Mareike Aden meets victims form the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
Oksana Masters, who was born with radiation-induced birth defects caused by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, has won Paralympic gold in cross country skiing. She had won two previous medals at the 2014 Sochi games.
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has led a somber ceremony in Tokyo to mark the seventh anniversary of the tsunami disaster. The tragedy killed some 18,500 people and triggered the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.
Nuclear was once heralded as the key to powering an increasingly industrialized world. Meltdowns at Chernobyl and Fukushima have realized safety fears – and we still don’t have adequate solutions for radioactive waste. Yet in a warming world, is there still a place for CO2-free atomic energy? DW asks energy policy expert Raffaele Piria from the Berlin-based think-tank Adelphi.
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