Friday, Oct 07, 2022

Chernobyl disaster


The 8 most underrated films of June and where to watch them: From Dakota Johnson's career-best performance to Jessie Buckley's bonkers horror movie

July 06, 2022 6:50 pm

From a harrowing new Netflix true-crime documentary to a creepy stalker thriller that fans of Alfred Hitchcock’s films will appreciate, here is a list of the most underrated films from June 2022.

Russian blunders in Chernobyl: ‘They came and did whatever they wanted.’

April 09, 2022 1:09 pm

Apparently undeterred by safety concerns, the Russian forces tramped about the grounds with bulldozers and tanks, digging trenches and bunkers.

'Untitled Project from Chernobyl': Rescued photographs show life before the nuclear disaster

April 04, 2022 11:23 am

The photographs include smiling faces of people, their holidays, wedding ceremonies, the birth of children and so on

Chernobyl site off power grid, generators on, say officials

March 09, 2022 11:24 pm

Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said the grid supplying electricity is damaged and called for a cease-fire to allow for repairs.

Explained: Why did Russian troops seize control of Chernobyl nuclear disaster site?

March 03, 2022 2:32 pm

Located around 16 km away from the city of Chernobyl and a little over 100 km away from Ukraine’s capital city of Kyiv, the power plant witnessed the world’s worst nuclear disaster in 1986.

Chernobyl no-go zone targeted as Russia invades Ukraine

February 25, 2022 8:24 am

The International Atomic Energy Agency said it is following the situation in Ukraine "with grave concern" and appealed for maximum restraint to avoid any action that may put Ukraine's nuclear facilities at risk.

Defend Chernobyl during an invasion? Why bother, some Ukrainians ask

January 23, 2022 11:57 am

🔴 The fields are fallow, the cities deserted and the entire Chernobyl zone in northern Ukraine is still so radioactive it would seem the last place on Earth anybody would want to conquer.

Stalker 2: Heart of Chernobyl release pushed to December 2022

January 13, 2022 2:30 pm

Stalker 2: Heart of Chernobyl will now release on December 8, 2022, on the Xbox Series X|S, Xbox Game Pass, and Windows PC via Steam.

Three decades on, German mushrooms still show imprint of Chernobyl

October 08, 2021 9:06 pm

The radioactive material lingered in forests because their ecosystems recycled nutrients so efficiently, meaning that wild mushrooms will show contamination for much longer than other agricultural products.

Video shows how scientists used a robot dog to sniff out radiation levels in Chernobyl

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.


Chernobyl encourages curious tourists to visit Lithuania

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.

Remembering victims of Chernobyl disaster on 33rd anniversary

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.