March 5, 2004 3:52 PM   Subscribe

Years ago, when I was a mere fledgling, every major change in the weather merited a bizarre claim from my mother: "Must be Chernobyl." The nuclear explosions that blew up the Chernobyl power station in 1986 caused devastation to Russia and its economy and widespread concern for the whole world. This recent pictorial visit to Chernobyl shows how, 18 years on, it's still a bleak, desolate place. After you've got past the endearingly poor English, you'll find some of the saddest pictures from the aftermath. (more info on the disaster here)
posted by wibbler (2 comments total)

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posted by trbrts at 3:54 PM on March 5, 2004

Your Chernobyl post is radiating way below this one.
posted by thomcatspike at 3:54 PM on March 5, 2004

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