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from retro to high tech california governor arnold schwarzenegger brings a team of venture capitalists to moscow aimed at boosting the russian answer to
silicon valley. scientists start a yearlong expedition to the north pole to prove russia's right to the arctic some vast natural resources. russian full explorers will spend a year on. trying to find as to why the all the soup is melting what trash is the prize and who will rule the ice. stay with me you can see the great show full on. dimitri medvedev winds up moscow's next mayor by nominating deputy prime minister sergei for the capital's top job.
and sochi takes the checkered flag as a long awaited deal to host russia's first ever formula one race. five am in the russian capital i'm at treasure
giving you today's top stories and a look back at the week's news here on our t.v. california governor arnold schwarzenegger led a group of billionaires to russia this week in search of innovative business ideas the legendary action hero was in moscow with president medvedev as invitation talking on ways to develop russia's new high tech hub artie's oksana boyko has before. it was a morning rush hour in the moscow subway with passengers al boarding their way through the crowd there is little that can make them pause at this time but here he
was the terminator. i saw lots of people and camera flashes and then the security service came out followed by arnold schwarzenegger i thought to myself well you don't see people like that often in moscow and the ticket barrier closed on him he got stuck people got it open a few minutes of course and let him pass but now he knows. or in the old schwartz nager role just one stop but it was enough for him to post a wave that muscovites allegedly like their public transport had his journey lasted for more than ten minutes he might well have changed his impression but the russian authorities pulled out all stops for the coliform in governor providing him with police asked corey and a permanent right of way. it was in june that schwartz made their hostage the russian president giving him a tour of silicon valley and showcasing his very masculine boots.
it is not clear whether mitt video wondered what it's like to be in shorts nager shoes but one month later the governing nadir even mosco promoting russia's own version of a high tech hub. and it's great when i met president medvedev in a pretty fornia that he has a vision and a very clear direction where he wants to go and is very impatient and i think that we want to do everything that we can as quickly for nuance and as americans because it is to our interest to make russia successful yet as the presentation showed even arnie makes mistakes so that our business leaders are going to find great partnerships with the so we are the russian. that. just shows no one i'm perfect. a pap project but attack sabby russian president disco car park has been denying to spearhead innovation and scientific research in russia
i mean to me that it had no difficulties asking for help and. we were extremely interested in your considerable experience we are not ashamed of learning we must admit that sadly enough we learnt behind in many respects and we do expect that our corporation will bring about positive results from some twitter made bit of french words and they give praise to each other for their vision and to the delight of all he's found the governator promised that he'll be back in the first terminator movie innovation had gone so far that machines including schwarzenegger's own character tried to exterminate the human race ironically with his involvement in this project the governor may actually make these plots a bit more plausible but at the end of the day he can always turn against the machines and save the world like in the second movie so i guess there's nothing to fear it's not wake up artsy skulk of a self-imposed exile in the arctic all for the sake of science and the future of
a nation a team of russian researchers has embarked on a lengthy mission at a brand new ice station their aim is to study the untapped arctic riches in an attempt to boost russia's claim to a slice of the polar pie artie's a catarina grotto of a join the journey. than a little volcano about three hundred meters to the right keep right. at time these job requires a jewess precision the captain is running his jaw and new clear eyes breaker at the lowest speed possible together with a group of scientists he's on an important mission searching for an old farm and big piece of ice to host the north pole thirty eight station fifteen people and two dogs will be floating on eyes for a year conducting unique stone days of the arctic environment. the mission is getting harder there are fewer and fewer suitable ice fields every year
before we could find up to forty of them but now we're calling the whole arctic in search of one. the arctic ice cap is definitely getting thinner at times the drill plunges down less than a meter explorers say just five years ago that drill had bored into thirty meter theek ice sheets. finally after several days of searching and dozens of test trails explorers announced bass is it. to find a suitable eyes filled to unload at the arctic station is just top of the problem it is crucial not to damage the delicate eyes that's why during the several days that unloading continues the eyes breaker remains stationary even though not from this giant russell or a gust of wind could lead to a crack and that will mean the whole situation having to be wrapped up again and
a new search for yet another suitable ice flow. and these is where the hardest part of the mission starts the hardest for the helicopter the pilots work nonstop a top class performance without a single landing. despite a snowstorm everything goes without a hitch three hundred tons of equipment are safely unloaded on to the ice the most precious cargo is a deep water multi-beam equal sound for a year it will be gathering evidence to prove that the breach is part of russia's continental shelf russia's in a race to submit its claim to the u.n. should yield for twenty thirty mm. or you did some say water the russians doing in the arctic on apollo night we're not going to ask anybody water when we should do the arctic belongs to russia they're working in accordance with all international
