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, Pol. Prypeć, river, c.440 mi (710 km) long, rising NW of Kovel, NW Ukraine, near the Polish border, and flowing generally E through the Pripyat Marshes, S Belarus, into the Dnieper River in NE Ukraine.
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On September 25, when crossing the Pripyat River near the village of Koshevka (Chernobyl District, Kiev Region), the company repulsed the attack of six enemy tanks.
Roaming concrete streets overtaken by forest, were a pack of wolves (seen by a visiting photographic crew), a small herd of Przewalski's horses released in the area in 1998 and giant catfish prospering in the fishing-free waters of the Pripyat River.
To contain the radionuclides that fell on the zone's waterways, workers constructed a series of dikes designed to prevent flooding into the Pripyat River, then into the Dnieper River, which flows through Kiev to the Black Sea.
26, 1986, Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, a squat, gray concrete and metal complex on the banks of Ukraine's Pripyat River, suffered the worst nuclear disaster the world has ever seen.
Anomalously high radioactivity levels were measured in groundwater not far from the Pripyat River that scientists could not explain.
Drainage of the extensive marshlands around the Pripyat river in Belarus during the post-war Soviet period, for example, was not a great success.
But reading the news of Chernobyl's latest reprieve on a gray morning at my home in Gloucester, Massachusetts, I recalled a deceptively golden afternoon in northern Ukraine last summer as I leaned on a bridge over the Pripyat River, eight miles downstream from the Chernobyl nuclear power station.
If the Number Two Reactor at Three Mile Island can be thought of as a commode, the Unit Four Reactor at Chernobyl will forever in my mind be "the nuclear volcano" described in Grigori Medvedev's horrifying, bitter, and passionate book about the colossal disaster that occurred on April 26, 1986, on the banks of the Pripyat River in the Soviet Ukraine.
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