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    The Hollow Men
    Apr26

    The Hollow Men

    Russia’s frozen power structures condemn it to crisis. The adage about power and corruption going hand in hand fits the case, but there is a more ancient one that fits Putin and his immediate colleagues even better, in the Talmud: “Power buries those who wield it.”The Power VerticalWhen he succeeded Yeltsin, Putin did not have to choose...

    Coal Pollution Likely Kills More People Annually Than Will Ever Die from Chernobyl Radiation
    Apr26

    Coal Pollution Likely Kills More People Annually Than Will Ever Die from Chernobyl Radiation

    The meltdown and explosion of reactor number 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant site in Ukraine 30 years ago was the worst nuclear accident in history. The reactor explosion and high radiation exposure killed 30 employees a few weeks after the explosion. The crippled plant spewed radioactive particiels across swathes of Europe for days...

    Tatar Legislature Is Banned in Crimea
    Apr26

    Tatar Legislature Is Banned in Crimea

    Tatars, who were the lone voice of opposition to Russia’s annexation of Crime, have often been subject to harassment there. …read more Source: The New York...

    30 years after Chernobyl, Ukraine remembers 600,000 fearless heroes
    Apr26

    30 years after Chernobyl, Ukraine remembers 600,000 fearless heroes

    It could be thousands of years before people are able to return to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone to live. On Tuesday, Ukrainians took a moment to look back and honor those who sacrificed themselves to help in a time of crisis. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Russia’s TV Rain Swims Against Tide in Sea of Kremlin Propaganda
    Apr26

    Russia’s TV Rain Swims Against Tide in Sea of Kremlin Propaganda

    Television, where most Russians get their news, has increasingly been under pressure in Russia. It is now almost completely state controlled. But in Moscow, TV Rain stands out as an island in a sea of Kremlin media attacks. Privately owned TV Rain is one of Russia’s few remaining broadcasters willing to regularly air views critical of...

    Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear meltdown
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear meltdown

    The 30th anniversary of the worst nuclear disaster ever was marked in Ukraine Tuesday, with many urging the government to maintain support for survivors. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Europe Needs ‘Active’ NATO to Halt ‘Moscow Menace’: Polish Foreign Minister
    Apr26

    Europe Needs ‘Active’ NATO to Halt ‘Moscow Menace’: Polish Foreign Minister

    Poland’s Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has urged NATO to be more active in the face of the “menace” posed by Russia, according to his article in politics journal Foreign Policy. Poland has been one of the strongest critics of Russian foreign policy since the annexation of Crimea in 2014 and it will host the next NATO summit in its...

    Prominent journalist denied work permit in Ukraine
    Apr26

    Prominent journalist denied work permit in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — One of the most influential journalists on Ukrainian television was denied a work permit on Tuesday, authorities said. …read more Source: CNS...

    Georgia’s Hopes Of NATO Membership Recede
    Apr26

    Georgia’s Hopes Of NATO Membership Recede

    Any lingering hopes Georgia’s leaders may still have nurtured that the country would be formally offered a Membership Action Plan (MAP) at NATO’s Warsaw summit in July have been exposed as misplaced. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Prominent journalist denied work permit in Ukraine
    Apr26

    Prominent journalist denied work permit in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — One of the most influential journalists on Ukrainian television was denied a work permit on Tuesday, authorities said. Migration authorities said they wouldn’t extend the permit for Savik Shuster, host of a popular political talk show, because he failed to inform them of a tax investigation against him. Shuster, who was born...