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Anatoly Kotlyar (left), 59, and Alexander Zenchenko, 58, are two of the thousands of "liquidators," or firefighters, who responded to the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. The Soviet government ordered them to the nuclear facility as first responders. Both men today complain of health problems and say Ukraine's government should be doing more to help with medical bills. David Greene/NPR hide caption

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In Ukraine, Scars From Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster Remain Raw

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A technician checks a spot with a Geiger counter in a forest that burned in 1992. The wildfire released radioactive particles into the air that were deposited there during the 1986 nuclear accident at Chernobyl. Experts worry nearby forest, which is becoming overgrown, could again be ripe for a blaze. Patrick Landmann/Getty Images hide caption

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Challenges Loom Large, 25 Years After Chernobyl

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Nowlin Haltom (left) and Michael McKeon join other same-sex couples in a national "Request Marriage" action this Valentine's Day outside the Los Angeles County Clerk's Office. The couples requested and were refused marriage licenses. Robyn Beck /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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GOP Mounts Defense Of Anti-Gay Marriage Law

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