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Belarus March Against Nuclear Power on Chernobyl Anniversary
Apr26

Belarus March Against Nuclear Power on Chernobyl Anniversary

MINSK, Belarus – About 400 people have marched in Belarus’ capital to mark the anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster and protest the construction of a nuclear plant in the country. Wednesday was the 31st anniversary of the explosion and fire at the nuclear plant in neighboring Ukraine. The disaster spewed...

Chernobyl’s ghost town draws daring tourists — 31 years after nuclear blast
Apr26

Chernobyl’s ghost town draws daring tourists — 31 years after nuclear blast

PRIPYAT, UKRAINE—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 ghost towns. Once home to some 50,000 people whose lives were connected to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant,...

China Launches its First Domestically-Made Aircraft Carrier
Apr26

China Launches its First Domestically-Made Aircraft Carrier

BEIJING – China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial trade routes. The 50,000-ton carrier was towed from its dockyard just after 9 a.m. Wednesday following a...

German Die Linke Lawmaker Denies Claims of Being Paid for Visiting Crimea
Apr26

German Die Linke Lawmaker Denies Claims of Being Paid for Visiting Crimea

SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) – The chairman of the German Left Party (Die Linke) parliamentary faction in the town of Quakenbrueck, Andreas Maurer, said Wednesday that his opponents’ claims that he was paid to visit Crimea were lies. “In Germany, my opponents are trying to discredit our visits to Crimea, claiming that I get paid for it. This is a...

German Lawmaker Says Ukraine’s 2014 Coup ‘Organized by West’
Apr26

German Lawmaker Says Ukraine’s 2014 Coup ‘Organized by West’

SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — The state coup in Ukraine in 2014 was organized by the West, member of Germany’s ruling party Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Willy Wimmer said on Wednesday. Wimmer is currently visiting Crimea as a member of a delegation of lawmakers and businesspeople from Germany and Austria. “What happened in Ukraine in 2014,...

UEFA Charge Dynamo Kiev with Racist Behavior
Apr26

UEFA Charge Dynamo Kiev with Racist Behavior

In 2015, fans of the club were filmed attacking four black supporters during a home Champions League match with English Premier League side Chelsea. …read more Source:...

US Troops Reach Donbass, Supply Ukraine Govt With Instructors
Apr26

US Troops Reach Donbass, Supply Ukraine Govt With Instructors

The situation in the Donbass region that comprises of Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine has become worse in the past few days. …read more Source:...

OSCE to Launch Criminal Investigation after Worker Killed in East Ukraine
Apr26

OSCE to Launch Criminal Investigation after Worker Killed in East Ukraine

The secretary general of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe said on Tuesday that those responsible for the death of an OSCE worker in eastern Ukraine should be found and brought to justice. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

Kiev Concerned by Reports US Might Slash Financial Aid
Apr26

Kiev Concerned by Reports US Might Slash Financial Aid

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — On Monday, Foreign Policy magazine, citing a Department of State budget document, reported that the United States was considering cutting Ukraine financial aid by some 68.8 percent. “The Embassy is concerned with the information in American press on the United States Administration’s budget proposals that may envisage...

Politics: The Russians are using ‘a new style of attack’ against France’s frontrunner candidate
Apr26

Politics: The Russians are using ‘a new style of attack’ against France’s frontrunner candidate

A hacking group linked to Russia's military intelligence apparatus has begun taking aim at France's centrist presidential candidate, Emmanuel Macron. A hacking group linked by cybersecurity experts to Russia’s military intelligence apparatus has begun taking aim at France’s centrist presidential candidate, Emmanuel Macron,...

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