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hard lines on our team captain in custody a flotilla stuck at a port that's how the mission of gaza bound vessels and it in greece before it departed from the blockade it all played. activists onboard 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 question as to use a shield a convicted of world war two criminal. and takes on the glamour and excitement to make sense for the stars at moscow's international film festival for the movie the way snapshots of the top prize to take home to spain.
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just after eleven pm here in the russian capital you're watching r.t. thanks for joining us now greece has banned a flotilla from leaving its ports and arrested one of the captains the ships carrying humanitarian aid to gaza planned to complete a similar failed turkish mission to palestine last may well campaigners on board have suggested the greek government gave in to pressure from the u.s. and israel. has more from tel aviv. there has been no explanation given by athens as to why this preventing these ships from sailing form its ports distant to gaza justice today friday one of the ships called the duty on a set sail it was in the waters for some fifteen to twenty minutes before the greek coast guard stopped it and diverted it to a military dockyard now athens is not quiet about this and has come on record as saying that no ships distant from gaza would even sports and not a correspondent on board one of the ships that has been seized explained that greece is acting in violation of international law. cannot or will not give
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up there are twelve members of european and other national parliaments among the free gaza activists and they're trying to pull strings to force their governments to try and influence greece's decision to block their ships in their harbors are lawyers 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 three relieving 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 participated in the free gaza flotilla are harmless most are elderly many over sixty and even seventy well let's go to that has been dubbed the freedom flotilla two and it's been in the planning for at least two years since that first fatality and last year that came at the end of may and it ended in disaster with nine turkish citizens being killed on board one of the ships not activists or pains to prevent this from happening again they've made a point of saying that their whole attempt to bring humanitarian supplies to gaza
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is a non violent mission at the same time the israeli authorities have been a pains to also try and prevent this from happening activists around the world have been accusing the united states and israel of putting pressure on athens particularly when it's seeking economic balance we spoke to one such activist adam shapiro is you know is really you know already starting to put a lot we know we saw we heard. prime minister netanyahu comments yesterday he made where he thanked. prime minister problem for basically doing israel's work for it and what we know behind the scenes that israel has been putting as well as the united states have been putting a ton of pressure on the greek government the greek government is having a very weak position because of its economic problems a very popular government and it. can certainly appreciate your 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 the
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activists themselves are in a number of different positions some of them are out at sea some of them have already been arrested and are being detained we are hearing that they do plan a number of demonstrations in athens to call on the greek government to explain to give and the just an explanation as to why this preventing these ships from sailing we've also been hearing reports of sabotage there were reports of an irish missile that at this moment is intent to seize was sabotaged by israeli divers who worked on the ground to prevent their engines from working obvious way the 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 fertility going. well there is more exclusive coverage of the flotilla for you and that includes a regular marketplace in our own correspondent of one of the popes taking part but you can find that and more on our website r t v dot com. and coming up parties
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resident takes to the streets of new york to ask whether people think social networking is a gift or a curse. people put anything on their young girls young kids you know home addresses and everything like that 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's actually 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. germany is shielding and the tourists nazi war criminal convicted and jailed for murdering dozens of people class cattle father was serving a life sentence in the netherlands 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. in the close carol for volunteered
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for the nazis in world war two he should victims before killing the. concentration camp in the netherlands where frank was held to have been systematically beefed up people in the night they have to dig their own graves and she was part of the firing squad which shot them. a dutch court jailed for off to the war for twenty two murders he's suspected of many more but in one nine hundred fifty two he escaped to germany which lets him go and gave full german citizenship he was basically sure did are protected from extradition in the netherlands has applied time of the time to have returned to serve his sentence the germany doesn't extradite its citizens no matter how horrific the crime this is the man who ruled
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for a book can stay free yet he hates the german law which he has to enforce and across . and prosecutors like criminals. see no difference. and the killers. and the other person in germany never land this criminal this. family was murdered in the second world war by the dutch sis he confronted farber and asked him if he had any remorse for the responded with sneers and more corey that was four years ago neighbors say farber's know how spell and and 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 a second of this you know had never felt sorry for these these deeds if you go to
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munich to talk to me just ignorant 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 a ball you know why didn't you put your fairy last real cruel not since where he belongs germany convicted ukrainian american. 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 the. german national there for. 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
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a message for. the dutch making a 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 westerbork the new bushell art see him go start. and on the way for you some ladies you wouldn't want to mess with. go 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 course super women. 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 far when the suspects refused to surrender well officials say that up to
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a dozen armed militants escaped and are thought to have fled into nearby dense forests well the areas been sealed off with additional security troops closing in on the assailants russia's caucus's is seeing a spike in violence activity with a number of terror attacks going up by a third in the last few months special operations by government forces have seen over two hundred militants killed this year. and now let's check some other world news in brief this hour thousand said taken to the tripoli to voice their support for the libyan leader's defiance of nato bombings in a recorded audio message colonel gadhafi threatened attacks on the bench the coalition air strikes meanwhile the african union is calling on the member states to disregard the arrest warrant issued by the international criminal court against gadhafi but the e.u. says charges complicate efforts to find solutions to the libyan crisis.
