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Mayak - Chernobyl - Lessons not Learned - poster presentation


Mayak Nuclear Accident, September 29, 1957 4:20pm, in the city of Ozyorsk,
Chelyabinsk Region, Ural, Russia.


These posters are based on the presentation of Nadezhda Kutepova, The PLANET OF HOPES, Representative of the national environmental group “Ecodefense” in OZERSK, Chelyabinsk region, Russia, 2007 at the Commission on Sustainable Development at the United Nations in New York, USA in 2007, which is available as a download under and also on the exhibition „A 50-Year Catastrophe, 50 years after  the accident at the MAYAK complex, Chelyabinsk region“ of Environmental group “Ecodefense!“ (Russia) with
the support of the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation, Germany, August 2007, which is available under

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Photographs: The Planet of Hopes and the photographers Alla Slapovskaya and Alisa Nikulina
Text: Nadezhda Kutepova, Alisa Nikulina, Vladimir Slivyak
Translation: Alison Borrowman und Hartmut Schröder

Revised and edited by WECF, November 2007,,
These posters were made possible with support from the European Commission DG Environment for the activities of WECF on Climate Change. The authors are solely responsible for the content of this public