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    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...

    Tatar Legislature Is Banned in Crimea
    Apr26

    Tatar Legislature Is Banned in Crimea

    Tatars, who were the lone voice of opposition to Russia’s annexation of Crime, have often been subject to harassment there. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine strips top political talk show host of work permit (AFP)
    Apr26

    Ukraine strips top political talk show host of work permit (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s most prominent political talk show host was stripped of his work permit on Tuesday in what he described as a politically-charged case. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia’s TV Rain Swims Against Tide in Sea of Kremlin Propaganda
    Apr26

    Russia’s TV Rain Swims Against Tide in Sea of Kremlin Propaganda

    Television, where most Russians get their news, has increasingly been under pressure in Russia. It is now almost completely state controlled. But in Moscow, TV Rain stands out as an island in a sea of Kremlin media attacks. Privately owned TV Rain is one of Russia’s few remaining broadcasters willing to regularly air views critical of...

    Several Ukrainian MPs join Armenian Genocide recognition initiative
    Apr26

    Several Ukrainian MPs join Armenian Genocide recognition initiative

    Chairman of Union of Armenians of Ukraine Vilen Shatvoryan thanked Ukrainian MPs for their devotion to justice. …read more Source:...

    30 years after Chernobyl, Ukraine remembers 600,000 fearless heroes
    Apr26

    30 years after Chernobyl, Ukraine remembers 600,000 fearless heroes

    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...