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Chernobyl New Safe Confinement

Architectural structures

The New Safe Confinement is a structure built to contain the remains of the No. 4 reactor unit at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant near Pripyat, Ukraine, destroyed during the Chernobyl disaster in 1986. The structure also encloses the temporary "sarcophagus" built around the reactor immediately after the disaster. It will prevent the release of contaminants from the existing shelter and protect it from any external influence.