Chernobyl disaster

The Kremlin won’t say much about a blast at a secretive Russian nuclear reactor.
The former White House communications director says the GOP could replace the president on the 2020 ballot.
The dogs are descendants of those left behind after the 1986 nuclear disaster.
Stuck for vacation ideas? You could head to the first hotel inside the Chernobyl exclusion zone since the deserted Ukrainian city’s infamous nuclear reactor went into meltdown in 1986.
“It is not really clear now which is the master of the town, people or wild boars.”
A botched test at the nuclear plant triggered a meltdown that permanently poisoned thousands.
Today, it is mostly silence that surrounds the abandoned buildings that stand as testimony to the hasty departure.
Nearly 30 years after the disaster, pictures of Chernobyl prove the site is still as haunting as ever. The world's worst
It took firefighters and plant workers days to extinguish the fire raging inside the unit. In the meantime, an unprecedented
The explosion led to a fire that burned for 10 days, forcing some 300,000 people from their homes. Meanwhile, radioactive
A quarter-century after the deadly 1986 disaster, Chernobyl's infamous fourth reactor continues to emit harmful radiation
When Pripyat was abandoned, its citizens were given only a few hour's notice before they were compelled to leave. It has remained empty since that time and is now, in essence, a time capsule of Soviet life.
The wheel was to open on May 1 -- the traditional May Day holiday. But when the evacuation order came, families scooped up