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wealthy british. free. market. can only. find out what's really happening to the global economy. crazy not to get a stand will dominate discussions as nails. in a nato partnership with russia. a.
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democrat says results from the u.s. midterm elections gains for republicans but some voters say none of the candidates will drag them out of a troubled economy. iraq troops trained by the u.s. to help build security back into the hands of al qaeda. and coming up with. a story of hype and seconds long running but have the details in about twenty minutes. around the clock and around the world this is our top story now combating international terror beefing up global security and deciding the future of missile defense there are the key issues russia and nato want to work on during a visit secretary-general to moscow anders fogh rasmussen will meet the russian
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foreign minister later on wednesday. so what exactly will rasmussen be doing. when the relations. between moscow and the current instead. it will be a stroll so far so good gracious but a crucial russian made zero summit that will take place at beyond open the bombay nice pool and then nato will resign to its new strategy for the twenty first century the summit will help to decide on the strategy the strategy also includes relations with russia now the crimea once these strategies blueprint to reflect russia's own security concerns today in particular i'm a bit of fun ross my son will be talking about neda's invitation to take part together in a joint a. defense system in newark the document promises that russia will figure into these new systems but the question mosco wants to know the answer to which more
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schools to know is how would be integrated into the system how we would take part in it as an observer or as a knight on hans' to stand in the in type roses from wherever the structure into activation of the system would know that u.s. plans to be able to shoot in eastern europe so close to russia's borders on to the previous administration of the united states had world relations with russia and up to drop a bomb a scrap those last several countries like germany have been saying that russia must be a part of the new show at the moment russia and nato are working on an important document which they dub a joint assessment of the main threats and challenges of the twenty first century they will decide on those rides on the side and where they originate from now another important issue on today's agenda will be again a stop russell says because it is comes just as we talked to
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a very important and i'm for saddam to joint oh gracious in afghanistan russian intelligence officers helped carry out an antidote to operate which destroyed several tons of firewood worth over two hundred million tula's. russia's saying that under no circumstances would sun soldiers step ghana stand but it is willing to continue working with nato want to have good agitprop policy most apparently because in afghanistan and up in russia is just still the main issues on today's agenda pull still be many more it seems that these two days told. it will provide kind of a relaxed break icebreaker before the leaders sit down to more serious business in these form so with the rocher and nato working together on so many issues that you mentioned there was so analysts saying about how the future now looks for their relationship. with analysts are saying that of course russia and nato acknowledge that there are fundamental disagreements that stupid to buy that for example
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russia's current military doctrine lists made those expansion eastwood's as one of the main threats to its national security but i am also saying that the difference being is that now the two sides seem willing to address those sensitive issues to address them through hope and to think. no tensions have been mounting over georgia's invasion is all the searching all the stupid thousand and eight. and now the primary source of disagreement between nato and russia have been these guest plans to drop an anti missile system into eastern europe so close to russia's borders russia had strongly opposed those plans and it keeps saying that one man's short is another man's sword. the whole of the many disagreements still on the table between the two sides but as there's been a certain floor in relations between washington and moscow nato was so weak spots will be ever sucked in relations between nato and russia just like russia for
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example and washington agreed on sanctions against iran they signed the start treaty last year wash agreed on a new militaristic. to get his staff made to also expect stood to benefit from russia's. good attitude to nato he this summit is a success just last night and he's a rival to understand the route on these websites the time is right. in nato russian relations he a message to the russian people he said that nato does not see russia as anything but is also teach you. well today the russian president and the prime minister will be who she. will be pushing for more than just words from nato. a well of course will be covering more of this in full throughout the day here and . thank you for now. to the u.s.
