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    Russia Hews Closer To Zhirinovsky’s Wacky Vision Than You Might Have Expected
    Apr25

    Russia Hews Closer To Zhirinovsky’s Wacky Vision Than You Might Have Expected

    He has ridden seemingly crackpot ideas to prominence for nearly three decades. But is 70-year-old ultranationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky really fringe anymore? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Landmines Are A Bitter Harvest For Donbas Farmers
    Apr25

    Landmines Are A Bitter Harvest For Donbas Farmers

    Farmers in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas region are facing the perils of planting spring crops in a conflict zone. After two years of war, thousands of mines and unexploded shells lurk beneath the soil. Before sowing their fields, local farmers must first rely on deminers to ensure their land is safe. (RFE/RL’s Current Time TV, Olga...

    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...

    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...

    Obama: Russia Sanctions Must Remain Until Moscow Complies With Minsk Deal
    Apr24

    Obama: Russia Sanctions Must Remain Until Moscow Complies With Minsk Deal

    U.S. President Barack Obama says he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agree that Ukraine-related sanctions targeting Russia should only be lifted if Moscow complies with a deal to end fighting between Kyiv’s forces and Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chernobyl’s Ring Of Fire: Signs Point To Rising Risk
    Apr24

    Chernobyl’s Ring Of Fire: Signs Point To Rising Risk

    Decades of extensive studies have led a leading Chernobyl researcher to warn that a bolt from the blue, or the strike of a match, could lead to forest fires that send clouds of toxic, radioactive fallout spewing into the skies above Europe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, In Bow To Kyiv’s New Leader, Suspends Debt Demands
    Apr23

    Russia, In Bow To Kyiv’s New Leader, Suspends Debt Demands

    Russia said it temporarily suspended its demand for full repayment of a $3-billion loan to Ukraine to give the new government in Kyiv time to decide what to do about it. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Guarding Against Chernobyl’s Radioactive Forest Fires
    Apr22

    Guarding Against Chernobyl’s Radioactive Forest Fires

    Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear accident, Ukrainian firefighters remain on high alert to prevent another disaster. It’s their job to stop fires from breaking out in the contaminated forests around the decommissioned power plant. A major blaze could release even more radiation into the atmosphere than the nuclear accident itself....

    Guarding Against Chernobyl’s Radioactive Forest Fires
    Apr22

    Guarding Against Chernobyl’s Radioactive Forest Fires

    Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear accident, Ukrainian firefighters remain on high alert to prevent another disaster. It’s their job to stop fires from breaking out in the contaminated forests around the decommissioned power plant. A major blaze could release even more radiation into the atmosphere than the nuclear accident itself....

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