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    Massive Chernobyl Shield Moves Into Place
    Nov29

    Massive Chernobyl Shield Moves Into Place

    A huge structure built to confine the radiation from the exploded Chernobyl nuclear reactor has been slotted into place in Ukraine. The world’s largest land-based moving building — 275 meters wide,108 meters tall, weighing 31,000 tons — slid into position over hydraulic tracks on November 29. (EBRD/Novaka via AP) …read...

    Massive $2.1B shelter built over exploded Chornobyl reactor to stop radiation from seeping through
    Nov29

    Massive $2.1B shelter built over exploded Chornobyl reactor to stop radiation from seeping through

    CHORNOBYL, Ukraine — A massive shelter has finally been installed over the exploded reactor at the Chornobyl nuclear plant, one of the most ambitious engineering projects in the world. The half-cylinder-shaped shelter began being moved toward the reactor on a system of hydraulic jacks two weeks ago and reached its destination Tuesday, a...

    Ousted Ukrainian President Called to Answer Treason Charges
    Nov29

    Ousted Ukrainian President Called to Answer Treason Charges

    Ukraine’s prosecutor general has accused the ousted President Viktor Yanukovych of treason, after the former leader made his first witness testimony to a Ukrainian court since the street protests that toppled him almost three years ago. Yanukovych, who has not been back to Ukraine since fleeing for Russia in 2014, spoke to the court by...

    One in seven with HIV in Europe unaware of infection
    Nov29

    One in seven with HIV in Europe unaware of infection

    One in seven people with HIV in Europe is unaware of their infection, the EU and World Health Organization reported Tuesday as 2015 marked another record year for new HIV cases in the region. ‘HIV/AIDS continues to be a serious problem in Europe… The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control’s (ECDC) estimate that one in...

    Think Tank Awards 2016: the winners
    Nov29

    Think Tank Awards 2016: the winners

    It is hard to remember a year like it. Brexit, the collapse of the David Cameron’s government and now the election of Donald Trump have sent the political world into a spin. By any measure, 2016 will go down as the graveyard of orthodoxy. The populist surge in the United States, Britain and continental Europe represents a politics that...

    Ukraine moves new safety dome over Chernobyl’s doomed reactor
    Nov29

    Ukraine moves new safety dome over Chernobyl’s doomed reactor

    Ukraine on Tuesday unveiled the world’s largest moveable metal structure over the Chernobyl nuclear power plant’s doomed fourth reactor to ensure the safety of Europeans for generations to come. The giant arch’s height of 108 meters makes it taller than New York’s Statue of Liberty while its weight of 36,000 tons is three...

    Giant safety dome to block radiation from Chernobyl site
    Nov29

    Giant safety dome to block radiation from Chernobyl site

    In a vast exclusion zone in northern Ukraine, the world’s largest land-based moving structure has been slid over the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site to stop deadly radiation spewing from the stricken reactor for the next 100 years. …read more Source: France...

    Brest to open winter athletics season with international tournament
    Nov29

    Brest to open winter athletics season with international tournament

    Partaking in the competitions will be more than 300 young athletes from Belarus, Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia and Moldova. …read more Source:...

    Russian Defense Ministry: Western calls for more sanctions on Russia a response to liberation of thousands of civilians in Aleppo
    Nov29

    Russian Defense Ministry: Western calls for more sanctions on Russia a response to liberation of thousands of civilians in Aleppo

    Moscow, SANA – The Russian Defense Ministry considered that the calls by West to subject Russia to more sanctions came as a response to the Syrian Arab Army’s liberation of more than 80,000 civilians from the eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo city who were held hostage by terrorist organizations. In a statement published by RT website,...

    Ukraine: Country moves giant new safety dome over Chernobyl
    Nov29

    Ukraine: Country moves giant new safety dome over Chernobyl

    Ukraine on Tuesday unveiled the world’s largest moveable metal structure over the Chernobyl nuclear power plant’s doomed fourth reactor to ensure the safety of Europeans for future generations.The gigantic arch soars 108 metres (355 feet) into the sky — making it taller than New York’s Statue of Liberty — while its...