Excerpts from the article by Professor Yury Bandazheusky
Radio-Ecological Situation in Belarus before the Chernobyl Explosion
Today, after more than 20 years after explosion at the Chernobyl power plant, people continue to experience the consequences of this accident. Many questions that came with this tragedy remain unanswered. Above all is the question of what will happen to the people who face radioactivity every day living their lives in polluted areas. The aim of this article is to demonstrate some little-known, and possibly kept back on purpose, facts and proofs of medical affects on big groups of people who encounter radioactive agents. The information below sheds some light on health problems experienced by people living on the European territory of the former USSR.