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Back To Chernobyl

April 26, 1986, a reactor exploded at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant located in Ukraine. About 250,000 people were evacuated from the nearby town of Pripyat and nearby villages. Polluted clouds spread far north, but the most affected areas were Ukraine and Belarus. Even in northern Sweden, increased levels of radioactive deposition from the world’s largest nuclear accident were measured. (more…)