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[000:00:00;00] ah, ah ah ah ah, business the w live from berlin, no way out for ukrainians. satellite images show the last escape routes out of
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sabera. the nets have been cut off. hundreds of ukrainian fighters and civilians are taking refuge from the russian assault inside a local chemical plot. also coming up a 1st plane, carrying asylum seekers to rwanda is due to the part of the u. k today. but the plan is controversial. critics say it is immoral, but the government says it will discourage illegal migrants from making risky attempts to reach brit plus cancelled by his russian fans. we meet the latvian pop singer who's the foregoing fame and fortune to tell the truth about the war in ukraine. ah,
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i'm gabrielle 1st. welcome to the program. russian forces appear closer to taking control of several dynette skirt. that's a key city and ukraine's eastern don boss. region regional governor that says the loss bridge in and out has been destroyed, making it impossible to organize humanitarian aid or evacuations to neighboring. lucy chanced bought ukraine's president low to mid zalinski says his forces could still reclaim territory in the region. if they are supplied with the long range weapons they need, ah, firing back ukrainian defense force to say this aerial footage shows to destruction of 3 russian grad rocket launchers, which they believe we're used to shell. the embattled city of cbs. don't ask and surrounding areas street battles are raging in the eastern city. the governor of the region says it is mostly under russian control. much of severe donetta has been
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destroyed. authorities believe some $500.00 civilians, including children or sheltering at the vast at sot chemical plant. ukraine has accused russia of shelling the works and sparking a fire, rushing back separatist say they're holding back from the plant to avoid an environmental catastrophe. images that remind ukrainians of the siege and matter you pulled steal works just weeks ago. but the ukranian president remains defiant. my mom was proud of solutions. we're dealing with absolute evil and we have no other choice but to move forward, free our entire territory. take the occupiers out of all our regents should and although the width of our front is already more than 2 and a half 1000 kilometers, you can feel that our strategy is still working. the russian ministry of defense released footage,
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claiming to show their troops opening fire on ukrainian militants. their spokesperson said they had hit important targets. was a glitch. they will get them in the donates people's republic. high precision air launched missiles destroyed a large number of weapons and military equipment delivered to the ukrainian nationalists, including weapons from the u. s. and european countries. sanchez lee is the for your business. from back in seattle denounced the constant shelling and exchange of fire rages on with no end in sight and old bridges out of the city cut. all correspondent rebecca richard is in kiff. and earlier, she told me about the ukrainian troops on civilians who remain in several dennis in day. the situation in that city of severed and adds continues to worse. and gerhard, as you've been reporting,
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we've learned that the last remaining evacuation route are in and out of the city or out of the city. but to get humanitarian aid in the last bridge has been destroyed now. so there is absolutely no way of getting any civilians out of that city, nor humanitarian aid in russian soldiers have completely surrounded the city there . awesome st. battles going on. but basically russia, you know, now hold most of that city. it's just that chemical plant that you mentioned where there's seen, reminiscent of mary you, paul, where the ukranian soldiers are holding out. and we believe it's believe there are about $500.00 civilians. also sheltering in that chemical plot, but it's being bombarded. there have been fires there, obviously that's very dangerous with the toxic chemicals then a, you know, smoking as a very dangerous for anyone else in the city. it's not exactly sure how many civilians are left in that city, but it's believed somewhere between 10 and 15000 people who are living in increasingly dire situation. their humanitarian conditions worsening day by day,
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no running water, no electricity, and you know, fast running out of food medicines, that kind of thing. so it's a very serious situation in the seas to city across the river. lizzie chance the governor had said about 70 people managed to evacuate that city in the last 24 hours about the russians are moving in and bombarding that city as well. rebecca, you created a president, vilicki has said he wants more ammunition and weapons from the west for the don boss from long how long him ukrainian forces hold off the russians. well that is the $1000000.00 question get, aha, they have been doing and putting up a pretty strong fight, considering that they are out gunned at least $10.00 to $1.00. it's believed they are. if you, you know that everything is to be believed that the ukrainian military is saying now, fast running out of ammunition. i have heard some analysts say that this could be somewhat tactical in that they're trying to put pressure on the west to, to deliver the promise weapons so that they're,
