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Fukushima nuclear disaster

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

Fukushima operator under fire over false radiation reports
Fukushima power plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) has come under fire over growing concerns about the credibility of its radioactive reports.

01.04.2011 14:49

Homeless Japan: tsunami victims anxious over housing trouble
The earthquake and tsunami that caused massive destruction at Fukushima also wiped out entire communities. People who lost their homes are living in overcrowded shelters, while the painstaking clean-up operation continues.

31.03.2011 16:01

Sarkozy calls international meeting on nuclear security
While the operation to make the stricken Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant safe has been delayed in Japan, Nicolas Sarkozy is suggesting an international meeting on nuclear security.

31.03.2011 09:27

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