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Mining Awareness +

70% of Chernobyl fallout poured down upon neighboring Belarus. 30 years later the government is failing to care for the victims, all while investing billions in nuclear energy. Russia is selling a new nuclear power station to Belarus for an estimated $5 billion. (Read more below Greenpeace article & here: https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2016/04/26/governments-cut-services-to-chernobyl-survivors-while-spending-billions-on-nuclear-power-stations )

Meanwhile, Greenpeace has given help to Nadesha Rehabilitation Centre in Belarus, described in the article below.

From Greenpeace.org:
Chernobyl Children of Hope Greenpeace top pics
Chernobyl’s children of hope

Blogpost by Andrey Allakhverdov – 25 April, 2016 at 11:49

The word “nadeshda” means hope in Russian. The Nadesha rehabilitation centre was founded to give hope to children living in towns and villages contaminated by the Chernobyl disaster. 

Thousands of children across Belarus have been robbed of a healthy childhood. Their food and playgrounds are contaminated. Their health weakened by radiation.

At Nadeshda I meet Elena Solovyeva, a teacher from the heavily contaminated Mogilev…

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