Latest Chernobyl disaster Stories
KYIV, Ukraine, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 26, 2011, Ukraine observes the 25th anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster that remains the worst nuclear catastrophe in contemporary history, which affected the very attitude to the nuclear power worldwide.
KYIV, Ukraine, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Europeans supported cutting down investments into nuclear energy, according to the results of a survey conducted by Benenson Strategy Group together with First International Resourcesin late Feb. through the first half of March, 2011.
Radioactive iodine isotope particles have been detected in Iceland and are believed to have come from the troubled Fukushima nuclear power plant on Japanâ€™s northern coast.
Despite its assessment on Monday that Japanâ€™s food supplies were safe to eat, the World Health Organization (WHO) later said the detection of radiation in some food in Japan was a more serious problem than it had expected.
Radioactive particles leaking from Japanâ€™s disaster-stricken nuclear power plant have been flowing eastward across the Atlantic in low concentrations and are expected to reach the North American coast within days, according to a Swedish official on Thursday.
KYIV, Ukraine, January 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
KIEV, Ukraine, December 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The exclusion zone of Chernobyl nuclear power plant can be included into the official tour program of Euro-2012 in Ukraine.
The Emergency Situations Ministry said on Monday that Ukraine plans to open tours of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant for visitors who wish to learn more about the tragedy that took place nearly a quarter of a century ago.
Scientists are reporting discovery of the biological secrets that enable plants growing near the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant to adapt and flourish in highly radioactive soil â€” legacy of the 1986 nuclear disaster in the Ukraine.
Scientists found a way to help predict which species are likely to be most effected by radioactive contamination.
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