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    Jeff Sessions Repeatedly Refused to Tell Senators If He’ll Sit Out Cohen Case
    Apr26

    Jeff Sessions Repeatedly Refused to Tell Senators If He’ll Sit Out Cohen Case

    The attorney general evaded the questions by saying he wouldn’t even confirm the investigation existed. For the second time in as many days, Attorney General Jefferson Sessions has equivocated when asked about his position with regards to the Michael Cohen investigation.Attorney General Jeff Sessions evaded lawmakers’ questions on...

    Going home to Chernobyl ghost town 32 years on
    Apr26

    Going home to Chernobyl ghost town 32 years on

    Natalia Shevchuk stands by a radioactive sign in the ghost town of Pripyat, as she revisits her abandoned childhood home © AFP / SERGEI SUPINSKYPripyat, Ukraine, Apr 26 – Natalia Shevchuk gazes at the peeling walls inside her old flat and tears run down her cheeks: 32 years after the Chernobyl disaster she is finally revisiting her childhood home...

    Going home to Chernobyl ghost town 32 years on
    Apr26

    Going home to Chernobyl ghost town 32 years on

    PRIPYAT, Ukraine – Natalia Shevchuk gazes at the peeling walls inside her old flat and tears run down her cheeks: 32 years after the Chernobyl disaster she is finally revisiting her childhood home in the ghost town of Pripyat. “Come inside: this is Apartment No. 3, we lived here until 1986,” … …read more Source:...

    6 questions about the Chernobyl catastrophe
    Apr26

    6 questions about the Chernobyl catastrophe

    On April 26, 1986, a nuclear reactor exploded at the Chernobyl nuclear plant near the city of Pripyat (now Ukraine), poisoning the air and soil in several districts of Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus. …read more Source: Big News...

    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...

    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....