provocation russia's foreign ministry has branded an incident which saw embassy staff member in russia trying to take a mortar shell through an airport in moscow. a nation wide bloc continues to leave. the authorities accuse the u.s. position of sabotaging the supply washington is also threatening more sanctions against the federal government. the u.s. house of representatives passes a bill to counter the influence of so-called dark money from. the election process
. that should be happening and it's a deeply complicated fly the united states. you know it's legal legal. from moscow to the world this is your r.t. international always good to have your company in our top story a security alerts being triggered at one of moscow's main airports for a mortar shell was discovered in the luggage of a u.s. embassy staff member that is according to the russian foreign ministry explaining more earlier. quite a bizarre incident took place this saturday at a moscow should be made to the airport one u.s. embassy employee tried to take more turd shells through the airport in his luggage now it was reported that it contained no explosives the but it did have
a detonator it was revealed to be in the leg assuming a routine eg street check right at the entrance of the airport it was confiscated but the u.s. diplomat continued his journey to london and of course this incident triggered a major alert and even a bomb squad was called and now at the moment there is still no information concerning the identity of the diplomat but the russian foreign ministry has already called this a provocation and also added that it hopes the u.s. embassy will explain the behavior off its employees. we have a response all not moving on to more world news this sort of lugo the venezuelan foreign ministry has lost at the u.s. accusing it of being behind a muscle of blockade in the country said to be the worst in decades power stations across from the swiss shut dollar during rush hour on thursday evening bringing public transport to a standstill the power supply is gradually being restored in some parts of the
capital this is the main international airport in caracas where all flights have been grounded opposition leader and self declared interim president one sees that the government is to blame while the us pointed the finger at years of corruption investment in this with us defense ministry called the outage an act of sabotage washington. after all we have seen after the statements from the spokesperson of the north american empire and those who support them here no one can be so naive to believe this is a random event it is an attack on our homeland. cannot be normal but fifty percent of the hospitals do not have electric generators. and the other fifty are barely able to operate during an emergency the government is inefficient and corrupt and we know that the end of darkness comes when the usurpers leave power in venezuela meanwhile another delivery of u.s. aid has arrived at the colombian venice we border in defiance of an official by
caracas self declared leader one quite old has promised to get the supplies into venezuela but president maduro is refusing to allow the american aid to enter claiming it's a trojan horse and a pretext for intervention he is though accepting help from the red cross on the un we asked walter caught a from the red cross about the agency's work in the country. situation in venezuela is a big demand of this imploring you have. security relation we don't want to give you the last more than two years there will be any if it isn't going to be and will be communities in going to let you know what your vote and their role going to be the war. by now or the lack of resources that we. need to have more engine of the in the. bars
are all these let us laws we are there they're human beings regardless any kind of and if you look. there are you know where all of that is. serving the people that it's over and we. were or were not service going to be working with other actors that are. really saved. lives. there is another aspect to this entire story and it comes all those developments as the u.s. special envoy to venice will a suggest that countries could be sanctioned for not recognizing one why don't you as interim leader at abrams also threaten new measures against president maduro. we are losing sanctions and diplomatic actions to pressure the moorer regime
hopeful that other countries will use these and other tools at their disposal to. you know it's always it's out there it's always a possibility we have not done it yet. and i wouldn't want to speculate as to whether the real or what would lead us to make that additional decision on the bottle over the venice will in presidency which has dragged on since january appears stuck in the statement president maduro is still in power and it seems washington has no backup plan to force him out as he takes us through. the u.s. is back to square one on venezuela and an ambiguous confession by vice president pence how much longer do you have a timeline but there's no timeline now rewind just a little over a month ago and here's mike pence the same mike pence announcing venezuela was on washington's laundry list in spanish. i'm mike pence the vice president of
the united states the united states supports the courageous decision by one god or the president of your national assembly to assert that body's constitutional powers declare madeira your serp or and call for the establishment of a transitional government that was the moment washington put itself into regime change since then the us heavily invested itself in the crisis so how did it come to this a thinly veiled admission of failure after all it looked so bright at the starts in me a week's washington projected a no name obed cheerleader into the international frame one why dole became the poster boy of the social upheaval has his presidential ambition was quickly backed by america's allies brazil has just issued a note recognizing one why do as venezuela's president one way door when. one
goes one way do so in europe you know one way though since then though america's plans started to go into a frantic nosedive my duro wasn't going anywhere in still has the army on his side and his supporters showed the opposition didn't own the streets of caracas how. venice. then a big ruckus with aid the u.s. trade getting into venezuela and which material didn't allow concerned washington was using its old trick to smuggle guns to the mob which clearly showed just who's still boss in venezuela washington seems to have resisted the temptation to go for the favorite tactic of sending a few thousand soldiers to a score to the undesirable leader out of office at least for now and when
