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    Giant arch slides over Chernobyl site to block radiation for a century
    Nov29

    Giant arch slides over Chernobyl site to block radiation for a century

    In the middle of a vast exclusion zone in northern Ukraine, the world’s largest land-based moving structure has been slid over the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site to prevent deadly radiation spewing from the stricken reactor for the next 100 years. …read more Source:...

    Timelapse shows Chernobyl shelter construction – video
    Nov29

    Timelapse shows Chernobyl shelter construction – video

    Timelapse footage shows the construction of a steel shelter designed to prevent radiation leaks from the site of reactor No 4 at Chernobyl. The series of videos captures the shelter’s progression over several years up to its placement on Tuesday. High radiation levels near the reactor meant parts had to be assembled several hundred metres...

    Lavrov: No breakthroughs during the Minsk talks on Ukraine
    Nov29

    Lavrov: No breakthroughs during the Minsk talks on Ukraine

    Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov made the statement after the four-way meeting of the ministers of foreign affairs of Russia, Ukraine, France, and Germany in Minsk on 29 November, BelTA has learned. …read more Source:...

    Russia and Ukraine on brink of WAR: Kremlin warns neighbours of ‘FRIGHTENING’ conflict
    Nov29

    Russia and Ukraine on brink of WAR: Kremlin warns neighbours of ‘FRIGHTENING’ conflict

    A SENIOR Russian politician has threatened neighbouring Ukraine with a “frightening and undesirable” war unless it shelves plans to hold a missile test over Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Ahead of talks, France says West must stand firm on Russia sanctions
    Nov29

    Ahead of talks, France says West must stand firm on Russia sanctions

    MINSK (Reuters) – French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Tuesday that Europe must stand firm on sanctions against Russia because lifting them would undermine efforts to end the violence in eastern Ukraine. The post Ahead of talks, France says West must stand firm on Russia sanctions appeared first on LIBYA NEWS TODAY. …read more...

    Putin’s Bikers Ask Him to Give National Crest a Soviet Makeover
    Nov29

    Putin’s Bikers Ask Him to Give National Crest a Soviet Makeover

    Russia’s motorcycle gang, often known as “Putin’s bikers”, are calling on the Russian president to give the national crest a Soviet makeover. The “Night Wolves”, who travel around Russia and Europe several times a year, have become notorious and influential advocates of a pro-Kremlin brand of Russian nationalism, mixing...

    Bulgaria invites German companies to move business to Bulgaria
    Nov29

    Bulgaria invites German companies to move business to Bulgaria

    During a meeting with representatives of the Eastern Committee of German Economy, Bulgarian Deputy Ministers of Economy, Daniela Vezieva and Lyuben Petrov, presented opportunities for expanding investments and trade between Bulgaria and Germany. A trend exists for German companies who plan to withdraw their investments from China and Turkey to...

    OSCE PA’s economic and environmental committee leaders applaud historic effort to contain Chernobyl contamination
    Nov29

    OSCE PA’s economic and environmental committee leaders applaud historic effort to contain Chernobyl contamination

    COPENHAGEN, 29 November 2016 – Welcoming the unveiling of a giant new dome being placed over Chernobyl nuclear power plant’s fourth reactor in Ukraine – the site 30 years ago of the worst accident in the history of nuclear power … …read more Source:...

    How Did It Come to This?
    Nov29

    How Did It Come to This?

    The incoming Trump Administration faces rockier relations with Moscow than any new U.S. President since Ronald Reagan in 1981. As Thomas Graham and Matthew Rojansky have aptly noted, America’s Russia policy has failed. This failure runs deeper than Russian challenges to U.S. interests in Ukraine or Syria, and responsibility does not lie at...

    Russians Want Closer Ties With the U.S.
    Nov29

    Russians Want Closer Ties With the U.S.

    The majority of Russians are backing closer ties with the West in the second-highest numbers since Vladimir Putin came to power, Russian independent pollster Levada Center reports. Russia’s relationship with the U.S. and other Western states has considerably deteriorated over the last three years, with Moscow and Washington falling on...