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    Russia, Ukraine Top NATO Agenda 
    Apr27

    Russia, Ukraine Top NATO Agenda 

    NATO foreign ministers meet Friday in Brussels, where tensions with Russia are set to top the agenda. The summit comes weeks after Western countries accused Moscow of poisoning a former spy in Britain. Tensions were further increased following Russia ally Syria’s alleged chemical weapons attack, and the retaliatory airstrikes by the United...

    Poland criticizes US claim that Polish law glorifies Nazism
    Apr26

    Poland criticizes US claim that Polish law glorifies Nazism

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish officials on Thursday criticized 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 U.S. State Department to pressure Poland and Ukraine...

    Armenia is having a ‘color revolution.’ So why is Russia so calm?
    Apr26

    Armenia is having a ‘color revolution.’ So why is Russia so calm?

    Unlike post-Soviet revolutions in Ukraine, Georgia, and elsewhere, the current protests in Armenia have not alarmed the Kremlin, even though they look set to bring greater democracy. That is likely due to the lack of geopolitical stakes involved. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Armenia is having a ‘color revolution.’ So why is Russia so calm?
    Apr26

    Armenia is having a ‘color revolution.’ So why is Russia so calm?

    Unlike post-Soviet revolutions in Ukraine, Georgia, and elsewhere, the current protests in Armenia have not alarmed the Kremlin, even though they look set to bring greater democracy. That is likely due to the lack of geopolitical stakes involved. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    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...

    Conference of European Alliance of News Agencies (EANA) organised in Bucharest for first time
    Apr26

    Conference of European Alliance of News Agencies (EANA) organised in Bucharest for first time

    The conference of the European Alliance of News Agencies (EANA) is taking place for the first time in Bucharest, between 25-27 April, with the AGERPRES Romanian National News Agency being the co-organiser of the meeting. The theme of the conference in Bucharest called “News Agencies and Changing Markets Strategies for Developing New...

    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...