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☢ The Chernobyl disaster was a nuclear accident that occurred on April 26, 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukrainian SSR (now Ukraine). It is considered the worst nuclear power plant accident in history, and the only one classified as a level 7 event on the International Nuclear Event Scale. The disaster began during a systems test at reactor number four of the Chernobyl plant, which is near the town of Pripyat. ☢

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Pripyat

In the abandoned city of Pripyat. Technically speaking I suspect I wasn't meant to be in this particular spot, having got separated from the group for a short while, but hey. I passed the radioactivity test on the way out of the exclusion zone, so there.

The “highly radioactive” control room at Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant’s Reactor 4 at the center of the facility’s infamous 1986 catastrophe is open for tourists, so long as they wear a protective suit, helmet, and gloves while inside, CNN reported. Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Chernobyl Reactor 4, Nuclear Reactor, Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Chernobyl Disaster, Abandoned Buildings, Abandoned Places, Abandoned Homes

32 Photos of the Infamous 1986 Chernobyl Disaster

The Chernobyl disaster was a nuclear meltdown that occurred on April 26, 1986, in the No. 4 light water graphite moderated reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant near Pripyat, in what was part of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic of the Soviet Union. During a late night safety test which simulated a station power-failure […]

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Chernobyl Children International

(Photos by Alex Kladoff) Yan is part of Chernobyl Children International's Community Care program. The program gives families he support they need to...

April 26 is the day the world commemorates the worst-ever nuclear disaster. Twenty-eight years after the Chernobyl power plant blew up, RT remembers the tragedy and takes a look at the changes that time has wrought to the fallout zone. Chernobyl 1986, Chernobyl Disaster, Chernobyl Today, Chernobyl Liquidators, Ukraine, Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Nuclear Apocalypse, Francis Picabia, Apocalypse

Chernobyl then and now: 28 haunting images from nuclear disaster

April 26 is the day the world commemorates the worst-ever nuclear disaster. Twenty-eight years after the Chernobyl power plant blew up, RT remembers the tragedy and takes a look at the changes that time has wrought to the fallout zone.

Igor Kostin was one of the five photographers in the world to take pictures of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster near Pripyat in Uk. Chernobyl Today, Chernobyl 1986, Chernobyl Disaster, Chernobyl Reactor, Ukraine, Nuclear Apocalypse, Nuclear Winter, Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Nuclear Disasters

Chernobyl nuclear disaster – in pictures

In the immediate aftermath of the explosion on 26 April, 1986, few were prepared to endure the massive radiation levels and document the disaster, but Russian photographer Igor Kostin did. Here is a selection of his finest images

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En Ucrania, a unos 100 kilómetros al norte de Kiev el 26 de abril de 1986 a la 1:23 hs. de (Moscú) el reactor número 4 de la central nuclear de Chernobyl sufre el mayor accidente nuclear conocido en su tipo hasta el presente. En medio de una prueba en la cual se simulaba un…

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this child was born with severe birth defects many years after the Chernobyl accident ; the mother just happened to live a little too close to the zone

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The Chernobyl meltdown

The Soviet government made the following announcement two days after the accident. "There has been an accident at the Chernobyl Nucle...

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A team of liquidators lines up in preparation for cleanup runs to the highly radioactive rooftop of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, in a photograph taken five months after the initial explosion. Chernobyl 1986, Chernobyl Disaster, Chernobyl Today, Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Nuclear Energy, Fukushima, Nuclear Apocalypse, Nuclear Disasters, Foto Real

Pictures: "Liquidators" Endured Chernobyl 25 Years Ago

Robots couldn't handle the intense radiation at Chernobyl, so the dangerous nuclear cleanup job fell to the "liquidators" — a corps of soldiers, firefighters, miners, and volunteers.

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The Famous Photo of Chernobyl's Most Dangerous Radioactive Material Was a Selfie

At first glance, it’s hard to know what’s happening in this picture. A giant mushroom seems to have sprouted in a factory floor, where ghostly men in...

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32 Photos of the Infamous 1986 Chernobyl Disaster

The Chernobyl disaster was a nuclear meltdown that occurred on April 26, 1986, in the No. 4 light water graphite moderated reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant near Pripyat, in what was part of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic of the Soviet Union. During a late night safety test which simulated a station power-failure […]

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