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a city in north central Ukraine

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Suzanne Firth, from Friends of Chernobyl's Children, said: "Even though the Chernobyl disaster may seem many years ago now, these children and young people do still suffer the after effects.
Chernobyl's Shelter team will apply EKOR in the area of the "bubble pool," where molten nuclear fuel had collected after the catastrophic melt down of Reactor 4 in 1986.
Dubrova of the University of Leicester in England, who studies Chernobyl's effects.
I have seen the beginning of the end of the world," Michael Mariotte, editor of The Nuclear Monitor, said after visiting Chernobyl's doomed landscape in 1996.
Meanwhile, untold millions of dollars in international public- and private-sector relief have been misused, and the full extent of Chernobyl's damage--both in terms of human casualties and environmental destruction--may never be known for certain.
Holtec International and Ukraine government-owned Chernobyl Nuclear Plant have signed the protocol on August 3, 2007 to start the project to encase all of the irradiated nuclear fuel from Chernobyl's three undamaged reactors, that is temporarily stored in deep water pools, into leaktight containers for long-term safe storage.
Meltdown had struck in the early hours after heat inside Chernobyl's reactor No4 soared to 3,000C (5,400F) - as hot as the heart of a volcano.
Dr Thomas, who jointly heads the Human Cancer Studies Group at Swansea Medical School, has been working on an international study investigating Chernobyl's radiological effects to be published on next week's 20th anniversary of Reactor 4's explosion.
But the president and other officials say the one reactor still working at Chernobyl will not be stopped until Ukraine receives enough money to complete two reactors elsewhere and compensate for Chernobyl's lost power.
Today, two of Chernobyl's four reactors continue to operate, but major remediation challenges remain at the site and surrounding region.
But others question whether significant amounts of Chernobyl's fallout could cross the equator and reach the South Pole.
EXPLOSION: Chernobyl's nuclear reactor; INNOCENT VICTIMS: Children born with defects lie on an orphanage floor.
Chernobyl will be closed, that is clear," the President said after a mourning ceremony near the monument to Chernobyl's victims.
In what they call the first scientific study to estimate Chernobyl's effects on human health worldwide, the researchers say that only people within about 30 kilometers of the Soviet nuclear power plant might develop fatal cancers possibly attributable to the accident.