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Chernobyl legacy

Chernobyl legacy

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Published by Friends of the Earth in London .
Written in English

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    SeriesBriefing sheet, Briefing sheet (Friends of the Earth)
    ContributionsFriends of the Earth.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21516252M

    Some of the most heart-wrenching accounts are included in Svetlana Alexievich's book Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster, which won a National Book Critics Circle.   Read "The Legacy of Chernobyl" by Zhores Medvedev available from Rakuten Kobo. "A damning history of the Chernobyl affair, from its origins in 5/5(1).   Chernobyl’s Enduring Legacy. By Jordan G. Teicher. Ma AM. he’s raising money on Kickstarter to collect his images in a photo book called The Long Shadow of Chernobyl.


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