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How do you clean a radioactive building? Tania Evteeva works as a janitor at the Semikhody radiation checkpoint beside the Chernobyl train station. She and her co-workers sweep, mop and scrub the entire building twice per shift.  <br />
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This photograph is part of Michael Forster Rothbart's After Chernobyl documentary photography project.<br />
© Michael Forster Rothbart 2007-2010.<br />
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Photo by: Michael Forster Rothbart<br />
Date:  2/2009    File#:  Canon 5D digital camera frame 58720 <br />
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Original caption: .Tania Evteeva and her husband Eduard Evteev work for the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (ChNPP or ChAES) and live in Slavutich, Ukraine, with four of their five children. Tania works as a janitor in the Semihod facility beside the train station, where employees change into their work clothes. Eduard had to leave ChAES after a cancerous tumor was found on his kidney and removed; he now works for the plant but in Slavutich, as a manager at the Chernobyl Training Center. Their children are Daniel, age 5, Ilya, 7, Mark, 11, Yana, 17, and Bogdan, 22. Yana attends university in Chernigiv and comes home on weekends. Bogdan works at the Rivne AES. In total, about 3,800 out of 24,300 Slavutich residents work at the Chernobyl plant..
How do you clean a radioactive building? Tania Evteeva works as a janitor at the Semikhody radiation checkpoint beside the Chernobyl train station. She and her co-workers sweep, mop and scrub the entire building twice per shift.
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This photograph is part of Michael Forster Rothbart's After Chernobyl documentary photography project.
© Michael Forster Rothbart 2007-2010.
www.afterchernobyl.com
www.mfrphoto.com
607-267-4893 o...
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