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  1. Mark S.
    Mark S. at |

    Another fact about Chernobyl and its aftermath, which is almost never mentioned in the media, is that since the disaster in 1989 more than 25.000 Ukrainian children, who became a victim, have been treated for free (!) by the Cuban Government.
    This free-treatment-plus-a-holiday program has continued even during the break-up of the former Soviet Union and the years of economic hardship in Cuba during the 1990-ties.
    Read more about it:
    http://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/jul/02/cuba-chernobyl-health-children
    And a set of pictures:
    http://www.alexiafoundation.org/stories/LauraKleinhenz

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  2. Lis
    Lis at |

    Never knew people chose to return. Some really interesting facts. Thanks.

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