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british groups unions took part in that march that figure of one hundred thousand people so far unconfirmed by the police the police barricaded banks and shops in preparation for the march and they also threw up a ring of steel right around the headquarters of the new parliament commission story there was some minor scuffles in brussels around one hundred forty eight people were detained mainly because they were carrying things according to the police that weren't suitable for carrying on a march will had no place for carrying on a march but no injuries were reported that over in spain demonstrators clashed with the police slightly more severely they were throwing projectiles at the police marches in madrid and in barcelona and in barcelona students set fire to a police car they also blocked streets with rubbish bins and police fired rubber bullets on them in the end of the day we saw picketers throwing eggs at buses and blocking trucks on a main road in madrid and striking workers also staged
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a sit in outside a bus station trying to prevent workers from crossing the picket line and going to work. also a big protest in arland those demonstrations were timed to coincide with members of the irish parliament going back to work after their summer recess to quite an unpleasant. reality for them there the major event of the day was that a cement mixer which was plastered with banking slogans was driven up the entrance to the irish parliament building and a man was arrested for that as i say they're generally a fairly peaceful day considering the number of people gathered also marches in portugal slovenia poland italy and but it has been announced that the unions in greece in athens will be planning demonstrations right into the evening because we haven't forgotten that in may three people were killed in athens demonstrations so i expect that everyone there will be hoping for no move on it's just we just don't know what's going to happen what is what the protesters are hoping to achieve. well
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essentially what they're doing is saying no to the measures and they're trying to show the respective governments what they call the human face of budget cuts that are being proposed and implemented all over europe basically e.u. governments spent particularly the countries that we're now calling the pigs portugal italy ireland greece and spain in much the same way that we as ordinary people spend so now they have to borrow money they have to save money to pay that money back and how they're proposing to do that is by cutting pay they're going to raise the retirement age in some cases in some cases they're even cutting pension payments and they're slashing jobs in the public sector things that affect working people essentially and that in an effort. to restore a bit of budget to just men and restore confidence in the euro as a currency but people are saying it's not awful that the government spends the bankers. taxpayers' state money had to be used to belize banks out so ordinary
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people shouldn't be the ones who have to suffer also there's a sort of. an academic argument going on which says these these protests this is a saying that actually cuts in danger. looks to be a fragile recovery and some of the economies in europe they're arguing that actually a better way to go would be tax increases on hiring come groups and also investing in public services and jobs rather than cutting them in this way right artie's lorimer on top of the story for us reporting from london thanks for that. david campbell bannerman a member of the european parliament from the u.k. independence party believes the single european currency is a key factor behind the current economic turmoil. i think the euro is teetering on the edge this is a manifestation of it this is a massive problem and you can throw hundreds of billions that it is they're trying to do but it's beyond i mean the real underlying problem is you're trying to force
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together all these different types of column is doing very well others are very weak and you cannot force them together under one common currency call the euro the euro's the problem it's just unsustainable this as a say you know they're throwing hundreds of billions of euros that it and the germans are paying through the nose and you know the majority of germans now want to leave the euro and that's conceivable that we recreate all the national currencies or certain strong currencies leave although we currently one or the other. moscow's ousted mayor says he won't make any legal challenge that to the decision to sack him but will continue to take part in political life this follows reports that yuri luzhkov was considering appealing the decision to the russian supreme court for more on this i'm joined by r t. v with the latest hello hugo or so there won't be any legal action after all what's next for you. well first of all you will score that he's still going to have to make several visits to use former
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office to gather some of his personal belongings and also speaking for the first time to the media since being sacked you said that he was not planning to challenge the president's decision to take him down from power as moscow's mayor in. import and previously there were reports in the media quoting. friend and state duma deputy. who did see that was planning to file an appeal to the supreme court of russia so now these reports have been denied by the mere himself he says that he will stay in politics although at the moment it's not clear exactly how he's going to do that just previously he. he got out of the united russia party sent a letter to the party officially stepping down from power and also complaining about what he called was a strong media campaign against him since you want you to is quite
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a controversial figure he was the mayor of moscow for eighteen years that is quite a lot of time and that's why his sacking caused a mixed reaction among most whites and so many people supported you will scoff saying it was because of him that moscow received the new modern walk and also his policies towards pension years created quite a lot of support among many more stories however there are also a lot of people accusing the school for feeling to resolve traffic problems in the city or failing to protect some of the buildings on memorial so that more off the story heritage not only to get to moscow but to the entire nation as well were destroyed as moscow was getting the facelift and also us not forget he was course wife you know but that enough we start to be russia's richest businesswoman and many people do say that she was able to become so successful because of the risk of being the mayor of moscow. so not about are you going to lose culture replacement who's likely next to take charge of the city. at the moment of the city is
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controlled by an interim government and also you know sports former team is still at power until the new mayor is appointed and a new government is put together under the old law the united russia party which holds the majority of the seats in the russian parliament passed to submit at least three candidates for the post of the head of moscow to the president who will then have to pick one of the candidates he would prefer best and i submit that this candidacy into the moscow parliament and least the united russia party has two weeks to submit these candidates to the president many analysts who do see that despite the fact that we still don't know. neither remains all these ten minutes they do say that we're going to find them out in the nearest future and perhaps more still could be seen but new head. has it within perhaps the next two weeks even all right r.t.c.
