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Chernobyl disaster

Chernobyl disaster was a nuclear accident that occurred on April 26, 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine, which is under the direct jurisdiction of central Moscow. An explosion and fire released a large amount of radioactive contamination into the atmosphere, spread across many of the Soviet Union and Western Europe. It is considered the worst nuclear power accident in history, and is one of only two events were classified as level 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale (the other is the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster).

The resulting fire sent a plume of smoke is highly radioactive fall into the atmosphere and through a wide geographic area, including the Pripyat. Feathers floating in the most western part of the Soviet Union and Europe. From 1986 to 2000, 350,400 people were evacuated and resettled from the most severely contaminated areas of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine. According to official post-Soviet data, about 60% of the fall landed in Belarus.

And now the area into one of the world's tourist attractions. Here, tourists can make the site commemorating this terrible event by following a tour of Chernobyl. And tourists also can still see the children's shoes scattered, also a newspaper dated 28 April 1986, when the time of the explosion. Chernobyl is no longer inhabited and radiation levels are still quite critical.

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