Prof. Kate Brown in The Verve: What does Russia’s invasion of Ukraine mean for Chernobyl?
Feb 28, 2022
A worst-case scenario is unlikely
Conflict between Ukrainian and Russian forces near Chernobyl raised fears that the site of the worst nuclear accident in history might be disturbed. The site still contains radioactive debris, which the world has worked to contain in the 36 years since the disaster.Russian troops seized the nuclear power plant today, according to scattered reports from officials, including Ukrainian presidential advisor Mykhailo Podolyak.
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