ah, ah vladimir pu, east pledge to boost the gas flow to europe, take some of the heat out of the market. that comes after record breaking cry searches this week, which i've seen some you members question brussels energy policy. also ahead on the program today. to try to smear hair as domestics, harris just reflects just how tone death school boards in school, in the history become american parents face an f. b. i crock. done for speaking out against pupils being forced to wear masks on the teaching of the controversial critical race. theory and it is exactly 20 years since the u.
s. coalition invaded afghanistan with the country now in milton families are having to resort to on thinkable measures. when your stomach is empty, you can't think about the dark sizes. i'm forced to sell a few of my kids to feed others. there is no option leverage ah from moscow to the world. this is our t always good to have your company. my name's unit o'neill, this ours top story. boiling gas prices have been reduced to more of a simmer after intervention from vladimir putin who said russia will rump off exports to europe, addressing the continents energy crisis on wednesday, the president doubted that moscow would continue. it's commitment to ukraine in regards to gas, drums it
a spruce should i guess prom believes that it would be more profitable for it to pay a fine to ukraine and increase the gas volume pumping through the new systems. there's more pressure in the pipe, less c o 2 emissions into the atmosphere. everything turns out cheaper and a $3000000000.00 a year. but there's no need for that. it is necessary to 40 comply with the contractual obligations for the transitive gas through ukraine. although it is more profitable to sell it on the exchange, but there is no need to buy anyone in a difficult position including ukraine despite the difficulties in relations. second, as no need to undermine gas, prompts confidence is an absolute reliable palm that in all respects. not a mere potent also puts the current crisis on the european gas market del, into the ears rushed, push for a green transition, coupled with brussels decision to switch from long term gas contracts to more immediate spot trading. now the current volatility can be traced back to april this
a major project designed to deliver gas under the baltic sea from russia, germany, it is not complete. the project operator house already started filling one section with gas, but the pipeline still awaits the final green light from germany. several countries still oppose the project, claiming it's a threat to europe's energy security. moscow rejects those allegations, sing rush has always been a reliable partner. and isn't seeking market domination, but maintaining a trusted energy partnership between russia and europe is a key focus of an international gas forum taking place in saint petersburg. it is day 3 of the gathering under correspondent li, the tranquil is there. oh, look at all these complicated tubes, valves taps gas industry equipment. this has literally become a nightmare for energy officials. lately, natural gas prices in europe have been astonishing. governments across the region for a while now the previous st. petersburg,
international gas form mostly grabbed the attention of the most important business figures and experts in the field this year. many more eyes are on the gas form and st. petersburg, as the understanding of the crucial role of natural gas in heating and industrial manufacturing in europe has had many decision makers, where in the midst of the worst energy crisis and decades, some of the world's richest countries are struggling. and winter is coming. perhaps a cold winter as the forecasts are sang, just ahead of this form the russian president vladimir putin shared his views on what he called mistakes in the european energy policies of the recent years. you just because you can just forget about the stable development of the oil, gas and cold industries. you can see what's happening in europe, this hysteria and confusion, the markets. why is because they don't take it seriously. soma speculating about
climate change or there's underestimates in things, and they're those reducing investments and nick starts of industries. this should be a smooth transition. and st. petersburg russians pop energy officials and the most senior management ad gas from russia's energy giant will be joined by the ceo's of the likes of unit per and winters hall. germany's energy behemoths and also the heads of the international gas union and also the world energy council. it will be up to them inevitably to tame the market. now, one of the solutions many in europe are currently counting on is the launching of north stream to the project as real hope for many major players in the industry. but you may also remember that it used to have and actually still has many enemies, both in the region and also across the atlantic in america. it has the potential to undermine the interests of ukraine, poland,
a number of other close partners or allies. they know. i have issued a fine against gas problem and 5 companies involved in the building of the north stream to gas pipeline. it was because one voice with bonds, the nostrils to pipeline is unacceptable and represents the danger for the whole europe. european countries may not be so keen to continue to be dependent on natural gas imports from russia. but many here in saint petersburg understands that keeping russia as a trustworthy partner is very important to make sure that the crisis doesn't come back any time soon. elia, katrinka talking us through that now on the sidelines. all of that st. petersburg international gas forum or t spoke to dr. joe kung, who's head of the international gust union. he told us it is way too early to write off gas as a major source of global energy. though we are not already that, that accept the renewable energy in the crew are scale. this is an unknown to mobile. i think this a guest has an important role, can i me wise?
