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    By The Numbers: Scope of Chernobyl Disaster
    Apr26

    By The Numbers: Scope of Chernobyl Disaster

    Thirty years ago, the world’s worst nuclear accident unfolded after an explosion and fire at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant on April 26, 1986. A look at the scope of the disaster: What happened: During a shutdown test a steam explosion blew the roof off reactor 4. Blocks of super-heated graphite rained down on the site and huge amounts...

    Wary Of Russia, Military Buildups Increase In Poland, Ukraine As Central, Eastern European States Beef Up Security
    Apr26

    Wary Of Russia, Military Buildups Increase In Poland, Ukraine As Central, Eastern European States Beef Up Security

    After the first NATO-Russia Council meeting since the height of fighting in Ukraine failed to create any breakthroughs last week, Central and Eastern European states are beefing up regional security despite comments from the Kremlin Tuesday that Russia still wants to develop good relations, Tass reported. …read more Source: International...

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea Bans Tatar Assembly
    Apr26

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea Bans Tatar Assembly

    The Supreme Court in the Russia-occupied peninsula of Crimea has banned the Crimean Tatar legislature as extremist.Tuesday’s ban follows months of persecution, expulsions and jailing of prominent Tatar leaders as well as rank-and-file protesters.Russia’s Justice Ministry… …read more Source:...

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly
    Apr26

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly

    The Supreme Court in the Russia-occupied peninsula of Crimea has banned the Crimean Tatar legislature as extremist. …read more Source: FOX...

    Court in Russia-Occupied Crimea Bans Tatar Assembly
    Apr26

    Court in Russia-Occupied Crimea Bans Tatar Assembly

    The Supreme Court in the Russia-occupied Crimea has banned a Crimean Tatar legislature as extremist …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster

    With flowers, candles and tears, Ukraine on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant, the world’s worst nuclear disaster. Some survivors said the chaos of that time is etched in their minds forever. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Officially Bans Crimean Tatar Mejlis As ‘Extremist’
    Apr26

    Russia Officially Bans Crimean Tatar Mejlis As ‘Extremist’

    The Supreme Court of Russian-held Crimea has branded the Crimean Tatars’ self-governing body, the Mejlis, as an extremist organization and has officially banned it. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Etched in their mind: Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl
    Apr26

    Etched in their mind: Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — With flowers, candles and tears, Ukraine on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant, the world’s worst nuclear disaster. Some survivors said the chaos of that time is etched in their minds forever. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko led a ceremony in Chernobyl, where work is...

    French Company Scores Huge Australian Submarine Contract
    Apr26

    French Company Scores Huge Australian Submarine Contract

    PARIS — Australia’s largest-ever defense contract has gone to a French shipbuilder to produce a new generation of submarines, thrilling officials in Paris and inaugurating half a century of close defense cooperation between the nations. French state-controlled defense contractor DCNS won out over Germany’s ThysennKrupp Marine Systems...

    Putin: Chernobyl Disaster Should Serve As a Lesson to the World
    Apr26

    Putin: Chernobyl Disaster Should Serve As a Lesson to the World

    The Chernobyl disaster should serve as a “harsh lesson to humanity,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said. The meltdown of the Chernobyl nuclear plant near the north Ukrainian town of Pripyat in 1986 caused what is still regarded as the worst civil nuclear disaster in history. Design flaws in the Soviet-made plant blew the top off its fourth...