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    Etched in their mind: Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl
    Apr26

    Etched in their mind: Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

    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… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Prominent journalist denied work permit in Ukraine
    Apr26

    Prominent journalist denied work permit in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” One of the most influential journalists on Ukrainian television has been denied a work permit in Ukraine.Migration authorities on Tuesday said they would not extend the permit for Savik Shuster, host of arguably the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine marks 30 years since 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine is marking the 30th anniversary of an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant, the world’s worst nuclear disaster.A vigil was held at midnight on Monday in the Ukrainian town of Slavutych where many… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    How scientists are keeping Chernobyl’s radiation contained
    Apr26

    How scientists are keeping Chernobyl’s radiation contained

    Engineers at Chernobyl, Ukraine, are close to installing a new state-of-the-art protective shelter over the remains of reactor number 4, the site of the worst nuclear power plant accident in history.The New Safe Confinement, a 30,000-tonne… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    A look at the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in numbers
    Apr25

    A look at the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in numbers

    CHERNOBYL, Ukraine (AP) ” Telling the story of Chernobyl in numbers 30 years later involves dauntingly large figures and others that are even more vexing because they’re still unknown. A look at numbers that hint at the scope of the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US flies F-22s to Romania as show of strength to Russia
    Apr25

    US flies F-22s to Romania as show of strength to Russia

    CONSTANTA, Romania (AP) ” The U.S. Air Force has flown in two F-22 Raptor fighter jets to Romania as a show of strength to deter Russian intervention in Ukraine.The fighter jets landed Monday at the Mihail Kogalniceanu air base,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    3 people killed in eastern Ukraine amid renewed fighting
    Apr24

    3 people killed in eastern Ukraine amid renewed fighting

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Ukrainian government says three troops have been killed in the volatile eastern Ukraine over the past 24 hours.Oleksander Motuzyanik from the presidential administration told a briefing Sunday that what appears… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Moscow defends ruling to suspend Tatar legislature in Crimea
    Apr22

    Moscow defends ruling to suspend Tatar legislature in Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A spokesman for President Vladimir Putin has rejected U.S. criticism about a recent decision to suspend a Crimean Tatar legislative body.The Russian justice ministry earlier this week suspended the Tatar Mejlis after… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP Exclusive: Ukraine children eat food tainted by Chernobyl
    Apr22

    AP Exclusive: Ukraine children eat food tainted by Chernobyl

    ZALYSHANY, Ukraine (AP) ” Viktoria Vetrova knows the risk her four children take in drinking milk from the family’s two cows and eating dried mushrooms and berries from the forest.But the cash-strapped Ukrainian government canceled… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Looking back: 30 years of photographing Chernobyl
    Apr21

    Looking back: 30 years of photographing Chernobyl

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Efrem Lukatsky, a Kiev-based photographer for The Associated Press, recalls the confusion and anxiety of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion, the world’s worst nuclear accident.___The Chernobyl… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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