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    Fukushima 4-year-old missing in Japan thyroid-cancer records
    Mar31

    Fukushima 4-year-old missing in Japan thyroid-cancer records

    TOKYO (AP) — A child diagnosed with thyroid cancer after the Fukushima nuclear accident is missing from government checkup records, an aid group said Friday, raising questions about the thoroughness and transparency of the screenings. Japanese authorities have said that among the 184 confirmed and suspected cases of thyroid cancer in Fukushima,...

    In Ukraine, Russia Weaponizes Fake News to Fight a Real War
    Mar31

    In Ukraine, Russia Weaponizes Fake News to Fight a Real War

    KYIV, Ukraine—As the Russian shells and rockets rained down on them in the front-line town of Debaltseve in February 2015, Ukrainian troops began to receive curious, anonymous SMS messages on their cellphones. “Your comrades nearby already left their positions, so you should leave yours as well,” one message read. The messages also claimed that...

    Is Putin the ‘Preeminent Statesman’ of Our Times?
    Mar31

    Is Putin the ‘Preeminent Statesman’ of Our Times?

    “If we were to use traditional measures for understanding leaders, which involve the defense of borders and national flourishing, Putin would count as the preeminent statesman of our time. “On the world stage, who could vie with him?” So asks Chris Caldwell of The Weekly Standard in a remarkable essay in Hillsdale College’s March issue of...

    In separatist eastern Ukraine, entrepreneurs are turning abandoned McDonald’s into ‘DonMak’
    Mar30

    In separatist eastern Ukraine, entrepreneurs are turning abandoned McDonald’s into ‘DonMak’

    When the McDonald’s in Donetsk shuttered due to war and Western sanctions, local entrepreneurs opened a nearly-identical fast food restaurant named DonMak. …read more Source: Business...

    Ukraine Gov’t Pledges to Cease Fire in the East on Saturday
    Mar30

    Ukraine Gov’t Pledges to Cease Fire in the East on Saturday

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has ordered his country’s troops to cease firing on Russia-backed separatists on Saturday.Fighting between government troops and the separatists has been raging in eastern Ukraine since 2014, killing more than 9,800 people.A 2015 peace… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian corruption casts a nuclear pall over all of Europe
    Mar30

    Ukrainian corruption casts a nuclear pall over all of Europe

    In 2016 the No. 1 tourist destination of Ukraine was the lifeless town of Pripyat, evacuated after the deadly reactor meltdown at Chernobyl in 1986. Today, Ukraine relies on nuclear power for 53 percent of its power generation, but is risking another nuclear accident on a scale greater than Europe … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine gov’t pledges to cease fire in the east on Saturday
    Mar30

    Ukraine gov’t pledges to cease fire in the east on Saturday

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has ordered his country’s troops to cease firing on Russia-backed separatists on Saturday. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine gov’t pledges to cease fire in the east on Saturday
    Mar30

    Ukraine gov’t pledges to cease fire in the east on Saturday

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has ordered his country’s troops to cease firing on Russia-backed separatists on Saturday …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine gov’t pledges to cease fire in the east on Saturday
    Mar30

    Ukraine gov’t pledges to cease fire in the east on Saturday

    Fighting between government troops and the separatists has been raging in eastern Ukraine since 2014, killing more than 9,800 people. A 2015 peace deal brokered by France and Germany has helped reduce the scale of fighting, but violence has continued while attempts to broker a political settlement have failed. …read more Source: San...

    Ukraine President Orders Cease-Fire In Eastern Conflict Zone
    Mar30

    Ukraine President Orders Cease-Fire In Eastern Conflict Zone

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has ordered the military to implement a cease-fire and weapons pullback in the conflict region in eastern Ukraine beginning on April 1. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...