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markets. find out what's really happening to the global economy. the global financial headline. was a report of. a plane crash in russia's western siberia killed thirteen out of forty three on board the french italian made aircraft was not properly. before takeoff. the international envoy to syria tells the un security council damascus has agreed to start implementing a ceasefire from april tenth while the friends of syria group has criticized the un backed peace efforts. moscow skyscraper. rages on the top floors of the building set to become the tallest in europe and we'll bring you
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live pictures of that skyscraper in moscow city which is the business district here in the russian capital more on that shortly for you. and two sides of reform as the russian government considers loosening up registration for political parties some opposition leaders say there could be true many bidding for our top stories this hour. around the clock around the world on screen and online this is r.t. the plane which crashed in russia's western siberia on monday is not thought to have been sprayed with antifreeze before the flight that's according to the international aviation committee which is looking into the cause of the tragedy fighting for the lives of the twelve survivors of the deadly plane crash at least
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nine of them undergone surgery forty three people were on board when the aircraft went down minutes after takeoff is believed the pilots were attempting an emergency landing jake agrees has the latest from the crash site. crash it's actually just about half a kilometer behind me the best case of a nice gallery in this site all day looking for clues is where they pulled twelve survivors from the wreckage of the plane we know that annoying of them have undergone operations but three of which we sent to moscow for further treatment. in a very critical state thirty one people have lost their lives in this air tragedy all curly early monday morning as the plane flew out of to an airport shortly after it was the mediately are thirty encountered serious problems with the pilots being on and able to communicate with air traffic control who also according to eyewitness reports there plumes of smoke billowing from the engines shortly after
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that they are set ablaze now these are just reports at the moment how many sustained cheated but there may have been an attempt by the pilots to make an emergency landing do you know just minutes after takeoff this plane plummeted back to the ground and broke up to three parts of the investigation here very much in its infancy with three avenues being explored at the moment pilot error twenty seven is actually due to celebrate his birthday to morris twentieth birthday tomorrow and there is some reports of most speculating that perhaps the pilot refused for the plane to be. the reason experts say is to be crucial because that could be an explanation for why the plane's wings weren't working that there are too high stop also being stored is the role of the air traffic control in this case of finding this is being deemed probably the most unlikely route and likely reason is that there's a malfunction or it came to the craft itself
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a plane would be was actually manufactured in the eighty's by italian and french company it does have a bit of a history when it comes to deadly air disasters this comes on the back of two thousand there were saw. deadly baxter it's just really take a look at the scene of the crash site at the moment it's very little really for investigators to be going on all that surveyed visibly is the tail end of the plane craft which report shoots from the snow crucially here they have managed to find the black box which recorded the last moments of the flight and hopefully just think clues as to what went wrong well as we mentioned the fact that the plane wasn't sprayed with antifreeze could have led to the tragedy aviation analyst chris yates who's based in manchester in the u.k. says defrosting is obligatory if the plane is being flown in harsh conditions. you know whenever you're flying any type of aircraft in hostile conditions. very
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bad weather is a hostile condition and it's incumbent upon the captain of the aircraft to take precaution before taking off. early in. the frosting. ice. for a detrimental impact of severe impacts on the safety of flight. controls . the aircraft as well so if it proves out. it wasn't the highest good for taking off. one of the potentially one of the primary causes of this tragic crash and the company operating a plane you have grounded two other a.t.r. planes of the same time until the investigation is finished for you terry employee even opening on believes it's unlikely pilot error will be found as the cause. you know with which i would rule out the possibility of pilot error because it is
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fundamentally at odds with what happened since the crew made a decision to return right after the plane took off what kind of mistake could there be it's possible that some system out function occurred that the pilots were informed about through a system message and they made a decision to return based on that it's also possible that there was some medical emergency among the passengers i can't rule that out either something like a heart attack but could also be a reason to try and return. there was almost forty four people on board the fatal flight not forty three but one passenger decided not to travel you know what he don't come to find out what made him change his mind and then you'll also find more on the a.t.r. seventy's crash history model which has been involved in thirteen accidents before monday's crash. the sky scraper that's set to become the tallest in europe is on fire in the moscow city business complex and for the latest
