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    Russia-West Tensions Exposed at Moscow Security Conference
    Apr27

    Russia-West Tensions Exposed at Moscow Security Conference

    Tensions between Russia and the West over security in Europe, the Middle East and Asia have surfaced at an annual defense conference in Moscow. Major flashpoints include the situation in Syria and NATO expansion. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov gave a stark warning about the expanding threat of terrorism and conflict across the globe at...

    Solar Power Farm Sprouts at Chernobyl Nuclear Site
    Apr27

    Solar Power Farm Sprouts at Chernobyl Nuclear Site

    Thirty years ago this week, the world eyes focused on the Ukrainian city of Chernobyl, where the world’s worst nuclear accident was contaminating swaths of what was then the Soviet Union. Now, that nuclear wasteland is being transformed into a solar farm that could generate as much energy as two units of the doomed nuclear plant....

    McCain Calls for Greater US, EU Engagement in Balkans
    Apr27

    McCain Calls for Greater US, EU Engagement in Balkans

    Increased U.S. and European engagement in the Western Balkans will be critical to countering an increasingly assertive Russian in the region, Republican Arizona Senator John McCain told VOA Wednesday. McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, made the comments shortly after returning from a tour of the region, which included a stop...

    A Grand Solar Farm Is About to Launch at Chernobyl
    Apr27

    A Grand Solar Farm Is About to Launch at Chernobyl

    It’s hard to think all the way back to the events of April 26, 1986. Nonetheless, it has become a standout moment in a world of nuclear accidents: Chernobyl. In the early days of what would become the world’s worst nuclear accident, 32 people died and dozens of others suffered painful radiation burns. It took Swedish authorities...

    31 Years Later, Chernobyl Disaster Remembered
    Apr27

    31 Years Later, Chernobyl Disaster Remembered

    Thirty-one years ago this week, the world eyes focused on the Ukrainian city of Chornobyl, where the world’s worst nuclear accident was contaminating large swaths of what was then called the Soviet Union. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Russia to Supply Power to Rebel-held Parts of Eastern Ukraine
    Apr25

    Russia to Supply Power to Rebel-held Parts of Eastern Ukraine

    In a move that further cements Russia’s control over parts of eastern Ukraine, Russian officials announced Tuesday they will begin supplying electricity to separatist-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine after the Ukrainian government cut off the power because of millions in unpaid bills. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov described the...

    American OSCE Monitor Killed in Ukraine Identified as Joseph Stone
    Apr24

    American OSCE Monitor Killed in Ukraine Identified as Joseph Stone

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has identified a U.S. monitor killed in a mine blast in eastern Ukraine as Joseph Stone. Stone, an American paramedic, was traveling in a car that hit a mine Sunday near rebel-held Luhansk. Two other monitors were injured in the incident. The injured monitors, a female from Germany...

    American OSCE Monitor Killed in Ukraine Identified as Joseph Stone
    Apr24

    American OSCE Monitor Killed in Ukraine Identified as Joseph Stone

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has identified a U.S. monitor killed in a mine blast in eastern Ukraine as Joseph Stone. Stone, an American paramedic, was traveling in a car that hit a mine Sunday near rebel-held Luhansk. Two other monitors were injured in the incident. The injured monitors, a female from Germany...

    Member of Security Watchdog OSCE Killed in Ukraine
    Apr23

    Member of Security Watchdog OSCE Killed in Ukraine

    One member of European security watchdog OSCE’s monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed and another injured after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk. An American man was killed and a German woman was injured on Sunday morning, a spokesman for Austria’s foreign ministry said. Austria holds the rotating presidency of...

    Russian Hacker Sentenced to 27 Years in Credit Card Scheme
    Apr22

    Russian Hacker Sentenced to 27 Years in Credit Card Scheme

    The son of a Russian lawmaker was sentenced Friday by a U.S. federal court to 27 years in prison after being convicted of a cyber assault on thousands of U.S. businesses, marking the longest hacking-related sentence in the United States. Roman Seleznev, 32, was found guilty last year by a jury in Seattle of perpetrating a scheme that prosecutors...

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