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now where president obama's party has lost control of the congress in the midterm elections democrats have managed to retain a majority in the senate but the house of representatives is now in the hands of republicans the congress divided between the two parties it would make it much harder for president obama to go forward with his legislative agenda but many voters have other concerns they're worried about the corporate banqueting of candidates both amounts of campaign cash was poured into these elections a spokesman for the u.s. green party says the runaway spending is detrimental to the country's political system. all the important thing to point out is that that money comes from corporations and corporate money has poisoned our democracy but the real problem is an election system that is rigged against us in several ways there are state laws regarding ballot access that democrats and republicans have passed together to
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privilege themselves to privilege their own benefits while hindering the ability of all the parties and independents to participate in the democratic process we need to get those laws overturned and we need to make the us a multi-party democracy the only real democracy is a multi-party democracy. with political difficulties inside forgetting that just nation through former congressman thomas andrews says it will make it even harder for washington to solve its pressing economic problems there are a lot of things that need to be done in this country that are not being done unfortunately the script in this election is is number one we haven't seen the change in the economic prospects of this country change enough with a nine point six percent unemployment rate nationally and in some of these very competitive districts double digit unemployment rates and of course the deficit has continued to increase as the economy has continued to slide so what you have is
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people who are taking advantage of that very dire situation and saying it's the politicians in washington who are spending like drunken sailors and causing this economic collapse and we need to change fundamentally the decision makers in washington d.c. the problem that we're going to face is that these candidates who are now being elected who have been running on the basis of this very very high octane rhetoric and all these negative ads are not going to be in a position or feel that they're going to be comfortable compromising and engaging in the kind of give and take that you need in order to make a government work people are anxious they're nervous they want to see a media change what they don't want to see is gridlock and i'm afraid that one of the consequences of this election will be gridlock in washington and i think that will translate into a pox on everyone both parties houses if washington can't step up and get some things get some things done once these elections smoke is cleared here in the
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nation's capitol. yes thomas andrews their former congressman talking to us from washington. now still ahead fighting for survival how the hard brazil forced to fend for themselves even if it means breaking the law that's in a few minutes time. well this week has been the bloodiest in iraq for months at least seventy six people have been killed and two hundred wounded in a series of attacks in many sheer neighborhoods in baghdad the blast came just two days after al-qaeda militants took a christian congregation hostage fifty eight dead the total u.s. pullout shelf for the end of next year when iraqis say they feel abandoned the escalating violence and it's forcing some to join the enemy one sunni armed group raised by the u.s. for its help providing security is now falling back into the hands of local warlords and al qaida party's policy. there is still
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a force to be reckoned with tens of thousands of sunni muslims angry at the shiite iraqi government known as the sons of iraq four years ago they were run over by american dollars to fight al qaeda one of the strains they live in the neighborhoods in which they keep watch. we did a great service to iraq. working with the terrorists before they join and they give us information about the armed groups. but despite attempts at iraqi government to disarm them in communities like this they continue to patrol the streets because they insist iraqi soldiers just can't keep the peace. and security forces sometimes just turn a blind eye to what's going on there's lots of human rights violations and there aren't enough human rights organizations to defend and protect people from. but all these paramilitary groups upholding the rule of law all some of their activities questionable as suggested in the four hundred thousand iraqi. documents released by
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wiki leaks in one account his sons of iraq leader is said to be responsible for the murder of innocent civilians conducting insurgent activities under the guise of a sons of iraq leader extortion and rape. everything has a positive and a negative some leaders use their position for settling troubles stockpiling weapons making money and killing innocent civilians certain but the majority of stability a third woman but that majority also feels abandoned by an america which armed trained and paid them and despite big promises miss than half of the ninety thousand strong force has been given with or absorbed into iraqi security forces where this man is one of the few who has but he's afraid to reveal his identity. to talk after the americans were finished with his group's after iraq or security they no longer supported us especially when the iraqi government charged early theirs
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with crimes a lot of the leaders have lost trust in american and iraqi government and they're afraid that's going to working for them so he might face charges and or assassinations why do you iraqi security officials say hundreds of sons of iraq members have returned to al qaeda and that many of the thousands now in the iraqi government paid secretly aid the insurgency for observers like ideal iraqi security forces are running a losing race to keep up to speed to either integrate the groups or to be able to secure iraq without them and i think of how that does not mean that the training given by the u.s. was not complete and it never will be because america wants iraqis to keep giving them and they don't want to rock to build a strong army and that way they can justify staying in the country and making sure iraq is never strong enough to control the region. in army bases like those iraqi federal police are trained in intelligence a tactical side exploitation. medical anything like that thing. patrols connor i
