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"crimea" Discussed on The Economist: The Intelligence
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"crimea" Discussed on The Economist: The Intelligence
"In the earliest days of america's manned space program ace pilot mary wallace. Wally funk was acing all her in the privately funded women in space initiative but in nineteen sixty one. That scheme was cancelled. Neither she nor any of the so-called mercury thirteen women went to space last month though. Wally funk did go to space just aboard a sub orbital flight by blue origin. The four of us. We had a great time. It was it was wonderful. I wanna go again. Fast of the nearly six hundred people to have broken free of their earthly bonds. Only sixty seven have been women and there's more to it than just historical inequalities as female astronauts on able to fly as much as their male colleagues will never loads of reasons for this. Joe linus rights for the economist. Many of them are the same as the barriers hold women. Back in terrestrial professions. The space comes with some particular hurdles. One of them is the impact of spice troppo house on the human body. And what do you mean by that. What are those impact. Well when they're in space astronauts were exposed to a complex radiation environment and there are two main sources huge explosions could solar flares take place on the surface of the sun and they release massive amounts of radiation and then the russo galactic cosmic rays. These are high energy owns of in strips of electrons as they travel across solar systems close to the speed of light. These were big. Problem is highly penetrating and can't easily be stopped by shooting. This radiation can have a very nice effect on the body. Raising the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease can cause damage to the central nervous system which can lead to things like cognitive impairments. Memory problems on earth. We're potato by magnetic field which stretches around our planner and this does a pretty good job of protecting us from the radiation in space that makes sense but why then should the rules be any different for women for men but it's hard to study the effects of space radiation on the border so when deciding on how to crate radiation limits for their astronauts nassar of largely relied on a study that follows survivors of the atomic bomb was dropped on japan. In this echoed wall this has led them to believe. The women are a higher risk of developing radiation induced concert. Men partly because they tend to live longer and also because they can be more susceptible to certain cancers such as breast and thyroid based on this nassir of imposed a career limit for radiation exposure which aims to keep the chance of developing radiation induced. Fatal cancer two three percent above that nostrils and so how much exposure does that amount to in practice is where it's out on an individual basis. It would mean a thirty year. Old female would be limited exposure equivalent around one hundred. Nine hundred millisieverts knots. Compared to a fifty five year old man who could have roughly doubled up. Background radiation varies but for context and average american is exposed to around three or four millisieverts again and One hundred ninety day trip to the international space station could have anywhere between fifty and one hundred twenty millisieverts. They ceiling means a female ninety. Fly around half of the number of missions that mankind but some scientists say that there was actually no evidence for significant gender difference in radiation exposure and the associated risk of cancer. And these numbers. These limits are what america's space agency work to. Is that how it works for other countries. Well other space agencies such as the european russian bodies they don't have these differences. They have a single linnet set for all of our astronauts regardless of age agenda on the push for more diversity in his latest recruitment drive european space agency has emphasized women and applicants with disabilities applying to become astronauts so nasa have proposed a new flat radiation limit for all of our astronauts which would have around six hundred million voters. This would bring it in line with most of the other major space agencies. I'm would make gender less of a factor when deciding who gets to go on missions. So do you think all told with these amendments to the rules and more explicit pushes for diversity that will start to see more of it in space missions. We're hopefully yes. We will nassir of already released plans to put the first woman on the moon as part of their automated program. The new rules will cause a few problems when nasa another space agency start looking further afield. Us national academies of sciences engineering and medicine believe a trip to mars would exceed the limit one hundred and fifty percent they have proposed.
Black Sea Drills Showcase Strong NATO-Ukraine Defense Ties
"You clean and NATO have wrapped up two weeks of joint drills in the Black Sea the sea breeze twenty twenty one maneuvers involved about thirty warships and forty aircraft from NATO members and Ukraine and included some target practice the Russian military conducted a series of parallel drills with warplanes practicing bombing runs commander John D. John at the USS Ross they're exercising their right to operate in international waters just as we are exercising our right it all followed a confrontation between Russian military forces and a British destroyer off Crimea last month no one nation can claim the Black Sea for any international body one of those bodies of water belong to the international community and we're committed to ensure that all nations have access to international waterways I'm Ben Thomas
Only Wines Made in Russia Can Be Called Champagne Under New Law
"Producers have halted deliveries to Russia after a new law came into effect on the naming of sparkling wine. Oh, no, You didn't Julia Chapman has more on only Russian produced bubbly that can be called champagne due to a new law signed by Vladimir ER. International winemakers exporting to Russia will now be obligated to label their bubbly as sparkling wine. Hennessy, which produces Mo and Shandong Champagne has already agreed to change its labels. Since Crimea related sanctions came into effect in 2014, Russia, stopped importing many items previously acquired from Europe to the A. Chapman. Moscow I am actually surprised that Moet said. They're changing it. They would change it to sparkling wine method. Champagne wa Is What you have to put on according to French law, If you have anything other than champagne from the champagne region, maybe they
World Leaders Can't Agree on How to Handle Today's Russia
"Thirty two countries more than five thousand troops land sea and air yesterday. The annual joint military exercises in the black sea known as seabreeze began. This year's are the broadest yet. it's been going. Since nineteen ninety-seven coordinating american forces with those of regional. Nato allies bulgaria romania and turkey in see also bordered by russia and ukraine. The exercises come a busy time both militarily and diplomatically tensions have escalated between russia and the united kingdom on the seas off the coast of crimea. Line if you don't look i'll give me hora. We kiss up six zero. We will continue to in last week. Russian and british forces crossed paths in the sea and the details are disputed. The encounter clearly rattled nerves yesterday. Russia's president vladimir putin met virtually with his chinese counterpart xi jinping just twelve days. After mr putin met with president joe biden. Germany and france have also expressed interest in an e. u. summit with mr putin and uncertain rebalancing appears to be going on here strategic split between keeping dialogue with mr putin open and keeping him at arm's length. I think we've lived for a long time. In the era where western politicians has in a way been on a different wavelength when it comes to hard power or cauda. Ostrovsky is economists russia editor. Last week we had a british warship. Hms defender challenge russia's claim to the voices off the crimean peninsula crimea of course being the ukrainian territory that russia invaded an extant continues to occupy since two thousand fourteen
Report: Classified UK defense papers found at bus stop
"Extremely sensitive defense documents about the British ministry have been found at a bus stop in England's the top secret papers included details on a possible U. K. military presence in Afghanistan as well as predictions on potential Russian reactions to a British ship in waters off Crimea an anonymous member of the public contacted British Brokaw said the B. B. C. when they found the approximately fifty page document in the smoky heat behind a bus stop in cans southeast of London the ministry of defense said an employee had reported the loss of the documents last week the department also said it takes security of information extremely seriously and has launched an investigation Karen Thomas London
EU Rejects Merkel-Macron Call for Leaders’ Talks With Putin
