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from retro to high tech california governor arnold schwarzenegger brings a team of venture capitalists to moscow to boost the russian and sort of silicon valley. scientists kicked off a year long expedition to the north pole to prove russia's right to the arctic sea bass natural resources. roxon well the explorers will spend a ear on love trying to find those that still is mounting what fractions of time and who. stay with me you can see the job full on. dmitri medvedev winds up moscow's next mayor by nominating deputy prime minister
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sergei saw him for the capital's top job. and sochi takes the checkered flag as it awaits along as it signals a long awaited deal to host russia's first ever formula one race. six am in moscow giving you today's top stories and a look back at the week's news here on our team california governor arnold schwarzenegger lead a group of billionaires to russia this week in search of innovative business ideas the legendary action hero was in moscow and president medvedev is invitation talking on ways to develop russia's new high tech hub on a boy has more. it was morning rush hour in the most the subway with
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passengers albo in 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 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. a few minutes of course let him pass but now he knows. or in the will shortz may get rolled just one stop but it was enough for him to post a wave that muscovites allegedly like that 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 new governor providing him with police escort and a permanent right of way. it was in june that schwartz nager haas to the russian
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president giving him a tour of silicon valley and showcasing his very masculine boots. but it's not clear why they made their wonder what it's like to be in schwarzenegger's shoes but one month later big government aid or even most go 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 ambitious and i think that we want to do everything that we can screen 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. when i'm perfect. a pap project but
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a taxicab the russian president the scope of a park has been designed to spearhead innovation and scientific research in russia i mean to me that it had no difficulties asking for help. we are extremely interested in your considerable experience we are not ashamed of learning we must admit that sadly enough we lag behind in many respects and we do expect that our cooperation will bring about positive results that's 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 and 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 governator 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
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fear it's a wake up r.t. it's called. 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 to study untapped arctic riches in an attempt to boost russia's claim to a slice of the polar pie artie's a catarina grouch over join the journey. than a little volcano about three hundred meters to the right keep right. at time these job requires a jeweler's 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 and the piece of ice to host the north pole thirty eight station fifteen people and two dogs will be floating on ice for a year conducting unique studies of the arctic environment. the
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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 are combing the whole arctic in search of. the arctic ice cap is definitely getting fener at times the drill plunges down less than a meter explorers say just five years ago that drew had poured into her eyes she. finally after several days of searching and dozens of tests drills the explorers announced. to find a suitable i spilled it on low to the arctic station is just top of the problem it is crucial not to damage the delicate that's why during the several days that i'm loading continues the ais breaker remains stationary even one notch from this giant
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vessel 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. and this is where the hardest part of the mission starts the hardest for the helicopter the pilots work nonstop the talk last 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 eco sound for a year it will be gathering evidence to prove that the reach 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. or you dismissed some say the russians doing in the
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arctic on a polar 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 we will work day and night as necessary. as nodules 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 exiting the church of r r t brumby arctic. stay with us here on our team coming up. crackdown on drug fighters the group of russian activists has been kidnapping addicts and forcing them to clean up their act but now they're on the wanted list. first though moscow is just days away from getting a new mayor the united russia party that holds the majority in the city parliament
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says it will support deputy prime minister sergei so beyond who was nominated by president medvedev for the job fifty two year old said yachting was born in a siberian village and spent most of his career working outside moscow before moving to the capital five years ago he served as a governor of the oil rich region moscow's previous mayor yuri luzhkov was sacked by president medvedev after losing his trust to retrieve from united russia party explains why they think so bianna news the right man for the job i think it's not a matter of control of politics and money flows that cements. the affairs of importance moskos the special c.t. and the supposed to be the in the vanguard of london is the nation and actually the federal government has a look from vicious plans of how to create a financial center in moscow i think said bennett has enormous experience hole for work in the government he is known as an efficient professional he has managed to create an effective system within the government stuff he was quite successful as
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a 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. perspective from dimitri pollack on from the united russia party. authorities in russia's southern cross to the region have declared monday a day of mourning for the victims of russian recent flash floods the deluge has taken the lives of thirteen people nine more are still missing more than twenty villages were completely swamped with some fifteen hundred people caught up in the floods the storm caused rivers to burst their banks and led to mudslides in the mountains blocking several sections of the north caucasian railroad region is now bracing itself for more bad weather as the emergencies ministry has issued a fresh storm warning. a group of self-styled russian drug fighters are targeting addicts and breaking their habit they chase them down and lock them up and let them
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out only when they've given up the needle the teams tactics have drawn public praise but they've also led three of its members behind bars for one along. a drugs raid gets underway and after hours of waiting for a contact to give the signal suddenly everyone is up and running the police are involved they're not taking part a law enforcement officers the raid is being organized by a vigilante style group for me cash you name themselves the city without narcotics agreed to using controversial tactics to target drug dealers and rehabilitate drug addicts this is a drug called there's a morphine or locally known as crocodile it's a killer dean containing a drug and really dangerous the beginning of the raisin coming through the window it was pretty exciting but the minute you get inside the reality of the situation really hits you very hard you've got a young family. lying around the house next door a young child and
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a mother who looks barely more than a child herself both extremely scared and upset and it really makes it very apparent just how sensitive this issue of. participation in raids has raised concerns about whether members of the foundation should be allowed to take the law into their own hands. good it's an action which is cruel is it wrong to rescue a drowning person by pulling their hair if people say it's cruel inhumane let them teach us how to do it otherwise we work twenty four seven to help these people when the state isn't doing anything where we have to do it be an issue to the relationship the group is force with the authorities and you catherine there is a fragile one that in eleven years they have managed to pool their energies to fight the drug issue effectively those caught in the raids face either arrest or we have this run by the glory is left to family members to give the final consent.
