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      Fires near Chornobyl nuclear plant have been put out, Ukraine officials say
      Apr15

      Fires near Chornobyl nuclear plant have been put out, Ukraine officials say

      Ukrainian emergency officials said Tuesday they have extinguished forest fires in the radiation-contaminated area near the Chornobyl nuclear power plant, but acknowledged that grass was still smouldering in some areas. …read more Source::...

      Fire raging near Ukraine’s Chornobyl poses radiation risk, activists warn
      Apr14

      Fire raging near Ukraine’s Chornobyl poses radiation risk, activists warn

      A huge forest fire in Ukraine that has been raging for more than a week is now just one kilometre from the defunct Chornobyl nuclear power plant and poses a radiation risk, Greenpeace Russia warned on Monday, citing satellite images. …read more Source::...

      Ukraine battles forest fire near Chornobyl amid elevated radiation levels
      Apr06

      Ukraine battles forest fire near Chornobyl amid elevated radiation levels

      Emergency teams in Ukraine on Monday continued battling a forest fire in the contaminated area around the Chornobyl nuclear power plant that has raised radiation fears. …read more Source::...

      Canada to cut number of troops in Ukraine due to COVID-19
      Mar27

      Canada to cut number of troops in Ukraine due to COVID-19

      The Canadian Armed Forces plans to withdraw the 200 troops it currently has in Ukraine and replace them with a skeleton force next month, to hold the fort until the COVID-19 pandemic has passed. …read more Source::...

      European nations grapple with a united plan to combat coronavirus
      Mar16

      European nations grapple with a united plan to combat coronavirus

      The European Union’s top official on Monday proposed a 30-day ban on non-essential travel into the bloc to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, while insisting on the need to keep the internal borders between the 27 member states as open as possible. …read more Source::...

      Families of those killed when Flight MH17 was shot down hope trial will expose Russian ‘lies’
      Mar09

      Families of those killed when Flight MH17 was shot down hope trial will expose Russian ‘lies’

      As the criminal trial of four men charged with the destruction of Flight MH17 begins in the Netherlands, victims’ families demand the Kremlin’s highest representatives be held responsible. …read more Source::...

      Ukraine pledges help for airline compensation for Iran plane crash victims
      Feb29

      Ukraine pledges help for airline compensation for Iran plane crash victims

      Ukraine’s ambassador to Canada says his government will help Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne secure compensation from Ukraine International Airlines for the families of all those killed on Flight 752, including 57 Canadian citizens. …read more Source::...

      Trump administration ousts 2 key impeachment witnesses
      Feb08

      Trump administration ousts 2 key impeachment witnesses

      The White House ousted two figures central in the Democrats’ impeachment case against U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday. …read more Source::...

      Trump impeachment witness Alexander Vindman escorted out of White House
      Feb08

      Trump impeachment witness Alexander Vindman escorted out of White House

      The decorated soldier and national security aide who played a central role in the Democrats’ impeachment case against President Donald Trump was escorted out of the White House complex on Friday, according to his lawyer, who said he was asked to leave in retaliation for “telling the truth.” …read more Source::...

      Recordings show Iran knew jetliner hit by a missile, Ukraine says
      Feb03

      Recordings show Iran knew jetliner hit by a missile, Ukraine says

      A recording of an exchange between an Iranian air-traffic controller and an Iranian pilot purports to show that authorities immediately knew a missile had downed a Ukrainian jetliner after takeoff from Tehran, killing all 176 people aboard, despite days of denials by the Islamic Republic. …read more Source::...