China plans to store the glass nuclear waste deep underground as the country ramps up its nuclear power industry.
The exclusion zone set up around Chernobyl turned the surrounding areas into ghost towns overnight.
U.S. House GOP Whip Steve Scalise is pushing back on Democratic leaders who haven't scheduled a hearing devoted to the origins of COVID-19.
There are concerns an increase in nuclear activity could damage the old container built to house the power station.
The drink is the first consumer product to have come out of the forbidden zone in Ukraine since the nuclear catastrophe occurred in 1986, its producers say.
It has been 35 years since a power plant reactor exploded at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant north of Kyiv, Ukraine, and country officials want the site of the world's worst former nuclear disaster to become a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Screenwriter Craig Mazin has aired his views on his former roommate several times—and he doesn't paint a flattering picture of the former Republican presidential candidate.
National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien said China is likely using espionage to try and steal U.S. coronavirus vaccine research, but he declared American scientists would develop it first.
"There is bad news—radiation is above normal in the fire's center," Yegor Firsov, head of Ukraine's ecological inspection service said.
Mazin will work with creative director and writer Neil Druckmann on a series adaptation of the video game.
Over 1,370 people have died of COVId-19 since late last year, with all but three fatalities in mainland China.
The highway through the south of the Russian capital goes past a former metals processing site and could scatter radioactive particles into the air, the environmental group has warned.
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The 21,000-ton Akademik Lomonosov is being sent to remote Siberian to provide power for local oil platforms.
There are concerns over the levels of radiation after the reported failure of a nuclear-powered cruise missile known in Russia as the Burevestnik.
"We are now in the early episodes of 'Chernobyl' on HBO," Anthony Scaramucci said on Sunday. "The reactor is melting down and the apparatchiks are trying to figure out whether to cover it up or start the clean-up process."
On April 26, 1986, a failed safety test of the number 4 reactor at the nuclear power plant caused a huge explosion, releasing huge amounts of radiation into the environment.
Svetlana Radionova, chief of Russia's environmental watchdog, sounded the alarm over a dilapidated chemical factory in Siberia.
Residents were relocated so the nuclear tests could be carried out between 1946 and 1958.
New Safe Confinement seals the remains of the fourth reactor at the nuclear plant that was the site of the massive Chernobyl disaster in 1986.
The official Soviet death toll for the accident stood as just 31, despite its status as the worst nuclear disaster in history.
The communist party dismissed the program as "an ideological tool" and called on the government to file a libel case against HBO.
Pro-Kremlin media have criticized the series, with some describing it as pro-western propaganda.
"Most of the people say they decided to book after seeing this show. It's almost as though they watch it and then jump on a plane over."
Many compared the harrowing five-part miniseries favorably to HBO's other big show this year, "Game of Thrones."
Immediately after the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, familiar conspiracy theories popped up among survivors.
Despite being one of the most radioactive areas on Earth, the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone attracts thousands of visitors each year.
Some of the first responders' stories were not told until years after the nuclear reactor's meltdown.