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conditions a hard they spend a month being weaned off drugs on a very basic diet an incredible conditions but with the group claiming a seventy percent success rate it appears tough love. my mother saw what six years of drug addiction had done to me and turned to the foundation for help it's hard but you can see how the people are here they talk to each other there's an atmosphere of friendship which helps you through. but in other cities such as initial need to go similar initiatives have been dealt with very differently you go by each curve was sentenced to three and a half years in prison despite having half the number of drug deaths in the city in just two years. i only have a feeling of discourse for law enforcement agencies who instead of fighting drug dealers are fighting an organization which was running a successful anti drug dealing campaign it makes no sense at all it's a crime against our city's population in both cities the foundation's have vowed to continue the fight in the face of what they say is government in action. that
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people have to take the problem personally to understand that these people or their brothers and sisters and that unless they do it nobody will do it for the pressure is in the grip of a major drugs quite says with an unofficial estimate two and a half million drug addicts in the country people like john you're in the foundation say a united effort is in everyone's interest and so proper measures are in place to deal not only with the dealers but in rehabilitating users as well as left to ordinary people like themselves to stand and fight sara fair r.t. you catch emberg. still to come does it matter if you're black or white study reveals that couples looking for a baby in the u.s. are reluctant to adopt african-american children chances for a new family are five times lower than that of other races. but first moscow in
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london are trying to put their differences aside and break the ice over frosty relations british foreign minister william hague paid a visit to the russian capital this week his counterpart sergei lavrov expressed hope that relations will start improving across the board they had a low after the murder of former russian security officer alexander litvinenko in london four years ago he was poisoned by nuclear matter in russia refuses to extradite britain's main suspect asking for more evidence london in turn has granted asylum to several high profile russians wanted on terrorism charges at home professor anatol lieven of king's college in london says both sides have much to gain by putting their differences aside. one area where i think on both sides as a new perception of common interests is afghanistan and central asia because of course everybody is now beginning to think about the time off to the us and britain withdrawal ground troops from afghanistan the russians are of course deeply concerned about the security of central asia equally we are beginning to think
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about how russia can help and teton about forces you know off to be leave of course britain is playing to once again a very minor compared to the united states be very useful to us both to work closely together that's also of course relates as long as our troops are there to communications with our troops because pakistan as we see often post two weeks is a very unreliable. where is routes for russia and russian influence to it is in central asia an absolutely essential lifeline without then. position afghanistan be much more endangered perspective from professor added tolly even of king's college london. twenty fourteen just got even busier for the russian resort city of sochi not only will it be hosting the winter olympics that year but the city has also gotten the green light to hold russia's first formula one race artie's dennis bought skis and pole position for us where the new track is going to be built.
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promotes a carload to malaysia formula one is one of the world's most popular racing come petitions 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 come more than three decades of talks first with soviet and now with the russian leaders to find a suitable venue mosca and st 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 middle it's a loan with which could quite possibly see part of the future of formula one race track from here you can see where the olympic venues are going to be just a few hundred meters away right over there at the big ice palace a 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
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a newly constructed track or on some of the banned use the first races are scheduled for the end up 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 patrol 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 and in a place like so she. and now with petrol for the russian driver i think that's that's it's a nice energy. local administration and sponsors of planning to spend somewhere between one and two hundred. million dollars on the circuit and be another forty
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million annually to use the f one brand but with hundreds of thousands of formula one fans here is russian 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 host good enough one demo competition on the central streets join thousands of spectators from all over the region so with the new circuit engines ruling and cars going at top speeds it looks like the world's most exciting race week point in new year. are still cheap. and remember you can always find more news in videos just a click away at our website our team dot com there's a lot of we have one story for you online right now. breaking language barriers
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find out why it's getting easier for foreigners to learn russian. and work hard play hard president medvedev catches up with a top musician from russia the walk and roll scene and indulges in a little nostalgia. for. the. african american babies up for adoption in the u.s. may have to wait a little longer than others when it comes to finding a home many couples opt out of adopting black babies despite official figures showing that more than half of all children up for adoption in the country are black art he's got an age chickie on reports. people like to emulate their showbiz
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i don't speak bay don't seem to be following the stars when it comes to adopting children many still see things in black and white color was not an issue with this family when they adopted illinois we were much more interested in having you know getting a child's words free that was our primary focus we really weren't interested too much in what the child looked like of little you know why is one of very few black children in america adopted by a white family a study carried out by a group of economists suggest that african-american babies are five times less likely to be adopted then children of any other race some say one reason for this is misrepresentation of the black community in the media when you see things on television and you often see our children portrayed in a very negative way well that has a connotation for individuals that may be interested in adopting and while we have come a long ways in this country racism is still prevalent sanders says families need to
