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    A look at the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in numbers
    Apr26

    A look at the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in numbers

    CHERNOBYL, Ukraine (AP) — Telling the story of Chernobyl in numbers 30 years later involves dauntingly large figures and others that are even more vexing because they’re still unknown. A look at numbers that hint at the scope of the world’s worst nuclear accident, the explosion and fire at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on April...

    U.S. sends F-22 warplanes to Romania
    Apr26

    U.S. sends F-22 warplanes to Romania

    Two of the world’s most advanced warplanes have touched down in Romania for the first time, near the shores of the Black Sea and just a short hop from Ukraine, the Crimean Peninsula and Russia. The United States sent the F-22 Raptors to southeastern Europe two weeks after Russian fighter jets buzzed an American warship in the Baltic Sea....

    3 decades years later, Chernobyl scars still deep
    Apr26

    3 decades years later, Chernobyl scars still deep

    “People say 30 years has passed, but I can’t believe that,” says survivor from Ukraine town devastated by world’s worst nuclear disaster …read more Source:...

    U.S. Sends F-22 Warplanes To Support Romania From Russian Threat
    Apr26

    U.S. Sends F-22 Warplanes To Support Romania From Russian Threat

    The United States sent two F-22 warplanes to Romania for the first time. CNN reports that the F-22 Raptors, two of the world’s most advanced warplanes that can travel at twice the speed of sound, were sent to Romania as part of a NATO training exercise to demonstrate how quickly U.S. support can move to a forward operating base. The planes...

    Chernobyl 30th Anniversary: Photos And Facts 30 Years After Worst Nuclear Disaster
    Apr26

    Chernobyl 30th Anniversary: Photos And Facts 30 Years After Worst Nuclear Disaster

    Thirty years ago Tuesday a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded, releasing radioactive chemicals into the air over Ukraine and Belarus and cementing the town of Chernobyl’s dark place in history. The meltdown killed about 30 people immediately and lead to the evacuations of thousands from the nearby town of Pripyat....

    Chernobyl’s Literary Legacy, 30 Years Later
    Apr26

    Chernobyl’s Literary Legacy, 30 Years Later

    Ake Ericson / Aurora Photos / Corbis / Paul Spella / The AtlanticThirty years ago, the sky glowed at the edge of Ukraine. An ill-conceived and bungled safety test had gone critical at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Steam explosions blew the roof off Reactor Number Four, spewing uranium and graphite into the open air, and pouring radioactive...

    The Morning Vertical, April 26, 2016
    Apr26

    The Morning Vertical, April 26, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    After Chernobyl, a chance for a paralympian
    Apr26

    After Chernobyl, a chance for a paralympian

    Paralympian Oksana Masters was adopted out of a Ukrainian orphanage nearly two decades ago. Masters had birth defects believed to be from Chernobyl. On the anniversary of the nuclear accident, she can’t help but think about how far she’s come. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukrainians mark 30 years since Chernobyl
    Apr26

    Ukrainians mark 30 years since Chernobyl

    Ukraine held a memorial ceremony in front of the monument to Chernobyl victims in Slavutich, some 30 miles from the accident site. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chornobyl nuclear disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chornobyl nuclear disaster

    Ukraine is marking the 30th anniversary of an explosion at the Chornobyl nuclear plant, the world’s worst nuclear disaster. …read more Source: CTV...