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    In pictures: Chernobyl, 30 years later
    Apr26

    In pictures: Chernobyl, 30 years later

    Over the past eight months, Getty Images has sent its Berlin-based photographer, Sean Gallup, to Chernobyl and the surrounding villages to document what life is like there 30 years after the world’s worst nuclear power plant accident. Long-term effects continue to this day, as Gallup’s photographs show. A sign warns of radiation near...

    Chernobyl poisoned my childhood
    Apr26

    Chernobyl poisoned my childhood

    On a warm spring evening on the last day of April 1986, my grandmother, a doctor, rushed to my parents’ house after work. “Don’t take Zoya outside and close the windows,” she told my mother. “Something has happened.” Earlier that day, a colleague whose husband was a high-ranking KGB officer had whispered that an accident had occurred...

    Global donors pledge more money for nuclear safety on Chernobyl anniversary
    Apr26

    Global donors pledge more money for nuclear safety on Chernobyl anniversary

    Donors around the world have promised additional funds to help ensure Chernobyl’s safety. The pledge comes as the government of Ukraine plans to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the nuclear disaster. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster

    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 the secretive Soviet system. …read more Source: France...

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster

    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 the secretive Soviet system. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine marks Chernobyl 30th anniversary
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks Chernobyl 30th anniversary

    Ukraine commemorates the 30th anniversary of the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl – the worst in history – with a series of events. …read more Source:...

    Polish economic reformer appointed adviser to Ukrainian president
    Apr26

    Polish economic reformer appointed adviser to Ukrainian president

    Leszek Balcerowicz – the author of Poland’s post-communist transition to a market economy – has been appointed adviser to the Ukrainian president. The often contentious figure will have plenty to contend with in Kyiv. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Danish People’s Party wants EU referendum too
    Apr25

    Danish People’s Party wants EU referendum too

    Denmark should follow the Brits and hold a referendum on membership of the European Union, the leader of the far-right Danish People’s Party said Monday. Kristian Thulesen Dahl wrote on his website that Denmark should try to win similar concessions from the EU if the U.K. votes to stay within the EU in the June 23 referendum. If the Danish...

    Belavia adds fifth daily flight to Kiev
    Apr25

    Belavia adds fifth daily flight to Kiev

    From 25 April to 29 October 2016 the Belarusian air company will operate the third flight to the international airport Kiev (Zhulyany). Thus, Belavia will fly to Kiev five times per day …read more Source:...

    BBC: Sunday Express wrong to say film claims MH17 was downed by Ukraine
    Apr25

    BBC: Sunday Express wrong to say film claims MH17 was downed by Ukraine

    Corporation accuses paper of ‘misrepresenting’ forthcoming documentaryThe BBC has criticised the Sunday Express for its claiming a forthcoming BBC2 documentary will say that Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot down by a Ukrainian jet.The Sunday Express ran an article headlined “Shock claim: Ukrainian fighter jet shot down Malaysia...

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