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be prepared before they decide to adopt a child of color and once a child goes into african-american child goes into a family that is caucasian that family is no longer caucasian that family becomes a family of color at that point ok so the whole family dynamic changes it seems not a whole lot of adoptive parents in the u.s. are willing to change their family dynamics most want their adopted children to look more like them and the majority of parents willing to adopt in the united states are caucasian but almost half of the children available for adoption are black a report here says parents were willing to pay thirty thousand dollars more for a non african-american baby come of course if you look around your table and your guests are all of the same color then you shouldn't be adopting a child of a different color but race doesn't seem to be an issue for thousands of americans who go to china or india to adopt. but when it comes to domestic adoption color
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makes a difference while there are still signs of prejudice in the american adoption field there is no prejudice in this home a seventeen month old queen was adopted by two moms we've had to face the challenges that straight people don't think this or. up for the job they chose to raise their two adopted children in a very ask equally diverse neighborhood of racists and they are here too but i think in other parts of the country it's worse so here people don't even bat an eye like oh as. a black boy you know whatever obviously. parents they came to the adoption agency put their second child also african american by and large our family is largely of irish english german descent french canadian you know so smart usually a lot of white people and we need i would prefer a little more color in our family. going to shut down our washington d.c.
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. turning now to some other stories making headlines across the globe iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad says the islamic republic is ready to get back to international talks over its controversial nuclear program you know she stalled a year ago and later the u.n. security council impose strict sanctions against tehran as it refused to haul iranian enrichment russia the united states and britain china france and germany are expected to take part in the talks that are likely to happen in vienna in mid november. 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 suggest the killings are linked to gangs controlled by rival political groups the violence came as a by election was being held following the murder of a deputy of the local assembly there's been fears beforehand that the poll could trigger fresh ethnic and political bloodshed in karachi.
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some of chile's thirty three rescue workers have returned to the mine that nearly became their tomb for a ceremony marking their survival the events being held at camp hope for families had prayed for their loved ones the government's promise to look after the rescued miners with each already getting nearly ten thousand dollars compensation compensation but there wasn't such good news for their colleagues. they've been out of work since the incident occurred in august they held an angry demonstration claiming they've been forgotten after being refused entry to the service. three inmates have been killed in a riot in haiti's largest prison in the capital port au prince who were shot while attempting to escape from the roof of the penitentiary the third was trampled to death during the arrest seven foreign hostages were briefly taken by prisoners as un peacekeepers cordoned off streets around the facility the prison contains about fifteen hundred inmates and was damaged by the devastating earthquake that struck
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the island in january. obesity is now considered an act an epidemic in the u.s. the only country to admit that expanding waistlines alright prime mashable health risk our very own new york resident laurie harshness asked people on the streets what's to blame for the bigger bellies. obesity is a worldwide epidemic according to many organizations but the us has more obese people than any other country by far how did this happen this week let's talk about that well now people are playing more and more video games they're on the computer they're couch potatoes they're watching television years ago they never had these things we were always out we get out there and enjoy the life that south africa has to offer here at an hour and a car you tell but i see that iran's a lot more focus on other things out of parties in life making money and so forth
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i'm going to say it's laziness i think too many people are more concerned about finding what brings them pleasure we don't want to deprive our children that's my opinion because i know when i was growing up you know you know get cookies can be yeah and so i wanted to give my kids more and they want to give their kids my add that's my opinion so is that how they view them we're not depriving them but are we doing them an injustice totally maybe because of you know the kind of restaurants and the food i mean the most the most successful ones are like food like mcdonald's and all of the stuff so i think maybe it's because of that food in the u.s. is very orderly a lot of cheers a lot of cream and a lot of food in everest around ten people become used to that and part of the huge problem is that it's cheaper to eat unhealthy than it is c. healthy i mean you can go to mcdonald's and get a dollar menu and feed an bunch of your family for like five bucks or you can go to
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the organic grocery store and buy an apple who's to blame for getting us here. it's a if you're marketing exactly i mean you turn on the t.v. you see commercials for mcdonald's all day you'll see commercials for celery and broccoli and you know who can blame kids i think a lot of us to do with our government. and keeping. entertained and busy doing other things and not thinking about things that we should be thinking about no matter who you think is to blame for the obesity epidemic the bottom line is that our bottoms will continue to grow until we actually do something about it. exclusive interview of the venezuelan president hugo chavez coming your way after the half hour headlines i'll be back with more shortly stay with us.
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