Archbishop Borys Gudziak, one of nearly 50 Ukrainian Greek Catholic bishops in Rome this week, says he and his fellow prelates are pushing harder than ever for a papal visit to Ukraine – a trip that he said is crucial to ending conflict in the country, but which is being held up by fear of
Tyrannies are fragile things and when the fear upon which they are based crumbles, they collapse, write an associate professor at the Catholic University of America and fellow at the Institute for Human Ecology Jakub Grygiel for The American Interest.
Hundreds of riot police were on the streets of central Moscow Saturday as opposition protesters prepared to defy a crackdown by authorities and launch fresh demonstrations to demand to free local elections. The global network of Agence France-Presse cover
Interest in the 1986 Chernobyl disaster has recently spiked thanks to HBO's limited miniseries, Chernobyl . As a result of the series putting the incident under the spotlight, there has not only been a surge in interest but a rise in tourism for Pripy
Russian authorities have told people in a village near the site of a deadly missile explosion involving a nuclear power test to "leave the territory", after the accident triggered a spike in radiation.
A mysterious blast that took place in Russia's Arkhangelsk region Thursday, which sent people in nearby areas scurrying to stock up on iodine due to fears that a nuclear leak is involved. Authorities have provided scant and sometimes contradicting inf
Russia's nuclear agency said Saturday an explosion during missile testing in the Arctic left five workers dead and involved radioactive isotopes after a nearby city recorded a spike in radiation levels.The global network of Agence France-Presse covers