Some toys and old photos of a distant childhood decorate solitary a Christmas tree in Prípiat. Have placed it there, former inhabitants of the city, which lies just three kilometers from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. They have returned to their city after the greatest catastrophe at a nuclear facility in history. The tree is the first that looks at the site since 1986, reports the local press, and has been planted in front of the Palace of Culture Energuetik, accurate, the chain ZIK. The city is within the central circle of the Chernobyl exclusion zone, which marks the higher-activity radioactive.
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today, like other towns of the exclusion zone that surrounds an area of 30 kilometres around the plant, it is an abandoned place. In exchange, the city that gave its name to the plant, Chernobyl, which is located 12 kilometers from the center, as it is suitable for human life according to the authorities of the country.
according To various official estimates, the explosion occurred in the early hours of 26 April 1986 spread up to 200 tons of material with a radioactivity of 50 million curies, equivalent to 500 atomic bombs like the one thrown on Hiroshima in 1945. The radiation continues to affect the lives of thousands of inhabitants of Belarus, Ukraine and Russia, a country where 70% of the almost 200,000 square kilometres of land contaminated after the reactor explosion.Updated Date: 30 December 2019, 12:00