just twelve euros fifty per month. so there was this point that would encourage the good these were encouraged the iranians this is what the decisions on the floor of the united states senate a split emerges in washington over the u.s. stance toward saudi arabia with the senate calling for ending aid to the gulf kingdom more often in yemen something the white house adamantly opposes. ninety extends beyond our. current christine paint.
a sexual abuse survivor in the u.k. calls for a change in the role of the man who raped her is told about possible access to her son when as a result of the assault. on the best protesters in france are planning another series of rallies against president mccomas fuel tax increase on french police voiced their demands for more support. for the situation on the ground might be very different but according to the information we have here everything is correct and the problems happen when management does not understand the risks we have taken on location because they sitting in their office. there is midday here in moscow where i view watching this there's a welcome to news update from the international with me calling bright first for you this hour the u.s. senate and the white house of locke homes over america's support for saudi arabia senators are demanding that the government end military aid to the saudi led war
effort in yemen here's how the u.s. secretary of state reacted to the move they're considering expanding a resolution on the senate floor which we think is just poorly timed so this is what the decision is all about on the floor of the united states senate passing a resolution this point that it would encourage the good these were encouraged the iranians will no longer be pawed their destructive military adventurism hopefully get a cease fire and something that we have diplomatically been striving for full. munns we think we're right on the cusp of that we were feeling the bombers that the saudis sent in to yemen on the boat comes amid the own going on over the killing of jamal khashoggi the dissident journalist met last month inside the saudi consulate in istanbul kind of hope and has more on washington's current divisions well the vote was sixty three to thirty seven with support on both sides of the aisle the resolution called for the united states to end any cooperation with the saudi led
attack on yemen now one of the voices speaking in favor of the resolution was us senator bernie sanders of vermont we have been providing the bombs. the saudi led coalition is using we have been refueling their planes before they drop those bombs this is a vote. that says to the world we are going to end. the whole rip the humanitarian. that is killing tens and tens of thousands of the pencils children in yemen there was opposition to this resolution from the white house very strong we heard that there was a closed door session in congress mike pompei o the secretary of state addressed members of the u.s. senate and urged them not to pass this resolution arguing that somehow this resolution would actually hurt the conditions of those living in yemen the suffering in yemen grieves me but if the united states of america was not involved
in yemen it would be a hell of a it's been widely reported that the united states prevented a resolution in the united nations that would have condemned the saudi attacks on yemen the resolution had support from the united kingdom among others and essentially would have called on saudi arabia to cease its activities that harm civilians however the united states works behind the scenes to prevent it from becoming a resolution now there has been widespread opposition and condemnation to saudi arabia's activities in yemen we've heard statements from charities that have come forward humanitarian organizations and said that essentially saudi activities put fourteen million people at risk of malnutrition however the united states continues to align with saudi arabia now it's important to point out that this is not the first time there have been votes on capitol hill regarding this issue and back in march the u.s. senate was presented with the opportunity to vote on this resolution and failed to do so they did not pass this resolution however today as we have seen they did
actually come forward and condemn saudi arabia's activities in yemen not much has changed in yemen a sense march however what has changed is there has been widespread outrage about the killing of journalist jamal khashoggi secretary of defense james mattis came forward and essentially argued that while he was concerned about the plight of civilians in yemen this resolution was the wrong move security interests cannot be to. missed even accountability for what president trump describes is the unacceptable and horrible crime of jamal who should use mudda the saudi bombing has been responsible for the majority of the death and destruction in yemen and has led to the. largest outbreak of cholera in modern history that seemed to the elected officials in this country enough to do anything about it and it was the . washington post journalist saudi but somebody who was known to be.
in washington d.c. that really led to the kind of vote that we're seeing there's a strong what i call a pro war lobby which is made up of the weapons industry. the american people do the media didn't show us the results of the bombings. the starving children congress was happy to go along enough do anything about it and saudi arabia strongly denies attacking civilians and saying it only targets who think rebels consider terrorists meanwhile the situation continues to deteriorate every day in yemen which is already described as one of the worst humanitarian crises on the planet just a warning that some of the following images are upsetting to watch.
