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Chernobyl 'protected for a century' by new Confinement Arch

There were celebrations at Chernobyl on Tuesday because a feat of engineering has emerged from the ashes of its nuclear disaster.

There were celebrations at Chernobyl on Tuesday because a feat of engineering has emerged from the ashes of its nuclear disaster.

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Chernobyl: gigantic shield to cover exploded reactor after 30 years

In Chernobyl, Ukraine, the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster, a giant protective shield is slowly being moved into place a couple of feet at a time.

In Chernobyl, Ukraine, the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster, a giant protective shield is slowly being moved into place a couple of feet at a time.

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Chernobyl nuclear disaster site sealed with massive steel shield

On April 26, 1986 a reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine exploded, causing an environmental disaster never before seen, and forcing tens of thousands of people to…

On April 26, 1986 a reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine exploded, causing an environmental disaster never before seen, and forcing tens of thousands of people to…

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Chernobyl's new shelter moves slowly into place

After years of work and 1.5 billion euros, the new safety housing for the stricken Chernobyl nuclear reactor begins to slide gently into place.

After years of work and 1.5 billion euros, the new safety housing for the stricken Chernobyl nuclear reactor begins to slide gently into place.

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The Chernobyl disaster of 30 years ago remembered across Europe

The Chernobyl disaster, of 30 years ago was remembered across Europe. Television stations reported on the reaction when the tragedy happened and

The Chernobyl disaster, of 30 years ago was remembered across Europe. Television stations reported on the reaction when the tragedy happened and

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Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster

Ukraine held memorial services on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of Chernobyl – the worst nuclear disaster in history. A botched test at the

Ukraine held memorial services on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of Chernobyl – the worst nuclear disaster in history. A botched test at the

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The medical response in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster

On the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster Euronews has talked to one of the world’s leading experts on radiation-related health issues

On the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster Euronews has talked to one of the world’s leading experts on radiation-related health issues

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Services held to mark 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster

A bell has tolled 30 times in Kyiv in Ukraine at a church built in memory of the victims of the Chernobyl disaster, to mark the 30th anniversary of

A bell has tolled 30 times in Kyiv in Ukraine at a church built in memory of the victims of the Chernobyl disaster, to mark the 30th anniversary of

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Chernobyl: an insider's view of the atomic accident

80-year-old Alexander Davidovich Hellerman started work at Chernobyl in 1976. when the first reactor began operating. He was a senior manager at the

80-year-old Alexander Davidovich Hellerman started work at Chernobyl in 1976. when the first reactor began operating. He was a senior manager at the

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Chernobyl nuclear disaster remembered

Thirty years ago, on April 26 a catastrophic nuclear accident occurred at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in northern Ukraine. An explosion and

Thirty years ago, on April 26 a catastrophic nuclear accident occurred at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in northern Ukraine. An explosion and

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Chernobyl: thirty years on, health issues remain

Thirty years after one of the world's worst nuclear disasters, fears over radiation contamination at Chernobyl have not gone away.

Thirty years after one of the world's worst nuclear disasters, fears over radiation contamination at Chernobyl have not gone away.

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The 'arch' New Safe Confinement for reactor 4 at Chernobyl

The first images of Chernobyl following the accident at the nuclear power plant were filmed by journalist Valeryi Makarenko on May,12,1986. It was 16

The first images of Chernobyl following the accident at the nuclear power plant were filmed by journalist Valeryi Makarenko on May,12,1986. It was 16

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Chernobyl thirty years on

On April 26, 1986 a reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine exploded, causing an environmental disaster never before seen. Acute

On April 26, 1986 a reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine exploded, causing an environmental disaster never before seen. Acute

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Belarus: the silent victim of Chernobyl?

Focus on the victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, whose 30-year anniversary is being marked this week, naturally falls upon the host country

Focus on the victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, whose 30-year anniversary is being marked this week, naturally falls upon the host country

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Life in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

A visit to the ghost town of Pripyat, Ukraine reveals what life is like three decades after the nuclear disaster.

A visit to the ghost town of Pripyat, Ukraine reveals what life is like three decades after the nuclear disaster.

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The silent screams of Pripyat, 30 years on

It’s the silence that strikes one the most in Pripyat when you see the artifacts that once formed part of thousands of everyday human routines

It’s the silence that strikes one the most in Pripyat when you see the artifacts that once formed part of thousands of everyday human routines

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Chernobyl and Fukushima: lessons not learned

Around 8,000 km and 25 years separate the catastrophic Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters. There are clear differences between the Ukraine and

Around 8,000 km and 25 years separate the catastrophic Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters. There are clear differences between the Ukraine and

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Ukraine still suffering from Chernobyl fallout

According to scientific tests on behalf of Greenpeace, 30 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, people are still exposed to high levels

According to scientific tests on behalf of Greenpeace, 30 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, people are still exposed to high levels

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Radioactive waste repository opens in Chernobyl exclusion zone

A new central repository for radioactive waste has opened in the Chernobyl exclusion zone in Ukraine. The facility has been funded by the UK and the

A new central repository for radioactive waste has opened in the Chernobyl exclusion zone in Ukraine. The facility has been funded by the UK and the

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Ukraine blaze 'under control' near Chernobyl

Ukrainian fire fighters have now managed to contain a huge forest fire which was headed for the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear power plant.

Ukrainian fire fighters have now managed to contain a huge forest fire which was headed for the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear power plant.

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Chernobyl Children: what makes Ukrainians born in 1986 different?

On April 26, 1986 a series of unsuccessful tests at the 4th reactor of Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the north-west of Ukraine caused an explosion

On April 26, 1986 a series of unsuccessful tests at the 4th reactor of Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the north-west of Ukraine caused an explosion

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New Chernobyl shelter into final construction phase

The building of a new structure to contain radiation from Chernobyl in Ukraine and make it safe is into its final stage. The shelter, more than 100

The building of a new structure to contain radiation from Chernobyl in Ukraine and make it safe is into its final stage. The shelter, more than 100

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Remembering the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, 28 years on

Ukrainians have been marking the 28th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, the world’s worst nuclear accident. At around 1.26 am, the exact time

Ukrainians have been marking the 28th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, the world’s worst nuclear accident. At around 1.26 am, the exact time