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How the CIA secretly published Dr Zhivago

By Martin VennardBBC World Service Continue reading the main story In today’s Magazine Australian slang: Your favourite examples The faceless men The world’s first church-mosque-synagogue? The face of British poverty in France Boris Pasternak’s famous novel Dr Zhivago remained unpublished… Continue Reading →

How Austerity Kills the Public Health System

By DAVID STUCKLER and SANJAY BASU, NYT EARLY last month, a triple suicide was reported in the seaside town of Civitanova Marche, Italy. A married couple, Anna Maria Sopranzi, 68, and Romeo Dionisi, 62, had been struggling to live on her monthly pension of around… Continue Reading →

Look where biometrics (don’t) get you — Armless artist Karipbek Kuyukov ‘denied entry’

7 May 2013, BBC Karipbek Kuyukov says he is disappointed he could not enter the UK A Kazakh artist who was born without arms says he could not get permission to enter the UK last month because he could not… Continue Reading →

Evidence of substandard equipment from Zio-Podolsk in Koodankulam

Koodankulam Alert! There are substandard equipment from Zio-Podolsk! Concrete Evidence! Over the past few years ZiO produced and implemented a set of equipment for foreign nuclear power plants with VVER-1000: “Tianwan” (China), “Busher” (Iran), “Kudankulam” (India). JSC “Machine-Building Plant” ZIO-Podolsk,… Continue Reading →

Zio-Podolsk Scandal – Save Our Souls – Part 2 #Nuclear

Zio-Podolsk: The Complete Story By- CharlesDigges It all started on May 2, 1919 as the repair assembly plant called the Steam-Engine. Repair of locomotives was carried out until 1930. A total of 863 locomotives repaired. In 1931, the plant was converted… Continue Reading →

Chernobyl, not Peristroika, Caused Soviet Union Collapse: Gorbachev

DiaNuke Editor’s Note: Journalist Alla Yaroshinskaya’s article based on declassified documents, contradicting Mr. Gorbachev’s claims here that there was no cover-up in Chernobyl, can be accessed here. Mikhail Gorbachev Mikhail Gorbachev was the last head of state of the Soviet Union, and… Continue Reading →

Kudankulam nuclear power project cost up 14%

Construction began in Sept 2001 with estimated cost at Rs 13,600 cr; expenditure on the project at Rs 15,454 cr till Jan 2013  Economy & Policy » News » News BS Reporter  |  Chennai  March 21, 2013 The delay in commissioning of the Kudankulam Nuclear… Continue Reading →

Fukushima is not Chernobyl ? Think Again ! #Sundayreading

Safety and Accidents, at dianuke.org Sarah Phillips Sarah D. Phillips is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University, Bloomington. She is author of Women’s Social Activism in the New Ukraine: Development and the Politics of Differentiation (2008, Indiana U Press)… Continue Reading →

First unit of Koodankulam plant to start by month-end: PMO

By PTI – NEW DELHI 05th December 2012 04:30 PM NPCIL is setting up two 1,000 MW VVER reactors at Koodankulam in Tamil Nadu‘s Tirunelveli district with Russian collaboration. (PTI photo/File) The much-delayed Koodankulam nuclear power project is expected to be… Continue Reading →

Fukushima–Hopes of Home Fade Among Japan’s Displaced

AIZU-WAKAMATSU JOURNAL Ko Sasaki for The New York Times The community center of a temporary housing complex in Aizu-Wakamatsu, where some fled after last year’s nuclear disaster. By MARTIN FACKLER Published: November 25, 2012 AIZU-WAKAMATSU, Japan — As cold northerly winds sprinkle… Continue Reading →

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