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    Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30th anniversary – in pictures
    Apr26

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30th anniversary – in pictures

    Crowds have gathered in Ukraine, Russia and beyond to remember the victims of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. The nuclear fallout forced tens of thousands of people from their homes, with many killed at the time and in subsequent years as a result of the radiation … …read more Source: The...

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30th anniversary – in pictures
    Apr26

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30th anniversary – in pictures

    Crowds have gathered in Ukraine, Russia and beyond to remember the victims of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. The nuclear fallout forced tens of thousands of people from their homes, with many killed at the time and in subsequent years as a result of the radiation … …read more Source: The...

    Decades after Chernobyl, Ukraine hooked on nuclear more than ever
    Apr26

    Decades after Chernobyl, Ukraine hooked on nuclear more than ever

    Three decades after the world’s worst nuclear accident, the home of the shuttered Chernobyl power plant remains more reliant than ever on nuclear power. When a botched test in the early hours of April 26, 1986, blew apart the reactor’s core and spewed huge amounts of radiation into the atmosphere, nuclear power accounted for about a...

    Gisela Stuart—Labour’s EU stance is alienating “swathes of traditional voters”
    Apr26

    Gisela Stuart—Labour’s EU stance is alienating “swathes of traditional voters”

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn (left) delivers a speech arguing that Britain should stay in the European Union. To his right is Alan Johnson, Chairman of “Labour In.” Senate House, London, 14th April 2016 : Brexit is the left-wing choice The Labour Party already has “a division between MPs and members—and now we’re introducing one between MPs...

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly
    Apr26

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly

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    Globe to Globe Hamlet comes home to Helsingør
    Apr26

    Globe to Globe Hamlet comes home to Helsingør

    After two years of travelling the world, covering over 308,835 km, the Globe to Globe Hamlet made its way to Kronborg Castle last Thursday, as Denmark became the 195th country on the ambitious world tour. Helsingør – the true home of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark – was the penultimate stop before ending up back at the Globe in London on April 23, an...

    Balcerowicz: Ukraine needs a program of restructuring and privatisation
    Apr26

    Balcerowicz: Ukraine needs a program of restructuring and privatisation

    Leszek Balcerowicz, the author of Poland’s post-communist transition to a market economy, who was appointed advisor to the Ukrainian president last week, has already commented on the economic situation in Ukraine. “Ukraine needs to break apart monopolies and privatise state-owned firms to transform itself into a well-functioning capitalist...

    Ukraine marks 30 years since 1986 Chornobyl nuclear disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since 1986 Chornobyl nuclear disaster

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    ‘Not a year went by without a Chernobyl funeral’: 30 years since disaster hit
    Apr26

    ‘Not a year went by without a Chernobyl funeral’: 30 years since disaster hit

    We meet the people most affected by the nuclear catastrophe, from the Pripyat evacuee to the daughter of a KGB first responderOn 26 April 1986 one of four nuclear reactors at the Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded, triggering the biggest nuclear catastrophe in history. Some living nearby found their lives changed almost immediately, for others...

    Memorial services mark 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
    Apr26

    Memorial services mark 30 years since Chernobyl disaster

    Relatives of those who died in Ukraine nuclear blast hold a candle-lit vigil …read more Source: The Irish...

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