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the future of the arctic is seen by leading apologists and politicians as the. as experts brainstorm ways to explore the regions of the rich it's. heading in the right direction pushing for team work on the sidelines of the un assembly. needle says the alliance and russia need each other and should work on missile defense jointly iran is orange by the international community to resume talks we bring you all the latest updates from new york the head in the program. presenting people who must be audited right now. president. arrival in new york is mobbed by protests but while some are pulling out all the stops to
portray him as the enemy others are questioning the costs of the campaign. you're watching live from moscow welcome to the program hundreds of politicians and scientists from across the globe are putting their minds together to decide the future of the resource rich north pole they've gathered the international forum in moscow which is continuing into its second day of debate. with. the tell you for most of us the north pole means ice caps polar bears and that's about it but there's a lot more to it than just that isn't there. well of course there is first of all under those ice caps la is the world's largest untapped energy reserves and back in two thousand and seven russia next. mission descendant down to the lawman also of
ridge putting a russian flag there and claiming the right to develop those natural resources but of course after that the other five countries of the arctic also decided they want to get their hands on those resources so this forum is a platform for peaceful negotiations on who gets to develop those resources and for more about how much oil and gas exactly the allies there is this reported by you might want to get it in that as out of the. fifty billion tons of oil one thousand trillion cubic feet of gas that's enough to supply the internal world for more than a few years and it's just an estimate of what's hidden in the arctic sea bed the underwater riches of the north polar temptation for the five arctic states russia the us canada norway and denmark but how does one determine who gets the bigger slice of the pie pseudonym for today we really need a national geography geography that would help us pursue our national interests.
well the territorial dispute tottered on the brink of conflict for years but lately they need to fight it out seem to fade away in the arctic states the coastal states and take particular of also talked about their stewardship responsibility the stewardship is in the interest of all mankind so at the same time there are expressions of national interest there are expressions of common interest and so really the balance is one of of achieving national interests and common interests not just for the card states themselves but for the world as a whole the north pole glitters with possibilities and it's not just the arctic states that feel the pull of their region i was in the arctic in june and i was only five of the two thousand and six in the north pole and then also last year we all met with the arctic up in the arctic region represents a very important part of the world in a very fragile. environment and in
a fragile eco system that we need to protect strategic interests in the arctic is global once this northernmost part of the world is better explored there are only a few minor points where there are disputes most of this is undisputed over and territory there's a number of companies and i think in europe and like germany like you know i think kingdom and china and all those who are also very it's now in the arctic ocean some recourse of the shipping not because of the resources because of the potential for making a shorter route from asia through your digging up the arctic is like walking on thin ice and the chance to tread lightly and work out existing differences is welcome. this is as close as most people will ever come to the arctic but its unique nature and vast natural resources are more than enough to entice one and all those attending the forum hope the enticement will help bridge differences
keeping everybody on the same pole. catherine as our r.t. moscow. but there's much at stake in the uk today and as we've seen the energy though isn't the only thing on the agenda at the forum is it. well law of course not the arctic is the region badly affected by the global warming slowly flooding the five counties of the arctic so of course it is also a major concern for all the participants of this forum as well as the endangered species that live there and wildlife representatives so it's not just about gas. and how the countries closest to north pole that including russia getting along with each other in terms of ultimately trying to reap the riches of. well when russia first descended to the moment also a very good ship putting its flag there it's proved that the bridge was a continuation of russia's mainland but the un commission has said that russia needs to present more proof on dads in order to get the right to develop the
natural resources that lie there in the recently cad of the claim that the reach was in fact barred over its country so no decision no agreement has been reached on that yet but recently russia and norway has divided the boarders over the barren sea showing with their example how these kinds of disputes should be solved and so this this forum is a platform for peaceful negotiations in all members agree that they should be no militarisation over who gets to develop their arctic shelf. ok. thank you very much indeed for that. and we'll be bringing you more live on exclusive coverage of the international forum in moscow throughout the day here don't. but on the way psychotic and dangerous find out how a member of the band of russian rashness party managed to break out of a psychiatric ward and leave the country without getting caught.
