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Ukraine Warns of Chernobyl Radiation; IAEA Says Risk Low

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The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Pripyat, Ukraine. 

The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Pripyat, Ukraine. 

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A cut power cable leading to Ukraine’s defunct nuclear power plant in Chernobyl prompted officials on Wednesday to warn of potential safety risks.