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in the day's headlines argentina's president warns a smear campaign and trade war against the sputnik be coded vaccine is hampering global distribution at the country starts to learn russia's job. i remember our colleagues died because the words 600 because this should be the end and them internally grateful on behalf of all of the nurse. also this hour the u.s. confirms its 1st case of a more contagious british strain of virus we look at a challenging year for the country worst hit by a pandemic. and a coated denying russian monk accused of calling on followers including minors to commit suicide is remanded in custody.
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watching or to international bring you your live news update from our studio here in moscow welcome to the program. first heading to south america then and then argentina health workers have received the 1st doses of russia's sputnik of the job as the country's mass vaccination campaign gets under way in fellows russia and belarus and approving the shot argentina's president has dismissed fears of using russia's job warning it's fallen victim to a politically driven international smear campaign yeah that a trade war has been unleashed against putting fee which is hampering distribution . yes there is a very vicious dispute going on a very cruel dispute and a shameful one where by some discredit others and i think the 1st thing to bear in mind is that a trade war has been unleashed also since the whole world is eager for the vaccine there's a geo political dispute who will be the want to distribute the vaccine our sister
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channel r.t. spanish reports from outside a vaccination center in the capital. they will be remembered in argentina as the start of the biggest vaccination ever carried out in the country has received 300000 doses of v. now the focus is on monitoring the vaccination of medical workers and hospital staff caring for people infected with coded 19 they were the 1st to receive the vaccine across medical centers they worked hard to tackle the virus but it's been difficult not least because some of even seeing colleagues lose their lives the delivery of the vaccines cause for dismissal. this is a ray of hope for us it's like we've crossed the line of fire and are now moving forward against this damned byron we had a very difficult year there was a lot of fear this is a great hope for us and i'm eternally grateful on behalf of all of the nurses. i
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am satisfied i am very happy these are the emotions that come to my mind now i remember our colleagues who died because they worked in the health sector and happy because this should end. in the province more than 300000 people signed up for voluntary vaccination with the provincial governor who was the 1st to be vaccinated in the region detail the significance of this new step in the fight against the pandemic. it seems to me today is the beginning of a new stage for us the largest vaccination campaign in the history of the province of when a serious begin this morning and this is a vaccine that not only prevents disease. but also represents a real triumph of aleutian in the fight against girl the virus the campaign will involve around $7800.00 vaccinations centers as a whole distributing doses brought from russia vaccinated will be supervised for possible side effects as well as to inform when a 2nd round of vaccines arrives more than 20000000 doses are expected to be
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delivered by february it's hoped to live a major positive effect against the virus. meanwhile but as well as also signed a deal with russia for approximately $10000000.00 doses of sputnik v. president nicolas maduro said the shot will be free for the whole population he plans to complete the 1st round of vaccines by march and as well it was the 1st country in the western hemisphere to take part in post approval trials of russia's jab the u.s. has revealed its 1st case of the more contagious british strain of corona virus variant confirmed in the state of colorado comes amid fears of a further spike in cases over the holidays we have been talking about potential for spread during christmas as america struggles to deal with the effects of the pandemic r t correspondent killed mop and looks at an especially tough year for the city dubbed the epicenter of the crisis new york city. they call it the big apple and in
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2020 that apple got a giant one minute and that worm is known as ovid when a national emergency was 1st declared in the city back in march many panicked. stores soon had empty shelves. the hospital soon had capacity and emergency tents were set up in central park. there was a shortage of protective equipment like masks and hand sanitizer health care
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workers took to the streets to protest they're told to use one man has only grown old boy. so if you want to talk about the row. it's part of that i mean if you send if you sent over if you sent us it's really it's been tough it's been one of the hardest moments of my life it's been really challenging and we were burned out we're we come in every day and are not getting support from our managers cars you know our government is telling us we can wear a simple bandana you don't have many noted that in circumstances like this we had local officials blaming everyone but themselves where was the whole international health community we was the whole national shows of experts the w.h.o. d.n.i. the c.d.c. the whole alphabet soup of agencies we was are very we were you were. the
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intelligence community with the brief videos of trucks used this temporary morgue to do to an overflow of dead bodies became a horrifying emblem of the era. new york city's hard island became a graveyard amid the overflow of dead bodies. one of the ugliest scandals involve nursing homes at the end of march andrew cuomo the new york state governor ordered covert patients to be sent to nursing homes for the elderly now this order was revised on the 11th of may but it was far too late the death toll in new york's nursing homes was approximately 4800 people remember that
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the elderly are the most vulnerable such a poorly calculated move is pretty hard to forgive this thing is not going away sir 6300 people died in new york nursing homes that is the most in this country really needs to be able to challenge this wish to leave you would do if you're in a little bit of criticism of your very much like there was a glimmer of hope over the summer but then a 2nd wave came when it got cold the new lock downs have had a devastating effect on the economy restaurant owners and workers have taken to the streets.
