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    Massive Chernobyl Shield Moves Into Place
    Nov29

    Massive Chernobyl Shield Moves Into Place

    A huge structure built to confine the radiation from the exploded Chernobyl nuclear reactor has been slotted into place in Ukraine. The world’s largest land-based moving building — 275 meters wide,108 meters tall, weighing 31,000 tons — slid into position over hydraulic tracks on November 29. (EBRD/Novaka via AP) …read...

    Kyiv Says Russia Has At Least 5,000 Troops In Eastern Ukraine
    Nov29

    Kyiv Says Russia Has At Least 5,000 Troops In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine’s defense minister has said Russia has between 5,000 and 7,500 regular military troops inside Ukrainian territory, not counting the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow, Kyiv At Loggerheads Over Planned Crimea Missile Tests
    Nov29

    Moscow, Kyiv At Loggerheads Over Planned Crimea Missile Tests

    Russia said it has had no response from Ukraine regarding its request that Kyiv cancel a planned missile test over the Ukrainian region of Crimea, which Moscow annexed in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Massive Chernobyl Containment Shield Being Moved Into Final Position
    Nov29

    Massive Chernobyl Containment Shield Being Moved Into Final Position

    The huge structure that will prevent further leaks of radiation from Ukraine’s Chernobyl nuclear power plant will be moved into its final position on November 29. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Yanukovych Denies Giving Order To Shoot
    Nov28

    Yanukovych Denies Giving Order To Shoot

    Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was accused of treason and conspiring with Russia after he fled from Kyiv in 2014, following widespread protests and their violent suppression. Speaking by video link from Russia, the former president denied giving the order to fire at demonstrators, and said that radical provocateurs were to blame....

    Former Ukraine President Yanukovych Accused Of Treason
    Nov28

    Former Ukraine President Yanukovych Accused Of Treason

    Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was accused of treason and conspiring with Russia after he fled from Kyiv in 2014, following widespread protests and their violent suppression. Speaking by video link from Russia, the former president denied giving the order to fire at the demonstrators, and said that radical provocateurs were to...

    State Corruption Watchdog Flip-Flops On Ukrainian President’s Spanish Villa
    Nov28

    State Corruption Watchdog Flip-Flops On Ukrainian President’s Spanish Villa

    A Ukrainian corruption watchdog has changed its position on whether President Petro Poroshenko should have declared ownership of a Spanish seaside villa, raising questions about the state agency’s independence from the presidential administration. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Yanukovych Denies Ordering Euromaidan Shootings; Kyiv Announces Treason Charge
    Nov28

    Yanukovych Denies Ordering Euromaidan Shootings; Kyiv Announces Treason Charge

    Exiled former President Viktor Yanukovych has told a Ukrainian court via video link that he never ordered police to fire on protesters during Euromaidan demonstrations that roiled the country nearly three years ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Prolongs Pretrial Detention Of Ukrainian Journalist
    Nov28

    Russia Prolongs Pretrial Detention Of Ukrainian Journalist

    A court in Moscow has prolonged the pretrial detention of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who has been held in Russia on suspicion of espionage. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saakashvili Rallies Supporters In Kyiv
    Nov28

    Saakashvili Rallies Supporters In Kyiv

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president, rallied supporters of the new political movement he has launched to challenge for power in Ukraine. The gathering, in Kyiv on November 27, called for early parliamentary elections. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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