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which on fortunately doesn't sound anything. to teach me creation why you should care about humans. this is why you should care only on the. e.u. countries say they stand to suffer billions of euros in losses from russia's restriction of food imports imposed as a response to western nations sanctions. burns again as protesters dig in and fight back against police attempts to dismantle ten counts of barricades that have become symbols of the winter uprising in the ukrainian capital . also hope for a long term truce between israel and gaza fades as both sides failed to agree terms almost one thousand five hundred people have died in a month of fighting. plus n.s.a. whistleblower edward snowden is granted a three year residence permit for russia with the possibility of permanent
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citizenship in the future. welcome good to have your company once again my name is neil harvey and you're watching international. some e.u. countries have expressed alarm about how severely they will be hit by russia's retaliation to sanctions over the ukrainian crisis moscow has banned food imports from and placed a ban on certain foodstuffs coming from those nations that backed sanctions against russia so that's the united states canada australia norway the european union the european union perhaps most significantly it does an awful lot of trade with russia around the export of food stuffs now the type of things that are going to have
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restrictions placed upon them are meet fruit vegetables dairy products and fish their prime minister dmitry medvedev said that this ban places or around a year would be in place for a year you could be under review should their global partners act as what he called reasonable east towards russia there's an awful lot of money at stake here over twelve billion euros of trade is done exporting food from here in europe to russia already countries searches finland. contacted brussels and said look if we're going to miss out on this type of trade because of sanctions you've put in place we need compensation our farmers need compensation from brussels to make up the shortfalls particularly in finland in the dairy markets they could stand to lose up to one billion euro from the finnish economy elsewhere we've heard statements coming out across from across europe here in germany the
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trade union that deals with wholesale trade and foreign trade said that this could have a detrimental effect on the german economy in greece the main opposition party said that well the fact that the greek government the current greek government was just blindly following sanctions from brussels and from washington was going to have a detrimental effect on the farming sector there. in the agricultural sector there and in ireland the minister of agriculture. very concerned that there is risk particularly when it comes to cheese exports that last year island exported for half a million euros worth of cheese to russia and they got to be missing out on this over the next twelve months and experts think that sanctions will cross over into different economic sectors in the e.u. as well as russia it will have a devastating impact on particular countries including poland romania the
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netherlands and you will have individual producers who will be hit very hard indeed if you have perishable goods you can't simply sell them to someone else the next day for the same price they're going to lose a lot of money this certainly gets you back to a certainty can jump can jump quickly from one sixth of the economy to the other creating employment raising prices especially in the euro zone and russian economies which suffer from a lack of economy groups problem right now. on our web site r.t. dot com we are asking you about the effect that the latest sanctions will have on both russia and western countries we take a look at the results in so far as we see here. a third most of those who voted think it all sides will be affected equally almost as many believe the sanctions will. hit average e.u. and u.s. citizens. the hardest year just under twenty percent say that average russians will
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be the ones who suffer the most the smallest percentage is about sixteen percent of of all those who voted think that the effect would barely be noticed as economies will quickly adapt and compensate not too late to have your say they just had to r.t. dot com and cast your vote. now clashes have erupted in central kiev between protesters and police the city center has been shrouded in black smoke as people there burnt tires police and special units got the situation under control but they failed to dismantle all of the barricades in the ten counties here of central square for the protesters there pelted them with projectiles and attacked them leaving about fifty injured according to police officials ten people have been arrested and a criminal investigation opened under hooliganism charges and this is the exact same place that saw the start of the anti-government uprising in november last year now that standoff also began as police tried to tear down barricades and it ended in the overthrow of the then president here's what some of the protesters have said
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about why they are here right down there my done is the only thing stopping before release from stealing money of course they don't want us to stand here. and ukraine parliament should first finish the war in the east before taking on my done my down won't do anything wrong while our guys are fighting and dying. i think it's all the people that decided to stay here helped our military it would be a lot more useful than standing on my dime optimistic or what is the u.s. and international affairs and security analyst mark sloboda says the current authorities are unlikely to meet the demands of their former comrades in arms. i don't think that we will see the demands of the my dawn met first of all because the my don is a rather divided political movement with no clear direction some forces from the might than have gone on into power and they are now acting against those that are outside of power that have political differences with the regime that has come to
