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Belarus, Ukraine: Chernobyl Evacuations, Exclusion Zone

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Belarus, Ukraine, Disaster, Environment, Governance, History

Chernobyl and Eastern Europe writes about the Polesie State Radiation Ecological Reserve [1] in Belarus, and cites Soviet-time evacuation documents [2], listing numbers of people who were evacuated from the areas close to the Chernobyl Power Plant following the disaster of April 26, 1986.