October 29, 2020 11:28 am
The scientists' main aim was to test remotely controlled robots, including a robot dog, in the area. Information obtained by the robot will help update maps showing the spread of radiation in the areas.
August 10, 2019 7:27 pm
The Defense Ministry initially released a lower death toll for the accident on Thursday. Details remain sparse, and it is unclear whether or not radiation was released as a result of the explosion.
June 14, 2019 10:30 am
The miniseries, Chernobyl, starring Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgard and Emily Watson, and directed by Johan Renck, follows the immediate aftermath of the incident, considered one of the worst nuclear disasters in the world.
June 07, 2019 12:51 pm
For while the demons in Chernobyl may be more routine — human incompetence, institutional rot, an oppressive, insecure government and so on, they are actually real unlike ghosts, vampires and such. And they make for far more ruthless and efficient killers.
May 11, 2019 2:05 pm
HBO miniseries Chernobyl's is based on the nuclear disaster in Soviet Ukraine that shook the world in 1986.
June 10, 2018 5:01 pm
Scientists found levels of radioactive caesium in milk above Ukraine's safe limit for adults of 100 Becquerel per litre at six of 14 settlements studied, and above the children's limit of 40 Becquerel per litre at eight sites.
November 27, 2017 7:27 pm
Native plants can be considered to clean up chemical spills and effect bio-remediation, i.e., retention of natural conditions, as per a study.
November 20, 2017 4:18 pm
The Chernobyl disaster was not triggered by a steam explosion, according to a new theory which suggests that several events may have contributed to the disaster.
April 17, 2016 11:25 am
International donors are meeting on April 25 to discuss a funding plan for the installation of a more modern and safe sarcophagus that could last a century and keep generations from living in fear.
October 25, 2013 1:07 pm
Many workers are afraid to speak out as they have to keep paying loans to their employers.
August 01, 2019 1:39 pm
Tourists who come to Lithuania to see the locations, first visit the KGB museum in downtown Vilnius where interrogation scenes were shot. They are taken to a Soviet-era district of gray condos built in the mid-1980s that look somewhat like Pripyat, a nuclear city that served the Chernobyl plant.
April 30, 2019 7:04 am
Ukraine marks the 33rd anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, when the 4th unit of the plant exploded early hours April 26, 1986.