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    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...

    Meltdown victims remembered 30 years on
    Apr26

    Meltdown victims remembered 30 years on

    Memorial services were held in Ukraine on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which permanently poisoned areas of eastern Europe. …read more Source: China...

    Etched in their mind: Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl
    Apr26

    Etched in their mind: Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

    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… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    30 years after Chernobyl, Ukraine remembers 600,000 heroic ‘liquidators’
    Apr26

    30 years after Chernobyl, Ukraine remembers 600,000 heroic ‘liquidators’

    It could be thousands of years before people are able to return to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone to live. On Tuesday, Ukrainians took a moment to look back and honor those who sacrificed themselves to help in a time of crisis. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    The Hollow Men
    Apr26

    The Hollow Men

    Russia’s frozen power structures condemn it to crisis. The adage about power and corruption going hand in hand fits the case, but there is a more ancient one that fits Putin and his immediate colleagues even better, in the Talmud: “Power buries those who wield it.”The Power VerticalWhen he succeeded Yeltsin, Putin did not have to choose...

    Coal Pollution Likely Kills More People Annually Than Will Ever Die from Chernobyl Radiation
    Apr26

    Coal Pollution Likely Kills More People Annually Than Will Ever Die from Chernobyl Radiation

    The meltdown and explosion of reactor number 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant site in Ukraine 30 years ago was the worst nuclear accident in history. The reactor explosion and high radiation exposure killed 30 employees a few weeks after the explosion. The crippled plant spewed radioactive particiels across swathes of Europe for days...

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – Ukrainians held candlelit vigils Tuesday 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. …read more Source: The China...

    Kiev cancels critical television host’s work permit
    Apr26

    Kiev cancels critical television host’s work permit

    Ukraine has annulled the work permit of one of its most influential television hosts, Slavic Shuster. …read more Source: Iran...