Ukraine declassifies Soviet KGB archives on Chornobyl disaster Newly-revealed documents show this wasn't the first accident at the nuclear plant, while previous ones had been totally hushed down.
16:40, 22 June 2020
Ukraine's interior minister reports all fires in Chornobyl zone extinguished (Photos) He thanked the firefighters and foresters for the work.
23:55, 26 April 2020
Zelensky says over 11,000 ha damaged by forest fires in Chornobyl exclusion zone Operations to extinguish the fires were under way near the Lubianka, Paryshiv, Dytiatky, and Denysovychi forestry areas on Sunday morning.
20:30, 26 April 2020
Ukraine commemorates 34th anniversary of Chornobyl disaster About 400,000 people were evacuated from the exclusion zone.
15:30, 26 April 2020
Reuters: Fires near Chornobyl pose 'no risk to human health,' IAEA says There had been "some minor increases in radiation."
14:20, 26 April 2020
"No threat to Chornobyl facilities": PM reports on wildfire response progress in northern Ukraine Massive forest fires in the Chornobyl exclusion zone broke out on April 4 before being put out on April 14 and then re-erupting on April 16.
22:40, 21 April 2020
"Absolute Apocalypse": Ukrainian film director uploads drone footage of Chornobyl wildfire aftermath (Video) The video shows hectares of devastated forests and abandoned houses.
21:20, 21 April 2020
Rain helps beat forest fire in Chornobyl exclusion zone Radiation background remains within norm.
14:20, 14 April 2020
Planes, hundreds of firefighters fighting wildfires in Chornobyl exclusion zone (Photo, video) Forest fires broke out on April 4.
09:40, 14 April 2020
Tourist flow to Chornobyl Exclusion Zone grows Considering the trend observed in February, Ukraine might see a tourist boom in Chornobyl in 2020.
12:00, 05 March 2020
Foreigners account for 80% of Chornobyl Exclusion Zone visitors Over 59,600 visitors were foreign tourists.
03:55, 25 September 2019
City where Chernobyl was filmed fears real-life nuclear disaster – Bloomberg A nuclear-power facility opening in Belarus has the nearby Baltic city of Vilnius on edge.
22:30, 04 September 2019
U.S. declassifies intel report on estimates of Chornobyl incident fatalities The authors concluded that "the entire intelligence community believes that the fatality figure of two is preposterous."
16:40, 18 August 2019
Bloomberg: Nuclear plant where America flirted with its own Chernobyl to close Three Mile Island turned the nation against nuclear energy. Now the notorious complex is closing just as some say it still has a role to play.
21:38, 16 August 2019
Ukraine's National Guards hold drills near Chornobyl Soldiers training in Prypiat follow safety regulations and check their equipment for radioactive contamination, the National Guard of Ukraine.
12:20, 01 August 2019
Zelensky promises to create "green" corridor for tourists in Chornobyl At the same time, Zelensky stressed that the document also provides for the lifting of the ban on shooting videos in the Chornobyl zone.
17:50, 10 July 2019
Chornobyl's New Safe Confinement handed over to Ukraine (Photo, video) The new facility will help solve the problem of dismantling the sarcophagus, which covered the exploded reactor after the accident in April 1986.
16:55, 10 July 2019
Igor Hiriak, unique soldier from Chernobyl response team: Did anyone go around catching stray dogs in the zone? I don't know. One lived in our camp. We shared food with it. After watching the "Chernobyl" series, many in Ukraine did not agree with the author's reading of those events. People said many things were made up. Meanwhile, one British scriptwriter criticized the authors for not having any PoC actors. People on social networks immediately mocked this remark, because most believed it was unlikely that any soldiers of color ever served in the Soviet forces. However, the ridicule proved to be wrong as there actually was one soldier of another race on the response team! UNIAN was able to find this man.
06:20, 08 July 2019
Lessons learned from Chornobyl "being unlearned": media Chornobyl became an important inspiration for the nascent Ukrainian independence movement, Applebaum recalls.
16:05, 24 June 2019