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    Visiting Chernobyl 32 Years After the Disaster

    Today marks the anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster—on April 26, 1986, technicians conducting a test inadvertently caused reactor number four to explode. Several hundred staff and firefighters then tackled a blaze that burned for 10 days and sent a plume of radiation around the world in the worst-ever civil nuclear disaster. More than...

    Poland Criticizes US Claim that Polish Law Glorifies Nazism
    Apr26

    Poland Criticizes US Claim that Polish Law Glorifies Nazism

    Poland’s government is criticizing the claim of a U.S. congressman that a new Polish law glorifies Nazi collaborators and denies the Holocaust. The charge was made by Ro Khanna, a Democrat from California, one of two congressmen leading a bipartisan effort urging the State Department to pressure Poland and Ukraine to combat state-sponsored...

    Bulgaria, Ukraine to work together to guarantee Bulgarian language study for Bulgarians in Ukraine
    Apr26

    Bulgaria, Ukraine to work together to guarantee Bulgarian language study for Bulgarians in Ukraine

    Bulgaria and Ukraine are going to work together to guarantee and expand the opportunities for the Bulgarian minority in that country for native language study. This has been confirmed during a meeting of Bulgarian President Rumen Radev with the Ukrainian Minister of Education and Science Lilia Hrynevych. Fulfilling the commitment made by the...

    Armenia’s ‘Velvet Revolution’ Prompts Comparisons With Ukraine, Georgia
    Apr26

    Armenia’s ‘Velvet Revolution’ Prompts Comparisons With Ukraine, Georgia

    Armenia’s acting prime minister has said the country will hold new elections if all parties agree to it, prompting celebrations Wednesday on the streets of the capital, Yerevan. Protests have been building for the last two weeks over an alleged power grab by former prime minister Serzh Sargsyan, who resigned Monday. His acting replacement,...

    Police Break Silence After Video Shows Far-Right Attack On Kyiv Roma
    Apr26

    Police Break Silence After Video Shows Far-Right Attack On Kyiv Roma

    When a Romany camp in Kyiv was attacked by far-right nationalists, the police downplayed it. Then a video of the attack went viral. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nordica launches flights to Kiev’s Zhuliany Airport
    Apr26

    Nordica launches flights to Kiev’s Zhuliany Airport

    Estonian flag-carrier airline Nordica is launching a new direct route to Kiev on Thursday, flying to Zhuliany Airport, the Ukrainian capital’s second-largest international airport, for the first time. …read more Source:...

    Deputy PM Simeonov Discusses the Problems and Rights of Bulgarians in Ukraine
    Apr26

    Deputy PM Simeonov Discusses the Problems and Rights of Bulgarians in Ukraine

    Deputy Prime Minister for Economic and Demographic Policy Valeriy Simeonov will hold a meeting with the Ukrainian Minister of Education and Science Lilia Grinevich. The main topic that will be discussed by the two is to guarantee the rights of the Bulgarian minority in Ukraine and to intensify the economic cooperation between the two countries....

    Armenia’s Crisis of Legitimacy
    Apr26

    Armenia’s Crisis of Legitimacy

    The resignation of Armenia’s long-time leader Serzh Sargsyan shows that the Armenian political establishment suffers from a crisis of legitimacy. While Armenia’s political environment is likely to get more lively, there is no indication that any political force is ready to tackle the country’s main conundrum: the tight...

    Ukraine Embassy in Bulgaria condemns Crimea visit of Ataka party members
    Apr26

    Ukraine Embassy in Bulgaria condemns Crimea visit of Ataka party members

    The Embassy of Ukraine to Bulgaria has explicitly condemned the illegal –according the Ukrainian side – visit to the Autonomous Republic of Crimea of representatives of the nationalist party Ataka led by its leader Volen Siderov. The delegation has arrived on the occasion of Yalta International Economic Forum which according to Ukraine is „a...

    “Jasmine Throes” movie to participate in Cannes and Kyiv film festivals  
    Apr26

    “Jasmine Throes” movie to participate in Cannes and Kyiv film festivals  

    Damascus, SANA- The Syrian film “Jasmine Throes” by Writer and Director Alaa al-Sahnawi will participate in Kyiv International Film Festival, and Cannes Film Festival as a step to inform the world about the suffering of the Syrians due to terrorism and its crimes. Speaking to SANA, the director, al-Sahnawi said that the film carries a message to...