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ABANDONED PRIPYAT, UKRAINE (IMAGE)

Pripyat, Ukraine - 30 Abandoned Places that Look Truly Beautiful

info-pictogram1 Pripyat is an abandoned city in northern Ukraine, near the border with Belarus. Named for the nearby Pripyat River, Pripyat was founded on 4 February 1970, the ninth nuclear city in the Soviet Union, for theChernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. It was officially proclaimed a city in 1979, and had grown to a population of 49,360 before being evacuated a few days after the 26 April 1986 Chernobyl disaster. Though Pripyat is located within the administrative district of Ivankiv Raion, the abandoned city now has a special status within the largerKiev Oblast (province), being administered directly from Kiev. Pripyat is also supervised by Ukraine’s Ministry of Emergencies, which manages activities for the entire Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

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The Trews: Russell Brand – Should Obama Return His Nobel Peace Prize? (Video)

info-pictogram1 5 years after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize and campaigning on a platform that endorsed having “a nuclear-free world” in the not so distant future, Barack Obama’s policies will now reportedly see $1 trillion in new nuclear defence spending over the next 30 years.

Is Saudi Arabia Going Nuclear? (Video)

info-pictogram1 You heard right. Saudi Arabia is building its first nuclear reactor. Many countries are allowed to develop nuclear energy, but Iran’s nuclear program has brought years of devastating sanctions over weapons fears. Who gets to decide who gets nuclear power?

Palestinian officials: Israel’s shelling of Gaza equivalent to six nuclear bombs

Israeli air strikes hit Gaza

Source: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com

Israel has bombed the Gaza Strip with 20,000 tons of explosives, equivalent to six nuclear bombs, the Palestinian interior ministry said on Thursday.

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