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Chornobyl nuclear disaster

Chornobyl nuclear disaster

by Haley Zehrung

The Chornobyl nuclear accident occurred on April 26, 1986, at around 1 a.m. when one of the plant’s nuclear reactors exploded during a planned test. The explosion forever marred the surrounding environment and contaminated a 150,000-square-kilometer swath of land in the nexus between Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia.

Is Putin going to launch a nuclear war?

Is Putin going to launch a nuclear war?

by Oleg Sukhov

Days after launching a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Russian dictator Vladimir Putin ordered to put his country's nuclear deterrent forces on alert, effectively threatening the world with a nuclear war. With the ongoing military invasion proving to be extremely costly for Russia, the key question now is whether Putin is

Education platform about Chornobyl disaster available in English

Education platform about Chornobyl disaster available in English

by Sergiy Slipchenko

The “Chornobyl. Journey” website aims to educate readers about the causes of the 1986 nuclear disaster and dispel myths about it. Users can click and scroll through multimedia content including graphs, photos, videos and more, which draw on declassified documents and scientific studies. The website is available in English and

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Unexploded aerial bomb found at site of Kharkiv hypermarket attack.

Investigators found a third aerial bomb around 80 meters from the hypermarket as operations to recover bodies from the burned wreckage of the building continued. If the bomb had exploded, "there could have been many more victims," the Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor's Office said.
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