Thursday, February 23, 2012

Chernobyl victims

Cancer patient leaned to the window in a special ward at a hospital in Donetsk, April 25, 2006.  Photo credit:  Alexander Khudotioply/Reuters

Photo credit: Ricky Davila

Photo credit: Ricky Davila

Child victims of Chernobyl, Cuba, being treated at Castro’s expense. Tarara, Cuba. © David White

Fidel Castro greeting Chernobyl victims
June 1989, Kiev, Ukraine. Radiation damage on the leg of one of the liquidators of the Chernobyl disaster, 3 years later.
17-year-old Oksana Gaybon (right) and 15-year-old Alla Kozimerka affected by the Chernobyl disaster in 1986

Cuba has tried to free thousands of Ukrainian children suffering from skin problems, leukemia and other diseases caused by the radiation. Photo: Claudia Daut/Reuters

Irina, 13, and Inna, 14, treated for psoriasis at the Pediatric Hospital in Tarara,Cuba. - Photo credit: Claudia Daut/Reuters

The Ukrainian health ministry said in 2006 that 428,000 children suffer from health problems caused by the Chernobyl disaster Photo: Adalberto Roque

A child during treatment at the Center for Pediatric Oncology and Hematology, which was built in Minsk after the Chernobyl accident.

Photo credit: Igor Kostin

1 comment:

  1. There are few words for these pictures, just the stupidity of nuclear power.