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    30 years later, Chernobyl’s searing legacy is still crippling and killing
    Apr17

    30 years later, Chernobyl’s searing legacy is still crippling and killing

    The fallout from the Vladimir Illyich Lenin Nuclear Power Station’s reactor No. 4 continues to ravage life in large areas of Ukraine and Belarus. And the human effects may be getting worse. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine-Russia Rivalry Intensifies Over Indian Defence Market
    Apr17

    Ukraine-Russia Rivalry Intensifies Over Indian Defence Market

    Ukraine, the first formerly Soviet republic to experience a peaceful transfer of power via the ballot box, plans to break the ‘Russian monopoly’ in India. Kiev recently launched a serious effort to export defence equipment to the South Asian country. Perto Fedoruk, the Chief Adviser of Ukroboronprom – Ukraine’s largest defence...

    30 years on, Chernobyl worker remembers disaster aftermath (AFP)
    Apr17

    30 years on, Chernobyl worker remembers disaster aftermath (AFP)

    Vyshgorod (Ukraine) (AFP) – Igor Magala can still remember the metallic taste he got in his mouth as he drove up to the Chernobyl nuclear power station on the morning of April 26, 1986. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine prepares to mark 30 years since Chernobyl shook the world (AFP)
    Apr17

    Ukraine prepares to mark 30 years since Chernobyl shook the world (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – 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 jeopardise the local population’s health. …read more Source: The West...

    Photos of the day – April 17, 2016
    Apr17

    Photos of the day – April 17, 2016

    People are seen under a banner during a protest against Norwegian child welfare service “Barnevernet” in central Oslo, April 16, 2016. – Reuters photo Spanish matador Juan Jose Padilla performs next to a bull during a bullfight at The Maestranza bullring in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 16, 2016. – Reuters photo Football...

    US Air Force plane intercepted by Russian jet in ‘unsafe’ manner: Pentagon
    Apr17

    US Air Force plane intercepted by Russian jet in ‘unsafe’ manner: Pentagon

    Washington (AFP) – A US Air Force reconnaissance plane was intercepted by a Russian SU-27 jet in an unsafe and unprofessional manner while in international airspace over the Baltic Sea, the Pentagon said.The US aircraft was operating in international airspace and at no time crossed into Russian territory, Laura Seal, a Pentagon spokeswoman,...

    Ukraine to mark 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
    Apr17

    Ukraine to mark 30 years since Chernobyl disaster

    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 jeopardise the local population’s health. More than 200 tonnes of uranium remain inside the reactor that exploded three decades ago at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant,...

    Ukraine to mark 30 years since Chernobyl shook the world
    Apr17

    Ukraine to mark 30 years since Chernobyl shook the world

    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 jeopardise the local population’s health. …read more Source: GMA News...

    Stolen Dutch paintings recovered in Ukraine
    Apr17

    Stolen Dutch paintings recovered in Ukraine

    KIEVE: Four Dutch masterpieces dating from the Netherland’s 17th-century Golden Age have been recovered by security services in Ukraine over 10 years after they were stolen from a museum in the Netherlands, Ukraine Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said on April 14. The paintings — part of a group of 24 works valued at $11.26 million when they...

    This too shall pass
    Apr17

    This too shall pass

    Or won’t it? Termed by American dissident, Edward Snowden as ‘one of the biggest leaks in the history of journalism’, confidential data of a Panamanian firm – which specializes in offshore tax havens – hit media across the world. 100 media organizations globally, with the help of 300 journalists went through 2.6 TB of Mossack...