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    Giant new dome set to keep Chernobyl safe for generations
    Nov27

    Giant new dome set to keep Chernobyl safe for generations

    CHERNOBYL, Ukraine: The world’s largest metal moveable structure will be unveiled Tuesday over the Chernobyl nuclear power plant’s doomed fourth reactor in Ukraine to ensure the safety of future generations across Europe. The giant arch – nearly as long as two football pitches and taller than New York’s Statue of Liberty – will...

    Leaders pay tribute to Fidel Castro, but critics scathing of ‘tyrant’
    Nov27

    Leaders pay tribute to Fidel Castro, but critics scathing of ‘tyrant’

    PARIS: The death of Cuba’s Fidel Castro prompted reaction across the spectrum Saturday with some world leaders describing him as a friend and ally, while rights groups recalled his repression of basic freedoms. Here are some responses to the death of the 90-year-old Cold War icon, whose life was defined by his resistance to the capitalist...

    Warm and cool: Cuba?s ties with USSR under Castro
    Nov27

    Warm and cool: Cuba?s ties with USSR under Castro

    The death of Cuban socialist icon Fidel Castro at age 90 on Friday stirred memories of his island nation´s close but at times fraught relations with the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the USSR, on Saturday hailed Castro for having strengthened Cuba in the face of an American economic blockade, praising his former counterpart...

    Trump and Putin: What is to be done?
    Nov27

    Trump and Putin: What is to be done?

    The true nature of the relationship between the Russians and President-elect Donald Trump may never be fully known. What is clear is that the framework for a new relationship is more complicated for the Trump team than it has been for any of their predecessors in the past quarter century. This is in part because of Donald Trump’s...

    Calgarians pay tribute to Holodomor genocide victims
    Nov27

    Calgarians pay tribute to Holodomor genocide victims

    Members of Calgary’s Ukrainian community came together Saturday to commemorate the 83rd anniversary of Holodomor, the genocide that killed millions of people in Ukraine in the 1930’s. …read more Source: Global...

    Russia Releases Son Of Crimean Tatar Leader Dzhemilev
    Nov26

    Russia Releases Son Of Crimean Tatar Leader Dzhemilev

    Khaiser Dzhemilev, the son of Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev, was released from a penal colony in Astrakhan in southern Russia on November 25. Dzhemilevs lawyer, Nikolai Polozov, said in a F …read more Source: Big News...

    World reacts to death of Cuba’s Fidel Castro
    Nov26

    World reacts to death of Cuba’s Fidel Castro

    The death of Cuba’s Fidel Castro prompted reaction across the spectrum Saturday with some world leaders describing him as a friend and ally, while rights groups recalled his repression of basic freedoms. Here are some responses to the death of the 90-year-old Cold War icon, whose life was defined by his resistance to the capitalist United...

    The One Chart That Russia’s Military Should Be Very Afraid Of
    Nov26

    The One Chart That Russia’s Military Should Be Very Afraid Of

    James Mugg Security, Europe Spending is set to drop. In 2014, the Russian economy faced two major setbacks: international economic sanctions following Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and a collapse in global oil prices. At the time, crude oil alone represented more than a third of Russian exports by value. The Russian economy has no doubt...

    Russia Releases Son Of Crimean Tatar Leader Dzhemilev
    Nov26

    Russia Releases Son Of Crimean Tatar Leader Dzhemilev

    Khaiser Dzhemilev, the son of Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev, was released from a penal colony in Astrakhan in southern Russia on November 25. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia in spat with Ukraine over missile test
    Nov26

    Russia in spat with Ukraine over missile test

    Moscow has protested against plans by Ukraine to carry out missile tests near Crimea, raising the diplomatic temperature between the two countries. …read more Source: Sky...