Villages in Ukraine still suffering Chernobyl fallout after 30 years – study


Ukrainian villages are still suffering the legacy of Chernobyl more than 30 years on, new research suggests.

Milk in parts of the country has radioactivity levels up to five times over its official safe limit, it found.

Scientists sampled cows’ milk from private farms and homes in the Rivne region, about 200km (125 miles) from the site of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant explosion in 1986. Read more