"Called by Germany and France to renew direct contacts with the Russian President Vladimir Putin, which were broken off when Russia annexed Crimea. Some some EU members, particularly East European states, warned against giving Moscow any concessions at a time of worsening relations. Gibraltar has voted
Russian military forces U.K. destroyer from Black Sea waters near Crimea
"Is ABC News. Russia's military says one of its warships fired warning shots had a British destroyer to keep it away from Russian waters near Crimea. It says a plane dropped some bombs to boot. The first time since the Cold War that Russia has admitted to using live rounds to fire
Kremlin Tempers Expectations for Putin-Biden Summit in June
"The Kremlin's seeking to temper expectations for next month's summit between Russian president Vladimir Putin I'm president Joe Biden in Geneva Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov warns against anticipating of research after the June sixteen summit emphasizing the differences between Moscow and Washington run too deep Peskov adds it hauled to expect that it would be possible to reach understanding on disagreements join just one meeting Russia's ties with the US and its allies have sunk to post Cold War lows of the rushes twenty fourteen an extension of Ukraine's Crimea it's support for separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine Moscow's interference with election I'm very S. hacking attacks I'm Charles de Ledesma
"crimea" Discussed on 600 WREC
"When it claimed Crimea America is listening to Fox views. It's four Oh, three. If use Radio 1055 w we are see the final decision on resuming use of the Johnson and Johnson Covert vaccine could come this week. That's the word from Dr Anthony Fauci. In the meantime, covert vaccinations continue using the Fizer and Moderna vaccines. State health officer Dr Scott Harris says FEMA is helping bring a new mass vaccination site to best summer. Certainly that part of the county heads of vaccinations, but probably not as much as some other parts of Jefferson County. So we think it's a good location. We think it will serve a lot of people that may have been, you know, somewhat distant from where they could get vaccinated. Previous That sided watermark Place opens tomorrow. Certain child behaviors, the focus of new research at the University of Alabama, the university is testing a new treatment. This is for Children ages. 6 to 11 years old families could be paid up to $300 to participate. It's called facial Effect, Sensitivity training, and it's for Children with low empathy, no concern for others, no remorse and no fear punishment. This is an intervention, which is sort of like a video game. The child responds to pictures of Facial Express. Sins they see on a computer screen. The child earns points for correct responses and those count towards prizes. Dr. Bradley right, telling W. BRC If I'm frightening somebody that's important for me to know so I can change my behavior right and not scare them anymore. As they perform better they can earn rewards. So it's a way to basically tune up that system to kind of get them in tune with what other people are feeling. And that's the goal. That study now open to enrollment. I'm Leah Brandon senior centers across Alabama are being allowed to Reopen today for inside activities, covert protocols will remain in place. It's part of Governor Ivy's new State health order, which went into effect earlier this month. I'm Jim Charity. You're next news at 4 30 coming up. It's more Sean Hannity on his radio 1055 w E. R. C. Who thistles, Your new home.
The U.S. Expels Russian Diplomats and Imposes Sanctions
"Abide administration is expelling 10, Russian diplomats and response to cyber attacks and election interference. President Biden is also ordering sanctions against dozens of Russian companies and individuals. The president says the actions are in keeping with this campaign. Promise. My bottom line is this There's an interesting United States to work with Russia. We should, and we will. Russia seeks to violate interest United States We will respond Will always stand in defense of our country, our institutions, our people and our allies. Mind says it is time to de escalate tensions along the border with Ukraine, where Russian troops are amassed. And in occupied Crimea. Russia Sport Ministry says the U. S actions are a serious blow to bilateral relations and will be met with its
US Imposes New Round of Sanctions, Expels 10 Russian Diplomats
"His dish out punishment to Russia for the hacking of several private American companies and government branches as well, maybe sees Mary Bruce reports from Washington D. C. U. S imposing sanctions on dozens of entities and individuals and expelling 10. Russian diplomats from Washington. Biden says the responses in kind but is warning he could doom or I chose to be proportionate. We want a stable, predictable relationship. The U. S. Is also ratcheting up the pressure on Russia's continued occupation of Crimea, and reports Russia offered bounties to militants in Afghanistan to kill American troops. Russian Foreign Ministry called the US his actions unacceptable and is promising. A syriza of retaliatory measures will follow. In the near future, and President
Biden Administration to Impose Tough Sanctions on Russia
"In particular what Washington says were its efforts to disrupt the U. S election. LeBeau DeCecco reports. President Biden had warned that Russia would pay a price for interfering in the U. S presidential election if it was confirmed. Now the U. S. Is expected to sanction several Russian entities and expel a number of officials in retaliation for just that. The sanctions are also a response to other issues such as Moscow's involvement in Crimea. At a cyber attack on the U. S technology firms solar winds, which has been described as the largest and most sophisticated the world has ever seen. Abidin Administration's approach to Moscow stands in sharp contrast to that of his predecessor, Donald Trump. In his first foreign policy speeches, President Mr Biden said that the days of the United States rolling over in the face of Russia's aggressive actions were over. Taiwan's president signed when what Cy Young one has told a visiting delegation of
Biden Issues Ukraine Warning During Call With Russian President Putin
"The us sending a message that russet military buildup near ukraine. Isn't okay the top. Us general in europe appearing before congress while president biden spoke to russia's leader. Get a phone call. Today with russian president vladimir putin president and biden voiced concerns over russia's military buildup in crimea in ukraine's borders in called on russia to deescalate the white house provided details of the phone call that also included discussions on arms control cyber intrusion and election interference. President biden suggested a summit in the coming months in a third country to discuss a full range of issues facing the united states in russia this year at halpern at the white house to. Us worships are due to arrive in the black sea this
Israel Independence War Era Weapons Cache Discovered in Tel Aviv
"The day before yesterday as we record a gardener found underneath a bush at number twenty two cream as street a cache of world war two vintage bullets artillery shells and grenades which ordinance was stowed under a bush three quarters of a century ago by members of the haganah jewish militia to keep british soldiers and centuries from finding it such a hiding place for weapons was called a sleek from the hebrew root some lama couth to make rid of and in the one thousand nine hundred eighty s there were hundreds of maybe thousands all around the country though most of them were dismantled as soon as the brits left palestinian nineteen forty eight. But you know how it is. You put your grenades and your artillery shells in your bulletin a whole under bush in your yard and then you get busy ensure the brits go home but you tell yourself you'll empty the gun whole tomorrow and if it's not one thing it's another before you know it seventy odd years of pass that is just life in the big city so this week. The police bomb squad piloted remote control. Sapper robots under the tree and they exploded some of the grenades shells and bullets. And they neutralize the rest and sent them to the tel aviv. Forensics lab for further investigation. And for those of you wondering and who isn't wondering isaac jacob adolf. Crimea was the french jewish attorney who in eighteen. Forty along with sir. Moses montefiore made the trip to alexandria egypt to plead before Dive mohammed ali for the release of jews arrested in damascus blood. Libel that rocked the jewish world that year and crimea and montefiore secured freedom for nine of the thirteen syrian. Jews accused of killing christians for their blood. The other four having already died while being tortured after that chromium became minister of justice of france under the second republic in eighteen forty eight and he later founded the 'alliance eastern elite universal in paris in eighteen. Sixty one gathers that isaac jacob adolf creamier would probably not himself have hidden guns in tel aviv in nineteen forty eight but he probably would have understood the sentiment and arguably nothing captures the haphazard semi history city of this forever new and yet never really new city. We love so al tel aviv. Alto better than a gardener. Finding an old bag of old bullets and such tucked under a shrub to shield it from the prying eyes of the brits on a street named for a man who one hundred years before that sailed with an english financier to alexandria a city. Just four hundred fifty kilometers. Southwest of tel-aviv. In order to gain the release of wrongly residues in damascus a city just two hundred kilometers northeast of tel
