Chernobyl

Former Chernobyl Residents Take a Bittersweet Visit Home

By Gleb Garanich and Alessandra Prentice PRIPYAT, Ukraine, April 25 – For residents of Chernobyl, a three-day evacuation turned into a thirty-year exile. On the morning of April 26, 1986, no one could yet tell that a meltdown in reactor 4 of the nuclear plant in then-Soviet Ukraine was poisoning the air with so much

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