This April 2, 2006 photo shows a monument to firefighters and emergency workers in the deserted town of Pripyat, Ukraine, some 3 kilometers (1.86 miles) from the Chernobyl nuclear plant. Chernobyl and... more 
This April 2, 2006 photo shows a monument to firefighters and emergency workers in the deserted town of Pripyat, Ukraine, some 3 kilometers (1.86 miles) from the Chernobyl nuclear plant. Chernobyl and Fukushima are some 5,000 miles apart but have much in common. The towns nearest to each of these stricken nuclear power stations, in Ukraine and Japan, whose disasters struck 25 years apart, already reveal eerie similarities. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev) ONE OF PAIR NO. 11 less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Sergey Ponomarev
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