the biggest political forum in the world is continuing in new york tackling the globe's most pressing problems such as poverty and hunger and as we'll see in a couple of minutes it's the vilified world leaders such as the iranian president two of stealing the headlines from nato and russia the gathering has become a place where they can try to see eye to what. one of the most important events of the day has been the russian nato council meeting where sides agreed that it's important to continue to cooperate and spheres like fighting drug trafficking in afghanistan security in europe and of course missile defense this is a very important moment because in the last couple of days nato secretary general has been saying that it's important for russia and nato to try to find a way to work in missile defense together to try to come up with a joint project the relationship between nato and russia has gone through some rough patches ever since the georgian a setting in conflict back in the year two thousand and eight and of course the
possibility and nato's eastward expansion but the secretary general of nato gave a press conference where he said that it's very important for russia and nato to continue building a stronger and warmer and more trusting relationship let's take a listen to what he had to see the joint review of the twenty first century common security challenges. call peroration on afghanistan. practical cooperation in try to cherish all piracy hopefully from my point of view as star control which corporation cherry tauriel defense today corporation with russia in addressing these challenges is no longer just an opportunity to build a better relationship with russia it has become a necessity if we want to be effective in preserving our common security now another important meeting that took place today was the five permanent members of
the security council plus germany meeting to discuss the latest situation the developing situation with iran basically the five permanent members plus germany got together to assess whether or not the existing sanctions have been working and impacting iran's actions now the main idea that came out of the five plus one meeting was that the group wants iran to resume talks that the possibility of the go. welcomed and wanted and it's interesting that it has hinted that basically it is open to discussions however we have to remember that iran and iran's president mahmoud ahmadinejad has really been playing a lot of mind games lately among other things that he has said is that iran is going to launch a war against the united states if the united states tackles iran's you rhenium facilities are other things that the mahmoud ahmadinejad has said that iran is open for dialogue and then he was saying that this format of five plus one is not exactly the best way for iran to cooperate so really no details worked out yet but
at today's meeting the five plus one try to come up with the next steps that they would take if iran sits down for negotiations but as discussion of iran's nuclear program takes the floor at a u.n. meeting in new york the media blitz against it has been launched and then has been the main target of the pricey ad campaign the president going to judge himself to his report no it has been to investigate what you think of the build up. just. call it a september tradition the president of iran visits that the apple. angry protesters school on his arrival are going to the state is this. is the biggest area. and. people being hurt there wasn't a blizzard you don't get people to the hospital it is the dr no right now to bill you need don't show it in there is that it. or you read there would be dos mahmoud
ahmadinejad may be the most hated guest at the hilton. but the world leader americans love to vilify is also the most visible face in manhattan courtesy of this organization united against nuclear iran a number of people don't understand the extent to which you can agree just violator of human rights his they don't understand seriously the dangers of a nuclear armed iran and the purpose of this ad campaign is to raise awareness of the specifics and we can only encourage people to take action again today new yorkers are surrounded by endless images of him sprinkled along second avenue posted along third pasted on phone booths and hovering over a million people here in times square mahmoud ahmadinejad has now become part of the media map the united states the billboard says he's not welcome here yet he's.
being featured in more than two hundred ads posted throughout the city america's favorite dinner side by side with its favorite nemesis and he's going to go everywhere sort of like the enemy but not the enemy you know but yet we're honoring him by plastering this face up there an ad blitz highlighting the worst accusations against iran's leader has some questioning the messenger more than the message this is the kind of. dumbing down of our collective consciousness in this country is just going to keep getting us in trouble we need to be educated about what the issues are. and the only way we're going to solve this issue with iran is if we look at the entire middle east and in demilitarizing the whole zone let me give misinformation misinforms most people miss a problem about one of them what do you think there is a time when i don't think nobody knows when we were. not so telling the cost of the anti ahmed didn't campaign. you know we don't disclose our numbers for obvious
purposes ad sales experts tell our t. that united against nuclear iran spent an estimated three hundred thousand dollars to money be better off spent on home a speedboat forty thousand of whom were mean out in the dark of new york city while the spotlight shines solely on one man. party new york. whilst i'm ahead for you in the program that's the. count with. whether the baltic states he's ready for the change. a former russian martial arts fighter with a history of violence and extremism has been arrested in norway which is sick who was also a prominent member of a banned nationalist party escaped from a psychiatric ward and sent peters but last month this week he handed himself over to the norwegian authorities demanding political asylum so refer has been following
the story. he ran it decided he could no longer hide not long after his escape from the psychiatric facility in st petersburg which is sick has emerged in norway where he handed himself gave it to authorities asking them to grant him political asylum and that i think he's been. fighting within the red now. as well as highs of the last in this part of the slavic. wearing a t. shirt with a swastika and carrying a loaded gun he turns himself and he makes a vatican marks calling for the ugly to die and praising his slavic god for a party members have openly supported him. when he called me several hours before that video was made and said he was going to turn himself in i replied that it was up to him he thanked me for supporting him murder threats assault and robbery and
an alleged psychotic breakdown catholic placed in high security psychiatric can but after transfer to a low security facility he made light work of escaping whipping up a wire fence with his hands he simply walked away the doctors a dissing him too intimidated to intervene serious questions have been raised as to how exactly a psychiatric patient managed to escape and make it out of russia without being caught but there is a funny they tell us that he's totally insane and all he does a screaming in reply to any question however he managed to cross to borders and he brought his weapon along i know one member of the slav again who originally came from his back a stand he asked for political asylum and was granted a residence visa i'm not sure what will happen with death sick but anything is possible. now under arrest in no way the former fighters fate hangs on whether he'll be extradited back to russia to political asylum.
