A survivor of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, who was abandoned in an orphanage before being adopted in Co Meath has described a new wave of tourism following the popular TV series as 'disrespectful and dangerous.'
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
Yesterday marked the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, a catastrophic incident that killed hundreds and still affects the lives of thousands of people in northern Ukraine, as well as neighbouring Belarus and Russia.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
Protesters in Tokyo are staging mass demonstrations against the use of nuclear power, as Japan marks the three-month anniversary of the powerful earthquake and tsunami that killed tens of thousands and triggered one of the world’s worst nuclear disasters.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2011
GREENPEACE said yesterday in a new report that more than 90,000 people were likely to die of cancers caused by radiation from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, countering a UN report that predicted the death toll would be about 4,000.
Wed, 19 Apr, 2006
Hundreds of mourners laid flowers and lit candles early today before a monument in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, to mark the 19th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which spewed radiation over much of northern Europe and claimed thousands of lives.
Tue, 26 Apr, 2005
RECENTLY, the Chernobyl Children’s Project sent its 21st convoy of humanitarian aid, entitled Operation Hope XXI, to the victims and survivors of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Worth €2.9 million, it is the most valuable aid convoy ever sent there.
Thu, 24 Apr, 2003