Anatol Klashchuk

is a Belarusian photographer.


For ten years, in Belarus – which received 70 per cent of the fallout from Chernobyl – people suffering from thyroid cancer were not recognized as victims of a nuclear catastrophe, in particular the sick children born before or after the accident. Twenty years later, photographer Anatol Klashchuk returned to the Baraulany oncology hospital, where he had photographed child patients shortly after the Chernobyl accident, and found that it is still full of people suffering from radiation-induced cancer.

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