or a little later we discuss the impact of islamist extremists on world peace and stability with the former head of the libyan islamic fighting group a man not known who once worked alongside osama bin laden says violence has never brought any good to the middle east. it's a portal for the outcomes of the jihad movement it's a thought that fareed that means we need to change this that is it that is the end of the period so i think now the main solution is all the islamic groups they should give up their armed struggle and give it back to the governments whether we like them or not it's not love and hate it's politics. here so you can find out what else the ex fighter had to say about islamist extremism and his former colleagues on bin laden and around ten minutes here r.t. . the story here is gearing up to become the first country from the former soviet
union to adopt a europe is being hailed by the country's politicians as an historic moment but with a single european currency on shaky ground many of stone ians fear that joining the club could lead to financial uncertainty tom barton has more. a day at the market an experience you live fears will become considerably more expensive the impending arrival of the single currency which. as a regular housewife i'm against the doctrine of the euro because with that adoption prices for basic groceries such as sugar potatoes and carrots who will go up on january the first estonia will become the seventeenth country to join the euro area it's taken years of economic reform and government spending cuts to get here we need to keep inflation low but this means also we need to keep our salaries low annoying we cannot have. high growth we need and that's why
according to my understanding the timing of joining gehrels own is not a court but an exhibition to mark the euro countdown politicians and economists came together to convince the estonian public of the currencies virtues. as late as the spring of two thousand and nine europe was skeptical of a dystonia joining the euro zone but the attitude changed within half a year and people started to see a store near as a prospect maybe even a good example for the eurozone. however such tough measures are because a stony adjoined other baltic states in over leverage in their economies sacrificing long term stability for short term growth after latvia estonia became the second most severely affected e.u. member state in terms of output decline the severity of these adjustments revealed that the period of rapid output growth was to some extent also
a period of imbalance growth and economic overheating despite a painful struggle to get it here hysteria and government has brought the euro to its people's door step. but first on your more than other countries the crown represents something uniquely cherished by its people because of the short eighteen year history independence both political and economic but i would like to start by expressing my appreciation for this story in chrome we should be proud of our country and our nation many estonians feel this mr alger but many also say they can accept its disappearance if the loss of control over their country's financial instruments really worries them. when we get the euro will be hostage of the stability or instability of the whole euro system. meaning that paying for those groceries in a stone year could become a whole lot harder tom bottom party. the vice president has been
wounded in a grenade attack on his house however officials say he wasn't seriously injured the country's leader. said the attack was aimed at destabilizing the republic across here is a small nation will take on the eastern shore of the black sea in the early nineties art collapse of the soviet union it fought a war for its independence with georgia but after the georgian set in conflict in two thousand and eight the country's independence was recognized by russia and several other countries soldier needs to consider part of its territory. now let's take a look at some other stories making headlines around the world. are u.n. probe has concluded that israel's radar guards about eight for two and broke international law on a station said province which they found that to this day it was disproportionate but israel insists the soldiers were acting in self-defense betide happened after israeli commandos boarded the convoy as it tried to breach israeli naval blockade.