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believe is that for many iraqis what the americans left behind was destruction and devastation it will take a lot for them to rebuild the ruins of their lives. armed and dangerous these paramilitary groups struggle to find a place for themselves leading some observers to warn that while they might have been used for short term military gains in the end they could be the roadblocks to peace policy our team baghdad. and then forget we've got much more fuel our web site r.t. dot com including videos blogs forums and a lot more as a look at what's online right now elise take on life in the military a former intelligence specialist in the us army talks about sexual harassment and male domination to be an inside look at the struggle of female fighters. in plus microsoft promises millions of dollars to boost russia's silicon valley and help start ups with investment all that and more at our website that's our team
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talk. brazil's new president has promised to follow the path of a popular predecessor by making the fight against poverty one number one priority despite huge strides made in recent times many remain trapped by their circumstances and people struggling to find work in cities and coming up with their own ways to survive and feed their families who are in this to reports. a simple life this is lettuce tending your own garden. growing your own food it's a simple life worth fighting for even if you've built it illegally ses six times they've tried to kick us off and together with the church and with some politicians
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we've been able to are standing your ground because another life one you've worked to escape is always in sight not far from where you toil these are the favelas they are the slums in brazil it's the way the majority of the poor live in this country and where here are just a stone's throw away on a settlement this is where a group of people now live off the land in a commune as an answer to the poverty and joblessness in the slums brazil is the largest country in south america and almost half of the farmland is controlled by just one percent of the landowners and there's a lot of activism to a huge social movement in fact behind changing that but it was misty struggles so brazil can do radical agrarian reform so that we can settle the land and get rid of property pushing to get all poor brazilians like the forty families living here back to the earth after they were pushed off by the world. when the green revolution led by powerful foundations and governments like the us turn farming in
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the developing world into an expensive and high tech agricultural industry with this revolution huge businesses occupy the land and this has been happening since the one nine hundred fifty s. and they've been kicking small farmers off the land the kick them off and they send them to the city saying that the cities need workers but the cities didn't need all those workers so while the land became a means to produce and export food for the world to consume benefiting the few people who controlled it. the large landowners the bank owners and the multinational corporations small land workers like these lost their jobs to technology or lost their land going into debt. trying to compete and were left to starve or today it is very much an oppressor capitalism is becoming a monster because wherever the market or product is the principal focus everything or everyone else and excluded but every once in clued here in their own collectives
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socialist solution a model of their dream for brazil enough. that at we want wealth distribution for the poor and the workers we want land distribution the green revolution of their own. a simple life worth fighting for lauren lyster r.t. so paulo brazil. russia's former prime minister viktor chernomyrdin has died at the age of seventy two he was the head of the country's government from ninety ninety two to ninety ninety eight some of the most turbulent years for the country following the collapse of the soviet union of his work in the government he was appointed russia's ambassador to neighboring ukraine a year ago he became a presidential aide his family say he was suffering from a serious illness but gave no further details to me anyone who was born in the urals and made a career in the energy sector becoming the minister of the natural gas industry his wife died earlier this year he had two sons and four grandchildren. without
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a some world news in brief the south greaser suspended all mail deliveries abroad for forty eight hours after a series of cross with bombs were sent to foreign embassies america's three hundred s. to various chancellor merkel minister silvio berlusconi and french president nicolas sarkozy some parts of athens have been closed off and security has been tightened on foreign relations police have already charged two men say the finger of blame is pointing towards greek extremists. a powerful tropical storm is heading towards haiti which is still recovering from gerry's earthquake and the recent outbreak of cholera the country has issued warnings amid concerns that more than a million people have only plastic tents the shelter the storm has already caused at least fourteen deaths in eastern caribbean and christie poles were blown down and roofs ripped off homes heavy rains remain a potentially deadly threat for haiti and jamaica. parnell salsa
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latest successor kind of form is governor has been voted in as the former star completes his maximum term which will be taken by democratic candidate jerry brown who defeated his republican opponent meg whitman during the midterm elections so-called governator formally stepped down. in general. russian cars would be a long way down in the list of the world's best but a group of engineers are trying to perform the mother of all u. turns by restoring the country's autumn making image they rescued battered old back is turned them into souped up soviet super cars tom bottom of ports from the rest. when you think of russian cars what do you think of. this side of the. car. but don't be too hasty
