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as in japan approves a second disaster recovery budget devastated communities call out for more psychological support and fears of a grow over radiation levels in the area around fukushima. shining a light on the web of international terror publishes a declassified list of people and groups it says are financing extremism in the north caucasus. and the euro's woes take a turn for the worse. it gets downgraded to junk status with. a diplomatic dustup between russia and france moscow reportedly hits out at the french libyan rebels saying it was a violation of the u.n. resolution on the details on that just ahead. even business question equity markets have closed and have lost ground closing in the red with banking and energy stocks
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under pressure pulling in more figures on the global markets performance in just twenty minutes time. a very warm welcome to you this is the live from moscow i'm. almost four months since the massive earthquake and tsunami tore through japan's northeast the daunting task of rebuilding homes and lives continues efforts have been boosted by the passing of a second emergency budget of almost twenty five billion dollars but as well as a financial assistance traumatized survivors are also in desperate need of emotional support and reports. as. waves crash against a damage to sea wall on the japanese coast volunteers work tirelessly to clean up
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the debris and bring some sense of normalcy back to the area. i want to tell people we need more help more supplies and things are still behind here beyond the physical destruction and there is a distressing psychological factor as well the city of the walky is right on the edge of the twenty kilometer exclusion zone for radiation contamination in fact in a recent study by japan's nuclear safety commission forty five percent of one thousand children tested in any walk and it may bring cities have tested positive for thyroid radiation exposure a figure that has parents appalled that the government has reset the great here if a safety and are not concerned with the consequences their reaction is only to help the governments they face but they don't actually take care of the damage and the people here first there was the earthquake then the devastating a wave which rushed in and destroyed this part of the coastal city of it walking also there are the nuclear radiation waves that are coming into this area as well
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the volunteers that are coming in to rebuild this city certainly have their work cut out for them but just like the city itself the people who live here the community they need to have their spirits rebuilt as well. that. again in an effort to keep the community emotionally strong organizers have brought this acting troupe in from tokyo they say their goal is to provide something beyond a simple entertainment or a program on the web a certain japanese pride and in this destructive situation i would like to bring good things and present the spirit of japan and japanese pride by bringing people together and making people smile. through that shared community experience there is a sense of hope that the city of the walky can indeed recover a convenience store because they close their city hall but you see anything like it is coming back. and with an understanding that there is still much more work that
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needs to be done the people here are working to keep their community together. i just want them to stay where they want. and they can be helpful that are keep doing it. rebuilding the city one step at a time any walkies city japan sean thomas r.t. . well in the wake of the crisis at fukushima japan is going to stress test each of its nuclear power plants to determine how well the reactors could further withstand a natural disaster the move is also ended assuring people of the facilities are safe he spoke to the director general of the world nuclear association who blames the media for stirring up public panic in japan is a preview of what's to come next hour in our program. we've just seen twenty four thousand japanese citizens killed by an earthquake and a tsunami. we've seen the media have a frenzy in covering the accident at fukushima which has not made it had not been
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responsible for a single radiation fatality i think it was a tragedy in terms of the world's understanding of the essential safety of nuclear power i also think however that it might also be educational in the long term because people have begun to focus on i mean as they begin to begin to focus even more clearly on the ultimate consequences of fukushima they will learn that there was relatively little damage done to. our five minutes past the hour here in moscow are you without the russian government has published a list of all individuals and organizations proven to be sponsoring terrorism it also includes international entities involved in funding extremism their names taken from a u.n. blacklist our north caucasus correspondent matthew no question about has details on this. list of individuals and companies suspect it's often fulfillment in financing of terrorism was published in this government own newspaper this morning you know this document was
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a previously confidential but now part of it is open to public now companies that are present in this list are located in different countries and basically across the globe there are companies that are based in egypt in afghanistan and in somalia and even in germany and the united states in terms of individuals they also. come from a significant range of countries from the countries of the middle east from african countries from germany the united states and from russia russian citizens primarily komo from the republics of the region of russia's north caucasus from change and from and i guess there are also some well known names in this list some well known groups like the muslim brotherhood al qaida and russia's most wanted terrorist. you know this document shows that some kind of a gnat or a cow has been created that connects countries with each other and that the problem of terrorism has become an international issue now several years ago the world
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sawed off by a chechen terrorists that are present here in this region as of chechen rebels but now the situation has changed whether russia's most wanted man doku umarov being present on the list of the world's most wanted terrorists and it really is this document shows how the system works and the problem for a turn is far from being solved and it is an international problem. being a question of our reporting where you write that well a lot more still to come on the program here on our to including something weapons or selling out. quarterly planning to export two hundred tons to saudi arabia it's sparking human rights concerns and is condemned by opposition politicians as the legal. process of what's behind it romania's wish to unite with neighboring moldova he reports from both countries where tensions are running high. diplomats from russia and france reportedly clashed over nato's handling of the libyan crisis at
