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Namibia Economist
Soviet apocalypsetwo disasters coincided: “a social one as the Soviet Union collapsed before our
Soviet apocalypse
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 hours ago
two disasters coincided: “a social one as the Soviet Union collapsed before our eyes...and the cosmic one—Chernobyl.” As Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, reflected years later, the meltdown, “even more than my launch of perestroika... Read more
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CNN
Top five '80s Cold War moviesfor the big fight at a remote site in the Russian countryside using old farm im
Top five '80s Cold War movies
CNN / Posted 16 hours ago
for the big fight at a remote site in the Russian countryside using old farm implements. I don't know if Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev ever saw this heart-pounding propaganda slugfest, but if he did, he should have saved us all a lot of time... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Why isn’t the GOP’s Stop Trump movement working? Because Trump is creating a new GOPaffairs. The contrast between Trump and past Republican presidents is stark. R
Why isn’t the GOP’s Stop Trump movement working? Because Trump is creating a new GOP
Bangor Daily News / Posted 20 hours ago
affairs. The contrast between Trump and past Republican presidents is stark. Reagan bombed Libya, invaded Grenada and told Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall. George H.W. Bush invaded Panama and expelled Saddam Hussein from Kuwait. And... Read more
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Quartz
President Trump, meet the world: The Republican frontrunner lays out his “America First” foreign policyRussia along with most mainstream historians—that the US saved the world from N
President Trump, meet the world: The Republican frontrunner lays out his “America First” foreign policy
Quartz / Posted yesterday
Russia along with most mainstream historians—that the US saved the world from Nazi Germany, and forced Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to take down the Berlin Wall. In fact, while American troops were central to the European war in World War... Read more
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Raw Story
Here’s why the #StopTrump movement isn’t workingaffairs. The contrast between Trump and past Republican presidents is stark. R
Here’s why the #StopTrump movement isn’t working
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
affairs. The contrast between Trump and past Republican presidents is stark. Reagan bombed Libya, invaded Grenada and told Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall. George H.W. Bush invaded Panama and expelled Saddam Hussein from Kuwait. And... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Ukraine remembers Chernobyl victims 30 years onculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
Ukraine remembers Chernobyl victims 30 years on
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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FOX News
Chernobyl anniversary: How Russia used a man and his camera to hide the terrible truthmonster fanning a lethal plume northward across Belarus and countries beyond.
Chernobyl anniversary: How Russia used a man and his camera to hide the terrible truth
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
monster fanning a lethal plume northward across Belarus and countries beyond. Related Image Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev and other members of the Politburo had learned there was a problem hours earlier, around 3 a.m. Seeds of a... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
30 years later, Chernobyl's searing legacy still crippling and killingarea the size of Rhode Island, will not be radiation-free, if ever, for at leas
30 years later, Chernobyl's searing legacy still crippling and killing
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 2 days ago
area the size of Rhode Island, will not be radiation-free, if ever, for at least 24,000 years. It took then-Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev 18 days to appear on television to admit the scale of the disaster and another three years to lift a ban on... Read more
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Daily News
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the worldheard about through rumours and tidbits gleamed from jammed Western radio broad
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the world
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
heard about through rumours and tidbits gleamed from jammed Western radio broadcasts. Communist Party Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev -- winner of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize for championing democratic and economic reforms -- did not publicly... Read more
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EuroNews
Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disasterhe said. The disaster and authorities’ initial secrecy about it also had lasti
Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
he said. The disaster and authorities’ initial secrecy about it also had lasting consequences. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union. Gorbachev says... Read more
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EuroNews
The medical response in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disasterin the Soviet Union a few days after the Chernobyl explosion, you met the leade
The medical response in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
in the Soviet Union a few days after the Chernobyl explosion, you met the leadership of the country including President Mikhail Gorbachev. Were you given the full information available at the time about the scale of the disaster, because the... Read more
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Namibia Economist
A nuclear disaster that brought down an empirethere deliberately by tour organisers. Chernobyl is also a monument to the ext
A nuclear disaster that brought down an empire
Namibia Economist / Posted 2 days ago
there deliberately by tour organisers. Chernobyl is also a monument to the extinction of Soviet civilisation. As Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, reflected years later, the meltdown, “even more than my launch of perestroika, was... Read more
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The Star
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disasterculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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The China Post
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disasterraised on April 28 after Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiati
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
raised on April 28 after Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiation levels. Communist Party Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev — winner of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize for championing democratic and economic reforms — did not publicly... Read more
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Times of Malta
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disasterculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl catastropheon April 28 after Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiation leve
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl catastrophe
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
on April 28 after Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiation levels. Communist Party Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev - winner of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize for championing democratic and economic reforms - did not publicly... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
30 years on, Ukrainians remember victims of Chernobyl disasterculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
30 years on, Ukrainians remember victims of Chernobyl disaster
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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The Manila Times
Chernobyl disaster commemoratedraised on April 28 when Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiatio
Chernobyl disaster commemorated
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
raised on April 28 when Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiation levels. Communist Party Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev — winner of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize for championing democratic and economic reforms — did not publicly... Read more
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iafrica.com
Ukraine remembers Chernobyl disasteron April 28 after Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiation leve
Ukraine remembers Chernobyl disaster
iafrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
on April 28 after Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiation levels. Communist Party Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev -- winner of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize for championing democratic and economic reforms -- did not publicly... Read more
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WA Today
Ukraine remembers victims of Chernobyl nuclear disasterculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
Ukraine remembers victims of Chernobyl nuclear disaster
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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Canberra Times
Ukraine remembers victims of Chernobyl nuclear disasterculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
Ukraine remembers victims of Chernobyl nuclear disaster
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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Rappler
30 years on, Ukraine remembers Chernobyl catastropheon April 28 after Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiation leve
30 years on, Ukraine remembers Chernobyl catastrophe
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
on April 28 after Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiation levels. Communist Party Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev – winner of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize for championing democratic and economic reforms – did not publicly... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Ukraine remembers victims of Chernobyl nuclear disasterculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
