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but they promise. we can review your knowledge see hidden civilian deaths. biggest leak in u.s. military history. suggests that washington turned a blind eye to violence in iraq we report tonight. two policemen and a civilian die in a terrorist attack on the polish russian republic of chechnya three minutes from seoul so blowing themselves up in the fall the salt. turbulent times lie ahead for europe because the french promise new protests over a rise in the retirement age and british union is one of massive demonstrations to counter cuts in social benefits. and here in russia it's a fresh start for moscow as the capital gets a new boss we take a closer look at the matter and his promises to fight corruption and congestion.
this is a team from moscow just after one am here now you're most welcome if you just joined us in with our top story this week the online wiki leaks voice to fifty. thousand iraqi war dead previously unaccounted for the website published over a third of a million secret u.s. documents on iraq the files also reveal details of atrocities committed by iraqis against their own people while u.s. forces turned a blind eye it's alleged that washington has failed to investigate numerous cases of civilian torture and killing baghdad has since vowed to bring the supposed to iraqi and fed this to justice but the u.s. has slammed the release saying it could endanger lives our national security wiki leaks chief during a son told us that revealing the truth is vital to prevent such crimes from happening again. this is the most accurate
description of a war that is being released into the historic record we see that. nearly no street corner in baghdad didn't have a body found it is being killed through violence of one form or another but is it every day squalor of war of course for the people in baghdad and other cities in iraq was there every day life for use in years and we need to understand what the reality of war is if we're going to choose to engage in it when. it's clear that the reasons for getting into this war the weapons of mass destruction and so on this is a clear lie there's no debate about this anymore the second most reason that we would we be in the west. would clean up the government system up arar
introduce rule of law and prevent torture has completely failed. during that period of time lawlessness absence or rule of law. or treat. were much higher than they were on the scene and now we're live with an iraqi government that commits torture. was a short excerpt from a full interview that you gave us if you'd like to see the full thing you want to get more of what he had to say take a look at our web site at streaming that whenever you want to see click to r.t. dot com for the latest more opinion on the latest we spoke to brian becker he's the director of the antiwar coalition he told me he believes that u.s. officials should be held to account for atrocities committed during the war in iraq police forces an army that were trained by the americans who are allegedly the
protectors and guarantors of iraqi freedom engaged in systematic torture abuse rape and it was unreported in unpunished by their masters by the u.s. trainers so i think there's no reason to think that this is an ongoing as a result of these revelations the un chief investigator for torture for instance has called on barack obama to investigate those in the u.s. military and civilian government for criminal acts against the iraqi people if the u.s. takes now actions to repress wiki leaks it may very well backlash backfire and instead of repressing them and intimidating them and their supporters create a groundswell of worldwide support for them the people want justice they want the truth i think the biggest obligation is for the american people to take hold of this information about what their government did in their name with their tax dollars and with the blood of their young people against a nation that was at peace with them in two thousand and three when they invaded i hope that there will be a massive global investigation for prosecution of george w.
bush for war crimes but the big story for most of the week three people have died at least seventeen have been injured in a failed terrorist attack on the parliament of russia's republic of chechnya this week in which three militants also blew themselves up government tried to storm the building in the capital grozny for special forces reacted quickly to policemen and civilian died before three militants detonated their explosives one of the attackers was a twenty two year old local and the police are now working to establish the identities of the other two parties exotic reports. apollo one session was about to start in twenty minutes but instead of budget discussions church and deputies faced gunfire and suicide blasts. that would say it all started here these gates colleague was driving through they followed his car and shot at the security guards. soon after the militants stormed the church and column and conflicting reports emerged about the building being mined hostages taken and the following chairman been injured. they came to this corner
a supply manager was coming from over there and they shot him he felt. walking across the parliament area colleagues as long back and as more recount every detail of the day. the probe resource running into the building and opened fire the gas crashed down on the person who was running last through and one of the militants blew himself up just beside as long backs when do all those who are trapped inside the parliament. our president ramzan can do was here from the very first moment giving commands he was afraid there would be victims on our side. the special operation was quick in less than an hour while federal officers killed the militants. quote. the two militants who are in this building blew themselves up here one in science and one right here this place has become their final destination the. tuesday's attack left seventeen
people in hospitals and three dead reportedly they said there could have been orchestrated by the new leader of church and militants hussein to prove to all qaeda what he's capable of acting in isolation from his former boss doc or morrow himself on the most wanted list in both russia and the u.s. may be launching his own war in the caucasus militants have been extremely active in russia this year twin blasts in moscow's metro and attack in a central market and logic of course blasts uncovered in a bulk area and many assess the nations of police offices throughout the caucasus this week many have once again questioned why this troublesome region has turned into a mine field terrorist organizations in afghanistan and pakistan. and other republics as the gateway into the bigger caucasus and fold expansion into europe so in this context the ongoing war in afghanistan could have disastrous consequences all over
