Ukraine

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The human face of Chernobyl: Greenpeace project portraits of survivors onto damaged reactor. (Photo: Daniel Mueller/ Greenpeace)
This Tuesday, April 26, marks 30 years since an explosion decimated reactor No. 4 at Chernobyl's nuclear power plant, killing 31 nuclear and rescue workers, sickening thousands more, and forcing hundreds of thousands to evacuate. Chernobyl was the worst nuclear disaster in history, exposing hundreds of millions of people in 40 different countries...
Nika Knight, staff writer
In the first instance of a prominent politician taken down by the 11.5 million...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Less than a week after Russia's foreign minister warned that NATO's military...

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Crowdfunding has reached new, weird, possibly inevitable levels with Ukraine nationalists now raising money from online supporters to fund the country's "first people's infantry battalion," starting with a "People's Drone" to patrol the Russian border and moving on to include bulletproof vests, painkillers, a sniper unit and anything else "the boys needed." The site has raised 71% of its goal to arm the sniper unit and over its goal for the drone, which could be good or bad news, depending on...