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# chernobyl - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Slideshow: The world remembers Chernobyl
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Slideshow: The world remembers Chernobyl

Apr 26th 2011, 8:30 PM 958 Views 0 Comments

People from Ukraine to South Korea gathered today at memorial services to mark the 25th anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear accident.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Apr 26th 2011, 7:49 PM 1,516 Views 0 Comments

Our collection of the day’s news, developments and random tidbits.

What happened inside Chernobyl's Reactor 4 on 26 April 1986?
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# Chernobyl

What happened inside Chernobyl's Reactor 4 on 26 April 1986?

Apr 26th 2011, 10:46 AM 2,491 Views 0 Comments

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the meltdown at Chernobyl, which contaminated some 150,000 sq km of land.

# chernobyl - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

Nuclear energy needs a 'global rethink': UN chief
Live Apr 20th 2011, 12:20 PM

Nuclear energy needs a 'global rethink': UN chief

# chernobyl - Monday 4 April, 2011

Greenpeace says Chernobyl food radiation persists
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# Chernobyl

Greenpeace says Chernobyl food radiation persists

Apr 4th 2011, 3:34 PM 683 Views 0 Comments

A quarter of a century after the world’s worst nuclear accident in Ukraine, food there is still contaminated by unacceptably high levels of radiation, according to the environmental group.

# chernobyl - Friday 18 March, 2011

Japan raises nuclear crisis rating to Level 5
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# Japan

Japan raises nuclear crisis rating to Level 5

Mar 18th 2011, 4:53 PM 1,355 Views 0 Comments

The raising of the incident’s rating puts the crisis on a par with the Three Mile Island incident in the United States.

# chernobyl - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Expert calls on government to consider nuclear power
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# Nuclear Power

Expert calls on government to consider nuclear power

Mar 10th 2011, 2:21 PM 1,370 Views 0 Comments

A professor of applied physics has championed the case of Ireland turning towards nuclear energy, saying that it offers a cheap and clean source of fuel.

# chernobyl - Thursday 12 August, 2010

Fears wildfires could push radioactive waste towards Moscow
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# Nuclear Threat

Fears wildfires could push radioactive waste towards Moscow

Aug 12th 2010, 5:24 PM 226 Views 0 Comments

Russian rescue workers battle to control the flames spreading towards the Chernobyl nuclear fallout zone.

# chernobyl - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

Putin takes to the skies to tackle wildfires
# Russia
# Russia

Putin takes to the skies to tackle wildfires

Aug 11th 2010, 10:54 AM 345 Views 0 Comments

Russia’s prime minister co-pilots a plane and puts out two fires – which could be turning radioactive.