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  • Unsealed Soviet archives reveal cover-ups at Chernobyl plant before disaster Apr 26, 2021 10:23 PM IST

    Unsealed Soviet archives reveal cover-ups at Chernobyl plant before disaster

    The archives show there was a radiation release at the plant in 1982 that was covered up using what a KGB report at the time called measures 'to prevent panic and provocative rumours', Ukraine's security service (SBU) said in a statement on Monday.

  • Putin says Korea conflict would be worse than Chernobyl Apr 08, 2013 03:54 PM IST

    Putin says Korea conflict would be worse than Chernobyl

    Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed concern on Monday about the escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula and said conflict there could cause greater devastation than the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986.

  • Russia will propose new nuclear plan at G8: Medvedev Apr 26, 2011 06:00 PM IST

    Russia will propose new nuclear plan at G8: Medvedev

    On the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday announced that he will propose a plan to introduce tighter safety regime at the world's atomic power plants at the next month's G-8 Summit.

  • Risk of radiation is high near Fukushima plant: Japan PM Mar 15, 2011 09:42 PM IST

    Risk of radiation is high near Fukushima plant: Japan PM

    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said that all units at the Fukushima Daini, Onagawa, and Tokai nuclear power plants are in a safe and stable condition. In fact, the IAEA remains concerned over the status of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. CNBC-TV’18’s Sri Jegarajah reports the latest details from Tokyo.

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