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#Chernobyl

# chernobyl - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Adi Roche: I dread to think that the 'next Chernobyl' could be Chernobyl itself
# Opinion
# Opinion

Adi Roche: I dread to think that the 'next Chernobyl' could be Chernobyl itself

Apr 26th 2022, 7:00 AM 18,204 Views 14 Comments

Founder and CEO of Chernobyl Children International Adi Roche shares her fears as the world marks the 36th anniversary of the tragedy.

# chernobyl - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Russian troops leave Chernobyl 'after radiation exposure’, says Ukraine power company
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian troops leave Chernobyl 'after radiation exposure’, says Ukraine power company

Mar 31st 2022, 10:49 PM 39,680 Views 22 Comments

There was no immediate comment from the Kremlin.

# chernobyl - Monday 21 March, 2022

Chernobyl workers replaced after marathon stint following Russian takeover
# Shift Change
# Shift Change

Chernobyl workers replaced after marathon stint following Russian takeover

Mar 21st 2022, 8:45 AM 23,621 Views 5 Comments

Officials had repeatedly expressed alarm that the staff were suffering from exhaustion after weeks of forced, unrelieved work.

# chernobyl - Monday 14 March, 2022

Ukraine's Chernobyl plant has lost power again, energy operator says
# Chernobyl
# Chernobyl

Ukraine's Chernobyl plant has lost power again, energy operator says

Mar 14th 2022, 5:29 PM 11,244 Views 2 Comments

Russian forces seized the retired nuclear power plant in the first days of the invasion.

# chernobyl - Sunday 13 March, 2022

Power restored to Ukraine's Chernobyl plant, say Kyiv officials
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Power restored to Ukraine's Chernobyl plant, say Kyiv officials

Mar 13th 2022, 7:28 PM 18,219 Views 13 Comments

The retired nuclear power plant was seized by Russian forces in the first days of the invasion.

# chernobyl - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Power cut at Ukraine's Chernobyl but experts say no 'critical' safety impact
# Chernobyl
# Chernobyl

Power cut at Ukraine's Chernobyl but experts say no 'critical' safety impact

Updated Mar 9th 2022, 1:49 PM 20,553 Views 16 Comments

Russian forces seized the defunct plant on 24 February.

# chernobyl - Friday 25 February, 2022

'Higher than usual' radiation levels reported at Chernobyl after Russians seize nuclear plant
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

'Higher than usual' radiation levels reported at Chernobyl after Russians seize nuclear plant

Feb 25th 2022, 9:39 AM 27,020 Views 22 Comments

Ukrainian authorities said that Russia took the plant and its surrounding exclusion zone after a fierce battle.

# chernobyl - Thursday 24 February, 2022

Russia captures Chernobyl power plant after battle with Ukrainian forces
# Chernobyl
# Chernobyl

Russia captures Chernobyl power plant after battle with Ukrainian forces

Feb 24th 2022, 6:22 PM 101,226 Views 93 Comments

There were reports of a battle in Chernobyl earlier today.

# chernobyl - Monday 26 April, 2021

'This is a place of tragedy and memory': 35 years on from the Chernobyl disaster
# Chernobyl
# Chernobyl

'This is a place of tragedy and memory': 35 years on from the Chernobyl disaster

Apr 26th 2021, 7:52 PM 23,398 Views 24 Comments

A reactor at the nuclear power plant exploded on 26 April 1986.

# chernobyl - Friday 17 April, 2020

Acrid smoke lingers over Kiev from fires in Chernobyl nuclear exclusion zone
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Acrid smoke lingers over Kiev from fires in Chernobyl nuclear exclusion zone

Apr 17th 2020, 7:48 PM 27,022 Views 25 Comments

A number of small blazes in the wooded area are still burning about 80 km north of Kiev.

# chernobyl - Thursday 16 April, 2020

New wildfires start in Chernobyl evacuation zone
# Chernobyl
# Chernobyl

New wildfires start in Chernobyl evacuation zone

Apr 16th 2020, 6:28 PM 18,666 Views 19 Comments

Firefighters battled large blazes in the area for 10 days earlier this month.

# chernobyl - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Fires put out in Chernobyl exclusion zone
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Fires put out in Chernobyl exclusion zone

Updated Apr 14th 2020, 5:10 PM 44,603 Views 33 Comments

Hundreds of firefighters have been battling several forest fires around Chernobyl for the past 10 days.

# chernobyl - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Your evening longread: Why are tourists drawn to Chernobyl?
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Why are tourists drawn to Chernobyl?

Mar 25th 2020, 7:30 PM 18,642 Views 9 Comments

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

# chernobyl - Monday 23 December, 2019

Wife of Chernobyl firefighter claims she did not consent to have their story told in HBO series
# Lyudmila Ignatenko
# Lyudmila Ignatenko

Wife of Chernobyl firefighter claims she did not consent to have their story told in HBO series

Dec 23rd 2019, 7:51 PM 35,757 Views 23 Comments

Lyudmila Ignatenko’s husband Vasily was one of the first firefighters to die after the disaster.

