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    UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 26, 2016
    Apr26

    UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 26, 2016

    By United Press International On April 26, 1986, a fire and explosion at the Soviet Union’s Chernobyl nuclear reactor north of Kiev, Ukraine, resulted in the world’s worst civilian nuclear disaster. …read more Source: United Press...

    EU leaders agree to uphold Russia sanctions, US says
    Apr26

    EU leaders agree to uphold Russia sanctions, US says

    Leaders of France, Germany, Italy, UK and US agree to uphold Russia sanctions unless it stops the war in Ukraine, the US says. But some French and German MPs want to lift them in July. …read more Source:...

    Memorial services  mark  30th anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster
    Apr26

    Memorial services mark 30th anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster

    Relatives of those who died hold a candle-lit vigil and service in Ukraine …read more Source: The Irish...

    [Ticker] Father of Polish ‘shock therapy’ joins Ukraine government
    Apr26

    [Ticker] Father of Polish ‘shock therapy’ joins Ukraine government

    Polish economist and former deputy prime minister Leszek Balcerowicz, who led Poland’s economic transition after communism, was appointed as the president’s representative in the new Ukrainian government. “I have to show [Ukraine’s] achievements that are not always noticed by the West,” Balcerowicz said after his...

    Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster

    Ukraine is holding commemorations to mark the 30th anniversary of the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster

    Ukraine prepared on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which permanently poisoned swathes of Eastern Europe and highlighted the shortcomings of the secretive Soviet system. In the early hours of April 26, 1986, a botched test at the nuclear plant in then-Soviet Ukraine triggered a meltdown that spewed deadly...

    Ukraine: nuclear power and the dark shadow of Chernobyl
    Apr26

    Ukraine: nuclear power and the dark shadow of Chernobyl

    Thirty years after the Chernobyl disaster, nuclear menace of ageing Soviet era power plants hides in plain sight. …read more Source: AL...

    Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster

    Photo: Reuters Ukraine is holding commemorations to mark the 30th anniversary of the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, the BBC reports. Sirens were sounded at the same moment as the first explosion at the reactor, in the early hours of 26 April 1986. The meltdown at the plant remains the worst nuclear disaster in history. An uncontrolled reaction...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 26 Apr 2016
    Apr26

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 26 Apr 2016

    Junior doctors start first all-out strike Junior doctors in England are on strike again today and tomorrow – but for the first time those providing emergency care will walk out, after health secretary Jeremy Hunt rejected a Labour-backed plan to trial unpopular new contracts and assess their impact. From 8am to 5pm, A&E and maternity...

    Ukraine Marks 30th Anniversary Of Chernobyl Disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine Marks 30th Anniversary Of Chernobyl Disaster

    Ukraine is marking the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster on April 26 with a memorial service and a series of events in remembrance of the world’s worst-ever civilian nuclear accident. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...