Chernobyl: 28 Years After the worst Man Made Disaster

Chernobyl, Ukraine 1986: (The Aftermath)

Chernobyl Ukraine 1986 via MSNBC
Liquidator team ready to climb the Chernobyl nuclear reactor top after the disaster. (RIA Novosti)
Chernobyl Ukraine 1986 via MSNBC

Nature has been remarkably resilient. Moose, deer, boar, wolves, and bears have been reported in the area, breeding in large numbers. Scientists have been unable to detect any large-scale mutations. Safe from fishing rods, these giant catfish swim in the radioactive water river near the reactor.


  • The Chernobyl disaster was a catastrophic nuclear accident that occurred on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine, which was under the direct jurisdiction of the central authorities of the Soviet Union.

    A father feeds his child in the Belarus capital of Minsk special hospital, which deals with radiation related illnesses April 23, 1996. A small amount of radiation escaped at the Chernobyl nuclear power station on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the world's worst nuclear disaster it was reported April 25, 1996 (Reuters)