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6 Apr
This week, we start with some good news. Radiation levels are "quite normal" around Chernobyl. The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog confirms that Russian forces have pulled back from the site of Europe's worst-ever nuclear disaster. The IAEA is working with both sides to avoid Chernobyl again becoming a frontline in the war in Ukraine.
19 Jun 2021
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the government is monitoring the radiation levels in the city's reservoirs and that "everything is normal", following a US media report of a potential leak at China's Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in populous Guangdong province which neighbours the financial hub.
3 Nov 2020
Boston Dynamics robotic dog known as 'Spot' designed to detect radiation, was spotted working at Chernobyl’s nuclear reactor number four, as the State Agency of Ukraine on Exclusion Zone Management reported on October 23.
8 Apr 2020
Emergency units are trying to contain fires in radiation-contaminated forest near the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear plant. The fires have caused a spike in radioactivity in the area.
10 Mar 2019
Photography is the art, application and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film.

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