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2008-08-22 12:00:46

Text of report by Interfax-Ukraine news agency Moscow, 22 August: The [Russian] company Atomstroyeksport has said in a press release it has completed all works aimed at improving safety at the Shelter facility at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.

2008-08-02 06:00:24

STUDENTS from Belarus visited Henley College in Coventry. Youngsters who have been affected by the Chernobyl disaster were flown to Britain for a holiday. The group of eight girls, from Belarus, are staying with host families within Coventry and Warwickshire for two weeks.

2008-01-14 17:44:16

Both global warming and rising oil prices are making nuclear power more fashionable, drawing a once demonized industry out of the darkness of the Chernobyl disaster as a potential shining knight of clean energy.

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2008-01-12 19:20:00

Global warming and rocketing oil prices are making nuclear power fashionable, drawing a once demonized industry out of the shadows of the Chernobyl disaster as a potential shining knight of clean energy.

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2007-06-07 18:25:00

Two decades after an explosion and fire at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant sent clouds of radioactive particles drifting over the fields near her home, Maria Urupa says the wilderness is encroaching.

2006-07-06 15:40:34

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study confirms a substantially increased risk of thyroid cancer among people exposed to radiation during childhood and adolescence after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident.

2006-04-26 08:25:00

Mourners laid red carnations -- symbols of grief -- in the shadow of the ruined Chernobyl power station on Wednesday as they marked the 20th anniversary of the world's worst nuclear accident.

2006-04-26 06:25:00

Mourners laid red carnations in the shadow of the ruined Chernobyl power station on Wednesday as they marked the 20th anniversary of the world's worst nuclear accident.

2006-04-26 03:54:09

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police on Wednesday dragged away activists protesting on Red Square against atomic power on the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.

2006-04-26 00:25:00

Mourners bearing candles marked the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster on Wednesday, honoring those who died from its effects as leaders pledged to ensure it would never happen again.


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