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    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster

    Ukraine prepared 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. …read more Source: GMA News...

    30 Years On, Chernobyl Evacuees Yearn Return to ‘Death Zone’
    Apr26

    30 Years On, Chernobyl Evacuees Yearn Return to ‘Death Zone’

    In the early hours of April 26, 1986, Reactor 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in then Soviet-controlled Ukraine exploded, releasing huge amounts of radiation into the air.One-hundred-sixteen-thousand people living around the plant were evacuated, and 220,000 more were forced to leave in subse… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    U.S. flies F-22s to Romania as show of strength to Russia
    Apr25

    U.S. flies F-22s to Romania as show of strength to Russia

    The U.S. Air Force on Monday flew in two F—22 Raptor fighter jets to Romania as a show of strength to deter Russian intervention in Ukraine. The fighter jets landed at the Mihail Kogalniceanu air bas… …read more Source: The...

    VivaCell-MTS supports the fifth international NASA Space Apps  Challenge
    Apr25

    VivaCell-MTS supports the fifth international NASA Space Apps Challenge

    The fifth international Space Apps Challenge of the NASA – the National Aeronautics and Space Administration of the USA – took place in Byurakan Observatory, the press office of VivaCell-MTS has told ArmInfo. Different teams took part in the challenge held from April 22 to April 24, 2016. The participants developed applications on the...

    U.S. begins F-22 fighter deployment to reassure NATO allies facing Russia
    Apr25

    U.S. begins F-22 fighter deployment to reassure NATO allies facing Russia

    One of four U.S. F-22 stealth fighters prepares to land at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. (AP Photo) The United States began its biggest European deployment of F-22 fighters with a visit to the Black Sea in an exercise aimed at beefing up military support for NATO’s eastern European allies who say they...

    Forecast: Price to pay for “betraying” strategic ally may be too high  for both Moscow and Ankara
    Apr25

    Forecast: Price to pay for “betraying” strategic ally may be too high for both Moscow and Ankara

    It is early to say that the Caucasus will be divided because of the Russia-Turkey confrontation, but there are still such risks, Russian analyst Sergey Markedonov told ArmInfo. “The current unresolved ethnic and political problems amid lack of any breakthrough in the Russian- Turkish relations create potential risks. Not having settled the...

    Pilot jailed in Russia may return ‘in weeks’: Ukraine leader
    Apr25

    Pilot jailed in Russia may return ‘in weeks’: Ukraine leader

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday he hoped to see a Kiev-born pilot who received a 14-year jail sentence in Russia return home as part of a prisoner swap “in a few weeks”. The case of 34-year-old Nadiya Savchenko has further strained ties between the two neighbours as Ukraine fights a pro-Russian eastern...

    Obama says Russia sanctions must stay in place until Minsk implemented
    Apr25

    Obama says Russia sanctions must stay in place until Minsk implemented

    US President Barack Obama said on Monday that the West needed to uphold the sanctions it has imposed against Russia over the Ukraine crisis until Moscow fully implements the so-called Minsk peace agreement. …read more Source:...

    Obama says Russia sanctions must stay in place until Minsk implemented
    Apr25

    Obama says Russia sanctions must stay in place until Minsk implemented

    HANOVER, Germany (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday that the West needed to uphold the sanctions it has imposed against Russia over the Ukraine crisis until Moscow fully implements the so-called Minsk peace agreement. …read more Source: The...

    Barack Obama, top US allies to discuss challenges straining Europe
    Apr25

    Barack Obama, top US allies to discuss challenges straining Europe

    Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, from left, President Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Minister President of Lower Saxony Stephan Weil, are seated in the front row before the opening ceremony of the Hannover Messe trade fair opening ceremony in Hannover, Germany, on Sunday. (AP Photo) Monday’s meeting in Hannover,...

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