a rape victim in the u.k. is demanding a change in the law or after the man who assaulted her was told he could be granted access to his son who was born as a result of her ordeal. this is about me. and if not don't mind me. them counsel to apply today i'm trying to learn an unusual case getting quite a bit of traction here in the u.k. a victim of child sexual exploitation has waived her on an immediate come forward demanding a change in legislation following revelations that
a man who had raped her as a teenager as a result of which she became pregnant and had a child was approached by a local council to basically see if this man wanted to be part of the child's life but man in question was put behind bars two years ago which is serve a thirty five year sentence for multiple sexual offenses against nine girls in the area including that's woman sammy woodhouse who'd rather in council invited him to potentially seek visits with the child the man did not go for this offer and did not seek such an application however this still triggered a push for a change in legislation and this is what local m.p. had to say on the matter appalling example of the law being set up either to favor the puppetry or to actively walk against the rights of abuse survivors and the consideration they should be afforded the ministry of justice is currently
investigating whether this to please due to an error or whether there is potentially a wider problem behind this we have also heard from the council who said that they were basically just following guidelines so there's a lot of questions to be addressed in this area yet again with this story now coming to the forefront we spoke to some people in rotherham in the north of england where the grooming scandal continues to hold the town. to be in prison or refuse life to absolute disgust sam and space are horrible and i think it is disgusting to know as i can say just disgusting discussed in the police should be frightened to death to do anything in the past understood or do it now absolutely incredulous in the fact that they can just think it's acceptable to approach a convicted rapist and ask him if he will because access to a child and to grooming campaign assaf matt says the rights of the victims must come first interest of the child is paramount their case is centering around their
child a visitation of the child in the best interest of the child that child doesn't need to know who that person was who did that to his mom father or not what happened to this woman is all full awful awful and women do survive rape because that's what they are they are survivors of rape we can't talk about me enough we do need to lift the lid open already i mean examine what happened you have to look at the bigger picture it is still happening we do need prosecutions we do need parents to speak up and say yes our daughter was a victim in the english community their english families they will go and they will seek prosecution and but within the asian community where he does happen and he's still rife there groomers are protected by the own community because they are chained by our nourish and stigmas so that's why they are prosecutions are there lessons have been learned but they are not being acted upon. in france so-called
yellow vests protestors have announced plans for more rallies against the president's fuel tax increase and i know i'm across taking in though and is refusing to change course despite nationwide protests over the past two weeks. last saturday's demonstrations led to unrest between protesters and police according to reports there were one hundred thirty arrests sixty nine of those were in paris five officers were injured including one who suffered burns now the mayor of paris has joined one of france's police unions and expressing worries over officer safety during those rallies the union's general secretary told r.t. france their superiors don't understand the conditions officers are facing.
but said i started on what you said in diversity the police had overseen from the operation room at the headquarters they give orders saying do that go there the situation on the ground might be very different but according to the information we have here everything is correct and the problems happen when management does not understand the risks we are taking on location because they're sitting in their office. i was told an interesting story one location workers willing paving slabs and no one from management told us to close off the area to prevent the protesters from pulling up those slabs and using them. those protesters are hooligans and criminals people who don't want to abide by the law the inside conflicts the ready to commit crimes on screen the question of who they really are i would say here against society the use in the protest movement is a pretext. at its peak islamic state ideology of terror touched every aspect of
daily life in the regions they occupied even down to the education of young children over their own twisted ideas of what youngsters should be taught and how to teach them artes arabic channel got a glimpse of life in for myself a silicate in iraq. one would say he'd seize twenty three weapons as trophies from infidel or another with the heat seized only seventeen weapons how many weapons did bases in total. where the line caps of the caliphate where the soldiers. will attack as.
he calls in stooges breadline culp's of the caliphate where. the aim of this policy was to create a new generation of militants to strengthen the terrorist group i'm still afraid of i so because they killed and tortured us. over the years russian media and r.t. in particular have repeatedly been branded by their critics in america and elsewhere as a fake news and propaganda. news that's being spread by russia or two which is heavily supported by funded by the russian the russian government
faking it has dominated the true had lines of fake news spread by russia kremlin spread misleading or otherwise fake news and a notable shift in tone a former undersecretary for u.s. homeland security now says r.t. does tell the truth not that it was an entirely allegation free review. r.t. russia today has a weekly program called america's lawyer. the relenting theme of which to quote one of the openings is america's justice system is corrupt and broken i don't think there's anything in there that is a law but it is an unrelenting lee one sided view if you knew how to look at the other side you would see that russia least is weighing in on both sides they're not on your side they're not on the other side they're on their own side it is to weaken us of the host of the r.t. america programme mentioned they reacted by accusing spaulding of trying to cover up for using media and legal analyst shedding light on america's problems maybe bad
for the government but not for the people. the truth hurts the truth can be problematic don't be so truthful r.t. don't be so truthful or could you be a little bit more positive in their truth this is a dramatic difference from fake imaginary on real untrue fictional fictive synthetic that was the old story now it's your own true. could you be a little less truthful could you could you could you perhaps baby spread the truth around a troubling magic improvement in my humble opinion it can not harm the united states but it can devastate the government it can devastate aspects agencies law enforcement judicial system politicians presidents to congress all of
the truth could be a horrible their truth especially if it exposes corruption oh absolutely but does it hurt america america can use never hurt you without international that's time to return to a cold war mentality so in place far as the former head of britain's armed forces is concerned we'll tell you all about that among all stories after the break. what poses to you so. they put themselves on the line. they get accepted or rejected. so when you want to be president i'm sure. some want. you to go to the press which is what the book for three of them will be good. i'm interested always in the warnings about. this.