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the state was crashing and burning with the rising body count andrew cuomo took the opportunity to write a book about his personal achievements. in . 2021 doesn't look like it's bringing any relief either national health officials are warning us that january could be devastating without substantial mitigation the middle of january could be a really dark time for us some say that the lockdown was imposed too late others are saying that cuts in health care facilities and the closing of hospitals over the past decade have played a role regardless of why there's no question the 2020 will go down as one of the worst years in the history of new york city jail up and r.t. new york staying strong at a time of desperate need an image of exhausted russian medical volunteers lying in
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a room with a covert patients gone viral st petersburg and turns were called to help someone reported to be in a state of panic and confusion there were fears she could tear off her oxygen mask meaning she had to be under constant supervision. the patients now in a stable condition with the internes praised on social media and by colleagues for their role in her recovery and turn students told us what happened on the day the photo was taken. but you know what we saw the whatsapp message that help was needed and we 3 decided to go to the red zone long before our shift was supposed to start in order to help out our colleagues we replaced stuff who were looking after the patients so they could do other work at the unit and we stayed with the patient when morning came with a down on the floor to rest at least a little bit because it's really challenging to work nonstop in a civil suit so we watched the patients at 28 o'clock in the morning when a new shift came on and we set off to do the work at the unit. take over denying
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russian monks been detained and placed in 2 months pretrial detention in moscow so i guess accused of numerous offenses including encouraging minors to commit suicide is known for radical views such as claiming president putin had been replaced by the anti-christ and the rubber mask monks also drawn criticism from the orthodox church for encouraging people to flout code restrictions and attend mass despite being defrocked by church officials he continued to run a monastery in central russia artist where for national as one. special operation 100 demonstration do you have probably more. now but maybe even more should be your least all novato seeing you. when russia's a moon special police forces came to the city of new rise quinn's monastery outside ticketed and bowed to detain the men known as father syria who had seized the
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convent back in june and they knew they'd face resistance and on supporters of the monk a former policeman himself who served his sentence for murder and robbery helping him take control over the monastery where many battle hardened veterans and former officers he tended a violent. oh oh oh oh oh oh. yeah. inmate father sarah he was banned from conducting religious services due to his radical views on the coronavirus pandemic he called to ignore the lockdown denounced electronic passes as a way to stem the outbreak as satins electronic camp and described the vaccines against kobe 19 and attempts to control the masses in a tobermory state investigators launched a criminal investigation into child abuse at the monastery but the reason for the
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night raid was another issue a video posted on you tube where is spiritual leader ask the church members whether they're ready to die for russia became the last straw move from power to you or more if you are from a number of operating. across a few quarters here from here on the move of the church children who are in the crowd too and that worried the local ombudsman for children's rights sergei's now charged under 3 articles violation of the right to freedom of conscience and religion call for suicide and abuse of power so again denies any guilt according to his lawyer he was taken to moscow for into a geisha and and a hearing and sent to be due from detention he spoke about it as almost a holy mission you reduce the woods these everything is fine with me you don't have to do anything just live by the commandments of god whatever happens
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everyone has their own cross to bear jesus said take your cross and follow me i'm following christ. the investigative committee and f.s.b. searched the compound and form a priest's cell while outside dozens of father cities supporters made a kind of human shield in an attempt to protect what they see as their spiritual fortress and express their solidarity with the priest but chances are they are not going to see the leader any time soon. still have in the program a german and pay gets an angry response for one thing the lockdown extended to fight climate change. about the divisive proposal after the break. join me every 1st week on the all excitement and i'll be speaking to us on the
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back astra zeneca is covered 1000 vaccine has been approved for use in the u.k. it becomes the 2nd job to get approval in britain a secretary about how cock praise the development adding it ends 2020 and a moment of hope. and that's happening amid a surge encoded in the country with more than 53000 new cases in the last day alone sparking a rush to get vaccinated with wealthy people reportedly offering thousands of pounds for a shot but as things stand they're out of luck the job can only be received through the national health service for free fries a drug was approved in the u.k. this month and all available doses are going to people and hospitals over the age
