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The Radioactive Puppies Of Chernobyl Are Finally Getting The Help They Need
The dogs are descendants of those left behind after the 1986 nuclear disaster.
Chernobyl Site Now Offers Overnight Stays
Stuck for vacation ideas? You could head to the first hotel inside the Chernobyl exclusion zone since the deserted Ukrainian city’s infamous nuclear reactor went into meltdown in 1986.
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Radioactive Boars Rule Abandoned Japanese Towns In Wake Of Fukushima Disaster
“It is not really clear now which is the master of the town, people or wild boars.”
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Ukraine Remembers Chernobyl Disaster Victims 30 Years On
By Alessandra Prentice and Natalia Zinets, Reuters
A botched test at the nuclear plant triggered a meltdown that permanently poisoned thousands.
30 Years After the Chernobyl Disaster, a Nuclear Menace Still Hides in Plain Sight
Freelance Photojournalist and Documentary Videographer
Today, it is mostly silence that surrounds the abandoned buildings that stand as testimony to the hasty departure.
Stunning Photos Of Norway's Reindeer Hide A Radioactive Secret
This is the lasting fallout from the Chernobyl disaster.
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Decades After Chernobyl, Wildlife Thriving Inside Exclusion Zone
"There's evidence of wildlife everywhere."
13 Photos That Prove Chernobyl Is Still Haunting
Nearly 30 years after the disaster, pictures of Chernobyl prove the site is still as haunting as ever. After last month's
PHOTOS: Living Near Chernobyl
Chernobyl: Ukraine Marks Nuclear Disaster's 26 Year Anniversary (PHOTOS)
Whatever the real number, efforts to contain the disaster are still ongoing. Viktor Yanukovych, the president of Ukraine
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Burying The Beast: French Companies Build Giant Shield Over Chernobyl Reactor
Frozen In Time: Chernobyl -- 25 Years Later
Patrick J. McGinnis
New York-based investor, entrepreneur, writer, and explorer
When Pripyat was abandoned, its citizens were given only a few hour's notice before they were compelled to leave. It has remained empty since that time and is now, in essence, a time capsule of Soviet life.
Chernobyl: 25 Years Later, A 'Vision Of Apocalypse'
Curtis M. Wong
Chernobyl: The Nuclear Disaster, 25 Years Later (VIDEO)
Vasyl Kavatsiuk, a Chernobyl liquidator, spent 37 days working at the destroyed reactor. He says, “If you think about that
Chernobyl Disaster Repeat In Japan Not Expected At Fukushima Nuclear Plant
(Editing by Jon Boyle) "It doesn't look from the television pictures ... as though it's the vessel itself." "If it's that
Chernobyl: 25 Years After The Nuclear Disaster (PHOTOS)
From the first day, officials downplayed the damages of the catastrophe and the politics of misinformation continues: A UN
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