Open Water Swimming with Simon Murie
"Salmon. Really good to have you on the podcast list of all. Tell us how open water swimming began for you. Yes a my mouth. Was i High beau daiva sermon. Her as i was a kid used to cheese tightly diving my father was. He was a surf lifeguard from sydney and the night by came over here to the uk so he had a love of open water swimming and then my mammals. I love swimming in the thames. Eat so although the diving didn't work on may cheese. She posted with take me down the thames muslim holidays in our members sitting on the banks of the thames she'd have a radio times manip- picnic blanket and the radio radio full blasting all day. Sit next still with a couple of comex and would sort of sit there and go swimming in in the thames. Every sort of our next to the fishermen and this was in the nineteen seventies early nineteen eighty s when open water. Swimming was definitely not the sole the trendy thing it is now anyway. Something obviously sold of rubbed off there. So let's say it's down to both my mom and my dad that a soda had they sold of facination and interesting in open water swimming and i think the first significant swim that got my interest was the heliport in turkey which was made famous by lord byron swimming across it who actually swam it in honor of leandra who in greek mythology would swim across the halas bonds with laba hero hero on the european side at a cost of sesto us and she would hold out a torch which would then leander who was on the asian side in a causal obidos with swim across she would hold out the torch they would do their thing and then he later. That would swim back and then one night storm blew and heroes. Torch was extinguished and leander lost. His way and was drowned is body washed up underneath. Assess council and hero seeing his body through us. Help off the call cell and died alongside lander and that was the tragic love story of heroes leander and byron's recreated that swim and with a lieutenant colonel and head was the first person to swim the allison and i remember reading a poem. The byron did and also mining engineer at the time in northern nigeria on the border with nigeria and was remember reading a schoolboy but then i remember being up in this And a long way from any water and thinking was my passion in life really enjoy doing and our member. I loved swimming. And i always enjoy finding most bizarre places to swim and i remember reading that poem from byron and thinking you know what when i turned thirty. That's what i'm gonna do. And so when i did tend to that. That's what i did a win over to northwestern turkey and went to the town of genetically and managed to find pilots and get various permissions anita day military commission because the halas is also known as the dardanelles famous military campaign in world war. One and it's straight across from gallipoli. I needed military permission from the army but also the navy and also permission from the coast guard and the town council. It took me a week to get the permission and find the piler and about just over now to swim it so that token balance of time with hassle and everything and made me think there must be other people out there who want to do these fantastic swims around the world. But don't wanna deal the admin. Don't wanna deal the organization and safety support not was all so that was my love of of motor swimming blossom then but also the idea behind what i do today which swimming track which is taking allowing these fantastic swim. So that's where the idea came from far across a telephone digit. How how many well the nearest point. It's it's just kilometer across from europe to asia but if you're headed out from those castles kill it. The here is one of the council's as which was i- falsify during the dolphin those campaign in world war one. You started out from there. You would quickly be washed out into the mediterranean. So you've got to start off a lot higher up to start off at the town of bat and get pushed down as you swim across. You've moved down with a current toward the mediterranean but also towards the ancient city of troy. And you end up naeway. Troy is and you get washed down so you in effect. You're probably swimming three and a half kilometers but the journey you've got one is about five kilometers per year. Probably doing an effective swim of three and a half kilometers across you to judge a lot of boats and things like that on the way. Well funnily enough the day. I did it back in two thousand a managed to find his pilots and get the commissions and stuff but the pilot doors did site me. You might have the permissions but we still going to be going off at four o'clock in the morning when the coast guard. Don't start. They shifted six so we started very early in the morning and literally i remember waiting off the coast and the pilot just waiting there as quickly looked up and down the hellas. Ponto about anals to see if there's a break in the traffic and when there was a break in the traffic he gave me the signal as all standing on the shoal and basically told me to swim swim. It's a very busy botero. This is the same traffic that goes towards crimea and into the black sea and he stumble says all those boats. They're going through this very narrow waterway. So yes we had to get a move on when we saw break in the traffic having having done this you then. There are other people out there who would like to do this without the hospital organization. So that's really how swim track begun it. Yes i think so. And i i was passionate about going to play season. Sorta discovering them by swimming. I think what i loved also was this idea of arriving at a landmass under your own steam and looking back and seeing wave arrived from so to speak. I think arriving somewhere. And you've powered yourself. There makes you appreciate somewhere in a way. The somebody say who's arrived by ferry or by bokang possibly do it similar to say hiking up snowdon. Those who've hiked up snowden and those who arrived on the train i think appreciate the summit into totally different ways and i think the same is when you swim from ireland's weiland immersed yourself in the medium of getting there. I think you appreciate way. You've arrived so much more than if you'd sort of got there by plane all binds terry and that's where i get my pleasure out soul and i think people who join us also get not sorta pleasure
Daft Punk is splitting up after 28 years
"One of the most influential doers in music broke up this week. Daft Punk is calling it quits, quits after 28 years to make the announcement in eight minute video where one of the guys in the robot suit blew up the other one and then walks off into the sunset. It would be weird from anybody else but for death punk. It's very on brand for them to do the announcement this way. The group hasn't come into beyond that. Their publicist did confirm the news. Didn't give a reason for the break up, Thomas Bangle, ter and Demon. Well, deo increased. Oh, that's your two guys and daft punk. No more. By the way, 12 Crimea nominations They won six of them over their historic
Justin Timberlake Faces Backlash for Framing Britney Spears Doc
"Justin timberlake under fire for how he treated. Britney spears the new york times documentary framing britney just dropped on hulu. Justin is getting a ton of backlash over it. The documentary talks about how his crimea river music video push the narrative that britney cheated and now fans are demanding an apology claiming justin launched his solo career by shaming. Britney this document. Or i've got to see the whole thing to end but i have to watch most of it and i can't wait to watch the rest. It is so good it's great. It's great it really really puts in perspective back in time of a lot of things not just about just relationship but just everything that happened with britney and this timeframe and really paints the picture from the other other perspectives and like things that we didn't think about back then that we think about now how we talk about women how we talk about breakup. How we talk about Mental health mental health thing for sure. I think that sometimes if somebody would drug up some of the things that i said in my twenties or did in my twenties i think i would be sitting here apologizing for probably to our show but if you look at what was going on and i'm not saying it was right. But who in their early twenties or late teens didn't brag about a sexual conquest who in their early twenties didn't deflect blame of a on a break up on this significant other. It was my knowledge that there were talks that britney spears ended up hooking up with a dancer that shed