confronted with the what's next question resorts to the same boilerplate platitude over and over again all options are on the day all options are on the table all options are on the table all options are on the table which all things considered sounds more like no options are on the table and actually things didn't go much further than ola in the first place where there has been unable to deliver on his promise to allow humanitarian aid in the military has not left the side of president maduro they continue to support him and wedo is looking like a shrinking power expanding one so this is the appeal for to that means the united states will try other attempts are not going to give up as the u.s. talks about toward militarism colombia saying no brazil thing no european governments are saying no people do not want to see that kind of escalation it's a cold. wave goes into the united states is really in
a small box that's shrinking. living on the bottle again scripture and on the influence of so-called dark money in the u.s. election process is being ramped up with a bill backed by the democrats h.r. one is designed to do that to restore ethics and accountability to fight back against the interests of big money in our power. h o one. restores the people's faith that government works for the public interest the people's interest not the special interests well it's far from having overall support this the republicans have accused the democrats in fact of a power grab but claiming the move will not solve the problem breaking down the story kill a bubble. wherever you go in america you can see a widespread feeling that much of the government can be bought off that's why trump got so much applause with this slogan we are going to dream. this.
time for three years to watch why we are going. to swap out. the. whole show that a pretty solid majority of americans want new laws to restrict the amount of money that can be contributed to political candidates that's why the democrats have decided to sound the alarm about a new sinister force in american politics dark money special interest dark money from the campaign the pernicious influence of dark money in our politics money there's no disclosure about who's been growing the center for the executive branch is drowning in big money corruption so for doing and lawlessness dark soft money coming into the election process so what exactly is dark money well it's money contributed by non-profits social welfare organizations labor unions and trade associations all of which are not required to disclose who their donors are so
essentially it's dark money because it's off the books nancy pelosi has voiced her concerns this is instilling the confidence of the american people in the political process in what happens in government that is the people's interests that are being served not the dark special interest of that special interest money but here's the thing in the congressional midterm elections the democrats actually received more dark money than the republicans did the group majority forward closely tied to democratic senator chuck schumer spent forty six million dollars in ten different senate races and even money out of politics socialist because you cortez has actually been facing some recent harsh questions about dark money that she received we decided to talk to new yorkers and see how they feel. dark money in politics it should be happening and it's a deeply complicated flaw of the united states. and its legal leo good i think transparency is best when it comes to money the dark art of dark money is not
divided along party lines but there are plenty of questionable contributions in american politics that are right out in the open from big oil companies banks and defense contractors it seems that yes dark money sounds scary but it may not be the biggest problem in american politics the problem may be the influence of money itself the democrats are making great use of dark money at the problem is in america the money seems to find other ways to influence politics so they know trying to expose dark money is not really going to change anything they've had their own major problems the democrats really want to have a change in the conversation and clearly that's what they're pushing here this entire bill is nothing but a flagrant attempt to hang on to their thin grasp on power.
the yellow vests movements once again taken to the streets of paris in its continuing stand against the french government seven arrests being made authorities use tear gas after violence reportedly flared among the crowds the yellow vest protest as you can see there mixed with a lot of pain for the women as they march is over the past week only goal we know for seventeen consecutive weekends with demonstrators demanding changes to living standards that's the spice of money will maccollins attempts to quell the flames by scrapping fuel tax hikes on launching a so-called national to date yeah and just as i was alluding to there the yellow splash of color pink protesters join. in honor of interest in women's day one of the major issues at fire up the crowds this time around are reforms to unemployment and. a book promoting the conspiracy theory has hit the
bestseller list on us on q. and on is known for both its controversial allegations against the us deep states and its support for president trump double quarter can bring us more. you've seen the trails in the sky heard about how reptiles and chemicals in the water are making the earth but now there's q. and a conspiracy theory claiming democrats are murdering children and the deep state is creating diseases and this one is getting rave reviews on amazon great read it exposes things that are going on that the mainstream will not report thank you very much for spreading truth in the end justice will be served and freedom for all will prevail truth shall set us free theory once lurking in the darkest corners of read it and four chan is now under the spotlight and thanks to who the mainstream talking heads who decided to trash on it probably played a part to q.