and the, the in bottom with wise, the balance between a supply and demand is up destroyed. that's why and the gas prices going off at that to the main reason you got that electricity in the generated by the natural gas and coal. but somebody have to pay it. and the, the complement the buy a subsidiary on the other customers. so that is as if we cannot accept the price over the electricity. this is a kind of a catastrophe. done those stream and the saw stream really for why the security that will euro anna's eyes and the warm you know, the story provoking a lot of reaction today. education authorities in the us are asking the government to use empty terror laws uninvolved the f b. i against parents who protest against while 3rd children are being taught and mandated to where in the classroom, namely face masks, the national school boards association has sent an open letter to the biden
administration. these acts of malice, violence, and threats against public school officials have increased. the classification of these heinous actions could be the equivalent to a full of domestic terrorism and hate crimes for you to dare to try to sneer parents as domestics. harris just reflects just how tone death, school boards and school administrators a come about the please of parents on behalf of their children. and the u. s. attorney general has involved himself writing to the f. b. i on criminal attorneys to announce plans to come back. what he describes as, quote, a disturbing spike in harassment, intimidation and threats of violence against school personnel. my colleague niel harvey spoke with our team contributor lauren chin, who says many of the accusations have been blown out of proportion. the board's letter does site some specific incidents,
but if you actually look at the video footage from those incidents, most of the quote violence that they cite is actually things like parents refusing to wear masks. oh, he's a com no, no, no. you need to pay for the boat critical race theory, which is pretty much will be teaching to how to hate each other out of this like at these meetings, a lot of what they cite as actually being domestic terrorism or violence actually is just tantamount to some harsh words being said in terms of actual violence, though, i believe there's only one or 2 specific incidents that were actually led to an arrest that were mentioned in that letter. i think trying to get the f b i involved at all, frankly, just reeks of political activism instead of actually trying to put students 1st. and i think parents are completely justified in seeing this as an attack on their rights as parents, the parents aren't shutting up for now. the other saying the attorney general is going to conflict of interest in this case. what do they mean by the, the reason why the age is taking this letter from the school board association. so
seriously is specifically because his daughter through marriage has ties to a firm that actually specializes in critical race theory, training or something akin to that. his family potentially might benefit financially from c r t actually being implemented in more and more schools throughout the country. how politicized a school life become these days seems like it's increasingly political. and there have been viral videos that have been leaked of students filming their teacher is going on tirades against tromp systemic racism, america in general. we've even had teachers themselves posting to their social media accounts. i think a lot of parents have started to wake up that no, you cannot simply take for granted that in education, the public school system is the same as what was happening when we were younger. lauren chin recently dozens of parents launched campaigns against cobit restrictions on the teaching of a subject called critical race theory, a contribution the school of thought that places racism at the very center repack
life of the can. it's led to angry protests on the targeting of school board officials who are into cuza violating their children's rights now a pro chapman who's a mother to 4 children in the state of georgia says many parents have simply add enough in today's culture. it's the government think they they, they believe what is proper and right and what should your children should be taught. and so parents are experiencing a very difficult time trying to, in that change in their local communities as it relates to what's being taught in the government. school people are starting to wake up and they're starting to recognize that wait a minute. this is not the public education system that i am familiar with, or that i grew up in. and it's time for me to take my head out the sand and caught up, pay attention to what's going on because they don't like what's being propagated and pushed and down. frankly,
it's downright indoctrination to what their children are experiencing when they go to school and they're supposed to be will learning violence is never acceptable. so if there are instances where parents are crossing the line and threat to turn into physical violence, then absolutely those incidences should be handled on the basis of their own individual merit. but that's not what we see happening here. they're taking one or 2 isolated in some instances and trying to make it seem as if parents who are be humanly opposed to what's being caught to their children in a government school. today marks 20 years since the us and its allies invaded afghanistan, toppling the taliban regime. and now in the wake of the western polite many questions are still being asked not least why the tele bonds offered to hand over the summer. been lobby was rejected by the bush administration that led to 2 decades of war. countless lives lost. at the end of it, all the militants back in charge are senior correspondent. i guess the reports from
