Chernobyl

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Anti-nuclear activists   on the “Europe” bridge between Kehl, southwestern Germany, and Strasbourg, eastern France, remember the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl. Photograph: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images

Sweden alerted the French government to the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl two days after it occurred. The priority of French authorities was to preven(...)

Russian President Vladimir Putin awards the Order of Friendship to head of the Greater Chernobyl Cause charity organisation Fiona Corcoran  during the gala reception marking the National Unity Day in Kremlin. Photograph: Michael Klimentyev/RIA Novosti

It’s not easy to choose a present for a president, so when Fiona Corcoran was invited to Moscow to receive an award for her humanitarian work from Vla(...)