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a meeting of the un security council held behind closed doors it's believed that moscow criticized the french decision to deliver weapons to anti kadafi rebels which russia says was a violation of the un resolution that you're going to be going off now reports on why moscow is taking such a strong stance. the french for him. mr is saying that there is no more need to airdrop weapons to the rebels in libya saying that they are now organized enough to establish ties with foreign partners and get the needed weaponry themselves and this statement came after another announcement by paris that it has been dropping all arms to be only be an opposition saying that this is the only way you think to prevent civilian deaths while russia strongly few sleet criticizes this saying that this is a direct violation of the u.n. no fly zone resolution because its original point was it to protect civilians and
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not supplying the weapons it's not the first time that the north wales own resolution which initially gave the green light for the entire military operation in libya that this is becoming a source of contention between the members of the security council because first of all the operation has been going on for over four months and civilians are still being killed not only in the fighting between got to have these forces and the rebels but during nato airstrikes and the supporters say that scores of civilians have already been killed because of these strikes including some members of got our fees family including children also several western powers send to other trainers to help organize the rebels there's now this talk about supplying arms to the rebels france directly says that is that it's already done this in germany is thinking about that as well so russia is fusion the criticizing all of this saying
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that this was not the point all for the north fly zone resolution because its point was to stop the violence and not to take part in this conflict and also perhaps france is the only country at the that the moment to which confirmed that it's supplying weapons and supplying weapons to the rebels. just on tuesday these horses were able to capture a lot of weapons which apparently was heading to the rebels from across or and was produced in belgium so all of this is creating. conflicts with the members of the un security council in fact what's happening in libya is already affecting the u.n. security council's policies on syria because the russia says that it will veto any similar resolution on syria after what's happened with the resolution. so if you go to spin off reporting right now it's ten minutes past the hour here in moscow you with artsy germany is reportedly selling the two hundred tanks to saudi arabia talk
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of a deal has caused outrage among germany's opposition politicians who claim the government would be breaking its own export rules earlier i spoke to francisco put on a german member of the european parliament who says that saudi arabia isn't a country that should be selling weapons to. stephanie not a country that fulfills the criteria c.f.d. own german export rules it certainly doesn't meet the e.u. code of conduct on sex ports so we think that this actually should be stopped the export of before it got its blessing was checked with the americans. gave sort of the ok on it i think of course it's also this idea of a stabilizing factor in the region but i think this is completely misled we have seen what can happen to regimes and we don't think this is the right moment to send such a signal politically but also to send really the arms you remember all the delegation of all relations with israel looking at the wider region here what effect could the
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deal have on israel's security. you know probably most likely from the israeli current government position it's even the satellite is ng factor but you never know also how to reach you will continue to develop saudi arabia isn't the best friend of iran and iran isn't a friend of israel so my and. anyway as my friend that might be good logic but i say again as i said we should not be misled to avoid current developments and also the credibility of germany and to your opinion in the region i think that's a very important point not only towards israel but also you know the palestinian and entire region of who do we support and how we stand the texel double of when it comes to human rights. and with our two coming your way in just a few minutes here net gains. what may be seen as a convenience in the lot being utilized by indian fishermen revolutionizing their business and turning them into entrepreneurs and businessmen in their communities
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to report on what it takes to turn a traditional trade into a high tech enterprise. europe's ongoing struggle to save the euro has been dealt yet another blow as portugal has had its debt downgraded to junk status moody's the credit rating agency behind the move says a default is likely unless the country is given another bailout many analysts have questioned the logic of saddling struggling economies with more speculation grows over whether the e.u. is ready to come to portugal rescue yet again and the direction the e.u. and the i.m.f. are taking in solving this crisis may well lead to severe consequences that's according to douglas carswell an m.p. from the british conservative party. i think it would be immensely food dish to have another bailout because what we're doing with each so-called bailout is adding to the amount of debt owed by countries who are already bankrupt if we really want to fix this problem instead of adding to the debts of portugal greece and other
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countries what we should be doing is three things we should be devaluing the currency is that means leaving the euro we should be allowing them to default on their debt restructuring if you prefer that time and we should be forcing them to downsize their expensive public sectors by so-called bailing out greece we're not helping greek people what we're doing is we're transfer. that debt burden onto the shoulders of european taxpayers it's frankly an outrageous scam and i think it will mean that you know my children and my children's children will have vastly higher tax bills it's not right it's not good for us in western europe it's not good for greece it's not good for portugal the argument is that we should continue to pay this money to the i.m.f. but i happen to think the i.m.f. is not doing what it has historically done so well it's actually ineffective it is an organization that is that is run with the the wrong approach it's a little bit like putting the arsonists in charge of the fire department we'll continue to see hard pressed western european taxpayers. or rather not asked but
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required without consent to foot the bill for the folly of the political class in pursuit of a grand vision of monetary union it's outrageous and it's not fair incidentally it's also going to consign us to the economic slow lane for many years to come if this continues. and we've got a plenty more pictures of the unrest surrounding the bailout website r.t. dot com including dramatic footage of one of our correspondents are being caught up in the violent showdown between protesters and police and continuing to report through clouds of tear gas. also online how to find the secret to internal life we put all the advice you need if you want to live forever all that and much much more he thought.
