Off To The Chernobyl Disaster Site
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix on 1 April 2010 at 12:46 PM EDT. 12 Comments
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

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