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the syrian president has sacked a key official after friday's anti regime demonstrations which are believed to have been the biggest yet president bashar al assad has signed a decree removing the governor of the subsoil 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 authoritarian rule activists say. the government crackdown which began in mid march has claimed almost fifteen hundred lives. and at least thirteen members of the family died when a roadside bomb struck at their minibus in southern afghanistan the group including two children were thought to be afghan refugees returning from pakistan in the volatile border area roadside bombs planted by taliban led 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. police in
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a bar frame have fired tear gas at hundreds of anti-government protesters did nelson peace talks between the sunni led government and the opposition according to reports the dialogue follows a violent protest that claimed over thirty lives the shia community involved brain claims it's discriminated against by the sunni majority thousands participated in nationwide demonstrations demanding a fair representation. now leon panetta has been sworn in as the new u.s. defense secretary replacing robert gates what held the position 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 contributor 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 in russian federation it is robert gates the outgoing secretary of
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defense who personalizes the cold war at its peak robert gates was anything but controversial and he has garnered full respect all across the board during his valedictory exit tour from of ghana stand 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 overreach all across the globe and somehow i have a hunch that in his upcoming memoirs robert gates will explain his one unfinished dream that is to finish the job keep initiated in his previous capacity as the cia chief when he opened up a pound or a box of extremism in pakistan and in afghanistan only to be called
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back to duty almost thirty years later to eradicate the evidence which he's so carefully rared and groomed in his previous capacity as the cia chief as social media gives everyone a chance to play their part of any story it's been a communications revolution and grudging a mass uprising in some countries and cost of controversy and others with the perceived the lack of censorship artie's a resident in new york at the sidewalks to ask what people there think of the social networking seem. 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
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looking a guy on facebook once and by mistake instead of writing his name and the such i put as my status that was all could i knew how many of these things very quickly i think everybody to really see did you learn your lesson yet people just pretty thing on their young girls young kids you know home addresses and everything like that i got a nice always you know open approach is a house no address 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's that's that's 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's that's the new cool yet there's a shift in our culture going on about the battle 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
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a giant high school yeah i would say yes we are all it's just a big giant oh ok it's cool 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 a 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 that are nots and i think they 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 does. russia's caucasus region is known for its outstanding male wrestlers but now the
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local women are hot on their heels pumping iron in the gym and testing their limits to the max and the art of arm wrestling well some of these ladies have become a force to be reckoned with and as artie's muddied a question of a finds out they are determined to become international stars. there is little clue as to why this quite corner of russia and 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. i'll be no cell 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 waning footsteps i've been as biggest concern though is that this poor doesn't get the recognition she feels it deserves
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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 if the sport was made part of their limpy games bringing more tension and financing competitive organized matches began in california in nineteen fifty two and soon gained real popularity on wrestling as 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 if i did something quite so. that has a chance of winning right now i'm going to check it out myself. so it's thirty. standing hours of the gym being as trainee louise she
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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 stall but i can't live without it and they 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 snuggles in almost all types of wrestling and with girls hands seemingly determined to break the stereotypes we could soon see more and more high hills making their way into the wrestling and arenas. the republic of north the sas here. now we have more for you on our website that's r.t. dot com go online for updates on all our stories new videos and much more and we're also covering the fifteenth exotic car show with moscow where we're at at black
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eads fast and furious at the annual motoring event has opened its doors to the public. and also online for you a bengal tiger cub has become the main attraction at a zoo in russia's world and he even has his own twitter page. the star studded 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 glamour. this year's winner of the coveted golden george award is the movie the waves directed by alberto maya's it's a spanish movie the second year in a row that a spanish language movie has won the top prize here at the moscow international
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film festival last year it was the turn of a man also brothers this year though it's going to the waves a movie set and that kid against the backdrop of the spanish civil war it's not the only prize that movies picks up carlos out of it is also taken the best x. a prize at this year's festival so two awards 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 skee award for acting excellence i mean immensely on it you know the name stanley saskia obviously to our costs are sacked as she is of it and the enormous import the united states if
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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 thriller the deaths in which dame helen mirren actually stars. the director joan manson though you may know him from his movie shakespeare in love as well as captain corelli's mandolin he was. due to
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soak up the atmosphere for the first time you were saying at the mosco 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. festival go into 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 dress 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 lovely lovely lady well it's not just on the mcdonald 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 now despite a great fight in the wimbledon final russian tennis star body shop of not have won
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the cup this year but she's still an inspiration for an entire generation of young players well tennis is the twenty four year old player's greatest passion and she attracts worldwide attention for a striking looks as much as her sporting prowess. and has been a looking into the secret of sharapova success. that was. part of the russians call it big tennis to distinguish it from ping pong much to the amusement of foreigners but now russia's racket wielding darling has made it to the biggest tennis tournament of the more since her win at wimbledon in two thousand and four maria mania has turned sharapova into a star off the court as well on beaches and catwalks she's joined the hall of fame with jaw dropping russian tennis woman 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 thought like i just kind of got in my zone so we
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went down to one of moscow's toughest young tennis tournaments the club here claims to be the home of tomorrow's stuff players so what do these young russians think of their compatriots example that. i think she's very positive and not everyone could have such patients patience is very important in tennis. i've always liked her even when i was very young i started playing because i wanted to be like her and now people are telling me i'm playing like her but i have no idea what i find very strong inspiration from her 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 over. that grant or screen or whatever it is we decided to send some of russia's future granting talent can make compete.
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because one of the stars this club has turned out is catarina pulled up she was ranked eightieth in world under eighteen ranking. but she forged her career in russian children out of has been in america since she was seven doesn't that lessen her inspirational appeal oh she's so russian she is russian what else do you need to do. to keep working harder 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 practicing driven on by heroes like maria sharapova oh maybe because i haven't mastered the all important grown. up. well tom barton there
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with more of a squeak and then a grunt shortly coming up your way world press photo winner jody bieber reveals the secrets of her success in our spotlight program but first our main stories in brief and that's coming in a few moments. if. you .
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feel. the limits to just say if you eat to sleep. six a. period. if. i am a. few.


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