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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Those Who Live in Chernobyl’s Shadow Still Suffer
    Apr26

    Those Who Live in Chernobyl’s Shadow Still Suffer

    Residents say their plight is being ignored by Ukraine’s government. …read more Source: ABC...

    Prominent journalist denied work permit in Ukraine
    Apr26

    Prominent journalist denied work permit in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — One of the most influential journalists on Ukrainian television was denied a work permit on Tuesday, authorities said. Migration authorities said they wouldn’t extend the permit for Savik Shuster, host of a popular political talk show, because he failed to inform them of a tax investigation against him. Shuster, who was born...

    Chernobyl vs. Chornobyl: Why the different spellings?
    Apr26

    Chernobyl vs. Chornobyl: Why the different spellings?

    As Ukraine marks 30 years since the worst nuclear disaster in history, you may be confused to see the name of the explosion site spelled two different ways. Some readers may be accustomed used to seeing the Russian spelling, Chernobyl. However, The Canadian Press wire agency has transitioned to using the Ukrainian spelling, Chornobyl. …read...

    Crimean court bans ‘extremist’ Tatar governing body
    Apr26

    Crimean court bans ‘extremist’ Tatar governing body

    Ruling against Mejlis sparks fears of renewed crackdown against peninsula’s ethnic minorityThe top court in Crimea has banned the ruling body of the Crimean Tatar community, the Mejlis, branding it an extremist organisation in the latest move against the peninsula’s ethnic minority.The supreme court of Crimea, annexed by Russia from...

    Russian Prosecutor General Accuses ‘Right Sector’ of Using Social Media to Overthrow the Kremlin
    Apr26

    Russian Prosecutor General Accuses ‘Right Sector’ of Using Social Media to Overthrow the Kremlin

    One of the currently available VKontakte pages for the Ukrainian nationalist organization “Right Sector.” Image by Tetyana Lokot. In a new report, Russian Prosecutor General, Yuri Chaika, has publicly accused Ukrainian nationalist group “Right Sector” of attempts to use the Internet to stage mass unrest in Russia, in a bid to overthrow the...

    Georgia’s Hopes Of NATO Membership Recede
    Apr26

    Georgia’s Hopes Of NATO Membership Recede

    Any lingering hopes Georgia’s leaders may still have nurtured that the country would be formally offered a Membership Action Plan (MAP) at NATO’s Warsaw summit in July have been exposed as misplaced. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

    By Dmytro Vlasov, Associated Press 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. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko led a...

    Russia Starts Trial of New Electromagnetic Warfare System
    Apr26

    Russia Starts Trial of New Electromagnetic Warfare System

    Russia has began testing out its new electromagnetic warfare system, which is said to be capable of neutralizing all enemy electronics, according to Russian media reports. RT is reporting this week that an electronic warfare equipment producer for Russia has been conducting factory testing for the new system. It is able to protect troops and...

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly
    Apr26

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Supreme Court in the Russia-annexed peninsula Crimea on Tuesday banned a Crimean Tatar group in the latest step to marginalize the minority. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of nuclear disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of nuclear disaster

    Commemorations are under way in Ukraine to mark the 30th anniversary of the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl. Sirens were sounded at the same moment as the first explosion at the reactor, in the early hours of April 26, 1986. The meltdown at the Soviet plant was the worst nuclear disaster in history. An uncontrolled reaction …read more Source:...