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Chernobyl is Burning and a Sci-Fi Cult is Blamed

Volodymyr Shuvayev/GettyMOSCOW—A huge wildfire is burning through contaminated forests, abandoned villages and towns around the entombed nuclear reactor at Chernobyl, and Ukraine’s government has warned about the potential spread of radioactive particles in the smoke that has filled the sky since last week.On Monday, rain slowed but did not extinguish the blaze that crept to the heart of the Exclusion Zone around the reactor that exploded in April 1986, killing thousands. At the time Ukraine was part of the Soviet Union, which broke apart five years later. The Chernobyl tragedy was documented and dramatized in ferocious detail last year in …read more

Source:: The Daily Beast



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