five militants have been killed and another five captured in an operation by special forces in eastern tajikistan it's part of a raid against anti-government groups following an attack on any military called going last we. had authority as a hunting for former opposition leader little house believed in god last month just north. of. the italian police have seized seven tons of a powerful military grade explosive which was hidden on board a container ship docked in the south of the country customs officers believe the car there had been heading from iran to syria police are now examining the ship's know to confirm its planned route to final destination the talk of explosives found removed in several attacks blamed on how the and not the past years. spain's catalonia region the very same lawmakers who only
a few months ago down to now predicted to endorse another tradition also see the army as crude to. team goals attaching flaming torches to anyones room twenty region became the first part of spain to ban the centuries old tradition of bullfighting for the rich comes into effect in two thousand and twelve many have criticised the apparent contradiction of wednesday's very. well stephanie joins us now with a business update and news that russia has slipped a fifth place among still producing countries there that's right kerry russia was the world's third largest oil producer during the financial crisis but it's now been overtaken by india i'll have more on that in just a moment but first two new car plants operated by foreign companies have opened in some petersburg experts say that. the factories will have a significant impact on the development of the country's automobile industry prime minister vladimir putin officially opened both enterprises and promised to continue
supporting foreign investors italy had reports from some petersburg. it took russia a lot of effort and money to steer the car industry out of the crisis and that would only to reap all the benefits some progress can already be seen as sales of locally made cars are back to growth and global brands expand their presence the russian government is seeking to develop the domestic manufacturing base by ensuring local production of car components but. we will create more trying. to make it profitable for foreign companies to work here we will also make sure the production of the necessary quality and volume to cover the demands of the internal russian market and provide good terms for export. st petersburg with this automotive cluster is setting an example of how russia goes about further industrial development prime minister vladimir putin has opened the
facilities of two more residents of this techno paulk the huge die plant which will be its first full cycle cup production enterprise in russia and magna auto parts factory intended to be a major supplier a car utility plant built by the canadian company will have an annual production capacity equivalent to one hundred million dollars the canadian also components produce a sun supply agreements with him to a general motors that rests on already working in st petersburg area even before its own blog has been officially opened whether magnus enterprise the idea to localize full cycle call production in russia will finally become a reality. magnus crow chief executive officer believes russia should continue creating incentives for investors and says he's company is keen to open more plants in russia car companies have been a somebody plants here will continue to grow which means the auto parts industry needs to grow so why do we have ten plants here in ten years or thirty points here
really depends on what we're being asked to do by our customers and how competitive we are but it is history for key growth. areas strategy for a magnet to grow our business in russia as much as sixty percent of policy russian cut production for be made locally within the next six years the government believes the increase localization along with more from the cycle call factories will provide russians also an industry with a much needed shot in the arm at the. same. staying with the car industry sales of luxury models in russia one of the main beneficiaries has been rolls royces the company's c.e.o. explained to business ati. russia is for us one of the most important global luxury car markets in the world we have tripled our sales compared to last years up to now this year and thirty foot so you this year increase over twenty percent at least for the luxury car market segment of course china is currently the
russian market proper growth potential in a way of how fast markets are developing you can see that moralists on the same level in china as you see that in russia but of course on a different level of the figures. and that's a quick look at the x. you markets russian stocks will start trading in a few allis they finished in the red on whether to stay energy may just gazprom on raw snuffed were the main users shutting down one percent of the o.t.s. but the downward trend though unfinished in these three inhofe percent higher. markets in japan south korea china and hong kong are closed on thursday for a public holiday to make a finished more than a third of a percent lower on what the state while at hong kong or hank said it was just edging higher. russia's economy shrank by point four percent in august compared to the previous month to seasonal factors were taken into account such as the record drought agriculture accounted for about sixty percent of the decline transport also
showed low dynamics according to a report by the economic ministry and an annualized basis gross domestic product grew two point four percent in august. russia is now ranked number five among the world's largest oil producer says a report by the world still organization the country produced five point six million metric tons of steel last month falling one place behind india china japan and the u.s. make up the top three during the financial crisis last year russia over took the u.s. as the world's at number three producer however it hasn't been able to recover as quickly as its competitors. and that's all the businesses for now but i'll be back with more for you in about an hour's time and of course you can always find mysteries on our website that's r t dot com slash.
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