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they're ramping up these fees. if they are running out of weapons, the analysts say, why would they say that publicly did tell their enemy that they're running out of weapons, but you know, the losses on the battlefield can't be ignored. they are losing the battle if you will. they are being pushed back so that and they are running out of weapons. we're hearing that for every missile. that's fine. from the ukrainian side. they getting 10 to 15 in return. so being out gun. absolutely. and every one from the top down saying that ammunitions are running out and that they desperately need help from the west if they're going to be able to when the school didn't corresponded to rebecca, written their reporting from keith. thank you, rebecca. let's have a look now at some of the other stories making headlines around the world today. lawmakers in the us have heard more damaging testimony, abbas donald trump's claims that the 2020 election was stolen from him. former tony attorney general and william bar testified that trump became detached from reality
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congressional committees investigating the storming of the was capital. as electoral votes were certified the you will bring legal action against the u. k. after the british government announced they are planning to scrap the parts of the post briggs it trade deal. the u. k wants to ease its flow of trade with northern ireland, but brussels say it as such, a move would breach international law. scotlands 1st minister nicholas sturgeon has laid out her intention to hold a 2nd independence referendum. she said that work was on the way on how to proceed without the consent of the british government, which opposes a 2nd vote. 50 per cent of voters in scotland. shoes a to chose to remain in the u. k. in a 2014. how we quit ourselves. the 1st flight carrying asylum seekers to rwanda is expected to leave the u. k. to day
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a controversial plan aims at discouraging migrants from illegally crossing the english channel into britain. human rights groups and church leaders have criticized the plan as immoral. our next report looks at some asylum seekers who've already spent time in rwanda. they paint a bleak picture of what awaits the new arrivals at transit center and who under these refugees tried to reach europe, but did not succeed. many of them ended up spending years in detention centers in libya before being relocated here. one of them is peter, naomi. 8 years ago he slept south sudan amid the country civil war. he was moved here last year by the united nations refugee agency, but does not want to stay. i just want to go ahead. it is, it'll walk in and i would just go back to northville space one does one of the least developed countries in the world. peter and ione hopes for a better future. elsewhere,
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he feels bad for the migrant center. wonder under the recent deal because they must apply for asylum here. the u. k. g of menu, the my mistake to them you that human being are you really? you cannot tell them. going to stay here or go on buddhism, nor because if they feel better in you, ok you case, but a for little. but the u. k. government disagrees. it insists the policies needed to stop a flood of all too often deadly megan crossings of the channel from france. it's very important. we get that we're going, we show that people trafficking doesn't work and we're able to reduce the costs over time over legal immigration and see, and i, to kingdom the un high commissioner for refugees has called the plans catastrophic . this is all wrong, this deal for so many different reasons. the precedent that this creates these catastrophic for
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a concept that needs to be shared like asylum. this hostile and rondo capital kigali is expected to house the 1st migrants sent under the u. k. agreement. it's general manager said it was not a prison despite tight security measures and opinion that may not be shared by some of the new arrivals. to w correspondence in london, big mass told us about the status of the deportation flight an hour ago. yes, foreign secretary, british foreign sex religious trust has confirmed that the flight will take off at some point today, even though there are really not a lot of asylum seekers on board. so the home office had originally not given any concrete figures, but it had been reported that they were trying to do port are almost 40 people. so now the figure much, much lower but forensic treeless trust i is saying that it is justified that the
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flight should go just to establish the principle that asylum seekers that come by the english channel on boats that they cannot expect to have their claims processed . here, but they can expect to be deported to ronda. so around 40 originally planned are only 7 or remain on that plane. that's because of an intense legal bar. so what were the most important points there? there were several legal battle. a bachelor's am gerhard. there was a coalition and there still is a coalition of charities and unions and they are still fighting ah, in front of the british chords. they're saying that this is says, generally the principal is not right. they're saying this doesn't comply with the human rights act and also they're arguing that rhonda is not a safe that country. and then there are also individual battles on behalf of asylum
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seekers. and as we know, some have been successful because there are no a lot less people on the flight in our than originally intended. now, how is this practice being viewed by the british public? are there any polls about this? there has been a lot of criticism and publicly there has been the have been charge leaders and they have said that this is an a more a practice that shames britain. there is a petition going on and if you look at the website, the sort of numbers are increasing by the minute. over a 150000 people have put their signatures down in order to stop this practice. there are celebrities, they are, petitioning the airlines and arguing i urging the airlines not to you know, to help with this practice. what unites all these people is that they argue that this is something that is just morally wrong. and for example, your position,