so we've got to do is identify the threats that we have it's crazy confrontation let it be an arms race is often spearing dramatic developments only really i'm going to resist i don't see how that strategy will be successful very critical time to sit down and talk. welcome back a feminist journalist in canada has been permanently banned from twitter for hateful conduct she tweeted that trans women can't be identified as women or join
the feminist movement a mega murphy was first locked out of her account in august she deleted her tweets and regained access but is now banned controversial posts she quick uses twitter of censoring basic facts and silencing people. twitter was working out to try to suspend my account permanently and then finally i received notification from twitter that my account had been permanently suspended on account of their new mis gendering rule which i was not aware existed and nobody noted the users and the media weren't aware of that rule and tell friday so it was a new rule and they went back and found a tweet that i had posted before i was aware of this rule and suspended my account because i had said yeah it's him referring to a man as he ends that if she and apparently this individual now identifies as a woman. has mentioned that twitter's new policy prohibits the miss gendering of
transgender people it says that you shouldn't refer to trans people by their birth name which is known as dead naming critics were pleased by the platform for sponsors. so meghan murphy got kicked off twitter under the new transfer to be a policy and had a total meltdown i'm breaking my vacation silence to celebrate that megan mafias tweet account has been suspended so this week meghan murphy has lost her politike been suspended from twitter twice get to see some support for trans people at last here on the murphy has defended her position explaining that her concern is about free speech and democracy. you know a man should be allowed to wear a dress if he wants to and behave in stereotypical thurman and ways and not be discriminated against and not feel threatened but stepping out of the gender roles and pushing back against gender stereotypes does not make a person literally change sacks we're being forced to adopt a new language and there's new ideology those of us who do speak up who are simply
just trying to have a conversation a public debate are sneered were threatened were harassed i think that everyone should be really concerned because this is about free speech and democracy we're talking about policy and legislation that impacts people lives particularly women's lives. the former head of britain's armed forces says the country needs to rediscover the mentality that helped to win the cold war and did affectively with emerging threats like russia and iran well some people on the streets of london what they thought of it. so there are tensions is no question that more takes. on a more short term costs a new cold war any mentality like that and upset that i don't. know if you can i wouldn't pass rushers of course here. i mean i know some things are closer and there is no it to. your question what i'm saying is they presume this is
god to pushing their mission on the spending of the remarks come after a report by a london based think tank which suggests that a new unit should be created to assess and be capabilities swallow also looking at the british military ability to respond it would be similar to a u.s. structure that existed in the one nine hundred seventy s. at the height of the cold war journalist john white thinks it's all a diversionary tactic. this is redolent of utter tissue political establishment that is in deep and unremitting crisis over the keogh said how distraught over its mishandling of rex it. but more importantly all the social pressures that are sure where its implementation over said it to you over the last three years since the north of andhra test waste of british taxpayers' money at a time as i say went to so many people a fifth of the entire population are suffering good info verty and their own up to christmas this is a ruling class that is holding onto the past like
a journeyman onto a way for us because that is all they have in order to sustain their position they're always enemies to be vanquished and countries too recently in russia is a traditional enemy of the british ruling class that it is by no means the traditional enemy of the british people did it to be at the very people who are telling them that russia should be the enemy. right it seems there's a new player in politics cats our furry friends a seemingly being increasingly used by populist politicians to soften their image and make their policies same well more cuddly.
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caused. her. arm. and welcome to well to part karl marx famously claimed that it's the being that determines consciousness rather than vice versa and max and dad some russian city planners have recently taken to heart with a much greater eagerness than their stop it predecessors as the wave of urban make moves across the country will be changing the way the russians leave f.x. how they think well to discuss that i'm now joined by may call murawski anthropologist of architecture at university college london mr morris gives good to
talk to you thank you very much for your time thanks to my work now you have indeed a very interesting field of study in researching buildings bits been architecture city environment and politics in the context of post communist eastern europe what do you make of russia particularly moscow in this regard. yeah i mean the a lot of politics in architecture and planning in moscow today. been planning also the sort of the construction in the in the planning of public spaces has been elevated more and more into a kind of priority issue. interesting at the beginning there is a sort of there's a sort of a new wave of kind of social engineering as if there's a new wave. of a kind of design that you can do you can engineer it's a certain type of consciousness or a certain type of human being through architecture you know i'm a big fan of a soviet era memoirs and almost all foreign there is at that time describe moscow as a gray gloomy a drab and welcoming city which should be
a historical paradox given that the soviet theorists explicitly asserted that environment was critical for shaping and maintaining ideology do you think that is chu do you think those unappealing aspects of the soviet the being ultimately played any role in in on demining of the soviet consciousness i mean i was never in moscow. during the soviet period i've seen those photographs. read memoirs and books. described i grew up in warsaw which is. when i remember sort of the last five years of the communist period and certainly was so is often described by especially by western sources dr who as as bleak somehow receptive extremely gray i don't think that those descriptions are entirely accurate and certainly there were there were many places in the soviet cities and in search of the cities which were very green which were which were full of life which were full of
a kind of egalitarian publicness that actually is missing from those cities today well you haven't been to moscow off of the soviet period but you worked a lot in moscow all five today how what times would he use to describe this city well i mean i suppose the main trend in moscow in the last two decades. certainly has been has been the increasing of inequalities in the city has been there has been a sort of a rapid rise in income inequality in the city and this sort of turning of the city center gradually into this into the space for for rich muscovites in the pushing of the of muscovites further and further out of the center of the city so moscow is becoming a much more stratified place than it was before and if anything that process is going to be is going to be is definitely going to be exacerbated by the by the by the so-called run.