During the Cold War kazakhstan was used for nuclear testing. It was known as the "Nuclear Ghost." This would have a long effect on the people, land, and climate
The affects of the nuclear testing had terrible affects on the people. This caused Cancer,Blood diseases, and PTSD. Not to mention the birth defects that will most likely be seeen in Kazakhstan
There are many thoughts that the people were used as guinea pigs during this time. They never thought about how the people and land would be affects for life.
The people were told to leave there land and homes in some areas but not all. The land is now unusable and the land is clearly marked "Hazardous to human Health"
Now there are "Dead Zones" all throughout Kazakhstan.The government has said many times that they would clean up the land yet it has not happened. The government has not clean this land up some it is unlivable.