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    Giant arch slides over Chernobyl site
    Nov29

    Giant arch slides over Chernobyl site

    In the middle of 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 prevent deadly radiation spewing from the stricken reactor for the next 100 years.On April 26, 1986, a botched test at the Soviet nuclear plant sent clouds of smouldering...

    HIV toll tops 1mn in Russia … and climbing
    Nov29

    HIV toll tops 1mn in Russia … and climbing

    WRussia’s HIV infection rate is growing 10 % a year and more than 1mn Russians have been diagnosed with the disease in nearly three decades, the country’s top Aids expert said yesterday.The number of registered cases reached 1,087,339 on September 30, Vadim Pokrovsky, head of the national state Aids centre, said at a news...

    The Revival of the Working-Class Concept
    Nov29

    The Revival of the Working-Class Concept

    Photo by Ted S. Warren/AP The polarization in the country following the Trump electoral victory is not what Karl Marx called the “class struggle.” But it reflects an underlying class struggle — what Marx called the “uninterrupted, now hidden, now open fight” — which is a real thing, surely, in this country and globally. This struggle between...

    German Foreign Minister says four-way talks on Ukraine were difficult
    Nov29

    German Foreign Minister says four-way talks on Ukraine were difficult

    MINSK – Four-way talks about the conflict in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday were difficult but meaningful and necessary, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier told reporters after a meeting with his counterparts from Ukraine, Russia and France. … …read more Source:...

    No breakthrough in latest ‘difficult’ foreign minister talks on Ukraine
    Nov29

    No breakthrough in latest ‘difficult’ foreign minister talks on Ukraine

    The foreign ministers of Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia have failed to agree on a roadmap for the peace process in eastern Ukraine. Germany’s Steinmeier said paying “lip service” to the conflict would not solve it. …read more Source:...

    France: still huge work to be done on Ukraine ceasefire process
    Nov29

    France: still huge work to be done on Ukraine ceasefire process

    MINSK – French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Tuesday that there was still an enormous amount of work to be done on the ceasefire process for eastern Ukraine but added that talks had not broken down altogether. Ayrault was speaking… …read more Source:...

    Chernobyl site gets a seal for next 100 years. That’s still 2,900 years too few
    Nov29

    Chernobyl site gets a seal for next 100 years. That’s still 2,900 years too few

    Chernobyl’s infamous Reactor 4 on Tuesday was sealed inside a giant sarcophagus that officials hope will protect Ukraine and the world for the next 100 years from the radioactive remains … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    The Guardian view on world chess rivalries: no return to the cold war | Editorial
    Nov29

    The Guardian view on world chess rivalries: no return to the cold war | Editorial

    It is tempting to present the Carlsen-Karjakin tussle in world chess championship as a clash between east and west. Thankfully times have changedFrom Wednesday night chess lovers can finally get some sleep. The world chess championship, which has been gripping chess fans for three weeks, with some games lasting seven hours or more, must be...

    ‘No progress’ at Ukraine peace meeting: Lavrov (AFP)
    Nov29

    ‘No progress’ at Ukraine peace meeting: Lavrov (AFP)

    Minsk (AFP) – Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said the meeting on Tuesday with his Ukrainian, French and German counterparts made “no progress” in ending the war between Kiev and pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine’s east. …read more Source: The West...

    Talks on Ukraine produce no visible results
    Nov29

    Talks on Ukraine produce no visible results

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