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Do Not Break The Nucleus

Twenty three years ago, in the early hours of 26th April, 1986 (precisely at 01.24 a.m.), the world witnessed one of its worst nuclear disasters. Reactor number 4 of Chernobyl power station, situated near Pripyat in Ukraine , exploded.

Chernobyl: 23 years later

Twenty-three years ago on April 26, 1986 at 1:23 in the morning, the number four reactor at the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl suffered an unstoppable chain reaction, causing the worst man-made disaster in history.

Ten myths about the Chernobyl disaster

Myth One: The accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant damaged the health of tens or even hundreds of thousands of people. Facts: The Russian Medical Radiation Monitoring Register presented data on more than 500,000 people we monitored at an international forum in Vienna, Austria, held 20 years after the disaster.

Chernobyl Was Not An Accident?

"The reactor was consciously driven into an extremely dangerous situation, a situation known for its dangers, and then on top of it all the complete security mechanisms were put out of operation - allegedly for the purpose of carrying through this experiment, even if the report additionally professes that at least some of these switchoffs were not at all necessary for this experiment. Under such conditions, according also to the knowledge of that time, one could not but know that one exposed the reactor to a dangerous situation, proceeding from which unknown big catastrophes became probable."

Study: Chernobyl animals worse affected than thought

LONDON (Reuters) - Radiation has affected animals living near the site of Ukraine's Chernobyl nuclear disaster far more than was previously thought, a study showed on Wednesday, challenging beliefs that local wildlife was on the rebound.

Chernobyl 'shows insect decline'

Two decades after the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, radiation is still causing a reduction in the numbers of insects and spiders.

Yevgen (KRANZ) Goncharenko: Pripyat. Winter Fairy Tales.

About two years ago Sasha Sirota, the permanent head of public organization and the site pripyat.com, made up his mind to make photographs of the abandoned apartments in Pripyat, at the desire of their former owners.

V. Shandra: The crisis will not affect the work of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the elimination of the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster.

The financial crisis will not affect the work of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the elimination of the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster.

History does not know the words «too late»

President of Ukraine Decree № 1156/2008 «Про відзначення державними нагородами України з нагоди Дня вшанування учасників ліквідації наслідків аварії на Чорнобильській АЕС».

Memorial stele with the names of Crimean - liquidators of the Chernobyl accident was consecrated in Simferopol

December 23 metropolitan of Simferopol and Crimea Lazar with diocese clergy have committed a memorial service for victims of the Chernobyl disaster opening the Alley of the Soviet Union and Ukraine Heroes - the liquidators of the Chernobyl accident and the memorial stele in the Crimean capital .