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Smoke from Wildfires Near Chernobyl Engulf Ukraine Capital

The fires are in the 1,000-square-mile Chernobyl Exclusion Zone     KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Smoke from wildfires in the contaminated evacuation zone around the wrecked Chernobyl nuclear power plant has engulfed Kyiv, placing the Ukrainian capital near the top ...

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New Wildfires Around Ukraine’s Chernobyl Plant

New fires around nuclear plant     MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Three new wildfires have started in the radiation-contaminated evacuation zone around Ukraine’s wrecked Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident 34 years ago, emergency ...

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Firefighters in Ukraine Battle Wildfire Near Chernobyl

Radiation levels in the fire area exceed normal levels     KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Emergency teams in Ukraine on Monday continued battling a forest fire in the contaminated area around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant that has raised radiation ...

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