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1986: Chernobyl  
On April 26, 1986, the worst accident in the history of commercial nuclear energy use unfolded. A fire at the Chernobyl nuclear power station in the Ukraine released 40 times more radioactivity than the blast of the atom bomb in Hiroshima had. Thousands of people lost their lives as a result of the accident.

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Which Ukrainian city is closest to Chernobyl, the site of the 1986 nuclear power plant disaster?