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    3 decades years later, Chernobyl scars still deep
    Apr26

    3 decades years later, Chernobyl scars still deep

    “People say 30 years has passed, but I can’t believe that,” says survivor from Ukraine town devastated by world’s worst nuclear disaster …read more Source:...

    Chernobyl 30th Anniversary: Photos And Facts 30 Years After Worst Nuclear Disaster
    Apr26

    Chernobyl 30th Anniversary: Photos And Facts 30 Years After Worst Nuclear Disaster

    Thirty years ago Tuesday a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded, releasing radioactive chemicals into the air over Ukraine and Belarus and cementing the town of Chernobyl’s dark place in history. The meltdown killed about 30 people immediately and lead to the evacuations of thousands from the nearby town of Pripyat....

    Chernobyl’s Literary Legacy, 30 Years Later
    Apr26

    Chernobyl’s Literary Legacy, 30 Years Later

    Ake Ericson / Aurora Photos / Corbis / Paul Spella / The AtlanticThirty years ago, the sky glowed at the edge of Ukraine. An ill-conceived and bungled safety test had gone critical at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Steam explosions blew the roof off Reactor Number Four, spewing uranium and graphite into the open air, and pouring radioactive...

    The Morning Vertical, April 26, 2016
    Apr26

    The Morning Vertical, April 26, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    After Chernobyl, a chance for a paralympian
    Apr26

    After Chernobyl, a chance for a paralympian

    Paralympian Oksana Masters was adopted out of a Ukrainian orphanage nearly two decades ago. Masters had birth defects believed to be from Chernobyl. On the anniversary of the nuclear accident, she can’t help but think about how far she’s come. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine Commemorates the 30th Anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine Commemorates the 30th Anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

    Ukraine on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, with several events planned across the country to commemorate the tragedy that killed dozens in its aftermath but may ultimately be responsible for as many as 4,000 deaths as the effects of radioactive fallout continue to be felt three decades later on people who lived near...

    Ukrainians mark 30 years since Chernobyl
    Apr26

    Ukrainians mark 30 years since Chernobyl

    Ukraine held a memorial ceremony in front of the monument to Chernobyl victims in Slavutich, some 30 miles from the accident site. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chornobyl nuclear disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chornobyl nuclear disaster

    Ukraine is marking the 30th anniversary of an explosion at the Chornobyl nuclear plant, the world’s worst nuclear disaster. …read more Source: CTV...

    What We’re Following This Morning
    Apr26

    What We’re Following This Morning

    Presidential primaries in five states: Voters in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island will vote today, and Donald Trump, the Republican front-runner, and Hillary Clinton, who’s leading the Democratic field, are comfortably ahead in all those states. Meanwhile, an alliance between Ted Cruz and John Kasich,...

    Chernobyl at 30: Perilous Still
    Apr26

    Chernobyl at 30: Perilous Still

    Exactly 30 years ago, there was an explosion in the Ukrainian countryside north of Kiev. In the nearby town of Pripyat, about 49,000 people slept. They lived here, in the thick forest on the Belarusian border, because they had been lured by jobs at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. Most people believed that working and living near a nuclear...