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Ukraine is in the list of world’s worst polluted places

Ukraine is one of ten countries of the world with the most difficult ecological situation, according to the American non-governmental organization Blacksmith Institute.

Study looks at Chernobyl effects

The city of Pripyat, located three kilometers from Chernobyl, Ukraine, may seem frozen in time, but thousands of workers are once again descending upon the infamous nuclear power plant that exploded in 1986.

Wanna some radioactive batteries?

Planned trip of Internet project PRIPYAT.com to the Zone on 23rd of December turned into not established research operation. As it turned out, the wave of marauding in Chernobyl Zone is blazing up again.The ‘ablution’ of Pripyat town is going by plan.

Chernobyl's disastrous legacy on display

She called the series of black-and-white photographs a sort of "grim annual report," perfunctorily compiled by a former Soviet general.

Chernobyl voices: Anatoly Rasskazov

As Ukraine marks the 20th anniversary of the completion of the sarcophagus encasing the ruined reactor at Chernobyl, we publish the story of the first man to photograph the wreckage - on 26 April 1986, the morning after the disaster.

Does Anyone Remember Chernobyl?

This week resumed with the cliffhanger we were handed last week. We see Tyler & James open the rest of the clue, which says something to this effect: In 1986, the world’s most devastating nuclear accident happened at Reactor 4 in Chernobyl.

Going to Chernobyl…

Setting foot inside the real Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, it's easy to understand why S.T.A.L.K.E.R.'s Ukrainian developers, GSC Game World, would find inspiration there.

In the grip of nuclear power

There's something vaguely scary about the notion of nuclear power. Images of Chernobyl, nuclear weapons and all the horror that they convey all too often spring to mind when we talk about nuclear energy.

The Canadian Aid for Chernobyl is seeking new host families for its summer respite program after losing many longtime hosts over the past several years.

The Canadian Aid for Chernobyl is seeking new host families for its summer respite program after losing many longtime hosts over the past several years.

After Chernobyl accident wildlife flourishes. Annie Drinkard. Ecological Society of America

Chernobyl's ecosystems seem to be recovering just 19 years after the region was badly contaminated with radiation from a nuclear meltdown.