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    Chernobyl 30 years on: former residents remember life in the ghost city of Pripyat
    Mar07

    Chernobyl 30 years on: former residents remember life in the ghost city of Pripyat

    Evacuees from the Chernobyl nuclear accident remember relatives, friends and colleagues who died – and the abandoned city declared unsafe for 24,000 yearsIn a biting winter wind, Alexander Petrovich Zabirchenko walks slowly along a memorial to firefighters and workers who died in the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, touching each of the portraits...

    Kyiv protests Russian trial of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko
    Mar06

    Kyiv protests Russian trial of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko

    Some 2,000 people have taken part in a rally in Kyiv’s Independence Square, “calling for the release of a Ukrainian… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine protest at pilot’s detention
    Mar06

    Ukraine protest at pilot’s detention

    Hundreds of people gather outside the Russian embassy in Kiev, calling for the release of hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko. …read more Source:...

    5 takeaways from Slovakia’s election
    Mar06

    5 takeaways from Slovakia’s election

    BRATISLAVA — Slovakia’s parliamentary election produced more confusion than clarity. There’s no obvious path to a stable government, raising the prospect of political crisis just months before the country takes over the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union. Although Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico’s...

    Russian embassy in Kiev protests over damage to its cars: RIA
    Mar06

    Russian embassy in Kiev protests over damage to its cars: RIA

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Russia’s embassy in Kiev sent a note of protest to Ukraine’s foreign ministry on Sunday about attacks on the embassy’s cars, the RIA news agency quoted embassy spokesman Oleg Grishin as saying. …read more Source:...

    Empire’s martyrs: the British obsession with heroic failure
    Mar06

    Empire’s martyrs: the British obsession with heroic failure

    The British take a perverse pleasure in glorious defeat, as Heroic Failure and the British by Stephanie Barczewski examines. In 1799 the Scottish explorer Mungo Park published Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa, which described his voyage across Senegal and along the River Niger in Mali, in search of the city of Timbuktu. In 1805 he...

    Serbian and US armies hold defense consultations
    Mar06

    Serbian and US armies hold defense consultations

    BELGRADE – The armed forces of Serbia and the United States have held bilateral defense consultations, preceded by a meeting of Serbian Defense Minister Zoran Djordjevic and Chief of General Staff of the Serbian Armed Forces, Gen. Ljubisa Dikovic, with Michael Carpenter, U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense with responsibility for Russia,...

    Veliko Tarnovo’s Summer Medieval Festival now international
    Mar05

    Veliko Tarnovo’s Summer Medieval Festival now international

    Troupes for Medieval recreations from 5 countries have been invited to participate in the Summer Medieval Festival in the old Bulgarian capital of Veliko Tarnovo. That is why the festival which had four editions last year at the Tsarevets fortress with troupes from this country only now turns into an international event. “We have invited...

    Enough: NATO should stop feeding the Russian troll
    Mar05

    Enough: NATO should stop feeding the Russian troll

    For many years NATO attempted to use dialogue as the basis for its partnership with Russia. The Alliance operated in the spirit of trust and transparency. But this trust was, too often, abused: Russia disregarded the principles laid down in the 1997 NATO–Russia Founding Act; withdrew from the Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty; violated the...

    U.S. urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels over attacks
    Mar04

    U.S. urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels over attacks

    PARIS (Reuters) – Russia needs to use its influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to halt attacks by pro-Russian rebels, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Reuters on Friday. …read more Source:...

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