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Chernobyl disaster

Chernobyl disaster

The Chernobyl disaster was a catastrophic nuclear accident that occurred on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine, which was under the direct jurisdiction of the central authorities of the Soviet Union. An explosion and fire released large quantities of radioactive particles into the atmosphere, which spread over much of the western USSR and Europe. The Chernobyl disaster was the worst nuclear power plant accident in history in terms of cost and casualties. It is one of only two classified as a level 7 event on the International Nuclear Event Scale, the other being the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011. The battle to contain the contamination and avert ... more on Wikipedia

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The True Story Of The Three Chernobyl Workers Who Waded Into Radioactive Water 33.8k views For many years, the details of the Chernobyl disaster were shrouded in mystery. The Soviets vehemently denied and purposeful...
Chernobyl First Responders Were Forced Into A Radioactive Nightmare 450.5k views On April 26, 1986, the Ukraine suffered a tragedy of such a large scale that it would never be the same. The catastrophic nu...
Chernobyl’s Most Dangerous Radioactive Material Is Still Slowly Burning A Hole Through The Earth 433.8k views The disaster that occurred at the Chernobyl power plant in April 1986 left behind a legacy of forced evacuations, serious il...
What Locals Think About The Chernobyl Disaster 16k views When a reactor melted down at the Chernobyl power plant on April 26, 1986, it released 400 times more radiation than the nuc...
The Creepiest Photos From The Chernobyl Disaster And Its Aftermath 4.1k votes At 1:23 am on April 26, 1986, images from one swath of the world changed dramatically. A nuclear meltdown at the Chernobyl N...
Hundreds Of Dogs And Puppies Live In Chernobyl - And You Can Adopt One 743.5k views In 1986, tragedy struck the Chernobyl power plant in Ukraine when the Unit 4 reactor failed, spewing nuclear waste and radia...
These Conspiracy Theories Suggest Something Even More Sinister Happened At Chernobyl 611.6k views Many present the truth about Chernobyl as such: on April 26, 1986, a nuclear reactor at Chernobyl erupted, instantly termina...
Everything That Had To Go Wrong For Chernobyl To Happen 12.3k views It’s hard for those of us in the modern era to grasp the true horror of the Chernobyl disaster. Even a deep dive into the Ch...
Pictures From The Organization That Decontaminates Chernobyl Pups That Melted Our Hearts 176 votes Three decades after the nuclear meltdown at Chernobyl, the town is empty of humans but filled with feral dogs. Contaminated ...
9 Fascinating Radioactive Animals That Exist As A Result Of Chernobyl 764.5k views In 1986, a nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine, experienced a series of detonations, spreading radioactive fallout int...
The Creepiest Photos Of Dolls At Chernobyl 2.2k votes Dolls, with their vacant eyes, stiff heads, and plastic limbs, are inherently creepy, as many a horror film has seized upon....
'Chernobyl' Actors Vs. The Real People They Portrayed 4.4k votes The Chernobyl nuclear explosion was a catastrophe created entirely by human beings. And it primarily destroyed and affected ...
The Most Haunting Photos Of Chernobyl Now 2k votes The Chernobyl disaster is unlike any other, not simply because of the horror of the events that unfolded, but because of its...