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On the evening of April 25-26 1986, an explosion occurred in one of four nuclear reactors at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in northern Ukraine. The resulting fire burned for nine days and released considerable amounts of radioactive materials into the atmosphere which air currents spread west, throughout Europe. Though the leak from the reactor was contained by May 4th, a tremendous amount of damage had been done - though official sources claimed that 24 people had died during the immediate period, the figure was closer to 50 and did not account for dozens of others who succumbed to radiation...

Paul Fusco 1997

UKRAINE. Chernobyl. 1997. Station No.4. The site of the nuclear...
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Paul Fusco 1997

UKRAINE. Prypiat. 1997. Abandoned housing that was built to service...
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Paul Fusco 2000

UKRAINE. Chernobyl. 2000. One of many dumpsites that store contaminated...
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Paul Fusco 2000

UKRAINE. Rasoha. 2000. Thousands of trucks, helicopters, military...
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Paul Fusco 1997

UKRAINE. Chernobyl. 1997. Firemen molded a concrete memorial...
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Paul Fusco 1997

BELARUS. Maiski. 1997. Nikolai Yanchen, one of 600,000 liquidators...
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Paul Fusco 2000

BELARUS. Chernobyl area. 2000. Fire Captain Ivan Shavre was in...
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Gueorgui Pinkhassov 1991

BELARUS. Nine year old Tamara KLATSMAN, who has abnormalities...
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Gueorgui Pinkhassov 1991

BELARUS. The Minsk diagnostic Clinic for Radiation Medicine,...
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Gueorgui Pinkhassov 1991

BELARUS. The Minsk institute of Hereditary and Congenital diseases...
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Gueorgui Pinkhassov 1991

BELARUS. Near Cherno. Sasha DANIKLIN, 8 year old boy, with his...
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Gueorgui Pinkhassov 1991

BELARUS. While the government still struggles to relocate people...
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Gueorgui Pinkhassov 1991

BELARUS. Gomo Oblast Bakumy. An abandonned house within the contamination...
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Rene Burri 1993

2.Fomin Denis Ukrainian boy,Chernobyl victim being treated at...
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Rene Burri 1993

CUBA. 1993. Village of Tarara. Where the children who were the...
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Rene Burri 1993

CUBA. Tarara beach.
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Paul Fusco 1997

UKRAINE. Chernobyl. Workers at the nuclear energy station tend...
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Paul Fusco 1997

BELARUS. Chernobyl Hot Zone. 1997. Ivan's wife carries a cube...
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Paul Fusco 1997

BELARUS. The Red Zone around Chernobyl, Southern Belarus. 1997....
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Paul Fusco 1999

BELARUS. Narovliya area. Heavy contamination, considered dangerous,...
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Paul Fusco 1999

BELARUS. Bartalomeevka. Evacuation zone: only five people live...
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Paul Fusco 1999

BELARUS. Kara Viny. Resettled by evacuees. A teenage girl gleans...
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Paul Fusco 2000

BELARUS. Maiski. Village women harvest potatoes grown in contaminated...
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Paul Fusco 2000

BELARUS. Maiskey Village. 2000. This potato field is near the...
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Peter Marlow 1986

GB. Wales. Ministry inspectors testing sheep for radiation. Only...
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Peter Marlow 1986

GB. Wales. Checking the sheep for signs of radioactivity.
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Paul Fusco 1999

RUSSIA. Novozibkov. Evacuation zone. An old man tries to find...
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Paul Fusco 1999

RUSSIA. Zamishevo village. The mother holds a government document...
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Paul Fusco 1997

BELARUS. Minsk. Novinki Asylum. 2000. Two young boys find comfort...
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Paul Fusco 1997

BELARUS. 1997. Novinki Asylum, Minsk. A hydrosyhalic child surrounded...
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Paul Fusco 1997

BELARUS. 1997. Novinki Asylum, Minsk. An inmate during free time...
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Paul Fusco 1997

BELARUS. 1997. Children's Home #1, Minsk. An attendent bathes...
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Paul Fusco 1997

BELARUS. 1997. Children's Cancer Hospital, Minsk. Mother and...
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Paul Fusco 1997

BELARUS. MINSK. 1997. Childrens Home # 1. Born with defects...
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Paul Fusco 1999

BELARUS. Minsk. Novinki Asylum. Two boys all but disappear in...
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Paul Fusco 2000

BELARUS. Gonel. Intensive therapy Hemotology Unit at the Gonel...
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Paul Fusco 2000

BELARUS. Minsk. Thyroid Cancer Center. 2000. Chief surgeon Dr....
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Paul Fusco 2000

BELARUS. Minsk. Children's Cancer Hospital. Maria, 9 years old,...
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Jean Gaumy 2008

UKRAINE. Chernobyl. In front of the nuclear power station. It...
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Jean Gaumy 2008

UKRAINE. Chernobyl, inside the nuclear power station, the corridor...
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Gueorgui Pinkhassov 2000

UKRAINE. Chernobyl. Workers arrive at the train station next...
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Gueorgui Pinkhassov 2000

UKRAINE. Chernobyl nuclear power station. 2000.
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Gueorgui Pinkhassov 2000

UKRAINE. Kiev. Hospital checking the thyroid gland of a young...
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Gueorgui Pinkhassov 2000

UKRAINE. Kiev. Hospital checking the thyroid gland of a young...
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Gueorgui Pinkhassov 2006

RUSSIA. Bryansk. Bryansk Diagnostic Centre. The local population...
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Gueorgui Pinkhassov 2006

RUSSIA. Bryansk. Bryansk Diagnostic Centre. The local population...
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Gueorgui Pinkhassov 2006

RUSSIA. Gordeyevka. Inside the area contaminated by the nuclear...
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Jean Gaumy 2008

UKRAINE. Volodarka. 40 kms West of Chernobyl. Outside of the...
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