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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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The former deputy director of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant says the Emmy-winning HBO series got its villain right, but its hero wrong

The HBO miniseries “Chernobyl” won 10 Emmy awards on Sunday, including for Outstanding Limited Series. The miniseries mirrors the real-life events of the tragic 1986 nuclear disaster. But the former deputy director of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Alexander Kovalenko, said the real tragedy was “much worse.” Kovalenko was called […]
The former deputy director of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant says the Emmy-winning HBO series got its villain right, but its hero wrong
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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
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Chernobyl was the world’s worst nuclear-power-plant accident. Here’s how it compares with Fukushima and Three Mile Island.

HBO’s “Chernobyl” series has reignited comparisons between the Soviet power-plant accident and other nuclear accidents worldwide. Chernobyl is widely acknowledged to be the worst nuclear accident in history, but a few scientists have argued that the accident at Fukushima was even more destructive. Both events were far worse than the […]
Chernobyl was the world’s worst nuclear-power-plant accident. Here’s how it compares with Fukushima and Three Mile Island.