Chernobyl

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Members of the Luhansk People’s Republic leaving a disengagement area near the town of Zolote in the Luhansk region. Separatist groups have been blamed for forest fires in eastern Ukraine. Photograph: Alexander Reka\TASS via Getty Images

Four people have died and 10 were hospitalised as a series of forest fires swept through part of the eastern Ukrainian region of Luhansk, Ukraine’s em(...)

Chernobyl drama: Irish actor Jessie Buckley portrays Lyudmilla Ignatenko, whose husband Vasily was one of the first firefighters on the scene of the 1986 disaster

A new five-part miniseries dramatising the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear explosion will bring “fresh eyes” to the disaster and its subsequent cover-up, Chern(...)

Women hold portraits of their lost husbands near a monument honouring people who were killed during cleanup efforts after the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster,  in Kiev, Ukraine on Tuesday. Photograph:  Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA

Ukraine, Belarus and Russia have marked 30 years since the Chernobyl atomic power station exploded, and paid tribute to hundreds of thousands of worke(...)

Adi Roche with baby Victoria Doronona in the cardiac unit of Kharkiv general hospital, eastern Ukraine, in 2015. Ms Roche will visiting the Chernobyl exclusion zone for the 25th time

Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Chris O’Leary has paid tribute to the work of the Chernobyl Children International charity as he prepares to lead a delegation(...)

Vladimir Putin has presented an award to Fiona Corcoran, the Irish charity worker, in acknowledgement of the work of her Greater Chernobyl Cause in Russia.

Vladimir Putin has presented an award to Irish charity worker Fiona Corcoran in acknowledgement of the work of her Greater Chernobyl Cause in Russia. (...)

Darragh McKeon: influenced by Colum McCann and Andrei makine

When Darragh McKeon began to write his debut novel, set in the dying days of the Soviet Union, he could hardly have imagined that by the time i(...)