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Special Report: In Chernobyl, a disaster persists

<p>An interior view of a building in the abandoned city of Prypiat, near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich</p>

An interior view of a building in the abandoned city of Prypiat, near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

An interior view of a building in the abandoned city of Prypiat, near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

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<p>Rusting amusement rides are seen in the abandoned city of Prypiat, near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich</p>

Rusting amusement rides are seen in the abandoned city of Prypiat, near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Rusting amusement rides are seen in the abandoned city of Prypiat, near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

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<p>Makar Krosovski visits his abandoned and ruined house, which he left shortly after the Chernobyl blast, in the state radiation ecology reserve exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear reactor in the village of Pogonnoe, Belarus, February 21, 2011. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko</p>

Makar Krosovski visits his abandoned and ruined house, which he left shortly after the Chernobyl blast, in the state radiation ecology reserve exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear reactor in the village of Pogonnoe, Belarus, February 21, 2011....more

Makar Krosovski visits his abandoned and ruined house, which he left shortly after the Chernobyl blast, in the state radiation ecology reserve exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear reactor in the village of Pogonnoe, Belarus, February 21, 2011. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

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<p>A Belarussian villager pushes a trolley in an almost abandoned village of Tulgovichi, near exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, southeast of Minsk, February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko</p>

A Belarussian villager pushes a trolley in an almost abandoned village of Tulgovichi, near exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, southeast of Minsk, February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A Belarussian villager pushes a trolley in an almost abandoned village of Tulgovichi, near exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, southeast of Minsk, February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

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