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Is anywhere safe? In the pre-dawn fog, commuters wait to cross the street outside the Pechersk metro station in Kyiv, 65 miles from Chernobyl. Radiation from Chernobyl dispersed erratically, based on winds and rainfall. Officially, the radiation leapfrogged over Kyiv and did not affect the capital. However, many Kyiv residents question whether this is true. <br />
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This photograph is part the book of Would You Stay?, by Michael Forster Rothbart, published by TED Books in 2013. The photos come from Forster Rothbart’s two long-term documentary photography projects, After Chernobyl and After Fukushima.<br />
© Michael Forster Rothbart 2007-2013.<br />
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Photo by: Michael Forster Rothbart<br />
Date:  2/2007    File#:  Canon 20D digital camera frame 8543 <br />
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Is anywhere safe? In the pre-dawn fog, commuters wait to cross the street outside the Pechersk metro station in Kyiv, 65 miles from Chernobyl. Radiation from Chernobyl dispersed erratically, based on winds and rainfall. Officially, the radiation leapfrogged over Kyiv and did not affect the capital. However, many Kyiv residents question whether this is true.
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This photograph is part the book of Would You Stay?, by Michael Forster Rothbart, published by TED...
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