# chernobyl - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Adi Roche: Heroic men were sent in to fight a nuclear disaster with shovels and their bare hands
# Opinion
# Opinion

Adi Roche: Heroic men were sent in to fight a nuclear disaster with shovels and their bare hands

May 16th 2019, 7:00 AM 29,581 Views 59 Comments

‘The Chernobyl series on Sky TV is an honest, truthful and a jarring appraisal of human behaviour – acting as a cautionary tale for all of us’, writes Adi Roche.

# chernobyl - Saturday 8 December, 2018

'Families need a Christmas miracle': Irish-funded doctors to help Chernobyl babies in war-torn Ukraine
# Chernobyl Heart
# Chernobyl Heart

'Families need a Christmas miracle': Irish-funded doctors to help Chernobyl babies in war-torn Ukraine

Dec 8th 2018, 8:45 AM 7,815 Views 7 Comments

The group are travelling with the charity Chernobyl Children International.

# chernobyl - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Chernobyl is now a tourist spot for nuclear thrillseekers and business is booming
# Disaster Zone
# Disaster Zone

Chernobyl is now a tourist spot for nuclear thrillseekers and business is booming

Apr 29th 2018, 1:00 PM 30,356 Views 52 Comments

Almost 50,000 people toured the area last year.

# chernobyl - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Chernobyl victim 'on cloud nine' after Paralympic gold
# Winter Paralympics
From The42
# Winter Paralympics

Chernobyl victim 'on cloud nine' after Paralympic gold

Mar 14th 2018, 8:57 AM 4,756 Views 3 Comments

Oksana Masters was born in 1989 three years after a reactor exploded at the nuclear plant.

# chernobyl - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Chernobyl's radiation monitoring system hit by cyberattack
# NotPetya
# NotPetya

Chernobyl's radiation monitoring system hit by cyberattack

Jun 27th 2017, 8:19 PM 11,658 Views 14 Comments

The attacks began in Russia and Ukraine before spreading to western Europe and the US.

# chernobyl - Friday 16 June, 2017

Man jailed for injecting children after convincing them they had Chernobyl radiation poisoning
# Fake Samples
# Fake Samples

Man jailed for injecting children after convincing them they had Chernobyl radiation poisoning

Jun 16th 2017, 9:58 PM 23,347 Views 9 Comments

The 59-year-old duped teenagers and woman into believing he worked for the Ministry of Defence.

# chernobyl - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Adi Roche: 'I'm asking world leaders to help removing and storing Chernobyl's radioactive material'
# Un Chernobyl Day
# Un Chernobyl Day

Adi Roche: 'I'm asking world leaders to help removing and storing Chernobyl's radioactive material'

Apr 26th 2017, 6:30 AM 413 Views 32 Comments

Let’s show the people of Chernobyl that they are not forgotten, writes Adi Roche.

# chernobyl - Friday 30 December, 2016

1986: The levels of radioactive material in Irish water, milk and vegetables following Chernobyl
# Sudden Spike
# Sudden Spike

1986: The levels of radioactive material in Irish water, milk and vegetables following Chernobyl

Dec 30th 2016, 6:00 PM 14,560 Views 18 Comments

Arrangements were made to impound any produce which showed unacceptable levels of contamination.

# chernobyl - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Frozen in time: Looking inside the abandoned towns inside the Chernobyl exclusion zone
# Finding Banni
# Finding Banni

Frozen in time: Looking inside the abandoned towns inside the Chernobyl exclusion zone

Nov 30th 2016, 6:00 PM 17,047 Views 36 Comments

The footage was captured by Irish journalist Colm Flynn while working on his documentary Finding Banni.

Giant €2.1 billion dome edged over Chernobyl power plant as existing one crumbles
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Giant €2.1 billion dome edged over Chernobyl power plant as existing one crumbles

Nov 30th 2016, 7:59 AM 28,960 Views 31 Comments

The Soviets built the original one in haste when disaster struck three decades ago.

# chernobyl - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Maria Sharapova to return as UN goodwill ambassador
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Maria Sharapova to return as UN goodwill ambassador

Nov 10th 2016, 11:10 PM 4,735 Views 6 Comments

Last month, the Russian star’s 24-month ban for testing positive for meldonium was cut to 15 months.

# chernobyl - Sunday 1 May, 2016

'The sister and daughter we never had': Welcoming a child affected by Chernobyl into the family
# 30 Years On
# 30 Years On

'The sister and daughter we never had': Welcoming a child affected by Chernobyl into the family

May 1st 2016, 9:15 AM 16,148 Views 7 Comments

The Chernobyl explosion was the biggest nuclear catastrophe of the 20th century.

# chernobyl - Saturday 30 April, 2016

The true story behind the Chernobyl 'suicide squad' that saved Europe
# Meltdown
# Meltdown

The true story behind the Chernobyl 'suicide squad' that saved Europe

Apr 30th 2016, 8:30 PM 72,572 Views 78 Comments

Three men risked their lives by climbing into a pool of radioactive water in an attempt to stop an explosion that would have destroyed the entire plant.

