Radiation exposure as a child can increase cancer risk later in life. But by how much?
Chernobyl is already responsible for up to 5,000 cases of cancer in Europe.
Flowers for Ukraine’s new prime minister, Volodymyr Groysman as President Poroshenko congratules him.
Election of Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister marks the first political realignment since Euromaidan.
Counting of the Dutch referendum ballots gets underway.
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Explained: the implications of a Eurosceptic victory in the Netherlands vote.
Jamala has been chosen to represent Ukraine at the 2016 Eurovision contest with her song ‘1944’.
Charged with collaboration with the Nazis, in 1944, 240,000 Crimean Tartars were deported to Soviet Central Asia.
Could the hack that took out the power grid in Ukraine happen in the U.S.?
Malware has brought down the power grid in the Ukraine. What were attackers after and could it happen elsewhere?
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The cyberattack that brought down a city's power supply in Ukraine is a cautionary tale for what lies ahead.
A protest flag depicts Jarosław Kaczyński as Poland’s puppet master.
The new, nationalist government is cutting ties in all directions, but it could soon run out of options.
Watching Putin’s end-of-year news conference in Sevastopol, Crimea.
The "hot" phase of the Ukraine conflict may have passed, but Moscow and Kiev are hardly warming to each other.
The past year hasn't worked out so well for Russia – and the Kremlin's ability to weather the storms ahead is looking shaky.
Warfare is changing, and our approach to dealing with our adversaries must change too.
Increased submarine activity is fuelling concerns at Russia's capability to wage information warfare on the West.
Last week’s release of the Dutch Safety Board’s final report on the downing of MH17 held no surprises. While this essentially technical report had no brief to cast blame for the tragedy, no-one familiar…
The reconstructed front of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine in July 2014.
A Dutch Safety Board report is crucial to the progress of the ongoing criminal investigation into downed flight MH17.
The oral vaccine is the most common polio vaccine used in the world.
Recent polio outbreaks in Ukraine and Mali, caused by a vaccine-derived form of poliovirus, don't mean the vaccine isn't working. On the contrary, they are a reminder to keep up vaccination rates.
Ukraine takes a hit: shell damage in Donetsk.
Ukraine is waging a war of self-defence against an international aggressor. We should stop pretending otherwise.
The Face of War by Ukrainian artist Daria Marchenko.
While the case of Lyudmila Savchuk might have highlighted a major push by the Kremlin to control online opinion, the reality on the ground does not look good for Putin.
Fired up, ready to go: soldiers of the Donetsk People’s Republic.
Months after the Minsk II agreement set out a plan for peace, Ukraine is slipping backwards into violence and recriminations.
No place to live.
The US is making common cause with Ukraine, but national security concerns are affecting the human rights of the most vulnerable trying to flee the fighting.
Sifting the remains.
Russia's response to the MH17 disaster came close to making it an international pariah – and an ensuing year of madcap foreign policy has only made things worse.
Does this look like a ceasefire?
Ukraine is giving Russia two options – and neither is likely to end well.