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As we’ve all seen in the last couple of days, the conflict between Iran and Israel has escalated to a level unseen before, threatening the already fragile stability of the Middle East, a region that has been plagued with an active civil war in Syria and countless other proxy wars between various factions. The question… Continue reading

Thirty years ago, on 26 April 1986, Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant’s reactor No. 4 blew up. The explosion took place during a routine cooling capability test and the nuclear fire lasted 10 days, releasing 400 times as much radiation as the Hiroshima bomb. The resulting radioactive cloud contaminated large parts of Ukraine, Belarus and Russia…. Continue reading