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dot com. the captain in custody afford to last stock at the port that's how the mission of gaza bound vessels ended in greece before it departed from the blockade on the plane. activists on board accuse the united states and israel of putting pressure on the greek government i'll bring you more in a few moments. germany's position on nazi war crimes is questioned as it continues to shield a convicted world war two criminal. and darkly takes in the glamour and excitement among the stars to bring you the name of the lucky winner will carry home the main award of the moscow international film festival.
eight pm here in the russian capital you're watching our thanks for joining us now to our top story greece has banned a flotilla carry humanitarian aid to gaza from leaving its ports and arrested one of the captains well the ships planned to complete the failed turkish mission to deliver aid to palestine last may campaigners on board have suggested the greek government gave in to pressure from the u.s. and israel. more from tel aviv. there has been no explanation given by athens as to why this preventing these ships from sailing form of sports disston to gaza justice today friday one of the steps for the duty on a set sail it was in the waters for some fifteen to twenty minutes before the greek coast guard stopped to and divert to that to a military dockyard now athens is not quiet about this and has come on record as saying that no steps distant from gaza will be hold and onto postponement on board one of the sites that has been seized explained that greece is acting in violation of international law. she knew not what it said you're not to will not give up
there are twelve members of european and other national coralie among the free gaza activists and they're trying to pull strings to force their governments to try to influence greece's decision to block their ships. for the freedom flotilla are saying the greek government's actions are unlawful because the ships cannot be prohibited from going to gaza and they should not be restrained from free wheeling the harbors i have seen every part of the ship i'm on and there are no weapons or anything that could be used as weapons the people who participate in the free gaza flotilla are harmless most are elderly many over sixty and even seventy well let's get to that has been dubbed the freedom to tell it soon and it's been an ending for at least two years since that so spoke to limit and last to pick a weekend of may and endeavoring to draw a show with nine turkish citizens being killed on board one of the city's not activists or payers to prevent this from happening again they've made a point of saying that they all call it tend to bring humanitarian. aid in on the
vine and listen at the same time the israeli authorities have been at pains to also trying to understand how to make it to the small the world has been accusing the united states and as well of course to pressure on the afghan this particularly when it's seeking the economic balance and i spoke to one side at just at and shapiro that israel is really you know already expecting that puts a lot and we know we've heard. prime minister netanyahu his comments yesterday he made what he thinks greek prime minister papandreou for basically doing israel's work for it and what we know behind the scenes that israel has been putting as well being that it has been putting a ton of pressure on the greek government the greek government is having a very weak position because of its economic problems that are very popular governments and it. concerned need all previous such pressure and we believe although we don't have concrete evidence of it we do believe that both the united states and israel are putting economic pressure on greece as well we have to the
same cells are in a number of different positions some of them are altered state some of them haven't we do you know we stated i don't mean to tell you we are hearing that they did that in a number of reasons in athens i don't want to explain to give him a just an explanation as to why the brain to these insane we've also been hearing reports of sabotage the movement for that and i missed missile that at this moment is into existence was sabotaged by israeli divers who worked on the ground to the brand new engines from working obvious raney foreign ministry today saturday denied those charges it called them ridiculous and paranoid but certainly the activists are facing an uphill battle in trying to get this for tele going. well there is more exclusive coverage of the flotilla for you and that includes regular blog updates from our own correspondent aboard one of the boats taking part you can find that and more when i website r t v dot com.
and we're also covering the exotic car show in moscow where a classic inventor actually needs extravagant luxury at the fifteenth annual event which has opened its doors to visitors. germany is shielding a notorious nazi war criminal convicted and jailed for murdering dozens of people cos carol farber was serving a life sentence in the another was but later escaped and fled to germany well for decades berlin's been refusing to extradite the german national party's daniel bushell came face to face with a nazi executioner who's still evading justice. those from the close carol for volunteered for the nazis in world war two he tortured victims before killing them
at westerbork concentration camp in the level and where doris and frank was held to have been. systematically beefed up people in the night they had to dig their own graves and she was part of the firing squad which charged them. a dutch court jailed for part of two the war for twenty two murders he's suspected of many more but in the one nine hundred fifty two he escaped to germany which lets him go and gave him full german citizenship he was basically sure did or protected for extradition in the netherlands has applied time of the time to have returned to serve his sentence germany doesn't extradite its citizens no matter how horrific the crime this is the man who ruled for a book can stay free yet he hates the german law which he has to enforce.