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on this developing story. the bible so. you see from where you are. well at the mobility emergency services have been trying very hard to stop this fire that you can see right here at the back here now with they've been using a lot of helicopter extinguishers getting water from the mosque a river and trying to drop it on top of this tower that's on fire at the moment we also have firefighters on the ground trying to figure out how they're actually going to get to the top of the tower to steady on of that fire not the efforts have been going on since eight thirty this evening when the fire started off just as a small plume of black smoke and now it's ask elated to what it is now so despite these efforts it's still steadily growing now what we've seen around us is that people are just in shock we've seen people come away stopping in taking pictures
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just in disbelieve that this tower that's going to be a landmark so must the city is actually on fire we do know that the fire was started on the top up from the suv just six outflow as you can see that building is still under construction so they're trying to contain everything in order as to not for it to spread to this whole area is still a business center but it's still being constructed so the authorities are treading very steadily to make sure that everything is under control so we're all hoping and waiting to see you know as it continues if there will indeed get it under control back to you bill thanks very much indeed and of course. with those different of the center. of i must say reporting live from moscow and we can see those pictures from moscow city center lloyd's on our website. it at moment r t dot com we are streaming the events that skyscraper on fire at the moment on our dot com so log on
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to that. this is our team because you live from the russian capital still to come this hour italy's financial turmoil fuels separatist sentiment. like the economy crisis is taking great while the country every single sans seems to weight nationalist feelings. we report from the ritual part of his province of self to role where the people from the overseeing by of rome class. with his school. he's only that instead of spending much more although you were. small then you were . will the budget cuts work the man who that the european central bank through the early years of the crisis talks about the future of the single currency in his interview is coming up in the next hour here on our team. now out of the peace efforts for syria the international envoy to the country has
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briefed the u.n. security council on the progress of his mission kofi annan said the mascot's is agreed to start implementing a cease fire from april the tenth party's miniport nine has more from new york. what we do know so far is that mr anon says that there's been no progress on the ground in syria so far as to implementing a cease fire he also suggested if the security council to consider creating a cease fire monitoring mission but the biggest news so far is that according to mr anon syria has agreed to an april tenth deadline for a partial implementation of his six point peace plan and according to what is said syria has agreed to stop all acts of violence within forty eight hours of that april tenth deadline we have been reporting that kofi annan did lay out a six point peace plan a few weeks pot calling on both sides in syria to stop fighting stop their troop
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movements and stop the use of heavy artillery in heavily populated areas from the very beginning russia has fully supported kofi annan six point peace plan for syria most recently russia's foreign minister sergei lavrov reiterated at moscow's support for the plan but mr lavrov indicated that the plan could be undermined by those that are showing more support for the armed opposition in syria russia's committee to implement goofy unknowns plan and we've constantly pushing the syrian government to seek front steps in line with. according to aides to syrian government be the first to begin to pull its of its forces this is the position. we expect will wish people in this and some arab states to simply seems to be all groups responsible for the bloodshed in syria now just over the weekend seventeen
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nations gathered together it's a group that's referred to as the friends of syria they gathered for a meeting and reaffirmed their support for the opposition groups they also recognized the syrian national. council as the legitimate representatives of the syrian people now a lover of said that this only undermines the peace process that is trying to be implemented in syria and also said that it this group known as the friends of syria cannot replace the un security council and it is only the un security council that can really make a decision as to whether mr kofi annan peace plan is moving in the right direction or not. where to put not i will to further discuss the different approaches for setting the year long conflict in syria i'm now going to live from the west by the shape of that he's the director of the international studies program at trinity college so kofi annan says damascus has agreed to april the tense to start putting the ceasefire in place what are the chances of that actually happening do you think
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because it depends on the opposition the borders in the camp of the opposition at this point one will notice from the six point plan that it is entirely about a negotiation between mr coffee and the government in damascus at one point in the plan it says that mr and i will seek commitments from the opposition at a later date so this is a one sided peace plan at this point it is to be seen if damascus is going to follow through with the plan but certainly it does not have to be a stomach from this side of the opposition or do followed through on a ceasefire and it should be said that while mr and then was in damascus while he was talking to the government about a cease fire which is to begin on improved and then finally only well and that's
