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Tons of nuclear waste in the ruined basement of Chernobyl's Unit Four reactor are beginning to react again, and it could explode within years, scientists say.
The first batch of Atomik, an artisanal spirit made from apples grown near Chernobyl, was suddenly seized by the Ukrainian government.
Ukrainian officials propose that the desolate exclusion zone around Chernobyl, site of the 1986 nuclear disaster, should be added to UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites.
Crops grown near the Chernobyl nuclear site in Ukraine are still contaminated with radiation from the explosive 1986 disaster.
Experts have said that a slight spike in radioactivity above northern Europe likely originated in Russia, but Russian nuclear plants in the area deny any abnormalities.
A forest fire caused a radiation spike in the Chernobyl region, but that elevated radiation has not reached nearby, populated areas.
Chernobyl tour companies have confirmed that the control room is open to the brave souls who wish to be closer to the scene of the disaster
The first consumer product to come out of the Chernobyl exclusion zone in 33 years could help revitalize a long-neglected community — or at least get a lot of tourists drunk.
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