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    Ukraine marks Chernobyl 30th anniversary
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks Chernobyl 30th anniversary

    Ukraine commemorates the 30th anniversary of the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl – the worst in history – with a series of events. …read more Source:...

    30 Years On, Chernobyl Evacuees Yearn Return to ‘Death Zone’
    Apr26

    30 Years On, Chernobyl Evacuees Yearn Return to ‘Death Zone’

    In the early hours of April 26, 1986, Reactor 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in then Soviet-controlled Ukraine exploded, releasing huge amounts of radiation into the air.One-hundred-sixteen-thousand people living around the plant were evacuated, and 220,000 more were forced to leave in subse… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    What We’re Following This Evening
    Apr26

    What We’re Following This Evening

    Chernobyl’s anniversary: Tomorrow marks the 30-year anniversary of the explosion at the Soviet power plant that killed several workers and exposed thousands of others to dangerous levels of radiation. About 120,000 people were evacuated from the surrounding area, including 43,000 from the Ukrainian city of Pripyat. Decades later, the...

    Polish economic reformer appointed adviser to Ukrainian president
    Apr26

    Polish economic reformer appointed adviser to Ukrainian president

    Leszek Balcerowicz – the author of Poland’s post-communist transition to a market economy – has been appointed adviser to the Ukrainian president. The often contentious figure will have plenty to contend with in Kyiv. …read more Source:...

    Polish economic reformer appointed adviser to Ukrainian president
    Apr26

    Polish economic reformer appointed adviser to Ukrainian president

    Leszek Balcerowicz – the author of Poland’s post-communist transition to a market economy – has been appointed adviser to the Ukrainian president. The often contentious figure will have plenty to contend with in Kyiv. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    NATO Must Strengthen Its Front Line Against Russia
    Apr26

    NATO Must Strengthen Its Front Line Against Russia

    Janusz Onyszkiewicz, Imants Liegis, Elisabeth Braw Security, Europe Poland and Latvia’s former defense ministers have their say. On his visit to Estonia just before the 2014 NATO Summit in Wales, President Barack Obama stressed the importance of collective defense. “The defense of Tallinn and Riga and Vilnius is just as important as the...

    Polish economic guru appointed adviser to Ukrainian president
    Apr26

    Polish economic guru appointed adviser to Ukrainian president

    Leszek Balcerowicz – the author of Poland’s post-communist transition to a market economy – has been appointed adviser to the Ukrainian president. The often contentious figure will have plenty to contend with in Kyiv. …read more Source:...

    Chernobyl disaster: This is how scientists are keeping the radiation contained
    Apr25

    Chernobyl disaster: This is how scientists are keeping the radiation contained

    Engineers at Chernobyl, Ukraine, are close to installing a new state-of-the-art protective shelter over the remains of reactor no. 4, the site of the worst nuclear power plant accident in history. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine names new naval commander
    Apr25

    Ukraine names new naval commander

    Allen ConeKIEV, Ukraine, April 25 (UPI) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has appointed Lt. Gen Ihor Voronchenko as new commander of the Ukrainian Navy. …read more Source: United Press...

    Test Reveals Radioactive Chernobyl Residue in Milk From Belarus
    Apr25

    Test Reveals Radioactive Chernobyl Residue in Milk From Belarus

    Fallout from the April 26, 1986, explosion at the plant in neighboring Ukraine continues to taint life in Belarus. …read more Source: U.S....