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    How I dodged food from an Chernobyl Exclusion Zone babushka
    Apr17

    How I dodged food from an Chernobyl Exclusion Zone babushka

    A Ukrainian grandmother and her sisters refuse to leave Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone. And their hospitality could be dangerous. …read more Source: USA...

    30 years later, Chernobyl’s searing legacy is still crippling and killing
    Apr17

    30 years later, Chernobyl’s searing legacy is still crippling and killing

    The fallout from the Vladimir Illyich Lenin Nuclear Power Station’s reactor No. 4 continues to ravage life in large areas of Ukraine and Belarus. And the human effects may be getting worse. …read more Source: USA...

    Pentagon Reports Another Russian Jet Incident in Baltic Sea
    Apr17

    Pentagon Reports Another Russian Jet Incident in Baltic Sea

    A U.S. Air Force reconnaissance plane flying over the Baltic Sea was intercepted by a Russian Su-27 jet in what the U.S. military said Saturday was “an unsafe and unprofessional manner.” The statement from the U.S. European Command said the incident occurred Thursday in international airspace and at no time did the American plane...

    Canada’s Filion, Benfeito win silver, bronze in 10 metres at diving World Series
    Apr17

    Canada’s Filion, Benfeito win silver, bronze in 10 metres at diving World Series

    WINDSOR, Ont. — Roseline Filion of Laval, Que., and Montreal’s Meaghan Benfeito were on a diving World Series podium together for the first time in theirs careers on Saturday after taking silver and bronze respectively in the women’s 10-metre event. China’s Qian Ren took the gold medal with 445.25 points, Filion scored 378.85...

    EU Needs Britain to Resist Russian Aggression, UK’s Europe Minister Says
    Apr16

    EU Needs Britain to Resist Russian Aggression, UK’s Europe Minister Says

    A vote to leave the European Union in the British referendum would weaken the bloc’s efforts to maintain a determined front against Russian aggression, Britain’s Europe minister said on Saturday. NATO remained the main player in European security, David Lidington told the Globsec security conference in Bratislava, but the EU could...

    Corruption In Ukraine: Drifting Offshore
    Apr16

    Corruption In Ukraine: Drifting Offshore

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is facing a crisis of confidence after his name appeared in the Panama Papers leak and the country’s prime minister, with whom he clashed, stepped down. Poroshenko rose to power on an anti-corruption platform following the 2014 Euromaidan revolution, but many of his supporters are disappointed in the...

    Ukraine Works To De-Mine Region As Some Refugees Return Home
    Apr16

    Ukraine Works To De-Mine Region As Some Refugees Return Home

    NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with reporter Jack Losh about the proliferation of landmines and unexploded ordinance in Ukraine that are killing and wounding soldiers and civilians. …read more Source:...

    OSCE Warns of Intensified Fighting in Ukraine’s Separatist East
    Apr16

    OSCE Warns of Intensified Fighting in Ukraine’s Separatist East

    Fighting between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government troops has increased sharply in eastern Ukraine in defiance of calls to observe a year-old peace agreement, the head of an international monitoring mission said Friday. The February 2015 Minsk cease-fire deal failed to completely halt the conflict that is now in its third year....

    Russia Calls NATO’s Europe Military Buildup ‘Absolutely Unjustified’ Ahead Of First Meeting Since Ukraine Conflict
    Apr15

    Russia Calls NATO’s Europe Military Buildup ‘Absolutely Unjustified’ Ahead Of First Meeting Since Ukraine Conflict

    The first meeting between NATO and the Russia Council since the start of the conflict in Ukraine is already off to a rough start. The Kremlin said Friday it would use the meeting scheduled for Wednesday as an opportunity to protest the military and political alliance’s buildup in the Baltic region. …read more Source: International...

    TAC Talks Foreign Policy In Dallas
    Apr15

    TAC Talks Foreign Policy In Dallas

    If I were you, I would strongly consider going to this event: The American Conservative presents “What Impact Will the 2016 Campaign Have on U.S. Foreign Policy?” — a discussion with some of the magazine’s most prominent contributors. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to hear from: Daniel Larison, senior editor, The American...