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    Sanctions Short-Circuit Russia’s Electricity Plans for Annexed Crimea
    Apr27

    Sanctions Short-Circuit Russia’s Electricity Plans for Annexed Crimea

    By Anastasia Lyrchikova and Anton ZverevMOSCOW/SEVASTOPOL, Crimea(Reuters) – Russia’s $1.3 billion plan to build two new power plants in Crimea… …read more Source: U.S....

    Solar Power Farm Sprouts at Chernobyl Nuclear Site
    Apr27

    Solar Power Farm Sprouts at Chernobyl Nuclear Site

    Thirty years ago this week, the world eyes focused on the Ukrainian city of Chernobyl, where the world’s worst nuclear accident was contaminating swaths of what was then the Soviet Union. Now, that nuclear wasteland is being transformed into a solar farm that could generate as much energy as two units of the doomed nuclear plant....

    Ukraine wants armed peacekeepers after war monitor killed
    Apr27

    Ukraine wants armed peacekeepers after war monitor killed

    International monitors are back on patrol in eastern Ukraine, just days after an observer was killed by a suspected landmine. …read more Source: Global...

    McCain Calls for Greater US, EU Engagement in Balkans
    Apr27

    McCain Calls for Greater US, EU Engagement in Balkans

    Increased U.S. and European engagement in the Western Balkans will be critical to countering an increasingly assertive Russian in the region, Republican Arizona Senator John McCain told VOA Wednesday. McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, made the comments shortly after returning from a tour of the region, which included a stop...

    Ukrainian Police Raid On Major Bank Draws Dismay From Hroysman
    Apr27

    Ukrainian Police Raid On Major Bank Draws Dismay From Hroysman

    Ukraine’s state security service raided the Kyiv offices of the country’s largest investment bank looking for illegal software on April 26, drawing a dismayed reaction from Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroysman. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Grand Solar Farm Is About to Launch at Chernobyl
    Apr27

    A Grand Solar Farm Is About to Launch at Chernobyl

    It’s hard to think all the way back to the events of April 26, 1986. Nonetheless, it has become a standout moment in a world of nuclear accidents: Chernobyl. In the early days of what would become the world’s worst nuclear accident, 32 people died and dozens of others suffered painful radiation burns. It took Swedish authorities...

    Finland Seeks Continued U.S.-Russian Cooperation in the Arctic
    Apr27

    Finland Seeks Continued U.S.-Russian Cooperation in the Arctic

    Kenneth Yalowitz, Stacy Closson Security, Asia Could Russia’s defenisve measures and other geopolitical tensions negatively impact the Arctic Council’s cooperative efforts? Finland will assume the chairmanship next month of the eight-member Arctic Council at a time of heightened geopolitical tension. The council, which includes the...

    Maxine Waters touts Trump connections to Russia, but has some of her own
    Apr27

    Maxine Waters touts Trump connections to Russia, but has some of her own

    California Rep. Maxine Waters has been relentlessly pointing fingers at President Donald Trump and his administrations ties to Russia. Waters is such a fan of the accusation, that she has even recently speculated that Rep. Jason Chaffetz’ departure from his seat was due to his own connections with Russia; a conspiracy which she has admitted...

    31 Years Later, Chernobyl Disaster Remembered
    Apr27

    31 Years Later, Chernobyl Disaster Remembered

    Thirty-one years ago this week, the world eyes focused on the Ukrainian city of Chornobyl, where the world’s worst nuclear accident was contaminating large swaths of what was then called the Soviet Union. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Watch: Maxine Waters goes full conspiracy theorist on Jason Chaffetz’s retirement announcement
    Apr27

    Watch: Maxine Waters goes full conspiracy theorist on Jason Chaffetz’s retirement announcement

    California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters shared a puzzling conspiracy theory Tuesday involving ties between Russia and Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who recently announced that not only will he not seek re-election but he may also leave his seat early. MSNBC’s “All In” host Chris Hayes asked Waters what she believes is the reason...