousand and twelve russian tourists print forty three billion abroad making them the fifth high spending segment of the travel industry most of that to europe you know particularly in france so here again is another. tourist industry. is going to get slammed so there are one hundred forty five million russians many russians of our age say max grew up thinking they'd never be able to travel abroad so i grew up in the soviet union russia has just been reclassified built by the u.n. as a high income country now and of course the russian middle class has always been there you know russia in many ways look at this oh oh oh heart of gold just referred of course i was loved i was a little bit of that is that for the russia as
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a regional power yeah that's fourth which of course is fun geographically and historically a litter of course it's more than a regional it completely and any country that's got permanent seat on the u.n. security council and was a. side her the postwar agreement which carved up the world is and is more than a region with the economics of it suggests that it's in the same league as anybody else in the g eight or any of the other countries whether you know let's talk about natural gas for a second america says they're going to fight russia by exporting cheap natural gas you know they're going to frack every state in america and how realistic is that well i think what's happening here is. this conflict between russia and the west over ukraine is being jumped on by the defense lobby to pursue their ends also the lobby that wants to push the u.s. administration to allow more exports of hydrocarbons in general but natural gas in particular is also using this conflict for their own ends you know
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a lot of people in europe don't realize that it's basically illegal to export hydrocarbons from the states and it has been since the young kapoor war in the early seventy's of course now it's illegal it's very very difficult to get a licenses to do it to export but america has very few l.n.g. export facilities that are available more being built but it's going to take many many years in order for them to come in here export facilities and the reason that gas is so cheap in america isn't because it's cheap to frat. and use shale gas because it isn't it's very very expensive the reason gas is cheap is because there's a massive export war around the us so there's a huge task lots once you allow exports of gas large scale exports of gas from the u.s. of course domestic gas prices in the u.s. will rise to global levels and so the premium of tax funded. production will go away that's not to say that american gas will be cheap by the
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time it gets to the european market of course because it won't be because you have to add the transport costs which for n.g. a particularly high so the notion that we can frac or why out of our dependence on russian gas in europe seems to me completely illiterate another financial illiteracy point that doesn't seem to make it through the thick skulls of the politicians in washington let's talk about the new greece ukraine ok the i.m.f. has pushed through fifteen billion dollars bailout the interim government has raised gas prices by fifty percent to appease the i.m.f. it is the new greece. we let's hope not of course a sort of damocles hangs over all these tensions between russia and the west on ukraine and that is a sort of sovereign defaults. if there is a sovereign default in ukraine that could of course have big systemic back wash across global markets and who knows certainly in my view equity prices
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look rather a beaut in the west so they're almost in line ok train the new greece you said let's hope not let's let's talk turkey here it looks and i mean not turkey the current i don't i think i think ukraine is too geo strategically important too for the western world and certainly for russia to allow it to default i'm hoping that the need to rescue ukraine's public finances will see the west and russia and the i.m.f. come together and have some kind of joint package that can be but it is still the focus on this fake cold war scenario they'll never get there in a time when i mean what i what i'm hoping is that the need for hard cash and the realities of financial markets and you know the faceless men and women in the city of london and on wall street getting into the politician faces and saying look the time for chest thumping and jingoism is gone we have to fix this or we're going to
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have a a world of pain that's going to hit middle america and hit middle britain and take that bet now the george osborne the chancellor who on this show we excoriate gleefully and often he's got his new budget but year you see some positive things those are some for the ones on the fricken show let's hear some positives about i was born i mean i've i've done mine fair share of knocking the chancellor over the years so i we have a bizarre. oh i'm so i know you do have thirty second i think of georgia part of bone please continue like i would say that some of the policies that he's come up with in the budget arce of stance of policies that should have a positive. reaction i think increasing the tax allowance on capital investment for businesses significantly from quarter million to hoffa million pounds annually is a very positive move investment in the u.k. has been between ten and twelve percent of g.d.p. for many years it should be up near eighteen or twenty percent of g.d.p. which is where it is in the us and in germany i think oprah has suffered largely
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because we've had very little investment and hopefully that will help i think increasing the personal allowance from ten to ten and a half thousand pounds is also opposed thing so in general i think he has made some bold micro moves i still have max as you know as i think you two big problems on the macro from the debt skyrocket index still sky oh it's a hard job all we got we got to go we're out of time no northwards you're out of time all right that's going to do it for this edition of the kaiser report with me max kaiser and stacy herbert i'd like to thank our guests leave him how again he backs if you like to get in touch tweet us advertise a report and the next time bio. says the media leave us so we leave the. bush and see to. your party
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