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the united states great britain and the saudis have mean verbal commitments to the q. and a of multi million dollars to the opposition who i think quite rightly have begun to believe that the libyan experience is going to be their experience and they seem very unlikely to follow through on any future commitments for a peace settlement so that even meaning just to make it clear that you compared the situation with libya that the opposition really feel they have a chance of overthrowing a sad with. the help all that western backing the great being jerk of the libyan experience is that it has given up musician forces around the world the kind of hallucination that used to hold out for long enough and if the language of humanitarian intervention and human rights violations becomes commonplace enough to
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need to come screaming in their rescue unfortunately for the opposition despite what the saudis these united states and the british have said strikingly from brussels i'm this progress most in the head of need to has leaders here that need to doesn't feel like it wants to end this conflict and that he has backed peace proposal so you know if one used to speak plainly to the opposition this is that time could be could vantage of what i think is a historic opportunity to stop the violence in syria in fact just a man's peace proposal the six points has one important point which needs to be emphasized and that is the call for what the have a name a humanitarian force to allow people in cities and to have a few hours in the day where they can you know have
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a normal life where they can get supplies and this is a very important development and it needs to be emphasized yes but important development also needs to be monitored and indeed one of the announced proposals was for the security council to consider monitoring that mission you're talking about but just how different would that be from the arab league's efforts which we saw earlier that failed well to be fair again you know when we talk of the arab league when we talk about the twenty two twenty three countries in the arab league the countries that have tried to dominate the league the eleven countries which have been corralled by the gulf arab states in other words. during the time of the libyan escalation it was cut out in the saudis that took control of the arab league and pushed through a resolution of support and this moment the arab league is really divided body has returned in a sense to its previous form of being
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a divided party and it does not give a book of acting with any resolution on syria you know right after the cut out of the saudis need the statement of millions of dollars to support the opposition the iraqis who have just hosted the arab league meeting came out very critically of qatar and saudi arabia so the arab league is not in a position to act in a united fashion in syria which is why one has to turn back to the security council and the united nations in general and hope that some kind of monitoring mission will come out of it thank you for your thoughts b.j. prashad the director of the international studies program at trinity college there in the u.s. thank you. propose new legislation for russia's opposition political parties could make the entry into parliament much easier if possible nor made lead to an unprecedented push for power by literally hundreds of factions there's all these and he said now explains that could cause a problem in itself. politics in russia may
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never be the same protest have become a common sight and new parties are registering left and right as political reform starts reason for former deputy prime minister in the ninety's is no stranger to the white house. don't you know it. was long off the political radar until a sudden mass protest movement picked up after vast fraud claims against the december parliamentary vote now might be his chance to get back in the game or pressure only by the other candidates that's it but my proposal is that any party with five hundred members that represents no less than fifty percent of russia's regions should be registered democrats and if you want to run it in them for once pushing for easy party registration is already seen faults it was obvious that now there will be hundreds of part just registered hundreds of democratic socialist
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nationalist balance sheets will be kilometers on alexander be a lot of has been trying to officially get into politics for years but there are. known for his staunch nationalism russian marches and tough rhetoric they love could now have a good chance of getting into parliament and already has a plan. so there will be many nationalist parties registered sora first goal will be to get together on one ballot as one party could reopen readings in use already popular as both of a movement to win seats. nationalist will have tough competition not least from a new face who has already proved to south billionaire oprah her of a sensation in the presidential vote announcing his candidacy just months before and coming in third now promising to work hard for the middle class. more than five
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and a half million people voted for me trust me for that reason i will form a new political force a strong party. it seems everyone wants to do in the party and start want so exiled unwanted breeze berezovsky in london and me i'll go to bed so have both said they have plans to launch political forces looking for a wider choice they may well be able to vote for a party of love subtopic rusts or a party of friends of elliot but before there were complaints of too few parties it may now well be too many perhaps putting the days of a so-called technical russian parliament behind but a new russian political system that works still some way off and he's now a r t moscow a look at the impact of the internet and new social media and political turbulence across the world later today the latest cross talk about it coming your way in just over ten minutes from now.
