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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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UN Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty Comes into Force

A United Nations treaty banning the production, possession, and use of nuclear weapons comes into effect on Jan. 22 in the 51 countries that...

Microsoft Reveals Massive Breach

Microsoft announced that dozens of its customers, including all over the world, were targeted as part of a cyberattack on US government institutions.Microsoft announced...

Incident Causes Emergency Shutdown of Finnish Nuclear Plant

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported that the Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) reported that high levels of radiation were indicated...

Reactor at Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant Damaged, Environmental NGO Reports

The environmental non-government organization Ecohome has reported that the cooling system of the first reactor of the Astravyets Power Plant in Belarus was damaged,...

Belarus Shuts Down New Nuclear Power Plant

Belarus has shut down its newly launched nuclear power plant in the Astravets District to replace some equipment, according to a statement by the...

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