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a team of russian car engine has managed to convert two old russian what courses in tracy. martin. we bought this car for five thousand dollars back in two thousand and three now after all our work it's worth three hundred thousand dollars . the first is this old lard rescued by a great good head to moscow's bolton mechanics institute there it was stripped out given a monstrous engine all the frankenstein treatment needed to create its new look. there are limits to cars in this case i could do whatever i wanted and i'm pretty much it's made for drag racing so there are no limits to its technical characteristics much and i don't everything i possibly could to this car the second is this old soviet built decades now has a thousand horsepower but it wasn't always like that. but it's a beautiful car named the best car of nine hundred fifty seven it's very high
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quality but i wanted to make it more powerful originally it only had seventy five horsepower. so we know the story of this car and what it used to be the main difference after all the modifications is this not your typical vulgar engine. so let's see what it can do. before moving the engineers between the russian government went to great defiance of moscow's elite motor engineering university which created features to concept car based its designers throughout the world's top car companies but the dreams of these engineers to race have been so far off the stock to know that they want really good relations away but he would like to invite people to come here to show them everything we've been doing and tell them all about it was awesome and great to bring their sound test trying to flex their muscles on whether they'll be
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pushing the boundaries of technical possibility or pushing the limits that they need for speed drawing. from bottom up to before. the business news is next i was so that we understand that internet advertising in russia is becoming the second most popular for promotion behind television and what more can you tell us about that i love you that's right yes russia is internet growing false to them print not any shopping online is also becoming increasingly popular better details later in the program but first this hour the wild bank has lowered its alright for russia's growth but it says domestic consumers are joining the local economy helping to offset a global slowdown we expect a four point two growth rate this year and a slight improvement for next year at around four point five as domestic demand and credit recovers. so the second message is this growth in russia in particular
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is driven mainly now by domestic demand which is good news it's locally driven right so you're less vulnerable perhaps there aren't any pretention deceleration in outside markets. now last summer's heatwave has left one point four million russians below the poverty line the drought killed up to forty percent of crops in some areas and push prices despair highest for years to the pockets of the retired and those living off allowances the world bank says almost fourteen percent of the population is now published and says rising income should issue of the poverty spike is temporary. tom-tom of the markets now here must be also yes index is a friend for trading is not making any big gains they fall to the russian markets here and choose day when most of the main place finish. and stocks over in asia all pulling over like gains
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a move straight the markets were up beads ahead of expected monitor easing from the u.s. a three day kong's hang seng has led to its highest level in twenty eight months rising employed nine percent spurred by gains in banks in the world in japan markets are closed and the national holiday. now means that may become russia's second most popular promotion to offer television analysts say this could happen as soon as the end of this year but it's not just advertising which is becoming popular on the net online buying is also a growing favorite among russians as if reports. when the entire world is it your fingertips whether it's buying high tech gadgets or just paying the bills virtually everything can be done through the internet and russians are getting hooked on you at least one of them to be examined what people are searching for it turns out the use of the phrase buy online has increased threefold since two thousand and eight the requests are coming from moscow and st petersburg which accounts to over seventy percent of all such requests by research by google and citibank shows
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russians most often pay for things like telecom services twenty nine percent of operations railway tickets and music each account for more than ten percent news and data represents six percent along with air tickets however the volume of web purchases in russia amounts to no more than one percent of the g.d.p. in comparison the figure for england is seven times higher. as the market of internet purchases in two thousand and ten is around twenty billion dollars according to estimates in two years because grow up to twenty nine d. on them doubled last year despite the crisis it showed substantial growth and for some companies on why should you go with a cost so let's and profitability is greater it's a pickle porch of an online buyer and russia is a young single male from moscow with higher education women it seems still prefer the classic shopping techniques timofey cross business r.t.
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moscow. now russia's oil output has raised a historic high for a second month running daily distraction ratio of a ten million barrels teva sent over the same period last its one of four hundred twenty million barrels in ten months that's despite full costs of a decline russia has been squeezing more out of existing fails there's also don't all failed in the pacific. just mines a recent war of words between russia and writing style talks about gas supplies a warming up as such an employer reports. during his visit to turkmenistan russia's first deputy prime minister viktor zubkov said that russia is interested in all turkmenistan gas pipeline project he also didn't exclude the possibility that russia could raise the gasoline price from turkmenistan in case the dumont in europe grows zuckoff smithing is particularly important now after the tensions
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between the two contras over the gas trade escalated last week just to remind you and we could go one of russia's top officials eager search and die out of the visibility all for one the turkmenistan's gas pipeline project and he also said that bergman is strong volm be able to supply gas to the west without crossing the russian territory. and its strong accused russia in interfering in its efforts to build energy ties with europe. for now we can always find more stories on our website r.t. dot com slash business.

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