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from the Museum of Hoaxes
She went in a car with her husband and a friend. Elena defends herself, admitting that much of her story was 'more poetry' than reality, but noting that most of it was still reality.
i feel it is a valuable resource when reading about Chernobyl. It is a picture journey by one woman who often travelled through the region and contains stark reality in the images of the Chernobyl disaster.
The cloud particularly contaminated Belarus, Russia and Ukraine.
"Claims have been made that tens or even hundreds of thousands of persons have died as a result of the accident. These claims are exaggerated," the Chernobyl Forum report said.
UN officials say the death toll is 47 emergency workers and nine children, who had died of thyroid cancer.
Most of the 4,000 deaths would be among emergency workers exposed to high radiation doses shortly after the accident, who were at higher risk of contracting cancer even decades later.