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    The Very Moment the Plane Landed in Armenia—I Felt Myself Like at Home: Our Exclusive Interview with Jamala
    Apr18

    The Very Moment the Plane Landed in Armenia—I Felt Myself Like at Home: Our Exclusive Interview with Jamala

    Jamala (Susanna Jamaladynova), jazz and opera singer, is the Ukrainian representative in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest with the song “1944.” A song, widely discussed on the internet, as it contains special messages for Russia. For the first time Jamala performed when she was 15. She participated in a range of music contests and festivals,...

    Ukraine marks 30 years after Chernobyl disaster
    Apr18

    Ukraine marks 30 years after Chernobyl disaster

    Thirty years ago, a safety test at a nuclear power plant in the small city of Pripyat, Ukraine, turned into a disaster that the world …read more Source: World...

    Armenians of Ukrainian Lvov offer to rename city into Aryuts
    Apr18

    Armenians of Ukrainian Lvov offer to rename city into Aryuts

    The Armenian community of Lvov plan to raise the issue of renaming this biggest city of Western Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Defying radiation, elderly residents cling on in Chernobyl (AFP)
    Apr18

    Defying radiation, elderly residents cling on in Chernobyl (AFP)

    Chernobyl (Ukraine) (AFP) – Defying radioactive contamination and a government evacuation order, Yevgeny Markevich returned to his beloved Chernobyl shortly after it suffered the world’s worst nuclear accident 30 years ago this week. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine prepares to mark 30 years since Chernobyl
    Apr18

    Ukraine prepares to mark 30 years since Chernobyl

    Ukraine is preparing to mark 30 years since the Chernobyl disaster, the world’s worst nuclear accident whose death toll remains a mystery and which continues to jeopardize the local population’s health. More than 200 tons of uranium remain inside the reactor that exploded three decades ago at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, raising...

    Defying radiation, elderly residents cling on in Chernobyl
    Apr18

    Defying radiation, elderly residents cling on in Chernobyl

    CHERNOBYL: Defying radioactive contamination and a government evacuation order, Yevgeny Markevich returned to his beloved Chernobyl shortly after it suffered the world’s worst nuclear accident 30 years ago this week. The sturdy 78-year-old former teacher is among 158 people still living in the 30 kilometre (19 mile) exclusion zone around...

    Toward a Global Realignment
    Apr18

    Toward a Global Realignment

    Five basic verities regarding the emerging redistribution of global political power and the violent political awakening in the Middle East are signaling the coming of a new global realignment.The first of these verities is that the United States is still the world’s politically, economically, and militarily most powerful entity but, given...

    Bets are off for stranded HK casino ship, forlorn crew
    Apr18

    Bets are off for stranded HK casino ship, forlorn crew

    HONG KONG: Captain Valerie Lyzhyn and his 45 crew are stranded in Hong Kong, big losers in a gambling slump triggered by a Chinese crackdown on corruption that has scared off the high-rollers. Lyzhyn, 62, a Russian-born Ukrainian and veteran… …read more Source: The News...

    Delo: UN sec-gen selection process far from democratic
    Apr18

    Delo: UN sec-gen selection process far from democratic

    Given the state of the global economy and conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East, nominations for the new UN secretary general have been a prime diplomatic topic for quite some time and the selection process seems to be more interesting then before, Delo notes on Monday in The Big Race. …read more Source:...

    Why a babushka refuses to leave Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone
    Apr18

    Why a babushka refuses to leave Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone

    A Ukrainian grandmother and her sisters refuse to leave Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone. …read more Source: USA...