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Fukushima nuclear disaster

Missile defense and the Euro priority for G8 leaders
Deauville, a historic World War II site and paradise for the French elite, is seeing an invasion of the G8 machine. Russia, the USA, the UK, Japan, Italy, France, Germany and Canada – are discussing their top priorities.

26.05.2011 09:20

Japan should have made core meltdown public – Russian minister
The Japanese company that runs the Fukushima nuclear plant admitted three of six reactors damaged by the tsunami actually suffered meltdown within days, a shocking revelation that's left many wondering why the information was not made public sooner.

25.05.2011 01:00

TEPCO chief’s resignation unlikely to bring necessary reform – activist
The resignation of the head of the owner of disabled Fukushima power plant is likely to be symbolic and will not result in the much-needed reform of Japan’s power industry, says the former spokesperson for the Citizen's Nuclear Information Center.

20.05.2011 13:34

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