and a conspiracy theory group called q anon he went on which essentially leaves the entirety of the democratic party are conspiring and running an underground pedophile sex trafficking ring it with already has watched this kind of thing there's no surprise these q. and on conspiracy folks are no showing of the troll brownlee's this is all insane and incoherent with how little americans trust the media these days the call outs are working more like promo q and on rose to amazon's number one bestseller in censorship and politics it's even pushed aside classics like the dystopian novel fahrenheit four fifty one if you're looking to expose the masses to some controversial content mainstream attacks sometimes don't go far enough to censor it like when platforms banned info wars conspiracy theorist alex jones you tube face. look at apple all announcing they are a moving his content from their platforms they only actually took action after weeks of media pressure after jones' popularity shot through the roof you tube
users viewed his talk on joe rogan's podcast about ten million times it was a perfect platform for all the android elves and drug crazed aliens they've got like astronaut level people taking super hardcore levels of drugs and going into meetings with these things and making intergalactic deals the nazis get the deep literature they believed they were being possessed by entities they were psychically connected to each other and would work like robots here's what he really believes. the elves are biological androids the great dissing theories on television clearly doesn't work but promoting conspiracy theories well that's a different story some people actually have some type of paranoid delusions or they have paranoid personality so they tend to see connections among things that other people don't see bans on social media only strengthen the conspiracy theorists because they say if it wasn't such
a terrible thing that we've discovered they wouldn't be hiding it they would be suppressing us so a it given that belief that there is something being covered up and beat it makes them feel even more self right just saying that i am one of the few people left you know to promote the truth i have to do it and they're more motivated to find some way to promote whatever pet theory or conspiracy theory they have. now russians across the country have been busy facing on treats because it's pancake week. it's known locally the festivities they mark the period before lent and the week culminates with effigies burned to chase away the cold and darkness of the long winter season take a look at this this is a contemporary art village outside the town of. traditional approach when it comes to the choice of at the a twenty eight metre high replica of the french revolution fortress in flames organizers say just disappeared in the revolution this
will be a totally. by fire. all right we're back with more news coming up in ninety seconds stay with us. you know world big partisan. and conspiracy it's time. to dig deeper to hit the stories that mainstream media. refuses to tell more than ever we need to be smart we need to stop slamming the door. and shouting past each other it's time for critical thinking it's time to fight for the middle for the troops the time is now we're watching closely watching the hawks.
so what we've got to do is identify the threats that we have it's crazy. let it be an arms race. spearing dramatic development the only really i'm going to resist i don't see how that strategy will be successful very critical time time to sit down and talk. twenty minutes past seven pm here in moscow welcome back whistleblower chelsea manning is once again in prison that's after she refused to testify in front of a grand jury in a case against wiki leaks founder julian assange mullings lawyer they will fight
the sentence. this is an appealable order judge hilton did find her in contempt of court is certainly a typical outcome for this kind of proceeding as everybody knows he has tremendous courage higher primary concern at this point is her well she is confined to chelsea manning first came to prominence in twenty ten after hunting classified military data to wiki leaks it cost her a thirty five year jail sentence however after serving seven of those years manning was. released by then president obama the whistleblower was aware she could be taken back into custody. have a history of having to deal with secrecy and a lot of these secret proceedings they tend to favor the government they tend to allow things you know if arius goings on to happen so i am i am in general opposition of that kind of of this kind of proceeding taking place i believe in the
grand jury process i don't believe in the seeking the secrecy of this i have no problem explaining what happened and i've done it before why we should go through this in a secret closed hearing with only the prosecutor no lawyer. well what did happen more than seven hundred thousand confidential documents that he was here some of what was revealed i warning you may find some of the following images disturbing. that it was. just a point said earlier by human rights computer peter tatchell believes it is suspicious
that the hearing was conducted all of the public. what does the u.s. government and reduces them have to hide why can't they conduct these hearings and these charges in open court in this case it's all being done in secret which flies against the fundamental democratic traditional principle but just the should be open and transparent and i think chelsea manning is quite right to shine a spotlight on the secrecy of the grand jury system and the way in which is weighted towards the prosecution and against defendants during assigned himself has been subject to secret grand jury hearings since two thousand and ten he's never been allowed to know the charges against him or the evidence he's not being given any kind of information whatsoever and again this is completely contrary to the basic fundamental principle of justice that it should be open transparent and accountable. all right switching gears now
a six year old boy from southern russia is being healed he's helped rescue really hold more than one hundred stray animals and he talked to us all about it to. look at those. i love animals it's my goal to take them and give them shelter and find them good homes. of. the world but i simply cannot let them live on the streets in freezing cold weather during the winter it's very cold and hard for them to find food but we still rescue them in the summer to. leave.
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