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Fishing in the Dnepr

Fisherman Yolya (Leonid) Skripkobski fishes for plotva (carp) from a snowy bridge over the Dnepr river in Kyiv. Some people in Kyiv refuse to eat river fish because the city is just 60 miles downstream from the Chernobyl nuclear plant, and contaminated material buried after the 1986 accident continues to leach radionuclides into the groundwater.

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