couple on what the conflict achieved. the afghan war and it's just shy of it's it's 20th anniversary, the, the war a vengeance that was launched by the united states as revenge for 911 and quickly morph into something else. one of the most protracted conflicts in modern history, an exercise in a nation building before losing all lame and tyler towards the end. either the united states, nor any of its allies still knew what it is that they hoped to achieve. here, the end result is that it was unanimously considered an abject failure. metallic banners is back in control and more absolutely than it was before the united states invaded afghanistan. and the question that we're hearing now in the halls of congress, in parliament, in europe,
in the press and either on television internationally is he is who the we lame. we need to consider some uncomfortable truth that we did not fully comprehend the depth of corruption and poor leadership in her senior ranks. that we do not grass a damaging effect of frequent and unexplained rotations by president ghani of his commanders. and that we fail to fully grasp why there was only so much for which and for home. many of the afghan forces would fight. this has been a 10 year malt, i, administration, drawdown. not a 19 month or 19 day neo, these scandal is no n yet over the americans calling it been ghazi on steroids, the republicans as well as ordinary americans that she, the end of the war is humiliating. for america, they want someone held responsible, the bible and miss administration, as well as the pentagon. so far they have done their best to absolve themselves of
all accountability for what many americans again see as the catastrophe. they argue that the fault is with many american administrations that, that preceded them. and that is ignoring the tremendous financial cost of the war. some that could have made the lives of americans and many of their allies at the taxpayers so much better and so much easier. ah ah ah ah ah
ah, we are the wealthiest country in the history of the world, and yet we have the highest child poverty rates of almost any country on earth. from the perspective of a civilian, there is scott evidence here on the ground in afghanistan of any of that money other making its way here. aside from half finished clinics, him and broken roots, testament to record breaking levels of corruption that, that so brilliant siphoned off into the bank accounts of corrupt officials into the pockets of private contractors. though the evidence of these billions being here is in the hands of the taliban, the guns that they wield, stamped with made in america, the vehicles military vehicles left behind the industrial quantities. the taliban
are of course jubilee. they have dismantled everything with the united states, built in the human rights, the tolerance, the democratic institutions, and the matter of weeks. and they are jubilant. they have after 20 years of, and selection and rebellion, believe they want. mm . i virtually any measure this war was a failure in some respects, it even made things worse from a humanitarian perspective, or a 3rd of afghans near an offer on the verge of starvation, with no hope inside the drugs manufactured and export to that of, of gustavo,
kill countless youth world wide. from a geopolitical perspective, the taliban considered an international pariah since its inception is now having to be negotiated with it. i counted with even a, the un bob from a security perspective. yes, i'll card that either. ghana stud may have been degraded but, but something worse has taken its place and that is isis which has bound to the challenge to afghanistan. dominance by the taliban. will have gala sounds. banks have almost run out of cash to none. people are running out of food less than 2 months after the telephone takeover and a to that foreign aid is in short supply with western donors reluctant to deal with the new government charities or warning of a major humanitarian crisis. i know this is not easy, but that needs to be some solution to the financial flows into afghanistan to
ensure that at least salaries can be paid and that essential supplies, power, unable to being 2 of them can be procured. the absence of that will seriously exacerbate vulnerability for ordinary afghans. we spoke to an afghan man now living in dire poverty who admitted to the on imaginable some would say indefensible, act of selling his own kids. he claims it was done to feed his other children. they go up to cambridge anxious to get, had a good business and a happy life and could do similar. but then the war began and we migrated here and my savings were exhausted, bought an elevator, some people got some aid here. i bought it, but the others did not. my pockets are empty now and i have no option left but to sell some of my kids and to fight for the survival of my other kids with the money i get that way. we get them to maybe my patient. when your stomach is empty, you can't think about the dark side sellers have of energy. i'm forced to sell a few of my kids to feed others. there is no option left from the previous
government did not help me, but i hope this new one will support me. i'm not asking for support for myself alone. but for all these people living here, like they are all from my tribe, they measure all of us refugees. here are one family. i asked for financial help for every one. good as you lay so slums its door is shut to nearly half of the russian delegation to the alliance, citing a rise in my line active it see we've got the reaction from austin lou ah ah ah.
