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The Chernobyl Disaster…What Have We Learned?

The Big Picture RT Published on Apr 28, 2016 Alexey Yaroshevsky, RT America joins Thom. It’s now been thirty years since the worst nuclear disaster in history. On April 26, 1986 – the reactor of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant … Continue reading

Chernobyl, 30 years on: Has anything been learned?

RT America Published on Apr 26, 2016 It’s now been 30 years since the horrific Chernobyl nuclear blast in Ukraine, an explosion that immediately killed two and had immeasurable after-effects. RT’s Ilya Petrenko presents a timeline of the events. Then, … Continue reading

Chernobyl’s haunting impact, 30 years later

PBS NewsHour Published on Apr 26, 2016 Bells tolled 30 times in Kiev on Tuesday, once for each year since the world’s worst nuclear disaster. Fallout from Chernobyl haunts Europe: It’s estimated that long-term radiation effects will claim at least … Continue reading

Ukraine Marks 30th Anniversary of Chernobyl, World’s Worst Nuclear Disaster

April 26, 2016 Headlines And Ukraine is holding commemorations today to mark the 30th anniversary of the worst nuclear disaster in history. The meltdown at the Chernobyl plant sent a cloud of radioactive fallout into Russia, Belarus and over a … Continue reading

30 Years After Chernobyl, World’s Worst Nuclear Disaster, U.S. Activists Warn of Ongoing Risks

Democracy Now! Published on Apr 26, 2016 http://democracynow.org – We are on the road in New Mexico, home to Los Alamos and the birthplace of the nuclear age. The atomic bombs used in World War II were designed and developed … Continue reading

Chernobyl Investigation:The health effects of radiation contaminated food in the Ukraine

GreenpeaceVideo Published on Apr 26, 2016 A team of Greenpeace visits Ukraine in the Rokytne District, Rivne Region, to investigate the consequences of the Chernobyl catastrophe. In this clip Nataliya Brychka, Head of Outpatient Clinic, Central District Hospital, talks about … Continue reading

Investigation: Chernobyl Contamination in Food Products, Ukraine

GreenpeaceVideo Published on Apr 26, 2016 A team of Greenpeace visits the Bryansk region in Russia, to investigate the consequences of the Chernobyl catastrophe. Thirty years after the nuclear disaster, five million people still live in contaminated areas. In this … Continue reading

World’s Most Exotic Tourism Destination? Chernobyl

VOA News Published on Apr 25, 2016 Thirty years after the 1986 Chernobyl explosion, that threatened much of Europe with a radio acticve cloud, the site of the nuclear disaster has become a popular tourism attraction, especially for foreigners. VOA’s … Continue reading

Containing Chernobyl Radiation Continues 30 Years After Explosion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gzxx978b930 VOA News Published on Apr 25, 2016 April 26 marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Hundreds were killed following the explosion and it’s estimated that thousands more have died from cancers caused by the radiation. Henry … Continue reading

Ukraine: Chernobyl disaster visiting on the 30th anniversary

Al Jazeera English Published on Apr 25, 2016 It was a three-day evacuation that turned into a decades-long exile. On the morning of April 26, 1986, no one could yet tell that a meltdown at the Chernobyl plant in Ukraine … Continue reading