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group is going to giving us the latest on the firing of moscow's. former leader of the u.s.s.r. my pal gorbachev says luzhkov gradually lost credibility over time although he believes he made a strong start in the job. if you will be in the first years of storms mayor and those were the most critical years when industry collapsed and the situation in the cities across russia was terrible he did a lot for moscow here exercised firm control over most schools resources and distributed them in the right way he supported all people women children and war veterans in those years i myself used to say that moscow was lucky to have such a mayor as good as you real a school of time past and law school started to change he had a billionaire wife by his side the authorities began to look more attentively spry but activities questions arose whether the mayor had room to wall to tackle problems a lot of things have now come to light it turned out that funds allocated for the
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reconstruction and expansion of my school streets and routes were invested in some enterprises from which someone received a huge profit of sanctions in recent years have been far from good they've discredited his past achievements. fifteen suspected militants have been killed in two separate counter-terrorism operations in russia's southern republic of dagestan there is no reported casualties among the police the operation is the biggest success for security forces in dagestan over the past month relatives of the militants for us to persuade them to surrender but insurgents retaliated by opening fire last week in the region a suicide bomber blew himself up killing two policemen and mourning dozens of civilian. dagestan's neighboring republic of english add he is facing a similar battle with insurgents president yunus back you have corps of says the counterterrorist operations are vital to the survival of the southern regions. when you refer to. we don't want to brutally murder to punish anyone as a warning to others we just want to deal with this terrorist disease or perhaps we
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don't have written permission from the terrorist patient we're treating but for now we don't have any other choice. the central asian nation of kyrgyzstan is gearing up for parliamentary elections the vote follows months of political uncertainty and ethnic violence in april kyrgyzstan was rocked by deadly riots in the capital bishkek that left dozens dead and led to the ousting of president back here in june ethnic clashes in the south of the country saw to two thousand dead and about a hundred thousand displaced the election only held on october tenth and more than two dozen parties are taking part parties are really going to go up or talk to one of the favorites. as the clock ticks towards the cristen elections the country holds its breath will the polls bring stability or plunge the country into another round of violence and chaos meet felix school of the country's former prime minister who could be next to lead the country following the controversial reigns
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of this kind of cause and could not get bucky if coffee is one of the few figures who have not been tarnished in the last fifteen twenty years so if he has a pretty hard moral stand. this population and here is a good chance for us all we need in the next parliamentary election who have has a different times been the national security general the regional governor and mayor of the capital bishkek but what he's most renowned and praised for in his home country is an ability to handle crisis situations. in two thousand and five there were total mass marauders in the capital police and national security had all running away at that point that's when all of his friends revolutionaries asked him to take matters into his own hands and in three days he restored. but also has a reputation for being difficult. he was a close ally of both presidents at the beginning of their terms and soon fell out
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of favor with both of them finding himself in opposition and twice in prison. they can never be two or three powerful figures at the top of the. pool of has always been a very powerful person and the key of the kind of have both felt that he could be the person to sweep them from their posts and take power into his hands some predict party our number which translates as dignity is in a strong position it could have will have to run against a multitude of other parties all of whom also fancy their chances of challenging him the problem is that it's very difficult to create a democratic country in central asia kyrgyzstan is the most democratic country in central asia unfortunately this is a very immature democracy and sometimes it leads to very bad results right now what kyrgyzstan needs is not a democracy or you would be entire i don't think it's possible in kyrgyzstan what it means is stability and violence whoever wins the election this is
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a crucial decision for kurdistan a country that's been to the brink it in english schools are. still ahead here on r t the land is not first sale that's the message for many indian farmers who are protesting and even dying to protect their only source of income all the details coming up. turning first though to some other stories making headlines across the globe the youngest son of the north korean leader has been appointed second in command of the country's central military commission this comes a day after kim jong un was also made a four star general moves are being viewed as a gradual transfer of power due to the ailing health of his father kim jong il a u.s. white house spokesman called the developments quote the ultimate reality show. western intelligence agencies say they have foiled an al qaeda plot to kill. terrorist raids on several european cities it's reported teams of jihad is for planning attacks similar to the siege of two hotels in mumbai two years ago the
