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    Giant arch to block Chernobyl radiation for next 100 years
    Mar23

    Giant arch to block Chernobyl radiation for next 100 years

    CHERNOBYL, Ukraine (Reuters) – In the middle of a vast exclusion zone in northern Ukraine, the world’s largest land-based moving structure has been built to prevent deadly radiation spewing from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site for the next 100 years. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry to visit Belgium on Friday in show of U.S. support after bombings
    Mar23

    Kerry to visit Belgium on Friday in show of U.S. support after bombings

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Belgium on Friday to voice U.S. support for investigations of Tuesday’s bombings, a State Department spokesman said on Wednesday after Kerry arrived in Moscow for talks on Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Germany hopes for humanitarian solution for jailed Ukrainian pilot
    Mar23

    Germany hopes for humanitarian solution for jailed Ukrainian pilot

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Wednesday he hoped a humanitarian solution could be found for Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko who was on Tuesday sentenced to 22 years in jail by a Russian court. …read more Source: The...

    Murdered journalist buried in Ukraine 16 years after beheading
    Mar22

    Murdered journalist buried in Ukraine 16 years after beheading

    KIEV (Reuters) – An investigative journalist whose murder 16 years ago helped precipitate Ukraine’s Orange Revolution was buried in Kiev on Tuesday after a delay due to his mother’s unwillingness to accept his decapitated body was her son. …read more Source: The...

    Murdered journalist buried in Ukraine 16 years after beheading
    Mar22

    Murdered journalist buried in Ukraine 16 years after beheading

    KIEV (Reuters) – An investigative journalist whose murder 16 years ago helped precipitate Ukraine’s Orange Revolution was buried in Kiev on Tuesday after a delay due to his mother’s unwillingness to accept his decapitated body was her son. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's finance minister says ready to lead technocrat government
    Mar22

    Ukraine's finance minister says ready to lead technocrat government

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko threw her hat into the ring on Tuesday to head a technocrat government of people uncompromised by “a political past” after weeks of speculation over whether she would try to replace Arseny Yatseniuk. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's finance minister says ready to lead technocrat government
    Mar22

    Ukraine's finance minister says ready to lead technocrat government

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said on Tuesday that she was ready to form a government of technocrats that would be free from the influence of politicians and oligarchs. …read more Source: The...

    Only Putin can decide whether to trade jailed pilot with Ukraine – Ifax
    Mar22

    Only Putin can decide whether to trade jailed pilot with Ukraine – Ifax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Only President Vladimir Putin can decide whether Russia will trade convicted Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko with Kiev, the Interfax news agency cited the Kremlin as saying on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko condemns Savchenko 'kangaroo court'
    Mar22

    Ukraine's Poroshenko condemns Savchenko 'kangaroo court'

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine will never recognise the sentencing of Nadezhda Savchenko by a Russian “kangaroo court”, President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday after the Ukrainian pilot was handed a 22-year jail sentence. …read more Source: The...

    Russian court finds Ukrainian pilot Savchenko guilty
    Mar22

    Russian court finds Ukrainian pilot Savchenko guilty

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian court ruled on Tuesday that Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko was guilty of complicity in killing two Russian journalists and said that she will be given a custodial sentence. …read more Source: The...

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