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    AP Exclusive: Ukraine children eat food tainted by Chernobyl
    Apr22

    AP Exclusive: Ukraine children eat food tainted by Chernobyl

    ZALYSHANY, Ukraine (AP) — Viktoria Vetrova knows the risk her four children take in drinking milk from the family's two cows and eating dried mushrooms and berries from the forest…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Shellshocked: Ukraine’s Trauma (Trailer)
    Apr22

    Shellshocked: Ukraine’s Trauma (Trailer)

    It’s been two years since pro-Russia separatists in Eastern Ukraine broke away from the rest of the country, triggering a war that has killed more than 9,000 people, displaced 1 million civilians, and left entire towns and villages in ruins.Ukraine’s government was wholly unprepared for the conflict, and its armed forces had been...

    Chernobyl 30 Years On: Work On Giant Confinement Structure Set To Replace Ageing Sarcophagus Nears End
    Apr22

    Chernobyl 30 Years On: Work On Giant Confinement Structure Set To Replace Ageing Sarcophagus Nears End

    In the months immediately after a flawed reactor design triggered the world’s worst nuclear disaster in the Ukrainian city of Chernobyl, engineers and construction workers hurriedly built a steel and concrete “sarcophagus” to enclose the doomed site and prevent radiation leak. Now, as the 30th anniversary of the incident approaches, on...

    Ukraine Cuts Main Interest Rate Amid Disinflation
    Apr22

    Ukraine Cuts Main Interest Rate Amid Disinflation

    Ukraine’s central bank has cut its main interest rate to 19 percent from 22 percent, citing a “significant easing in risks to price stability.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Protests Russia’s Suspension Of Crimean Tatar Mejlis
    Apr22

    U.S. Protests Russia’s Suspension Of Crimean Tatar Mejlis

    The United States called on Russia to reverse its decision to suspend the Crimean Tatar Mejlis as an “extremist” organization. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia and NATO meet for first time in almost two years: What progress?
    Apr22

    Russia and NATO meet for first time in almost two years: What progress?

    Meetings between NATO and the Russian Federation were suspended following the conflict in eastern Ukraine and Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Does Wednesday’s meeting represent substantive progress? …read more Source: Christian Science...

    U.S. Ground Forces in Urgent Need of Modernization
    Apr21

    U.S. Ground Forces in Urgent Need of Modernization

    Dan Goure Ground Forces, U.S. Army, U.S. Marines, Tanks, Infantry Fighting Vehicles, United States, Europe, Russia, North Atlantic, Ukraine “When will the Army and Marine Corps be ready to deploy the next generation of tanks and infantry fighting vehicles?” Ground combat is back and with its return an urgent need for the U.S. Army and...

    Obama sees another foreign policy goal crumble in Syria
    Apr21

    Obama sees another foreign policy goal crumble in Syria

    President Barack Obama’s most tangible success in his push to stop Syria’s bloodbath — a cease-fire struck in late February — is rapidly turning into a failure. His fiercest critics in Congress, meanwhile, are basically saying, “I told you so.”The always-fragile truce “may be breaking down” the president...

    Looking back: 30 years of photographing Chernobyl
    Apr21

    Looking back: 30 years of photographing Chernobyl

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Efrem Lukatsky, a Kiev-based photographer for The Associated Press, recalls the confusion and anxiety of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion, the world's worst nuclear accident…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine president: Sanctions against Russia must remain
    Apr21

    Ukraine president: Sanctions against Russia must remain

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Ukraine’s president said Thursday that sanctions against Russia must stay in place as long as hostilities in eastern Ukraine continue. …read more Source: CNS...