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Fukushima nuclear disaster

Russia ready to dispatch radiation processing vessel to Japan
Russia is ready to send a unique vessel which can process radioactive liquid to Japan, the ship’s captain announced. This comes as another powerful earthquake hit the country’s northeast, leading to a radioactive spill at one of the nuclear plants.

08.04.2011 09:53

New fears of explosion at Fukushima plant
There's renewed fear of an explosion at the No.1 reactor of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, as hydrogen pressure is building up. It may mean the reactor's core is damaged.

06.04.2011 13:54

Immeasurable levels of radiation reported at Fukushima plant
Japan keeps on discharging slightly radioactive water into the ocean, with 3,430 tons dumped by mid-Tuesday, while even more highly contaminated water inside the plant is exposing the workers to reportedly immeasurable levels of radiation.

05.04.2011 12:32

Moscow students gather cash for Japanese tsunami victims
Although the Russian capital is 4,000 miles away from Japan, the tsunami-struck country’s tragedy has deeply touched the hearts of young Muscovites.

04.04.2011 17:01

Fukushima operator pours radioactive water into sea
The operator of Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co., has started to release 11,500 tons of water containing radioactive materials into the Pacific Ocean, Kyodo news agency reports.

04.04.2011 10:04

Plan to plug radioactive water leak fails at Fukushima plant
Attempts to fill in a crack with concrete at Japan’s damaged Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant have failed, with radioactive water still leaking into the Pacific Ocean, NHK TV reports.

03.04.2011 07:48

Floating island may store Japan’s radioactive water
Workers at the stricken Fukushima facility have sealed a breach in one of the reactors using concrete. However, the plant’s operator says that it has not stopped highly radioactive water from seeping into the Pacific Ocean.

02.04.2011 08:53

Sushi catastrophe for Russian fans
Russia is about to introduce more limits on importing fish from Japan.

01.04.2011 17:15

US company seeks workers for Fukushima project
Bartlett Nuclear, a US based recruitment firm, is seeking qualified workers able to travel international who boast a family willing to let them work in highly radioactive locations, namely the Fukushima reactor zone.

01.04.2011 15:19

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