the world and what we see in grozny it's actually one of the consequences of instability in the whole region the works of the terror attack have been quickly removed from the pavement and walls of the church of parliament but the fact that militants is a liberal into the government's building in the heart of grozny well this all is over forgotten and the security rises in chechnya have been tightened turned international efforts to cranbrook tara i don't buy the line that some literature on our team from grass is. still ahead of this bulletin of news making a sacrifice in the interests of income find out how local one of the most polluted towns on the planet you're ignoring that help to try to provide for their families who've got their story coming up on our t.v. but later in the program. first of france's witnessing its worst civil disagreed. in fifteen years union leaders are calling for more general strikes over the coming weeks in response to government reforms so far twelve days of protests have failed to stop or two year rise in the retirement age from going ahead and demonstrators insist to step up to this already see clashes with police arrest and
looting meantime authorities are trying to restore petrol supplies following fuel blockades across the country the government says the reform is needed to rescue the production system from collapse so many argue they're not prepared to work for longer and. reports now not everyone from sympathizes with the protests and. the young smart and ambitious lucy is slipping her time between a master's degree and working for a large international company for her the recent protests in paris are first and foremost a personal distraction so i'm using the. headquarter of my company yeah it's it's longer according to trade union officials in france over three million people took to the streets across the country but people like you see no the numbers don't always reflect reality in france there isn't like
a committee is just to avoid school. like six years ago i made the same when i was in high school. i went to this race because i can avoid. the rowdy crowd surely give off a celebratory vibe singing dancing and shouting but while they're spending day after day protesting a reform that is aimed to aid their country they're very actions are doing serious damage it's basically this is one of the reform to. restore. the balance in the public pension system that will raise the potential of the economy as well. as. the numbers really. speak for themselves france has a huge foreign debt the fourth largest in the world and unlike in the united states there is no board advertising the numbers also unlike the united states where there is no annual paid leave the french enjoy the longest paid holidays thirty days
a year their retirement age which is what the people are protesting about this time is one of the lowest in the world countries also affected by the global financial crisis like italy and spain have already increased there but with less widespread opposition from the people so are these protests a true sign of a democracy or simply a force of habit. we have to say to the people that is the who chose the deputies and members of the senate to make the laws are not made in the streets laws are drafted and approved by revolutionaries. the my way or the highway philosophy certainly attention grabbing but who will back down first is still anyone's guess throughout the entire week this street outside the french senate was filled with hundreds of angry citizens protesting against the controversial pension reform over the weekend the city of paris is eerily quiet and the reason for that
a very prosaic one the french people still oppose being made to work two extra years but they're not about to protest it on their legitimate day off kashrut as r r t paris. and across the channel the u.k. is also bracing itself for a wave of unrest as the country faces its harshest economic cuts since the one nine hundred twenty s. half a million public jobs are said to be acts in a bid to reduce the massive budget deficit the cuts covers the european union and increase in spending which will cost britain an extra nine hundred million pounds next year olds from the right leaning bruges group says the timing could have been . as we are making these cuts in britain to pay off the enormous debt that we've been left having to give more money to the e.u. is money that the british taxpayer the british government cannot afford to give it shouldn't be giving this money to the european union contributions of sets of wires the e.u. accounts haven't been signed off in over fifteen years this so much for waste and
mismanagement within the european union we just shouldn't be giving this money at all or the european union has gone too far in union laws take suprema see over british law over the laws of every member state within the european union and we've worked out that it causes a lot of damage economically overburdened with regulation as well as handing too much money to brussels really british law in britain should be solved in our own laws our own politicians but westminster should have precedence over those in brussels that's what we want to see we want to see a europe of nation states that can work and cooperate together but not be governed by the institutions of the european union based in brussels which no one has ever elected force legislation on the citizens of the year you just ahead promised the world but often brothels find out why some indian girls get duped in their pursuit of a better brighter future their stories coming. from
russia or the seed of moscow mares being taken up by the first norm muscovites and savia times and then who comes from an oil rich region in siberia has vowed to tackle the capital's massive traffic jams and also huge corruption problems he was inaugurated thursday. as more on the man and his plans. surrogacy beyond is the new man about town approved by the city's lawmakers in a near unanimous vote mossies new mayor sabean and used his inauguration to set out his political roadmap there was also a thinly veiled swipe it is pre-disaster. tackling corruption and red tape as well as increasing the responsibility of officials will be among the priorities of my policies. sabean's appointment follies made various sucking of you're english confluence months slicing a lack of confidence. was.
