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Book talk with Khatharya Um, Department of Ethnic Studies, and Chair of Peace and Conflict...
Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Pripyat, Ukraine

Pripyat was built to serve the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. It was evacuated the day after the nuclear disaster of April 26, 1986, and has been abandoned ever since. (Photo: Michael Kötter on Flickr, 2016; cropped). CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
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