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ChNPP, Areva NP terminate contract for spent fuel storage facility

ChNPP, Areva NP terminate contract for spent fuel storage facility.

Alyaksandr Milinkevich Goes to Chernobyl Zone

On April 21-25 the chairman of the Political council of the democratic forces of Belarus Alyaksandr Milinkevich is to carry out a voyage over the regions of the country affected after the Chernobyl nuclear power plant catastrophe.

Chernobyl March Will Focus On Victims

Aftermath of Chernobyl Disaster
Following the large rally that took place in Minsk on March 25 to commemorate the Day of Freedom (see EDM March 28), plans are well under way for the "Path of Chernobyl" event on April 26, traditionally the largest public demonstration of the season.

Chernobyl survivors urged to get health tests

Edward Atbashyan was a young soldier in the Russian Army when an explosion ripped through the Chernobyl nuclear plant on April 26, 1986.

Tomenko to solve nuclear waste issue

On April 13 deputy speaker Mykola Tomenko will hold a meeting on liquidation of Chornobyl disaster consequences and social defense of victims.

Belarus' former Chernobyl cleanup workers set to found association next month

An association of former Chernobyl cleanup workers is expected to be founded at a May 27 conference in Minsk.

Chernobyl Radiation Equal to Everyday Risks -Study

Survivors of the Chernobyl accident dying early is far less than supposed.

The risk of survivors of the Chernobyl accident dying early is far less than supposed, ranking about the same as exposure to air pollution or passive smoking, according to new research published on Tuesday.

Opposition coalition offers government help in handling Chernobyl aftermath

Anatol Lyabedzka, leader of the United Civic Party (UCP), has suggested that opposition forces and the government should form a working group to consider cooperating in the alleviation of the aftermath of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident.

Chernobyl-based birds avoid radioactive nests

Birds in Chernobyl choose to nest in sites with lower levels of background radioactivity, researchers discover, but how they can tell remains a mystery.