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A New Book by Tchertkoff: A Full Review in the Canadian Slavonic Papers/Revue Canadienne Des Slavistes

The Crime of Chernobyl – The Nuclear Gulag, edited by Wladimir Tchertkoff, Glagoslav Publications, London, 2015, 622 pp., €34.70 (hardback), ISBN 978-1-784- 37932-2/€27.90 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-784-37931-5 The version of record of this manuscript has been published and is available in the Canadian Slavonic Papers/Revue Canadienne Des Slavistes (March 28, 2017) http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00085006.2017.1305013   Wladimir Tchertkoff offers…

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May, 7, 2017: 31st Anniversary Commemoration of Chornobyl in Toronto

Ukrainian Women’s Association of Canada, Kniahynia Olha Branch at St. Volodymyr Cathedral and St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Brotherhood invite you to the 31st Anniversary Commemoration of the CHORNOBYL CATASTROPHE. St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 400 Bathurst Street, Toronto Featuring Speaker: Valentyna Rodak, President, St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Brotherhood (in Ukrainian) Screening of 2013 Documentary Chоrnobyl…

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The New Book Review: The Crime of Chernobyl – The Nuclear Gulag

Canadian Slavonic Papers (Revue Canadienne des Slavistes) published a book review “The Crime of Chernobyl – The Nuclear Gulag” by Alexander Belyakov.   To cite this article:   Alexander Belyakov (2017): The Crime of Chernobyl – The Nuclear Gulag, edited by Wladimir Tchertkoff. Glagoslav Publications, London, 2015, 622 pp. €34.70 (hardback), ISBN 978-1-784-37932-2/ €27.90 (paperback),…

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The Press about the 6th Anniversary of the Ongoing Fukushima Disaster

March 11th, 2017 will be the 6th anniversary of the ongoing Fukushima disaster. What do we know from press about it today? Fukushima: 6 years after Japan’s worst nuclear disaster (CBC/Radio-Canada, produced by The Current’s Lara O’Brien and Josh Bloch, with help from freelance journalist Chie Matsumoto in Japan.) According to Canadian Cancer Society figures,…

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Fukushima: Nuclear Radiation and Biodiversity

A unique press conference “After the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster: Introducing the issues of nuclear radiation and biodiversity”, December 12, 2016 Yohsuke Amano, Programme Associate, Institute for Advanced Study of Sustainability, United Nations University Masako Sakata, Board chair, Japan Civil Network for the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity (JCN-UNDB) Takafumi Tamita, Japan Civil Network for…

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November 4: A New Event at the University of Toronto “Chornobyl 30 Years After”

Chornobyl 30 Years After: Energy, Environment, Policy Friday, November 4, 2016, 2.30-5.30 pm, at the University of Toronto The explosion at the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant on April 26, 1986 continues to have serious economic, social, and biological consequences for the inhabitants of the affected territories and beyond. The problems caused by the disaster in…

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Military Risks for Nuclear Safety in Ukraine

Statement by Mr. Serhii SHUTENKO, Director General for International Security of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, at the UN First Committee general debate  Mr. Chair, Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, On behalf of the delegation of Ukraine, allow me to congratulate you, Mr. Chair, and other members of the Bureau on your election. I’m looking forward to a constructive and result orientated dialogue during our…

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30th Anniversary of the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster in Canada

On April 26, 1986, a reactor at the Chornobyl nuclear power plant near Prypiat exploded and melted down. The impact of the Chornobyl disaster is still being felt today, with adverse effects on the health of many people.  Estimates on the numbers of indirect deaths as a result of the Chornobyl disaster vary from the…

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“Echoes of Chornobyl” in Toronto

“Echoes of Chornobyl”, an evening of song and storytelling, happened in Toronto. The Chornobyl (Ukrainian spelling) accident on April 26, 1986, was one of the worst nuclear power plant accidents in history, in the number of casualties, and devastating contamination. An explosion and fire released large quantities of radioactive particles into the atmosphere, which spread over much…

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The Lasting Legacies of Chernobyl and Fukushima from Greenpeace

A new report marks the 5th anniversary of the Fukushima and the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disasters. The recently published Greenpeace report “Nuclear scars: The Lasting Legacies of Chernobyl and Fukushima” (2016, March 9)  promotes research by the Greenpeace’s experts who carried out radiation field work to expose the unrelenting crises in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine…

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