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People lay flowers under portraits at the monument the Chernobyl... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Ceremony,Chernobyl,Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant,Flower,Horizontal,Kilometer,Lying Down,Monument,Nuclear Energy,Nuclear Power Station,Occupation,People,Portrait,Station,Temporary Memorial,Ukraine,VictimPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPeople lay flowers under portraits at the monument the Chernobyl victims in Slavutich, some 50 kilometres (30 miles) from the accident site, and where many of the power station's personnel used to live, during a memorial ceremony early on April 26, 2013. Ukraine on April 26 marks the 27th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster plant disaster that contaminated large swaths of Europe and made the world rethink the benefits of the peaceful atom. AFP PHOTO / SERGEI SUPINSKY (Photo credit should read SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images)