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View Resource Texas Tech University Chernobyl Page

Available in English, Russian, or Ukranian, this Website summarizes ecological research underway in the highly contaminated nuclear disaster zone of northern Ukraine. Results from some of the studies conducted by the Texas Tech University researchers indicate some animal populations have rebounded. This is thought, however, to be a response to the absence of human activity. Still unknown are the...
View Resource Deadly Conditions in Ukraine's Aging, Underfinanced Mines

August 24th is Ukraine's Independence day but a recent deadly mine explosion casts a shadow over the festivities. The death toll for August 19th's blast in the Zasyadko mine, eastern Ukraine, is now up to fifty. This latest explosion is one of many disasters at Ukraine’s aging, under-financed mines, which are considered to be the most dangerous in Europe. According to the World Socialist...