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With Ukraine Already on Lockdown, Chernobyl Burns


KYIV, Ukraine—Seriously,
what else could go wrong?

With Ukraine still on
lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, massive wildfires, including one
within the Chernobyl exclusion zone, sent clouds of potentially radioactive
smog into Ukraine’s capital city of Kyiv on Thursday—the same day an unusual
sand storm hit the city.

The combination of dust and smoke particulates nearly blotted out the sun. It still shone, but appeared as an oddly illuminated, orange disk, distorted by the polluted air to look larger than normal.

A dust storm and ash from nearby wildfires nearly blots out the sun Thursday in Kyiv, Ukraine. (Photos: Nolan Peterson/The Daily Signal)“Many
today are wondering which …read more

Source:: The Daily Signal

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