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beasts of which bryson if you. come from feinstein question. who is friends constantine dot com. tonight the first human observer team arrives in syria to oversee the troubled truce but damascus says it must coordinate monitors movements to keep them safe. the man who bombed and shot seventy seven innocent people says he did it in self defense day one of anders frederick's trial his him say he was protecting his country from muslims. and his pole position for russian all giant russ neff visit teams up with america's exxon mobile to tap the trenches under the arctic sea .
hello this is r t it's eight o'clock now here in moscow my name is kevin our top story is the first human observers touched down in syria the government to allow the men restricted access to monitor the fragile cease fire from ask who says it can't guarantee the monitors safety though unless every steps toward native with the authorities the opposition claims it's still under attack and the government vows to crack down on what he calls terrorists i was on a boy who was in damascus for. call waiting to be reborn for serious orthodox christians the meaning of easter was all the more poignant this year as they contemplated the sacrifices of the last few months. with death and suffering across the country many sought refuge in prayer hoping that peace could be resurrected i guess city and prays for these despite isolated clashes the
coffee and brokered cease fire has answered its fate they have made the arrival of the unit servers a lasting peace may now have the best chance in months still as these analysts points out the united is may need to learn from the experience of their arab league counterparts as mission in january failed to stop the bloodshed in the eyes of both the government and the opposition un mission is more professional more credible it will be made up of the observers of particular countries with their own agendas and their perceived neutrality or the lack of it could make or break the mission the rapid deployment of monitors is in the interest of the assad government and has argued is the only way to ensure the compliance of both sides the ceasefire now that they have servers are on the ground you know officials have made it clear they expect the syrian authorities to take further steps to uphold it we are worried about the operational deployment of heavy armor. population
centers they don't belong. they didn't belong there in the first place they don't belong there and we are working with the government. the opposition for a full cessation of violence in all its forms. with claims and counterclaims of violence by both sides the u.n. monitors will sure wrestled with the challenges ahead but at least they have syrians cheering him on the honor of his shop just ordered another batch of these t. shirts popular wrestling slogan in syria it is now taking on a whole new meaning for thousands killed because they can see it rising he is a tall order in the here is many syrians agreed that having impartial international observers on the ground may be the first step in that direction. artsy damascus
syria the un's also calling on the syrian government to show restraint on the opposition to fully cooperate with the truce but middle east experts say getting a positive reaction from the rebels could prove a problem the syrian government is responsible as a government to the united nations and international community. but on. command and. respect. ok. and any operation. that any operation has been made by. in this case has to. this is for the respective. the first day of the trial of soul can first norwegian killer and his brother
exalted performer right salute smirk at survivors in court and we put his own propaganda video he admits killing seventy seven people in a bomb attack on a government building and a shooting rampage at a youth camp last summer but he denies criminality insisting it was self-defense to protect norway from muslims and sort of last have a guard is the president of the danish free press is society's joining us on the line now from copenhagen lars very good to see thanks for taking the time with us tonight this is getting such a lot of media attention of course hundreds of journalists not only from norway but around the world are covering graphics trial he's effectively getting what he wanted though isn't it a platform for his far right extremist ideas judging by what we saw today should this be a public trial do you think. well i think that is inevitable but i think to give a problem here. the question is is mr brady even sane enough to stand
trial. as you may recall to psychiatry's from the way. well the regarded psychologists declared him insane legally insane in other words not a man you can you can convict in a court of law or call a man who belongs in an insane asylum. and the strange thing was then that the court decided to have a second opinion on this which is rather unusual and. beyond that even the prime minister of norway mr stoltenberg. came up and said that hugh he certainly would like it if if the if the court decided that he was sane it seems to me that in a in a country that respects the law in order you should first determine whether or not mr bray because even if it is crazy or saying enough to stand trial. and that's the problem i guess we're going to know more tomorrow or the ball the psychiatrist will
the psychologist will know more tomorrow when he gives his statement it isn't going to be broadcast but if it will be able to be accessible in print is there a danger it might still end up in spying other attacks after hearing what he's got to say. i don't think so i frankly speaking can't think so i think this is a one off. i don't consider this my answer be to be. the saints head i mean you have to remember that the mr gravy. mr brady. declares himself the pete king secrets of the second you know the crusader was on which i'm king from the early twentieth century and now he claims to be his his successor he's also come up with all kinds of crazy ideas that seem to indicate that he is not well in his head so i don't think that people will emulate
