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Chernobyl after 35 years: 10 chilling images reveal scars left behind by nuclear disaster
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Chernobyl after 35 years: 10 chilling images reveal scars left behind by nuclear disaster

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster that took place on 26 April 1986 was a result of Cold War isolation and lack of safety culture.

Chernobyl serves as a monument to human error 35 years after nuclear disaster
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Chernobyl serves as a monument to human error 35 years after nuclear disaster

The Chernobyl plant is out of service, but there is still much work to be done at the decommissioned plant.

Chernobyl's toxic nuclear site presents a unique chance to protect biodiversity
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Chernobyl's toxic nuclear site presents a unique chance to protect biodiversity

Since the disaster, elk, wolves and the stocky endangered breed of Przewalski's wild horses native to Asia.

35 years since nuclear explosion, Chernobyl remains a place of 'tragedy and memory' for Ukrainians
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35 years since nuclear explosion, Chernobyl remains a place of 'tragedy and memory' for Ukrainians

The Chernobyl zone saw its tourism increase twofold after the lauded television miniseries of 2019 and officials hope that level of interest will continue, or grow, once the global pandemic has receded.

Ukrainian firefighters battle two blazes near Chernobyl nuclear power plant; over 60 acres of forest affected
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Ukrainian firefighters battle two blazes near Chernobyl nuclear power plant; over 60 acres of forest affected

The Chernobyl nuclear plant was evacuated in 1986 following an explosion that caused radioactive contamination.

Ukraine clings to nuclear power to meet energy requirements despite Chernobyl trauma
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Ukraine clings to nuclear power to meet energy requirements despite Chernobyl trauma

Ukraine is still suffering from the trauma of the world's worst civil nuclear accident at Chernobyl but has nonetheless turned the hazardous fuel into the backbone of its energy portfolio.

Chernobyl: Of Abandoned towns and lives that are still at risk 30 years on
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Chernobyl: Of Abandoned towns and lives that are still at risk 30 years on

ven after the last person who was alive on the day of the explosion dies, other deaths may be attributable to Chernobyl because of the radiation fallout that has entered the food chain

Korea conflict could lead to disaster worse than Chernobyl: Putin
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Korea conflict could lead to disaster worse than Chernobyl: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed concern on Monday about the escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula and said conflict there could cause greater devastation than the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986.

Ukraine marks 26th anniversary of Chernobyl
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Ukraine marks 26th anniversary of Chernobyl

Ukraine's president thanked donors for financing the construction of a new, safer shelter over the damaged Chernobyl reactor on the 26th anniversary of the world's worst nuclear disaster.

Chernobyl experts hopeful on Fukushima
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Chernobyl experts hopeful on Fukushima

Ukrainian nuclear experts say Japanese evacuated from around the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant should be able to return to their homes — unlike the Chernobyl site, which remains inside a wide no-go zone.