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    Guarding Against Chernobyl’s Radioactive Forest Fires
    Apr22

    Guarding Against Chernobyl’s Radioactive Forest Fires

    Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear accident, Ukrainian firefighters remain on high alert to prevent another disaster. It’s their job to stop fires from breaking out in the contaminated forests around the decommissioned power plant. A major blaze could release even more radiation into the atmosphere than the nuclear accident itself....

    Russia grants Ukraine’s request to delay Eurobond case defence
    Apr22

    Russia grants Ukraine’s request to delay Eurobond case defence

    Russia has agreed to allow Ukraine extra time to file its defence with a British court over a US$3 billion (2 billion pounds) debt to Russia, Moscow and Kiev officials said on Friday. …read more Source: Channel...

    30 years after Chernobyl disaster, engineers race against a decaying reactor
    Apr22

    30 years after Chernobyl disaster, engineers race against a decaying reactor

    CHERNOBYL EXCLUSION ZONE, Ukraine—In the early morning of April 26, 1986, a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded, spewing radioactive material across the Soviet republics of Ukraine, Belarus and Russia, and parts of Europe. For eight months workers hurriedly built a tomb of steel and concrete to contain the radioactive remains....

    Report blames deadly Air Algerie crash on pilot errors
    Apr22

    Report blames deadly Air Algerie crash on pilot errors

    LE BOURGET: The Air Algerie crash that killed 116 people in the Mali desert in 2014 was caused by the pilots failing to activate the plane’s anti-icing system and not responding properly when the plane stalled, investigators said Friday. The McDonnell Douglas MD-83 crashed in northern Mali in bad weather, barely half an hour into its flight...

    Russia says grants Ukraine request to delay Eurobond case defence
    Apr22

    Russia says grants Ukraine request to delay Eurobond case defence

    Russia agreed to give Ukraine extra time to file its defence over a US$3 billion (2 billion pounds) debt owed to Moscow so Kiev can “soberly” assess the situation, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Friday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia says grants Ukraine request to delay Eurobond case defense
    Apr22

    Russia says grants Ukraine request to delay Eurobond case defense

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia agreed to give Ukraine extra time to file its defense over a $3 billion debt owed to Moscow so Kiev can “soberly” assess the situation, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Russia says grants Ukraine request to delay Eurobond case defence
    Apr22

    Russia says grants Ukraine request to delay Eurobond case defence

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia agreed to give Ukraine extra time to file its defence over a $3 billion (2 billion pounds) debt owed to Moscow so Kiev can “soberly” assess the situation, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Why Russia Is Rocking the European Boat
    Apr22

    Why Russia Is Rocking the European Boat

    In an April 6 referendum in the Netherlands, a majority of participants voted against approving an association agreement between the European Union and Ukraine. The results were greeted with concern in the West, but with delight in Moscow. Russia’s government saw the vote as evidence that it was “on the same page” with Europe’s far...

    Gardening events: Science of plants and bee attraction revealed
    Apr22

    Gardening events: Science of plants and bee attraction revealed

    National Garden Days are looking for local participants to share or organize activities for your garden, garden centre or in the community over three days on the Father’s Day weekend, June 17 to 19. Register your activity at www.gardendays.ca. Garden design for evolving realities with the master gardeners of Ottawa-Carleton, April 23, 8:30...

    Thirty Years On, Chernobyl Evacuees Yearn to Return to ‘Death Zone’
    Apr22

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

    April 26 marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster – when a reactor at a nuclear power plant in then Soviet-controlled Ukraine exploded, releasing huge amounts of radiation. 116,000 people living around the plant were evacuated, and a further 220,000 were forced to leave in subsequent years as the “death zone” of...