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The Chernobyl disaster, of 30 years ago was remembered across Europe. Television stations reported on the reaction when the tragedy happened and
Belgium is to supply iodine pills to all its 11 million inhabitants to help protect against radioactivity in the event of a nuclear accident. Iodine
Ukraine held memorial services on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of Chernobyl – the worst nuclear disaster in history. A botched test at the
On the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster Euronews has talked to one of the world’s leading experts on radiation-related health issues
A bell has tolled 30 times in Kyiv in Ukraine at a church built in memory of the victims of the Chernobyl disaster, to mark the 30th anniversary of
80-year-old Alexander Davidovich Hellerman started work at Chernobyl in 1976. when the first reactor began operating. He was a senior manager at the
It was in the early hours of the morning on April the 26th 1986 that a test went horribly wrong at the nuclear plant in then Soviet Ukraine
Thirty years after one of the world's worst nuclear disasters, fears over radiation contamination at Chernobyl have not gone away.
The first images of Chernobyl following the accident at the nuclear power plant were filmed by journalist Valeryi Makarenko on May,12,1986. It was 16
On April 26, 1986 a reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine exploded, causing an environmental disaster never before seen. Acute
Focus on the victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, whose 30-year anniversary is being marked this week, naturally falls upon the host country
Contaminated components can be found in the mud of the northern part of the artificial lake.
Zaporizhia was built at the same time as Chernobyl, with Soviet-era reactors.
Do you want to “hijack” a nuclear power plant? Ask Leo Scherer, he tried… After September 11th (9/11) Leo devised a secret operation to show the
It’s the silence that strikes one the most in Pripyat when you see the artifacts that once formed part of thousands of everyday human routines
Around 8,000 km and 25 years separate the catastrophic Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters. There are clear differences between the Ukraine and
An underground ice wall has been activated around Japan’s Fukushima nuclear reactors, five years after a deadly earthquake and tsunami wreaked
Five years on, Japan pays tribute to the almost 19,000 victims of the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster.
Reports in German media claim a incident at a French nuclear power plant close to the border with Germany was downplayed by the French authorities
Russian writer and journalist Dmitri Glukhovsky is releasing his latest novel ‘Futu.re’ in France. Glukhovsky has made a name for himself with his
The anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing has become ever more poigniant since the Fukushima disaster four years ago. On March 11, 2011, a nuclear
A nuclear power reactor, around 65 kilometres north of New York City, has been shut down after a transformer fire. But officials said the Indian
On April 26, 1986 a series of unsuccessful tests at the 4th reactor of Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the north-west of Ukraine caused an explosion
Firefighters have reportedly put out a blaze on a Russian nuclear submarine which was undergoing repairs at a northern shipyard. The state-owned
A Russian nuclear submarine reportedly caught fire in a shipyard in the north of the country on Tuesday. News agencies say the vessel was undergoing
The building of a new structure to contain radiation from Chernobyl in Ukraine and make it safe is into its final stage. The shelter, more than 100
Two Japanese power companies have announced they will scrap three ageing nuclear reactors. It marks the first moves to permanently shut down nuclear