treaties and who will work day and night as necessary. as night falls in the arctic these fireworks mark the beginning of the real mission the ares breaker has back to the mainland while the fifteen man left face to face with a harsh paul a night a year of freezing conditions lies ahead for them with painstaking stories of the arctic world to reveal the treasures underneath it in the garage of our t. brumby arctic still to come here on our team baby. labor boom in afghanistan a war torn country sees more children taking over adult jobs to provide for their families while the men are fighting on the front line. first though moscow's just days away from getting a new mayor united russia party that holds a majority in the city parliament says it will support deputy prime minister sergei said beyond in nominated by president medvedev fifty two year old so beyond it was born in
a siberian village and spent most of his career working outside of moscow before moving to the capital five years ago he served as governor of the oil rich region moscow's previous marriage yuri luzhkov was sacked by president medvedev after losing his trust. from the united russia party explains why they believe so beyond it is the right man for the job. i think it's not a matter of control of politics and money flows it's a matter. of faith of importance moskos the special c.t. and the supposed to be the in the vanguard of london the nation and actually the government has to look from plans of how to create a financial center in moscow i think said bennett has enormous experience hold for work in the moment he is known as an efficient professional he has managed to create an effective system within the government he was quite successful as governor of one of the reaches regions in russia so he has enough experience to do so and besides i think it's also
a matter of personal trust because he's well known by the president and by the prime minister and they trust him as a person and as a professional commentary from united russia party as dimitri. authorities in russia's southern cross in the region have declared monday a day of mourning for the victims of recent flash floods the deluge has to claimed the lives of thirteen people nine more are still missing more than twenty villages were completely swamped some fifteen hundred people caught up in the flooding the storm caused rivers to burst their banks and led to mudslides in the mountains blocking several sections of the north caucasian railroad the region is now bracing itself for more bad weather as the emergencies ministry has issued a storm warning. venezuela's president hugo chavez was in moscow on friday citing a number of multi-million dollar deals with russia in areas ranging from nuclear power to the arms trade moscow agreed to build venezuela's first nuclear power plant and helped the latin american nation upgrade its military and what was his ninth visit to russia president chavez also test drove a new lot
a car and met with students russia and venezuela confirmed their common goal of building a multi-polar world travel is also a fine ten thousand time to speak exclusively to our t.v. spanish channel the venezuelan leader used it for some strong words about his old foe the us bit one of the. lucy greatly whom the world the legacy he lived was the tension he said we will punish terrorists he was not real to me he was referring to those who disagree with america's imperialist stick policy that at least. you can catch the full interview with who chavez in the next hour here on r t twenty fourteen just got even busier for the russian resort city of sochi i don't know will host the winter olympics that year but now the city has also been given the green light to hold russia's first formula one race artie's dennis polaski is
in pole position for us where the new track is going to be built. promoted to carlo to malaysia formula one is one of the world's most popular racing competitions and know it's coming to russia. bernie ecclestone the president and c.e.o. of formula one management the right in person to meet with prime minister putin and to secure a six year long deal it clearly wasn't a race against time to get more than three decades of talks first with soviet and now with the russian leaders to find a suitable venue he must go and sing petersburg dropped out but the city of sochi in the cell which will also host the winter olympic games in two thousand and fourteen will be the first to the checkered flag we are on the beach in the media to lola which could quite possibly see part of a future formula one race track from here you can see where the olympic venues are going to be just
a few hundred meters away and right over there the big ice palace the purpose built super circuit will run through the so-called coastal cluster of the olympic park it will be used parts of the existing infrastructure as well as a newly constructed track or on some of the venues the first races are scheduled for the end of two thousand and fourteen when the olympics will be over giving organizers a chance to arrange a can the dacian and provide logistics former ferrari team members says that building a circuit in russia should be a real crowd pleaser especially with some homegrown talent like the dalai pitt group taking part it's one of the leading countries in the world it's it's it's you know. an emerging economy. formula one should be there it would be great for from the want to be there it would be great for russia to have a formula one race in a place like so she. now with petrol for the russian driver i think that's that's it's
a nice and energy. local administration and sponsors are planning to spend somewhere between one and two hundred. million dollars on the circuit and be another forty million annually to use the f one brand but with hundreds of thousands of formula one fans here is russians say the game is surely worth the candle for a certain it will only bring benefits and not only in terms of image but people will be spending money here and. small and midsize business will be paying more taxes so it will bring economic life so i think it's really a very interesting and useful project. last year's sochi already hosted and the one demo competition on the central streets drawing thousands of spectators from all over the region so with the new circuit engines ruling and cars going it top speeds it looks like the world's most exciting race point in the new home year. r t so.
