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    Ukraine Says Nuclear Plant Fault Cuts Power
    Dec03

    Ukraine Says Nuclear Plant Fault Cuts Power

    KIEV, Ukraine— Ukraine’s energy minister says a technical fault at a nuclear power plant in the south of country has cut power production but insists it poses no danger. Volodymr Demchishin said Wednesday that a short circuit at a power-generating unit in the Zaporozhiya plant led to a drop in electricity production. He says normal output...

    Ukraine Reports Nuclear Plant Accident, but Official Says There’s ‘No Threat’
    Dec03

    Ukraine Reports Nuclear Plant Accident, but Official Says There’s ‘No Threat’

    The announcement set off fears of a Chernobyl-like catastrophe, but there appeared to have been no radiation leak and only a temporary power disruption. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russian Military In Crimea Gets New Surface-To-Air Missile Systems: Report
    Dec03

    Russian Military In Crimea Gets New Surface-To-Air Missile Systems: Report

    Russian military forces deployed in Crimea have received advanced missile systems as part of Moscow’s plans to protect the region’s airspace, a report said Wednesday, citing a Black Sea military source. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukraine says fault at nuclear power plant cuts power output but poses no danger
    Dec03

    Ukraine says fault at nuclear power plant cuts power output but poses no danger

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine’s energy minister says a technical fault at a nuclear power plant in the south of country has cut power production but insists it poses no danger. Volodymr Demchishin said Wednesday that a short circuit at a power-generating unit in the Zaporozhiya plant led to a drop in electricity production. He says normal output...

    Ukraine Says No Danger From Nuclear Plant Accident
    Dec03

    Ukraine Says No Danger From Nuclear Plant Accident

    Ukraine’s energy minister says an accident at nuclear power plant in the southeastern city of Zaporizhzhya last week did not involve a nuclear reactor and caused no radiation leakage. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian State-Owned Media Just Contradicted Kremlin Claim That It Doesn’t Use Combat Dolphins
    Dec03

    Russian State-Owned Media Just Contradicted Kremlin Claim That It Doesn’t Use Combat Dolphins

    Russia’s state-owned news service Sputnik News is claiming that “Russian Black Sea Fleet’s Special Forces have held their first training exercises with combat dolphins”, apparently contradicting an official statement that the dolphin unit doesn’t exist. Interfax, the independent Russian news service, has reported a...

    Draft: EU, US to Stand United on Ukraine Sanctions, Energy Plan
    Dec03

    Draft: EU, US to Stand United on Ukraine Sanctions, Energy Plan

    U.S. and European Union leaders will on Wednesday pledge to work together on sanctions and on strengthening the energy security of Europe and Ukraine, as they seek to present a united front to Russia, a draft document said. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz are in Brussels for talks after a year in which the...

    The 17 Most Corrupt Countries In The World
    Dec03

    The 17 Most Corrupt Countries In The World

    Transparency International has published its 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), which ranked 175 countries and territories based on how corrupt their administrative and political institutions are perceived to be on a scale from 0 (highly corrupt) and a 100 (very clean). Compiled from a combination of surveys and assessments of “the...

    Ukraine says nuclear plant fault cuts power
    Dec03

    Ukraine says nuclear plant fault cuts power

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s energy minister says a technical fault at a nuclear power plant in the south of country has cut power production but insists it poses no danger. The plant’s operator announced Monday that a problem had occurred with a power-generating unit, but concern was provoked Wednesday after Prime Minister Arseniy...

    Ukraine says fault at nuclear power plant cuts power output but poses no danger
    Dec03

    Ukraine says fault at nuclear power plant cuts power output but poses no danger

    Ukraine’s energy minister says a technical fault at a nuclear power plant in the south of country has cut power production but insists it poses no danger. …read more Source: FOX...