Tag: Chernobyl

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Voices from Chernobyl

“'You have to understand: This is not your husband anymore, not a beloved person, but a radioactive object with a strong density of poisoning. You’re not suicidal. Get a hold of yourself.' And I was like someone who’d lost her mind: 'But I love him! I love him!' He’s sleeping, and I’m whispering: 'I love you!' Walking in the hospital courtyard, 'I love you.' Carrying his sanitary tray, 'I love you.'”

Excerpted from Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster.

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The Nuclear Tourist

Visiting the site of the Chernobyl meltdown.

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Chernobyl Redux

Tourism at the site of the worst nuclear disaster in history.

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Is Chernobyl a Wild Kingdom or a Radioactive Den of Decay?

Scientists quarrel about the fate of animals living in the 1,600 square mile exclusion zone.

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Chernobyl, My Primeval, Teeming, Irradiated Eden

Twenty-five years later, inside the Exclusion Zone.