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    Brain-Dead Mom Gives Birth to Baby Boy 55 Days After Passing Away
    Apr23

    Brain-Dead Mom Gives Birth to Baby Boy 55 Days After Passing Away

    A brain-dead Polish woman gives birth to a baby boy—55 days after her death. The premature baby showed no signs of serious complications, a hospital official said on April 19. According to Al Jazeera, the 41-year-old mother was already brain-dead when she was rushed to the hospital in Wroclaw in November. The hospital concluded that she had brain...

    Ukraine children eat food tainted by Chornobyl radiation
    Apr23

    Ukraine children eat food tainted by Chornobyl radiation

    After the Ukrainian government cancels a local school lunch program, rural families must resort to contaminated food. …read more Source: Toronto...

    NATO-Russia Talks Fail, but Raise Hopes
    Apr22

    NATO-Russia Talks Fail, but Raise Hopes

    NATO and Russia held their first dialogue in two years this week. The meeting among ambassadors of the alliance and Russia in Brussels Wednesday failed to produce agreements, but analysts say it has raised hope that Russia may be making a new effort to emerge from isolation following its annexation of Crimea and support for separatist rebels in...

    A Return to Cold War with Russia?
    Apr22

    A Return to Cold War with Russia?

    Robert Legvold Security, Russia Moscow is no longer a superpower, but it is still a threat. Are the United States and Europe confronting a new cold war with Russia? Was the original cold war overly militarized? What effect will continued low oil prices have on Russia? These are some of the questions that Robert H. Legvold, the Marshall D. Shulman...

    OSCE Urges Ukraine to Refrain From ‘Laws Limiting Free Media’
    Apr22

    OSCE Urges Ukraine to Refrain From ‘Laws Limiting Free Media’

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has called on Ukraine’s government to refrain from laws limiting free media and free flow of information. The OSCE issued a statement Friday in response to amendments that Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko signed earlier this week to the country’s law on cinema....

    Guarding Against Chernobyl’s Radioactive Forest Fires
    Apr22

    Guarding Against Chernobyl’s Radioactive Forest Fires

    Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear accident, Ukrainian firefighters remain on high alert to prevent another disaster. It’s their job to stop fires from breaking out in the contaminated forests around the decommissioned power plant. A major blaze could release even more radiation into the atmosphere than the nuclear accident itself....

    Guarding Against Chernobyl’s Radioactive Forest Fires
    Apr22

    Guarding Against Chernobyl’s Radioactive Forest Fires

    Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear accident, Ukrainian firefighters remain on high alert to prevent another disaster. It’s their job to stop fires from breaking out in the contaminated forests around the decommissioned power plant. A major blaze could release even more radiation into the atmosphere than the nuclear accident itself....

    30 years after Chernobyl disaster, engineers race against a decaying reactor
    Apr22

    30 years after Chernobyl disaster, engineers race against a decaying reactor

    CHERNOBYL EXCLUSION ZONE, Ukraine—In the early morning of April 26, 1986, a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded, spewing radioactive material across the Soviet republics of Ukraine, Belarus and Russia, and parts of Europe. For eight months workers hurriedly built a tomb of steel and concrete to contain the radioactive remains....

    Why Russia Is Rocking the European Boat
    Apr22

    Why Russia Is Rocking the European Boat

    In an April 6 referendum in the Netherlands, a majority of participants voted against approving an association agreement between the European Union and Ukraine. The results were greeted with concern in the West, but with delight in Moscow. Russia’s government saw the vote as evidence that it was “on the same page” with Europe’s far...

    Gardening events: Science of plants and bee attraction revealed
    Apr22

    Gardening events: Science of plants and bee attraction revealed

    National Garden Days are looking for local participants to share or organize activities for your garden, garden centre or in the community over three days on the Father’s Day weekend, June 17 to 19. Register your activity at www.gardendays.ca. Garden design for evolving realities with the master gardeners of Ottawa-Carleton, April 23, 8:30...