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i is saying the labor position saying it's, it's something that's an british. however, the government is arguing that it's justified. they say, what's morally wrong, are the people smugglers who are taking people in a very dangerous way or helping them across the english channel. and for them, this is their main goal to stop this practice. so it, remind us again, these are people are, be removed to rwanda. why? rwanda said, the british government has struck a deal with a government of rhonda, they regard, run the as a safe that country and do run and government has agreed to take on are the claims of, of these people who are seeking asylum in the u. k. and if they are successful, they can arg stay in rwanda for, for up to 5 years. see, basically it's transporting people who originally wanted to come to the u. k. most of them have some sort of ties to the u. k. have family here. this is why they went
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on this dangerous journey across the channel, but now instead of having their claims processed in the u. k, they can face this deportation to rhonda. thank you very much, the w corresponding big monster in london. thanks for that other look. now it was happening in other parts of the world. dozens of members of a former opposition party in cambodia i've been convicted of treason is the latest in a number of mass trials that have targeted the cambodian national rescue party critic say the southeast asian country has been reduced to a one party state activists from ecuador, indigenous groups, half blocked roads nationwide to protest the economic policies of right wing president. he amolla so at least 10 provinces were affected by demonstrations focused on rising fuel prices. really 300 people have been
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jailed for between 5 and 25 years. for joining protests against the socialist government in cuba, thousands rallied last year against rising food prices, medical shortages, and the response to covered 90. united nations says more than 7000000 people have now left ukraine since the war began. around a 100000 have found refuge in bulgaria. many have been staying in hotels on the black sea coast, but now they're having to make way for some of visitors to w's funny for char reports, program unit, time to get moving again. everyone here fled from ukraine. months ago, now they are being relocated from bulgaria, east coast to state facilities across the country. how long they will stay is unclear. there's no magic made, it's very hard with 2 children. there is no way i can just leave them there on the move with me. up until june,
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about 60000 refugees were staying in these hotels along the bulgarian black sea. but just before the summer season bulgaria, we use the compensation to hotel operators from 20 yours per refugee per day to 8. the director of these hotel complexes that's not nearly enough to cover their costs . they also took her muscle going business. it's clear, this is our business tourism, so there was no way they could stay on during the summer season. this was all due to lack of seasonal workers. he decided to keep some ukraine in refugee saw carina, and marina put a panko are among those who can stay before the war. they managed to flower business in hockey. now they are getting trained how to set a lunch table, quoting up a coupling. it's difficult to plan at all. we don't know what will happen tomorrow, but we plan to stay here for the summer season and work it up. what they they fled with their children,
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their husbands in ukraine could be drafted at any time they say as a chest, it's hard for us to process everything because we are full of sorrow for our country. national fennel will guerria is in dire need of taurus russian tourists were one of the biggest groups of foreign visitors where they are staying away due to sanctions. it's unclear how many welcome but some here are happy that refugees are now being accommodated elsewhere for it mental. so i think we helped enough. it is not necessary to help them any more. could have been the issue of ukrainian refugees is increasingly polarizing bulgarian society. there's still a lot of solidarity in the capital. sophia, this demonstration is of call her help. this people here say doing war against ukraine is unjustified. yet we'll show about one 3rd of will harry and still maintain
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a positive attitude towards fulton. and sociology estimators gun have says that the longer rushes war against ukraine continues, the harder it will be to maintain solidarity with ukraine pope to pull soonest out . will select the dog knob for loud of a crow. bushing voices gets all the worse for you, creating refugees will feel him. gary, a whole nobody else will. marina and carina know little about the ongoing debate about their status. they tried to provide moments of joy to their children on the other side of the c. ukraine where the war ages on now this man here was once a populace sing applying to millions and packed van venues across russia and on russia's states television. his name is in charge to pursue this. with his russian lyrics, the latvian artist won a legion of fans and a paycheck to match boss with the invasion of ukraine. he began to rethink his part
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in russia's propaganda machine. now he's an outspoken critic of the kremlin, and that is turned many of his russian fans against him. oh, interminable soliz was a star in russia. i. the latvian singer performed on russian state media and even held concerts in the kremlin. oh, he toured the world's largest country. oh, thinking in russian, celebrating the language and enjoy the company of his russian fan. oh my god miss are you still can't fully believe it's all over with god. i might not return may in the next 50 years, and i won't have concerts there. ah, the 24th of february changed everything he told us as we visited him in his home