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power and so we see a lot of ideological differences katie personality fighting and really a power play among different factions as to who will chart the future course of this new ukrainian regime well the writing comes as hosts nato secretary general anders fogh rasmussen there in english has more on how he was greeted and what he promised ukraine. nato secretary general has received possibly before mr welcomes in the ukrainian capital he was all over the place meeting where the various ukrainian officials and in one place in particular but he was meeting with the president poroshenko he actually received an award he was awarded an order of freedom and in return ukrainian officials have gotten well nothing new really they've gotten a lot of speeches from anders fogh rasmussen who went on to say once again something that he has mentioned before that russia is the aggressor that nato is
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seizing all cooperation with russia on all fronts and instead turning to ukraine and is going to offer all sorts of assistance and assuredness to kenya what imus progress consumers need to get in the united states warship entered black sea the united states said that apparently the ship is there with a peaceful mission that is to observe and maintain stability and security in the region particularly in ukraine. have been sharing the updates on the situation there via twitter she says the barricades in the city now actually appears stronger following failed attempts to remove them you can follow arenas streets of food for the latest developments as well as pictures from the spot. next an entire family has been killed in army shelling just outside lugansk in east ukraine graphic footage shows neighbors pulling five bodies from a basement where they had been taking shelter it's reported to the show the house
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causing it to collapse and bury them. what wonders if you are just you would not live. with a. motor vehicle if you know. what does it give you. now these particular images of from ukraine's don't yet screen gin in one town five people were killed today ten more wounded in artillery shelling and the footage shows a wooden church burning after it was hit by a shell and this was right next to the children's playground that also came under fire. and. now this is video from the city of done yet ska regional center in eastern ukraine with
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a million strong population an elementary school there was hit by artillery shelling many of its classrooms completely bombed out and riddled with shrapnel. also here's a residential area bodies can actually be seen lying in the street holes punched through apartment walls and windows have been blown out. john the. first. you go after but the most situated. we thought it was the more it is that this is more than you started from what being here was surreal. photo correspondent from the russian news agency ria novosti has gone missing in eastern ukraine communication with and there is the indian was lost over two days ago to heard from on the fifth of august and that was when he sent photos to the agency he was last seen near the ukrainian town of check your switches suffered fierce fighting in recent days it was thought
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a disruption to communications in the area was perhaps the reason that he gone quiet but now there is genuine concern about his whereabouts stand in his well known for working in dangerous areas like syria and egypt so went to ukraine when fighting began that is taking photos in embattled cities like don yet skin slavyansk where a number of journalists have been killed. i missed international is accused member of ukraine's radical party of terrorizing the east of the country human rights activists say that call was has violated abducted and abused people in violation of international legal standards nationalists lefkow came third in the presidential election in ukraine he's since created a squad for eastern ukraine to arrest and intimidate people that he considers separatists and terrorists and men use threats of jail time for alleged links to forces this week glasgow tried to detain the police chief in the city of mariupol
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but local prosecutors declared his attempts illegal john dahl hasan amnesty international's director for europe and central asia says that less goes actions are just the very tip of the violations in east ukraine. he does this without going to any already outside the realm of the law and gravely risking. the important need the ukrainian authorities have to demonstrate that they're capable of restoring the rule of law and the respect for all passengers rights in areas that they take back into their control there's a much bigger issue in a much bigger problem in the ukraine around impunity for human rights violations and abuses at the moment that extends far beyond the activities of mr. himself but it is clear that he has committed. a number of very serious crimes they need to be investigated and he needs to be brought to account the likely outcome of that would
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be a criminal prosecution. the initial evidence about who was responsible for the shooting down the flight m.h. seventeen in ukraine was based on nothing more than social media postings that admission came from the head of the u.s. defense intelligence agency washington has blamed the catastrophe which almost three hundred people died on antigovernment fighters in eastern ukraine the former pilot robert stein says a lot of questions remain about the evidence that's coming out of washington. the latest military intelligence evidence the americans were showing to the public is not the best evidence they had when they have a satellite over the crash site when they have radar data when they have the xti airborne warning and control system station in germany and they were flying around why are there not opening their files that this is also really really suspicious and in my eyes they're hiding something or they know the truth better not willing
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the truth because the truth is too ugly for them they use every dirty trick in the book to blame it for russia if it would show a clear evidence that russia would be the perpetrator they would have it published immediately. to help you stay with us here on all three international plenty more to come such as mobile home for a million small phones across the globe are infected with an invisible bug we will look at how the program is stealing private data everything from bank passwords to text messages and also in the way the u.s. senate accuses the cia of trying to cover up the truth behind its use of torture in june the bush administration. i was trained. in december of two thousand and ten. more likely to be raped in college than in the real world. and unthinkable did that to each other when they
