Chernobyl: When fire hits a post-nuclear wilderness – BBC News

Wildfires have destroyed large parts of the forest inside the Chernobyl exclusion zone in Ukraine.

Radiation levels remain within the normal range, but the fires have had a significant impact on wildlife there.

The site of the world’s worst nuclear accident has become a unique conservation area that is home to many rare animals and plants.

Video produced by Abdujalil Abdurasulov

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In This Story: Ukraine

Ukraine is a large country in Eastern Europe known for its Orthodox churches, Black Sea coastline and forested mountains. Its capital, Kiev, features the gold-domed St. Sophia’s Cathedral, with 11th-century mosaics and frescoes. Overlooking the Dnieper River is the Kiev Pechersk Lavra monastery complex, a Christian pilgrimage site housing Scythian tomb relics and catacombs containing mummified Orthodox monks.

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