# chernobyl - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

30 years on: The impact of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster
# Fallout
# Fallout

30 years on: The impact of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster

Apr 26th 2016, 6:45 AM 102,228 Views 43 Comments

Three decades on from the disaster, we take a look at the effect it had on Ireland – and how we’re facing a much greater threat to our health already.

# chernobyl - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Irish people do their bit to help sick children in Belarus this Christmas
# Chernobyl
# Chernobyl

Irish people do their bit to help sick children in Belarus this Christmas

Dec 19th 2015, 8:15 AM 7,059 Views 10 Comments

An Irish funded team of “flying doctors” have flown into Eastern Ukraine while dozens of children are coming over to Irish families for Christmas.

# chernobyl - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Check out these amazing photos of the wildlife thriving in Chernobyl's fallout zone
# Amazing
# Amazing

Check out these amazing photos of the wildlife thriving in Chernobyl's fallout zone

Oct 11th 2015, 6:00 PM 29,394 Views 27 Comments

30 years on from the disaster no human life remains, but the same cannot be said for wildlife.

# chernobyl - Monday 16 March, 2015

A lorry full of donations for Chernobyl children was trashed in Kilkenny
# Damaged
# Damaged

A lorry full of donations for Chernobyl children was trashed in Kilkenny

Mar 16th 2015, 12:05 PM 30,705 Views 0 Comments

A person has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

# chernobyl - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Ukrainian baby Maxim will have life-saving surgery thanks to Irish generosity
# How To Save A Life
# How To Save A Life

Ukrainian baby Maxim will have life-saving surgery thanks to Irish generosity

Jan 11th 2015, 5:37 PM 17,018 Views 12 Comments

The baby boy will be the first of 30 children in Eastern Ukraine to have the surgery they so desperately need to keep them alive.

# chernobyl - Thursday 18 December, 2014

"The true meaning of Christmas": Children from Chernobyl arrived in Ireland today
# Heartwarming
# Heartwarming

"The true meaning of Christmas": Children from Chernobyl arrived in Ireland today

Dec 18th 2014, 7:08 PM 7,538 Views 19 Comments

The children, who come from impoverished backgrounds and state-run institutions in Belarus, are being flown to Ireland by Adi Roche’s Chernobyl Children International (CCI).

# chernobyl - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

VIDEO: Drone captures haunting footage of Chernobyl ghost town
# 28 Years Later
# 28 Years Later

VIDEO: Drone captures haunting footage of Chernobyl ghost town

Dec 3rd 2014, 7:30 AM 21,263 Views 26 Comments

‘Serene and disturbing.’

# chernobyl - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Children from Chernobyl to arrive in Ireland today for rest and recuperation
# Chernobyl Children International
# Chernobyl Children International

Children from Chernobyl to arrive in Ireland today for rest and recuperation

Jun 22nd 2014, 7:00 AM 9,615 Views 28 Comments

The children travel to Ireland every year to stay with Irish families during the summer months.

# chernobyl - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Opinion: Nuclear energy is the cleanest, safest, and cheapest – why do we continue to reject it?
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

Opinion: Nuclear energy is the cleanest, safest, and cheapest – why do we continue to reject it?

Jun 15th 2014, 7:30 PM 5,589 Views 142 Comments

Fossil fuels are messy, costly, dangerous to workers and killing our planet. Nuclear energy could be the answer if we let go of illogical, emotional arguments against it.

# chernobyl - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Parents of newborn baby thank Ireland after Irish-funded operation saves their son
# Guardian Angels
# Guardian Angels

Parents of newborn baby thank Ireland after Irish-funded operation saves their son

May 22nd 2014, 4:41 PM 19,852 Views 19 Comments

Miroslava was at serious risk of dying from ‘Chernobyl Heart’.

# chernobyl - Saturday 26 April, 2014

28 years on and the struggle continues for those affected by the world's biggest nuclear disaster
# Chernobyl Anniversary
# Chernobyl Anniversary

28 years on and the struggle continues for those affected by the world's biggest nuclear disaster

Apr 26th 2014, 9:00 AM 9,576 Views 27 Comments

The increasingly volatile situation in strife-torn Ukraine is raising new fears for Chernobyl.

# chernobyl - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

'A ticking timebomb': contamination shield at Chernobyl delayed due to Ukrainian crisis
# Chernobyl
# Chernobyl

'A ticking timebomb': contamination shield at Chernobyl delayed due to Ukrainian crisis

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:10 AM 9,954 Views 41 Comments

Adi Roche said that a large amount of “highly unstable” radioactive material was still present at the site of the 1986 disaster.

# chernobyl - Saturday 26 October, 2013

These are the most inappropriate selfies in selfie history
# This Modern Life
From The Daily Edge
# This Modern Life

These are the most inappropriate selfies in selfie history

Oct 26th 2013, 6:00 PM 100,217 Views 53 Comments

From the ‘nuclear disaster’ selfie, to the ‘in jail’ selfie.

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