How is Chernobyl pronounced in Russian?
Chernobyl (/tʃɜːrˈnoʊbəl/, UK: /tʃɜːrˈnɒbəl/, Russian: Чернобыль), also known as Chornobyl (Ukrainian: Чорнобиль, romanized: Chornobyl’; Polish: Czarnobyl), is a partially abandoned city in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, situated in the Vyshhorod Raion of northern Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine.
Is Chernobyl Russian or Ukraine?
Chernobyl, or Chornobyl, is the name of a city situated in northern Ukraine near the border with Belarus. Chernobyl was largely abandoned following the disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant located 14.5 kilometres (9 miles) away.
What does Chernobyl mean in English?
Chernobylnoun. A major nuclear-energy accident. Etymology: From Чернобыль, from чернобыль. Compare Чорнобиль, from чорнобиль, from чорнe + билля.
Is Chernobyl still burning?
So Is Chernobyl Still Burning? Yes, but it is not what you think. Chernobyl still burns due to wildfires, According to Greenpeace organization wildfire started on April 3rd, due to abnormally hot, dry and windy weather. They are now the biggest fires ever recorded in the Chernobyl exclusion zone.