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the mobile about mobile phone actually has become an integral part of everyday modern day life but what's seen as a fun new gadget in some countries has proven enough to revolutionize their lives and livelihoods of many people elsewhere. are now reports on the. indian fishermen who are casting a next generation net work for their catch. most when kumar wraps up his engine for a day of fishing off the coast of carolina the southernmost state in india that was a little bit of i studied in school until the seventh grade but then i had to leave school because we were not economically well off so i had to help my dad with fishing kumar's one of thousands of fishermen in the state who wake up at one o'clock in the morning to earn a living for decades fishermen like kumar relied on luck and prayers to find a good catch but all that has changed since the introduction of the mobile phone in the state more than ten years ago the boy. if the fish is not available where we go
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fishing fisherman in other parts of the sea call us and tell us where we might be able to find a good catch then we go to that particular place. in addition because of the new ease of communication kumar is able to find out how much demand is that is local market and the prices that buyers are offering in order to determine where best to sell his fish today he is making double the amount of money he was making before he started using a mobile phone he now owns his own boat and says he is able to send his three daughters to college and india has the fastest growing mobile phone market in the world in the most growth is happening in rural areas what may be seen as a convenience in the last is being utilized by indian fishermen revolutionizing their business and turning them into entrepreneurs and business men in their communities most of these fishermen have been doing this work for generations and never imagined they'd become so tech savvy they had watched their fathers and grandfathers come home from sea several times with no fish at all but today that
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never happens you know about it a little there's a lot of difference between the times when we used to gay fishing with stick approach and now when we go fishing with engine but after the arrival of the phone it's become easier for us as studies show that mobile phones aren't just empowering the fisherman in the community more competition means better prices for consumers on average they fallen by four percent it's a new quality of life for the people of this community who never dreamed that they would escape poverty. most fishermen are literates but we want to give a proper education to our children and that is possible because of the earning we get from the fishing business there's no doubts that mobile phones have helped. providing new opportunities by advancing their tradition with technology preassure either r.t. carola india. you with r.t. live from the heart of moscow or it's not nearly twenty minutes past the hour and
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it's such out some of the stories making headlines around the world now and a united nations investigation has condemned a maze of flood should only israel in the butt on border security guards killed seven powerless to. and wounded and others during a march which saw a crowd stormed the border they were shot as they scaled the fence during an anniversary rally which remembers the palestinian people displaced by the creation of israel israel is yet to comment on the un's record. these amazing pictures right here from the united states show a wall of dust fifty miles wide caused chaos after descending on parts of phoenix arizona the dense cloud dramatically reduced visibility grounded flights at major airports and left many homes without electricity it stretched thousands of feet into the air and would spread by strong winds. activists in romania say they want unification with neighboring moldova by next year they say the two countries should be together again as they have been various points in
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their history but it's obvious on a ski reports there are mixed feelings about the plans with many in malta over remaining bitterly opposed. from photo exhibitions to. both book arrest and. since two thousand and nine some movements in romania have been complaining to win back what they see as their land. since april it's been impossible to miss colorful stickers like that intel is in cities across romania bessarabia is romania they say believing that the land which is now the sovereign state of republic of moldova must again be on the book arrest control and indeed it was until the nineteenth century which saw it pass hands several times with the collapse of the u.s.s.r. moldova declared independence becoming a member of the united nations we can see all of europe and the world trade organization now in alliance of more than thirty n.g.o.s in romania say these achievements would be sacrificed in the name of reunification unification i.
