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    30 years on, Ukraine remembers Chernobyl catastrophe
    Apr26

    30 years on, Ukraine remembers Chernobyl catastrophe

    CHERNOBYL, Ukraine – Ukrainians held candlelit vigils Tuesday, April 26, to mark 30 years since the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl spewed radiation across Europe and left several thousand people dead or dying. Church bells rang and mourners laid flowers at Chernobyl’s memorial square … …read more Source:...

    Chernobyl’s Lasting Jewish Legacy
    Apr26

    Chernobyl’s Lasting Jewish Legacy

    Chernobyl is known as the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster. But the Ukrainian town has a much deeper meaning for a New Yorker named Yitz Twersky. He recounts his family history, which originated in what he calls “the seat of the Twersky Jewish dynasty.” (RFE/RL’s Russian Service) …read more Source: Radio...

    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 and tears, Ukraine on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant, the world’s worst nuclear disaster. Some survivors said the chaos of that time is etched in their minds forever. …read more Source: CNS...

    Thirty years on, Ukraine remembers Chernobyl catastrophe
    Apr26

    Thirty years on, Ukraine remembers Chernobyl catastrophe

    Church bells rang and mourners lit candles and laid flowers at the site’s memorial as the clock turned 1.23am – the exact moment when the plant’s reactor number four exploded and changed the fate of a generation living across the former Soviet Union. …read more Source: Channel...

    Balcerowicz: Ukraine needs a program of restructuring and privatisation
    Apr26

    Balcerowicz: Ukraine needs a program of restructuring and privatisation

    Leszek Balcerowicz, the author of Poland’s post-communist transition to a market economy, who was appointed advisor to the Ukrainian president last week, has already commented on the economic situation in Ukraine. “Ukraine needs to break apart monopolies and privatise state-owned firms to transform itself into a well-functioning capitalist...

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl catastrophe
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl catastrophe

    Church bells rang and mourners lit candles and laid flowers at the site’s memorial as the clock turned 1.23am – the exact moment when the plant’s reactor number four exploded and changed the fate of a generation living across the former Soviet Union. …read more Source: Channel...

    A look at the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in numbers
    Apr26

    A look at the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in numbers

    CHERNOBYL, Ukraine (AP) — Telling the story of Chernobyl in numbers 30 years later involves dauntingly large figures and others that are even more vexing because they’re still unknown. A look at numbers that hint at the scope of the world’s worst nuclear accident, the explosion and fire at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on April...

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the world
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the world

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – KIEV – Ukraine on Tuesday 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. …read more Source: The China...

    3 decades years later, Chernobyl scars still deep
    Apr26

    3 decades years later, Chernobyl scars still deep

    “People say 30 years has passed, but I can’t believe that,” says survivor from Ukraine town devastated by world’s worst nuclear disaster …read more Source:...

    U.S. Sends F-22 Warplanes To Support Romania From Russian Threat
    Apr26

    U.S. Sends F-22 Warplanes To Support Romania From Russian Threat

    The United States sent two F-22 warplanes to Romania for the first time. CNN reports that the F-22 Raptors, two of the world’s most advanced warplanes that can travel at twice the speed of sound, were sent to Romania as part of a NATO training exercise to demonstrate how quickly U.S. support can move to a forward operating base. The planes...