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.
This photograph is part the book of Would You Stay?, by Michael Forster Rothbart, published by TED...more »
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