and prosecute like criminals. no difference. he kills. another person many neverland's this criminals or not cause good family was murdered in the second world war by the dutch says. he confronted for those to be if he had any remorse for bill responded with sneers and mockery that was four years ago neighbors say farber's know how spell and i'm close to death it's a race against time for justice now you say well he's eighty nine and people say sometimes say well why put him in jail now but one you know his victims never lifted and the second place you know had never felt sorry for his his deeds so if you go to munich to talk to me you just don't you know just don't want to talk at
all if we don't put him in jail before he dies you know it will always hang as a dark cloud the book you know why didn't you put your family last real cruel not since where he belongs to germany convicted ukrainian american john demjanjuk of nazi war crimes or much weaker evidence germany has one rule for its people says cost pins and another for foreigners about the younger but it's from russia you know they don't mind kicking him around as well this isn't germans or even far but the. german national their faith. this is where the man dubbed the nazi executioner lives german media is banned from revealing his address but we know he's in a mosque if he has a message for the families of his victims. do you have a message for. the making of final push to put him behind bars they
applied to have him serve sentence in germany activists say it's the last chance to jail the butcher of. the new bush will see. that. and coming up marty's resident takes to the streets of new york to ask whether people think social networking a gift or a curse. will just pretty thing on their young girls young kids you know home addresses and everything like people see what you show them not what you actually experience and if you put something on me today people will watch. that you're like you know when people could be sitting at home doing nothing for a whole weekend they might just make things up to make themselves more interesting . one police officer has been killed and two others wounded in
a gunfight with militants in russia's republic of chechnya security forces came into contact with the group on saturday morning before exchanging fire with the suspects refused to surrender well officials say up to a dozen armed militants escaped and are thought to have fled into nearby dense forest areas been sealed off with additional security troops closing in on the assailants russia's caucasus is seeking a spike in violent activity but the number of terror attacks is going up by a third in the last few months national operations by government forces have seen over two hundred militants killed this year. and all the way some ladies you wouldn't want to mess with. as it turns out arm wrestling is not just for the guys here in russia's north caucuses more and more women are getting into the act and we managed to wrestle the secrets of some of this force super women. leon panetta has been sworn in as the new
u.s. defense secretary replacing robert gates who held the post for over four years well during his time as pentagon chief gates struggled to bring about victory in iraq and afghanistan but artie's military contributors says the retard defense secretary actually helped nurture the taliban in the first place. for our generation of the cold warriors on the both sides in the united states and russian federation it is robert gates the outgoing secretary of defense who personalizes the cold war at its peak robert gates was anything but controversial and he has garnered phil respect all across the board during his failure to reach exit tour from again it's day all across europe and back to the united states robert gates displayed unbelievable specter of sincerity and candor providing he's honest and
unvarnished assessment of the united states strategic of all reach all across the globe from lance somehow has a hunch in his upcoming memoirs robert gates really explain his one unfinished dream that is to finish the job keep initiated and he spread his bassy as the cia chief when he opened up a pound or a box of extremism in pakistan and in afghanistan only to be called back to duty almost thirty years later to a rainy day which she's so carefully rared and groomed in his previous capacity as the cia chief. the african union is calling on of member states to disregard the arrest warrant issued by the international criminal court against colonel gadhafi the body says charges complicate efforts to find solutions to the
libyan crisis meanwhile thousands of libyans have taken to the streets to voice their support for colonel gadhafi as defiance of nato as bombings of tripoli and a recorded audio message he threatened tops on europe in the bench for the coalition's airstrikes it comes after france confirmed it has supplied the rebels with weapons moscow criticize the move. and hit out at the way the u.n. resolution on libya has been interpreted investigative journalist webster tarpley who is in the libyan capital says russia needs to take countermeasures to outweigh the illegal actions of coalition forces. the nato operation is already flagrantly illegal because of the way they're they're violating let me put it this way the resolution violates the charter and nato is violating the resolution and they've got a sea blockade going here and nato air power is used to protect all. packed full of al qaida and other terrorists and it's used to attack civilians i've seen homes here where four or five little children essentially preschool kids were killed in
the middle of the night. by. forty feet that is a very valid way to wage war so we're in the midst of international and certainly russia would be very well advised to do something urgently to try to the store the rule of international law and that would mean. more energetic measures against what the united states britain and france are doing. investigative journalist webster tarpley there talking to us from tripoli. as social media gives everyone a chance to play their part in any story well it's been a communication revolution encouraging mass uprising in some countries and causing controversy and others with a perceived lack of censorship artie's a resident in new york at the sidewalks ask what people there think of the social networking scene.
