The Chernobyl nuclear disaster that took place on 26 April 1986 was a result of Cold War isolation and lack of safety culture.
The Chernobyl plant is out of service, but there is still much work to be done at the decommissioned plant.
Since the disaster, elk, wolves and the stocky endangered breed of Przewalski's wild horses native to Asia.
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
The Chernobyl nuclear plant was evacuated in 1986 following an explosion that caused radioactive contamination.
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.
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
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.