Chernobyl Radiation Shield Under Threat Amid Ukraine Crisis
MOSCOW, April 23 (RIA Novosti) – The construction of a contamination shield at the damaged Chernobyl nuclear power plant could be delayed amid the ongoing political crisis in the country, the CEO of aid agency Chernobyl Children International (CCI) told the Irish Independent. “What can never be forgotten is that the destruction caused by the deadly explosion at Reactor Number 4 at Chernobyl was triggered by the release of just 3 percent of the radioactive material in the plant, the remaining 97 percent of this enormous ticking time bomb of highly unstable nuclear material is still inside the crumbling Chernobyl...more »
OPINION: Chernobyl Nuclear Plant Remains Extremely HazardousMOSCOW, April 23 (RIA Novosti) – The crippled Chernobyl nuclear power plant remains an extremely dangerous site which has not been fully decommissioned yet, the head of the...
OPINION: Ukraine Crisis Could Impact Chernobyl Radiation ShieldMOSCOW, April 23 (RIA Novosti), Nikita Alentyev – The current geopolitical tensions in Ukraine could impact the construction of a safe confinement system at Chernobyl, Lisa...
Chernobyl’s legacy 28 years onOn April 26th, 1986, 28 years ago, the world’s worst nuclear accident occurred at the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant in northern Ukraine. What lessons can we take from such a...
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Russian Customs Rejects Radioactive Cars From JapanVLADIVOSTOK, April 21 (RIA Novosti) – Customs officers in Russia’s Far Eastern city of Vladivostok have rejected 17 cars and spare parts from Japan this year due to unsafe...
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