Chernobyl Flames: Recent fires spark radiation fears, memories of 1986 disaster


Published on May 3, 2015

An explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant 29 years ago released a massive radiation cloud that affected half of Europe and the fallout may be felt by generations to come, with land remaining contaminated for centuries. RT’s Paula Slier visited the city of Slavutich, built for the nuclear plant’s staff evacuated after the tragedy in the 80s.

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