European Nuke Group Severs Ties With Russia, Belarus
The European Council for Nuclear Research (CERN) is suspending work in Belarus and Russia in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Ana Faguy reported for USA TODAY.
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On Saturday, Mar. 26, the 23 member-states of CERN Council agreed to halt all events in Russia and Belarus and cut ties with scientific committees of institutions in Russia and Belarus.
In the announcement Friday, the CERN Council said the restrictions were agreed upon and implemented in an act of solidarity with the Ukrainian people.
Earlier this month, the CERN Council condemned the military invasion and agreed not to engage in new collaborations with Russia. At the council's June session the group said they will consider more sanctions on Russia and Belarus.