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romanians from the states from romania republic of moldova. big. for the. fact we are separated unjustly and we want to leave this historical bucharest official line is that reunification of the two nations can only happen if the post soviet state becomes an e.u. member but politicians in moldova have expressed concerns that president a cesspool would not wait for that eventuality and will instead at some point in the future expand his country's borders to absorb moldova the president. a couple of months ago clearly said. within twenty five years from now. we'll integrate. here and the. european integration for many of its actions is actually discrediting the whole concept of the european integration
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because for most of the people the european integration is definitely not integration with. analysts in the moldova and capital say the last few years have served as a clear proof of this intention. after the change of tyrant two thousand and nine loads of romanian media outlets appeared and those include several major t.v. stations and two dozen newspapers we believe the main mission is the roman isolation of the deconstruction of the moldovan identity. next year which marks two hundred years since book arrest last kisha now for the first time the action twenty twelve movement is planning a massive information offensive on moldova's population action twenty twelve says it is not funded nor officially supported by bucharest and that their mission is peaceful to inform the people of the need to restore the greater romania if the majority of people from romania and from the republic of moldova decide that. they
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want to reunification this is a. big leap possible. if that's the case then it's hard to imagine any real. if you carry sion in the near future especially with up to forty percent of romanians agreeing did laughter have bessarabia back but almost two thirds of the population wants to remain sober and. see reports from book arrest in romania and republic of moldova. over to our current issues here with i just have business news for us. well welcome to business thanks for joining me this hour the currency wars are not over the driver to find a way out seems to be fading brazil's finance minister says he's ready for extra steps to stem the damaging rise of the ryal and according to give and take a big big economies have failed to agree on guidelines to manage their currencies
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meanwhile mahler's lover from capital says russia has no reason to try the bat. russia seems to be in a slightly better position than some of the other developing nations will forget that these emerging economies have been emerging economies only last few years or so. russia's been around a lot longer although russia has a huge trade balance inflation is not really a major issue in russia and it does have a more developed economy so if there is a currency war between developers in two developed economies and emerging markets call them these other three russia will be dragged into it as soon as a month or so you. look at the markets precious metals are catching their breath after tuesday's rally debt problems in the u.s. and europe are feeding investor demand for us a gold prices added over thirty dollars an ounce on tuesday biggest one day gain in eight months and a stronger dollar and high interest rates in china are pulling or lower high rates
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may slow economic growth and demand for oil u.s. energy department is to release a report thursday that could show that crude stockpiles dropped to a half million barrels we. now let's take a look at u.s. stocks that they are trading in the red with investors considering china's latest interest rate hike also affecting stocks is moody's downgrading portugal's that late on tuesday european stocks are down for the same reason portugal's downgrade and china's rate hike puts is losing half a percent of the dax is down a quarter of a cent banking stocks are putting pressure in london with barclays sending over four percent and the world bank of scotland down over three percent and russian equity markets closed in the red with banking and energy stocks under pressure let's have a look at some individual shareholders album isaac's energy majors among the main losers problem is down one percent and banking stocks are also under pressure with the tb losing nearly two percent and bucking the trend is gold it's up over four
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percent supported by stronger precious metals higher from twenty dollars says the recent up or to. and a market is now likely to change. the wall and so not very hard today i feel that the market wants to see some correction after recent three days growth and probably will for less and pay index is simply perform extremely well in the last two or three days to go out and vote for a person up so i think the markets will simply need some break before going further out. for the first time a russian company is holding an i.p.o. in poland the country's largest grain producer valen or will face forty percent of its equity at around forty dollars per share the price is significantly lower than initially expected values the company right around six hundred million dollars. to spend the i.p.o. proceeds on land. and russ a lot of make a gas group is continuing to put the financial crisis behind it it's increased
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sales twenty five percent year on year in the first five months of two thousand and eleven the results have kept pace with the growth of the group saw in two thousand and ten when it would turn to profit posting this news is gas is agreement to assemble folks. and it's. a gas c.e.o. anderson says this is just a short term solution. we have a short term need to find products for or work because personally corpus of the nation i would know it's filled up. so i can focus for us now is really to improve our own products because that's what we have our whole so it's a new world c.b.s. new bosses and new tribes and if we can help someone else we will do but it doesn't fix the problem commercial vehicles those were our focus is. taken from there. and that's our update for this hour but don't forget you can always log on to our web sites are. more stories.
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