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welcome back ceasefire in garza or is close to expiring and there is no agreement to prolong it talks in cairo between israel and hamas are so far brought no results the month long conflict has already claimed that the nineteen hundred lives mostly palestinian civilians and as harry fear now reports hospitals can do little for those who've been injured. every day the patients arrive from guards or to palestinian hospitals in jerusalem and the west bank the market said hospital in east jerusalem has received dozens of cases since the latest conflict erupted in this room he is six years old and that was two weeks ago he has multiple business skull fracture after the bombing of his house here received unconscious of the environment. in his first few days here khaled's life was
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maintained by a ventilator he's made a solid recovery doctors say and is now able to move his leg his mother nihad has been by his side for almost three weeks only one relative is allowed to accompany such medical cases from gaza but only granted one day's access to israel. anybody that at last and ignore again us leave the hospital because my son in because i have permits to remain in israel for just one day but when i leave i show them the medical records at the crossing and they let me pass into gaza it is not easy to come out of gaza it is not easy to be coordinated there is checkpoints that are procedures that is raise have and therefore we're not getting enough patience although there are thousands upon thousands of patients we need support and help. forty two year old pfizer was in her home preparing dinner for have family when her
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house was suddenly demolished upon her i asked if she felt lucky to be outside of dallas or receiving expert treatment yeah it was a situation in the gaza strip is an absolute disaster how can i feel lucky when my people are dying. over nine thousand palestinians have been injured in gaza getting medical treatment outside of its overstretched health system is like winning the lottery three year old young mean a boob job or survived an attack on his family home in gaza as they gathered for the first night of the islamic festivals a month. and eighteen member thermally was wiped out leaving just this one child little yeah i mean still calls out for his favorite sibling his older sister he doesn't know she's being killed along with all the others a relative abdel rahman has lived through six wars between the palestinians and israel. i do see either israel or the palestinians as winning we
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the citizens of the folder for war everybody is a loser whoever thinks of peace is the true human being. these patients are lucky to have temporarily escaped gaza to receive the very best in medical treatment many are looking forward to returning to their families in gaza but awaiting them is a horrified and devastated community. r.t. jurist. thousands of palestinians staged a pro hamas rally in gaza city people were waving green flags carrying mock guns and burning israeli flags during the protests a mass officials at the rally insisted the war wouldn't be over until their demands are met they want the blockade on gaza lifted and the security of palestinians assured. and it's a whistleblower edward snowden has been granted a three year residence permit in russia that's according to his lawyer snowden fled
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to russia more than a year ago after telling the world about the global surveillance projects maintained by the u.s. and the u.k. he's been a coach and has the details. these reports have come from his lawyer. who says that having received a residence permits which is valid for three years mr snowden may now move freely across the country as well as travel abroad but what's more important is that according to another you. may actually get a russian citizenship a leader in the future. edward snowden is allowed to move freely across russia in travel to other countries with a limit of steam abroad for no more than three months according to russian would just she also has a right to receive russian citizenship after five years of living in the country. now after of the former n.s.a. contractor leaked sounds that if you asked intelligence washington charged with the
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government property and an authorized communication of national defense information and in june twentieth thirteen now mr snowden learned in moscow airport he landed in a transit zone coming from hong kong and his final destination was aqua door however the u.s. authorities that counseled his passport and that allowed to the leaker getting stranded in the transit zone off the airport for more than a month. after which russia grants temporary asylum and that happened on the first of august. or should only two companies discovered wholefood million phones across the globe are actually infected with malware which allows them to be controlled remotely means everything from banking pass with the text messages could be stolen a representative from the firm that uncovered the security breach told of see how hard it is to detect the malicious program. basically get access to pretty much
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everything you have on your phone perino or these criminals they use it to to mining via. is quite easy to imagine their. prime some pin interest in content least they could potentially use it to. to do something more significant than just doing mining be try to mimic to. deeds to well known our software applications and plugins general people wouldn't notice the small wear for years because he doesn't give a sign any sign that it is installed and computer science engineer and activist jeremy zimmerman believes that so many phones are affected because they were designed to be easily spied on it is apparently the first time that we see on such a large scale a computer virus spreading on those so-called smart phones the real news here is the scale and the sophistication of this attack but by itself it is not really
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surprising there is a very high responsibility from the manufacturers of the devices whether it's the hardware of the software manufacturers in fact for the last years there's been turning those book at computers into black boxes that we cannot open this closed ness of the device enables on one hand surveyance by government as we see with the n.s.a. revelations by it was snowden and on the other hand enabled this kind of attacks that the user cannot suspect and against the user cannot do anything. i would take a look at some the stories we're covering on our website it's surfer i'm bound to worsen the focus new clear power plant has been discovered that every rod in one affected reactor melted at the height of the trances that means it could now take a lot longer to decommission and you can get the full story online.