worked for both her and in sync so if she did do that and justin timberlake put his life into his art. I don't think there's anything wrong with that. What i think who i think. Ots britney spears. An apology was the media the media for a little bit of blood in the water and went after her like they did. Who didn't handle you know the mental health issue and the conversation like we do today with white gloves because we would artists shave her head and she said she had anxiety or she was dealing with depression. We were hands off. Yeah no one's going to you. Buy back off but the media especially back then you know how. Many years ago they were bloodthirsty. That's when paparazzi was really becoming a thing and trying to get the best story and we look at it now and justin. I mean. should he apologize. Now it was part of this life is. He should apologize that maybe he told. The truth is the truth. Why is it our business. I think the documentary is just showing britney side. It's giving her a chance for her voice to be heard. I see your face. I don't care what you say. I look at just like this. He really he didn't defend and he's not gonna come and try to defend britney it is what is asked. Why are we surprised that a white straight man gets passes to everything again. I'm not saying he was wrong. I'm not saying that you should apologize for something that you did twenty years ago. When your publicist your manager and all your business people were saying. We're going to go this route. Because we have to deflect deflect deflect. I'm not saying that. I just think that it's so surprising to me. That people on twitter are still demanding. That white st louis get away with so much. Sorry thom gary and just you know you guys get past you. Guys get a parent's
Vlad tidings: demonstrations across Russia
"On saturday tens of thousands of russians took to the streets in more than a hundred towns and cities across the country. In support of jailed kremlin critic. Alexey navalny protesters chanted. Putin is a thief as well as freedom to navalny chilling videos emerged police beating and kicking demonstrators. The response was not one about an out brutality. More than three thousand arrests were made at. Even mr navalny's wife was briefly. Detained the demonstrations were sparked mr navalny's arrest on spurious charges. Just as soon as he returned from germany last week but protesters were also fired up by to our video narrated by mr navalny and released a day later. Throw it saw my viceroy was thirty. Wrestling depicts a lavish palace. On the black sea. Allegedly built for president vladimir putin and funded with dodgy. Money allegations the kremlin dismissed as just rumor mr putin remains in a tough spot with disquiet spreading and his loudest critic making just as much trouble while in jail as he did out of it. This was not my first protest in moscow in quite a few the past few years are cody. Trotsky is russia editor in moscow. I would say that. Fear was one of caution pretty much on both sides the fact that people have braved the streets brave. The police cordons came out. Despite enormous intimidation campaign was waged. By the kremlin in the preceding days is in itself extraordinary russia's much more repressive state today than it was even a few years ago. The people who were out in the street was certainly not radicals as abba in moscow protests. That was scary. Moments police charging but on the whole the police behavior some restraint and its actions were nowhere on the level of violence and brutality which we saw a few months ago in neighboring belarus. There was no special measures with no tear. Gas rubber bullets so it was definitely tense. But i didn't see many of the accesses and when we spoke to protesters what were they saying. Why were they out. The protesters came from the social strata and had different possibly political beliefs. What brought them out onto the street. Were few things. There was a sense of injustice over the arrest of alexei novel name who was arrested at possible control on the rival at airport and is now facing three and a half years in jail for breaking parole rules on a previous suspended sentence and the reason he broke his parole rules. That didn't comfortable to the police was just happened to be recovering from novichok nerve agent poisoning in germany. So people obvious that as an injustice the other big catalyst for the protest was the release of alexander violence extraordinary two hour long documentary film about allegedly putin secret palace in the black sea coast which was bill deem volumes cronies at a cost of one point three billion dollars. It's your absolutely archetypal. James bond villains had with all the trimmings and the golden toilet brushes that made a big impact. It clocked over eighty million views on youtube. An underlying over that was just general sense of tidiness of putin's regime tiredness of course lack of economic growth it was a very broad protests. And that's what made say interesting. You know lots of people came out for the first time. And so do you think that. That broad dissent a across demographics. On a lot of first-time protesters will will make any difference to to. What the kremlin actually does. It's not going to make any difference. In the short term the kremlin has already said. It's not going to pay attention. Admittedly fiscal putin spokesman said well. We think it was a very small protests. Many more people vote for vladimir putin. That was ironic. Given that alexander was barred from the election in which people voted for vladimir putin the reason the numbers were kept down walls because of enormous intimidation campaigns parents schoolchildren were told to keep their kids at home. Students were threatened with expulsion employs. The employees they'd risk dismissal if they would join the protest et cetera et cetera. The kremlin is not going to release alexei navalny overnight but only himself and he's associates of said. This is not an immediate process. This is a long haul to re coined the famous phrase by me. He'll gorbachev in the late eighties. The process started so. Do you think that the detention of of mr navalny and the release of this video and all of those us have really changed things. Is this a turning point. They do and this change effects vladimir putin's legitimacy which is already being Waning and we. We've seen that in in the raising figures. But this film and alexander. Violence return to russia is a massive blow to putin's legitimacy and to the attitudes and perceptions of putin in the broad russian public as one commentator set to me you know two years ago people had to explain why they oppose putin today they have to justify why they support him. And how has the international community responded to to this protest mood and these protests i think so far west leaders have been watching very carefully. What's happening in russia. has been rhetorical outrage. At least both from angela merkel Sees this as a slap in her face because nobody was in germany under her protection also been marketed. Different reaction from washington. I think we will see a very different response. From biden's administration compared to trump's acquiescence to putin's action has been called for tax sanctions including from poland. A you member states the foreign ministers to discuss next steps. But i think there is also worry amongst western countries and particularly among russian neighbors and countries like the baltic states and poland that events in russia will have repercussions outside russian borders and this north unfounded fears because in two thousand fourteen two years after big protests swept russia features berg and other big cities the kremlin annexed crimea and stuff the war in ukraine in order to change the narrative and dominate political agenda so lot of russia neighbors worried that repression at home and protests against the kremlin will lead to aggression. Abreu arkady. thank you very much for joining us. Thank you jason
Germany takes hard-line position against Russia amid Navalny fallout