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of 80 frontline medics and care home staff that means a potentially long wait for everyone else and private clinics say they're getting requests from patients willing to fork out large sums to try and jump the line. we spoke with the owner of one 3rd clinic. that has not really differentiated between the rich and the paul i have a clinic in wilmslow which is an affluent area and some of the people asking their parents have died or a parent has died and they're wondering how can i get a box ticking now i have been offered large sums to try and circumvent and see whether we can get the vaccine because private as we know goes on in this country hurts the government has bought the vaccine and there is no way to circumvent it but you know i think everyone you know would like to have the vaccine and even as agent and she comes with it people want to be safe people are scared. i think they would never want to take it away from the most vulnerable and there will always be the small few that may try and take advantage but i have to believe in the human
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connection hume well that good will prevail and i think in general most drug fighters have a good moral compass and want to help out when the n.h.s. would say can you help us now. a german lawmakers got a furious reaction for suggesting covert restrictions could be the template for fighting climate change a lot of back sent out his views in an opinion piece for a newspaper there will never be a vaccine against c o 2 so we need measures for tackling climate change there are similar to the restrictions of personal freedom in the pandemic a social democratic party m.p. who is also an epidemiologist admitted his ideas unlikely to ever happen but his views sparked a firestorm on social media. to this and pretty much everything that is t. not climate friendly could be banned the struggle for freedom will never end a lot about it is already proposing look down like measures to combat climate
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change let's enjoy the festive season and gather strength for the demonstrations and resistance against state violence in 2021. at about the same time the covert lockdowns and the lock down for climate change begins since we have been so willing to give up our freedoms lockdowns who will now be routine we've got reaction to the story from a panel of death i think do we have a sure. is one that simply hasn't worked in the code the presence of the genuine emergency and the will respond and we are the shooter. doing hunger grows needs to be tackled with this is much good we do not need to look at the kind of the effect of the in terms of current reduction during the long run here it is the equivalent to taking $100.00 degree centigrade
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over the global warming that we expect from our prince 30 and we need something which is much more effect but also something which fork in cruising done in the screwed society actually starts a new industry which will. make us better off and allowed us to live life to the fruit but in a much cleaner and less in poor blocked ounce where where a certain except for the 1st time around or a troll. but now we're caught in such a mass that i think this is the reason why we're getting so many problems or people of anger votes out i don't think anyone right and well freddie and joyce locking countries down with lost control of this virus testing trace has been a complete mass a complete waste of money climate change will be similar especially amongst the uk government generation because i have recently doing the you know outer islands to be chirpy time it's an economically very wealthy conscious liberal to cut their
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money drain by paying for. 3 days prior to the carried $19.00 money completely wasted which they could of course ensued environmental projects to how well the country bridger issues are with that with the top junction. for the rest of the world is not so much of a problem but this is actually reached by we should get any personal freedoms whatsoever. first in world news in brief riot police have clashed with lebanese students at the top university protesters tried to storm the main campus angry that despite the economic crisis situation fees are being doubled. tens of thousands of pro-choice activists erupted into cheers as argentina's senate voted to legalize abortion a deeply divisive issue in the catholic majority country people celebrated the
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decision by throwing green smoke bombs the color of the pro-choice movement becomes the 1st major latin american state to make the move. and rights groups have blasted bangladesh forcibly removing thousands of myanmar refugees from the capital to what they claim is a dangerous i mean island officials insist it will ease chronic overcrowding and docket migrant where more than a 1000000 for him to live. as well as being one of the country's most affected by the pandemic francis also battling a resurgence in extremist activity charlotte devinsky looks at the government's response in the wake of a number of terrorist attacks. 2020 is the manual might call turned from this into an enemy of large swathes of the muslim world the president claimed to be taking on only the extremists touting warped ideology of islam isn't but many in the global
