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A photographer visited the abandoned towns around Chernobyl more than 20 times over the past 25 years, and the captivating photos show just how suddenly time stopped in its tracks after the disaster

On April 26, 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl NuclearPower Plant, in what was then the Soviet Union, resulted in a cloud of radioactive particles spreading across parts of Europe. The accident has gone down in history as the worst nuclear disaster. About 350,000 people were evacuated from the area […]
A photographer visited the abandoned towns around Chernobyl more than 20 times over the past 25 years, and the captivating photos show just how suddenly time stopped in its tracks after the disaster
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For less than $100, you can tour the abandoned towns around Chernobyl. Just watch out for radioactive trees and dogs, crumbling buildings, and the occasional selfie stick.

On April 26, 1986, the world saw its worst nuclear disaster in history when an explosion at the Chernobyl NuclearPower Plant, in what was then the Soviet Union, resulted in a cloud of radioactive particles spreading across parts of Europe. About 350,000 people were evacuated, and now the parts surrounding […]
For less than $100, you can tour the abandoned towns around Chernobyl. Just watch out for radioactive trees and dogs, crumbling buildings, and the occasional selfie stick.
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Chernobyl’s power plant managers ‘hid’ their radiation levels so they could protect cleanup workers, according to former deputy director

Chernobyl was one of the worst nuclear disasters the world has ever seen, resulting in widespread contamination throughout Europe. Workers on the cleanup site immediately following the accident had to record their radiation levels using a dosimeter, or device that measures a person’s dose of radiation. The former deputy director […]
Chernobyl’s power plant managers ‘hid’ their radiation levels so they could protect cleanup workers, according to former deputy director
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11 strange events that happened after the Chernobyl nuclear-power-plant accident

Chernobyl is considered the world’s worst nuclear-power-plant accident because of its widespread release of radioactive contaminants. More than three decades later, the disaster continues to have both a human and environmental impact. It has also incited some strange events, from the spread of radioactive cow’s milk to the salvation of […]
11 strange events that happened after the Chernobyl nuclear-power-plant accident