Ukraine remembers victims of Chernobyl nuclear disaster
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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Daily Mail
On 30th anniversary of Chernobyl, Ukraine remembers its victimsculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
On 30th anniversary of Chernobyl, Ukraine remembers its victims
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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The Age
Ukraine remembers victims of Chernobyl nuclear disasterculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
Ukraine remembers victims of Chernobyl nuclear disaster
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Ukraine remembers victims of Chernobyl nuclear disasterculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
Ukraine remembers victims of Chernobyl nuclear disaster
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Thirty years on, Ukraine remembers Chernobyl catastropheraised on Apr 28 after Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiation
Thirty years on, Ukraine remembers Chernobyl catastrophe
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
raised on Apr 28 after Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiation levels. Communist Party Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev - winner of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize for championing democratic and economic reforms - did not publicly... Read more
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Reuters
On 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster, Ukraine remembers its victimsculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
On 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster, Ukraine remembers its victims
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl catastropheon April 28 after Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiation leve
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl catastrophe
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
on April 28 after Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiation levels. Communist Party Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev -- winner of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize for championing democratic and economic reforms -- did not publicly... Read more
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iol.co.za
Candlelight vigil for Chernobyl victimsculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
Candlelight vigil for Chernobyl victims
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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dna
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disasterculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
dna / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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International Business Times
Chernobyl 30th anniversary: Ukraine's tearful memorials to those who died in the world's worst nuclear disaster culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
Chernobyl 30th anniversary: Ukraine's tearful memorials to those who died in the world's worst nuclear disaster
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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Calgary Sun
On 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster, Ukraine remembers its victimsculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
On 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster, Ukraine remembers its victims
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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The China Post
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the worldraised on April 28 when Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiatio
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the world
The China Post / Posted 3 days ago
raised on April 28 when Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiation levels. Communist Party Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev -- winner of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize for championing democratic and economic reforms -- did not publicly... Read more
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RTE News
Thirty years since Chernobyl disaster markedculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
Thirty years since Chernobyl disaster marked
RTE News / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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Swissinfo
On 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster, Ukraine remembers its victimsculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
On 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster, Ukraine remembers its victims
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Chernobyl nuclear disaster: Ukraine marks 30th anniversaryculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
Chernobyl nuclear disaster: Ukraine marks 30th anniversary
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
On 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster, Ukraine remembers its victimsculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
On 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster, Ukraine remembers its victims
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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Japan Today
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the world ‹ Japan Todayraised on April 28 when Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiatio
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the world ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 days ago
raised on April 28 when Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiation levels. Communist Party Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev—winner of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize for championing democratic and economic reforms—did not publicly admit... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disasterculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the worldraised on April 28 when Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiatio
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the world
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
raised on April 28 when Sweden detected an unexplained rise in its own radiation levels. Communist Party Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev -- winner of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize for championing democratic and economic reforms -- did not publicly... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Chernobyl disaster remembered 30 years onshortcomings of the Soviet system with its unaccountable bureaucrats and entren
Chernobyl disaster remembered 30 years on
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
shortcomings of the Soviet system with its unaccountable bureaucrats and entrenched culture of secrecy. Former president Mikhail Gorbachev has since said he considered Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union which... Read more
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Daily Mirror
How Chernobyl nuclear disaster caused radioactive reindeer and ginger treesevacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident - highlighted the shortc
How Chernobyl nuclear disaster caused radioactive reindeer and ginger trees
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident - highlighted the shortcomings of the Soviet system at the time. Mikhail Gorbachev has since said he considered Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union which... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disasterculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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The Star
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disasterculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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Swissinfo
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disasterculture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after
Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
culture of secrecy. For example, the evacuation order only came 36 hours after the accident. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said he considers Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union, which eventually... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The day the sky glowed red: The Chernobyl disaster28, when it detected inexplicably high radiation levels. The Communist Party o
The day the sky glowed red: The Chernobyl disaster
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
28, when it detected inexplicably high radiation levels. The Communist Party of the Soviet Union's then secretary-general, Mikhail Gorbachev, did not admit the disaster in public until May 14. Photo: Evacuees from the Chernobyl region's collective... Read more
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New York Post
There’s no place like home, even if home is Chernobyl— highlighted the shortcomings of the Soviet system with its unaccountable bure
There’s no place like home, even if home is Chernobyl
New York Post / Posted 3 days ago
— highlighted the shortcomings of the Soviet system with its unaccountable bureaucrats and entrenched culture of secrecy. Mikhail Gorbachev has since said he considered Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union which... Read more
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iol.co.za
Chernobyl disaster remembered- highlighted the shortcomings of the Soviet system with its unaccountable bure
Chernobyl disaster remembered
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
- highlighted the shortcomings of the Soviet system with its unaccountable bureaucrats and entrenched culture of secrecy. Mikhail Gorbachev has since said he considered Chernobyl one of the main nails in the coffin of the Soviet Union which... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The in crowdhas been behind the most puzzling (he favours “troubling”) events of the past 2
The in crowd
Namibia Economist / Posted 4 days ago
has been behind the most puzzling (he favours “troubling”) events of the past 25 years. The questions include: whether Mikhail Gorbachev really was the victim of the 1991 attempted coup, or actually an accomplice; who egged on the hardliners in... Read more
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