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30 years on, Ukraine remembers Chernobyl catastrophe

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TRIBUTE. Ukrainians light candles near the memorial for ‘liquidators’ who died during cleaning up works after the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, during a ceremony in Slavutich, Ukraine, April 26, 2016. Photo by Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA

‘There was crying and screaming,’ says a resident, as she recalls the day the world’s worst nuclear accident occurred

CHERNOBYL, Ukraine (Apr. 26, 2016) — Ukrainians held candlelit vigils Tuesday, April 26, to mark 30 years since the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl spewed radiation across Europe and left several thousand people dead or dying.  Continue reading 30 years on, Ukraine remembers Chernobyl catastrophe