his actions when the bigger picture here scandinavia especially sweden or with pretty liberal countries. he claims he's attacked his way of protect protecting norway has been taken over by muslims so much attention is there in scandinavia over immigration is it a big problem. oh i think there's more tension that. people would like. and certainly more tension that is than is a growth factor by the media. it's somewhat subdued because in norway and sweden not so much in denmark people are increasingly afraid of talking about their fears and their fears for the future which is not a healthy situation it's far better that people can come out and say that i think this whole battle what can we do about immigration what can we do your part in suppression but that sort of debate seems to be subdued in norway and in sweden and
that is unhealthy. so i would very much hope that people would loosen up and talk about real issues instead of instead of pretending they don't exist ok i think that was a much bigger program was that he got there president of the danish free press society could if he thought thanks for having coming up with r.t. how to take the spoils of the art to go a lot of the business of that how russia is because all for the american flags and more will be digging in the potential rich reserves of the sea got more on that coming in about ten minutes on. all the day's big stories next by the russian president's release to political prisoners one of which is a former presidential candidate alexander lukashenko isn't expected move follows pressure from the e.u. has been highly critical of the regime after a harsh crackdown on the opposition two years ago look serious rescue reports. q if any had expected such move from the man often described as europe's last dictator
the leader of the bellows now former presidential candidate under the sun you can find his close counterpart. among a dozen opposition figures arrested in december twenty town following the presidential election accused of instigating massive street protests that was certainly a very serious crackdown on the opposition with all of those so so many people arrested and being sentenced to prison terms of the signing and sentenced to five and two years in prison respectively now both of them have been set free on a presidential pardon they have reconvened with their families and came out with statements saying that they could never believe that their plea to be set free would be met by sounded a little strangled now the political analysts in belarus are trying to determine the reasons behind this move while the other. political prisoners still remain in prisons in behind bars in brother was and their fate remains pretty much unclear at
the moment this also being a reaction from the european union from the highest representative and international affairs and security catherine ashton who said that releasing these two prisoners is definitely a right move to improve relations between brussels and minsk and she demanded that the whole of the political prisoners must be set free as well definitely the chinese between brussels and means have been very much strains after the events and in december twentieth and the presidential election and the crackdown on the opposition in fact has a whole diplomatic missions to do the european union left immediately all twenty seven passengers then the european union imposed sanctions umbrella was namely more than two hundred state officials and businessmen are still brought here with it from traveling to the european union countries as well as several companies are blacklisted from trade with the european union there have been talks of tougher sanctions to come within the next several weeks so the possibility that the two.
possible sanctions and the release of the prisoners are connected cannot be ruled out by many experts. let's hear jet ski reporting for us thousands of american filipino troops have begun annual military exercises need to speak to south china sea waters tension between the philippines and china has been escalating there for the past fortnight demonstrators gathered outside the american embassy in manila in protest of the war games taking university deputy principal junction in says the u.s. only has its own moves in mind in the region there are many filipino students and doctors concerned. working represent us playing a big brother role in politics and you know there are many things we're concerned becoming. you know national interest to us interests so i think that if these protests are a sign of a lot of discomfort with the traditional filipino over reliance upon the u.s. military not some american ships have gone back and forth over the pacific owned it
and it's especially a treat i think a lot of it is inertia and the fact that for a long time america has been running this as a fish and now it's not so used to go. to other powers but i think for the future of world peace i think in the future america will need to start negotiating we try to create a framework to share it. trying to see we invite you to explore stories deeper online at r.t. dot com couple stories online tonight amongst the very many we thought you might be interested in an israeli soldier throws a knockout punch with his right for the day of it's fun i want to pull this about and catch up with more footage of our teeth. also north korea keeps one of these alleged nuclear program but celebrates the seventeen year of its first leaders of the earth with a bang as we take a picture as this is the sparks fly on our web site.
