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Chernobyl, Ukraine, Ocober 1995..The explosion at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant on April 26 1986 was the worst nuclear accident in history..Ruins inside the sarcophagus enclosing Reactor No 4.

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Chernobyl nuclear disaster – in pictures

June 1992: Kostin revisits the machine room under the sarcophagus of reactor 4. Photograph: Igor Kostin/Corbis

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El accidente de Chernóbil fue un accidente nuclear sucedido en la central nuclear de Chernóbil (Ucrania) el 26 de abril de 1986. Considerado, junto con el Ac...

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The first ever photo taken of the Chernobyl disaster, 14 hours after the explosion. It was taken by photographer Igor Kostin in the first he...

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Chernobyl nuclear disaster – in pictures

After the evacuation of Chernobyl on 5 May, 1986, liquidators wash the radioactive dust off the streets using a product called "bourda", meaning molasses. Chernobyl had about 15,000 inhabitants before the accident

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