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Fukushima nuclear disaster

Fukushima vent failures dire sign for Americans
Emergency vents praised by American officials as the devices which will save American nuclear plants from devastating hydrogen explosions were put to the test in Japan — and failed miserably.

18.05.2011 16:47

“Situation at Fukushima out of control”
The situation at the Fukushima plant is currently out of control, says Professor Christopher Busby from the European Committee on Radiation Risks, who gave RT his insight into the recent developments in Japan.

17.05.2011 18:08

Molten radioactive fuel caused new water leakage at Fukushima
The operator of the troubled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan revealed the damage to one of the reactors is worse than had previously been thought.

12.05.2011 16:22

People return to Fukushima exclusion zone
More than 90 evacuees from the 20-kilometer no-go zone around the Fukushima nuclear power plant have been allowed to return to their homes to gather personal possessions.

May 10, 2011 15:21

Expat community raises money for Japanese tsunami victims
More than five weeks since the Japanese tsunami, Moscow’s expat community has not forgotten the victims who still need help.

04.05.2011 14:37

Nuclear safety fears despite modern technology
Nuclear safety has come under fresh scrutiny following the shock at what has unfolded at Japan's Fukushima plant, and the recent anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster has only added to the fears.

02.05.2011 06:44

We hope Japan will courageously face the trial – Putin
Russia’s prime minister thanked the International Skating Union for choosing Moscow as the venue for the World Figure Skating Championship as he opened the world contest in the Russian capital.

27.04.2011 16:04

Fukushima operator starts test-drowning damaged reactor
Tokyo Electric Power Company has increased the flow of water into the containment vessel of the damaged No.1 reactor to test whether the construction can withstand increased weight and to check for possible leaks.

27.04.2011 08:03

Chernobyl anniversary sparks renewed US energy debate
In the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the lessons of Chernobyl are more relevant than ever and both events have reignited a debate in America over US nuclear and general energy policies.

26.04.2011 20:23