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    Ukraine, Belarus leaders mark Chernobyl anniversary
    Apr27

    Ukraine, Belarus leaders mark Chernobyl anniversary

    The leaders of Ukraine and Belarus have toured the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident, marking the 31st anniversary of the disaster. Debate continues over the death toll from radiation poisoning in the region. …read more Source:...

    Watch: Maxine Waters goes full conspiracy theorist on Jason Chaffetz’s retirement announcement
    Apr27

    Watch: Maxine Waters goes full conspiracy theorist on Jason Chaffetz’s retirement announcement

    California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters shared a puzzling conspiracy theory Tuesday involving ties between Russia and Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who recently announced that not only will he not seek re-election but he may also leave his seat early. MSNBC’s “All In” host Chris Hayes asked Waters what she believes is the reason...

    Ukraine PM fumes after raid on investment bank
    Apr27

    Ukraine PM fumes after raid on investment bank

    Kiev: Ukraine’s prime minister lashed out on Wednesday at the security service for conducting a surprise search at the headquarters of the country’s largest investment bank. Dragon Capital said the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) seized its computers as part of a court-approved investigation into the use of unlicensed software. The...

    Ukraine, Belarus leaders mark Chernobyl anniversary
    Apr27

    Ukraine, Belarus leaders mark Chernobyl anniversary

    The leaders of Ukraine and Belarus have toured the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident, marking the 31st anniversary of the disaster. Debate continues over the death toll from radiation poisoning in the region. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Belarus March Against Nuclear Power on Chernobyl Anniversary
    Apr26

    Belarus March Against Nuclear Power on Chernobyl Anniversary

    MINSK, Belarus – About 400 people have marched in Belarus’ capital to mark the anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster and protest the construction of a nuclear plant in the country. Wednesday was the 31st anniversary of the explosion and fire at the nuclear plant in neighboring Ukraine. The disaster spewed...

    China launches its 1st aircraft carrier built at home
    Apr26

    China launches its 1st aircraft carrier built at home

    BEIJING — China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier slipped into the sea for the first time on Wednesday, after days of publicity celebrating the impending launch as a milestone in President Xi Jinping’s drive to extend China’s military reach far beyond its shores. Senior military and government officials watched as a...

    China’s Future Aircraft Carrier Force Could Be a Financial Train Wreck
    Apr26

    China’s Future Aircraft Carrier Force Could Be a Financial Train Wreck

    SINGAPORE—China’s launch of its first homegrown aircraft carrier on Wednesday could be the beginning of a financial train wreck, according to carrier design and construction specialists. Unless seriously revised, China’s plans for its future carrier force could become a major financial difficulty for the country. The resources poured...

    Chernobyl disaster 31 years on…
    Apr26

    Chernobyl disaster 31 years on…

    The United Nations today commemorated the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day recalling the devastating explosion of 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant which spewed radioactive material to an area stretching 155,000 square kilometres across Belarus, Russia and Ukraine. Underscoring the need to strengthen international...

    Chernobyl’s ghost town draws daring tourists — 31 years after nuclear blast
    Apr26

    Chernobyl’s ghost town draws daring tourists — 31 years after nuclear blast

    PRIPYAT, UKRAINE—A bulletin board in the Ukrainian town of Pripyat still bears an edition of the Sovietsky Patriot newspaper, dated three days before the nuclear explosion that turned the city into one of the world’s most baleful ghost towns. Once home to some 50,000 people whose lives were connected to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant,...

    Belarus march against nuclear power on Chernobyl anniversary
    Apr26

    Belarus march against nuclear power on Chernobyl anniversary

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — About 400 people have marched in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, to mark the anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster and protest the construction of a nuclear plant in Belarus. Wednesday was the 31st anniversary of the explosion and fire at the nuclear plant in neighboring Ukraine. …read more...