his. first the mistakes of his behavior. between him and some of. the flamboyant and controversial mr liskov ruled the city for eighteen years regarded by many as a steady hand that guy did the capital through to moche as periods bringing in investment he was also charged with destroying many of the capital's historical landmarks and doing little to tackle traffic and allegations of corruption and nepotism have also a dog him and his wife the property in a billionaire basis to be on in the house is work out for him but the problem for most of the main findings of moscow city project more effective i think he. thinks. people. in the first year in office so is this relative unknown the right man for the job after training as
a lawyer he rose through the political ranks to become governor of the oil which two men region before then president vladimir putin named him his kremlin chief of staff in two thousand and five he gained a reputation as an honest competent manager with a scandal free record with an annual budget of over. billion dollars running the capitol will prove nice to see beyond the biggest challenge to date and most of all minds remain skeptical that we think they'll be able to see how mississippi alone in case you got the call from optics inc could be one of the coldest winters on record here in the roxanne capital so time will tell if all the pomp and ceremony is that you've got his promise of the things we do so on slate's said alice said but i'll see more. take a moment out soon got online future home page r t v dot com what looking at the feet of some facts at launch of catastrophic proportions online tonight follow what
went wrong at the baikonur cosmodrome kentucky fifty years ago in our daily reviewed interesting debates from past steve's bang up to date corresponding with brings us an inside look at an arctic expedition to travel on board a nuclear powered icebreaker the polar explorer a really good blog but not quite it already seen the latest update if you have been following it you can get the latest right now in fact there are. russia will take part in nato next summit in lisbon the announcement was made during talks between the russian french and german leaders in the french resort of dogville and to bringing moscow in the e.u. close together president medvedev said he hopes his presence at next month's summit will help russia or nato find a compromise that is in problem areas he didn't rule out moscow becoming part of
the alliances global anti missile defense system german chancellor angela merkel. confirmed europe is considering the russia's proposals for a new security structure for british m.p. john stevens says the european defense is impossible without moscow's participation in a few things have come a tremendous. the cold war and i do think that the more europe here. later becomes the more stronger european pillow in nato is the more open it is going to be towards russia i think that particularly in germany and also in france but also i think in britain there is a recognition that defense of europe with russian participation is meaningless with the the challenges that you face from the far east in particular from the rise of asia economically strategically is the immense and russia has to be part of that even before we start considering the middle east and the crucial thing i think is that there is emerging an idea of
a new west i mean nato was defined as list and russia and there was seen as the east i think there is now in a sense because of the rise of asia there is a new twist which includes russia. and because the challenges that we face and the shared interests that we have russia europe and the united states when faced with the prospect of the enormous shift of the wards the far east towards asia towards china towards india. that has really changed the world and it is it is reacting to that but i think it has led to a much more positive attitude towards particularly the your appearance of russia but also i think the americans are not to be excluded from the. former british m.p. john stevens talked to an expert on moscow washington relations probably look told r.t. meantime that
a new security arrangement is needed to unite russia with european states as currently nato merely divides them and you can watch that for interview next hour but he has a preview. today we should think about european security in a different way we should switch over to other forms of interaction between russia and the western community we are trying to pave this way while nato. dividing europe and russia for various reasons it's unlikely to join nato it's too big and it's quite self-sufficient in military terms it doesn't need nato and its guarantees a totally different system should be created there we have our views which our president has set forth however the west has so far been cautious. the urals have always been russia's major industrial region but there is a city there that's become famous for all the wrong reasons cover bash is home to a copper smelting plant which has been belching out toxic fumes for decades in the region shocking pollution is called serious health problems for residents giving
the city the notorious label of being one of the most polluted on earth but the toxic provided jobs for locals for years have depended on the deadly plant for their livelihoods to sarah firth investigate. it's a bleak site that greets you when you're right in the small russian town of care about a legacy of environmental destruction once and the title of one of the most polluted towns in the world it seemed to a large copy and a century of toxic fumes and chemical waste left the landscape here devastated but it's the residents who have really suffered from the. cardiovascular diseases respiratory diseases in digestive system diseases are common in the world of oncological diseases here is rather high under new ownership since two thousand and three the plant has begun cleaning up its act but progress is slowly.
