Chernobyl,ukraine,belarus,ecology,radiation,Chornobyl,arch,nuclear disaster site, explosion,: Ukraine commemorates 30th anniversary of Chornobyl nuclear tragedy
Society15:51 Apr. 26, 2016
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Ukraine commemorates 30th anniversary of Chornobyl nuclear tragedy

To date, the exact number of victims is unknown

April 26 marks the 30th anniversary of the worst nuclear disaster in human history.  

The explosion at the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant impacted not only Ukraine but also the world.  

Hundreds of people have died from the radiation and thousands lost their homes because of it.  

Learn more about this tragedy wth Ukraine Today's special project 

The effects of the blast carry on until today. with many global organizations saying Chornobyl radiation levels are still just as high as ever. 

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Pripyat, an abandoned city in Chornobyl (UNIAN Photo)

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