Professor says traditional radiation community has been slow to acknowledge the ramifications of nuclear accidents for flora and fauna.
Sergey Krasilnikov, 65, was one of about 800,000 Soviet citizens tasked with stemming the tide of the Chernobyl disaster.
Some people go to the mountains. Some to the beach. Oleg Shalashov, 23, prefers one of the most radioactive spots on Earth: the Chernobyl Ex...
The fallout from the Vladimir Illyich Lenin Nuclear Power Station's reactor No. 4 continues to ravage life in large areas of Ukraine and Bel...
USA TODAY traveled to this still-scarred area to share stories of those living in the shadow of the world's worst nuclear catastrophe.
Alexander Rozhko, director of the Republican Research Center for Radiation Medicine and Human Ecology, says "everything is under control."
Most people who visit Chernobyl's Exclusion Zone are interested in seeing the deserted city of Pripyat, a place full of decay.