Posts published in Day: January 19, 2020

Lithuania fears Belarus hasn’t ‘learned lessons of Chernobyl’

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Minsk’s secrecy stokes Lithuania’s fears that the Astravyets nuclear power plant represents a major hazard. Mikalay Ulasevich was running in municipal elections in July 2016 when a local resident alerted him to a major accident at a nuclear power plant under construction close to this town in northwestern Belarus. Workers had dropped a 330-ton reactor vessel from a height of several metres while attempting to install it, he was told,…