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    How Did It Come to This?
    Nov29

    How Did It Come to This?

    The incoming Trump Administration faces rockier relations with Moscow than any new U.S. President since Ronald Reagan in 1981. As Thomas Graham and Matthew Rojansky have aptly noted, America’s Russia policy has failed. This failure runs deeper than Russian challenges to U.S. interests in Ukraine or Syria, and responsibility does not lie at...

    Russians Want Closer Ties With the U.S.
    Nov29

    Russians Want Closer Ties With the U.S.

    The majority of Russians are backing closer ties with the West in the second-highest numbers since Vladimir Putin came to power, Russian independent pollster Levada Center reports. Russia’s relationship with the U.S. and other Western states has considerably deteriorated over the last three years, with Moscow and Washington falling on...

    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...

    OSCE PA’s economic and environmental committee leaders applaud historic effort to contain Chernobyl contamination
    Nov29

    OSCE PA’s economic and environmental committee leaders applaud historic effort to contain Chernobyl contamination

    COPENHAGEN, 29 November 2016 – Welcoming the unveiling of a giant new dome being placed over Chernobyl nuclear power plant’s fourth reactor in Ukraine – the site 30 years ago of the worst accident in the history of nuclear power … …read more Source:...

    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...