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Chernobyl survivors urged to get health tests

Edward Atbashyan was a young soldier in the Russian Army when an explosion ripped through the Chernobyl nuclear plant on April 26, 1986.

Tomenko to solve nuclear waste issue

On April 13 deputy speaker Mykola Tomenko will hold a meeting on liquidation of Chornobyl disaster consequences and social defense of victims.

Belarus' former Chernobyl cleanup workers set to found association next month

An association of former Chernobyl cleanup workers is expected to be founded at a May 27 conference in Minsk.

Chernobyl Radiation Equal to Everyday Risks -Study

Survivors of the Chernobyl accident dying early is far less than supposed.

The risk of survivors of the Chernobyl accident dying early is far less than supposed, ranking about the same as exposure to air pollution or passive smoking, according to new research published on Tuesday.

Opposition coalition offers government help in handling Chernobyl aftermath

Anatol Lyabedzka, leader of the United Civic Party (UCP), has suggested that opposition forces and the government should form a working group to consider cooperating in the alleviation of the aftermath of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident.

Chernobyl-based birds avoid radioactive nests

Birds in Chernobyl choose to nest in sites with lower levels of background radioactivity, researchers discover, but how they can tell remains a mystery.

Wildlife defies Chernobyl radiation

It contains some of the most contaminated land in the world, yet it has become a haven for wildlife - a nature reserve in all but name.
The exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power station is teeming with life.

Giving Paul a hand

Surgeons in Annapolis were able to expand the use of Romanian child's deformed hand Paul Lacatos is an adorable 17-month-old. He has eyes the color of chocolate kisses, rosy cheeks and a sunny disposition.

Israel Develops System to Neutralize Nuclear Waste

Israel has developed a new technology that is supposed to safely dispose of radioactive waste.

Cabaret fund-raiser helps the orphans of Chenobyl

GENEROUS staff at Crewe's South Cheshire College staged a night of entertainment this week to fund a mercy mission to Belarus.