"With the you know what has been in the headlines recently, the the whole navalny tension Germany is clearly taking a harder line position on. Russia, and the first question is does this reflect a consensus in the region that Russia's a growing menace to Europe and then the second? Talk a little bit about the poisoning of Nevada and what kind of pressure Germany is under. We've heard some hard words from Angela Merkel and what would be the real pitfalls of moving forward without sending a clear message of protest. So if we can bundle all those into into kind of a general answer that would be great well, ever since the annexation of Crimea it is very hard to pretend that the previous policy on Russia which consisted and really trying to build a partnership through economic ties with corporation that this actually worked because the annexation of Crimea from from European. But also from your perspective, of course, was a violation of international law the forceful. Changing of orders as something that scene as absolutely illegitimate illegal and also undermining the European security order. And so Gemini has taken a pretty important role. Alongside, Franz in the so called Normandy format. which consisted in building a forum for dialogue with Russia Ukraine. Germany and France. Representatives to discuss how the violent conflict also in eastern Ukraine could be reduced on how Russia could hopefully pro-european perspective withdraw at some point. The other role that Germany constructively played I think is to help create a European consensus on sanctions. This was always over the past years a transatlantic consensus. This is very important to know because of course, if you if you want to sanction and this is a transatlantic approach, this is final impressive. Now with. The Nevada case the interesting question is why why this attempted murder of an opposition politician while they have been other cases before? And and my understanding his two things one this became a German and European issue because of the decision to bring Lebanon lead to Germany into have him treated here this created a huge political and public attention to the case and on the other hand additionally that was really. This feeling of this is just the last straw that that was needed to break camel's back. It was just now of. Russian suppression of opposition of burdens or attempted murders then the. The situation. In Ukraine the feel of a Russian support for the regime and Belarus and the possible violent crackdown on the demonstrations that are going on at the same time. So so suddenly, all this cumulated to a point where not only burden but in other capitals of Europe as well there's a very serious debate ongoing which is basically a review of the previous approach towards Russia and what can be done a which leverage can be used to bring about at least a certain change in Russia's policy. or at least to deter the activities like the ones I just mentioned. One thing is important to notice with all the Europeans, the debate that is a strong coercion on the European side, not to make the conflict that is happening within Belarus geopolitical between Europe and Russia. Because the concern of course is if the Russian narrative which is trying to build up this geopolitical narrative of European intervention and an attempt of Europeans to. Topple the regime and galleries if that was actually nudged the fears that Russia would would basically I'm hit back more forcefully. So it's a very I would say cautious discussion but a very realistic one as to the question what kind of actor we've facing here and there are no illusions whatsoever now about let's say the real face of the planet MIA Putin.
Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing For Trump's New Pick For Ambassador To Ukraine
"Update now on two important diplomatic vacancies. One is the post of U. S ambassador to the Ukraine. The last woman who held that Senate confirmed job was a central figure in President Trump's impeachment. And now the president's pick for the job is facing some lingering question in his own confirmation hearing. NPR's Michelle Kelemen reports President Trump's ouster of the ambassador to Ukraine featured prominently in his impeachment trial. Marie Ivanovich face to smear campaign by Trump's private lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who had been pressing Ukraine to get dirt on Vice President Joe Biden. Senator Bob Menendez, the ranking Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, says that's still happening. Giuliani Esteban, Savory Ukrainian characters have not let up their efforts to use Ukraine to interfere in U. S politics. Others in the Senate seem intent on amplifying their efforts. Menendez wants the new nominee, retired Lieutenant general Keith Dayton, to avoid playing into this and avoid any meetings with Giuliani. Senator I'm not going to commit to that, because I believe that as an ambassador, I would have the obligation to meet with any U S citizen and hear them out. It was a home. Dayton has been a defense attache in Moscow, a security advisor for the U. S on the Israeli Palestinian conflict, and, in recent years has run the George Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Germany. He's well versed on Ukraine, but his answers frustrated both Menendez and another Democrat Chris Murphy. So at the end of the hearing, he did offer this reassurance. Ify is the U. S ambassador and key Have any indication that there is any kind of election interference going on using Ukraine as a azalea ever to do that? I would, of course, report that directly to this committee. I think you have a right to know that I think I have an obligation to report that to Dayton says his priorities in the country, if confirmed, would be to help Ukraine fight corruption and beef up Ukraine's Navy and Air force. Next door in Belarus. The U. S is reviving diplomatic relations in part because of Russia's aggression. In Ukraine. Career diplomat Julie Fisher has been tapped to run the U. S embassy in Minsk. Our relationship with Belarus languish for more than a decade. But after Russia's illegal seizure and occupation of Crimea, and it's manufactured war in Ukraine stone best region, we began to see signs of interest from the Belarussian sign. Belarus recently bought US crude oil to decrease its dependence on Russia and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Minsk earlier this year. But the's warming ties will be tested by an election this Sunday, and Fisher face questions about that the first component to ensuring that we can continue to grow this relationship. Not see steps backward in the conduct of this presidential election. The long time ruler Alexander Lukashenko is facing a united opposition in the run up to this election, and his regime has been cracking down. There will be no international monitors, though Fisher says the U. S embassy will be watching the vote closely. What we are trying to get Johnny is basically to ensure that there is space to ensure their space for more than one voice. In this country. Lukashenko kicked out the less U. S ambassador to Belarus in 2008 after the US accused his government of human rights violations and tighten sanctions. Michelle Kelemen NPR NEWS Washington
"crimea" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM
"They took Crimea and that's a long story in itself and and the history of it we're just beginning to learn who was not eager to make that decision but he was told your people have to remember that Crimea is the whole of the most important Russian naval base at serviced awful I went to Crimea was it two summers ago not last summer the summer before and I food from Moscow to you also and I mean just Simferopol which is the capital the only place you can fly on a on a commercial aircraft and then by car I had a free all the and I stopped along the way of the Russian naval bases for all you have to see it to understand why the Russians cherries and any threat to it what would bring a reaction so in two fourteen when the Ukrainian crisis began in the new cranium leadership which was wildly anti Russian and nationalistic said they were taking simple local breaking the lease that Russia had a forty year lease I think I mean obviously it triggered in Moscow crisis including had to decide did he take Crimea or do you risk losing the naval base and I think he was told and basically understood because if you go to crime you you understand how Russian it is I mean it's just a Russian officers no two ways about it that he'd be remembered badly in Russian history if he gave away or fail to secure Crimea and Stephen what do you think would have happened had Russia back in two thousand three and desert storm prior to that invaded Iraq under the auspices of weapons of mass destruction that were never there what do you think the world would let Russia get away with that your your reversing registry right you're doing alternative I've never thought about it I think I think the world would go crazy they would if they wore yeah I I have never thought about that George but I think that's a very good point we kind of yeah it's not been completely forgotten and in Russia was a shock by the way at least the pro American or pro western faction of the crewmen said the United States would never do such a and of course we knew that Saddam didn't have these weapons Russians above all though but that the United States did that was a shock and a blow to to the pro western pro American and I'm going to send more troops in there it seems there are I think again it's just from trying to get the this office back this monkey not being resolute about any patient rushes and all we're gonna take a break in just a second Stephen we'll talk more about US Russian relations will open up the phone lines as well to give everybody an opportunity to make a call or two will to ask you a question as well we're talking with Stephen Cole one and I got to tell you folks I would say with the foremost expert on Russian US relations and Russia as well one of his books war with Russia from Putin and Ukraine to trump in Russian gate all the all those books are on his website which are linked up it coast to coast AM dot com so we will be back in a moment we'll take some calls next hour with Stephen Cohen later on in the program we'll be talking about angels so get ready and.
