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    Ukraine remembers victims of Chernobyl nuclear disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine remembers victims of Chernobyl nuclear disaster

    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. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    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...

    Chernobyl remembers nuclear disaster 30 years on
    Apr26

    Chernobyl remembers nuclear disaster 30 years on

    Ukraine has held memorial services to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which permanently poisoned swathes of eastern Europe. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko Says Hopes For Savchenko’s Return To Ukraine Within “Weeks”
    Apr26

    Poroshenko Says Hopes For Savchenko’s Return To Ukraine Within “Weeks”

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he hopes jailed pilot Nadia Savchenko will return home from Russia as part of a prisoner swap “in a few weeks.” “We agreed a formula for resolving this probl …read more Source: Big News...

    Nuclear blast’s ‘desperately sad’ legacy
    Apr26

    Nuclear blast’s ‘desperately sad’ legacy

    ANALYSIS: As Ukraine marks 30 years since the Chernobyl disaster, the health effects are still being felt by the people of the region. …read more Source: Radio New Zealand

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the world (AFP)
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the world (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Tuesday 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. …read more Source: The West...

    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...

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster (Reuters)
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – 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 th… …read more Source: The West...

    Chernobyl disaster: This is how scientists are keeping the radiation contained
    Apr25

    Chernobyl disaster: This is how scientists are keeping the radiation contained

    Engineers at Chernobyl, Ukraine, are close to installing a new state-of-the-art protective shelter over the remains of reactor no. 4, the site of the worst nuclear power plant accident in history. …read more Source:...

    Donors pledge cash to keep Chernobyl safe 30 years after disaster (AFP)
    Apr25

    Donors pledge cash to keep Chernobyl safe 30 years after disaster (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Global donors on Monday pledged additional money to help Ukraine keep Chernobyl safe for generations after causing the world’s worst nuclear power disaster 30 years ago. …read more Source: The West...

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