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“We Don’t Need Another Chernobyl”: Protest Intensifies Against Belarus’ New Nuclear Power Plant

“We Don’t Need Another Chernobyl”: Protest Intensifies Against Belarus’ New Nuclear Power Plant

For almost 10 years, Belarus has been building its first nuclear power plant. The launch of the first reactor has been repeatedly postponed, last time to the beginning of 2020. But there are those in the country and beyond who are opposing the construction and after the Chernobyl disaster no longer believe in “the peaceful atom”.

Chernobyl: The Dark Underbelly of Dark Tourism

Chernobyl: The Dark Underbelly of Dark Tourism

Chernobyl, Nuclear and Capitalism August 2, 2019 at 6:50 am 0 comments

Pinar Demircan | We read in the papers that Chernobyl which was the subject of the Chernobyl series, is “officially” also a tourist attraction now. What a big coincidence! It is hardly surprising that the Ukrainian Government would not have wanted to miss out on benefiting from the popularity of Chernobyl’s mystery and appeal! Or is it the opposite? Was part of the goal of the Chernobyl series, advertising and promoting Chernobyl as a tourist destination?

Kate Brown Explains How a Chernobyl-Like Disaster Could Happen Again

Kate Brown Explains How a Chernobyl-Like Disaster Could Happen Again

Chernobyl, Nuclear Safety, Videos July 2, 2019 at 10:13 pm 0 comments

HBO’s historical mini-series Chernobyl has renewed interest in the Soviet-era nuclear disaster. WIRED’s Emily Dreyfuss discusses the safety of US nuclear power and waste with nuclear historian Kate Brown.

The Chernobyl series, why now?

The Chernobyl series, why now?

Pinar Demircan | Declaring Soviet Russia as the sole perpetrator of the world’s largest nuclear disaster over the Chernobyl series by ignoring nuclear realities to the extent I have described above, shows that the image of the risks on nuclear power plants around the world is tried to be reshaped.