: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Headlines for April 26, 2016
    Apr26

    Headlines for April 26, 2016

    Family of Tamir Rice to Receive $6M for Cleveland Police Killing of 12-Year-OldVoters Head to Polls in 5 States for “Acela Primary”Pollster: Sanders Is “Moving a Generation to the Left”Trump & Clinton Share Delaware Address Known for Tax LoopholeBillionaire Environmentalist Tom Steyer Pledges $25 Million to Spur Youth...

    Etched in their mind: Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl
    Apr26

    Etched in their mind: Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

    With flowers, candles, anger and tears, Ukraine on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant, the world’s worst nuclear accident. Some survivors said the chaos of that time is etched in their minds forever. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Prominent journalist denied work permit in Ukraine
    Apr26

    Prominent journalist denied work permit in Ukraine

    One of the most influential journalists on Ukrainian television has been denied a work permit in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Turkey visa deal only once ‘all criteria met’: EU
    Apr26

    Turkey visa deal only once ‘all criteria met’: EU

    The EU’s top diplomat Federica Mogherini said Tuesday that Turkey would only get visa-free travel to the bloc once it has met all the required criteria, AFP reports. Turkey has demanded its citizens be allowed to enter the European Union’s passport free Schengen zone without a visa by June, in exchange for it taking back migrants from...

    Albania mention by Brexit supporters surprises premier
    Apr26

    Albania mention by Brexit supporters surprises premier

    TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s prime minister said he has been surprised that supporters of a British exit from the European Union would want to join his country in a small trading bloc of non-EU countries. Britain will decide in a June 23 referendum whether to leave the 28-nation bloc. Albania, a full NATO member since 2009, expects to...

    Decades after Chernobyl, Ukraine hooked on nuclear more than ever
    Apr26

    Decades after Chernobyl, Ukraine hooked on nuclear more than ever

    Three decades after the world’s worst nuclear accident, the home of the shuttered Chernobyl power plant remains more reliant than ever on nuclear power. When a botched test in the early hours of April 26, 1986, blew apart the reactor’s core and spewed huge amounts of radiation into the atmosphere, nuclear power accounted for about a...

    Chernobyl disaster commemorated
    Apr26

    Chernobyl disaster commemorated

    KIEV: Ukraine on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) marks 30 years since the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl killed thousands and forced a global rethink about the wisdom of relying on atomic fuel. More than 200 tons of uranium remain inside the dilapidated reactor that spewed radioactive clouds across three quarters of Europe after...

    Etched in their mind: Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl
    Apr26

    Etched in their mind: Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — With flowers, candles, anger and tears, Ukraine on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the explosion at the Chernobyl… …read more Source:...

    By The Numbers: Scope of Chernobyl Disaster
    Apr26

    By The Numbers: Scope of Chernobyl Disaster

    Thirty years ago, the world’s worst nuclear accident unfolded after an explosion and fire at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant on April 26, 1986. A look at the scope of the disaster: What happened: During a shutdown test a steam explosion blew the roof off reactor 4. Blocks of super-heated graphite rained down on the site and huge amounts...

    Faces Of Chernobyl: Remembering The Tragedy
    Apr26

    Faces Of Chernobyl: Remembering The Tragedy

    On 26 April 1986, one of the four reactors at the Chernobyl nuclear power station on the Ukraine-Belarus border (then part of the USSR) exploded during a routine systems test. The blast and subsequent fire that continued for 10 days discharged vast amounts of radioactive material into the atmosphere at levels 300 times greater than Hiroshima. The...