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On April 26, 1986, a security test at Chernobyl's nuclear power station triggered the greatest civilian nuclear catastrophe in history. Radiophobia was the smoke screen that the government created to mask the fact that they had lost control.
Within the affected zone sits the city of Pripyat, only 3 kilometers from the power station. Pripyat was to be a model city for the Soviet regime. In June 2004, a group of survivors returned to the ghost city that it is today.
What lessons have we learned from Chernobyl? Today radiophobia does not exist. Officially, you will not find the meaning of the word in a dictionary… Over twenty years later, we still don't know the truth. We still suffer from radiophobia.