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  • Crisis at Chernobyl Nuclear Plant Escalates as Forest Fires Spread

    Crisis at Chernobyl Nuclear Plant Escalates as Forest Fires Spread

    Ukraine’s parliament said in a statement Monday that satellite imagery had revealed at least seven fires in the forested area around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. These fires are within 10 kilometres of the defunct plant itself, making them particularly “dangerous,” according to the statement. The parliament said Ukraine firefighters have been unable to beat…