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    This is how scientists are keeping Chernobyl’s radiation contained
    Apr25

    This is how scientists are keeping Chernobyl’s radiation contained

    Engineers at Chernobyl, Ukraine, are close to installing a new state-of-the-art protective shelter over the remains of reactor no. 4, the site of the worst nuclear power plant accident in history. The New Safe Confinement, a 30,000-ton structure that resembles a hangar the size of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, is the largest movable...

    AP Exclusive: Test finds Chernobyl residue in Belarus milk
    Apr25

    AP Exclusive: Test finds Chernobyl residue in Belarus milk

    GUBAREVICHI, Belarus (AP) — On the edge of Belarus’ Chernobyl exclusion zone, down the road from the signs warning “Stop! Radiation,” a dairy farmer offers his visitors a glass of freshly drawn milk. Associated Press reporters politely decline the drink but pass on a bottled sample to a laboratory, which confirms it contains levels of a...

    How to Join a Ukrainian Militia
    Apr25

    How to Join a Ukrainian Militia

    Alexander Clapp Society, Eurasia Meet the motley thugs of Right Sector. THE UKRAINIAN army was so pitiful when fighting broke out in the Donbas in April 2014 that President Petro Poroshenko had to outsource the nation’s defense to volunteers. By July, approximately fifteen thousand citizens and foreigners had joined “volunteer battalions.”...

    Russia Threatens to Use ‘All Necessary Measures’ Against US Aggression
    Apr25

    Russia Threatens to Use ‘All Necessary Measures’ Against US Aggression

    A Russian ambassador to NATO said that Russia would deploy “all necessary measures” against American aggression, citing the sailing of a US destroyer in the Baltic Sea as an act of intimidation. On April 11, Russian aircrafts had made a close encounter with an American Navy destroyer in international waters, with both sides accusing the other of...

    Two years into new regime, grim realities persist in Ukraine
    Apr24

    Two years into new regime, grim realities persist in Ukraine

    The post Two years into new regime, grim realities persist in Ukraine appeared first on PBS NewsHour. …read more Source:...

    Obama, Merkel Reiterate Hope for Political Solution in Syria
    Apr24

    Obama, Merkel Reiterate Hope for Political Solution in Syria

    U.S. President Barack Obama said during a visit to Germany on Sunday that he was “deeply concerned” about a surge in violence in Syria, where government forces have stepped up bombing of rebel-held areas around the strategic city of Aleppo. Speaking after talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a 17th century palace near the...

    Why Chernobyl will take 3,000 years to recover
    Apr24

    Why Chernobyl will take 3,000 years to recover

    Three decades after the world’s worst nuclear disaster, the city of Pripyat, Ukraine, is still thousands of years away from resettlement. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Obama: Russia Sanctions Must Remain Until Moscow Complies With Minsk Deal
    Apr24

    Obama: Russia Sanctions Must Remain Until Moscow Complies With Minsk Deal

    U.S. President Barack Obama says he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agree that Ukraine-related sanctions targeting Russia should only be lifted if Moscow complies with a deal to end fighting between Kyiv’s forces and Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Serbia’s General Election Tests EU Bid Amid Far-Right Surge
    Apr24

    Serbia’s General Election Tests EU Bid Amid Far-Right Surge

    BELGRADE, Serbia—Serbs are voting Sunday in an election that is seen as a test of the prime minister’s proclaimed bid to lead the Balkan nation to the European Union amid an ultra-nationalist surge which favors close ties with Russia instead. Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic called the election two years early, saying he needed a new mandate...

    3 people killed in eastern Ukraine amid renewed fighting
    Apr24

    3 people killed in eastern Ukraine amid renewed fighting

    The Ukrainian government says three troops have been killed in the volatile eastern Ukraine over the past 24 hours. …read more Source: CTV...