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Fukushima nuclear disaster

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

Fears Fukushima crisis will worsen as world remembers Chernobyl
While TEPCO is removing contaminated water from reactor 2 of the troubled Fukushima-1 nuclear plant and after successful tests has started spraying resin to prevent the spread of radioactive dust, experts fear deterioration of the crisis.

26.04.2011 13:40

“I don’t think the end of Fukushima accident is in sight”
Philip White, from the Citizen's Nuclear Information Center, says that the situation in Fukushima is worse than the plant's owners are willing to admit.

April 26, 2011 02:27

Fukushima clean-up to last until July – TEPCO
The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility operator says it hopes to finish removal of radioactive debris from the plant’s territory by July. The company has already created a map showing the levels of radioactivity in different parts of the facility.

24.04.2011 10:14

TEPCO worried water might damage Fukushima building
Tokyo Electric Power Co. is cautious over injecting more water into one of its nuclear reactors. There are fears that the building might be further damaged due to the amount of water inside it.

23.04.2011 11:16

Japan’s nuclear leak into ocean at catastrophic levels
The Tokyo Electric Power Company says radioactive substances that leaked into the sea at the damaged Fukushima plant over six days in April exceed the annual allowable limit by 20,000 times.

21.04.2011 15:39

American suggests building new Japan in Russia
An American woman has suggested that the disaster-hit Japanese people buy a part of Russia to build a new country instead of staying in the ruined one.

21.04.2011 14:04

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