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Study looks at Chernobyl effects

The city of Pripyat, located three kilometers from Chernobyl, Ukraine, may seem frozen in time, but thousands of workers are once again descending upon the infamous nuclear power plant that exploded in 1986.

Chernobyl's disastrous legacy on display

She called the series of black-and-white photographs a sort of "grim annual report," perfunctorily compiled by a former Soviet general.

Chernobyl voices: Anatoly Rasskazov

As Ukraine marks the 20th anniversary of the completion of the sarcophagus encasing the ruined reactor at Chernobyl, we publish the story of the first man to photograph the wreckage - on 26 April 1986, the morning after the disaster.

At 01 hr 23 min 49 sec Moscow time on April 26, 1986, the world’s worst-ever nuclear disaster occurred at Power Generation Unit No.4 of the Chornobyl NPP.

At 01 hr 23 min 49 sec Moscow time on April 26, 1986, the world’s worst-ever nuclear disaster occurred at Power Generation Unit No.4 of the Chornobyl NPP. As a result, the reactor core was destroyed completely, and almost all its supporting structures were severely damaged.

Does Anyone Remember Chernobyl?

This week resumed with the cliffhanger we were handed last week. We see Tyler & James open the rest of the clue, which says something to this effect: In 1986, the world’s most devastating nuclear accident happened at Reactor 4 in Chernobyl.

Going to Chernobyl…

Setting foot inside the real Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, it's easy to understand why S.T.A.L.K.E.R.'s Ukrainian developers, GSC Game World, would find inspiration there.

The Canadian Aid for Chernobyl is seeking new host families for its summer respite program after losing many longtime hosts over the past several years.

The Canadian Aid for Chernobyl is seeking new host families for its summer respite program after losing many longtime hosts over the past several years.

After Chernobyl accident wildlife flourishes. Annie Drinkard. Ecological Society of America

Chernobyl's ecosystems seem to be recovering just 19 years after the region was badly contaminated with radiation from a nuclear meltdown.

A tree grows in Chernobyl

The world's worst nuclear accident created a wasteland 20 years ago. Today, the area attracts eco-tourists and there's talk of people returning to live within 15 years.; Trees and plants were killed outright by radiation and it seemed as if nothing would grow again in their place. But the abandoned

Chernobyl 20 years on

Meet the helicopter pilot who spent months flying through radioactive dust; the engineer who saw the first three men die; the family evacuated with 40 minutes' notice... Two decades after the world's worst man-made disaster, Adam Higginbotham enters the 30km exclusion zone.