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2008-10-02 13:43:32

When a reactor in the Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded in 1986 in what was then the Soviet republic of Ukraine, radioactive elements were released in the air and dispersed over the Soviet Union, Europe and even eastern portions of North America.

2008-09-28 03:00:11

By Resick, Lenore Kolljeski Purpose: To explore the meaning of health among midlife Russian- speaking women from the former Soviet Onion. Design and Methodology: A hermeneutic phenomenological design was used.

2008-09-17 16:51:34

By OLIVIA KELLEHER AN Irish charity has launched an appeal after stumbling across a "hospital from hell". On its latest humanitarian mission to Kazakhstan, Cork charity Greater Chernobyl Cause found Red Cross personnel desperately trying to care for patients in horrifying conditions.

2008-09-08 12:00:24

A teenage victim of the Chernobyl nuclear accident is fighting to remain in the United States with the California family she spends summers with.

2008-08-28 09:00:53

Although they have three young sons of their own, Sarah and Matt Bailey take in a couple of guests every summer. The visitors are children whose lives have been blighted by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in the former Soviet Union.

2008-08-22 21:00:23

MOSCOW. Aug 22 (Interfax) - ZAO Atomstroyexport has completed the operations to improve security of the Shelter facility at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the company said in a press release.

2008-08-22 12:00:46

Text of report by Interfax-Ukraine news agency Moscow, 22 August: The [Russian] company Atomstroyeksport has said in a press release it has completed all works aimed at improving safety at the Shelter facility at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.

2008-08-15 09:01:04

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinarians are tuning in to the recent popularity of a probiotic-based immune formula developed during the cold war era in the Soviet Union.

2008-08-02 06:00:24

STUDENTS from Belarus visited Henley College in Coventry. Youngsters who have been affected by the Chernobyl disaster were flown to Britain for a holiday. The group of eight girls, from Belarus, are staying with host families within Coventry and Warwickshire for two weeks.

2008-07-06 12:00:09

By Brian Murphy Associated Press The last major remnant of Saddam Hussein's nuclear program -- a huge stockpile of concentrated natural uranium -- reached a Canadian port Saturday to complete a secret U.S.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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