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    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl
    Apr27

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

    KIEV, Ukraine — 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. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    World Press Freedom At Lowest In More Than A Decade, Watchdog Says
    Apr27

    World Press Freedom At Lowest In More Than A Decade, Watchdog Says

    A U.S.-based rights watchdog says press freedom in the world declined in 2015 to its lowest level in 12 years, under increased pressure from a combination of political, criminal, and terrorist elements. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Angry 8: Inside Germany’s far-right AfD
    Apr27

    Angry 8: Inside Germany’s far-right AfD

    BERLIN — The far-right Alternative for Germany has turned German politics on its head, but leadership squabbles threaten to derail the party’s rapid rise. Founded in 2013 as a protest party calling for the abolition of the euro and an end to bailouts given to EU members, it has developed into a far-right force to be reckoned with and now...

    Court in Russia-Annexed Crimea Bans Tatar Assembly
    Apr27

    Court in Russia-Annexed Crimea Bans Tatar Assembly

    (MOSCOW) — The Supreme Court in the Russia-annexed peninsula Crimea on Tuesday banned a Crimean Tatar group in the latest step to marginalize the minority. Crimea’s prosecutor Natalya Poklonskaya who personally lodged the lawsuit welcomed the ruling against the Mejlis, an assembly of Tatar community leaders. “This decision aims to ensure...

    US Pledges Support for Ukraine’s New Cabinet
    Apr27

    US Pledges Support for Ukraine’s New Cabinet

    The United States pledged its support for the new Ukrainian government as it embarks on the road of major reforms and changes in the country. U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasia …read more Source: Big News...

    Inside the hot zone: an enchanted forest reclaims Chernobyl, 30 years after nuclear disaster
    Apr27

    Inside the hot zone: an enchanted forest reclaims Chernobyl, 30 years after nuclear disaster

    Exactly three decades ago, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine sent a radioactive cloud across Europe. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Chernobyl disaster hero, scientist Giorgii Lysychenko, got prostate cancer from radiation
    Apr27

    Chernobyl disaster hero, scientist Giorgii Lysychenko, got prostate cancer from radiation

    Nuclear scientist Giorgii Lysychenko joined 600,000 military men and women to clean up the radioactive debris following the explosion of the Ukrainian power plant on April 26 1986. …read more Source: Daily...

    Chernobyl’s haunting impact, 30 years later
    Apr27

    Chernobyl’s haunting impact, 30 years later

    HARI SREENIVASAN: Now, 30 years on from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the fallout from that fateful day still haunts Europe as a somber anniversary is marked. (BELL TOLLING) HARI SREENIVASAN: Bells tolled 30 times in Kiev, once for each year since the world’s worst nuclear disaster. The president of Ukraine spoke at Chernobyl itself....

    The Invisible Disaster That Still Haunts Europe
    Apr27

    The Invisible Disaster That Still Haunts Europe

    A wolf in a wild wood near Ukraine’s Chernobyl in April of 2012 (Sergiy Gaschak / AP)Today marks 30 years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. In our January 1987 issue, Mary Jo Salter, an American living in Rome at the time of the accident, described the fear and uncertainty of living with the fallout, as public information and government...

    Chernobyl disaster commemorated by Ukrainian Canadians
    Apr27

    Chernobyl disaster commemorated by Ukrainian Canadians

    Ukrainian-Canadians, are marking the 30th anniversary of the nuclear disaster in the city of Chernobyl, Ukraine. Across Canada today vigils, services and commemorative gatherings are taking place in churches and community centres, solemnly remebering those whose lives were lost, and all those whose lives were irrevocably changed. Work to remove...