Russian forces take Chernobyl workers' town, Biden calls Putin a 'butcher'

Russian forces take Chernobyl workers' town, Biden calls Putin a 'butcher'

Russian forces have taken control of a town where workers at the defunct Chernobyl nuclear plant live, the governor of Kyiv region said on Saturday, and fighting was reported in the streets of the besieged southern port of Mariupol.

Ukraine sees radiation spike in Chernobyl after Russia attack

Ukraine sees radiation spike in Chernobyl after Russia attack

Ukrainian authorities said Friday that radiation levels had increased in the Chernobyl exclusion zone and warned the seizure of the nuclear plant by invading Russian troops could have "terrible consequences."

Forest fire in Chernobyl radiation zone continues for fourth day

Forest fire in Chernobyl radiation zone continues for fourth day

Ukrainian firefighters on Tuesday entered their fourth day in battling a grass and forest fire in the Chernobyl exclusion zone, still contaminated with radiation from the nuclear power plant disaster ...

World's first floating nuclear barge to power Russia's Arctic oil drive

World's first floating nuclear barge to power Russia's Arctic oil drive

To meet its growing electricity needs in its drive to develop oil resources in remote Arctic regions, Russia has built a floating nuclear power station, a project that detractors deride as a ‘Chernobyl on ice’.

UN warns against 'complacency' on Chernobyl anniversary

UN warns against 'complacency' on Chernobyl anniversary

The UN atomic watchdog used the 30th anniversary Tuesday of the Chernobyl disaster, the world's worst nuclear accident, to warn against ‘complacency’ in atomic safety.