Chernobyl disaster

Balkan Travellers on Chernobyl, post-HBO Treatment

Graffiti in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Photo: Pavel Shumejko.

"I would describe my trip to the zone as a once-in-a-lifetime experience," said Pavel Shumejko from North Macedonia. "I learned a lot about the zone and the accident and got to visit a lot of iconic places, starting from abandoned ruined villages, schools and hospitals to the ghost town of Pripyat."

Romatom: Any similarity of Cernavoda's Units 1,2 unplanned stops, Chernobyl accident causes impossible to sustain

Any similarity between the unplanned stops or power rebates of the CNE Cernavoda Units 1 and 2 and the Chernobyl accident causes is impossible to sustain through technical, operational arguments, the Romanian Atomic Forum - Romatom says, recommending caution and a rigorous research in addressing such topics in the public space.

Turkish man barred from donating blood after US official cites Chernobyl disaster

A Turkish man living in the U.S. state of Florida was disqualified from donating blood after an official cited him as living in Turkey, which shares the Black Sea with Ukraine, at the time of the 1986 accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, daily Habertürk reported on July 31.

Chernobyl disaster 31 years on…

The United Nations today commemorated the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day recalling the devastating explosion of 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant which spewed radioactive material to an area stretching 155,000 square kilometres across Belarus, Russia and Ukraine.

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