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    Watch: What Chernobyl looks like now — from a drone
    Apr25

    Watch: What Chernobyl looks like now — from a drone

    Update: This post was originally published in November 2014. The 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster is on Tuesday. The area around Ukraine’s Chernobyl power plant, site of one of the world’s most horrifying nuclear disasters, is the subject of endless fascination. Increasingly, adventurous tourists and scientists have come to...

    A look at the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in numbers
    Apr25

    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. flies F-22s to Romania as show of strength to Russia
    Apr25

    U.S. flies F-22s to Romania as show of strength to Russia

    The U.S. Air Force on Monday flew in two F-22 Raptor fighter jets to Romania as a show of strength to deter Russian intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    US flies F-22s to Romania as show of strength to Russia
    Apr25

    US flies F-22s to Romania as show of strength to Russia

    CONSTANTA, Romania (AP) — The U.S. Air Force on Monday flew in two F-22 Raptor fighter jets to Romania as a show of strength to deter Russian intervention in Ukraine. The fighter jets landed at the Mihail Kogalniceanu air base, near the Black Sea port of Constanta in southeast Romania. A U.S. statement says they possess sophisticated sensors...

    Eastern Poland to have regional defense troops this year
    Apr25

    Eastern Poland to have regional defense troops this year

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s defense minister says he has signed documents to create a nationwide territorial defense, and its first units will be launched in the east of the country this year. Antoni Macierewicz said Monday three brigades, or some 18,000, unarmed troops will be ready to help secure mass events and vital installations,...

    Landmines Are A Bitter Harvest For Donbas Farmers
    Apr25

    Landmines Are A Bitter Harvest For Donbas Farmers

    Farmers in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas region are facing the perils of planting spring crops in a conflict zone. After two years of war, thousands of mines and unexploded shells lurk beneath the soil. Before sowing their fields, local farmers must first rely on deminers to ensure their land is safe. (RFE/RL’s Current Time TV, Olga...

    US flies F-22s to Romania as show of strength to Russia
    Apr25

    US flies F-22s to Romania as show of strength to Russia

    CONSTANTA, Romania (AP) — The U.S. Air Force on Monday flew in two F-22 Raptor fighter jets to Romania as a show of strength to deter Russian intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    US flies F-22s to Romania as show of strength to Russia
    Apr25

    US flies F-22s to Romania as show of strength to Russia

    CONSTANTA, Romania (AP) — The U.S. Air Force has flown in two F-22 Raptor fighter jets to Romania as a show of strength to deter Russian intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    A look at the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in numbers
    Apr25

    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...

    A look at the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in numbers
    Apr25

    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...