the european court of human rights has ruled that the massacre of twenty thousand polish soldiers in russia in one hundred forty one was a war crime but it stopped short of forcing russia to reopen the case into the khatib atrocity of the poland says it will appeal the polish soldiers were killed seventy years ago by soviet troops on the starlings orders in western russia for decades the soviet leadership insisted it was the work of nazi forces only twenty years ago russia revealed who was really behind the tragedy and launched an investigation the massacre caused a strain in russian poland relations for a long time. from the european courts moscow office says polish concerns are understandable and the russians it's part of the full i can see that this is this is and this balanced the court took into account the arguments put forward by the russian government russian for your initial stretches east occasionally. actually it was the soviet union and the british citizens can see the
investigation was good for. the given. information about the freight of the relatives reach the said be it in one hundred fortieth it's completely understandable from the point of view of god from the legal point of view the russian federation didn't. investigate the case from the very beginning it was started actually on the ethical grounds and this is important . if you say exposing the world's darkest secrets is no surprise top sound was revealing even more he'll be grilling this intense and opinion makers in his interview show that their views on this perry channel r.t. tomorrow tuesday put. the questions about his much anticipated program and his guests. he's doing this on the enemy combatant traitor
getting into bed with him from you know the kremlin and. interviewing. terrible radicals or whatever but i think that's the sort of it's a pretty trivial kind of attack on character when you were choosing the guests what were your criteria. for the single biggest criterion since they would come up short so those are. people who normally don't get what it was could any of think yes that you have got do you think a pair on a mainstream t.v. network some could some couldn't and some have. quite a few haven't. what is fair to say is that the majority of what they have said to me could not say well the mainstream thinking at work that is not is because of substance of the networks and because my style of interaction as someone who has been interviewed by the media many many times i understand the
thoughts. in that format and so i wanted something but. the thought of the depth of misinformation that they had so a way of. pulling out their story about this situation from their own perspective from up to something that would be it's not for me it's not worth. dealing with me . i understand that they're not dealing with. you and with somebody who's very high. with your situation so they can speak to a degree i think because they are. true and. it's true which it. says he's talking as for. the united states. illegally. hundred days
being detained without charge but doesn't feel. you can change the world. well we've got. just before in about ten minutes time and i hope you can make sure you're here for the premiere of the world tomorrow on choose at eleven thirty g.m.t. on this station we'll also be broadcasting it throughout the day as well. afghanistan's president says sunday's attack showed an intelligence failure on part of local and nato forces kabul for eighteen hours a fierce fighting of the taliban militants launched an all day she broke water made it to seoul from the capital most targets were in kabul diplomatic quarter with western embassies and government buildings coming under fire thirty six militants were killed but eight police officers and three civilians also lost their lives the taliban said the onslaught was retaliation for american troops killing civilians
and burning copies of the qur'an but it depends blogger stephen leatherman told me he believes the instability is the u.s. interests. i think america a lot of disparate groups we'd always be absolutes were to go to war i don't view the korean burnings your reading of the koreans the massacre and you. know why you were salty of course i'm a grown up to twenty eight special forces. seventeen at this school in regency illusion i don't think this everybody chants i think the lyrical one bit because the one thing of peter's when they receive a wreck when they reach in live video wage here or even know whether it's in their ear or spirit and yes the possibility you create peace in syria no possibility of peace and stability wreaking you know evidence would be very good as imperial
adjourned depends on violence instability. for the noose around the world few no brief for shiite muslim farmers and just north of the iraqi capital in what appears to be a think tarion attack two carloads of gunmen opened fire while the men were working in an orchard violence is decreased in iraq but sunni militants still launch attacks to challenge the country's shia led government. military leaders in the west african state of going to be south of announced a national transitional council now after a meeting with political parties soldiers wrestle control from the nation's interim government four days ago over plans to reduce the size of the country's influential army who is a big comedy getting pushed out and said one of the president's back in one nine hundred seventy four. mollies interim president says he's ready to open talks with the rebels an islamist occupying the north but he insisted armed groups among them must leave mali has been divided since rebels declared an independent homeland this month after
a military coup the soldiers of the uprising played the government's not provided enough weapons to fight the insurgency. three of egypt's leading presidential hopefuls will appeal the ban from next month poll election committee by the most half of the candidates from standing including the muslim brotherhood's main contender prompting now the threat of mass demonstrations they have certain till egypt could compromise its u.s. relations too as you can report for taking. egypt is changing dramatically washington policies are not for the last thirty years the u.s. has sent an annual aid package to the egyptian military this year it's one point three billion dollars it is absolutely essential that we do what we can to preserve a close scrutiny egypt relationship with egypt because egypt is being major player in the region the egyptian military has been widely accused of cracking down on peaceful protesters and egyptians want to put an end to the overreaching power of
