Chernobyl

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The 1986 site of a nuclear reactor accident near Kiev, Ukraine, which was caused by a steam explosion. It is the worst nuclear power plant disaster in history and the only level 7 instance on the International Nuclear Event Scale. It resulted in a massive release of radioactivity following a power excursion which destroyed the reactor
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Risking their health and life, about 600,000 people participated in the rescue works at Chornobyl over the period of several years after the disaster.
Chornobyl is the Ukrainian name of the town known in Russian and other languages as "Chernobyl".
Chernobyl Children's Project International executive director Adi Roche says it's impossible to prove that Chornobyl caused the problems: "All we can say is the defects are increasing, the illnesses are increasing, the genetic damage is increasing.
One very strong element was that there didn't seem to be any reason to replace Chornobyl.
Twenty years ago this April 26, a testing error caused an explosion at the Chornobyl nuclear power station in northern Ukraine.
Autoimmune thyroiditis and exposure to iodine 131 in the Ukrainian cohort study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases after the Chornobyl accident: results from the first screening cycle (1998-2000).
We need trees, especially for the survivors of Chornobyl, where there was so much death," Chlypniacz says.
Ministry of Ukraine of Emergencies and Affairs of Population Protection from the Consequences of Chornobyl Catastrophe/All-Ukrainian Research Institute of Population and Territories Civil Defense from Technogenic and Natural Emergencies.
Ukraine as a whole as well as its capital Kyiv, Crimean Peninsula, Lviv, Chornobyl site and even Salt Tunnels of Solotvyno appeared in prestigious international travel ratings.
trafficking in persons, HIV/AIDS, and Chornobyl relief.
Russell spent two weeks touring former Texaco sites and concluded, "The environmental devastation in Ecuador is only second to Chornobyl.
AMERICAN FORESTS' Chornobyl Memorial Forest (see page 44) will be located here.