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Chernobyl Nightmare 25 Years On

The world next week remembers 25 years since the worst nuclear accident in history at Chernobyl, haunted by fears that the Japan earthquake has shown again the risk of atomic power sparking apocalypse. Chernobyl has become a byword for environmental

Russia: Fires head for Chernobyl

Fires that are sweeping across Russia threaten to re-release nuclear contamination from the Chernobyl disaster into the air, but not in levels dangerous to human health, experts said Friday. Radioactive cesium 137 from the 1986 explosion of Chernobyl nuclear power