stay with us here on our t.v. still to come the u.k. grows idle unemployed britons living off state benefits create the biggest welfare generation in the new. but first as the war in afghanistan enters its tenth year rights campaigners say more must be done to protect the country's children many families have lost their breadwinner to the conflict forcing tens of thousands of young afghans to provide for their families as artie's policy reports from kabul millions more children are at risk of abuse violence and harsh labor conditions. for a few hours each friday these street kids get to remember they still just children up. to them kite flying is more than just a pastime it's a sport of skill all who master it all equal and for a few brief moments forget that they live in abject poverty. my name is what's he doing i'm the father of the house i'll never forget one day there was no job i came
home and there was no food and my brothers and sisters and my mother they went to sleep hungry that god is only thirteen years old but as the man of the house his responsibility started early at six in the morning. my sister goodbye. goodbye my brother. on the first born this is a typical poor kabul neighborhood children with runny noses dirty feet and crawling stomachs every day was a dean takes his bucket and joins the tens of thousands of children heading to the country's streets to make the meager living washing cars but despite their stolen childhoods they are the lucky ones where year ago my dad was he was working with the police were doing the real explosion which is very very hard work i make about a dollar a day sometimes the other boys are fighting with me they say they want to watch this. is obvious a caller is twelve he manages to bring
a few dollars more into the home but it's barely enough to feed his mother and seven sisters every to i wake up surely my house is a long way from here on a good team i can on the equivalent of about eight dollars but some days there's no work yesterday if there was no work. but for some children it's easiest to come to the streets and let's make a playground the university of life. most parents don't want their children to come here to school that's because these young boys and girls are the only breadwinners in their families and spending just one hour in class could mean no food on the table that night fifty seven percent of the population of afghanistan is below twenty five years. majority of them they are born during the war in going into war without skill or without education for every one hundred million dollars of foreign
money spent in the military only seven million goes towards social projects even less to do to international community and to get this to understand how to pay and has to focus more on the children six million children are at risk in afghanistan of sexual abuse violence and harsh child labor and with precious little being done to help them afghanistan's future generations see little chance of their lives ever getting off the ground. karpal nearly one in eight british households has no one in work highest of all the major countries part of the blame is placed on a welfare system that museum employed are often better off on state benefits but as artie's laura amid reports the issue now is the lack of jobs rather than whether people want them or not. won the seat of an empire now the holder of an unwanted unemployment accolade new figures reveal the u.k.
has the highest number of households in any of the largest economies in which no one works it's amounts to a the eleven percent of homes long term unemployment is growing as a proportion of total unemployment but a big problem is perhaps hidden from the official unemployment statistics and that is the proportion of workers households in britain so warm six of all children for example for example grew up in workless have so which is the highest figure in europe by some measure thirty nine year old sandra hay has never had. a job she had her first child at sixteen and went on to have three more none of the fathers is around saundra gets the equivalent of more than twenty thousand dollars a year in benefits but she says it's barely enough to stay afloat doing anything. just to stay. the course can't go anywhere gotta do anything with the kids growing up and learning most painful well of out far past.
saundra also gets incapacity benefit because of a problem with her legs she admits that many people less able than her do go out to work but the country's generous benefits system means it's often more lucrative to stay at home than to get a job critics of that system also say the dependency culture is passed from one generation to the next saundra is a grandmother at thirty nine with the state paying for her granddaughter's nursery care while her daughter goes to college she talks of the moment she found out her daughter was pregnant at seventeen dentists. because she. keep asking me what we're going to do. well. i think it's a cycle that the cash strapped coalition government is trying hard to break as it tries to save money but that's
a tricky balancing act between protecting the vulnerable and people to take advantage of the system but change it with a mixture of carrot and stick the conditionality is that if you don't accept a reasonable job it's got to be the case that you can't go claiming benefits and have the every other taxpayer picking up the bill the government is taking steps to address the problem of the locals have been employed by the amounts of benefits that any one family can claim and making tax checks on people who want to incapacitate allowance but many of the people they. have met. and the big question is in a crisis hits economic climate it's all there any jobs for them to go. nowhere and it's. turned out as some other stories making headlines across the globe iran's president mahmoud ahmadinejad says the islamic republic is ready to go back to international talks over its controversial nuclear program to go sheesh installed a year ago when later in the year the u.n.