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and employees across the government in the u.s. have had their personal information stolen find out exactly what happened by heading to our website r.t. dot com. militants from the islamic state group of c care costs the biggest christian town in iraq to mate almost two hundred thousand people have fled the fighting in the area in recent days meanwhile at least nine people died as two car bombs went off in the northern iraqi oil town of good cook and another twelve lost their lives in a suicide bombing in baghdad the militants also claim to have taken toll of the country's largest down president of the middle east forum daniel pipes explains why iraq's water supply is being targeted. if you control them in iraq you control while you control the water and you can threaten to fly and.
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destroy floor you know that there are. really it is striking to see the government forces. on the kurdish forces on market will destroy the earth. the u.s. senate report into cia torture will be delayed after the senate intelligence committee chairman accused the agency and the white house of censoring the document dianne feinstein says that the government did this were distorting key facts in the initial report she says it will not be published until she is satisfied the much anticipated report of mom six thousand pages is expected to expose the practice of torture in the bush era which was acknowledged by president obama last week. we tortured some folks. we did some things that were contrary to our values. however also defended the cia saying that the agency was just doing its job us
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journalist and historian douglas valentine told us the government is likely to keep delaying this report in order to hush up the ugly truth. well there is a low bar. legal also psychological reasons for the administration to try and keep this is narrow. undisclosed as possible there are concerned about what will the american public think of this report so they're trying to contain the damage as most as much as possible basically along with would certainly. be only the notes on the administrator is how can we do this and people think we're responding to their desires and their needs and of course you have to realize the government doesn't really care and it's going to continue to do all the things it wants to do anyway it's just going to try to make this report look like they have the interests of americans.
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not around some of the world headlines for you africa's most populous country nigeria says that the boat outbreak there is now a national emergency isolation tents have been erected as more case of the virus were confirmed in lagos a city of twenty one million people the boat outbreak has also hit guinea and sierra leone killing all the nine hundred people so. police stormed a factory in the capital dhaka and fired rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse striking workers the protesters retaliated by throwing bricks hundreds of garment workers have been on indefinite hunger strike demanding the payment of three months salary and promised bonuses the pool say that several workers and journalists sustained injuries during those classes. with the very latest news headlines at the top of the hour do you stay with us
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coming up something very interesting a backstage pass to r.t. in the latest episode and used to enjoy. during a press briefing president barack obama said something very unusual and used a certain term you almost never hear from a government bureaucrat he told the audience that in the immediate aftermath of nine eleven we america did some things that were wrong we did a whole lot of things that were right but we tortured some folks here it is a rare thing to hear someone in the white house admit to torturing people after nine eleven but the question is why did he say this now please allow me to suspect first obama is the teleprompter master since he loves to read off a screen i doubt this was some sort of slip up this was probably done consciously but why well it always helps if you look good by condemning the moral failings of previous presidents liberals and democrats love to hate bush so this could be some
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kind of pandering or trying to look good by comparison headlines like obama condemns torture sound nice and drown out the fact that he sure approves of shelling civilians in eastern ukraine if obama really does feel that the post nine eleven torture was a shameful part of american history that as the leader of the executive branch of the nation he could do a lot to punish those who did the torture then and prevent it from happening again in the future but if i do obama this is all just a bunch of sweet talk but that's just my opinion. the strategy of china in africa is to build stuff and the strategy of america in africa is to bomb stuff so i think the africans are thinking you know i think we go with the belt stuff rather than bomb stuff and the u.s. .


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