"Six months in the life of a former nuclear test site" (Interview)


Anthropologist Magda Stawkowski was making her way towards a crater in the one of the most beautiful landscapes she'd ever seen, when the Geiger counter started going crazy. No surprise perhaps, in the Polygon region of Kazakhstan, a former Soviet nuclear test site. Magda spent 6 months there, gathering stories from civilians who choose to live with whatever health risks are there.

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