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    Top Ukraine TV host protests work ban with hunger strike
    Apr26

    Top Ukraine TV host protests work ban with hunger strike

    KIEV (Reuters) – A prominent TV talkshow host in Ukraine declared on Tuesday he was going on hunger strike in protest over a decision by state authorities to strip him of his work permit, a move he described as politically motivated. …read more Source:...

    Chernobyl 30th anniversary recalls painful memories
    Apr26

    Chernobyl 30th anniversary recalls painful memories

    Kiev, Ukraine — As Ukraine and Belarus on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident with solemn words and an angry protest, some of the men who were sent to the site in the first chaotic and frightening days were gripped by painful memories. The disaster shone a spotlight on lax safety standards and government secrecy...

    Chernobyl 30th anniversary recalls painful memories
    Apr26

    Chernobyl 30th anniversary recalls painful memories

    Kiev, Ukraine — As Ukraine and Belarus on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident with solemn words and an angry protest, some of the men who were sent to the site in the first chaotic and frightening days were gripped by painful memories. The disaster shone a spotlight on lax safety standards and government secrecy...

    Top Ukraine TV host protests work ban with hunger strike
    Apr26

    Top Ukraine TV host protests work ban with hunger strike

    KIEV (Reuters) – A prominent TV talkshow host in Ukraine declared on Tuesday he was going on hunger strike in protest over a decision by state authorities to strip him of his work permit, a move he described as politically motivated. …read more Source:...

    Russian court bans Crimean Tatar governing body
    Apr26

    Russian court bans Crimean Tatar governing body

    The ruling brands Tatar community extremist organisation in latest move against Ukrainian peninsula’s ethnic minority. …read more Source: AL...

    Think Tank Outlines Possible Scenarios for Russian Collapse
    Apr26

    Think Tank Outlines Possible Scenarios for Russian Collapse

    Kiev, Ukraine—The European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) released an assessment of possible scenarios for Russia’s collapse last week. Read… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Ambassador: Soviet Leadership Responsible for Chernobyl’s Victims
    Apr26

    Ukrainian Ambassador: Soviet Leadership Responsible for Chernobyl’s Victims

    In an interview with Foreign Policy, Ukraine’s ambassador decried the Soviet Union’s cover up of Chernobyl and said limiting the spread of radiation remains a top priority. …read more Source: Foreign...

    The International Effort to Contain Chernobyl
    Apr26

    The International Effort to Contain Chernobyl

    Workers are constructing a massive sarcophagus-like cover for the destroyed Chernobyl reactor. Valentyn Ogirenko / ReutersThirty years after an explosion at a Soviet nuclear power plant spewed radiation across Europe and forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of people, workers continue the long process of securing the site of the worst...

    The Lessons Of Chernobyl May Be Different Than We Thought
    Apr26

    The Lessons Of Chernobyl May Be Different Than We Thought

    Thirty years ago today, the Number 4 reactor at Chernobyl blew itself to smithereens, resulting in the worst nuclear disaster in history. A radiation cloud drifted over Europe, contaminating food sources that to this day continue to be monitored. Fifty-thousand residents in the nearby city of Pripyat were permanently evacuated. Dozens of people...

    In Sign of Support, US Deploys F-22 Fighter Jets in Romania
    Apr26

    In Sign of Support, US Deploys F-22 Fighter Jets in Romania

    The United States deployed F-22 fighter jets to Romania as a sign of military support for NATO’s eastern European allies who say they face aggression from Russia. The fighter jets landed on Monday at the Mihail Kogalniceanu air base in the country’s southeast. “The United States and Romania enjoy a very strong...