in today's social media driven world you can post whatever hate speech doctored photos or other nonsense you want with virtually no consequences how do you feel about that defining our times this week let's talk about that i was as still looking a guy on facebook once and by mistake instead of rising his name into the search i put as my status was all good i knew got me these things very quickly adding everybody to already see did you learn your lesson yeah yeah people just pretty thing on here young girls young kids you know home addresses and everything like i got a nice. open opposite. people see what you show them not what you actually are in my experience and if you put something on the internet people will watch and think that that set your life you know when when people could be sitting at home doing nothing for a whole weekend they might just make things up just to make themselves more interesting a lot of people tend toward being snotty or rude and they've been taught through
television and other media that that that's the new cool yet there's a shift in our culture going on that'll change as people start to understand that they end result of that is isolate you isolate yourself when you do that kind of stuff we need to be center of attention. as the world just become a giant high school yeah i would say yes we are all of just a big giant but we owe a high school we all hated it so why do we want to live it every day that's a good question that's a good question and it's almost even in the more middle school that sort of mean girl kind of thing and i think even adults get into the bullying which is kind of sad but do you think that as we grow as a society people will get smarter about what to post or will it just get worse and worse i think people always be people you're going to have people that are smart you can have people it on months and i think that always be fruitcakes that put things on the that is just unhelpful and home. regardless of how you feel about the pitfalls of social media the bottom line is it's probably going to get
a lot worse before it gets better if it ever. rushes caucasus region is known for its out static male wrestlers but now the local women are hot on their heels pumping iron of the general testing their limits to the max and the art of arm wrestling some of these ladies have become a force to be reckoned with as artie's made a quarter of a five's out there determined to become international stars. there is little clue as to why this quite corno flusher in the north caucasus hide such a powerful secret because his hand that we find perhaps some of the strongest women in the country but they're hoping their arm wrestling talents will one day be shared with the world in the olympic arena. of a began wrestling in nine hundred ninety four but now she's clearly a super woman with town world and fourteen year old gold medals born in
a small village in the mountains she says that she has achieved everything she wished for and now it's time for a younger generation to follow in her winning footsteps i've been his biggest concern though is that this poor doesn't get the recognition she feels it deserves sometimes we simply don't have money to go to the championships after training so hard young girls are losing the stimulus to continue when they hear that there is no chance for them to go unless they collect the money themselves one thing that might change that would be the point was made point of them limpy games bringing more attention and financing competitive organize matches began in california in nineteen fifty two and soon gained real popularity arm wrestling is one of the most peaceful calm the diff sport that actually doesn't require any special equipment and people of all ages have a real chance of winning. yes i did i mean quite simple there are. times. that
anyone has a chance of winning well right now i'm going to check it for myself it. was certainly not an easy time. standing o. worse of the gym i've been as a trainee luisa she doesn't know if she'll ever have enough money to go to the championships but she never loses hope. maybe it is an incorrect comparison but sport is like a swamp for me once you get into there's simply no turning back i tried to stop but i can't live without it there will continue hoping that one day he will be recognized by the public. it seems like kook asian women are following hard on the successful heels of their man who take many of the world's models in almost all types of wrestling and with girls' hair seemingly determined to break the stereotypes we could soon see more and more high hills making their way into the rest rain and arenas. the republic of north the south.
