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    Ukraine remembers Chernobyl victims 30 years on
    Apr26

    Ukraine remembers Chernobyl victims 30 years on

    Ukraine holds memorial services to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster which permanently poisoned swathes of eastern Europe and highlighted the shortcomings of the secretive Soviet system. …read more Source: ABC...

    Crimean Court Bans Tatar Ruling Body
    Apr26

    Crimean Court Bans Tatar Ruling Body

    Crimea’s supreme court banned Crimean Tatars’ highest ruling body Tuesday, declaring it an “extremist” organization in a move one exiled leader said was part of a Kremlin drive to crush the minority ethnic group on the Russia-annexed peninsula. Most Crimean Tatars, a Muslim people indigenous to the Black Sea region,...

    6 Structures Designed to Save Humanity From Itself
    Apr26

    6 Structures Designed to Save Humanity From Itself

    This article originally appeared on ArchDaily.On April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the city of Pripyat in northern Ukraine suffered a catastrophic failure, resulting in a nuclear meltdown and a series of explosions which scattered radioactive material across large areas of Ukraine, Belarus and Russia.More than 50,000 people...

    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:...

    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...

    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...