Vasily Ignatenko was just 25 when he succumbed to slow death via radiation poisoning after fighting the fires of Chernobyl
The fire covers about 20 hectares, while another smaller fire has been "localized"
Scientists were pretty confused by how the fungus could survive in an area that had been so heavily tainted with radiation...
The coronavirus crisis could lay bare the absurdities of autocracy for all to see
Photos reveal the structure's rise and fall
In 1946 the US detonated an atomic bomb at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands, Micronesia; it was the first underwater test of the device
While radiation has subsided in some areas others maintain contamination levels that are dangerously high
The fire erupted in the transformer of the third reactor unit at Rivne
International cooperation still needed to address consequences, says UN
"For many years, this has been a secret"