well let's check some other world news in brief this hour the syrian president has sat here for show after friday's regime demonstrations believed to have been the biggest yet but charlotte's saga signed a decree removing the governor of the subtle city of hamas from office tens of thousands took to the streets nationwide rejecting assad's promises of reform and demanding an end to his authority terrible rule the activists say the government crackdown which we get a little march has climbed almost fifteen hundred lives. at least thirteen members of family died when a roadside bomb struck there many of us in southern afghanistan the group including two children were thought to be afghan refugees returning from pakistan through the volatile border area roadside bombs planted by taliban militants are commonly used in the. country and elsewhere in afghanistan a local council member was killed by two gunmen who opened fire from
a motorbike. talks have started between a bahrain's sunni led government and the shia opposition following months of anti-government protests that claimed over thirty lives the shia community in bahrain claims longstanding discrimination against the majority group thousands of people participated in nationwide demonstrations demanding their political representation. and we start started international film festival in moscow is coming to a suitably dramatic climax with the winner of the best film being announced our correspondent peter all over is there at the ceremony soaking up the glitz and glamor. this year's winner of the coveted golden george award is the movie the waves directed by alberto my is it's a smallish movie the second year in a row that a spanish language movie has won the top prize here at the moscow international film festival last year it was the turn of. brothers this year though it's gone to
the waves a movie set against the backdrop of the spanish civil war it's not the only prize not movies picks up carlos out of it is also taken in the best actor prize this year's festival so to award is going to the spanish movie the waves the top prize for best film and also the best actor prize now there's also been plenty of other awards up for grabs and one person who's picked up one of those awards isn't a stranger to collecting gongs she's already got four buff does three golden globes four emmys amongst others including an academy award for best actress dame helen mirren the british actress has picked up the stanislav ski award for acting excellence i mean immensely honored you know the name stanislaw ascii obviously two of us. in. no missing for these united states if possible really to say how important standard task is now not just for theater acting obviously
that was where his influence started but but then went on to film acting a real delight to talk to dame helen mirren earlier on she was telling us the outright respect what she hires for russian film and russian acting and how much of an honor it was to pick up that stanislav ski award of course as she said silas loves so associated with with acting excellence and she's been altered with that going today a whole host of celebrities plenty of russian celebrities from stage screen and the world of sports as well as business and politics be represented here but also a whole host of international stars now i met up with the the director of the movie which is closing out the ceremony the espionage thrill at the desk which dame helen mirren actually stars. the director john martin no you may know him from his movie shakespeare in love as well as captain corelli's mandolin he was. due to soak up
the atmosphere for the first time you're saying at the moscow film festival and also absolute a whole host of other people and the mcdowell had a few interesting comments to make about the the green carpet of course the color you color for the carpet these type of events usually read the moscow to moscow festival going to green she was saying it's caused some problems when it comes to picking up perfect outfits i had a wonderful stylist that lives here in russia helped me pick out the trash and she brought me many dresses to choose from and i particularly liked this one because it was like a piece of sculpture and it fit me perfect so i was happy to have it and she was a lovely lovely lady well it's not just on the macdonald of course it had problems picking out what she was going to wear i agonized for hours and hours this morning about what i was going to put on to make sure i looked right for this i'm sure you can tell. that despite a great a final in the wimbledon final russians had to start body shop about may not have won the cup this year but she is still an inspiration for an entire generation of
young players tennis is a twenty four year old players the greatest passion and she attracts worldwide attention for a striking looks as much as her sporting prowess artie's tom barton has been looking into the secret of chop of a success. that. the russian is cool with big tennis to distinguish it from ping pong much to the museum to foreigners but now russia's racket wielding darling has made it to the biggest tennis tournament the move since her winning wimbledon in two thousand and four the real main year has turned into a star off the court as well. peaches and catwalks she's joined the hall of fame jaw dropping russian tennis we know but she only wants to talk about the tense i told myself to just take it one point at a time and really focus and then i felt like i just kind of got in my zone so we
went down to one of moscow's toughest young tennis tournaments the club here claims to be the home of tomorrow's star players so much these young russians think their compatriots example that. i think she's very positive and not everyone could have such patients patience is very important in tennis because i've always liked her even when i was very young so i started playing because i wanted to be like her and now the girl are telling me i'm playing like her but god knew i could find a very strong inspiration from how i really like the way she plays she has very good technique she always fights until the end and never gives up one thing nobody can ignore about shut up with. that brute force screen or whatever it is we decided to something else in the direction pictured printing talent can make pete.
because this one of the stars this club has turned out is cancer in the pool that she was ranked eightieth in will be under eighteen rankings but she forced her career in russian children of has been in america since she was seven doesn't that lessen her inspirational appeal oh yes it's russian she is russian what else do you need to keep. talking of working hard i might have to put in a few more hours myself. ok so i probably couldn't even beat these kids at a game of tennis but that's because they're out here every day practising driven on by heroes like maria sharapova oh maybe because i haven't mastered the all important ground. up. well that was tom barton squealing for r.t.
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