just approaching 23 minutes pass. they are welcome back russia's hub. it's delegation to nato almost halved with the alliance saying it's a response to malign activity. the organization's bond, 8 diplomats from his brussels h q. moscow say the move shows nato's clearly not interested in improving relations . ortiz donnell quarter told me more earlier. nato made that decision to expel those 8 russian diplomats on wednesday. and so why was this diplomatic mission cut in half? well, according to nato, no reason in particular, this decision is not linked to any particular events, but we have seen only some time now an increase in russian malign activity, and therefore we need to be vigilant. another anonymous nato officials said that they had confirmation that these diplomats were actually undeclared intelligence officers, sky news said that they were suspected of espionage and even suspected of killing people. i mean, is quite a 180 from nothing. in particular, right now,
the kremlin has responded as spokesperson. dmitri pet scave said that basically any attempt at improving relations at this point is basically a pipe dream. these actions, of course, do not allow us to have any illusions about the possibility of normalizing relations all resuming dialogue with nato. on the contrary, these prospects are almost completely undermined. now rushes foreign minister a sergei laugh. rob did have a talk with stolen berg about convening the nato, russia council for talks, but so far nothing's been agreed on. so we're gonna have to see how relations go from here. former new york governor under cuomo is the focus of yet another investigation. this time from the states public ethics commission over its own approval of his book on the pandemic cromwell, whose missteps are blamed for thousands of covert debts in care homes is said to make some $5000000.00 from the memoir, the daughter of one of those care whom victims gave us her response to the panels unless the commission has voted to approve the retention of independent counsel to
conduct inquiry into the legal and procedural operations of the commission. this whole entire investigation feels like one big show to me. you know, the ethics commission already allowed homo to keep the $5100000.00 he made off of his blood money book of lies. so frankly, i don't see the point and having the ethics commission investigate themselves. i want to try to be optimistic. and on its face, it's a small victory, and it's a step that browser that a lot earlier. but i'm a realist in a month encouraged by this move, our family members a for us grieving nursing home families, their, their dad, they're not coming back. so number one, he should apologize. number 2, is she give every cent that he made off his book to his many, many victims. and number 3, what i hope and he won't voluntarily do this, but i hope he ends up in prison. what he's done, cuomo spoke tail is just one of
a series of scandals involving the former governor. he resigned in late august after numerous allegations of sexual misconduct. earlier in the pandemic, the governor was praised for his decisive action to prevent the spread of covert. but in february it emerged that new york authorities had massively under reported debts and nursing homes. it turned out that over 9000 patients had been prematurely sent back to care facilities, leading to masses of preventable infections. tracy alvina again thinks cool, most lucrative book, dillard's insult to injury in the beginning, when cold it emerged in new york. she was telling us to go out, you know, don't panic, the panic is worse than the virus. and then at the last minute he panicked and he made really, really poor decisions. he hasn't been held accountable yet. his resignation as governor is not accountability and us nursing on families that really want answers
what he needs to be held accountable. what he's done, he's destroyed our lives. hormones book, once again, it is a blood money book of lies. and it was written on the graves of over $16000.00 innocent senior citizens. and it's not only reason to write a book on how you convert a pandemic in the middle of a pandemic. but it's still rate evil. actively omit jets from public health record to make money off of a book deal to my father's death may have been an inconvenient number that he left off the report to get a 5000000 dollar book deal. but to me, my father was my whole world. delving into the financial issues that continue to press the globe. next. it's been bust big numbers on some big possible solutions. being debated. right. had a
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