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Off To The Chernobyl Disaster Site

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Published on 01 April 2010 12:46 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix
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As previously mentioned, today I am leaving for Kyiv, Ukraine to tour the Chernobyl disaster site of the terrible nuclear accident almost 24 years ago (just a few days shy of its anniversary).

I will be within Chernobyl's exclusion zone (along with the abandoned city of Pripyat, etc) on the 3rd and 4th of April and will then be returning back to the US by next Tuesday. During this time the news cycle may be slower than normal, but there's already a few articles in the publishing queue for the coming days.

Due to the significant interest, photos and details from the Chernobyl trip will be on Phoronix upon my return. Phoronix Media now also owns Chernobyl2010.com.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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