their military but that seems to have had no in fact on washington's decision to keep going with business as usual with the injured business as usual ceased to be a reality almost a decade ago unfortunately our leadership in the white house and in the state department have not caught up with that reality the new reality is it is not business as usual we are not buying loyalty but not even the egyptian military's loyalty may be enough to secure business as usual between washington and cairo the muslim brotherhood is the ruling power in egypt's parliament now and their candidate could well when presidential election in may the brotherhood has declared israel america's closest ally in the region enemy number one we will not be able to afford and put in jail for example on the borders of egypt that is not acceptable by the egyptian people but most recently
a delegation from the muslim brotherhood has made a trip to washington and flip flopped on some of their harsh statements this time the brotherhood lawmakers said they were not planning on breaking the peace agreement with israel signed at the end of the nineteen seventies in light of the mixed messages that keep changing daily some wonder whether there is any guarantee that egyptian military power bolstered by u.s. taxpayer dollars and weapons. will not one day get israel the fact that they have to send the go delegation. washington shows you that what they are trying to hide is not very charming we're talking about american taxpayer dollars being used to fund what may well be a government in egypt which is vitriolically america washington seems to be holding on to the old policy of offering egyptian leaders incentives in exchange for favors
and well loyalty but will their model work with the new democratic egypt which may soon be ruled by their also capitalized fraley and anti-american rhetoric and it's like our reporting from washington r.t. . as catch up on a developing story this afternoon and danielle now i don't know the business to. finally go to part of the bring except for the dates of the last couple of. america's exxon mobil's the sun the wide ranging development deal with russia's top producer the agreement will grow projects in north america. in return the u.s. for mortgage interest in russia's far north for more on job. throws in effect for this major deal one of negotiations taking so long. well several factors involved here don you well first of all we are talking about a tight oil and shale gas this is very of course difficult to extract we're talking about conditions of the arctic ocean we're talking about subzero temperatures it's
of course very difficult to do this kind of extraction and russia lacks the know how so for a long time it was looking for a barge that then again it had to leave the a bride at the old stuff when it comes to the deal between rosneft and b.p. its previous partner because of legal legal boundaries and so it's a legal conditions when they came to understand that basically is agreement with b.p. was contradicting already existing agreements with t n a b and third the third factor involved is opposed the amount of money and investment which is required in these a very difficult project yes sounds complicated indeed miter how much money are we talking about. well initially this investment is valued at around three point two billion dollars now both companies admit that this could go up ten fold to tens of billions of dollars of investment but in the end of course russia needed to provide
some kind of attractive in boy i meant in order to attract companies to go out with ross snap and they did so last week we just heard about an easing a tax regime for companies involved in extraction we're talking about an exemption all the export tax we're talking about a reduction of the mineral extraction tax and therefore exon which has been calling for reduction of taxes has agreed to jump in this bandwagon and we're talking about five hundred billion dollars worth of investment coming in the next thirty years where at least prime minister puts in sandy's nice to see those kind of numbers all right to reach middle income rose in the fourth quarter is next to the crimean thank you very much indeed. you know where that's all we. got time for overcoats one for the markets have we let's have a quick look at the markets if we could get them up now so the bell jones' nerves don't really mix this following on from last week comes off the citi group called one profits estimate boosting the dow crude for you to check that now it slid into
the red after the saudi oil minister said he's working to cut global crises and the footsie which has gone under fifty seven hundred but remains higher for the day mobile make a nokia's rating has been cut to one level above junk those its collapse continues on the exchange rates the single currency is just going up against the greenback as investors door just new spain's boring course hit record highs and the r.t.s. ended on another downer today chinese weak g.d.p. figures raised fears from russia and we got time to have a look at the storks individual share movers on the noise six so try to make a come out drove up after twenty eleven that's accelerated by russian accounting standards both from tighten it flew off after posting a big jump in net for last year was crushed after russia's first hit the premier just said its privatization could be postponed to next year and europe today more
stories on our website or to dot com slash business soul has got time for you daniel at the business here for of course with all the breaking headlines thanks very much share culture with bit later on a big week as a sign of yours as well on our t.v. in a few minutes world renowned was a blood talks to us about his interview shows debut on this channel that's coming up after a recap of our top stories with me kevin of into night. develop
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