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plot was reportedly disrupted by drone attacks on targets in afghanistan and pakistan the u.k. france and germany are all on a heightened state of security alert the eiffel tower was evacuated for the second time in a week on tuesday because of a terror threat. colombian officials say up to thirty people have been buried in a landslide in the northwest of the country many of the victims were changing from one boss on a mountain road at the time were jency workers say it could take several days to recover the bodies is comes as heavy rains devastate parts of the country triggering widespread floods and mudslides. head of november's nato summit in lisbon r.t. spoke with former secretary general of the alliance george robertson he says the security challenges are risks the world faces today are different from the past too much of a tie the present moment is taken up with fun sedates we have people in the way still. listen to rush of made it to russia wants to rule the world
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what katha begin to say you know i can only secure my fun to use by expanding catherine the key is big today. you can watch the full interview with former nato head george roberts in a little more than an hour here on our t.v. . in india thousands of farmers say they're willing to fight to the death to stop the government building a motorway through their land while some fear losing their livelihood others argue the real consequence may be a full blown food crisis artie's charan singh reports. indian farmers took to the capital recently in protest against a government takeover of the land to build a new two billion dollar highway this followed the deaths of three farmers who were killed after police opened fire on protesters in the state of the top of this. we
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will not give learnt for development to turn in price at any price at any price we are ready to die and will not to know anyone to step in our learned. these protests have stalled the government efforts to acquire farm land for industrial in india which means developers have been forced to put the roads refineries and power plants on hold the major tenant is the land acquisition if the land acquisition is i mean the per different even pick over the order department and in hand and that is what government is trying to do in case there is you know projects an orchid they offered b. and the land available to you to elaborate only twenty thirty percent then they believe that in the bill is going to happen land is an emotive issue in a country with two thirds of the population is still dependent on the greek culture fifty five year old age was saying doesn't want to sell out but knows some offers
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will be hard to turn down he called gallop of milan goes i will lose my livelihood what will i do so i say if you are going to take my foam give me a fair price for my land as well as a job. some analysts believe that acquiring prime agricultural land for non agricultural purposes could spur a food crisis in the country on it was that. there. be no food to eat they aren't giving us good conversation and they're still taking our land without the land where we eat either the government listens to our demands of the month or we'll take action. the farmers do have a point after all the government uses a colonial law debate tiny amounts of compensation to follow us to buy their land for development projects the government plans to update this law by the end of the year to get in the market prices will fall most but until it does vital infrastructure projects remain in limbo something toward largest economy can ill
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we've got. the biggest issues get a human voice face to face with the news makers. every month we give you the future we help you understand how we get there and what tomorrow brings the best in science and technology from across russia and around the world. join our technology update on r g. hello and welcome to the business bulletin russia's major gas producer probably will start the construction of a new gas pipeline to china next year that's from his deputy c.e.o. said the two sides move closer to an agreement on the basic price during president medvedev some recent state visit to china they also agreed on new terms for gas
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shipments to china including the route gas quality and the final point of the pipeline idea this week gas from agreed to supply thirteen billion cubic meters of gas annually to china over thirty years so a team from twenty fifteen. now while europe is facing a multi-year slog out of the economic crisis emerging markets are attracting more investor attention but will they be able to grow in the event of a sharp slowdown in the developed economies but tell you how clever reports in the months leading up to the summer holiday season europe was gripped by fear that it would be overwhelmed by debt there was much talk of greece or island reve in spain defaulting on their bonds this opened up the bleak scenario of the euro zone collapsing and dragging down the world economy just as it was recovering from recession but a bailout package and of first started to focus their attention. on the other big problem the precarious state of the u.s.
