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    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – Ukrainians held candlelit vigils Tuesday to mark 30 years since the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl spewed radiation across Europe and left several thousand people dead or dying. …read more Source: The China...

    Several Ukrainian MPs join Armenian Genocide recognition initiative
    Apr26

    Several Ukrainian MPs join Armenian Genocide recognition initiative

    Chairman of Union of Armenians of Ukraine Vilen Shatvoryan thanked Ukrainian MPs for their devotion to justice. …read more Source:...

    30 years on, Ukrainians remember victims of Chernobyl disaster
    Apr26

    30 years on, Ukrainians remember victims of Chernobyl disaster

    KIEV: Ukraine held memorial services on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster which permanently poisoned swathes of eastern Europe and highlighted the shortcomings of the secretive Soviet system. In the early hours of April 26, 1986, a botched test at the nuclear plant in then-Soviet Ukraine triggered a meltdown...

    Russia officially bans Crimean Tatar Mejlis as ‘extremist’
    Apr26

    Russia officially bans Crimean Tatar Mejlis as ‘extremist’

    The Supreme Court of Russian-held Crimea has branded the Crimean Tatars’ self-governing body. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

    By Dmytro Vlasov, Associated Press KIEV, Ukraine — With flowers, candles, anger and tears, Ukraine on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant, the world’s worst nuclear accident. Some survivors said the chaos of that time is etched in their minds forever. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko led a...

    Crimean court bans Tatar ruling body in blow to minority
    Apr26

    Crimean court bans Tatar ruling body in blow to minority

    Crimea’s supreme court banned Crimean Tatars’ highest ruling body on Tuesday, declaring it an “extremist” organisation in a move one exiled leader said was part of a Kremlin drive to crush the minority ethnic group on the Russia-annexed peninsula. …read more Source: Channel...

    Kyrgyzstan's Air Bishkek suspends operations
    Apr26

    Kyrgyzstan's Air Bishkek suspends operations

    Bishkek, April 26 / Kabar/. Air Bishkek suspended operations in February following a period of financial difficulties an airline official has told Russia’s Aviation Explorer news. According to the report, the Kyrgyz carrier’s last commercial flight was in February following which its sole aircraft, A320-200 EX-32002 (cn 386), was...

    Turkey visa deal only once ‘all criteria met’: EU
    Apr26

    Turkey visa deal only once ‘all criteria met’: EU

    The EU’s top diplomat Federica Mogherini said Tuesday that Turkey would only get visa-free travel to the bloc once it has met all the required criteria, AFP reports. Turkey has demanded its citizens be allowed to enter the European Union’s passport free Schengen zone without a visa by June, in exchange for it taking back migrants from...

    Chernobyl disaster commemorated
    Apr26

    Chernobyl disaster commemorated

    KIEV: Ukraine on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) marks 30 years since the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl killed thousands and forced a global rethink about the wisdom of relying on atomic fuel. More than 200 tons of uranium remain inside the dilapidated reactor that spewed radioactive clouds across three quarters of Europe after...

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly
    Apr26

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Supreme Court in the Russia-occupied peninsula of Crimea has banned the Crimean Tatar legislature as extremist.Tuesday’s ban follows months of persecution, …read more Source: Taiwan...

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