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studio. ah, the place where from school is creative process begins. for weeks he's been working on a song about the war. oh, finally brucely is speaking out. he's been sharing videos and photos of the war on social media. ah, his aim to confront his russian fans with the reality of violence in ukraine. ah, death and destruction. images that aren't shown on russian state media. ah, although his friends in russia have see his posts, many are still not convinced learners products. it's a paradox. the biggest fans who wrote the most loving comments i have turned into
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my biggest enemies. so man, i, they have gone crazy and they are attacking me as god morehouse's logins, gob. it's a potentially dangerous situation from the soonest. hooton's propaganda has also played a role in his home country every 4th person living in law for years of russian descent. recently, he was verbally assaulted by a passer by in his hometown neural ahmad lamar and people have cursed at me, but, but i tell them everything is fine. i understand you. so don't worry. you're not guilty for thinking that your brain has been corrupted by the propaganda. who knows better writings good that dormer though smart and safe macleods propaganda inter soliz wants to change the perspective of his ferns. one some day he hopes to
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return to russia and perform again. maybe even bring his kids as well, but only if it's a new russia one without who is it? i get well for more that we are now joined here in the studio by our fuller moscow correspondence. emily, sherwin, emily or you can't work in moscow, just spoke on work a mosque anymore because d, w is banned from reporting from russia. but how common has it become that arts as previously loved in russia and are being canceled by their fans in russia? we're quite, quite a lot of well known musicians, artist and so on, have come out against the war. and some of them really were a part of the establishment in russia. there's been various reactions of course, to their anti war stance, depending on, you know, whether their fans are critics of put in or are in favor of what the authorities are doing in ukraine. on, for example, we had and magnesia who represented russia at your vision. you might remember,
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some of her concerts were cancelled over. cr says a her criticism of the war. we had the comedian and presenter maxime gul can, who is really very well known in russia. he has been coming out on instagram with an anti war stance. he's left the country and he says that he's been facing a smear campaign on russian state tv. recently, within russia, the front man of a well known russian rock group and did a fair, mulish of choke said on stage that, you know, people shouldn't be kissing up to the president and that russia is not put in. and the audience cheered him. so his fans were clearly in favor, but then he got in trouble with the police, with the authorities. now, the citizen, others are posting videos with destruction that were pixel the destruction afflicted by the russian army on ukraine. why is there such a backlash still? i mean they're presenting the evidence. well, it's interesting for so i would say that these celebrities are using platforms like
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instagram or, you know, social media platforms in general to reach out to people, to kind of break through the propaganda bubble as it were. a lot of them have tens of thousands of fans, so they're really using that. but the propaganda on state tv is strong. for example, in the 1st period after the war, many, st. tv, the said tv televisions in general decided to actually cancel all entertainment programs. they were solely focusing on politics and we've seen, you know, we've heard mary's many stories as well, of ukrainian saying, i've been talking to my relatives back in russia about what's happening in ukraine, about the war. and they simply don't believe me because they believe state tv. now i understand there's a debate going on in russia's cultural circles in how far russian culture on the whole is now totally discredited or can explode. so there's actually a lot to pick there. so 1st of all, you might remember that some well known internationally well known russian
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musicians and artists have been and from playing abroad. so various, you know, oper houses, for example, came out and said that they don't want opera singer on 9, you know, and yet they are good to be performing because she didn't come out as vocally, as people thought she should have against putin. but within russia, as you mentioned, there also has been a discussion about whether russian culture can continue to exist at all. whether russian artist can continue to create new works of art, especially after the horrors the, the, the killings of innocent civilians that we saw in boucher when the russian army was leaving that suburb of kiev. and you know, for example, one well known film critic, antoine doyle in was talking about whether russian culture basically should just cease to exist overall. so that's part of a bigger discussion about collective guild. people have been been comparing the
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situation in russia now. and you know, to nazi germany and saying, what did germans do to get over their collective guilt? what did they do to continue to exist as a people, essentially? but the interesting thing, as well as that, there's been a backlash to that. so even vladimir putin talked about the fact that cancelling russian culture on the whole is wrong and reserving that thank you very much. and that's it from emily, me and the newest team. don't go away. up next. pickles, special secret goodness li. got facts, don't miss that. i'm glad i was in for a late lunch with,
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