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
Planes, hundreds of firefighters fighting wildfires in Chornobyl exclusion zone (Photo, video) Forest fires broke out on April 4.
09:40, 14 April 2020
Increased radiation levels recorded in Kyiv lab The State Emergency Service says the situation is under control, adding there is no threat to staff or environment.
11:05, 29 October 2019
U.S. intel says mysterious Russian blast result of nuclear missile recovery mission The report did not mention potential health or environmental risks posed by damage to the missile's nuclear reactor.
14:40, 31 August 2019
Blast at Russian nuclear testing ground: FSB, Kremlin to look into doctors who spoke up about radiation Medical staff from the Arkhangelsk Regional Hospital in Russia were not initially warned that following an incident at a military site near Severodvinsk, three patients were brought in, affected by radiation.
21:50, 22 August 2019
Russian nuclear monitoring stations went silent after missile blast – WSJ Outages spur concerns by experts that Moscow is trying to restrict evidence of the explosion.
23:20, 19 August 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
Norway detects radioactive iodine by Russian border days after blast – media The agency said it had detected the radioactive iodine at its air filter station in Svanhovd, which is by the Russian border.
16:20, 15 August 2019
Ukrainian police detain 17 "stalkers" in Chornobyl zone within 24 hours (Photos) Foreign citizens are among the detainees.
21:50, 13 August 2019
Reuters: Russia holds memorial service for nuclear workers killed in mysterious accident U.S.-based nuclear experts have said they suspect the explosion occurred during the testing of a nuclear-powered cruise missile vaunted by President Vladimir Putin last year.
17:59, 12 August 2019
Six people affected by severe radiation exposure amid blast at Russian missile testing ground – media It is reported all the clothes of the injured and doctors, as well as chemical protection suits were burned.
16:40, 09 August 2019