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RFE/RL's The Blender -- 4/22/11 (Episode 15)

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To mark the 25th anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster, we listen as Natalia Churikova, a broadcaster with our Ukrainian Service, remembers what it was like as a schoolgirl in nearby Kyiv during those scary days in April 1986, when Ukraine -- and the world -- first learned of the explosion and fire at Reactor No. 4.