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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 Legacy: Health, Environmental, and Socio-economic Impacts.
Tamworth artist Mr Kiernan, aged 50, is a regular visitor to the Ukraine, Belarus and western Russia - areas most affected by the meltdown from Chernobyl's nuclear power station in 1986.
Given the field proven success of EKOR, Chernobyl's Shelter is moving forward with a continuation of field application development using EKOR with advanced robotics.
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.
There are no changes in the radiation situation at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant or in the exclusion zone," Chernobyl's administrators said in a statement, (http://www.
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.
Chernobyl's number-four reactor, in what was then the Soviet Union and is now Ukraine, exploded on April 26, 1986, sending a radioactive cloud across Europe.
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.
Under the contract, facilities will be built for around 23,000 cubic metres of Chernobyl's liquid radioactive waste by 2001.
But others question whether significant amounts of Chernobyl's fallout could cross the equator and reach the South Pole.