we immediately began renovation but you can see for yourself the problems that accompany of an inherited we're doing a lot to preserve and develop care about but of course lots more still remains to be done. the smart was founded to exploit the region's rich copper deposits and has contributed to the economic progress in russia over the last twenty years the price to pay for the economic boom has been enormous with the social and environmental scars. tool hills of black industrial waste surround the residence of care about and when you are in the town the air quality is extremely poor. to do the wind is blowing and different usually you can see ruined outstretched arm because of gas concentration people are being literally poisoned but the plant is the town's lifeblood as when it was closed in one thousand nine hundred seven after being branded an environmental disaster zone the town fell into poverty so it was
a relief to the people here when it reopened even though residents knew the more of the same pollution and unhealthy working conditions they were at least able to provide for their families. while this industry is really doing druce it's a rule everything the units often feel and all impurities come to tyrone on the other hand things did used to be much worse so there have been some improvements. despite millions in investment to modernize the plant when we visited the working conditions still seemed whately inadequate at times we found it really hard to brave many of the start appeared to be working with neighboring equipment whatsoever but there have been some successes here the waste the used to be dumped into the water has start and the companies say that they're winning that battle to cut emissions and with further investment plans can care about ash now hope for a cleaner future but. we aren't done with the plant yet we're going to turn the
plant into a modern european type factory so everything you see around the plant will soon become history. so the residents of the mystics the past the time being remain every president. i see care about. world news headlines in brief at least four people have been killed and nineteen injured by a bomb in northern iraq the blast went off by a medical compound of the city of mosul police are investigating whether a suicide bomber was involved security forces said another attack is likely and they've removed civilian vehicles from the area. the cholera outbreak in haiti has reached the capital now with at least five confirmed cases the patients have trouble before the provincial infected region doctors warn the disease is likely to continue spreading rapidly so far more than two hundred people died across the country with over two and a half thousand others infected the outbreak is the worst medical emergency to strike the caribbean nation since january a massive earthquake. a stampede at
a football match in kenya's capitals left at least seven dead one soccer fans were trying to get into a game between two of the country's top shortly after kick off people were crushed this crowd surged forward the game was temporarily halted but later resumed despite the deadly incident it is the second time in five years a fatal stampede taken place at a venue which has been banned from hosting international matches by the world governing body for. promises of a better life lucrative job luring thousands of indian women into prostitution sex traffickers take advantage of girls in poor villages often picking up on the rape victims results he's currently seeing reports next campaigners are trying to push to make families more aware of the dangers. rush me may be young but she's gone through more than most girls her age to leave her village for the bright lights of mumbai only to find she was heading for life in a brothel she said he wants to reach mari why did you go with them because
i didn't want to she forced me to india is the epicenter of this extra african industry right now in the world and the reason is that there is no enforcement of laws against traffic. and joins it's taught more than a quarter of a million been trafficked in india each year some are as young as nine and come from the rural areas of neighboring new heading for. either their parents nor they have any idea of what their real world is like but parents may know a little bit if television is in the village about what bombay is and to them it would represent a life state rather than a broad. it's easy to cross the border between india and if there are well established routes for trafficking in the northern state of bihar rescue groups keep an eye on the trains passing through the of identify who they believe are being trafficked and order them from the train but. when we ask youngsters where
they're going they say they're going to study if your girl is travelling with a boy she says he's her father but when we demand their identity cards we see the aren't related. the two girls are questioned by the local police but claim they are travelling to mumbai to work why. we have no work in our village i have two young children and when i was promised a job in mumbai i decided to take up the offer but. girls are misled by people offering them jobs in big cities we apprehend them and then hand them over to women's shelters there are also girls who are convinced they can be part of a dance group and are conned into coming to india. it's easy to convince young girls in a village hundreds of kilometers away that they can make it big here in mumbai but once you're older brothers there can demonstrate michael bondage now campaigners want to see villagers in a pod given more warning.