Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster Celebrated Worldwide

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While the world is witnessing the worst nuclear crisis happened in Fukushima, Japan. Belarus, Ukraine and Russia marked the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear crisis which was considered as the worst civil nuclear accident on the planet. Along with these three countries, people from all around the world are also celebrating this disaster.


The Chernobyl disaster happened on 26 April 1986 when the No. 4 reactor at the Chernobyl plant in the border of Ukraine-Belarus exploded, immediately killing 31 people, leaving thousands of other people from Ukraine, western Russia and Belarus in difficult situation with radiation-related sicknesses.


People in St Mark's square in Venice hold a banner written “No more Fukushima. No more Chernobyl” during a protest against the use of nuclear power.

People at St. Mark's Square in Venice hold a banner written “No more Fukushima. No more Chernobyl” during a protest against the use of nuclear power.


Lithuania marks the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear crisis with anti-nuclear protests in Vilnius

Lithuania marks the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear crisis with anti-nuclear protests in Vilnius


Hundreds of Japanese people attend a candle-lit vigil outside TEPCO headquarters in order to celebrate the world's worst nuclear accident happened in Chernobyl, Ukraine 25 years ago

Hundreds of Japanese people attend a candle-lit vigil outside TEPCO headquarters in order to celebrate the world's worst nuclear accident in Chernobyl, Ukraine 25 years ago


Bosnia also opens anti-nuclear demonstrators to celebrate the world's worst nuclear accident in Chernobyl.

Bosnia also opens anti-nuclear demonstrators to celebrate the world's worst nuclear accident in Chernobyl.


An anti-nuclear power demonstration was held in front on the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin to mark the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster

An anti-nuclear power demonstration was held in front on the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin to mark the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster


People carry photos of the victims of Chernobyl disaster during a parade in St Mark's square, Venice in order to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear crisis

People carry photos of Chernobyl disaster's victims during a parade in St. Mark's Square, Venice in order to celebrate the 25th anniversary


Candles are lighted at the Peace Bell in Quezon City Memorial, east of Manila by environment activists and militant groups to mark Chornobyl anniversary

Candles are lit at the Peace Bell in Quezon City Memorial, east of Manila by environment activists and militant groups to mark Chornobyl anniversary


Anti-nuclear protesters light candles in front of the headquarters of Tokyo Electric Power Co in Japan to mark Chornobyl anniversary

Anti-nuclear protesters light candles in front of the headquarters of Tokyo Electric Power Co. in Japan to mark Chornobyl anniversary


Belarus people arrive at the Chernobyl victims' memorial near an Orthodox church in Minsk on April 26, 2011

Belarus people arrive at the Chernobyl victims' memorial near an Orthodox church in Minsk on April 26, 2011


 

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This article was published on 2011/04/28
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