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    30 Years After the Chernobyl Meltdown, Why Is the Ukrainian Government Pushing Nuclear Energy?
    Apr25

    30 Years After the Chernobyl Meltdown, Why Is the Ukrainian Government Pushing Nuclear Energy?

    Dusty ChristensenOr, how Ukraine learned to stop worrying and love its nuclear power plants. …read more Source: The...

    Nuclear Energy’s Half-life Crisis in Changed Climate
    Apr25

    Nuclear Energy’s Half-life Crisis in Changed Climate

    Thirty years after the meltdown of a flawed Soviet reactor in Ukraine and five years since the disaster at Japan’s tsunami-swamped Fukushima-1 plant, the global nuclear power industry remains in flux. The heavily charged debate about whether it is safe, effective and economical to split atoms to generate electricity shows no sign of decay....

    Obama Calls For European Unity, NATO Defense, Continued Sanctions On Russia
    Apr25

    Obama Calls For European Unity, NATO Defense, Continued Sanctions On Russia

    U.S. President Barack Obama has made an impassioned plea for European unity while visiting the German city of Hanover on April 25. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama Says Russia Sanctions To Remain
    Apr25

    Obama Says Russia Sanctions To Remain

    U.S. President Barack Obama said sanctions on Russia would remain in place until the Kremlin fully implemented the Minsk agreements on bringing peace to eastern Ukraine. Ukraine and Western governments accuse Russia of intervening military in eastern Ukraine and supporting armed separatists there, which Russia denies. (Reuters) …read more...

    OBAMA: ‘We need to keep sanctions on Russia’
    Apr25

    OBAMA: ‘We need to keep sanctions on Russia’

    “We need to keep sanctions on Russia in place until Russia fully implements the Minsk agreements.” …read more Source: Business...

    AP Finds Chernobyl Contamination In Milk From Belarus
    Apr25

    AP Finds Chernobyl Contamination In Milk From Belarus

    Associated Press reporters who visited the edge of the Chernobyl exclusion zone in Belarus say that milk from a dairy farm there contains levels of radioactive isotopes at least 10 times higher than the country’s food safety limits. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    30 years after Chernobyl disaster, containment is nearing completion
    Apr25

    30 years after Chernobyl disaster, containment is nearing completion

    But some wonder whether Ukraine can manage on its own when international support ends in 2017. …read more Source: The Washington...

    This is how scientists are keeping Chernobyl’s radiation contained
    Apr25

    This is how scientists are keeping Chernobyl’s radiation contained

    Engineers at Chernobyl, Ukraine, are close to installing a new state-of-the-art protective shelter over the remains of reactor no. 4, the site of the worst nuclear power plant accident in history. The New Safe Confinement, a 30,000-ton structure that resembles a hangar the size of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, is the largest movable...

    AP Exclusive: Test finds Chernobyl residue in Belarus milk
    Apr25

    AP Exclusive: Test finds Chernobyl residue in Belarus milk

    GUBAREVICHI, Belarus (AP) — On the edge of Belarus’ Chernobyl exclusion zone, down the road from the signs warning “Stop! Radiation,” a dairy farmer offers his visitors a glass of freshly drawn milk. Associated Press reporters politely decline the drink but pass on a bottled sample to a laboratory, which confirms it contains levels of a...

    How to Join a Ukrainian Militia
    Apr25

    How to Join a Ukrainian Militia

    Alexander Clapp Society, Eurasia Meet the motley thugs of Right Sector. THE UKRAINIAN army was so pitiful when fighting broke out in the Donbas in April 2014 that President Petro Poroshenko had to outsource the nation’s defense to volunteers. By July, approximately fifteen thousand citizens and foreigners had joined “volunteer battalions.”...