"crimea" Discussed on Podcast RadioViajera
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"crimea" Discussed on WJR 760
"One Crimea on the red line one of the things totally out smart of Obama Obama was upset they took them out I think Roger should be a part of it because we're looking for world peace at the other things raped another thing I would be a lot easier that Russia in federal reserve officials debated over the level of interest rate cuts at a meeting last month before they decided to decrease borrowing costs for the first time in a decade Jim Johnson reports the minutes don't indicate any consensus on future changes but the officials who met three weeks ago struggled with whether there should be a bigger interest rate cut or even know decrease at all those who argued against a rate cut said the economy was starting to improve after a soft spot in the spring to policy makers though said they believe the fed should slash its benchmark policy rate by a half percentage point double the eventual outcome in what would be called a recalibration to meet economic change I'm Jim Johnson Major League Baseball issues a memo to players against using over the counter sexual enhancement pills correspondent John stillness has more the memo sent by the commissioner's office warned players about the quote very real risk that taking these convenience store pills could result in a suspension for taking a performance enhancing drug ESPN's Jeff passing reports the memo said at least two players were suspended after the banned substances found in their urine came from these products multiple sources tell ESPN that the use of these pills as prevalent among baseball players and that the pills are contaminated with prohibited and unsafe ingredients like anabolic steroids the memo goes on to say quote we strongly urge players against taking any sexual or male enhancement.
"crimea" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"On course to become the country's longest serving Crimea is expected victory may open the way for him to change the US drafted pacifist constitution media polls show that show that he's ruling liberal democratic party's coalition was on track to win more than half of the one hundred and twenty four seats up for grabs U. S. says eats concerned about reports of Chinese interference in Vietnam's offshore oil and gas activities in the South China Sea the state department accused Beijing of threatening regional energy security and also China to cease it's a billion behavior the warning followed a claim by Vietnam on Friday that Chinese vessels have been operating in its foreign wars is thousands all Hong Kong protestors are expected to gather today for another large scale marched through the city center this will be the sixth straight week of anti government rallies that have put increasing pressure on the territories administration the protesters widening least of the moms range from the complete withdrawal of the extradition bill to the resignation of Beijing back to chief executive Carrie lam Siemens essere joke has said president Donald Trump is turning into a symbol of racism case one of Jenny's most prominent business leaders tweeted in Jenin he finds it depressing about the world's most important political office is turning into the face of racism and exclusion case it was replying to a sarcastic tweet by former general mica he said Germany might have to take control back one of the president's grand father's emigrated to the US in the eighteen eighties global news twenty four hours a day powered by more than twenty seven hundred journalists and analysts in more than one hundred and twenty countries how does the home free this is blue back he said I'm not thank.
"crimea" Discussed on Wash FM 97.1
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"crimea" Discussed on Mason & Ireland
"This week. Maybe he'll show fast track. Aggressively on that you could say was he wasn't gonna show. I thought he was going to be there are right. Let's see John take take one because I lost my fast track. Okay page. Well, it's interesting. You asked me to take one. Because Steve I know what you're saying. No, I'm not saying, I know what you're saying. Shame never say are you going to visit facts website again. We'll today is your lucky lucky I have four facts three of these are actual effects when I completely made up a great play Jake and play Mason's now Mace while you were gone. Yes. Last week. Yeah. I fooled everybody I fold Michael. I fooled j I fooled Greg. It was an Uber fans like a fool. So if I did it if I do it again this week it may be one of my greatest triumphs of all time. Now this in your honor, Steve Mason. Yeah. Is in entertainment themed. Okay. Good. All right. So fact, number one because they are feuding fifty cent paid three thousand dollars. To by two hundred front row seats at a job rule concert just to keep them empty. Okay. All right. That's fact, number one. I'm so proud of you said fifty cents. Yeah. Fact, number two, Justin Timberlake wrote Crimea river. About Britney Spears two hours after they split. Wow. All right. That's fact, number two fact number three throughout the entire series of friends, the six main characters slept with a combined total of only thirty one people throughout the entire run of friends. Inspect number three fact number four Adam west who played the first TV bet man in the sixties had his dentist at a little black Batman logo to one of his molars. That's fact, number four, right? So once again fact, number one fifty cent paid three grand by two hundred front row seats at a concert, justly memory, number two, Justin Timberlake wrote Crimea river about Britney Spears, two hours after they split fact number three throughout friends, the six characters slip at the combined total of thirty one people. In fact, number four. Adam west had his dentist. Put a little black Batman logo to one of his molars J cross. Let's go first with you today. Which one is the fake fact how much money did you say fifty cents spin on three grand three by two hundred front row seats at a gel rule concert and left them empty? Well, if you only played three grant, I think we would have heard about it. But you know, what I'm gonna say that's the fake one. Okay. Jarrell Jay's going with number one Mace. What are you going with going Adam west that is the most victimless thing I've ever heard who attached to on their molar now? Greg Bergman this would be very upsetting to you to get shut out two weeks in a row. You're normally very good at this game. Which one is the fake fact, I think they're both wrong. I think it's either JT or the friends one Joey slept with a lot of people. But I don't think you actually saw those people you mean, he was so ping with them between episode. We'll know that who knows they just don't know. They just don't he doesn't. He doesn't talk about them. Like, they just assume that he's a personally that sleeps with a lot of people. Okay. So what are you? I'm gonna go with the JT Crimea riverboat. It was more than two hours. Okay. That's I'm going. I know he wrote that. On a pillow. You heard all of them one to three or four you're going with three one on each of them, some people. Right. So first of all. Jay, crawls, you're wrong because they are feuding fifty cent and this just happened recently did pay three grand for two hundred seats right in the front of several concert and left him empty. You know, why are you there? I didn't think that was the one. What's up players? Don't think you know, who John rule is. Yeah. That's probably true. That was part of it. I would not no. He walked in Greg amount. You're out Justin Timberlake did right Crimea river in two hours after his split from Britain's group, which means that Iverson Steve Mason or Dan's in pillow is correct. And the winner of this week Suber facts game is shockingly Dan's him..
