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    Could the Chernobyl disaster pave the way for life on Mars?
    May09

    Could the Chernobyl disaster pave the way for life on Mars?

    The 1986 disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine saw high doses of radiation blasted into the surrounding area.The long-term effects on living organisms are of high interest to scientists in a range of applications,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    In Ukraine, feeling grows that the east is lost to Russia
    May08

    In Ukraine, feeling grows that the east is lost to Russia

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Leonid Androv, an electrician from Kiev, was drafted into the Ukrainian army and spent a year fighting Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine after the conflict broke out in 2014. Now, like many other Ukrainians,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    The Latest: Putin to discuss Ukraine, Syria with Merkel
    May03

    The Latest: Putin to discuss Ukraine, Syria with Merkel

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local):2:40 p.m.Russian President Vladimir Putin has told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that he hopes they… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Germany’s Merkel arrives in Russia for talks with Putin
    May03

    Germany’s Merkel arrives in Russia for talks with Putin

    MOSCOW (AP) ” German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Russia for talks with President Vladimir Putin expected to focus on the unresolved conflict in Ukraine and the civil war in Syria.Merkel traveled to the Black Sea city… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP Photos: Chernobyl’s ghost town draws daring visitors
    Apr26

    AP Photos: Chernobyl’s ghost town draws daring visitors

    PRIPYAT, Ukraine (AP) ” A bulletin board in the Ukrainian town of Pripyat still bears an edition of the Sovietsky Patriot newspaper, dated three days before the nuclear explosion that turned the city into one of the world’s most baleful… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    3 government troops killed in eastern Ukraine
    Apr26

    3 government troops killed in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian authorities say three of its troops have been killed and four injured in eastern Ukraine in an apparent flare-up of fighting between government troops and Russia-backed separatists.The press office for the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia to supply power to rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine
    Apr25

    Russia to supply power to rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Kremlin says Russia will supply electricity to separatist-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine after the Ukrainian government cut off the power because of unpaid bills.Ukraine has announced that it will stop supplying… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal
    Apr24

    Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has vowed to use Moscow’s influence to get Ukraine’s separatist rebels to comply with a cease-fire deal.Lavrov made the promise at a news conference Monday with EU foreign policy… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    International mission member killed in Ukraine blast
    Apr23

    International mission member killed in Ukraine blast

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A member of the OSCE’s monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine has died and at least one other was injured after their vehicle was blown up by a mine in the Luhansk region.Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, who… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Influential Ukrainian politician detained in graft probe
    Apr21

    Influential Ukrainian politician detained in graft probe

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian investigators have detained an influential former lawmaker suspected of embezzlement.The National Anti-Corruption Bureau said late on Thursday that it is preparing to file charges against Mykola Martynenko,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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