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economy over the summer what happened was that the markets started to focus very much on the concerns of a double digit in the u.s. and the fact that actually german growth was coming through very strongly and actually they were quite slow to realize that the sovereign crisis in the yours had never actually gone away spreads were actually rising over the summer particularly in august when we had all the concerns coming through about the cost of resolving the financial sector crisis it all and and i think now we're in a situation where the markets realize this isn't a one year problem it's a multi-year problem while europe is busy cutting its way out of crisis much to the displeasure of public sector workers and the data from the u.s. is anything but constituting investors are looking for the next growth areas top of that list appears to be the bric countries brazil russia india and china but other strong enough to perform well if the developed nations start going into reverse again at least one analyst thinks not if indeed there is
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a second wave the second in the us or europe were two markets will not be able to sustain that growth why do was say but is that because of a large share of trade and capital flows still a link to the u.s. and europe and therefore you know that in so regional trade in the merger markets are still very small and therefore if the demand in the u.s. or europe tanks completely then the emerging markets will no longer be able to export their big chunk of their goods will see a freeze up on the in the trade exchange and therefore slow down and growth in short the emerging economies do not have the consumer to decouple they will not make it alone but given a move more outlook where the u.s. and europe can sustain some growth in the emerging markets looks to outperform this is clearly what many investors are expecting and it's likely to be reflected by money flowing towards the new markets. business. the russian active markets finished up on what will stay with us on the my six closing
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with an awful percent in the black box that the my six high will play its part by county two feet finishing around one percent higher energy majors also let some support apart from you call down one percent plays. russia's top silver mine a poly metal has reported a five fold bra is in first half net profit to ninety five million dollars the company benefited from higher prices for the metal and increased sales volumes but the results fell below analyst for costs and shares in party metal were down around five percent on the my six. russia's national airline ara float is to start its own budget carrier its part of the company's fifteen year development strategy it concentrates on increasing its domestic business while cutting the number of international flights are afloat to set itself a target of quadrupling passenger flow and revenues by twenty twenty five. ten k.
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b.p. and petro vietnam have signed a contract on blend crude deliveries so sing from november to end k b p will supply at least one hundred thousand tons of oil each month to vietnam vietnam has also offered to pay b.p. to set up a party joint venture it will include a three and a half billion dollar oil refinery in vietnam and some of russia's oil fields b.p. says it's considering buying new fields in vietnam as it looks to expand its operations outside russia. it opens a new partnership with one of the. most dynamic you're going to use the east is that you are the core of the. goals of vietnam is one of the most dynamic economies in these would be so if you prefer the most to call of them are going to go to ten percent of your super markets with its filesystem.
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and that's your update for now but of course you can always find those stories if you log on to our web site that's our team dot com that's slash business.
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news today violence is once again flared up. these are the images the world has been seeing from the streets of canada. giant corporations are on the day. the international association of russian language and literature teachers with the world festival of russian language. are you interested in a better understanding of russian language and culture can you sing russian songs won't. become the participant of the world festival of russian language and really exciting trip to st petersburg in russia. for more
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information visit the festival website. nine thirty pm in moscow these are your headlines thousands of europeans gather in brussels to demonstrate against government austerity measures that slashing jobs and pensions spain's been paralyzed by a general strike and at least twelve other eurozone countries have been gripped by protests and clashes with police. moscow's deposed mayor says he won't appeal in court against those forced resignation says will be staying in politics despite falling out of favor with the russian president. is up for parliamentary elections amid simmering fears of more violence in a country yet to fully recover from deadly ethnic clashes this summer former prime minister felix who is among the favorites to lead the nation. to the munich pact of
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nine hundred thirty eight was meant to bring about peace in our time but instead it turned into the final piece of the european appeasement for the war hungry third reich we look back at that event and reveal some of its secrets in this special report. the chick fil a. is situated two hundred kilometers from prague fifty years ago it was called perfectly a german name. the germans were forced out from here after world war two and the chicks moved into their home shortly afterwards.
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that his family have lived in this german mansion for several years now. dad let's go home. the village of position itself is part of. the czech government. after being exposed to an ambiguous pressure by france and great britain to have its own minds. the citizen and see this a german it was the price paid for hitless promise not to start a war in europe was he breached not only a year later. according to many research as it was the conflict over these who doesn't and that's in effect triggered to. be deficient of czechoslovakia have been deferred to which went on behind the scenes of these tools and was played the decisive role in them.


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