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highlighting the massive wealth gap and it's really its central bank says the ten richest people in the country have as much money as the three million poorest combined with economic inequality widespread prosperous and all of this region of south to roll is looking to go it alone and break away from rome for good. job or went to hear their complaints. lost in translation between the alps and the mediterranean a population of half a million people and a lot of free to become independent one day that south to roll a probe in some northern italy all these has never been italian says ever klotz as showing off her native town of. she spent thirty years of your life fighting for
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independence. where tear all the ins languages german were taken from the rest of to rule by force old mostly hundred years ago we have seen precious which has affected our language closed our schools banned our songs and now a till it changes our regional main into. enough. ever close refers to how these german speaking territory was occupied by eataly at the end of the first world war and was an exciting one thousand nine hundred nineteen after world war two the allies decided that the province would remain a part of each elite but would be granted a certain level of self-government both already enjoys the status of an autonomy for example ninety percent of the tax revenue from these coffee will stay in the region while the other turn will go to rome but when economic crisis taking grip over the country every single sons seems to wait nationalist billings and this is
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the situation the politicians are all too ready to take advantage of we ask the chairman of the popular libertarians party how she would answer an italian from a poor region of the country who wanted to know why self to roll doesn't want to help rescue them for so long i don't buy him a cup of coffee and will then have a long discussion stuffed her all is not in charge of saving italy and couldn't have done so even if it wanted to know each other use of bad housekeeper and lots of debts we're not paying for their debts with our money. theirs and ours are the two words which we hear very often and sell to ron and the money is at the core of the disputes the autonomy is expected to contribute one hundred twenty million euros to cleaning up the italian national budget to do so it will have to raise real estate b. eighty and income taxes as well as fees paid by farmers instead the south to roll
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economics minister it wants to buy its freedom from eataly once and for all he even names a concrete purchase price p t billion euros those are out the best we can stay part of italy but we want full financial freedom we're ready to pay a solidarity tax of three percent we'll pay our foreign policy fiscal and euro policy otherwise we'll do the rest on our own we build our roads in several months but before it happens we wait for permission from rome for years. rawson infrastructure in this rich province of easily are indeed very non italian so too is unemployment which stands at only two percent compared to almost nationwide in a particular local government has to keep pushing with the idea of independence that's for sure because we can go on like this there's no way we can progress this way to the. extent that children are t.v. . eataly back to our developing story now that the skyscraper that set to
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become the tallest in europe is. in the moscow city business complex we're bringing live pictures from the scene you can just see above the inferno there helicopters trying to battle of flames but we understand a blaze is spreading throughout the building emergency ministry sources say he will not reach buildings nearby despite the strong winds of the moment in the russian capital there's been no reports of injuries. keeping up to date throughout the evening on this developing story and those pictures are available right now on our web site continue streaming on our t.v. dot com. i mean she's here with business news for short break.
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i don't go into the market update on the manufacturing came out with an expansion in march in the united states one percentage point bigger than it was in february
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standing at fifty three point four percent versus are taking a really well the dow jones is a point six percent nasdaq up almost zero percent apple is leading the gains on the avon products is leading on the dow jones after receiving a buyout offer of ten billion dollars from corporator although it did rejects that offer. to move on in europe the closing of monday's session of first session a new quarter was very positive for the for gaining almost two percent of x. one point six percent as you can see there that's despite euro zone unemployment figures rising to a new high of ten point eight percent on the commodities markets and manufacturers since they are some of the biggest consumers of gasoline and oil products in the u.s. they are propelling oil prices higher more than two dollars of gains for both light sweet brant coming off six week lows by the way and this is also helping the russian ruble at the end of monday's session which were if you hours ago actually
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to gain against the greenback and the united european currency whereas the euro is losing versus what all this out on the road. in russia there was a reversal of virtue raid at the very end of the session there with the managing to close some gains of around one third of a percent on the my side some of the interesting stocks preferred shares of ross telecom they were up five and a half percent this take a look at those stock movers on the i say it's on rumors that the company might exchange them for ordinary shares what them all buy them out so therefore we're seeing these huge gains and you said the airline was down after the air crash and. bt b. is up two percent so some of the biggest gains among those ships. also russian energy major t m k d p is poised to invest seven billion dollars to produce nontraditional gas in ukraine the country seeking to attract investments exploited shale gas reserves which were once used as an alternative to russian gas which he
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has been long complaining about since it thinks the prices are just too hot that's all for now join my colleague katie pilbeam she'll be here at eight twenty moscow time on tuesday the headlines are next on that say good bye from. the.


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