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    The Observer, April 10, 2005.   Carl Wilkinson interviews Martin Cruz Smith, author of Gorky Park who gives his impressions of his visit to Chernobyl.   (More ..... )

   In commemoration of the Chernobyl disaster the Guardian newspaper has published long extracts from the  immensely powerful book, "Voices from Chernobyl" by Svetlana Alexievich which is to be published on 07. 07. 2005  by Dalkey Archive Press.

Monday April 25, 2005 :   Chernobyl  :  Land of the dead

On April 26 1986, the No 4 reactor at the Chernobyl power station blew apart. Facing nuclear disaster on an unprecedented scale, Soviet authorities tried to contain the situation by sending thousands of ill-equipped men into a radioactive maelstrom. In an extract from a new book by Russian journalist Svetlana Alexievich, eyewitnesses recall the terrible human cost of a catastrophe still unfolding today   (More ..... )

Monday April 25, 2005 :  Don't forget us, say Chernobyl victims.

Hundreds of survivors of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster marched in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, at the weekend demanding greater compensation from the government.  (More ..... )  

    Commémorations en Ukraine de la catastrophe de Tchernobyl.  TAGEBLATT - Luxembourg,  26. 04. 2004

   "Bandajevski, musclé intellectuellement et physiquement après 4 ans de prison"  Dépêche AFP  O6. O6. 2004

    Le destin d'un homme  -  Youri Bandajevski:  NARODNAYA VOLIA  -  ("La volonté du peuple").   Minsk, le 5 juin 2004

     Radioactive Times: November 2000.   New Israeli study, published in the "British Medical Journal",  backs up Bandajevsky's research. 

    Bandazhevsky case highlights Chernobyl controversies.  The  Jamestown Foundation, Washington, DC (March 2005)  publishes an article by Professor Marples, University of Alberta, Canada : 

The protracted case of detained scientist Yuri Bandazhevsky continues to solicit international attention and serves as a reminder of how sensitive the Chernobyl issue remains for the Lukashenka regime.   (more ... )