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Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant

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The Chernobyl Disaster: How It Happened

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Roof collapses at Chernobyl nuclear power plant

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Watch: Rare look inside Chernobyl power plant's radioactive ruins

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UKRAINE: CHERNOBYL NUCLEAR POWER PLANT CLOSURE LATEST

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Chernobyl's 1986 disaster

The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant is a closed but not yet fully decommissioned nuclear power plant near the Ukrainian city of Prypiat, 14.5 kilometers (9 mi) northwest of the city of Chernobyl, 16 kilometers (10 mi) from the Belarus–Ukraine border, and about 110 kilometers (68 mi) north of Kiev.
  • Construction 

  • Design 

  • Accidents and incidents 

  • Decommissioning