"crimea" Discussed on Giants of History
"All right, everyone. I'm going to roll the dice here and take a guess at what you might be thinking at this moment. You're thinking, how the hell did Vladimir Putin make it into the lineup of individuals to be explored in this podcast after all, it's called giant's history, and this guy doesn't exactly fit the Bill. Well, I hear you and you wouldn't exactly be wrong and thinking that, and I almost didn't move forward with the Sepah sewed after considering that very notion. But then I thought for better or for worse, this is a guy who has intrigued a good portion of the world for the last few years. And if I enjoyed this story as much as I did, then there are certainly others who would enjoy it as well. And also selfishly an episode like this is a nice way to shake off the dust of antiquity after spending. Almost a year studying Cleopatra and Caesars World. Although I have to admit there are some similarities here between those rulers and the one where exploring here today. I remember thinking after Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine, in twenty fourteen that Putin was a head of state, unlike anything the world had seen for very long time. And for those of you who aren't familiar with the event were only slightly familiar with all that went down. Here's a quick break down, and this is over-simplified, of course, but it will get the point across as to me, this was just a staunch Shing to hear about in the news in the year twenty fourteen. So Ukraine is a sovereign country in eastern Europe plane his day, and it's not a small country physically, it's about the same size as France from square mileage perspective, and its population is almost the same as Spain's about forty five million people. And Ukraine is bordered by seven other countries all wrapping. Around it. For the most part, with the exception of a portion of its southern border, which is actually the Black Sea and jutting out from the mainland of Ukraine is a peninsula that's about the size of Massachusetts or New Jersey. And this peninsula is Crimea and just to point out the obvious again here it's a peninsula. So Crimea is physically connected to Ukraine. It's not connected to any other country. Now it needs to be noted that the Kerch strait which separates Crimea from Russia is only about two miles wide at its narrowest point. But Crimea is not connected to Russia it is or was I should say now physically connected and part of Ukraine, again, a sovereign country, but in February of two thousand fourteen oversimplifying things. Again here for the sake of time. Vladimir. Rootin- the sided that he wanted to annex Crimea into Russia. Now annex is a fancy way of saying that Putin simply wanted to invade Crimea and make it part of Russia or to get even more blunt Putin wanted to take Crimea from Ukraine. Now, this is not a perfect analogy by any means, and I'll probably take some heat for it, but it will serve its purposes and get the point across. This would be like Canada, all of a sudden invading Michigan and taking it from the United States, just absurd. Well, this is what Putin did. Now there was some historical reasoning behind Putin's decision to take Crimea mainly that Crimea was previously part of Russia for two hundred years before it was gifted in nineteen fifty four to the Soviet Republic of the Ukraine. There was also a referendum put forward by the people of Crimea as well, but that's all superfluous to the larger point Putin wanted Crimea. And so he just took it. And this sounds like something that you would read about taking place decades ago, but this for all intents and purposes just happened..
"crimea" Discussed on The 45th
"President trump and both president trump and crimea as well known and he's stents firmly he continue to maintain that it was a legal to you we our viewpoint is different we held a referendum in strict complaints whether you win charter and international legislation for us this issue we put paid to this issue and now to the compromising material i did her almost this rumors we legend collected compromising material mr trump when she was visiting moscow distinguish call the when president trump visit most co back i didn't even know that he wasn't moscow i treat prison trump with utmost respect but begg when he was a private individual the businessman nobody informed me that he wasn't in moscow let's take saint petersburg economic forum for instance over five hundred american businessmen to high rank in the high level ones i don't even remember the less name so each and every one of them do you remember do you think that we try to collect compromising which utilize each every single one of them well it's difficult to imagine an utter nonsense of a bigger scale this well please just district these issues and don't think about this anymore again and i have to say if they would've been out log ago and if anybody watched peter struck testify over the last couple of days and i was in brussels watching it it was a disgrace to the fbi it was a disgrace to our country and you would say that was a total witch hunt thank you very much everybody thank you so keep in mind that well one that's just not true and by all the evidence that we have but on twitter earlier rob goldberg who is the former music promoter for our our image galera of tweeted that like i was there putin did know so ll so yeah putin of course we knew is there of course what like is it wouldn't trust trump to be in moscow and that constellation for a weekend and nacho uncompromising i still have my biggest conspiracy theory i keep saying like my big billion of them but like one theory i keep an eye out for because i feel the phones there is there's this woman who kind of organized the moscow pageant and she was all over trump and pictures that weekend and her tweets back trump where very suggestive and she's also connected to torsion to mentally torsion wrong tron connected to tina who maria bettina who is newest color literally i have not had time to read it because it just came out so that's that's our breaking news is this indictment as we were about getting ready to start recording the newsbreaks so maybe is a gun nut she his russian that works with torsion who is a former russian official nasa time in the us and put the nra he's really into the nra she's with them a lot oh by the way she's a spy we now know that we really had before but she she's younger age her her role in the us with a quote unquote graduate student and she was the corinthian responsible for organizing.
"crimea" Discussed on Here & Now
"Military is in terrible shape i mean they don't have a they they haven't been properly trained they're not prepared to take on a crisis if it was needed and they also of course don't put enough into into the other capabilities like cyber there are some countries that are way behind on keeping their systems safe and again when you have an an alliance of twenty nine countries if you have one country even one country that's completely week and you expect the others to share your intelligence with them of course that's not going to work and that is a big problem here intelligence sharing does not work as well as it should inside nato dairy within a matter of days president trump is going to be meeting with vladimir putin of russia on nato members of very concerned about russia's aggression is seizure of crimea in ukraine what is what is the greatest concern that nato has about this meeting as it looks on everybody is worried that that that he could go and make some kind of comments on crimea for example that that might make president putin think that you know the us might might recognize the annexation he is said you know we'll have to see what happens in their meeting and that's an shivers down the spine not just of a nato allies that are on the border nobody wants to see the us wavering at all on nonrecognition of crimea it's a nato the nato policy that that won't happen it's even us policy that that won't happen so when things like that or said it makes everybody nervous especially if if it's possible that there will truly be a one on one meeting with note takers present i mean i think you probably hear the same things on the us side that's reporter teri schultz from brussels at nato hey orders terry thank you great to be with you.