security council impose strict sanctions against tehran as a refused to halt the iranian enrichment the u.s. russia britain china france and germany are expected to take part in talks that are likely to happen mid november in vienna. pakistani militants staged a shoot out in the country's largest city karate leaving at least twenty five dead the motive is unknown but police are just the killings are linked to gangs controlled by rival political groups the violence came as a byelection was being held following the murder of a deputy of the local assembly there's been fears beforehand that the poll could further it could trigger fresh ethnic and political bloodshed in karachi. some of chile's thirty three where rescue workers have returned to the mine that nearly became their tomb for a ceremony to mark their survival the events being held in camp hope where families had prayed for their loved ones the government's promised to look after the rescued miners each already getting the only twelve thousand dollars compensation but there
wasn't such good news for their colleagues who have been out of work since the incident happened in august they held an angry demonstration claiming the been forgotten after being refused entry to the circus. in. three inmates have been killed at a riot in haiti's largest prison in port au prince two were shot while attempting to escape the roof of the penitentiary the third was trampled to death during the arrest seven foreign hostages were briefly taken by prisoners as the un peacekeepers cordoned off streets around the facility the prison holds around fifteen hundred inmates and was damaged by the devastating earthquake that struck the island in january. now time for a trip to russia is a vast and varied regions. veliki never grow it is sunday's destination situated about five hundred kilometers
northwest of moscow it's one of the country's oldest cities founded more than a thousand years ago it's considered the cradle of russian democracy the country's first parliamentary style body emerged here. look at its roots. the city of no good as the place of major historical interest in medieval times it was a european wide trading center and also a freedom loving republican unlike almost anywhere else in russia so it's not surprising the city authorities are trying to capitalize on its history right now they've got two thoughts which they face having to attract more people and also the people they do attract making them stay longer and spend more money now talking about the reasons for it people might want to come to no good there is no view of its history feature here they gather in the small city of not garage to celebrate the past a time when novgorod was the capital of a trading empire that spans from finland today edge of siberia. at the worst of it
you know we are the army of the ruler of novgorod from the height of its prosperity you know many people have forgotten what we are keeping the memory alive. russia's all the slavic city of god was founded more than a thousand years ago centuries before st petersburg it became russia's gateway to the west filled the whole of europe with candle wax becoming one of the most prosperous cities on the continent once upon a time this was not just the hope of a powerful trading republic but possibly the birthplace of russia's democracy. at the sound of a bell the city population assembled on the main square there they voted on the most important issues facing the republic a new ruler was elected. after an old one died each part of a city how did stone solve government military commanders were invited from neighboring states with the version of. a glimpse of what
a different russia might have been like instead of tearing is simply they could have been freedom and democracy but it was not to be moscow princes keen to get their hands on its riches subjugated the city and even carter the way their somebody bell in fifteen seventy nagar became the setting for one of the bloodiest chapters in russia's history we were. when ivan the terrible came for a visit a feast was laid out for him then just as the guests were getting drunk he suddenly got up and banged his staff on the floor that was a signal for his henchmen around up the citizens of north going to begin torturing them for two weeks a thousand people were killed every day the legend says a river is reddish in color because of all the blood that spilled into it moscow needed no brits political power st petersburg its economic significance and later the soviets desecrated its religious symbols for bearing of riches the ski that is the biggest tragedy before world war two the soviet authorities melted down most of
the enormous bells whose unique peal charm across the city from saints a fierce cathedral rushes oldest church chorus still haunts the just love who dreams passionately that it might one day return. we have all the blueprints if only we had the money we could rebuild them exactly as they were my only dream in life is so here's and so here's bells ringing out over the city again. like the whole city has to be happy with what he's got and live with hopes of a rebirth of past glories. there are no girls. a recap of the week's top stories here on our team come. on your way in a few moments stay with us.