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muslim community felt that they were being targeted it was to be french means to defend the right to make people laugh the freedom to mock its ridicule to caricature which voltaire claimed was the source of the rest to be french means always to be on the side of the freedom fighters. needs a mental health treatment what else can be said to a head of state who does not understand freedom of belief and who behaves in this way to millions of people living in his country who are members of a different faith that frenzy kicked off his ear with the now infamous satirical magazine charlie abdul used to have its offices instead of marking 5 years since the massacre here france was also about to bury new victims as the trial of those suspected of aiding the terrorists who killed in cold blood tape began sharlee abdo
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published what it described as a tribute to the dead it was like a red rag to a bull. then came the attack on vienna and macaroons initiative to crack down on islam is started to gain wide momentum as their case to the attack was clearly an islamist terrorist attack it was an attack out of hatred hatred of our basic values. we know
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what vienna and austria have been through the pain the fear the victims and i don't think that this attack is an innocent that it reveals the will of our enemy to attack what europe is a land of culture of freedoms and values military deployment has been more than doubled in france other countries have heightened measures to so how real is the threat the threat is absolutely enormous in terms of fighting political islam because 80 percent of the most are controlled by radical islamists what i call the ideological threat but secondly the jihadist threat that is only part of radical islam and to jihad is a terrorist attack it is also a big danger because many people are released immigration is not controlled another issue then raised its head polls showed younger muslims are more conservative than
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previous generations and they put the laws of their faith above that of frauds confirms previous polls going back over the past few years and it also. deserve a dent in the reaction of school high school students. to the minute's silence and commemoration of the be beheaded schoolteacher where there was quite a lot of disruption around the country during a minute's silence. so i think it's very worrying that the younger generation is. as much if not more radicalized than their parents or grandparents it's not too late but we last 2 or one or 2 generations we have to take the control back off both most and in schools the 2 ways they are brainwashed in order to respond to this new bill to promote the values of the french republic has
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been trough it it will target online hate speech drastically reduce home schooling bring in jail terms for doctors who perform genetic tests and to make it more difficult for more scs to receive foreign financing so is it enough to stop the rockets it's difficult to say how we can stop it at this stage i think there's been a certain tolerance over the years and decades which is the situation to develop. and it's a little bit bit like both in this the stable door after the horses has run away in fact it may even reinforce the victimhood narrative the the prosecution complex which is being stoked up 2021 will no doubt see france pushing on with its efforts to eradicate islam islam but going by 2020 that attempt could backfire muslims say
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they already feel stigmatized in singled out and micron's essentially republican values 1st law may alienate them further and not could feel rather than extinguish the threat from extremists shola jeevan ski r.t. paris. that's a wrap up of the day's top news for now but don't forget you can always find us on many of your favorite social media platforms like twitter and facebook for up to the minute reports. an entire village in alaska has had to move if another country trying to wipe out an american town. we do everything in our power to protect the. water they escaping climate change poses the same threat right now alaska seems some of the fastest coastal erosion in the world lost about 35 feet. 35 feet of
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ground in just about 3 months while we were measuring. it is fast paced the river is $35.00 closer than how i. was in europe or i think we're part of america 1st from. this is tell me. because certainly might sound russian but tommy is
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a real finn who lives in finland. his name is b. and both of them. tonight told me he's heading for russia to take part in the european ice speedway championship. not many people know about this on the usual sports but motorcycle racing on ice is tommy's true passion. officially the nordic countries are considered the birthplace of ice racing but it quickly caught on in russia. speedway is beautiful expensive and very dangerous on top of that racist take place in extremely low temperatures which doesn't exactly help with promoting the school.


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