"crimea" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Monocle Daily
"This is the monocle daily live from studio one madari house in london as of tonight europe has a new longest bridge it's nineteen collaborators long in fact it costs the end of four billion dollars to build and we'll doubtless cause any number of pub quizzes to descend into riot over what the definition of europe actually is the bridge links mainland russia to crimea next from ukraine in two thousand fourteen and means that motor traffic between russia and crimea will no longer have to travel by ferry or pass through ukraine president vladimir putin opened it in person by driving a big orange truck across it joined with more on this budge on macleod a senior analyst at oxford analytica john the big question i technically speaking is is russia building this bridge even legal benz's his lawyer talking about putin works by russian laws and he you know he's never really addressed the question of the international galaxy of of his acquisition of crimea henze he won't bother to to address this issue either so what were the imperatives driving the building of this bridge which is no small technical accomplishment is it a is it an economic thing to incorporate crimea into russia result the the the statement of ownership or is it a a demonstration of of russian engineering well if we were living in normal times and you had a region like cry of crimea which was part of russia building a bridge led this grandiose engineering project would be a sort of a marvelous thing because crimea is got kind of project sure and the needs that connection but that's that's not really the circumstances in which it was built it was built.
"crimea" Discussed on The Lawfare Podcast
"Circle of sort of policymaking coming into the ascendancy and in a sea travel to crimea during the entire in a socalled quote unquote referendum process in 2014 on than you were there was three years ago yet 2015 crimea has become this kind of black hole we don't gal informational it's happening there you know how to even get there anymore if you're coming from moscow as a as a westerner you know what do you do well it's actually i mean yeah it's it's really quite tragic how undercover cry mirrors because you know some of the stuff happening that particularly with a crime in tulso foundation is truly awful and the problem with crimea is the of course because now russia and ukraine consideration be part of the countries you have to the the problem for reporters like me uh based in moscow is that you have to get permission from ukrainian side you have you you have to six get from permits must be you can either take a two off light simferopol but of course that by doing that you violate ukrainian law so instead you have to take an indirect flight to kiev then you have to get several permissions which takes several days and you have to go over land have sown in the south of ukraine then you have to take a car to the border where you get stopped near questioned by the fsb for hours about why coming from ukrainian sided not for moscow then you heard from handsome for upul seena takes you about three or four days each way to do this and you know in unfortunately many people would think million of which it is unfortunate we'd like to report from kromah we don't have that much time and for the report is based in kiev they don't have russian foreign ministry accreditation so you know they can go eat much more easily from ukrainian side but the com menachem to be let in 'cause they don't have a russian journalist visa i i personally think the cranium should make it much easier for reporters to go because i think you know the majority of coverage is likely to come out of crime.
"crimea" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist
"The the time in sevastopol the main city in crimea is 1035 from people there will soon have a new radio station i will speak to the very heart of its prominence in world news recently it is three years essence crimea was invaded by russia and annexed from ukraine after its capital kiev made a pivot from moscow towards the west when i ukraine is planning to start broadcasting news in the crimean taught our language to the native population there or maksim aristotle visa ukrainian journalist and joins me now on the line welcome to the program maksim m so who exactly is this new radio station is designed to reach good morning the is actually a part of an attempt of the ukrainian state to reach crimean tatters which is a moslem minority of crimea in sexually it gramien indigenous people they they were all the people who were populated crimea an early in the 20th century but after his talents repression and mass deportation almost all of them were deported to central asia and only after the soviet union collapsed they started returning to caribbea in now constitute i think around twelve percent of population of crimea with aware talking about hundreds of thousands of flow of crimean tatars uk so i meant headed said that the size of that community she compared to the others in crimea who might typically lean more towards a kia of rather than than moscow will unfortunately crimean tartars right now at the epicentre off.
"crimea" Discussed on No Agenda
"Then in march of that year russian troops seized crimea after a hasty referendum president putin announced it was now part of russia at home he was hailed as a hero while outside russia he was condemned even when america and its allies slapped on sanctions he didn't back off this 3 billion dollar megaproject shows he's doubling down on the land bridge due to open next year will be crimea's umbilical cord to mother russia drains cars and trucks crossing this giant span will carry everything from food to tourists already it's a source of pride and the local attractions at a look out on the shore of led emir kuril cough and his friends have come to marvel and posed for pictures great britain absolutely the bridge underlines that crimea is hours he tells me and we are never giving it back okay now that's an interesting story but the thing that got my attention were there four russians they had at the end and they were talking they're all proud there were looking at this thing therefore the fattest guys i've ever seen in my life they are like and i think this is done on purpose prototype russians is that the idea i think this is what the new models going to be because this is what the media always does like if they go to do a story in texas one of the new york networks dick they always find some one tooth got talking cadillac has it all year ma ma ma mom lives in same house way van and so you get these moroz and especially when the northern networks place saw anybody from the south alabama mississippi is always someone to dummy run room shack us yet it so you go to this place have never been in the size you will where's all his oneroom jackson his toothless people so there i think they are designed to make two stereotype to russia's as big fat guys they look just like oh they all looked like burke coulter in the old hogan's heroes show big fat guy is you know it a fat super fat face slobbering and that is going to be what they're going to use from now on and what i saw as did this is bull crap there's.
"crimea" Discussed on Too Embarrassed to Ask
"And one of them it looked it up at the site was online anymore but i looked up and wikipedia turned out it was the largest independent newspaper in ukraine covering the conflict in crimea almost certainly came under attack by either russian sympathizers or or the russian government itself and it got knocked off line and you know we've got some twenty year old s r e on our team who has to make a decision of is this politically important or not and that's just responsibility that we can't that were not hiring we don't we can't require everyone on are on our technical operations seem to have a political science jerry and so we struggled with it and one of the questions was we don't like making determinations on what bad content ends and so we didn't wanna make determinations on what good content or in this case politically artistically important continents the way that we phrase it so we went out we worked with over a hundred different civil society organisations the ff is one a c l u center for democracy and technology committee to protect journal in all of them yeah and we and tried to span the not only geographic boundaries but political boundaries as well like arguing for conservative groups no seriously we really do want you to be on this committee to pick who is either politically artistically important and so now apart part of calais does is that if somebody submits something and says listen i'm under attack and i need help i'm we send it out to this committee over a hundred ngos and if any one of them says this meets the criteria of being a small commercial entity or nonprofit and we think it's worth keeping online we extend our full enterprise class support to protect them and the you know the again the organizations that we protect as a result of that i know of the things that i'm just the most proud of in in clubs later where it's no lgbt groups in the middle east and now we we had these three african journalist who came into our office hum a about a year and a half ago and like one was from angola one was from um.