Tag: Chernobyl

Giant arch slides over Chernobyl site to block radiation for a century

In the middle of a vast exclusion zone in northern Ukraine, the world’s largest land-based moving structure has been slid over the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site to prevent deadly radiation spewing from the stricken reactor for the next 100 years. On April 26, 1986, a botched test at the Soviet nuclear plant sent clouds of […]

Chernobyl’s milk is still radioactive 30 years later, investigation reveals

As if the locals living near Chernobyl haven’t been through enough already, an investigation into milk being produced on the border of the exclusion zone has revealed that it contains 10 times the accepted radiation limits, even 30 years after the devastating meltdown.   The results of the investigation, carried out by the Associated Press […]

Chernobyl disaster: Ukraine marks 30th anniversary

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko laid a wreath and observed a minute’s silence in the Ukrainian capital Kiev before heading north for a ceremony at the plant itself, not far from the Belarussian border. “We honour those who lost their health and require a special attention from the government and society,” he said in a speech […]

Chernobyl Anniversary: Disaster Exiled Humans, Made Way for Wildlife

CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — The forests and fields near the abandoned site of the world’s worst nuclear power plant disaster teem with animal life, proving that in some cases humans pose a bigger threat to animals than radiation.   The Chernobyl nuclear reactor blew up 30 years ago on Tuesday, sending a radioactive cloud over much […]

Exiled scientist: ‘Chernobyl is not finished; it has only just begun’

Yury Bandazhevsky, 59, was the first scientist in Belarus to establish an institute to study Chernobyl’s impact on people’s health, particularly children, near the city of Gomel, about 120 miles over the border from Ukraine. He was arrested in Belarus in 1999 and sentenced to eight years in prison for allegedly taking bribes from parents […]

Chernobyl 30 years on: former residents remember life in the ghost city of Pripyat

In a biting winter wind, Alexander Petrovich Zabirchenko walks slowly along a memorial to firefighters and workers who died in the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, touching each of the portraits engraved in granite. He does not shiver or complain of the cold. He is a big man and draws himself up to his full height before […]

The 4th Trumpet

What Exactly is the 4th Trumpet and How Did it Take Place?

By Irvin Baxter

Question:  Allen from New Zealand called to ask Irvin about the 4th Trumpet. He wanted to know exactly what does the Bible say about it and he also wanted an explanation of how this trumpet took place.

Chernobyl – Third Trumpet of Revelation?

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown, on April 26, 2011, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visited the memorial dedicated to the “liquidators” (first responders) to the accident. Chernobyl and the Third Trumpet  By Irvin Baxter The headline reporting this visit read: Presidents of Ukraine, Russia visit “Star of Wormwood” memorial […]

Chernobyl Shuts Down

The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant closed on Friday, December 15, 2000. The event made front-page news worldwide, as people reminisced about the world’s worst nuclear disaster. There was no champagne. Nobody reveled in the glory of it all. The nostalgia was dark. So dark, in fact, many of the news reports filed on the event […]